Latest Cricket News Updates https://cricwaves.com Latest news from cricwaves.com (c)cricwaves.com en-gb Sun 13 Jun 2021 Adapting to situations my strength: Ruturaj Gaikwad https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/c9rv8ENdD9_drh-sevawcirc/adapting-to-situations-my-strength-ruturaj-gaikwad.html Young Maharashtra batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad has said that he will look to bring his adaptability to the fore during India’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. Gaikwad is among the new faces in the Indian team for the tour of Sri Lanka. A limited-overs specialist squad will face the Lankans in three ODIs and three T20Is from July 13 and July 25. Gaikwad has impressed for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in recent IPL seasons. This is probably the best Indian team that has ever been out in the park: Dinesh Karthik https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/jdfzdNbNzG_drh-sevawcirc/this-is-probably-the-best-indian-team-that-has-ever-been-out-in-the-park-dinesh-karthik.html Former India wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik has termed the current Indian team one of the best, if not the best Indian team ever. India will take on New Zealand in the World Test Championship final in Southampton from June 18. Before that, India registered their second consecutive Test series win in Australia and followed it up with a 3-1 thrashing of England at home. WTC Final : Key battles to watch out for https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/yswv34DaCD_drh-sevawcirc/wtc-final-key-battles-to-watch-out-for.html With less than two weeks to go for the World Test Championship Final, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the summit clash between the top two ranked sides. Senior players like Pujara, Rahane, Ashwin, who only play test match cricket, have compared the WTC Final to be an equivalent of a World Cup Final. No doubt players from both the sides will look to give their 100 percent when they take the field. For now, we’ll have a look at a few of the match ups that we can expect from the match - Sanjay Manjrekar defends comment on Ravichandran Ashwin not being an ‘all-time great’ https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/pigpVvknft_drh-sevawcirc/sanjay-manjrekar-defends-comment-on-ravichandran-ashwin-not-being-an-all-time-great.html Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has defended his comment about Ravichandran Ashwin not being an all-time great according to him. Manjrekar was trolled on social media for his recent observation that, while Ravichandran Ashwin is a good bowler, he cannot be placed in the category of all-time great. India will start as favourites in WTC final against New Zealand: VVS Laxma https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/Km7Qt1S5wL_drh-sevawcirc/india-will-start-as-favourites-in-wtc-final-against-new-zealand-vvs-laxma.html Former India batsman VVS Laxman feels that India will start as favourites in the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand, which starts in Southampton from June 18. According to Laxman, India have played some very high-quality cricket over a long period of time Virat Kohli best current batsman, Pat Cummins best bowler: Brett Lee https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/KVW4cXrCS5_drh-sevawcirc/virat-kohli-best-current-batsman-pat-cummins-best-bowler-brett-lee.html Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has picked Indian captain Virat Kohli and Aussie pacer Pat Cummins as the best batsman and bowler in the world presently. According to Lee, Kohli has an incredible record and a great cricketing brain. Both Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson have led their sides brilliantly: Brendon McCullum https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/TourL7lJ7h_drh-sevawcirc/both-virat-kohli-and-kane-williamson-have-led-their-sides-brilliantly-brendon-mccullum.html Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has praised both Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson for their brilliant captaincy in the World Test Championship (WTC). India and New Zealand will take on each other in the WTC final in Southampton from June 18-22. Both Kohli and Williamson have excelled with the bat in the championship and have been lauded for their leadership skills as well. According to McCullum, both India and New Zealand deserve to be in the WTC final for they have been the two best sides. With the current structure, very difficult to stay motivated and find that mental space: Virat Kohli https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/ZvxQewmKnd_drh-sevawcirc/with-the-current-structure-very-difficult-to-stay-motivated-and-find-that-mental-space-virat-kohli.html Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday admitted that the mental well-being of players must be looked after in the current scenario of COVID-19, where players are constantly holed up in bio-bubbles. India have a tight schedule coming up. After the World Test Championship (WTC) Final against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, India will play five Tests against England starting in August. On the other hand, the limited-overs team will be in Sri Lanka in July for three ODIs and three T20Is. India has the best chance to win series in England: Dilip Vengsarkar https://cricwaves.com/cricket/news/articles/HVY97q3mLn_drh-sevawcirc/india-has-the-best-chance-to-win-series-in-england-dilip-vengsarkar.html Former Indian batsman Dilip Vengsarkar feels that the upcoming tour of England will be India’s best chance to win a series in England since they have a very good batting as well as bowling line-up. India will play six Tests during their tour of England, beginning with the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand, followed by five Tests against the hosts. India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, when Rahul Dravid was the captain and Vengsarkar the chief selector.