Latest Cricket News Updates https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Sat 20 Aug 2022 A bit like AB de Villiers when he was in his actual prime: Ricky Ponting on Suryakumar Yadav https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/wMuLCq5nd5_drh-sevawcirc/a-bit-like-ab-de-villiers-when-he-was-in-his-actual-prime-ricky-ponting-on-suryakumar-yadav.html Australian legend Ricky Ponting has compared Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav to AB de Villiers, stating that his 360-degree play reminded him of the former Proteas captain in his prime Very good players are usually very good, no matter at what position you put them in: Scott Styris on Suryakumar Yadav https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/q1ixcqCSIq_drh-sevawcirc/very-good-players-are-usually-very-good-no-matter-at-what-position-you-put-them-in-scott-styris-on-suryakumar-yadav.html Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has heaped praise on Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav, describing him as a versatile batter who provides the X factor that some other batters might not have. After a few low scores in recent matches, Suryakumar smashed 76 off only 44 balls in the third T20I against West Indies in St Kitts. How we bowled in the middle overs was crucial: Rohit Sharma after 7-wicket win in 3rd T20I https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/4a9wWeASDp_drh-sevawcirc/how-we-bowled-in-the-middle-overs-was-crucial-rohit-sharma-after-7-wicket-win-in-3rd-t20i.html Team India captain Rohit Sharma stated that their bowling performance in the middle overs was a crucial aspect in their victory in their third T20I against West Indies in St Kitts on Tuesday (August 2). Sent into bat after losing the toss, the hosts reached 61 for 1 after eight overs. However, Hardik Pandya (1 for 19) and Ravichandran Ashwin (0 for 26) bowled tight spells as India restricted the hosts to 164 for 5 Have literally felt him on the ground whenever he's leading: Suryakumar Yadav on Rohit Sharma https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/eUH5UDDjLi_drh-sevawcirc/have-literally-felt-him-on-the-ground-whenever-hes-leading-suryakumar-yadav-on-rohit-sharma.html Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has praised Indian captain Rohit Sharma for playing a key role in his development as a cricketer and guiding him through rough phases. Rohit is also the 31-year-old’s captain at the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. While he has made a belated entry into international cricket, Suryakumar is making up for lost time with some impressive performances He has grown from strength to strength: Rohit Sharma on Suryakumar Yadav’s ton in losing cause https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/OpdMRIOqg5_drh-sevawcirc/he-has-grown-from-strength-to-strength-rohit-sharma-on-suryakumar-yadavs-ton-in-losing-cause.html Team India captain Rohit Sharma hailed Suryakumar Yadav for his brilliant century in a losing cause against England in the third and final T20I of the series in Nottingham on Sunday (July 10). Chasing a massive 216, Suryakumar played a lone hand for India, scoring a blazing 117 off 55 balls. He struck 14 fours and six sixes to give India faint hopes of a victory. India, however, fell short, ending on 198 for 9. Pretty much got everything we wanted: Rohit Sharma after 3-0 win in T20Is against West Indies https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/dfK3yvmin7_drh-sevawcirc/pretty-much-got-everything-we-wanted-rohit-sharma-after-3-0-win-in-t20is-against-west-indies.html India captain Rohit Sharma stated that he is happy with what the side managed to achieve in the white-ball series against West Indies at home. According to Rohit, the hosts pretty much got what they wanted from the games. On Sunday, India clinched the three-match T20I series 3-0 by winning the final match by 17 runs. Before that, they had hammered the Windies by the same margin in the one-day series. Question marks over Shaw, Yadav flying to England as they isolate after Krunal Pandya tests positive in Sri Lanka https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/SqTC9MvRco_drh-sevawcirc/question-marks-over-shaw-yadav-flying-to-england-as-they-isolate-after-krunal-pandya-tests-positive-in-sri-lanka.html The second T20I of the series between India and Sri Lanka has been postponed by a day after India all-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The match will now be played on Wednesday, July 28 at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo. Krunal and eight other close contacts have been placed in isolation. According to reports, the close contacts include Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav, who were due to fly to England for the Test series. As of now, no latest COVID cases have been reported from the Sri Lankan camp. BCCI confirms Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav will fly to England as injury replacements https://m.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/Tkn1Cwzjag_drh-sevawcirc/bcci-confirms-prithvi-shaw-and-suryakumar-yadav-will-fly-to-england-as-injury-replacements.html The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, and Avesh Khan have been ruled out of the upcoming five-match Test series against England. Opener Prithvi Shaw and middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav have been named as replacements. Jayant Yadav’s name, which was also doing the rounds, does not feature in the updated squad. BCCI also informed that Rishabh Pant has joined the Indian squad after recovering from Covid-19. Further, Abhimanyu Easwaran has been added to the squad from the standby players' list.