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‘They may have different approaches but…’: Paras Mhambrey on Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: India's bowling coach, Paras Mhambrey, reckons both Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami possess exceptional mental strength, despite their contrasting personalities. Mhambrey attributes this mental fortitude as a significant factor contributing to Team India's success.During the ODI World Cup last year, Kohli demonstrated his batting prowess by amassing an impressive 765 runs at an astounding average of 95.62, securing the top spot on the batting charts.On the other hand, Shami showcased his bowling prowess by claiming 24 wickets at a remarkable average of 10.70, topping the bowling charts. Their stellar performances played a crucial role in India's journey to the runner-up finish in the tournament.Despite their differences in personality, Kohli and Shami's mental resilience...
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IPL 2024: Supercharged Sunrisers Hyderabad take on shaky Gujarat Titans | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] AHMEDABAD: Buoyed by their 31-run triumph over MI in Hyderabad, SRH into their clash against GT — who are smarting from their 63-run defeat to CSK looking for an encore. Pat Cummins, who is also the Sunrisers skipper, and opener Travis Head have fond memories of their last visit to this stadium, when Australia won the ODI World Cup. The hosts, without the injured Mohammed Shami, look bereft of ideas in the bowling department.They leaked 206 against CSK and could only manage 143 in reply. Titans might look to shore up the batting by including Kane Williamson this time around. Veteran pacer Umesh Yadav’s predictable length has made him easy fodder while left-arm pacer Spencer Johnson too has been found wanting. Afghan allrounder Azmatullah Omarzai has found swing with the new ball b...
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IPL 2024: New era begins for Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] AHMEDABAD: A mix of style and substance is what makes Hardik Pandya stand out from the other cricketers of his generation. Neatly spiked hair, designer clothes and a chiselled body to go with a smart cricketing brain have made him the go to cricketing property in India, fast-tracking him the boy whose family once struggled to make ends meet into a world of constant spotlight. The spotlight in Ahmedabad on Sunday will again be on Pandya, who led Gujarat Titans with distinction in the last two IPL seasons. This time for a different reason, though. Having shifted allegiance to Mumbai Indians in a much hyped trade, Pandya will be under scrutiny as he leads the five-time champions against his former team. That he must lead this Mumbai Indians side comprising Rohit Sharma, the franchise...
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‘A great cricketing brain’: Kane Williamson more than happy to help Shubman Gill in Gujarat Titans leadership role | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: With the IPL season poised to kick off on Friday, Kane Williamson, who has captained in 100 Tests, is prepared and eager to mentor Gujarat Titans skipper Shubman Gill, who will be assuming a leadership role for the first time.The humble Williamson expressed his willingness to assist Gill in any capacity possible, praising the Indian cricketer as a "great thinker." Such commendation holds significant weight, especially coming from Williamson, a revered figure in international cricket."He (Gill) is a great player and like I said a great cricketing brain, and I would certainly encourage him to walk that path and take his decisions. No doubt what he will look to do the same," Williamson told PTI in an interview.At the age of 24, Gill was entrusted with the captaincy of the ...
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IPL 2024 | Gujarat Titans name Sandeep Warrier as Mohammed Shami’s replacement

[ad_1] Mohammed Shami has not played competitive cricket since last year’s ODI World Cup final. File | Photo Credit: PTI Gujarat Titans have roped in Kerala medium-pacer Sandeep Warrier as a replacement for injured senior Indian seamer Mohammed Shami, the Indian Premier League said on Wednesday.Shami recently underwent a successful Achilles heel surgery in London for his right heel problem.He is expected to be undergoing rehabilitation for almost the whole of IPL 2024, thus ruling him out of the entire event.Shami has not played competitive cricket since last year's ODI World Cup final here, which India lost by six wickets against Australia.As for Warrier, the 32-year-old has played five IPL matches since 2019, grabbing two wickets at an economy of 7.88."Shami – the veteran Indian pacer...
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Looking forward to next stage of my healing journey: Mohammed Shami | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Senior Indian pacer Mohammed Shami, who underwent surgery to address an injured ankle, shared on Wednesday that his stitches have been removed, marking a significant step in his healing process.Expressing anticipation for the next phase of his recovery journey, Shami, a key performer with 24 wickets in the 2023 ODI World Cup, recently missed the five-match Test series against England.Furthermore, he is set to be absent from the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) due to the surgery he underwent last month to address his ankle injury."Hello everyone! I wanted to provide an update on my recovery process. It has been 15 days since my surgery, and I recently had my stitches removed. I am thankful for the advancements and looking forward to the next stage of my healing jour...
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Indian Premier League 2024 | Rishabh Pant declared fit as keeper-batter; set to return as Delhi Capitals captain

[ad_1] The BCCI on March 12 declared Rishabh Pant fit to play as a wicketkeeper-batter in the upcoming IPL, brightening his prospects of a national comeback in the T20 World Cup after suffering multiple injuries in a harrowing car crash 14 months ago.Pant, who will once again be back as Delhi Capitals skipper, has undergone extensive rehabilitation and is ready to shoulder the dual responsibility in the event starting March 22, ending weeks of speculation surrounding his exact role in the league. "After undergoing an extensive 14-month rehab and recovery process, following a life-threatening road mishap on December 30th, 2022, near Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Rishabh Pant has now been declared fit as a wicket-keeper batter for the upcoming IPL 2024," said the BCCI in a statement. The T20 World...
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Rishabh Pant declared fit for IPL, Mohammed Shami and Prasidh Krishna ruled out

[ad_1] The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a statement on Tuesday has declared wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant fit for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), starting from March 22. However, the fast bowling duo of Mohammed Shami and Prasidh Krishna will miss the tournament due to injuries. Rishabh Pant hasn’t played a single game since the time he met with an accident after the Bangladesh series. “After undergoing an extensive 14-month rehab and recovery process, following a life-threatening road mishap on December 30th, 2022, near Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Rishabh Pant has now been declared fit as a wicket-keeper batter for the upcoming IPL 2024,” read the BCCI statement. Pant played some practice games and will be available for Delhi Capital’s opening match against Pu...
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Rishabh Pant declared fit as wicketkeeper-batter for IPL, injured pacer Mohammed Shami ruled out: BCCI | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant was declared fit by the Indian cricket board (BCCI) for the upcoming 17th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts on March 22.On Tuesday, BCCI posted on X: After undergoing an extensive 14-month rehab and recovery process, following a life-threatening road mishap on December 30th, 2022, Rishabh Pant has now been declared fit as a wicket-keeper batter for the upcoming #TATA @IPL 2024"But Mohammed Shami was ruled out of the tournament.The Board issued the following medical and fitness updates:"After undergoing an extensive 14-month rehab and recovery process, following a life-threatening road mishap on December 30th, 2022, near Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Rishabh Pant has now been declared fit as a wicket-keeper bat...
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Mohammed Shami to miss T20 World Cup, comeback likely in September | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Currently recuperating from an ankle surgery, premier India paceman Mohammed Shami is likely to make a comeback in the home series against Bangladesh in September later this year, said BCCI secretary Jay Shah. This means that the Shami's chances of participation in the upcoming T20 World Cup are all but over. The ICC's cricketing extravaganza will be jointly hosted by the West Indies and the USA in June.The 33-year-old missed the recently concluded five-match Test series against England and will also sit out of the IPL after having undergone surgery for Achilles tendon last month. "Shami's surgery is done, he is back in India. Shami's return is likely for the home series against Bangladesh. KL Rahul needed an injection, he has started rehab and is at the NCA," said Jay ...
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‘We got more timid…’: Brendon McCullum admits England’s timidity under pressure against India | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: England's cricket coach Brendon McCullum has openly admitted that the team's much-touted 'Bazball' approach requires significant adjustments following their 4-1 Test series defeat against India.In a candid assessment, McCullum conceded to the travelling British media, "Sometimes, you can get away with things. But when you're exposed the way we have been in the back end of this series in particular, it does require some pretty deep thinking and some adjustment to make sure we're staying true to what we believe in."Highlighting the pressure exerted by the Indian team, McCullum noted, "If anything, we got more timid as the series went on, and that was because of the pressure that was applied to us by the Indian lineup."The series saw promising performances from Indian youn...
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Watch | How India became a pace-bowling superpower

[ad_1] Watch | How India became a pace-bowling superpower India’s success in Test cricket has always been associated with its batting prowess and its unique spin-bowling core, several generations of which have helped build India as a Test fortress. But in the past half a decade or so, a breed of fast bowlers have changed the script. India has since became a pace-bowling superpower, highlighted by Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj at the centre of it all and well supported by other stalwarts like Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and more. How did India get so good at fast bowling? What does the data say?The Hindu spoke to Bharath Arun, the former India bowling coach who was in instrumental in getting the likes of Shami, Siraj and Bumrah to find their peak. Arun gives insight...
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Rohit, Virat remain in top bracket; Kishan, Iyer dropped from BCCI central contracts

[ad_1] India’s Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer take a run during the second one-day international cricket match between India and South Africa, in Ranchi. | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak Skipper Rohit Sharma and star batter Virat Kohli retained their place in the top bracket but the out-of-favour duo of Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer were excluded after ignoring the directive to play the Ranji Trophy as the BCCI unveiled its centrally contracted players for this year on February 28. Rohit, Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja figured in the A plus category, the highest bracket of the BCCI's central contracts list. "Please note that Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan were not considered for the annual contracts in this round of recommendations," said the BCCI in a statement. "The BCCI has reco...
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Mohammed Shami: ‘Shami, I’m confident…’: PM Narendra Modi’s special message for Team India’s star pacer Mohammed Shami | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his wishes for a swift recovery to India's star fast bowler Mohammed Shami following his Achilles tendon operation. "Wishing you a speedy recovery and good health, Mohammed Shami! I'm confident you'll overcome this injury with the courage that is so integral to you," Modi wrote. Earlier, Shami Shami took to social media to share an update about his successful heel operation on his Achilles tendon."Just had a successful heel operation on my Achilles tendon! Recovery is going to take some time, but looking forward to getting back on my feet #AchillesRecovery #HeelSurgery #RoadToRecovery," Shami wrote. Shami was sidelined for the home T20I series against Australia after the ICC World Cup last year, and his absence continued ...
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PM Modi wishes India pacer Mohammad Shami ‘speedy recovery’ after heel surgery

[ad_1] Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Mohammad Shami a speedy recovery after the Indian seamer announced that he had undergone an heel surgery on Monday night. “Wishing you a speedy recovery and good health. I’m confident you’ll overcome this injury with the courage that is so integral to you,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on X. In a reply post for the PM on X, Shami wrote, “It was such a wonderful surprise to receive a personal note from Prime Minister Narendra Modi sir wishing me a speedy recovery. His kindness and thoughtfulness truly mean a lot to me. Thank you so much Modi sir, for your well wishes and support during this time. I will continue to work hard towards my recovery,Thank you all for your continued wish, love and support.” The 33-year-old Shami said that comple...
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Shami undergoes ankle surgery, set to miss IPL

[ad_1] File picture of India’s Mohammed Shami | Photo Credit: PTI Senior India pacer Mohammed Shami has undergone a successful surgery on his left achilles tendon, which rules him out of next month's Indian Premier League and possibly the T20 World Cup in June. The 33-year-old, who last played for India in the ODI World Cup final against Australia on November 19, went under the knife in the London on Monday, as reported by PTI last week. Shami, who is eager to "get back on my feet soon" stares at a recovery time of a minimum of three months. The IPL is slated to be played from March 22 to May 26 followed by the T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and USA. "Just had a successful heel operation on my achilles tendon! Recovery is going to take some time, but looking forward to getting back on ...
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India vs England Test series: Dhruv Jurel and two newcomers who fared well and one who didn’t

[ad_1] After the Border-Gavaskar Trophy triumph in 2020/21, where five players made their debut, the ongoing Test series against England has seen four new comers donning the Test cap for India. And with Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami missing all four Tests and KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja missing in between, India took the field at Vizag, Rajkot and Ranchi with one of the most inexperienced XI. Here are the four players who made their debut in the Anthony de Mello Trophy… Rajat Patidar at Vizag With KL Rahul out injured, India handed debut to the right-hander. In his maiden innings, he made a promising 32 but since then he hasn’t been able to live up to the expectations. In the following five innings he has scores of 9, 5, 0, 17 & 0 with all things pointing to Patidar going back to domesti...
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Ind vs Eng, 4th Test: How Jasprit Bumrah’s tips helped Akash Deep dent England | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] RANCHI: In Indian cricket’s theatre of dreams, Akash Deep is holding centrestage. The fast bowler’s weather beaten frame betrays his years of strife. No wonder he looks older than his 27 years. On Friday, he bowled with control and venom with the new ball, like his life depended on it. Maybe it does, for his is a life shaken by tragedy and shaped by tenacity.In a season of heart warming Test debuts for India, Akash followed Sarfaraz Khan’s emotional moment in Rajkot with one of his own here on Friday, getting the cap from Rahul Dravid before the day’s play. His mother, who travelled 300 km from her village, looked on with pride and let the tears flow. It was a shame that Akash’s father, a physical education teacher in a government school in Sasaram (Bihar), who had strict objectio...
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TOISA 2023: Neeraj Chopra, Mohammed Shami, Sheetal Devi headline the list of winners | More sports News – Times of India

[ad_1] LUCKNOW: In a glittering ceremony held in Lucknow on Friday, the Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) 2023 celebrated the stellar performances and achievements of Indian athletes across various disciplines. From historic victories to emerging talents, the event showcased the nation's rich sporting tapestry.Neeraj Chopra, the reigning world champion in men's javelin throw, emerged as the night's big winner, clinching both the 'Sportsperson of the Year' and 'Athlete of the Year' awards for his remarkable triumphs at the Budapest World Athletics Championships and the Asian Games.TOISA 2023:As it happenedIn the para-sports category, Sumit Antil and Sheetal Devi were jointly honored as the 'Para Sportsperson of the Year' for their exceptional feats in javelin throw and para-archery res...