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Mohammed Siraj
8hArun Venugopal

Mohammed Siraj's swift rise up the Indian ranks

Following an impressive showing in the IPL and domestic cricket, a call-up for the T20I series against New Zealand has put fast bowler Mohammed Siraj closer to realising his India dream

Mohammed Siraj: Fast lane to team India (1:10)
Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj called up for New Zealand T20Is (1:15)
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10hVishal Dikshit in Mumbai

Iyer, Siraj called up for New Zealand T20Is

Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer and Hyderabad pace bowler Mohammed Siraj were rewarded for consistent performances in domestic cricket and with the India A team

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11hVishal Dikshit in Mumbai

Vijay back in squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Addressing the speculation around India captain Virat Kohli's availability for the series, MSK Prasad said the India captain's workload would also be looked at after the Tests

Aakash Chopra: Don't see Shreyas Iyer in the playing XI (5:53)
Chopra: Dhawan should be Vijay's opening partner (4:46)
Aakash Chopra: Kudos to NZ for bringing Tom Latham into the middle order (1:34)
1dAakash Chopra

Rohit's left-arm problem

Is Kedar Jadhav hampered by a short front-foot stride, is Virat Kohli a touch too inflexible with his bowling changes, and what makes Tom Latham so good against spin?

'I can contribute wherever I bat' - Karthik (1:13)
Ajit Agarkar: Tom Latham's knock one of the best by visiting batsman in India (2:48)
Ajit Agarkar: Situation and conditions make this Kohli ton special (3:14)
Ajit Agarkar: Bit harsh to drop Manish Pandey (1:05)
'Don't want to force Rahul into middle-order role' - Kohli (1:42)
2dThe Preview by Deivarayan Muthu

India, NZ seek to plug middle-order holes

New Zealand have used 11 different players between No. 5 and 7 since the 2015 World Cup. India, in the same period, have tried just as many players at No. 4 alone

Agarkar: India are clear favourites against New Zealand (1:40)

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