newscricket5 hours ago

KPL 2018 | Five Bulls to look out for this season

The seventh edition of the KPL is scheduled to start today and the Bijapur Bulls will look to win a second KPL trophy as they lost the finals to Belagavi Panthers last year. We are looking at five pivotal players from the Bull's 2018 squad who will be vital if they want to win the KPL in 2018.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Pressure of performing at international level was unbearable at times, reveals AB De Villiers

Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers has revealed that the pressure and expectations of performing every time at the international level became unbearable. He added that he is relieved to have quit from all forms of international cricket but is still willing to play other T20 leagues.
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newscricket6 hours ago

India vs England | Hardik Pandya cannot become Kapil Dev overnight, says Harbhajan Singh

Reflecting on Hardik Pandya's performance in the two Tests against England, Harbhajan Singh believes the all-rounder title should be removed from his name as he can't become Kapil Dev overnight. Harbhajan has further compared Pandya's performance with the all-rounders of England for justification.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Gary Stead appointed New Zealand cricket coach

Gary Stead has been appointed as the replacement for Mike Hesson, who resigned from the post in June 2018 citing personal reasons, for the role of New Zealand’s cricket coach today. Stead has stated that it will be an honour and privilege to work with the team to help them develop.
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newscricket9 hours ago

India vs England | Former players criticize visitors for not practicing after Lord’s defeat

The Indian cricket team has not had a practice session in the past few days after the unforgettable innings defeat in the second Test match at Lord’s. While Geoffrey Boycott said that India deserved the thrashing, Sourav Ganguly emphasized on the importance of practice in any sport.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Bumrah is class, pure and simple, says Mitchell McClenaghan

New Zealand cricketer Mitchell McClenaghan has mentioned that having seen Jasprit Bumrah play for the last four years, he can say that Bumrah is a top class cricketer. As India lost the two Tests at Edgbaston and Lord's, Jasprit Bumrah is likely to feature in the third Test at Trent Bridge.
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newscricket10 hours ago

India vs England | Missing last winter’s Ashes in Australia is punishment enough for Ben Stokes, says Michael Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has stated that English cricketer Ben Stokes has been punished enough over the last 11 months since a late-night excursion in Bristol. He added that Stokes’ exclusion from the English side during last winter’s Ashes in Australia was a substantial punishment.
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newscricket11 hours ago

13 players issued show-cause notice by Kerala Cricket Association

The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) gave a show-cause notice to 13 players for questioning current skipper Sachin Baby’s leadership and for 'attempting to spoil harmony’ in the team. Sanju Samson, Rohan Prem, and Raiphi Vincent Gomez are among the 13 players, who have been handed the notice.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs England | Ben Stokes eligible for third Test after being cleared of all charges

Ben Stokes, who had to miss the second Test at the Lord's against India, has been acquitted of the affray charges by a Bristol court today. The 27-year-old had been the prime accused in the altercation that saw another person being knocked out following their fight outside a Bristol nightclub.
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newscricketa day ago

KPL 2018: Bijapur Bulls primed for success on the back the scintillating 2017 journey

Karnataka has always been an epicentre of Indian cricketing milieu and with the commencement of Karnataka Premier League (KPL) almost a decade ago, local cricket in the State has taken a different turn. Many local players have been benefited with the unique aspects of the IPL-style league.
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