Latest Cricket News Updates https://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Sat 18 Sep 2021 India vs England: Rohit Sharma hits sparkling ton as India end Day 3 at 270 for 3 https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/0RqFuzurlp_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-england-rohit-sharma-hits-sparkling-ton-as-india-end-day-3-at-270-for-3.html Team India opener Rohit Sharma hit a smashing hundred on Day 3 of The Oval Test against England as the visitors ended the day in ascendancy, at 270 for 3. Rohit hit 127 off 256 balls and featured in a 153-run stand with Cheteshwar Pujara (61) as India ended Day 3 with a lead of 171 and seven wickets in hand. Indian captain Virat Kohli (22 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (9 not out) were at the crease when bad light forced stumps. India vs England: No talk about Cheteshwar Pujara’s batting in the dressing room, says Rohit Sharma https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/FMFkJpeAKW_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-england-no-talk-about-cheteshwar-pujaras-batting-in-the-dressing-room-says-rohit-sharma.html Indian opener Rohit Sharma has said that there has not been any chat at all about Cheteshwar Pujara’s form in the dressing room. According to Rohit, all the talk has been on the outside but within the team, everyone is in full backing of Pujara. India vs England: “If I see the ball in my area, I have to play the shots,” says Rohit Sharma https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/1IN54IMB9h_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-england-if-i-see-the-ball-in-my-area-i-have-to-play-the-shots-says-rohit-sharma.html Team India opener Rohit Sharma has defended the pull shot that led to his dismissal on Day 2 of the Trent Bridge Test against England on Thursday. Sharma fell for 36 at the stroke of lunch, trying to take on Ollie Robinson. All he managed though was to guide the ball into the hands of Sam Curran in the deep. Admitting that he was disappointed to have gotten out just before lunch, the batsman added that he will keep playing his strokes if the ball is there to be hit. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma will have a huge responsibility when India take on Pakistan: Gautam Gambhir https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/djS7LtiDcS_drh-sevawcirc/virat-kohli-rohit-sharma-will-have-a-huge-responsibility-when-india-take-on-pakistan-gautam-gambhir.html Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has said that captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma will have to shoulder the major responsibility when India face Pakistan in the T20 World Cup later in the year. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the groups for the Men's T20 World Cup 2021. The event will be held in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 17 to November 14, with BCCI retaining the hosting rights as India were originally scheduled to host the event. Rohit Sharma a tremendous player, but India a dangerous batting lineup throughout: Tim Southee https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/f8aqDl0Pr1_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-sharma-a-tremendous-player-but-india-a-dangerous-batting-lineup-throughout-tim-southee.html New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee has admitted that India are a very dangerous batting lineup and that the Kiwi bowlers will have to be on top of their game to do well. New Zealand will face India in the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton from June 18. Expressing his admiration for Team India opener Rohit Sharma at a virtual press conference, Southee added that there are others who can make a difference as well. WTC Final : Key battles to watch out for https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/yswv34DaCD_drh-sevawcirc/wtc-final-key-battles-to-watch-out-for.html With less than two weeks to go for the World Test Championship Final, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the summit clash between the top two ranked sides. Senior players like Pujara, Rahane, Ashwin, who only play test match cricket, have compared the WTC Final to be an equivalent of a World Cup Final. No doubt players from both the sides will look to give their 100 percent when they take the field. For now, we’ll have a look at a few of the match ups that we can expect from the match - Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli’s struggles against spin a cause of concern: VVS Laxman https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/nBEpqLssB3_drh-sevawcirc/rohit-sharma-virat-kohlis-struggles-against-spin-a-cause-of-concern-vvs-laxman.html Even though India got the better of England in the three-match ODI series on Sunday, former India cricketer VVS Laxman is concerned with how captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma have struggled against England’s spinners. While Rohit failed to read a googly from Adil Rashid and was clean bowled, Kohli perished to Moeen Ali, going back to a delivery that spun back in. Leave Rishabh Pant alone and he will give you those performances: Rohit Sharma https://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/uZN2NOXMzo_drh-sevawcirc/leave-rishabh-pant-alone-and-he-will-give-you-those-performances-rohit-sharma.html India opener Rohit Sharma is confident that Rishabh Pant can do well in the T20I series against England as well if he allowed to play with freedom and not pressurised unnecessarily. Pant is making a comeback to the T20I squad on the basis of his brilliant performances in the longer format over the last two Tests. He scored 97 and 89 not out in Australia. Against England at home, he was the third highest run-getter. His century in the final Test in Ahmedabad proved to be a match-turning one.