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‘Feeling like a drug lord’: Ravi Shastri’s witty post after luggage mishap in West Indies | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India head coach and current commentator Ravi Shastri faced an unexpected challenge during the ongoing 2024 T20 World Cup when his luggage was misplaced, ending up on a different island. Despite the inconvenience, Shastri maintained a humorous outlook, sharing his experience on social media.Shastri, known for his witty commentary, posted about having to wear a robe to the breakfast table due to his missing luggage.The 62-year-old shared a light-hearted caption along with a picture on X."Feeling like a drug lord at breakfast in this outfit here in beautiful Antigua, even though my luggage is still on another island. Can't wait for it to arrive soon!" Shastri wrote.Shastri was last seen on the ground at the toss of India’s last match against Afghanistan in Barbados. For ...
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‘From the jaws of death…’: Ravi Shastri hails Rishabh Pant’s performance against Pakistan | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Following the team's thrilling six-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup, former India head coach Ravi Shastri was called into the dressing room to present Rishabh Pant with the best fielder award. He later said that the news of the wicketkeeper-batter's potentially fatal car accident in December 2022 had brought tears to his eyes.Pant made a vital 42 off 31 balls in Sunday's low-scoring thriller at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, despite being dropped four times and not getting his timing right in the early stages of his knock.Pant took three excellent catches with the keeping gloves to win the title of finest Indian fielder during the match against Pakistan.T20 WORLD CUP: SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE"All I say for Rishabh. But first of ...
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Ravi Shastri to Rishabh Pant: ‘I had tears in my eyes when I read about your accident’

Ravi Shastri was welcomed with a loud cheer in the dressing room after fielding coach T Dilip announced that former India coach will hand out the best fielding award to Rishabh Pant, who plucked three crucial catches and scored a valuable 42 off 31 balls. The moment Ravi Shastri entered the room Team India’s vice-captain Hardik Pandya said: “Do line bolna hoga (You have to give a small speech).” Shastri acknowledged and said: “I will.” “I had tears in my eyes when I read about his accident,” Shastri said while pointing towards Pant. “It was even worse when I saw him in the hospital. For him to comeback from there and be back in the A zone and playing one of the biggest game India vs Pakistan was so heartwarming,” he continued. Rishabh Pant takes a catch against Pakistan. (X | Rishab...
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Rohit Sharma forgets coin in his pocket during the toss; Babar Azam bursts into laughter. Watch | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Forgetting things is nothing new for Rohit Sharma and the Indian skipper on Sunday had another hilarious moment during the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan in New York.Before the highly anticipated game, Rohit momentarily forgot the location of the coin during the toss. As the match referee and Ravi Shastri pondered the whereabouts of the coin, Rohit reached into his pocket and retrieved it.The situation amused everyone present, including Pakistan captain Babar Azam. The clip of the toss that has surfaced on social media and went viral in no time.Babar won the toss and opted to bowl against India in their T20 World Cup Group A match at Nassau International Cricket Stadium. Light rain delayed the toss by half an hour.India, the pre-tournament favourites, won their opening ...
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‘In awe of your charisma’: Ravi Shastri’s passionate introduction before toss floors Rohit Sharma, Babar Azam and fans. Watch | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Commentator Ravi Shastri's roaring, passionate and energetic introduction to India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup game to New York before the toss on Sunday left the internet abuzz with fans hailing his enthusiasm for the game.Ahead of the toss, Shastri delivered a thunderous monologue, introducing the clash between the arch-rivals, that even floored both skippers Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam. Both Rohit and Babar, standing beside Shastri were seen smiling together during the commentator's long introduction.The Internet too was mighty impressed with Shastri's energy at the toss.Over the years, Shastri has built a reputation of being one of the greatest voices in world cricket. Earlier, rain delayed the start of the marquee T20 World Cup clash between India and Pakistan.The rain beg...
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Rohit Sharma: I tried to convince Rahul Dravid to stay on as coach, it will be tough to see him go | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India skipper Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said that he tried to convince Rahul Dravid to stay and carry on as head coach but the latter has decided to move on.Dravid on Monday announced that he will leave his head coach post at the end of the T20 World Cup after almost three years in charge.The 51-year-old's contract runs out at the end of the month and he will not re-apply for the job.Former India opener Gautam Gambhir is being seen as Dravid's successor. However it remains unclear if he has applied for the job."I tried convincing him to stay, but obviously there are a lot of things that he needs to look after as well. But yeah, I personally enjoyed my time with him."I'm sure the rest of the guys will say the same. It's been great working with him. And I'm not going to say anyth...