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  • There’s too much pressure in T20: Sehwag

    In an interview with The Indian Express, Sehwag speaks about the excessive demands of T20 on his batting, on how Ganguly was an example to follow during his comeback and how that gap from international cricket was a blessing in disguise. Excerpts from the chat...

    It's been a hectic evening for Virender Sehwag. Wearing the red and black Delhi Daredevils uniform, with the legend 'Viru' inscribed on the back, the Indian opener has just rehearsed all the shots in his armoury for the camera. This is a vital part of the cricket entertainment unfolding that is the IPL. In an interview with The Indian Express, Sehwag speaks about the excessive demands of T20 on his batting, on how Ganguly was an example to follow during his comeback and how that gap from international cricket was a blessing in disguise. Excerpts from the chat...

    Everyone says T20 is cut out for your brand of cricket. Do you enjoy the format?

    Actually, I love playing ODIs and Test cricket more than anything. I have not done

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  • Mindless batting adds to T20 charm: Ronchi

    Luke Ronchi, a hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman from the Australian domestic circuit, with a Twenty20 strike-rate of 176.97 - marginally lesser than Yuvraj Singh's 177.22 at the Twenty20 World Cup - will be seen in action with the Mumbai Indians. The 26-year-old from Western Australia is regarded by experts as a natural successor to Adam Gilchrist in the national side. Excerpts from an interview:

    Luke Ronchi, a hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman from the Australian domestic circuit, with a Twenty20 strike-rate of 176.97 - marginally lesser than Yuvraj Singh's 177.22 at the Twenty20 World Cup - will be seen in action with the Mumbai Indians. The 26-year-old from Western Australia is regarded by experts as a natural successor to Adam Gilchrist in the national side. Excerpts from an interview:

    How did you react to the IPL call?

    The offer came as a massive surprise. There's no particular interest in Australian domestic circuit about the IPL. But when players like David Hussey, Luke

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  • IPL no threat to ODIs or Tests: Vettori

    Expectedly, Daniel Vettori took the centrestage at the Kotla where the Delhi Daredevils had their first of their preparation sessions. Still finding it a bit tough to acclimatise to the weather conditions, the New Zealand skipper geared up for the tournament beginning on April 18.

    Expectedly, Daniel Vettori took the centrestage at the Kotla where the Delhi Daredevils had their first of their preparation sessions. Still finding it a bit tough to acclimatise to the weather conditions, the New Zealand skipper geared up for the tournament beginning on April 18.

    "This is going to be a unique experience as the biggest overseas and Indian names would be competing. More importantly, it would be an excellent opportunity for the youngsters to get a taste of the international stage with able teammates and coaches to guide them."

    Asked about the effectiveness of spin bowling in the shortest version of the game, the Kiwi left-arm bowler emphasised the responsibility of slow bowlers. "When you

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  • Spending time with McGrath will be fascinating, says Maharoof

    Ever since Farveez Maharoof was a kid, he has idolised Glenn McGrath. Now the Sri Lankan fast bowler will get a chance to share the new ball with his hero when the two line up for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The lanky all-rounder, in an exclusive interview with The Indian Express, speaks about his fascination for McGrath, his injury frustrations, and about his IPL team.

    Ever since Farveez Maharoof was a kid, he has idolised Glenn McGrath. Now the Sri Lankan fast bowler will get a chance to share the new ball with his hero when the two line up for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The lanky all-rounder, in an exclusive interview with The Indian Express, speaks about his fascination for McGrath, his injury frustrations, and about his IPL team. Excerpts:

    What's the update on the injury that kept you out of West Indies tour?

    I'm fit now. I've completely recovered from the side strain and have played a couple of first-class games to

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