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Cricket News and Latest Updates, May 14, Highlights: Ravindra Jadeja Gets Vaccinated

Find all the latest updates as they happen from the world of cricket here. Former Australia captain Steve Waugh said on Thursday that pace bowler Jofra Archer will be key for England during the Ashes series Down Under later this year.

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19:21 (IST)

PTI: Former Australia batsman and CSK batting coach Michael Hussey has recovered from COVID-19 and is likely to fly back home on Sunday where he will be doing his quarantine. Meanwhile, India Test keeper Wriddhiman Saha has again tested positive and remains in isolation with an eye on joining the squad bio-bubble in Mumbai on May 25.

18:56 (IST)

Ravindra Jadeja has joined the list of players to get vaccinated ahead of the England tour. India captain Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan are among others to have been vaccinated against covid-19.

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“If I did go to India probably would have home early anyway. Hopefully, if it (IPL) does get rescheduled for this year, I will be able to go again. It was a hard decision not to go to India, it was really unpredictable, I could have gone but I don’t know how many games would I have played,” said Archer on Sussex Cricket YouTube channel. “Rajasthan Royals and England supported me in my decision. You obviously build a good relationship as I have been the Royals for the last three years. Stokes too suffered a bit, I think going over his hand and I don`t even know if he going to be ready for these Tests against New Zealand.”

16:57 (IST)

"The selectors’ decision to ignore Hardik for Tests is understandable. He has not been able bowl regularly after his surgery. I feel he has to bowl 10 overs in ODIs and four in T20s to be part of the playing XI even in shorter formats. He can’t just play as a batsman" Sarandeep Singh, a former India spinner, told PTI.

15:57 (IST)

Former opener WV Raman’s unceremonious ouster from the Indian women’s team head coach’s position has opened a can of worms with both the Madan Lal-headed Cricket Advisory Committee and Neetu David-led selection panel coming under the scanner of BCCI bigwigs. While the BCCI has no intention of using its veto to over-rule Lal and Naik, the board’s top officials are unable to wrap their heads around as to what led to recommendation of Raman’s removal: PTI

15:42 (IST)

Mohammad Yousuf about virat Kohli: "I've never seen him practice but have followed some of his training videos on Twitter and other places. In today's era, if someone asks me what is modern cricket, I'd say it's about training. The players today are fit and fast, as is Virat Kohli, which is the reason behind his terrific performances," Yousuf said on the YouTube Show Cricast.

14:51 (IST)

PTI: "I will do anything the team asks of me," said Hanuma Vihari who batted for three and half hours with a torn hamstring to save the Sydney Test against Australia earlier this year. "I batted top of the order most of my career so I'm familiar to the challenge," added Vihari.

14:25 (IST)

Wriddhiman Saha clarifies about his COVID-19 test

13:27 (IST)

A lot of Indian cricketers have been doing their bit, ranging from making financial donations to helping people procure essential medical care.Vihari, while being in the UK for his county stint, has used his Twitter handle to amplify appeals for help.He has also created a team of 100 volunteers, comprising friends and followers from across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.Just like Congress leader BV Srinivas in New Delhi, Vihari's friends and followers have reached people with plasma, oxygen cylinders and arranged food and hospital beds for patients.

12:51 (IST)

England speedster Jofra Archer made a successful return to cricket from an injury lay-off, scalping two wickets in his first competitive match in more than one and a half months. Turning out for Sussex in a County Championship game against Kent on Thursday, Archer finished with figures of 2 for 29 from his 13 overs, which included the wickets of Zak Crawley and Kent skipper Bell Drummond, as the tourists were bundled out for 145.

12:42 (IST)

The third edition of Unacademy's flagship program Legends on Unacademy' will return on Sunday, May 16th, 2021 with a master class from cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. The session will be hosted by popular television presenter and host of IPL several cricket shows, Gaurav Kapur. To watch this master class, viewers may download the Unacademy app, and register for the session by clicking on the Notify Me' tab. For those who haven't registered on Unacademy, using the LEGENDS' invite code will give access to the session.

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12:11 (IST)

Ravi Shastri has been super impressed with the way Team India came back in Test cricket. It was an amazing turnaround for the Virat Kohli and his men who knew that the ICC had changed the point structure especially introduced in the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic which forced the cancellation of almost all cricket matches across the world. “Rules changed midway but #TeamIndia overcame every hurdle along the way. My boys played tough cricket in tough times. Super proud of this bindass bunch,” he added on Twitter.

11:26 (IST)

Once an RCB player, Shivam Dube now plays for Rajasthan Royals but he is yet to forget his sting for Virat Kohli led side. The 27-year old has said that he could have batted a little up the order for RCB, maybe at number four or number five to be precise. Dube had a mediocre season playing with RCB managing just 168 runs in 15 appearances. He was bought for 5 Crore but as he failed to give the required return on the investments, he was quickly dropped.

11:07 (IST)

Former India cricketer and legend of the game Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the treatment meted out to David Warner after he was dropped from captaincy and was also sidelined from the playing eleven. SRH managed to win just one game in the IPL 2021 and had to make the change at the top but even then they continued to lose.

“While the rights and wrongs of dropping him as captain could well be debated for long, the question that needs to be asked is if captains can be changed midway, why can’t coaches be treated the same? In football, the moment a team starts faltering, it’s the manager who is shown the exit door, so why not in cricket too?” Sunil Gavaskar added.

 

11:02 (IST)

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh said on Thursday that pace bowler Jofra Archer will be key for England during the Ashes series Down Under later this year. The Barbados Tridents said on Thursday that captain Jason Holder, along with his fellow Barbadians Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Justin Greaves, Nyeem Young and Joshua Bishop have been retained for the 2021 Caribbean Premier League (CPL)

11:02 (IST)

Ian Bell has looked back at the famous ‘Spirit of Cricket’ incident which got MS Dhoni an ICC award for the decade as the former England cricketer sat down with the ‘The Grade Cricketer’ for a free-wheeling chat. The 39-year-old said he ran for the pavilion as soon as the Tea was taken and almost a paid a price when Indians appeal for his run out was accepted by the umpires. Former India cricketer Ramesh Powar, who was appointed Indian women’s head coach on Thursday, said that he would try and take the team forward.

11:02 (IST)

Sanjay Manjrekar has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma and said that he has ‘improved tremendously with regards to defence.’ He also emphasised his role if India wants to excel at the World Test Championship final. “Rohit Sharma as opener has improved tremendously with regards to defence. He plays the ball closer to the body now and is far more patient then he used to be. He also tends to leave more balls outside off and the feet move better, but England will still be his stiffest Test.He will have to change his instinct and character as a batsman to succeed, unless the sun is out all the time. This will be a biggest test for Rohit Sharma the Test opener,” he concluded in his column for Hindustan Times.

11:01 (IST)

With an eye to expand the game to a global level, ICC is planning to raise the number of teams at the T20 World Cup 2024, a report in ESPN Cricinfo states. ICC understands that for Cricket to go global, they need to take it to more countries which means they need to allow more teams in the future ICC events. The world body also understands that T20 will be the best format in such a scenario as it is easy to adapt for the new countries and the competition between the sides will a lot less one-sided. Women’s T20 World Cup have been seeing participation from teams like Uganda.

11:01 (IST)

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Cricket News and Latest Updates, May 14, Highlights: Ravindra Jadeja Gets Vaccinated

Live Cricket News and Latest Updates May 14: Find all the latest updates as they happen from the world of cricket here. Ravi Shastri has been super impressed with the way Team India came back in Test cricket. It was an amazing turnaround for the Virat Kohli and his men who knew that the ICC had changed the point structure especially introduced in the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic which forced the cancellation of almost all cricket matches across the world. “Rules changed midway but #TeamIndia overcame every hurdle along the way. My boys played tough cricket in tough times. Super proud of this bindass bunch,” he added on Twitter.

“While the rights and wrongs of dropping him as captain could well be debated for long, the question that needs to be asked is if captains can be changed midway, why can’t coaches be treated the same? In football, the moment a team starts faltering, it’s the manager who is shown the exit door, so why not in cricket too?” Sunil Gavaskar added.

‘Spirit of Cricket’ incident which got MS Dhoni an ICC award for the decade as the former England cricketer sat down with the ‘The Grade Cricketer’ for a free-wheeling chat. The 39-year-old said he ran for the pavilion as soon as the Tea was taken and almost a paid a price when Indians appeal for his run out was accepted by the umpires.

Former India cricketer Ramesh Powar, who was appointed Indian women’s head coach on Thursday, said that he would try and take the team forward.

Sanjay Manjrekar has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma and said that he has ‘improved tremendously with regards to defence.’ He also emphasised his role if India wants to excel at the World Test Championship final. “Rohit Sharma as opener has improved tremendously with regards to defence. He plays the ball closer to the body now and is far more patient then he used to be. He also tends to leave more balls outside off and the feet move better, but England will still be his stiffest Test.He will have to change his instinct and character as a batsman to succeed, unless the sun is out all the time. This will be a biggest test for Rohit Sharma the Test opener,” he concluded in his column for Hindustan Times.

With an eye to expand the game to a global level, ICC is planning to raise the number of teams at the T20 World Cup 2024, a report in ESPN Cricinfo states. ICC understands that for Cricket to go global, they need to take it to more countries which means they need to allow more teams in the future ICC events. The world body also understands that T20 will be the best format in such a scenario as it is easy to adapt for the new countries and the competition between the sides will a lot less one-sided. Women’s T20 World Cup have been seeing participation from teams like Uganda.

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