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India vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne, the pineapple on pizza loving underdog, on his duel with Ravindra Jadeja and instinct

India vs Australia: For someone who likes pineapple on pizza, Marnus Labuschagne sure comes across as a highly articulate individual. Hush now. There’s no debate on the matter. A certainty that those who do prefer fruit over the Italian delicacy are outnumbered by those who don’t. In his latest newsletter, titled ‘an update from India’, the world number one Test batter makes it clear, ‘I love being the underdog’ and that he’s ‘optimistic of a strong fightback’ from the Australian team in a Test match starting Friday. Underdog’s the tag those who shrug their shoulders at hearing ‘world number one Test batter’ for Marnus Labuschagne would’ve given him. ‘So what he’s scored 3150 runs across in 33 Tests, he’s yet to face India at home’, they’d go. But even they in the aftermath of Nagpur wo...
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IND vs AUS: ‘Want Warner to counter-attack the opposition bowling attack’, says Pat Cummins

With all eyes on the pitch and playing XIs, India and Australia are all set to lock horns in the second Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test starting from Friday at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium. David Warner’s lean patch in Test matches has been a matter of concern for Australia. The manner in which Mohammed Shami sent his off stump cartwheeling didn’t make for a pretty picture and whether he gets another chance remains to be seen. While addressing the media ahead of the Test, Aussie captain Pat Cummins on Thursday hinted that Australia might not drop David Warner from the Delhi Test. Here’s what he said- On David Warner’s place “Warner, when he tries to apply pressure to the opposition is the best, This echoed the sentiment of several former players who wanted Warner to counter-attack t...