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India vs New Zealand: Magician’ Shardul turns match India’s way with two quick wickets

Shardul Thakur is often called a ‘Magician’. When wickets aren’t falling, or a partnership needs to be broken, skipper Rohit Sharma just throws the ball to Thakur. If the team needs some runs, Thakur will deliver with the bat too. Social media has termed him ‘Lord Shardul’ as the Mumbai player has delivered in both departments. Thakur was dropped from the home series against Sri Lanka but the selectors picked him for the three ODIs against New Zealand. His performance prompted the panel to add him as the 21st member of the core group of probables to be rotated ahead of the 50-over World Cup to be played at home. Sharma said Thakur has a knack of taking wickets at crucial times. New Zealand were sailing at one stage in the pursuit of 386 on Tuesday. At one stage, they were 184/2 in 25 o...
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Rohit Sharma says Australia Test series won’t be easy | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Team India stamped his supremacy by completing back-to-back ODI series whitewash against Sri Lanka and New Zealand but captain Rohit Sharma reckoned that there is no place for complacency as the upcoming Test series against Australia will pose a different challenge."Honestly, we don't talk too much about rankings. It's about winning games and it won't be different when we play the Tests against Australia. It won't be an easy challenge but we're up for it," Rohit said at the presentation ceremony.Captain @ImRo45 collects the trophy as #TeamIndia clinch the #INDvNZ ODI series 3⃣-0️⃣ 👏🏻👏🏻Scorecard ▶️… https://t.co/TBppsbzWTr— BCCI (@BCCI) 1674576981000"In the last six games we've done most things right in ODIs. We're consistent in our approach with the bat and ball."India rested...
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India become No.1 ODI team with series sweep over New Zealand | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A new season. A new beginning. And India start the dawn of a new era in ODI cricket. Team India dished out a comprehensive performance to inflict a 3-0 whitewash on New Zealand and go top of the ICC ODI rankings on Tuesday.India recorded back to back ODI series clean sweeps at home. India had blanked Sri Lanka before registering 3-0 sweep against the Black Caps.The new No.1 team in the @MRFWorldwide ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings 🤩More 👉 https://t.co/sye7IF4Y6f https://t.co/hZq89ZPO31— ICC (@ICC) 1674574569000India dislodged England, who became the number one ranked-team merely three days back following New Zealand's loss to India in the second ODI, to become the numero uno team in the ODIs.Winning home bilateral ODI series has become more than just a habit for the Men in Blue. ...
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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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Why Shardul Thakur over Umran Malik? Paras Mhambrey says Shardul adds depth to India’s batting | Cricket News – Times of India

RAIPUR: In the T20 World Cup in Australia last year, India were widely criticised for playing R Ashwin and Axar Patel over leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal as both Ashwin and Axar can bat a fair bit. It was a strategy that eventually seemed to have hurt India in the semifinal on a flat wicket at Adelaide, as England coasted to a 169-run chase without loss. India would want to avoid a similar fate in the 50-over World Cup in India later this year. Preferring to beef up their batting down the order, they are experimenting in the ongoing ODI series against New Zealand at home by sacrificing a genuine pace bowler in Umran Malik for an allrounder in Shardul Thakur. Thakur is an honest trier-it was he who eventually dismissed Michael Bracewell (140) in the final over in the opening ODI at Hyderab...
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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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India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: Shardul Thakur or Umran Malik? India weigh pace options ahead of Raipur ODI | Cricket News – Times of India

RAIPUR: After a 3-0 whitewash of the Lankans, Team India are aiming for an ODI series win against the Kiwis at home. The first ODI was a high scoring thriller, with the home team managing to eke out a narrow 12 run win, despite scoring a mammoth 349/8. with Shubman Gill smashing a brilliant double century to become the youngest player to get to an ODI 200.The next match of the series will be played in Raipur on Saturday. Raipur's Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International cricket stadium will in fact become India's 50th ODI venue on Saturday, when it hosts its maiden one day international match. With the city hosting its first-ever international game, a sell out crowd of 60,000 plus is expected to cheer the home team.While India have the momentum and the series lead at 1-0, the one thing ...
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India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer ruled out of ODI series | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Team India batsman Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the 3-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a back injury and will be heading to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further assessment and management."Team India batter Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the upcoming 3-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a back injury," BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a statement. Rajat Patidar, who plays for Madhya Pradesh in the domestic circuit and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, has been named as Iyer's replacement for the rubber against the visiting Kiwis. Patidar has earlier been part of ODI team for past few series.While he was one of India's steady batsmen in ODIs in 2022, Shreyas Iyer failed to convert his starts in three games as scores...
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India vs New Zealand 1st ODI: When and where to watch, Head to Head, Full squads, talking points and venue details | Cricket News – Times of India

Barely three days after wrapping up the bilateral series vs Sri Lanka at home, Team India will be back in action again in a home series. This time they will face New Zealand in a 3 ODI and 3 T20I series, once again at home.The last time these two teams clashed in an ODI series was recently in November last year, when a severely rain affected series saw the Kiwis take a 1-0 series win. The current India vs New Zealand series begins with the ODIs and the first match is scheduled to be played on Wednesday, January 18.Ahead of the first game, here are all the big match details that you need to know:What: India vs New Zealand, 1st ODIWhere: HyderabadWhen: January 18 (Wednesday) - 1:30 PM ISTICC Team Rankings: India: 4th; New Zealand: 1stBig Talking Points:- There is no KL Rahul or Axar Patel...
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India vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI: Ishan Kishan smashes fastest double ton as India deny Bangladesh clean sweep | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Staring at clean sweep after suffering close defeats in the first two ODIs, India bounced back in an emphatic fashion and dished out an all-round performance to register a comprehensive 227-run victory in the third one-dayer against Bangladesh, their third-highest victory in terms of runs. Despite the record margin of victory -- biggest by any team against Bangladesh, the 1-2 series defeat will certainly rankle the Indian team as both matches slipped away from its grasp after being in pole position. Scorecard | As it happenedBangladesh skipper Litton Das' decision to bowl first backfired with Ishan Kishan taking the opposition bowlers to the cleaners from the word go and went on to smash the fastest double century in ODI cricket history off 126 balls. The left-handed Kishan, ...
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2nd ODI: Big guns face heat as India take on Bangladesh in must-win match | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's decorated top-order will be desperate to change the narrative and give a better account of itself against slow bowling in the do-or-die second ODI against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Wednesday. Bowlers could not deliver when India needed one wicket to win the first ODI but there is no denying the fact that a star-studded batting line-up needs to show more responsibility. The last time India played a bilateral series in Bangladesh was back in 2015 when under Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team lost the three-match series 1-2 and the only win came in the dead third rubber. History could repeat itself at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium if spinners Shakib Al Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraj can once again keep the Indian batters under wraps between overs 11-40. That was the real period of s...
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I have got this award because of Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, says Dronacharya awardee Dinesh Lad | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Dinesh Lad, the cricket coach who has mentored Indian cricket stars Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, said that he is extremely honoured to have won the Dronacharya Award and credited his win to his pupils. The Dronacharya award is a sporting honour given to sports coaches across India, who have nurtured some of the most talented and decorated sportsmen in the history of world and Indian sports. "It feels great to have received the award. Had Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur not performed well, I would not have got this award. I feel I have got this award because of them," said Lad to ANI. President Droupadi Murmu presents the Dronacharya award to Cricket coach Dinesh Jawahar Lad at the National Sports… https://t.co/d23gkjbV4I— Prasar Bharati News Services & Digital Platfor...
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Watch: Sanju Samson lands helping hand to ground staff in Hamilton | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sanju Samson was not the part of the second ODI between India and New Zealand which was washed out due to incessant rain in Hamilton on Sunday still the wicketkeeper batsman managed to win the hearts with his noble gesture. There were a number of stoppages in the match due to rain and the ground staff was seen having difficulties in dealing with the covers amid breezy wind. But Samson, who was on the ground that time, decided to land the helping hand to the staff. Sanju Samson. 💗https://t.co/QxtQMz4188— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) 1669528797000Questions were also raised on Samson's exclusion from the match despite playing a decent 36-run knock in the first ODI. India made two changes to their playing eleven as Deepak Hooda and Deepak Chahar replaced Samson and Shardul...
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Ind vs NZ 2nd ODI | Rain plays spoilsport, match abandoned after two interruptions

Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill during the second one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at Seddon Park in Hamilton on November 27, 2022. | Photo Credit: AFP The second One-day International between India and New Zealand was abandoned due to persistent rain here on Sunday.New Zealand inserted India to bat after winning the toss but only 12.5 overs could be possible as twice the game had to be stopped due to rain.The game could not resume after the second rain-forced break when India were 89 for one in 12.5 overs.India lost Shikhar Dhawan (3) before Shubman Gill (45) and Suryakumar Yadav (34) added 66 runs for the second wicket.Rain first stopped play when India were 22 for no loss.New Zealand are leading the series 1-0, having won the Auckland ODI by seven wi...
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India vs New Zealand Live Scorecard: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first

IND vs NZ 2022, 2nd ODI Live Score Updates: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first. India made two changes for the Second ODI. Deepak Hooda gets in place of Sanju Samson and Deepak Chahar gets a game instead of Shardul Thakur. On the other hand, New Zealand replace fast bowler Adam Milne with Micheal Bracewell. New Zealand (Playing XI): Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(w), Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Michael Bracewell, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson New Zealand (Playing XI): Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(w), Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Michael Bracewell, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson Follow IND vs NZ live score and updates below !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f...
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‘You have to be mentally strong’: Shreyas Iyer vows to come back stronger in next game | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's crushing seven-wicket defeat in the first ODI against New Zealand did not deter the morale of batter Shreyas Iyer. Instead he wants his team to step up and show the character in the remaining two games of the series. Iyer reckons that playing on different wickets regularly throws a challenge which Indian batsmen need to overcome. "It's not easy to directly come from India and play here. Wickets keep on changing in every place and this is a challenge which you need to face. You have to be mentally strong, just have to adapt to the situations," Iyer said. The 27-year-old Iyer also admitted that a "few things didn't go India's way" in the match and as a team, they need to "introspect" and comeback stronger. Iyer, who scored a 76-ball 80, said 306 for 7 posted by India wa...
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IPL 2023: Delhi Capitals trade Shardul Thakur for Aman Khan with Kolkata Knight Riders | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India fast bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur is set to turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders in the next edition of the Indian Premier League as his former franchise Delhi Capitals traded him for uncapped Mumbai all-rounder Aman Khan. Thakur, who was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 10.75 crore, had taken 15 wickets in 14 games, including career-best figures of 4/36, in the 2022 edition but leaked close to 10 runs per over. With the bat, he scored 120 runs at an average of 10.81 and a strike rate of 137.93. 🚨 NEWS 🚨: Delhi Capitals trade Shardul Thakur for Aman Khan with Kolkata Knight Riders. #TATAIPL More Details 👇https://t.co/6fLeXYvXtI— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1668444171000"Shardul Thakur has been traded from Delhi Capitals to Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming TATA IP...
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Delhi Capitals trade Shardul Thakur for Aman Khan with Kolkata Knight Riders

India fast bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur is set to turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders in the next edition of the Indian Premier League as his former franchise Delhi Capitals traded him for uncapped Mumbai all-rounder Aman Khan. Thakur, who was bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 10.75 crore, had taken 15 wickets in 14 games, including career-best figures of 4/36, in the 2022 edition but leaked close to 10 runs per over. With the bat, he scored 120 runs at an average of 10.81 and a strike rate of 137.93. 🚨 NEWS 🚨: Delhi Capitals trade Shardul Thakur for Aman Khan with Kolkata Knight Riders. #TATAIPL More Details 👇https://t.co/6fLeXYvXtI — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) November 14, 2022 “Shardul Thakur has been traded from Delhi Capitals to Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming TATA IPL 2...
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Rohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur coach Dinesh Lad wins Dronacharya award | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: In a just reward, Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur's childhood coach Dinesh Lad was on Monday bestowed by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports with the Dronacharya award after being recommended for it by the Team India captain and allrounder. The awardees will receive their awards from the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the capital on November 30. Lad's name for the Dronacharya, awarded to the best coaches of a sport, had also been recommended by the Mumbai Cricket Association. "I'm very much thankful to my students like Rohit, Shardul, Siddhesh Lad (his son), Harmeet Singh and others. I sent a message to Rohit and Shardul for their support. It's because of them that I've won this award. I'm thankful to their parents too for showing their faith in me. I'm happy because ...
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IPL 2023 | Kolkata Knight Riders acquire Shardul Thakur from Delhi Capitals

Shardul Thakur finished the 2022 season of the IPL with 15 wickets in 14 matches and an economy rate of 9.79. With the bat, he scored 120 runs at a strike rate of around 138. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu photo library Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have acquired the services of Indian pacer Shardul Thakur from Delhi Capitals (DC) for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), as reported by ESPNCricinfo. The trade was finalised on Monday and it is an all-cash deal. Shardul is currently the part of India's squad for the ODI series in New Zealand, a tour which will start from November 18 onwards. He was acquired by Delhi Capitals during the IPL Mega Auction earlier this year at a price of ₹10.75 crore ($1.433 million approx.). Back then, his former team Chennai Super Kings, P...