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'Bus wicketkeeping karna bach gaya tha': Twitter in awe of Hardik Pandya's performance against RR
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'Bus wicketkeeping karna bach gaya tha': Twitter in awe of Hardik Pandya's performance against RR

As Hardik Pandya made another noteworthy contribution for Gujarat Titans, former cricketers and experts were left impressed with the all-rounder.

IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans, Lucknow Super Giants aim for winning start on debut
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IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans, Lucknow Super Giants aim for winning start on debut

Armed with hard-hitting all-rounders, new entrants Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants would aim to start their IPL campaign on a winning note when they square off in Mumbai on Monday

Happy Birthday Vijay Shankar: The Tamil Nadu all-rounder always known to punch above his weight
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Happy Birthday Vijay Shankar: The Tamil Nadu all-rounder always known to punch above his weight

Having earned a reputation of being a solid all-rounder, Vijay Shankar is someone who can bat in the top four and bowl medium-pace

Ranji Trophy: Vijay Shankar to lead Tamil Nadu; 3 newcomers in squad
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Ranji Trophy: Vijay Shankar to lead Tamil Nadu; 3 newcomers in squad

All-rounder Vijay Shankar will lead Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy matches that will be played in Ahmedabad while M S Washington Sundar will be his deputy.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dinesh Karthik, Washington Sundar back in Tamil Nadu squad
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dinesh Karthik, Washington Sundar back in Tamil Nadu squad

Karthik missed the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament which Tamil Nadu won in New Delhi on Monday owing to an injury while Washington Sundar has been out of action since the tour of England earlier this year and was undergoing rehabilitation at the NCA in Bengaluru.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu team
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu team

The team picked by the State Senior Selection Committee of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association features a few players who shone in the recent TNPL like B Sai Sudharshan and P Saravana Kumar.

IPL 2021: T Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive, DC vs SRH to go ahead
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IPL 2021: T Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive, DC vs SRH to go ahead

Six members in the SRH camp have also been identified as close contacts and will be isolated from the rest of the squad.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu, all-rounder Vijay Shankar named vice-captain
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik to lead Tamil Nadu, all-rounder Vijay Shankar named vice-captain

However, the team will be without the services of seasoned India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar and T Natarajan, who are away in Australia on national duty.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay and Vijay Shankar named in Tamil Nadu probables
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay and Vijay Shankar named in Tamil Nadu probables

Senior India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, all-rounder Washington Sundar and left-arm pacer T Natarajan miss out as they are in Australia on national duty.

Sachin Tendulkar urges authorities to make helmets mandatory for batsmen
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Sachin Tendulkar urges authorities to make helmets mandatory for batsmen

Tendulkar shared a video of Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder Vijay Shankar getting hit on the head when Kings XI Punjab fielder Nicholas Pooran threw the ball towards the striker's end, attempting to run out the batsman.

IPL 2020: 'We weren't brave enough with the bat', says RCB skipper Virat Kohli after defeat to SRH
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IPL 2020: 'We weren't brave enough with the bat', says RCB skipper Virat Kohli after defeat to SRH

Kohli said Saturday's defeat has virtually made their last game against Delhi Capitals on Monday a must-win for a top-two finish in the standings.

IPL 2020: It was do-or-die game for me, says Vijay Shankar after unbeaten fifty in SRH's win
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IPL 2020: It was do-or-die game for me, says Vijay Shankar after unbeaten fifty in SRH's win

Manish Pandey (83) and Shankar (52) stitched an unbroken 140-run partnership to help SRH chase down RR's 154 for six on Thursday.

IPL 2020: Unlikely combinations unite to give timely shot to SRH's playoffs push
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IPL 2020: Unlikely combinations unite to give timely shot to SRH's playoffs push

Thanks to their win, SRH sit only two points adrift of the fourth spot – and enjoy, comfortably, the best net run rate among the teams that are ostensibly in a five-way race for one qualifying berth.

IPL 2020: Great to show people that we do have a middle order, says SRH captain David Warner
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IPL 2020: Great to show people that we do have a middle order, says SRH captain David Warner

Manish Pandey (83) and Vijay Shankar (52) scored unbeaten half-centuries after Warner and Jonny Bairstow were dismissed early in the run chase to help SRH register a comfortable eight-wicket win.

IPL 2020: Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar hit unbeaten fifties as SRH thump RR by eight wickets
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IPL 2020: Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar hit unbeaten fifties as SRH thump RR by eight wickets

Pandey and Vijay Shankar (52) stitched an unbroken 140-run partnership after Holder led a disciplined bowling display to restrict Rajasthan Royals to 154 for six.

IPL 2020: SRH's Vijay Shankar says he chose to tweak his bowling action to make a 'bigger impact' on game
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IPL 2020: SRH's Vijay Shankar says he chose to tweak his bowling action to make a 'bigger impact' on game

Vijay Shankar said that working a little extra on his bowling will have the desired effect.

All-rounder Vijay Shankar says comparison with Hardik Pandya doesn't affect him, has to get match-winning performances to stay in reckoning
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All-rounder Vijay Shankar says comparison with Hardik Pandya doesn't affect him, has to get match-winning performances to stay in reckoning

Vijay said that he is not looking at being a mere survivor in the Indian team but someone who can perform for a long time

India A vs New Zealand A: Ishan Kishan, Prithvi Shaw's efforts go in vain as hosts suffer five-run defeat in decider, lose ODI series 2-1
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India A vs New Zealand A: Ishan Kishan, Prithvi Shaw's efforts go in vain as hosts suffer five-run defeat in decider, lose ODI series 2-1

Ishan Kishan was left stranded on an unbeaten 71 as India A lost four wickets in nine balls to suffer a narrow five-run defeat in the deciding third ODI against New Zealand A.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Baba Aparajith to continue leading Tamil Nadu in upcoming fixtures against Baroda, Saurashtra
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Baba Aparajith to continue leading Tamil Nadu in upcoming fixtures against Baroda, Saurashtra

Baba Aparajith will lead the Tamil Nadu team for the forthcoming Ranji Trophy Group 'B' matches against Baroda and Saurashtra while the experienced Abhinav Mukund has been named as his deputy.