• Saturday, May 21, 2022

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Shastri on mission to keep India at number one

India coach Ravi Shastri has warned against complacency for the Test with Sri Lanka.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue the “fearless brand of cricket” that helped them regain the number one position last year from Pakistan. While India lost the Champions Trophy final to their arch-rivals, the Virat Kohli-led side is on a roll after winning 10 of the last 13 Tests, overcoming top sides like New Zealand, England and Australia. “They know their job. They…

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