featurecricket15 hours ago

IPL 2017 | Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Player Ratings

Shikhar Dhawan (77) and Kane Williamson (54) were the real stars of the show as Sunrisers Hyderabad destroyed the Kings XI Punjab in their own back yard. With the ball, it was Rashid Khan’s phenomenal display that stopped Punjab’s acceleration before it could even get started.
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featurecricket2 days ago

IPL 2017 | Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Lions - Player Ratings

Andrew Tye (3/12) and Aaron Finch (72) were the heroes of the show as Gujarat Lions ran riot at the Chinnaswamy to secure just their third win of the season. Bangalore, however, for the second game running crumbled under pressure as their entire top order was dismissed within 10 overs.
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featurecricket3 days ago

IPL 2017 | Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Player Ratings

KKR took the Pune side by storm on their home turf when they made an 182-run chase look like a walk in the park. The Kolkata side achieved the winning feat riding on brilliant performances by skipper Gambhir and wicketkeeper Uthappa stealing the spotlight away from Steve Smith’s brilliant innings.
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featurecricket5 days ago

IPL 2017 : Mumbai Indians Vs Rising Pune Supergiants - Player Ratings

Rohit Sharma heroics went in vain when an expensive Jaydev Unadkat made a strong comeback in the last over and snatched the victory away from the home team. Rising Pune Supergiants rode on the brilliant bowling performance by Ben Stokes to register a 3rd consecutive win by a narrow margin of 3 runs
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featurecricket6 days ago

Player ratings: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

From being touted as the best batting lineup in the tournament to getting all-out for lowest ever IPL total, RCB’s batting has come a full circle today. Chasing a modest 132-run target, the visitors succumbed to the pressure generated by the KKR pacers be dismissed for a paltry 49.
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featurecricket7 days ago

IPL 2017 | Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils - Player Ratings

A gritty batting display by Kagiso Rabada and Chris Morris was not enough to overturn the early damage exacted by the Mumbai bowlers who ended their team's Wankhede jinx to win the game by 14 runs over Delhi Daredevils. This was Mumbai’s first victory, batting first, at the Wankhede in 10 years.
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featurecricket8 days ago

IPL 2017 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Lions - Player Ratings

Suresh Raina guided Gujarat Lions to victory against Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets - only their second of the current IPL season. Chasing a score of 188, the Lions got off to a flyer scoring 62 off five overs but it was their captain whose 84 off 46 balls secured the victory for the Lions.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Twitter reacts to Narine and Raina's swashbuckling innings, as the rains make Gambhir angry

While the evening began with Twitterati trending Narine's heroics, in between the rains and poor umpiring, it was Raina who stole everyone's hearts and got the CSK fans out of their basements. With a classy 84-run knock, Captain Raina won both the game and the social media.
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featurecricket9 days ago

IPL 2017 | Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians - Player Ratings

In one of the most lopsided encounters of the IPL, the pitch at the Holkar Stadium showed no mercy to the bowlers, while the batsmen made merry as Mumbai Indians thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 8 wickets in a run feast. Hashim Amla’s 104* was negated by a brilliant 37-ball 77 by Jos Buttler.
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featurecricket10 days ago

The Basil Thampi story- of yorkers, Kerala & Tinu Yohannan

Match number twenty of the IPL 2017. Thirteen overs into the match, RCB are cruising with 122 for no loss and the "Universe boss" Chris Gayle is batting on 77 at a strike rate of a tad over 200. Nobody wants to bowl now. Nobody but Gujarat Lions’ Basil Thampi.
Babasish Nanda