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Indian cricket has come a long way, says Wes Hall | Cricket News – Times of India

BRIDGETOWN: "I have seen many great players bat, you’re right up there. I have been following your career, score a few more centuries," the legendary Wes Hall told Virat Kohli at the Kensington Oval on Tuesday.Hall had come to the ground to present his autobiography to Kohli and coach Rahul Dravid and it became quite an occasion for all those who were around, trying to record a beautiful moment.The legendary pacer of the 1950s and 60s had played only 48 Tests during his playing days over 16 years. "It amazes me how much more these boys play," the octogenarian said, trying to go back in time. When asked to compare his bowling days and whether he would have enjoyed the situation here, Hall thought for a minute. "I don’t like the fact that when batters can bat for 20 overs, why should ther...

‘He’s like Kapil Dev’: Stephen Fleming praises India all-rounder for improving his bowling skills | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former New Zealand skipper and Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming has praised Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube for his dedication to improving his bowling skills during the 2024 Indian Premier League season. Dube, who is part of India's T20 World Cup squad, could play a crucial role with the ball if needed.T20 World Cup ScheduleDube bowled consistently in the home series against Afghanistan but only managed a solitary over during the IPL season.However, Dube's bowling came into focus again when he delivered three overs in the recent warm-up match against Bangladesh. His style of bowling could be advantageous on the low and slow tracks expected in the Caribbean.Fleming discussed Dube's progress and the impact of the IPL's impact player rule on his development as a bo...