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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Brendon McCullum speaks about MS Dhoni’s role in Virat Kohli’s India

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has backed MS Dhoni to be one of the key elements for India in the upcoming World Cup and believes that Dhoni’s understanding of the game and his ability to read pressure scenarios sets him apart.  “He is invaluable to the Indian team, he has a blueprint in his…
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ICC World Cup 2019: ‘I would be fearful’ – Nasser Hussain on difference between England & India

Former skipper Nasser Hussain believes England have put together arguably their best squad in the history of ODI cricket for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 which is scheduled to take place between May 30 to July 14.  Recently, England demolished Pakistan 4-0 in the five-match series (first ODI was washed out) and much of…
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Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure “is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions”. He said as much a day before the team’s departure for England, for the tournament beginning on May 30. Second on the ICC ODI rankings behind hosts England, Kohli said his team was…
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MS Dhoni should bat at No. 5: Sachin Tendulkar

Keeping in the mind the pace at which batsmen are scoring in ODIs, the flat nature of pitches in England and Wales, and the smaller grounds, what do you reckon will define this World Cup? To score that many runs in 50-over format there are number of elements. Firstly, the pitches are flat. You’ve seen…
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ICC World Cup 2019

How Australia bowl and play spin will define their success : says Ricky Ponting Ricky Ponting said there were concerns about the middle-order’s ability to play spin a year ago but the return of David Warner and Steve Smith has strengthened the team. Former skipper Ricky Ponting believes defending champion Australia’s ability to bowl and…
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