newscricket5 hours ago

Twitter reacts as Mumbai Indians choke badly on Sachin’s birthday

Even though Mumbai were able to restrict Hyderabad to a total of just 118, the defending Champions crashed in the second innings and ended up scoring only 87. The Twitterati lashed out on the Rohit Sharma and co as they lost a crucial tie at home and on the birthday of Mumbai's favourite son Sachin.
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newscricket7 hours ago

VIDEO | Wankhede crowd sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to make Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday special

In what was a repeat of 2017, the crowd at the Wankhede Stadium made the legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday extra special as they sang ‘Happy Birthday’ in unison to wish the Master Blaster. Celebrating his 45th birthday, Tendulkar also cut a cake on the sidelines of the MI-SRH game.
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newscricket8 hours ago

IPL 2018 | Fractured finger rules Billy Stanlake out of the tournament

Sunrisers Hyderabad fast bowler Billy Stanlake has been ruled out of the remainder of this IPL season with a fractured finger. The 23-year-old quick from Queensland, who has played four games in this season, has suffered a fracture on his little finger on the right hand and will be replaced soon.
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newscricket9 hours ago

BCCI official asks PCB to ask their players to learn to respect India

A BCCI official has come down hard on PCB for making multiple statements regarding bilateral ties but failing to control their players for "indiscriminate actions" against India. The official also added that the Indian board will keep on listening to the government as far as Pakistan is concerned.
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newscricket9 hours ago

IPL 2018 | I don’t think Dhoni-Kohli is as big a subplot as what it was maybe years back: Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming admitted that the hype around the Dhoni-Kohli clash has died down over the years and it is not a big subplot in the RCB-CSK game anymore. He also termed the game between the two sides as a special one given the proximity of the two cities.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Ravi Shastri impressed with India’s pace bowling stock

Ravi Shastri has admitted that the current Indian pace attack and the bench strength is one of the best that India has ever seen and asserted that it augurs well for them. Michael Clarke also echoed Shastri’s opinions and believes that India are on the verge of becoming the best team in the world.
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newscricket10 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India’s campaign opener against South Africa rescheduled from June 2 to June 4

As per the revised schedule, India will not play their first match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup on June 2 and will now take on South Africa, two days later. The move came after BCCI asked ICC to keep a mandatory 15-day gap between IPL and international matches as per the Lodha Committee.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Cricket Australia’s Birthday tweet for Damien Fleming creates controversy on Twitter

While Indian netizens were posting their words of love to celebrate Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday today, Cricket Australia posted a Birthday wishes for Damien Fleming with a video that made Sachin fans unhappy. CA posted a video of Fleming bowling a yorker that knocked Tendulkar over.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Sachin Tendulkar feels adding leg-spin to arsenal will help an off-spinner big-time

Sachin Tendulkar has stated that an off-spinner can adapt more to the rigours of the game of cricket if he has leg-spin as a part of his armoury. The Master Blaster has also added that Mayank Markande is a wonderful prospect and heaped praise on his ability to disguise the googly quite efficiently.
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newscricket13 hours ago

Najam Sethi reiterates his hopes of Pakistan hosting India in UAE

PCB president Najam Sethi feels that resumption of the bilateral cricketing ties between India and Pakistan is solely dependent on India's will and they are ready to host India in the UAE. He has also questioned the Indian government's role in stopping the two countries from playing each other.
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