Latest Cricket News Updates https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Sun 21 Apr 2024 You are supposed to play first class cricket: Sourav Ganguly on Shreyas Iyer-Ishan Kishan row https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ccmyzvVeQP_drh-sevawcirc/you-are-supposed-to-play-first-class-cricket-sourav-ganguly-on-shreyas-iyer-ishan-kishan-row.html Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly has expressed surprise at Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan’s decision to not participate in domestic cricket after being dropped from the national side. Describing Ranji Trophy as a premier tournament, he added that first class cricket is the basic premise of cricket in India Something that is not in my control, I can't be focusing on that: Shreyas Iyer https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/VkAFZsx7HD_drh-sevawcirc/something-that-is-not-in-my-control-i-cant-be-focusing-on-that-shreyas-iyer.html Team India batter Shreyas Iyer is not too worried about not being picked in the T20I squad for the ongoing home series against Afghanistan. He is also not thinking too much about the Test series against England, having been named in the squad for the first two matches. Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul return as India name much-awaited Asia Cup 2023 squad https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/RzovW4UHBH_drh-sevawcirc/shreyas-iyer-and-kl-rahul-return-as-india-name-much-awaited-asia-cup-2023-squad.html The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday, August 21 named the squad for the 2023 Asia Cup, which will be played from August 30 to September 17. The 17-member squad includes KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer, both of whom will be making a comeback from injury. However, keeper-batter Sanju Samson has also been included as a backup player since chief selector Ajit Agarkar confirmed that Rahul has picked up another niggle We can't play in T20 mode straightaway in fifty overs because there is more time: Shreyas Iyer after Auckland defeat https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/b0FwlfhAeS_drh-sevawcirc/we-cant-play-in-t20-mode-straightaway-in-fifty-overs-because-there-is-more-time-shreyas-iyer-after-auckland-defeat.html New Zealand came up with an excellent effort to beat India by seven wickets in the first one-dayer in Auckland on Friday, November 25 and go 1-0 up in the three-match series. Sent into bat after losing the toss, the Men in Blue put up 306/7 as Shreyas Iyer (80), Shikhar Dhawan (72) and Shubman Gill (50) struck half-centuries, while Washington Sundar (37* off 16) played a nice cameo. However, in the chase, Tom Latham struck a brilliant 145* off 104 balls as the hosts cruised to victory in 47.1 overs. Latham and Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson (94* off 98) added an unbroken 221 runs for the fourth wicket. India level series as Shreyas Iyer hits ton in 2nd ODI against South Africa in Ranchi https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/wibicIFvSj_drh-sevawcirc/india-level-series-as-shreyas-iyer-hits-ton-in-2nd-odi-against-south-africa-in-ranchi.html India beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second one-dayer of the three-match series at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Sunday, October 9. Bowling first after losing the toss, the Men in Blue restricted the Proteas to 278 for 7. Shreyas Iyer could be KKR’s player of the decade: Coach Brendon McCullum https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/fUF6LrNVA3_drh-sevawcirc/shreyas-iyer-could-be-kkrs-player-of-the-decade-coach-brendon-mccullum.html Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum has paid a massive compliment to their captain Shreyas Iyer. The former New Zealand captain said that Shreyas has all the qualities to be the franchise’s player of the decade. The 27-year-old cricketer from Mumbai had earlier led Delhi Capitals (DC) to the final in 2020. He parted ways with the franchise at the end of last season and was picked up by KKR for Rs 12.25 crore at the mega auction. Didn't want to get out defending the ball: Shreyas Iyer https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/V3BXxScOA1_drh-sevawcirc/didnt-want-to-get-out-defending-the-ball-shreyas-iyer.html Team India batter Shreyas Iyer top-scored for the hosts with a sizzling 92 off 98 on Day 1 of the pink-ball Test against Sri Lanka in Bengaluru. On a pitch that was turning square from the start, India crumbled to 148 for 6. However, Shreyas, with some help from the lower-order lifted India to 252. The 27-year-old was at his aggressive best, striking 10 fours and four sixes in his innings. I feel that I'm a player's captain: KKR skipper Shreyas Iyer https://cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/A7wGOHkGEX_drh-sevawcirc/i-feel-that-im-a-players-captain-kkr-skipper-shreyas-iyer.html Team Indian batter and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Shreyas Iyer has described himself as a player’s captain. The 27-year-old was in tremendous form during the recently-concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka at home. He hammered three consecutive half-centuries and was unbeaten on all three occasions. Shreyas walked away with the Man of the Series award for scoring 204 runs in the three-match series.