IND vs NZ | India Should Open With Cheteshwar Pujara In Mumbai Test, Says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has suggested that Cheteshwar Pujara can replace Mayank Agarwal as a starter in the second Test Match against New Zealand in Mumbai, and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane can hit at No. 3. Laxman further added that he is hopeful of the inclusion of Shreyas. Iyer at the XI game for the Mumbai Test. The … Read more

IND vs NZ | Wriddhiman Saha is fully fit, playing XI for Mumbai Test will depend on weather conditions, says Virat Kohli

Ahead of the second test match between India and New Zealand on Friday in Mumbai, Virat Kohli has confirmed that Wriddhiman Saha is fully fit and has recovered from a stiff neck. Kohli further added that the team mix for the Mumbai Test will be based on weather conditions. The first Test Match of the … Read more

IND vs NZ | Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are not little kids for someone to come and pat them on the back, says Salman Butt.

Salman Butt has opined that Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are not little children for someone to come pat on the back and that they should deal with their form on their own. Rahane achieved scores of 35 and 4 while Pujara scored 26 and 4 runs in the first test in Kanpur against New … Read more

IND vs NZ | Even a tail runner can get 50 once in 15-20 innings, Dodda Ganesh tries to attack Ajinkya Rahane

Former Indian cricketer Dodda Ganesh, speaking on social media, criticized Ajinkya Rahane for his disappointing form in test cricket, saying that even a tail runner can get 50 once in 15-20 innings. Rahane achieved scores of 35 and 4 in the Kanpur test against New Zealand. The first round of the two-game test series between … Read more

IND vs NZ | Ishant Sharma needs a couple of tests to get his rhythm back, says Paras Mhambrey

Ahead of the second test match between India and New Zealand in Mumbai, bowling coach Paras Mhambrey has stated that Ishant Sharma needs a couple of matches to get back on track in the game’s longest format. He further added that the lack of play time has affected the performance of the pacemaker. India and … Read more

IND vs NZ | No harm if Ajinkya Rahane is dropped for a game, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik is of the opinion that benching Ajinkya Rahane for the Mumbai test will help take some pressure off the mid-level hitter. Furthermore, he praised Shreyas Iyer for his brilliant shots at the Kanpur test and stated that the right-hander’s current form will increase the pressure on Rahane. India and New Zealand met in … Read more

IND vs NZ | Axar Patel is in the shadow of Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin, says Craig McMillan

Former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan has stated that since India does not play three spinners in overseas conditions, Axar Patel is in the shadow of Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin. McMillan further added that the record for the left arm roulette wheel in the game’s longest format is phenomenal. The first Test match between … Read more

IND vs NZ | Will Take Call About Availability Of Wriddhiman Saha Closer To Mumbai Test, Says Paras Mhambrey

Indian bowling coach Paras Mhambrey has stated that team management will take a call on the availability of Wriddhiman Saha closer to the second round in Mumbai. Mhambrey further added that Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli are in regular contact with physical therapists who assess Saha’s recovery from a stiff neck. The first Test Match … Read more

IND vs NZ | Ajinkya Rahane is not decisive with his footwork, says VVS Laxman

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman has stated that Ajinkya Rahane’s footwork is making it difficult for the right batsman to move through the crease. Rahane’s poor bat form continued against New Zealand on Day 4 of Test 1 when he came out of lbw in four runs against Ajaz Patel. India’s alternate captain Ajinkya Rahane, … Read more

Shreyas Iyer becomes the first Indian to score one hundred and fifty in the debut of the test

Shreyas Iyer has reached a historic milestone with his impressive performance in Test debut against New Zealand by becoming the first player from India to score a hundred and to follow with fifty in Test debut. Iyer played 105-run and 65-run strokes in the first and second innings, respectively. The first test match between India … Read more