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‘First ODI ton in 3 years’: Rohit Sharma takes aim at broadcaster | Cricket News – Times of India

INDORE: Rohit Sharma wasn’t too pleased with BCCI's official broadcaster Star Sports showing his 85-ball 101 in the third ODI against New Zealand at the Holkar Stadium on Tuesday was the Indian captain’s first in this format in three years.Replying to a question about the three-year gap between his 29th and 30th ODI century-his last ton in this format came in January 2020 against Australia, a visibly irritated Rohit said: “Regarding the first hundred in three years, I’ve played only 12 ODIs in three years, so three years sounds a lot..”When the journalist told him that it wasn’t a critical observation of him, Rohit shot back: “You guys should know what’s happening. I know that it was shown on the broadcast, sometimes, you (the broadcasters) need to show the right things also. The last e...
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You can rule the world: Mohammed Shami advises Umran Malik to work on line and length | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Umran Malik might be warming the bench in the ODI series against New Zealand as the team management has preferred all-rounder Shardul Thakur over him but the express pacer has been mighty impressive with his sheer pace in his short international career.Bowling at around 150 clicks consistently, the Jammu and Kashmir speedster has taken the Indian cricket by storm with his raw pace but has struggled with accuracy. Veteran Indian pacer Mohammed Shami, who tormented the Kiwis with the new ball alongside Mohammed Siraj in the second one-dayer, is excited with the pace Umran has but advised him to work on his line and length.1/10Indian bowlers outclass New Zealand batters in 2nd ODIShow Captions<p>Indian bowlers fired in unison as they bundled out Black Caps for just 108 in ...
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India vs New Zealand: Prefer playing matches over practice, says Mohammed Shami | Cricket News – Times of India

RAIPUR: At a time when Jasprit Bumrah has been unavailable, the reassuring presence of Mohammed Shami is extremely vital in India’s ODI set-up. On Saturday, Shami proved his worth yet again, destroying the opposition’s top-order. Swinging the ball like a banana while slipping in the odd bouncer, he could have added to his tally, and perhaps bagged a fifer too, but the Kiwis folded up way too early. There was some help for the Indian seamers on a pitch which was still a bit damp, but Shami and Co. still deserve credit for bowling a nagging line and length. “The conditions were not as good as it seemed. They got out early, but conditions were not overtly bowler friendly. We dismissed them cheaply by bowling a testing length,” Shami said. On being quizzed about his role in the team now, Sh...
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Pace does matter and adds a different dimension to the attack: Paras Mhambrey on Umran Malik | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Team India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey is quite impressed the way speedster Umran Malik has progressed and said the decision of playing him will depend on surface and requirement of the team combination."The way Malik has progressed, it is very heartening to see. Pace does matter and adds a different dimension to the attack. The decision of playing him will depend on the surface and requirement of the team combination," Mhambrey said in the media interaction on the eve of the second ODI against New Zealand in Raipur."Umran is very much in the scheme of things as far as the World Cup is concerned. He adds a lot of value to the team," added Mhambrey.On seasoned Shardul Thakur, Mhambrey said: “That (batting) is one of the reasons why we picked him (Thakur). He adds depth to the...
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Mohammed Siraj’s stock soars with wobble-seam delivery | Cricket News – Times of India

Pacer makes strong impact in white-ball cricket in Bumrah's absenceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Not often do you see a fielding captain deploying four slips and a leg slip in white-ball cricket, especially in Indian conditions. And that too on a pitch where the team batting first has scored close to 400 runs.But on Sunday evening at the Greenfield stadium here in Thiruvananthapuram, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma decided to place such an attacking field in the final ODI of the three-match series because Mohammed Siraj was causing havoc among the Sri Lankan batsmen.Siraj, who looks to be in fine rhythm while running in and was the most impressive bowler in the first two ODIs against the Lankans, had reserved his best for last. In an inspired opening spell, he plotted the downfall of the visitors by ...
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Destiny’s Child: Siraj’s phenomenal rise from Maidan cricket to being Team India’s bowling spearhead | Cricket News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: From being a gully ‘Maidan’ cricketer of First Lancer, which is nestled on the edge of the posh Banjara Hills, to becoming the mainstay of the Indian cricket team, Mohammed Siraj’s career has seen phenomenal growth. With Jasprit Bumrah out with injuries and Mohammed Shami not being consistent, Siraj has grown out of the shadows in the last one year to become the go-to man for the Indian team. His ability to get the early breakthroughs for the team is a major reason for India’s domination.In many ways Siraj is Destiny’s Child but he has had a couple of ‘farishtay’ to help him achieve his dream of playing for India. Though passionate about cricket, Siraj bowled with a proper cricket ball only in 2015. Till that time, he had played with a tennis ball. Given a break by Mohd Mahbo...
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Siraj’s form is great sign for India going into World Cup, feel Kohli and Rohit | Cricket News – Times of India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Senior players Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma feel pacer Mohammed Siraj's outstanding run of form in 50-over cricket augers well for the Indian team heading into the World Cup later this year.In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah, who has been on the sidelines due to a lower back stress fracture, Siraj has emerged as India's most successful bowler in ODIs in the past year."(Mohammed) Shami has always been there for us but the way Siraj has come in and done with the new ball has been outstanding," Kohli said at the post-match presentation after India's 317-run win over Sri Lanka in the the third and final ODI here."He has taken the maximum number of wickets in the powerplay, which was an issue for us early. He is always making the batters think, which is a great sign for us ...
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Umran Malik clocks 156 kph, betters own record as India’s fastest bowler | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Young fast bowler Umran Malik has been surprising everyone with his sheer pace and is getting better with each passing day. The pace sensation on Tuesday bettered his own record of India's fastest bowler as he clocked a 156 kph delivery in the first ODI against Sri Lanka at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.Paceman Malik set the speed gun on fire in his second over - 14th over of the Lankan innings - of his first spell.The right-arm pacer recently clocked 155 kph in the first T20I against Sri Lanka to become the fastest Indian bowler surpassing Jasprit Bumrah's record. The Jammu-born pacer surpassed Bumrah's record of 153.36 kph to earn the tag of being the fastest Indian bowler.Mohammed Shami is third on the list for bowling the fastest delivery. He racked up his pac...
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India look for fresh start in World Cup year as ODIs against Sri Lanka begin | Cricket News – Times of India

GUWAHATI: A lot has changed in Indian cricket over the past one year, with the captain-coach combo changing across formats as Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma took over from Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli. What remained constant was the Men in Blue's fortunes in ICC tournaments.A semifinal exit in the T20 World Cup Down Under and an unsuccessful attempt to defend the Asia Cup highlighted the year. Team India will be eager to start their journey in the New Year on a winning note, given that the ODI World Cup is scheduled at home later this year.So the ODI series against Sri Lanka, starting from Tuesday at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, offers the perfect opportunity.Nets ✅Fan meet-ups 😃 ✅#TeamIndia skipper @ImRo45 is all geared-up for #INDvSL ODI series opener 💪🏻… https://t.co/5XnyH1UbEf— BCC...
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India vs Sri Lanka: Bumrah’s injury tempers return of stalwarts for ODIs against SL | Cricket News – Times of India

GUWAHATI: India were left with a mixed feeling on the eve of their ODI series against Sri Lanka as on one hand they will have stalwarts Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli returning to the side while on the other, unfit pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will yet again miss the action.Bumrah was expected to bolster the bowling attack in the three-match series commencing here on Tuesday, but his return has been delayed further after he failed to recover completely from the stress fracture in the lower back, which has seen him miss several assignments including the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup.There is now a question mark over whether the pace spearhead will be available for the white-ball home series against New Zealand beginning on January 18, and whether he will be in contention for the four-Tes...
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Bumrah’s injury tempers return of stalwarts for ODIs against Sri Lanka

India were left with a mixed feeling on the eve of their ODI series against Sri Lanka as on one hand they will have stalwarts Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli returning to the side while on the other, unfit pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will yet again miss the action. Bumrah was expected to bolster the bowling attack in the three-match series commencing here on Tuesday, but his return has been delayed further after he failed to recover completely from the stress fracture in the lower back, which has seen him miss several assignments including the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup. There is now a question mark over whether the pace spearhead will be available for the white-ball home series against New Zealand beginning on January 18, and whether he will be in contention for the four-Test Border...
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Bumrah’s international comeback delayed after being ruled out of ODI series vs SL on fitness grounds

India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah’s international comeback delayed after being ruled out of ODI series against Sri Lanka on fitness grounds, PTI reported. Bumrah was added to India’s ODI side for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting from Tuesday at Guwahati. It was back in September last year after the three-match T20I series against Australia that Bumrah had been ruled out of the T20 World Cup down under owing to a recurring back injury. The pacer has since undergone rehabilitation and has been declared fit by the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and will be joining the Indian ODI squad soon, per a statement by the BCCI. Earlier last summer, the Indian pacer had encountered the injury during the India tour of England in July and had been out of action for almost two ...
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Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of ODI series against Sri Lanka on fitness grounds | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah was on Monday ruled out of the three-match one-day international (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, as reported by PTI. Bumrah, has been out of action due to a stress reaction to his back since the Australia T20Is at home last year, was named in the ODI squad for the ODI series, starting January 10. The first ODI of three-match series will be played on January 10 at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. The iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the second game on January 12 and the third ODI will be played on January 15 at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.India recently defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in the T20I series.!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; ...
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Watch: Umran Malik’s scorcher to dismiss Bhanuka Rajapaksa | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: There are a few better sights in cricket than a fast bowler steaming in to hurl down pacy deliveries. And in Umran Malik, India have discovered a tearaway quick who sends down fast balls at alarming regularity.In the 1st T20I against Sri Lanka in Mumbai on Tuesday, Umran had already broken Jasprit Bumrah's record of bowling the fastest ball by an Indian by dismissing skipper Dasun Shanaka with a 155kph scorcher.And on Thursday in the 2nd T20I in Pune, Umran unleashed another quick delivery to shatter the stumps of Sri Lanka's No. 3 batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa.Bowling from round the wicket to the left-handed Rajapaksa, Umran sent down a 147kph delivery that skidded through from back of a length and came in, and Rajapaksa was caught in a terrible position looking to play against ...
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Jasprit Bumrah added to India’s ODI squad for Sri Lanka series after NCA clearance

Jasprit Bumrah. | Photo Credit: AP Jasprit Bumrah has been added to India’s squad for the three-match ODI series, starting in Guwahati on January 10. Bumrah had been sidelined since last September due to a stress reaction in back.“The pacer has undergone rehabilitation and has been declared fit by the National Cricket Academy (NCA). He will be joining the Team India ODI squad soon,” Jay Shah, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement on Tuesday.NEWS - The All-India Senior Selection Committee has included pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India's ODI squad for the upcoming Mastercard 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. More details here - https://t.co/hIoAKbDnLA#INDvSL#TeamIndia— BCCI (@BCCI) January 3, 2023Bumrah had resumed bowling in the nets since late November an...
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Yo-Yo test and Dexa to be part of selection criteria as BCCI increases focus on player fitness | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's cricket board (BCCI) have decided to increase focus on player fitness ahead of the upcoming 2023 ODI World Cup, and on Sunday reintroduced the Yo-Yo test as one of the criteria for the selection of the Indian national team. Besides the Yo-Yo test, Dexa (bone scan test) has also been made part of the selection criteria. The BCCI took the decision in a high-profile review meeting in Mumbai. The meeting, which was pending since India's semi-final exit from the T20 World Cup in November, finally took place in the presence of BCCI president Roger Binny, honorary secretary Jay Shah, captain Rohit Sharma, coach Rahul Dravid, NCA chief VVS Laxman and selector Chetan Sharma."The Yo-Yo Test and Dexa will now be part of selection criteria and implemented in the customized roadma...
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Didn’t feel pressure of replacing Kuldeep, domestic grind helped me perform: Jaydev Unadkat | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Jaydev Unadkat did get his much-awaited chance with the red ball and he kept his "promise" with a spirited effort in his first Test for India after 12 years.His love for the longer version of the game became apparent more than ever in January when he typed a tweet that went viral."Dear red ball, please give me one more chance.. I'll make you proud, promise!" the left-arm pacer had posted.Dear red ball, please give me one more chance.. I’ll make you proud, promise! https://t.co/ThPUOpRlyR— Jaydev Unadkat (@JUnadkat) 1641314519000"Everyone thought that I was referring to a national comeback. I was just missing red ball cricket in general as Ranji Trophy was postponed for a second time (due to COVID)," Unadkat told PTI in an interview after his arrival from Bangladesh.The 31-yea...
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ICC Test rankings: Axar Patel surges to career-best position, Kuldeep Yadav jumps 19 spots | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: India all-rounder Axar Patel jumped 20 spots to reach a career-best 18th position while spinner Kuldeep Yadav catapulted 19 places to 49th in the latest ICC Test rankings released on Wednesday.Kuldeep, who was adjudged the Player of the Match for his eight for 113 in the first Test of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) against Bangladesh, has 455 rating points.Axar, who claimed five five scalps in the match, has 650 points as he broke into the top 20.Meanwhile, the injured Jasprit Bumrah (4th) and Ravichandran Ashwin (5th) continued their stay in top five.Among batters, veteran Cheteshwar Pujara and young Shubman Gill jumped 10 positions each to be 16th and 54th.Pujara knocks of 90 and 102 in the first Test against Bangladesh last week helped him break into the top 20 with 664...
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Rishabh Pant is aware about his role in the team, says bowling coach Mhambrey | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The moment Rishabh Pant gets into the middle he is ready to explode right from the word go irrespective of the format but the Indian team management continues to back him despite his audacious approach even when the situation needs a little bit of self restrain. When asked about wicketkeeper-batter's approach, ahead of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chattogram, bowling coach Paras Mhambrey categorically stated that the team management will never advise Pant to curb his natural attacking game as he knows his role and expectations from him. Pant, one of the most destructive players among the current crop, has so far scored five Test hundreds and 10 fifties in 31 games with centuries in England, Australia and South Africa. "We are not having any special discussion with Ris...
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How Team India can qualify for World Test Championship final | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With only six Tests remaining for Team India in the WTC cycle, an injury-plagued team has a big task in front of them with the first challenge coming up their way against Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series, starting in Chattogram on Wednesday. The Indian team will need to win all their six Test matches, which include two in Bangladesh and four against Australia at home, to keep themselves in contention for a top-two spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) points table. One defeat would be enough to put India on the brink of missing the final. The season-ending World Test Championship will be held in June, 2023 at the Oval in London. India, who will be without the services of injured Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami. will be ...