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Watch: Sanjana Ganesan reveals Bumrah and his mother’s reaction on his Test captaincy news

Team India is all set to face England in the rescheduled 5th Test vs England from Friday under Jasprit Bumrah’s leadership. Bumrah became India’s 36th Test captain after his name’s announcement came from BCCI on Thursday. Sharing how Bumrah and his family reacted to the news, wife Sanjana Ganesan revealed to Mahela Jayawardene in an ICC video interaction that Bumrah’s mother was very happy and even had a few tips and tricks to provide to the Indian pacer ahead of the 5th Test, starting from Friday. Sanjana Ganesan reveals Jasprit Bumrah and his family’s reaction following his 🇮🇳 captaincy announcement. Read more 👉 https://t.co/JF76BAjcUE pic.twitter.com/GZNDV6o51J — ICC (@ICC) July 1, 2022 “She’s very excited. She’s always liked to see him do well, because he loves the sport and she’s ...
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India vs England, 5th Test: Old rivalry, new look | Cricket News – Times of India

Both India & England have fresh management but the spotlight will also be on some familiar foes in the rescheduled fifth Test starting todayUnlike the India-Australia contests, the India versus England rivalry has been devoid of personality clashes like Shane Warne vs Sachin Tendulkar or Glenn McGrath vs Tendulkar. There were only brief episodes in the early 2000s when Nasser Hussain and Sourav Ganguly clashed with their unique captaincy styles. It was only after the 2014 series, when Jimmy Anderson had Virat Kohli for lunch, breakfast and dinner, and Kohli responded in style in 2016 at home and 2018 away, that a clash of personalities got top billing. This one-off Test starting at Edgbaston on Friday will perhaps be the last time that one will see the ageing warhorse go up against ...
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Rohit Sharma returns to lead India in white-ball series against England, Arshdeep Singh gets his maiden ODI call-up | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: India on Thursday announced squads for the three-match T20I and ODI series against England, set to be played after the rescheduled fifth Test, with Rohit Sharma returning to lead both white-ball sides. Rohit, who has been ruled out of the Edgbaston Test, starting on Friday, after testing Covid-19 positive, is expected to recover and be fit for the white ball series, beginning on July 7 in Southampton. So he has been named as the skipper for both T20I and ODI series. Keeping in mind the short time gap between the last day of the fifth Test and the start of the T20I series, the All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked two different squads for the three 20-over matches. The squad for the first T20I have all players, who took part in the recently concluded two-match series ag...
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India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah drawing inspiration from MS Dhoni ahead of captaincy debut | Cricket News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: Accidental India captain Jasprit Bumrah feels leading the Indian team is the biggest achievement of his career and he would go into the rescheduled fifth Test remembering the wise words of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had no captaincy experience but went on to achieve phenomenal success as leader. Bumrah only got to know that he will be captaining the Indian team on Thursday morning after Rohit Sharma returned another positive test for Covid-19, ruling him out of the game. Taking on an in-form England side will be a big challenge but Bumrah is up for it. NEWS 🚨 - @Jaspritbumrah93 to lead #TeamIndia in the fifth Test Match against England.@RishabhPant17 will be the v… https://t.co/wOErUMASyN— BCCI (@BCCI) 1656593316000"The taste of success feels good when there is pressure. I am...
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India vs England, 5th Test: Jasprit Bumrah to lead India after Rohit Sharma ruled out due to Covid-19 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: All the speculations surrounding who will lead India in the rescheduled fifth Test against England on Friday have finally come to an end after the Indian cricket board (BCCI) officially announced that pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will lead the Indian side since regular skipper Rohit Sharma has been ruled out due to Covid-19. Bumrah will be the first pacer since Kapil Dev to captain India in Test cricket. India lead the five-match series 2-1. Friday's match should have been played in Manchester last September only to be postponed just hours before the scheduled start because of Covid-19 concerns in the India camp. NEWS 🚨 - @Jaspritbumrah93 to lead #TeamIndia in the fifth Test Match against England.@RishabhPant17 will be the v… https://t.co/wOErUMASyN— BCCI (@BCCI) 16565933160...
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EXCLUSIVE: India vs England – India will clinch series by winning fifth Test, not drawing it, says Mohammed Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Mohammed Siraj had put his heart and soul into his bowling in Australia when the Indian team was there last in 2020-21. He lost his father while he was in Australia, ahead of the 4 Test series, but stayed on to play. He made his Test debut in the second Test in Melbourne and had match figures of 5-77. As India stood on the cusp of a win in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane, Siraj found himself standing behind the boundary rope. And when Rishabh Pant smashed Josh Hazlewood for the match-winning boundary in the Gabba Test to win the series he ran towards the two Indian batsmen at the crease - Pant and Navdeep Saini - to hug them and then took out one stump as a souvenir. He then waved his hands at the crowd. His eyes were moist, a big smile on his face. He looked up to the ...
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England one of my favorite places to play cricket: Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur has earned the title of Lord from his teammates and the cricket fans. A name he believes he is referred to more for his performances vs England. ‘It shows how much people and my teammates love me’, he said in a recent video posted by bcci.tv. It is only poetically apt that Thakur loves to play cricket in England. ‘England is bowler’s paradise they say,” the 30-year old said. “The ball swings here and at a time you can get a lot of wickets, in one spell. So yeah, England is one of my favorite places to play cricket.” From fond memories of playing in England to the funniest nicknames given to him by his teammates. 👍👍 @imShard shares it all as #TeamIndia gear up for the rescheduled #ENGvIND Test at Edgbaston. 👌 👌 – By @RajalArora Full interview 🎥⬇️https://t.co/kewiZpuSmp pi...
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I want match-winning contributions from Virat Kohli even if it’s not three figure mark: Rahul Dravid | Cricket News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: Virat Kohli has set an altogether different bench-mark with his 70 international hundreds but Rahul Dravid, from a coach's perspective, wants his best batter to make "match-winning contributions" even if it is not a three-figure one like it has happened over the years. Kohli has not scored an international hundred since November 2019 but Dravid dismissed notions that the owner of 27 Test hundreds is "lacking in motivation". "As players, you go through these phases and I don't think you need motivation to be very honest with you and I think in Virat's case it is nothing to do with lack of motivation or desire," Dravid said ahead of India's rescheduled fifth Test against England starting here on Friday. "It's not always focussing on those three figures like even a 70-odd (79) ...
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India vs England, 5th Test: India to take late call on Rohit Sharma’s inclusion after positive Covid test | Cricket News – Times of India

India's captain Rohit Sharma may miss their Test match against England starting on Friday after he tested positive for Covid-19, but the team will take a late call on his inclusion after his next Covid test, head coach Rahul Dravid said on Wednesday. Sharma tested positive during a warm-up match in Leicester last week and the question of who leads the side in his absence has been left hanging, with vice-captain KL Rahul not in the squad due to an injury. India were 2-1 ahead in the series last September when the final Test at Old Trafford was cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in their camp. The fifth Test will be played in Edgbaston from Friday. "We'll keep monitoring him (Sharma). We've got close to 36 hours to go. He'll have a test later tonight and one tomorrow as well. It's up to th...
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India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah named captain after Rohit Sharma tests Covid positive for second time

Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the fifth Test against England in Edgbaston after testing positive for COVID-19 for the second time and Jasprit Bumrah has been named captain of the team. For the first time in three and a half decades, a fast bowler will lead India in a Test match. Bumrah is set to follow in Kapil Dev’s footsteps. Earlier this year, Bumrah had been promoted as the vice-captain of the Indian team for the three-match ODI series in South Africa. With Rohit Sharma likely to be out of the one-off Test match against England, due to Covid, a place has opened up at the top of India’s Test-match batting line-up. India might have to go with stand-in opener Hanuma Vihari, who’s done it before or there might be an outside chance for Srikar Bharat. Hanuma Vihari has opened before,...
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England will come out with same mindset against India: Ben Stokes

Relentless in their 3-0 sweep of New Zealand, England captain Ben Stokes said there will be no let-up in intensity against India in the upcoming rescheduled fifth Test. Under the leadership of Stokes and new coach Brendon McCullum, England recorded a phenomenal 3-0 win in the Test series against reigning WTC champions New Zealand, capping it off with a seven-wicket victory in the third and final match at Headingley. The one-off Test against India, a part of last year’s five-match series, which was abandoned due to a COVID-19 outbreak, will begin at Edgbaston on Friday. “Trust me when I say this. We’ll be coming out with exactly the same (aggressive) mindset, even though it’s a different opposition,” Stokes said on Monday. “Obviously, it’s going to be a completely different… different op...
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Rohit Sharma can be relieved as captain from T20s: Virender Sehwag

Former India opener Virender Sehwag feels current skipper Rohit Sharma could be relieved from captaincy duties from T20s so that the 35-year-old can manage his workload better. Rohit has not been able to feature in all of India’s matches since taking over as captain due to injuries and workload management. “If the Indian team management has someone else in mind as captain in the T20 format, then I think, Rohit (Sharma) could be relieved and the following can be taken into consideration going forward,” Sehwag told PTI in an interview. “One, that would allow Rohit to manage his workload and mental fatigue, given his age. Rohit Sharma is down with Covid-19 infection these days. (FILE) “Two, once someone new is appointed as captain in T20s, it would also allow Rohit to take breaks and reju...
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Rohit Sharma can be relieved from T20I captaincy: Virender Sehwag | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India opener Virender Sehwag reckons that skipper Rohit Sharma could be relieved from captaincy duties in the T20I format which would allow him to manage his workload better. Rohit has not been able to feature in all of India's matches since taking over as captain due to injuries and workload management. "If the Indian team management has someone else in mind as captain in the T20 format, then I think, Rohit (Sharma) could be relieved and the following can be taken into consideration going forward," Sehwag told PTI in an interview. "One, that would allow Rohit to manage his workload and mental fatigue, given his age. "Two, once someone new is appointed as captain in T20s, it would also allow Rohit to take breaks and rejuvenate himself to lead India in both Tests and OD...
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Bumrah likely to be a rare fast bowling captain for India

For the first time in three and a half decades, a fast bowler is likely to lead India in a Test match. Jasprit Bumrah is set to follow in Kapil Dev’s footsteps after regular captain Rohit Sharma tested positive for Covid-19 just days ahead of the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston starting July 1. Not since 1987 has a pace bowler been at the helm of the Indian Test XI, and with regular vice-captain KL Rahul out injured, Bumrah may occupy the hot seat. Head coach Rahul Dravid had alluded to the number of different captains he has had to deal with during his relatively short tenure, and it seems another name will be added to the list. There is still a slim chance for Rohit to play, and lead India, in Birmingham as the five-day isolation period mandated for Covid-positive ...
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India vs Leicestershire: Kohli gets into groove with a watchful fifty

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah averted each other’s gaze. Kohli turned towards the square-leg umpire and practised a forward defensive; Bumrah strode back to the top of his run-up. As if nothing had happened. Seconds ago, Kohli had upper-punched than upper cut. Bumrah for a six over the point boundary. The ball was on the shorter side of the back-of-length band, just outside the off-stump. Kohli arched back, opened up his left-shoulder and punched him aerially. Imagine if it were to happen in a competitive game, the footage would have acquired the value of pure gold. ✂️ | 𝐊𝐨𝐡𝐥𝐢 𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐬 𝐁𝐮𝐦𝐫𝐚𝐡 𝐟𝐨𝐫 6️⃣. What a shot! Kohli is now onto 44. Can he get to 5️⃣0️⃣ ? Find out. 👇 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 𝐒𝐓𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐌: https://t.co/SFmJYQNe8u 👈 🇮🇳 235/6, lead by 237 🦊 #IndiaTourMatch | #LEIvIND | #TeamIndia pic.twitt...
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Umran Malik should be in T20 World Cup team, feels Dilip Vengsarkar | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Impressed by his raw pace, former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar feels rookie pacer Umran Malik should board the flight to Australia for this year's T20 World Cup. "I hope so because he (Umran) is a very exciting talent. He did well in the IPL and he deserves a chance as he looked the best bowler in the format. I hope he is in the plane and I am sure he will do well if given an opportunity," Vengsarkar told reporters here on Saturday. The T20 World Cup is set to be played in Australia in October-November later this year. "He (Umran) is young and raring to go. You must give an opportunity to someone who is in form. He is young, keen to play and hungry for success," added the former national chairman of selectors. Umran had picked up 22 wickets in 14 games for Sunrisers Hyderabad ...
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Warm-up match, Day 2: Rishabh Pant rises in west with his signature attacking batting | Cricket News – Times of India

(Photo credit: @leicsccc Twitter)LEICESTER: Rishabh Pant decided to rise in the west after his woes in the sub-continent, batting in his signature attacking manner to hog the limelight on the second day of the warm-up match between India and Leicestershire here. One among four India players to turn out for the English county side in the practice match meant to help the visitors acclimatise with the conditions, Pant knocked his way to an entertaining 76 off 87 balls at Grace Road. During his 154-minute stay in the middle, Pant entertained the crowd with 14 boundaries and a six. Responding to India's 246 for eight declared after a day of multiple rain interruptions, Leicestershire were primed to take a sizable lead over the tourists when Pant was in his element. But the possibility died d...
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India vs South Africa: It’s okay, we had an off day as bowling unit, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar | Cricket News – Times of India

CUTTACK: India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday said the bowlers let stand-in skipper Rishabh Pant down in the high-scoring first T20 International against South Africa. Elevated to captaincy after designated skipper KL Rahul pulled out on the eve of the series opener after a groin injury, Pant had a forgettable outing leading the side for the first time ever, even as his bowlers struggled with their line and length. Bhuvenshwar backed the wicketkeeper-batter and said he's a long way to go. "He's a young captain and it was his first match. I'm sure he will try to do better and improve as the series progresses. Generally the captain is as good as the team and it's a team effort. "Our bowling did not go off well and let him down. If we did well then you would have hailed his decision-...
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Immediately apologized to Kohli after running him out in Adelaide Test, reveals Rahane | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: While he will always cherish leading India to a famous Test series triumph over Australia during the tour Down Under in the 2020-21 season, there's one memory that troubled Ajinkya Rahane a lot at the beginning of the series. In the first pink/ball Test at Adelaide in December 2020, Rahane was involved in a bad mix-up with Virat Kohli, which resulted in the Indian captain being run out when he was batting well, for 74. Kohli left the tour after that game for the birth of his child. At that point, Kohli and Rahane, who was the vice-captain, were putting together a fine partnership. Kohli, especially, was going great guns and almost making the Australians believe that India was going to take the match away from them. Rahane, who was the batsman facing the attack with Kohli on the ...
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India vs South Africa: Rishabh Pant elated to lead India after KL Rahul’s injury | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Rishabh Pant said Wednesday he will make the most of his unexpected chance to captain India after KL Rahul was ruled out to injury on the eve of the Twenty20 series against South Africa. Rahul was appointed captain of the team after all-format skipper Rohit Sharma and superstar Virat Kohli took a break when the Indian Premier League wrapped up, but he has now been sidelined by a groin injury. Pant, a wicketkeeper-batsman who leads Delhi Capitals in the IPL, will take charge in his place for the five-match series, which begins Thursday in New Delhi. "It's a great feeling, especially getting an opportunity like this in your hometown, (no) bigger opportunity than that and I will make the most of it," the 24-year-old told reporters. Pant added that his performance would be bolste...