1 min read Cricket News: Ravindra Jadeja MVP rating was amazing 97.3, only surpassing Muttiah Muralitharan from Sri Lanka.Ravindra Jadeja the Indian all-rounder has been named the (MVP) Most Valuable Player in the country in the 21st century by Wisden. Jadeja’s contribution to his team was impressed with the ball, bat, and fielding as well. Wisden utilized CricViz, the detailed cricket analysis tool for his performance analysis.The amazing Jadeja MVP rating was 97.3, second only to Muttiah Muralitharan from Sri Lanka, which made him the Most Valuable Player in test format in the 21st century."It might be surprising to see Ravindra Jadeja, one of the best all-rounder in India, as number one in India. After all, it is not always an automatic choice in the test team. However, when he plays, he is chosen as a frontline player and has batted number 6, Which contributes to the high turnout in the game, " Cricviz’s Freddie Wilde told Wisden."The 31-year-old’s bowling average of 24.62 is better than Shane Watson and his 35.26 batting average is also better than Shane Watson." The average differential of 10.62 between batting and bowling is the second-best in this century scoring more than 1,000 points and taking 150 wickets. He added that it is an all-rounder vehicle of the highest quality.After making its debut in 2009, Jadeja represented India in 49 Tests, 165 ODIs, and 49 T20Is so far.The 31-year-old’s bowling average of 24.62 was better than Shane Warren and his 35.26 average batting was better than Shane Watson.Earlier on Monday, Jadeja was trending on Twitter with fans participating in an online discussion on "Who's the Best", Ravindra Jadeja, or Krunal Pandya.However, the comparison between the two seemed completely unfair given that Jadeja is a seasoned activist and Krunal Pandya made its debut in India in 2018 and only appeared in 18 T20I so far.Also Read: IPL News: Rajat Bhatia talks about the ugly dispute in IPL between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli
Chennai: Indian Off-Road Ravindra Jadeja will be absent from the air-conditioned Chennai Super Kings camp for six days prior to the team's departure to the UAE for the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).The camp is scheduled to take place from August 15-20 in Chennai. All other members of the franchise team, including captain MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu, will attend the camp, which will focus mainly on fitness, along with some cricket training.ESPNcricinfo quoted CSK CEO Cassie Viswanthan as saying in explaining Jadeja's absence "has personal obligations". But Jadeja will arrive Chennai in time to board Dubai on August 21st.Viswanthan said the Tamil Nadu government has given the Super KViswanthan ings written permission to camp at MA Chidambaram Stadium, behind closed doors. ESPNcricinfo reports that bowling coach El Balaji will be the only member of the coaching staff present at the camp.Viswanthan said coach Stephen Fleming and assistant coach Michael Hussey will likely join the squad in Dubai on August 22.CSK expects two South Africans, Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi, to join the team after September 1.Viswanthan said, "When we spoke to Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi, they said yes, we will go. They said they will not come until after the first of September."Third South African player Imran Tahir will join the squad after his participation in the Caribbean Premier League in Trinidad.Viswanthan said South African backroom couple Eric Simmons (bowling advisor) and Greg King (physical coach) will join the team in Dubai on August 21.The 13th edition of the IPL Indian League will take place for 53 days, from September 19 to November 10, in three venues: Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai. The final is scheduled to be played on a weekday, Tuesday, for the first time in T20 history.The Emirates Cricket Board had also confirmed that it had obtained official permission from BCCI to host the IPL 2020. The IPL was originally scheduled to operate from March 29, but has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.img source: Times NowAlso Read: IPL during Covid: no fans, 4 tests in two weeks for players
Virat Kohli-led India stormed to a 157-run win over England on the final day of the fourth Test to register only their second Test win at the Oval and take a 2-1 unbeatable lead in the five-match series on Monday. Innings defeat in Leeds seems like a distant memory now, as Jasprit Bumrah inspired India to put on an energetic performance and reclaim the series lead with a convincing 157-run win over England on the final day of the Oval Test. England was bowled out for 210 in pursuit of a target of 368 on the final day, succumbing to the constant pressure built up by the Indian bowlers. The visitors recorded only their 2-test win at the Oval and the first after the historic victory in 1971 under Ajit Wadekar.Chasing a daunting victory target of 368, the hosts made a good start with a century opening partnership before India advanced and restricted England's scoring rate with some disciplined bowling. Shardul Thakur made India's first breakthrough by eliminating Rory Burns (50), a ball after hitting half a century and brought up 100-run partnership for the first wicketThe momentum of the match turned to India's way when Dawid Malan was run out for 5 with about 30 minutes before the morning session, trying to make a quick single with Haseeb Hamid. Hamid (63), who got a reprieve on 56 when Mohammed Siraj dropped catch, was the next batsman to go after Jadeja hit the rough patch as the ball spun past his bat to hit the off-stump.Also Read- England vs India, 2nd Test: India Win Thriller At Lord's To Take 1-0 Series Lead vs England Bumrah produced a sensational spell in the 2nd session Jasprit Bumrah removed Olli Pop (2) and Jonny Bairstow (0) in back-to-back overs to turn match in India's favor. Bumrah came up with inswinging delivery to breach Pop's defense and became the 23rd Indian bowler to reach 100 Test wicket landmark. In his next over, he produced a reverse-swinging Yorker at 142 kph that crashing into the base of Bairstow's. Jadeja dismissed Moeen Ali (0) as the ball pitched on the rough patch and took the edge of the bat for an easy catch at short-leg. Root-Woakes delay India's victory Joe Root and Chris Woakes, the last English batting player, played some shots during a 35-run seventh-wicket stand to delay India's victory before the England captain dragged a innocuous delivery of Thakur to his stumps to go for 36 and end his team's faint hopes of an unlikely win. THIS. IS. IT! Take a bow, #TeamIndia! What a fantastic come-from-behind victory this is at The Oval! We head to Manchester with a 2-1 lead! #ENGvIND Scorecard https://t.co/OOZebP60Bk pic.twitter.com/zhGtErWhbs— BCCI (@BCCI) September 6, 2021Umesh Yadav dismissed Woakes (18), Craig Overton (10) and James Anderson (2) to seal India's assured victory at the Kennington Oval. For India, Yadav got 3 for 60, while spinner Jadeja and seamer Bumrah and Thakur took 2 wickets apiece.Also Read- England vs India, 4th Test Day 1: Shardul Thakur breaks Ian Botham's record, hits fastest Test fifty in EnglandAlso Read- Misbah-ul-Haq, Waqar Younis resign as Pakistans head coach and bowling coach ahead of T20 World Cup
Chennai Super Kings scored a 23-time win over Royal Challengers Bangalore to open their 15th IPL on Tuesday, with superb play from Shivam Dubey and Robin Uthappa along with spinners. Called out for the bat, Dobb (95 out) and Uthappa (88 from 50 balls) scored half a century unbeaten, engaging a 165-round partnership punctuated by 17 sixes and 9 fours, the highest total for a third-highest wicket of the season. Maximum - take CSK to 216 x 4.In response, RCB was kept at 193 to nine, with young spinner Mahesh Thekshana (4/33) and captain Ravindra Jadeja (3/39) taking seven wickets between them in CSK's 200th IPL match.With this win, the defending champion finally sealed his four losing streaks, while Bangalore was his second loss in five matches.Chasing 217, RCB lost Captain Faf du Plessis, who was the first victim, and star batsman Virat Kohli (1), who was eliminated in the first five times by Mukesh Choudhary.In the figure, Anuj Rawat (12) also fell into the power game after Thekshana was caught off the wicket.The 21-year-old Sri Lankan deer, who was picked for Rs 70 lakh in the mega auction, again made his clean bowling debuts Suyash Prabhudesai (34) and Shahbaz Ahmed (41) to deepen the game with his fast 60 attempts. - Deadlock Execution 33 balls.Shikshan released Prabhudesai after the ball hit the inner rim and hit the middle torso and then used the carrom ball to release Ahmed and stop the match-winning spell under lights.Dinesh Karthik scored his 34th from 14 balls, but it was too late as CSK breathed a sigh of relief with its first point on the board.Initially, Dube and Uthappa scored a brilliant half-century in the RCB attack.Earlier called the bat, Uthappa and Dubey showed off their six-stroke skills as they progressed through the innings after CSK scored 36 for 2.While Uthaba's innings hit nines, sixes, and fours, Dobby also hit sixty-eight and five-fours on his unbeaten 46-ball hit.Dubey and Uthappa both scored their highest IPL scores to prepare the match for defending champions CSK, who has battled four losses in a row and is still looking for his first win of the season.Uthappa took a while to cool off and hit his first limit on the fifth finish, a slice of Mohamed Siraj (0/37) before Akash Deep (0/58) hit his first peak the next.Uthappa and Dubey both touched a limit against Deep and then Southpaw went down to Glenn Maxwell (0/29) for the first long six.The carnage started from the eleventh as the couple went through with a hammer and tweezers and CSK moved 133 from 2 on the fifteenth, with 73 times from five overs.Dube gave up 13 runs in 11 against Wanindu Hasaranga (2/35).Uthappa and Dube spared no players in shooting for the 13th with a six-time assist from Maxwell and CSK scored 19 points.Continuing the attack, the duo punished Deep on the fifteenth day when it was raining four and six.Uthappa ramped up his attack half a century later and hit Siraj for sixty and four on the seventeenth, who went for 18 rounds.Depp took the brunt of Dobby again, turning sixty-six and four at 18 when 200 seemed imminent. Depp gave up 24 rounds in 18.Uthappa missed a century when he fell in the final, scoring 14 throws and then breaking Dobby Sten in the final to ease the bowling team's woes to finish the innings in style.CSK Rotoraj Gaekwad lost (17) and Moin Ali (3) on the cheap. But then there was the Uthappa and Dubey show.RCB frequently missed the services of Harshal Patel, who left the vital bubble after his sister's death on Saturday.RCB players wore black bands to the match to show their solidarity with Patel and his family.