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MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma
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Mohammad Yousuf picks Kane Williamson as the current best captain in white-ball cricket

  • Mohammad Yousuf, former Pakistan batsman was recently involved in a question and answer round-up with his fans on the social media platform Twitter.
  • He gave answers to different and unique questions asked by his followers.
  • Meanwhile, he also revealed the name of the best while-ball cricket captain at the moment.
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Gautam Gambhir picks Rohit Sharma over Virat Kohli in white-ball cricket

  • Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are the two most senior and important players in the current Indian team.
  • The former opens the innings whereas Kohli bats at three in the limited-overs formats.
  • Gautam Gambhir, the former Indian opener has given his verdict over the same and reckons that Rohit has an edge over the Indian skipper.
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Dwayne Bravo reveals how he convinced Mumbai Indians to buy Kieron Pollard ahead of IPL 2010

  • One of the players who has flourished while donning the MI jersey is– West Indies stalwart Kieron Pollard.
  • The all-rounder has been a vital part of the side since Mumbai Indians snapped him up at the 2010 IPL auction.
  • However, a very few fans know that Pollard’s fellow teammate Dwayne Bravo was the reason behind Mumbai buying the all-rounder.
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Rohit Sharma picks the most difficult bowlers he has faced in his career

  • Rohit Sharma, the prolific Indian opener was involved in a live Instagram session with his mate Mohammed Shami on Saturday.
  • During the interaction, he exchanged several thoughts on different topics with the Indian pacer.
  • Meanwhile, he also revealed the names of the bowlers that he found quite difficult to play during the early phase of his cricketing career.
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Sourav Ganguly equates COVID-19 pandemic situation to Test match being played on dangerous pitch

  • The Coronavirus pandemic has left the human lives stunned.
  • Looking at the current situation, the former India cricketer and the current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is extremely disappointed.
  • He has equated this situation with the Test match being played on an extremely dangerous pitch where the batsman have very less margin of error.
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India will continue to maintain their World Cup record against Pakistan: Abdul Razzaq

  • Abdul Razzaq, the former Pakistan all-rounder feels that India will continue to dominate Pakistan in the ICC tournaments as their players fail to absorb the pressure of the high profile games.
  • It is a well-known fact that India hold an edge against Pakistan in the World Cups.
  • The latter has never won a single game in the mega-event against the Men in Blue.
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If anyone proves match-fixing allegations against me, I should be hanged: Basit Ali

  • Basit Ali, the former cricketer has denied all the allegations of match-fixing made by the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO Arif Abbasi.
  • Abbasi had recently revealed that Basit had accepted the fact of getting involved in match-fixing 25 years ago on a tour to Sri Lanka in 1994.
  • The 49-year-old was the regular part of Pakistan team in the mid-’90s.
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Credit of Rohit Sharma’s success goes to MS Dhoni: Gautam Gambhir

  • Gautam Gambhir, on Rohit Sharma’s 33rd birthday, lauded him as the best white-ball player in the world.
  • The latter is certainly at the peak of his career over the last few years especially after he started opening for India in the limited-overs format.
  • No batsman even comes close to him in terms of number of runs scored since 2013 as an opener in the ODIs and today, Rohit is India’s vice-captain in the 50-over and 20-over format.
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Gautam Gambhir names his all-time India Test XI; appoints Anil Kumble captain

  • Gautam Gambhir has always praised Anil Kumble and his leadership skills.
  • Rather recently he also claimed that the leg-spinner would’ve broken a lot of captaincy records, if he had led India for a longer period.
  • Gambhir, for the same reason, has gone on to appoint Kumble as the captain of his all-time India Test XI which also features Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni.
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Mandeep Singh picks his top five IPL batsmen, includes Virat Kohli in the list

  • In such trying times where everyone is spending time in isolation, CricTracker decided to catch up with Mandeep Singh an Instagram live session.
  • The Punjab batsman answered a varied range of questions during the session.
  • Mandeep, who has shared the dressing room with many batting stalwarts like AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, and Chris Gayle, spilt the beans on his Top 5 IPL batsmen.
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