newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | People will keep calling South Africa chokers until they win an ICC event, says Keppler Wessels

Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels has said that the only way South Africa can get rid of the 'chokers' tag is by winning a major ICC event like the World Cup. South Africa have made it to the semi-finals of the prestigious tournament on four occasions, but fizzled out under the pump.
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newscricket7 days ago

I had urged Faf du Plessis not to take up Kolpak deal as his debut was close, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that Faf du Plessis had contemplated a second county cricket stint after his contract had expired but he managed to convinced the current skipper to wait for his debut. Du Plessis eventually went on to make his limited overs debut for South Africa in January 2011.
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newscricket8 days ago

I’ll come for 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni is still there, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has cheekily stated that he will return for the 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni would still be playing then. The former South African skipper was expected to feature in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales but he made a sudden announcement to retire in May last year.
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newscricket14 days ago

AB de Villiers backtracks from Big Bash League, leaves Cricket Australia in quandary

After showing interest in the league, AB de Villiers has pulled himself out of Big Bash League for 2019-20 after getting to know Cricket Australia’s internal plans. The decision has left Cricket Australia in a huge quandary as they had promised de Villiers’ presence to their host broadcasters.
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newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2019 | Self-belief the reason behind CSK and MI consistency, feels AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers, while heaping praise on Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians side, has written that self-belief is what makes the two sides consistent. MI and CSK have been the two most consistent sides in the IPL and will battle it out in the final of the 12th edition on Sunday night.
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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2019 | I was lucky to play with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Shivam Dube

Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Shivam Dube considers himself lucky to have rubbed shoulders with international stars like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers in the IPL. Dube also hailed Kohli as captain and has stated that every young cricketer would want to play under his guidance.
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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2019 | Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw have been batting brilliantly, says De Villiers

AB De Villiers has heaped praise on Delhi Capitals’ young side who have impressed in the 12th edition of the IPL as he singled out the pair of Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw for special praise. Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi will take on MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2 on Friday.
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featurecricket17 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn't - Royal Challengers Bangalore

After 6 straight defeats, RCB fans’ only wish was to get the sweet taste of a magnificent victory. Not an exaggeration, but a winless season for RCB looked imminent and just when their most loyal fans started giving up hopes, their fortunes revived in the second half of the tournament.
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newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2019 | I’ve learnt a lot from Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers this season, reveals Shimron Hetmyer

Shimron Hetmyer who was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore during the 2019 IPL auction revealed that he has learnt a great deal from seniors AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli. Hetmyer starred for the Bangalore-based franchise scoring 65 from 48 deliveries as they beat SRH by four wickets.
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newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2019 | It is very difficult to come back in a tournament like IPL, asserts Virat Kohli

After another dismal outing in the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Virat Kohli admitted that it was always an uphill battle for his team due to a poor start in the early stages of the season. Kohli & Co. won their final match of the season on Saturday against Sunrisers Hyderabad on home soil.
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