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Ravindra Jadeja will do What Yuvraj Singh did in 2011 WC: K Srikkanth



Ravindra Jadeja will do What Yuvraj Singh did in 2011 WC

Ravindra Jadeja will do What Yuvraj Singh did in 2011 WC: The ICC and BCCI has been announced the schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on Tuesday, June 2023.

India will exclusively hosting the World Cup, It could be the first time.

In 2011, all-roudner Yuvraj Rin was the player of the tournament for scring 362 runs and picking 15 wickets.

Cricket Anlytics K Srikkanth thinks that R Jadeja and Axar Patel can also play a similar role in the upcoming World Cup.

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“In the 2011 World Cup, you saw a lot of all-rounders coming into play. We had a fantastic side, very well led by (MS) Dhoni, too, and that time we have Yuvraj Singh. I believe Ravindra Jadeja will do what Yuvraj Singh did in the 2011 World Cup. I believe Jadeja, the Axar Patels… these people will play a very crucial role if India has to win this 2023 World Cup,” Srikkanth was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.

Jadeja has been one of the most valuable assets for India in all three formats for a number of years. The 34-year-old has played 174 ODIs and scored 2526 runs at an average of 32.80 with 13 fifties to his name. He has also picked 191 wickets in the format at an average of 37.39.

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The southpaw helped India win the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 with his all-round skills. He was awarded Player of the Match in the final for his all-round show as he first scored 33* off 25 balls in the first innings and then picked 2/24 with the ball. Jadeja was also the leading wicket-taker of the tournament, with 12 wickets to his name.

The all-rounder will be expected to emulate his performance in the upcoming World Cup as well. On the other hand, Axar Patel was a part of India’s 2015 World Cup squad but couldn’t play a game.

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The 29-year-old was exceptional for Delhi Capitals with both bat and ball in IPL 2023 and will look to carry his form forward in the World Cup if he gets selected for the marquee event.

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ICC World Cup 2023: ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match



ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match: Defending Champion England will be face New Zealand in the 1st match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 5.

Joe Root, Moeen Ali, and Ben Stokes are among the crucial players from the English side. On the other hand, Tom Latham will be leading the New Zealand troops in this game. Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, and Trent Boult are among the key players from the side.

England have not lost any of their last five games and seems to be in great touch for the World Cup. New Zealand, on the other hand, have been decent in the last few days, winning their last two games.

Match: England vs New Zealand

Date: 5th October, 2023

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Expected Playing XI:

England: Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, M Ali, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (C), Aadil Rashid, Mark Wood, R Topley

New Zealand: Devon Conway, Will Young, D. Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Latham (C), Glenn Phillips, Trent Boult, L Ferguson, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Pitch Report:

The Narendra Modi Stadium is a batting-friendly surface and is expected to assist the batters once again here. Pacers, in particular, may enjoy some seam and swing at the start, which can create problems for the batters.

Temperature: 33°c

Humidity: 49%

Wind Speed: 11 km/hr

Precipitation: NO

ENG vs NZ Head-to-Head Record:

These two teams have played a total of 95 games against each other in this format so far, where England won 45 games while New Zealand pocketed 44 in their favor.

England: 45 wins

New Zealand: 44 wins

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Players Stats:

Devon Conway: 874 runs in 22 matches

Jonny Bairstow: 3653 runs in 98 matches

Daryl Mitchell: 1025 runs and 13 wickets in 29 matches

Joe Root: 6246 runs in 162 matches

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Team for Small League:

WK: Jonny Bairstow (vc), Tom Latham, Devon Conway (c), Jos Butler

Batsmen: Joe Root, Dawid Malan, Daryl Mitchell

All-rounders: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran

Bowlers: Trent Boult, Mark Wood

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Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is most toughest Batsmen to Bowl



Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is most toughest Batsmen to Bowl

Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is the most toughest Batsmen to Bowl: There is no question that the Indian cricket squad is chock-full of A-list players. This star-studded team features players like Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, and Rohit Sharma.

With the ODI World Cup 2023 just around the corner, the players will be focused on putting up strong performances and perhaps winning the competition.

Shadab Khan, the all-rounder for the Pakistan squad, took the spotlight to talk about the star power that the Indian team had as the team came in India for the World Cup for the first time in seven years. The 24-year-old came up and nominated Rohit Sharma, the Indian skipper.

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Shadab opined that he admires Rohit Sharma a lot and named him one of the most influential batters in world cricket. He also stated that Rohit is extremely difficult to bowl to.

“I admire Rohit Sharma a lot and among the leading batsmen in the world, he is the most difficult to bowl to. Once he gets set he becomes very dangerous. Among the bowlers, since I am a leg-spinner, it will be Kuldeep Yadav given his recent form,” Shadab Khan was quoted as saying by Sportskeeda.

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Furthermore, Shadab Khan also talked of the welcome that the Pakistan side received when they arrived in Hyderabad for their first warm-up game against New Zealand. Shadab Khan pointed out the brilliant hospitality and the tasty food that they were greeted with.

“The welcome was fantastic at the (Hyderabad) airport and also a lot of people have been thronging the team hotel and hospitality wise it’s been really good,” Shadab Khan said.

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“The food has been really tasty and the support staff (all South Africans) are worried that we end up increasing our fat percentage (laughs). Hope, we get the same love in Ahmedabad where we play India (laughs),” he added.

After losing their first World Cup warm-up game against New Zealand, Pakistan will be taking on Australia in their final warm-up game on Tuesday, October 3. Furthermore, they will begin their World Cup campaign by taking on the Netherlands on Friday, October 6.


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