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Harshal Patel in action during 2nd T20I.

'We were surprised the way they batted': Harshal admits being taken aback by Ireland's chase; 'We made a few mistakes'

India wrapped up a series victory over Ireland on Tuesday, but it was far from straightforward, with the hosts only losing by 4 runs and taking a 226-run chase right to the last ball. The Irish batters made a strong account of themselves right from the top, earning plaudits from all over the cricketing fraternity, in what was a memorable performance despite the loss.

The Pakistan Cricket Board had organised the exhibition match between Pakistan Super League (PSL) sides Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi

Terror attack near Quetta stadium halts match; Babar Azam, Shahid Afridi taken to safety

The Pakistan Cricket Board had organised the exhibition match between Pakistan Super League (PSL) sides Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi after pressure from Baloch fans that Quetta also get the status of a PSL venue. Babar Azam leads Zalmi while the Gladiatiors are led by former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed.

The series begins on February 8

'They can understand pitches only if they play': Suresh Raina puzzled by Australia's call to not play tour games

The visitors have chosen not to play a tour game, preferring instead to train in their facilities with doctored pitches to mimic the spinning conditions that will be found in India. The decision has caused a stir.

Rohit Sharma (L) and Virat Kohli

'Rohit is far better batsman than Kohli, dominated world cricket in last 10-12 years': PAK pacer's staggering rationale

Virat Kohli and incumbent India captain Rohit Sharma have been two stalwarts of modern era cricket, each a genius in their own way. For long have experts and veteran cricketers, along with fans, discussed who is the better batter between the two, but the debate continues. However, veteran Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan gave a staggering explanation in giving his verdict on the the long-standing debate as he sided with Rohit.

Virat Kohli

'Virat Kohli's best is yet to come': Ex-Pakistan captain makes unusual 'Kumar Sangakkara' claim on India star

The former Pakistan captain made a rather unusual remark on Virat Kohli as the Team India star gears up for a return to Test cricket against Australia.

Hanuma Vihari playing a shot with one hand during his knock against Madhya Pradesh in the quarter-final of the ongoing Ranji Trophy.

'Told physio, 'no problem if I don't play cricket after this'': Vihari's incredible remark on batting with broken wrist

Hanuma Vihari batted with a fractured wrist during the quarter-final of the Ranji Trophy against Madhya Pradesh earlier this week.

File image of Umar Akmal and Kamran Akmal batting together.

'Ummeed toh maine kisi ne nahi lagaayi hai': Umar Akmal's blunt remark on brother Kamran's appointment as PCB selector

Umar Akmal had a rather blunt remark when he was asked about his brother Kamran's appointment in the PCB selection committee.

Harbhajan Singh; Ravichandran Ashwin

'Jealousy at its peak': Twitter attacks Harbhajan Singh after his cryptic tweet on Australia using Ashwin doppelganger

Harbhajan Singh came up with a cryptic response to Australia using Ravichandran Ashwin's doppelganger to prepare for the upcoming four-Test series against India.

Umran Malik

'I don't care about pace. I care about performance': Pakistan speedster's fiery remark on Umran Malik comparison

The Pakistan speedster didn't mince his words as he talked about the comparisons with Umran Malik.

Virender Sehwag bowled the first over of bowl-out against Pakistan

'Dhoni asked everyone to bowl 6 deliveries': Ex-India star reveals why MSD picked Sehwag to open in bowl-out vs Pakistan

The result of the tied T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan was ascertained by a bowl-out, and Virender Sehwag was picked as India's first bowler in the lineup.

India captain Rohit Sharma

'Rank turners could backfire': Rohit Sharma-led India served brutal reminder as ex-IND spinner identifies major flaw

Amid all the talk about how Indian spinners can threaten the Aussie line-up, a former India cricketer has served Rohit Sharma and Co. a brutal reminder in highlighting their major flaw.

MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina.

'I played for MS Dhoni, then I played for my country': Suresh Raina's incredible remark on retiring right after MSD

Suresh Raina explained his decision to retire right after MS Dhoni called time on his international career on August 15, 2020.

KL Rahul; Shubman Gill

'He shouldn't be asked to come down the order': Ex-selector picks between KL Rahul, Shubman Gill for opening Test slot

'He shouldn't be asked to come down the order': Ex-selector picks between KL Rahul, Shubman Gill for opening Test slot

Virat Kohli; MS Dhoni

'Jaan nikaalta hai vo bowler ki. I was scared': PAK pacer snubs Kohli, Dhoni to pick toughest wicket vs India in 2015 WC

The Pakistan pacer picked a five-wicket haul against India in the 2015 World Cup match. However, for the bowler, neither Kohli nor then skipper MS Dhoni, were his toughest dismissals.

Shardul Thakur; Ravi Shastri

'Ravi was beginning to lose it. He summoned Shardul and told him...': When Thakur disobeyed and lied to Shastri

Injured Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari had pulled off an epic heist in Sydney in the 2020/21 series against Australia. And although the two are largely credited for the one India's greatest draws, fast bowler Shardul Thakur too has hands in the win, without even rolling his arms.

India have an overwhelmingly strong record against Australia at home

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Greg Chappell says 'India are more vulnerable at home' against Australia. Here's why

Test series wins in India have been rare to come by for Australia, with their last win coming back in 2004/05 and that was also just their fourth victory in the country overall. It was also their first series win in India since 1969/70.

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