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Glenn Maxwell slams fifth T20I hundred to equal Rohit Sharma’s record | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Big-hitting Glenn Maxwell slammed a scorching 50-ball century, his fifth in T20Is, to equal Indian skipper Rohit Sharma’s record during the second Twenty20 international against West Indies in Adelaide on Sunday.Australia, who lead the three-match series 1-0, raced to 241-4 after being put into bat in the 2nd T20I.The 35-year-old showcased remarkable form, entering the field with the hosts at 64-3 in the seventh over.He unleashed an onslaught, smashing eight sixes and 12 fours in a scintillating innings, remaining unbeaten with a score of 120 from just 55 deliveries.Maxwell shared an 82-run partnership with Marcus Stoinis (16) before being joined by fellow big-hitter Tim David (31 off 14) in a 95-run stand that saw him bring up his fifth T20 century. Maxwell has accumulated a...
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ICC Awards 2023 Winners List: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav crowned ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The ICC Awards 2023 will encompass a total of 13 categories, recognising outstanding individuals who excelled in specific formats as well as across multiple formats. The coveted Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy will be awarded for the ICC Men's Cricketer of the Year, acknowledging the overall standout performer across different formats. Additionally, the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy will be presented for the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year, recognising excellence in women's cricket.These awards aim to celebrate and honour the remarkable achievements of cricketers who have made significant contributions to the sport in various formats and categories during the given period. The ICC Awards serve as a platform to acknowledge and appreciate the talent, skill, and dedication demonstrat...
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Suryakumar Yadav named ICC T20I Player of the Year for 2023

Suryakumar Yadav. File | Photo Credit: AFP Big-hitting batter Suryakumar Yadav was on Wednesday named the T20I Player of the Year for a second consecutive time by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which described him as the "backbone of India's middle order" in the format. Yadav did quite well in 2023 with an average that closed in on 50 and a strike rate exceeding 150. He is currently recuperating from a groin surgery that he underwent in Germany earlier this month. He is expected to be back in action in the IPL for the Mumbai Indians in March. "The backbone of India's middle order got starts throughout the year, delivering several match-winning contributions. This is the second consecutive year that the India batter has taken this award home," the ICC stated. Yadav's first inn...
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Suryakumar Yadav named ICC T20I Player of the Year for 2023 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav has clinched the prestigious ICC T20I Player of the Year award for the second consecutive year in a testament to his outstanding performances and consistent contributions. The International Cricket Council (ICC) hailed Yadav as the "backbone of India's middle order" in the T20 format, emphasizing his pivotal role in shaping victories for the national team.Despite facing an initial challenge with a modest innings of seven against Sri Lanka, Yadav rebounded with remarkable form, boasting an average nearing 50 and an impressive strike rate exceeding 150 throughout 2023. The ICC recognized his impact, describing him as a player who delivered "several match-winning contributions."The cricketing body acknowledged Yadav's resilience and ability to t...
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Suryakumar Yadav named captain of ICC men’s T20I Team of the Year, 3 more Indians feature | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Swashbuckling India middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav was on Monday named captain of the ICC men's T20I Team of the Year. The team also features three other Indian players -- opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, spinner Ravi Bishnoi, and left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh.The ICC Team of the Year highlights the outstanding performances of 11 individuals who have consistently impressed with their batting, bowling or all-round contributions throughout the year.This marks Suryakumar Yadav's second consecutive inclusion in the team and he is also a contender for the T20I men's Cricketer of the Year award.The right-handed strokemaker from Mumbai had a solid 2023.His first innings of just seven to start the year against Sri Lanka was a mere speed bump in another prolific year, as he made scores...
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Rohit Sharma’s exceptional captaincy skills in thrilling T20I victory | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's captain, Rohit Sharma, displayed exceptional leadership and resilience in the third T20I against Afghanistan, guiding his team to a thrilling victory and equalling the T20I win record set by the legendary MS Dhoni. Having faced setbacks in the first two matches of his comeback T20I series, Rohit's triumphant comeback, 121 not out off 69 balls, in Bengaluru showcased both individual brilliance and strategic acumen.Teaming up with finisher Rinku Singh (69* off 39), Rohit rescued India from a precarious batting situation, leading the hosts to a victory in the double Super Over thriller. His outstanding century, a record-breaking fifth T20I century for India, and an unbeaten 190-run partnership with Rinku Singh helped India recover from 22/4 to post a formidable total of ...
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Watch: Mayhem in Bengaluru! Rohit Sharma-Rinku Singh slam 36 runs in an over to equal T20I record | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a remarkable display of batting prowess, star Indian batters Rohit Sharma and Rinku Singh etched their names in T20I history by matching the record for the highest number of runs scored off a single over.The final five overs of the match witnessed a spectacular display of power-hitting as India accumulated a staggering 103 runs. Rohit and the left-handed Rinku in particular stole the show by smashing an incredible 36 runs off Afghanistan's Karim Janat's final over of the innings, which included a six off a no-ball.Rohit opened the over with a stunning four, and followed it up with consecutives sixes off a no-ball and on a free hit. Rohit then took a single off the third ball of the over, handing the baton to Rinku, who hit three humongous back-to-back sixes off the final t...
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‘Will be back very soon’: Suryakumar Yadav undergoes successful surgery | Cricket News – Times of India

The TOI Sports Desk excels in a myriad of roles that capture the essence of live sporting events and deliver compelling content to readers worldwide. From running live blogs for India and non-India cricket matches to global spectacles featuring Indian talents, like the Chess World Cup final featuring Praggnanandhaa and the Badminton World Championships semifinal featuring HS Prannoy, our live coverage extends to all mega sporting events. We extensively cover events like the Olympics, Asian Games, Cricket World Cups, FIFA World Cups, and more. The desk is also adept at writing comprehensive match reports and insightful post-match commentary, complemented by stats-based articles that provide an in-depth analysis of player performances and team dynamics. We track news wires for key stories...
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‘Even if Hardik is fit…’: Ex-India cricketer feels Shivam Dube deserves a spot in T20 World Cup squad | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube's outstanding performances in the ongoing Afghanistan series have created a selection dilemma for the Indian cricket selectors, especially with the imminent return of superstar Hardik Pandya to the squad. Dube's unbeaten 63 off 32 balls in the 2nd T20I helped secure a comfortable six-wicket win for Rohit Sharma's Team India, earning praise from former cricketer Rohan Gavaskar.In the absence of Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav due to injuries, Dube has stepped up as India's frontline all-rounder, showcasing his batting prowess and improved bowling skills. Gavaskar, speaking to Cricbuzz, highlighted the selection challenges the Indian think tank will face in the World Cup year, stating, "He is doing all that he can, which is giving the selectors a head...
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India’s roadmap to T20I World Cup: More confusion, few solutions

Despite the temperature hovering in single digits here the fans braved the cold to wait for Team India’s bus. Most waited for a glimpse of Indian cricket’s Big Two – Virat Kohli and captain Rohit Sharma. Later, head coach Rahul Dravid, sporting a beanie cap, would inform the media that Kohli would miss the first match due to personal reasons and would be available for the next two games.Rohit’s flight got delayed, and he arrived at the stadium an hour late. Dravid confirmed that Rohit, who is returning to the T20I team after a gap of 14 months, will open with Yashasvi Jaiswal. “As of now, we will certainly be opening with Rohit and Jaiswal,” Dravid said. “But when you have a squad, you have to have that flexibility to do whatever is required if that is in the best interest of the team a...
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‘I will miss you’: Suryakumar Yadav and Rashid Khan engage in a social media interaction | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India and Afghanistan players share a great camaraderie on and off the field which has been witnessed in the past. A recent social media conversation between Suryakumar Yadav and Rashid Khan serves as further evidence of this strong bond.Afghanistan star spinner Rashid shared a video of him practicing in the nets on Instagram. He captioned the video "I've missed you".The top-ranked T20I batter Suryakumar replied to his post saying "And I will miss you".Surya will not be a part of the three-match series against Afghanistan due to ligament tear.Rashid then also responded with a post "I'm coming to meet you."Suryakumar, who led India in the T20Is in South Africa in December, injured his ankle while fielding in the third and final match in Johannesburg. He recently had ankle surg...
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T20 World Cup: The problem with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli featuring in India’s T20 team

With six months to go for the next T20 World Cup, India are showing signs of drifting away from their T20 blueprint, in place for the past 14 months, by bringing in Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli back into the fold.With their presence, two of the three in India’s top-order — which was identified as a problematic area — are back in the XI. Word around is that injuries to Ruturaj Gaikwad and Suryakumar Yadav opened up spots for the return of Rohit and Kohli, who as reported by this newspaper wanted to get back into the T20 fold. But with Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill already in the XI, including Shreyas Iyer as an option at No 3 and grooming Sai Sudharsan would have only made them stick to the plan. In successive T20 World Cups, India’s hard learned lesson was that their top three were ...
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Sports hernia injury puts Suryakumar Yadav out of domestic season, likely to miss first few IPL games too | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: In a setback to him, India’s dashing white-ball batter and most recent T20I skipper Suryakumar Yadav, who will miss the upcoming T20I series against Afghanistan due to an ankle injury, is also set to miss the entire domestic season, and in most likely-hood the initial phase of the IPL after being afflicted by sports hernia, for which he will soon undergo surgery in Germany, TOI has reliably learnt. “SKY was recently diagnosed with sports hernia. He is currently recuperating at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. In two-three days, he will fly for Munich, Germany, to get operated for it. It means that he certainly won’t be playing for Mumbai this season in the Ranji Trophy and is likely to miss the initial games for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL,” a source in the BCCI told...
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Mohammed Shami likely to miss 2 Tests against England; Suryakumar Yadav to undergo hernia surgery

Fast bowler Mohammed Shami is likely to miss the first two Test matches against England starting from January 25 as he hasn’t resumed bowling post his ankle injury. In another development, World’s No.1 ranked T20 batsman Suryakumar Yadav’s return to cricket could take longer as it is learnt that he is suffering from hernia and needs surgery. Yadav is expected to be completely fit by the time of the IPL. . “Shami hasn’t even started to bowl, he will have to go to NCA and prove his fitness. He looks doubtful for the first two Tests against England. Whereas in Yadav’s case he will take more time than expected. After his hernia operation it might take up to eight-nine weeks for him to start training. Hopefully he will be fit during the IPL,” a source in the Indian board informed. Shami was ...
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2022 winner Suryakumar Yadav again in running for ICC Men’s T20 Cricketer of Year | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's Suryakumar Yadav has been nominated for the ICC Men's T20 Cricketer of the Year 2023. The 33-year-old, who previously secured this accolade in 2022, continued to make a mark in the shortest format during 2023.Suryakumar amassed an impressive total of 733 runs from 17 innings, maintaining an average of 48.86 and a striking rate of 155.95.His consistent and impactful performances have earned him recognition as one of the standout T20 cricketers of the year.It's noteworthy that young Indian opening batter Yashasvi Jaiswal has been recognized as one of the four nominees for the ICC Men's Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2023.This nomination acknowledges Jaiswal's promising performances and potential as a rising star in the cricketing world. His inclusion among the nominees ...
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Hardik Pandya likely to miss Afghanistan T20I series, will be fit before IPL: Sources | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya is likely be missing the T20I series against Afghanistan, but will be fit before the Indian Premier League (IPL) from his ankle injury, a source told ANI.Pandya was part of India's ICC Cricket World Cup squad. He played four matches, picking five wickets with the best bowling figures of 2/34 and scoring 11* against Australia in his only innings before an ankle injury sustained during a league stage game against Bangladesh on October 19 ruled him out of the tournament.Pandya has not played any international cricket since then, having missed the five-match T20I series against Australia and the three-match T20I and ODI series during the tour to South Africa as well. Suryakumar Yadav led India in all the T20I matches while KL Rahul led the team in OD...
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Tabraiz Shamsi on being abused online for celebrating Suryakumar Yadav’s wicket: ‘It was the worst…abuse was hurled at my wife’

When Tabraiz Shamsi forced Suryakumar Yadav to hole one straight to long off in the second T20I between India and South Africa in Gqeherba earlier this month, the left-arm spinner was right in celebrating it as a match-winning moment. India’s stand-in captain being removed in the 14th over eventually played a decisive role as the hosts emerged victorious. However, the 33-year-old has now conceded that the celebrations led to him being hurled with online abuse following the match. “People took it in a negative way; they thought it was disrespectful,” Shamsi told Cricbuzz. “I had so much abuse hurled at me. It was probably the worst it’s ever been. There was also abuse hurled at my wife. I didn’t appreciate that. It’s uncalled for. It’s fine if you want to have a dig at the players, but t...
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Exclusive: India will need Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma in T20 World Cup; Suryakumar Yadav most dangerous in line-up, says Ravi Bopara | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The disappointment was evident on the faces of Team India's players, particularly captain Rohit Sharma and batting maestro Virat Kohli, following their loss in the ODI World Cup final against Australia. The star Indian duo then opted out of the T20I & ODI squads as India embarked on the tour of South Africa, giving rise to speculations if both Kohli & Rohit are no longer willing to continue playing T20s for India.And with the T20 World Cup just six months away, Virat and Rohit's possible absence from the tournament led to debates on the topic.The upcoming ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place from June 4 to 30 next year, hosted jointly by the West Indies and the United States. India secured their inaugural T20 World Cup title in 2007, captained by Mahendra Sing...
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India vs South Africa: How Sanju Samson staked his claim for more chances in ODIs | Cricket News – Times of India

With well-crafted ton in winning cause, batter presents his case for more opportunities higher up the order in ODIsKOCHI: Thanks to his audacious strokeplay in the IPL, by now it is well known that Sanju Samson can attack the best opposition attacks from the word go. However, on Thursday against South Africa in Paarl, the 29-year-old took 110 balls to flex his muscles after reaching a career-defining hundred that helped India clinch the ODI series against the Proteas 2-1.An exquisite timer of the ball, Samson seemed a T20 natural when he burst onto the scene almost a decade back.However, he has found the going tough in the shortest format despite making his India debut in Harare almost eight years ago. Samson seems more at home in ODIs, where he made his appearance only in July 2021 aga...
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Surya out of Afghanistan series with ankle injury, Hardik unlikely too – Times of India

CENTURION: Suryakumar Yadav is all set to miss the upcoming three-match T20I series against Afghanistan starting January 11 due to an ankle injury sustained during the recent series against South Africa.The 31-year-old twisted his ankle while fielding against South Africa in Johannesburg and there could be a suspected tear that could take six weeks to heal."Surya has reported to NCA for rehab work and the Medical Science team as of now has ruled him injured. He won't be able to play against Afghanistan which starts in three weeks time. Since he is unlikely to be selected for Tests, he will possibly play for Mumbai in Ranji TRophy in February to check his fitness before playing in the IPL," a BCCI source told PTI on condition of anonymity.It has also been known that chances of Hardik Pan...