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Trivia Tuesday: Which team has chased down 300-plus most times in an ODI World Cup?

High-scoring one day internationals are so common place now that a target of 300 or more is no longer considered daunting. Hell, 434 was gunned down way back in 2006 and there’s no reason why teams cannot chase 300-plus totals considering the flat pitches, short boundaries and two new balls …

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The current Indian team does not have batsmen like Dravid, Sachin says Mohammad Yusuf

The current crop of players cannot be compared to the likes of Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and other past stars, according to former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf. Yousuf, who faced the Indian team a number of times in bilateral series across formats and in the World Cup in his playing …

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Stats: Indians with most runs in each country

India played its first Test match cricket in 1932. 88 years since they first played international cricket, Indians have come to be known as a batting team, producing several distinguished batsmen over the years. Having played cricket in all major countries till date, we take a glance at the Indians …

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NZ vs IND: Kohli and Co. need to decode the Latham puzzle before the second ODI

“Ross is the experienced batsman they have but Tom’s innings was the one that took away the momentum.” This is what Virat Kohli said in the post-match presentation after India’s four-wicket loss in the first ODI against New Zealand despite posting a massive first innings total of 347/4. Although it …

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Mayank-Shaw show promise in ODI debut

Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw created history as they became just the fourth opening pair from India to make their ODI debut in the same game, in the first match of the three-match series against New Zealand. The last instance when two newcomers had opened the batting for the Men …

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Was Tim Southee the right bowler for the Super Over?

Yes, he was the leader. Yes, he was the senior-most pacer. Yes, he had the most experience of bowling in Super Overs. Yes, he was once known as a death overs bowler. Yes, he once defended 9 runs in the Super Over by giving away just 6 runs. But was …

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IND vs AUS – Statistical round-up of series

The short three-match ODI series between India and Australia was high in intensity and competition, with the Indians emerging victorious to clinch the series 2-1.  We look at the statistical highlights of the three games.  1st ODI, Mumbai The touring Aussies thrashed the Indians in the first ODI by ten …

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The ‘So’ and ‘So’ things that should worry India in the T20I series against New Zealand

It isn’t often that India walk into a series these days in circumspect fashion. However, New Zealand has been a sort of an indifferent frontier for the Indian side in the past although they will point to the big series win last year in the country as a counterpunch to …

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