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Shardul Thakur “Humbled” As Anand Mahindra Gifts SUV After India’s Test Series Win In Australia | Cricket News

Shardul Thakur made his presence felt with both bat and ball when handed an opportunity at The Gabba.© Twitter Shardul Thakur took to Twitter on Sunday to express his emotions after he was gifted an SUV by businessman Anand Mahindra. Mahindra gifted SUVs to six Indian cricketers in commemoration of their performances in the recently concluded four-match Test series against Australia. Shardul, Shubman Gill, Mo...
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Used To Be Petrified Of Bouncers: Shubman Gill Reflects On How He Overcame His Fears | Cricket News

Shubman Gill said "you are only scared until you get a blow" and then everything feels "pretty normal".© AFP India batsman Shubman Gill's first-ever Test series was like a dream start, and his heroics in the second innings of the fourth Test against Australia earned India a memorable win. There was no doubt that the challenge against Australia was going to be difficult, but the youngster performed in style. G...
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AUS vs IND: T Natarajan Says “Motivation And Support” Of Teammates Helped Him On Australia Tour | Cricket News

Becoming the first Indian cricketer to make his international debut across all three formats during the same tour, T Natarajan was one of the success stories for India in Australia. After his debuts in the ODI and T20I series, the fast bowler made his Test debut in the fourth and final Test match against the Aussies in Brisbane. India went on to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in dramatic fashion, winning the thriller at the Gabba. Natarajan received widespread praise from fans and pundits for his performance. Speaking at his hometown of Salem in Tamil Nadu, the 29-year-old credited his India teammates for giving him the motivation and supporting h...
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Shubman Gill Shares Picture With Family Members After Returning From Australia Tour | Cricket News

Shubman Gill made his Test debut during the just-concluded four-match Test series against Australia.© Twitter Indian Test opener Shubman Gill, after returning home following a memorable Test series win in Australia, posted a picture with his family members on social media. "Home sweet home," Gill captioned the image on Twitter. The 21-year-old made his Test debut during the just-concluded four-match Test seri...
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Washington Sundar Flaunts “Priceless Possessions”, Shares Picture With Father | Cricket News

Basking in the glory of Border-Gavaskar Trophy win, all-rounder Washington Sundar on Saturday shared a picture with his father and Test debut cap. Sundar had made his Test debut against Australia in the fourth Test at Gabba, Brisbane and as a result, he became the 301st cricketer to play for India in the longest format. The all-rounder shared a picture on Twitter, in which he is seen standing alongside his father. Sundar's father was seen flaunting the "301" number Test cap. Priceless Possessions. pic.twitter.com/HYh3YnaUR8 — Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) January 23, 2021 Sundar interestingly shares his Test cap number with the teleph...
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Anand Mahindra Gifts SUVs To Six Indian Cricketers After Historic Test Series Win In Australia | Cricket News

Team India players, after scripting one of the most memorable overseas wins in the recent Test series in Australia, received a rousing reception as they returned home from Down Under. India were forced to make lots of changes in their playing XI throughout the four-match series due to injuries and unavailability of players. The Test series saw the visitors handing debuts to as many as five players. Despite the constant chopping and changing in the XI and fielding an inexperienced side, India managed to win the series 2-1. On Saturday, Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to announce that he will gift six SUVs to the Indian cricketers who played their first...
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AUS vs IND: Australia Were Clueless About Me And Hanuma Vihari In Sydney, Believes Ravichandran Ashwin | Cricket News

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said that the Australian tactics during the Sydney Test seemed like they were not able to realise what the bowling all-rounder and Hanuma Vihari were trying to do in that match. Batting out 258 balls with a fierce home team throwing everything it had up its sleeves is no mean feat. But the Indian duo of Vihari and Ashwin stood ground and managed to do just that as they eked out a draw in what was nothing short of an action-packed fifth day in the third Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. "Australia's tactics during the fourth innings of the SCG Test really made me curious. Their tactics ...
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AUS vs IND: “Ajinkya Bhaiya Asked Me If I Could Bowl With The Injury,” I Had To Say Yes, Reveals Navdeep Saini | Cricket News

A groin strain prevented India pacer Navdeep Saini from giving his best in the Brisbane Test but fearing that he may not get such a big stage again, he remained at the beck and call of his captain and ended up bowling five overs despite injury. The 28-year-old, who finally made his Test debut in the Australia series after years of wait, said he risked aggravating his injury by bowling in the second innings but given what was at stake, "it was a no brainer". "Ajinkya bhaiya asked me If I would be able to bowl with the injury, I just had to say yes," Saini, who was in the middle when Rishabh Pant hit the winning runs at the Gabba, told PTI.Having take...
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AUS vs IND: Greg Chappell Compares Australian Youngsters To Indian Counterparts | Cricket News

Former cricketer Greg Chappell believes that the BCCI's method of nurturing youngsters has profited the Indian cricket team and set the foundation for their recent success against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The former India coach also criticised Cricket Australia's way of training youngsters for international cricket. Writing for The Sydney Morning Herald, the former Aussie batsman stated, "By the time an Indian player reaches the national XI, he has had an all-round apprenticeship that prepares him to walk into the Indian side with a reasonable chance of success." "Our young cricketers are weekend warriors compared to their Indian com...
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Ravindra Jadeja’s Rise As An All-Rounder Is A Huge Bonus: India Bowling Coach Bharat Arun | Cricket News

Ravindra Jadeja hogged the limelight for his four wickets in the third Test against Australia.© Instagram He might have hogged the limelight for his four wickets in the third Test, or for his electric fielding effort that saw him brilliantly run out Steve Smith. But bowling coach Bharat Arun feels the rise of Ravindra Jadeja as an all-rounder is a huge bonus for India. Before being ruled out of the final Test...