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‘The problem with Virat Kohli is…’: How Sanjay Manjrekar wants star India batter to play in T20 World Cup | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar advised Virat Kohli to play a in slightly conservative approach on hard wickets in New York ahead of India's ICC T20 World Cup match against the USA.At the Nassau County International Stadium on Wednesday, the third Group A match of the T20 World Cup between India and the USA will take place. India had won a low-scoring thriller over Pakistan by six runs in their previous encounter.T20 WORLD CUP: SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLEThe United States of America defeated Pakistan in the Super Over. With four points from two wins in two games, India lead the group. With the identical win-loss record, the USA is in second position, though their net run rate is inferior.With scores of just one and four runs against Ireland and Pakistan, Virat - the grea...
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T20 World Cup: Win over Pakistan proves India are a formidable side, says Harbhajan Singh | Cricket News – Times of India

Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit Sharma. (AFP Photo) NEW DELHI: Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh praised India as an experienced and formidable team in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, highlighting the superb bowling performances by Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya in Sunday's six-run win against archrivals Pakistan in New York.India, who were bundled out for 119 after being asked to bat first — largely thanks to Rishabh Pant's fighting 31-ball 42 — staged a brilliant comeback to restrict Pakistan to 113/7 in 20 overs.Bumrah claimed 3-14, while Pandya took 2-24.This marked India's second victory in the tournament after defeating Ireland in their opening match. Harbhajan expressed his elation over the back-to-back wins, stating, "The thrilling victory against Pakistan has fans buzzing with...
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‘Maybe they could just keep rolling that pitch…..’: Sanjay Manjrekar on Nassau County Stadium surface | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has suggested that the International Cricket Council (ICC) needs to address the pitch conditions at the newly-constructed Nassau County Stadium in New York, which is hosting ICC T20 World Cup matches.The stadium is set to host eight games in the tournament, including three of India's matches against Ireland (June 5), Pakistan (June 9), and the USA (June 12).Speaking on ESPNcricinfo, Manjrekar emphasized the need for the pitch to be made as "firm" as possible, noting that the outfield is currently very slow. Despite these concerns, he praised the authorities for transforming the venue to meet "international standards."Criticism of the outfield and pitch followed a low-scoring match between South Africa and Sri Lanka, where Sri Lanka was...