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News:- Jason Gillespie of the Adelaide Strikers gestures. (Photo by Morne DeKlerk – CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

The BCCI built a platform where cricketers earned large sums: AB de Villiers:

  • AB de Villiers has been a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore for some time now and will be expected to play a massive role in the following seasons as well.
  • De Villiers considered himself fortunate that the South African cricket board did indeed embrace the IPL.
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Leading Australian attack would be a feather in my cap: John Hastings:

  • John Hastings had made a good comeback into the Australian side as they pulled off a series win against the hosts Sri Lanka.
  • Hastings picked up 2 wickets in the 3rd ODI and the career-best figures of 6 for 45 in the 4th ODI as his side sealed a win in both the matches.
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Gives you confidence when captain backs you: Jasprit Bumrah:

  • Jasprit Bumrah is the leading wicket-taker in T20Is 2016.
  • Bumrah said it has been a great journey so far and wishes to continue in the same way.
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Haseeb Hameed may become Alastair Cook’s opening partner for tours of Bangladesh and India:

  • The Lancashire batsman appears certain to feature in the Test squads to tour Bangladesh and India.
  • Known for his traditional approach of batting developed training with his father, Hameed feels ready for the next step.
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Jasprit Bumrah has a unique action: Brett Lee:

  • On which Indian bowler impressed him the most in recent times, Lee said: “I like Jasprit Bumrah. His action is unique.”
  • Speaking about Virat Kohli, Lee added that he would be thrashed all around the park if he were to bowl to him today.
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Sehwag’s 319 the best innings I have ever seen: AB de Villiers:

  • AB said he watched Bollywood movies with Shah Rukh Khan and would absolutely love to feature in one with him.
  • He also mentioned in his book that it was Virender Sehwag’s innings of 319 that remains to be the best innings he has ever seen.
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Chris Gayle wants Rohit Sharma to score triple ton in Tests:

  • Chris Gayle recently posted a picture on his Instagram handle indicating that he wants the India batsman Rohit Sharma to score a triple ton in Tests.
  • While Virender Sehwag has the distinction of scoring 2 triple centuries in Tests, 309 against Pakistan at Multan and 319 against South Africa at Chennai.
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Brett Lee mocks Indian newspaper for calling him ‘Indian’:

  • Brett Lee took to social media platform Twitter to mock the Indian newspapers for calling him Indian.
  • According to his tweet, a newspaper referred to him as ‘former Indian speedster Brett Lee’.
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Virat Kohli likely to miss Duleep Trophy final:

  • Virat Kohli might be rested for the Duleep Trophy final scheduled to be held under the lights from September 10 to September 14.
  • The BCCI was keen on giving its top players a feel of the newest trend in Test cricket. Moreover, the reactions from the senior players were on the agenda of the BCCI.
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Wasim Akram urges the Pakistan to be patient with the young squad:

  • There has been a lot of questions raised against Azhar Ali as a captain after a series of a poor run in the 50-over format.
  • Wasim Akram had a different perspective as he said that the young team needs to be given a bit more time.
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9 out of 10 times, Dhoni will win matches: Ajinkya Rahane:

  • Ajinkya Rahane backed his limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni saying that he had a lot more to offer despite missing out in the first T20 international match against West Indies.
  • After the loss, there was a lot of criticism saying that the skipper had lost his finishing touch, but Rahane has no doubt that Dhoni still remains to be one of the best finishers in the world.
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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma reunion in Prague goes viral:

  • The most recent incident is when a fan posted a picture of himself with Virat Kohli and added a caption stating that it was Anushka Sharma who clicked the picture.
  • The picture credits seemed to say enough about the reunion of the star power couple.
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Jason Gillespie regards Mitchell Starc as the best fast bowler in ODIs:

  • Starc, who made his comeback from an ankle injury this series, has been Australia’s most impactful bowler.
  • The pitches might be unsupportive but the left-arm fast bowler has been very lethal with the ball.
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Fast bowling is about right technique and muscle mass: Brett Lee:

  • Brett Lee, one of the fastest bowlers of his generation feels that India has a terrific pace attack.
  • Australia has decided to rest their pacemen Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood for the forthcoming series against South Africa and Brett Lee is not among the one’s who support the decision.
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