Sport

Champions Trophy 2017: Kohli should not change anything, says Dravid

Champions Trophy 2017: Kohli should not change anything, says Dravid”

Though they're the favorites to win, Indian captain Virat Kohli has been quick to not underestimate a resurgent Pakistani side. Three of their players - Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt - were guilty of match-fixing during the 2010 tour of England and were penalised accordingly. In his place, another left-arm pacer Rumman Raees made his debut to feature in the final eleven.

"It will also act as a wake-up call for the entire cricket fraternity that Pakistan can not be side stepped as a cricket force and cries to relaunch worldwide cricket in Pakistan may grow stronger after this performance".

"Amir bowled today. Amir is fit". We all know that Pakistan were among the least favourite teams to progress this far.

Kohli also loves wearing the Indian jersey and as de Villiers reveals, the India skipper wants to go on playing for the country.

Pakistan are out to change the course of cricket history by shocking their great rivals India in a Champions Trophy final which they believe is "bigger than the Ashes".

"It didn't happen overnight". And there is still room for further improvement. The more experience guys get in that middle order, the more they learn to play on these surfaces.

MASHRAFE MORTAZA: Look, it's hard to answer that question for me because I know they might have thought this is part-time but they have to go after him.

When asked if England should have picked an extra batsman Root was emphatic in his response: "No".

Root, who is the Test skipper, said of the match: "We can make excuses, we can say the wicket was more favourable to Pakistan". It is held every four years; this is the eighth edition.

Incidentally, India versus Sri Lanka match also fared well and clocked 34 million impressions. "But at times, the ball stops on this pitch", he explained.

In between, Ajay Jadeja, Venkatesh Prasad, Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma have all played their bit roles in winning big matches thereby overcoming the Sharjah Syndrome that affected the Indian teams of the mid-80's and early-90's.

While India is all set to take on Pakistan after defeating Bangladesh in semi-finals, Pakistan has chose to opt out from the mega event citing safety issues as their major area of concern.

"We played against England past year, they got 440 against us but we beat them in Cardiff with good planning and the way the bowlers executed our plans". "We made a lot of mistakes in that match and we received criticism for it too".

"The belief just showed on the field the way they played together as a team and regardless of who you play in the finals, it's always going to be challenging because once you start thinking that it's a big game, then your mindset changes". We are not going to take anything for granted for sure.

"We have two [more group] matches. We are hoping that this time [in the final] we'll execute our plan successfully and the result will be different". What a terrific bowler he is turning out to be, and there is absolutely no doubt that if not for Hasan, Pakistan wouldn't be here in the final. "He is a wicket-taker".



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


17 June 2017
Trump considering firing Mueller as special counsel on Russian Federation probe
During an interview with ABC News, Sekulow said, "The President has the authority to take action". Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. "Time to rethink", he tweeted.

17 June 2017
Kevin Spacey Added a New Celebrity Impression to His Arsenal: Fred Astaire
However, when she got only a fraction of the way though her thanks, the music to signal she's run out of time began to chime. She expressed her appreciation for "all the people who are refusing to just stand and watch them do it".

17 June 2017
Lower US Oil Inventories Spur A Small Rally In Crude Prices (USO)
OPEC on May 25 agreed to extend a 1.2 million barrel per day production cut for nine months through March 2018. Brent crude futures were at US$50.08 per barrel at 0504 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close.

17 June 2017
EPS for Pediapharm Inc (PDP) Expected At $
The collective rating of 2.9 for The Macerich Company (MAC ) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Coldstream Capital Management Inc owns 16,040 shares or 0.08% of their USA portfolio. (WOOF)'s stock rose 1.11%.

17 June 2017
IOS 11 removes support for 32-bit apps, renders legacy iDevices obsolete
Other handy features include an automatic login to new devices simply by bringing it close to a Mac or other iOS 11 devices. The iPhone 5S and newer devices will receive the upgrade but some older apps will no longer work afterwards.

17 June 2017
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
There is shouting, and Yanez screams, "Don't pull it out!" before he fires seven shots into the auto , five of which hit Castile. An audio recording captured Castile telling Yanez he had a gun in the auto , and the officer telling Castile not to reach for it.

17 June 2017
US Deputy Attorney General may have to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe
Mueller was hired by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on May 17, just eight days after Trump fired Comey. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday.

17 June 2017
Jefferies Boosts Rating On Regency Centers Corporation Com (REG) To "Buy"
The real estate investment trust reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.07. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

17 June 2017
Turkish leader backs Qatar amid diplomatic row
Other U.S. officials have said Qatar has already taken some steps to reduce terror funding but that the steps are insufficient. Turkey's parliament passed legislation on Wednesday permitting the deployment of troops to a Turkish military base in Qatar.

17 June 2017
US Navy ship collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan
An investigation was underway to determine what caused the nighttime collision between the destroyer and the container ship. Most of the more than 200 sailors would have been asleep in their berthings, some of which were reportedly flooded.