newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2020 | RCB cannot keep relying on Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to win matches, reckons Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali voiced his views on RCB’s strategy for the upcoming season and stated that the team needs to get a steady start and cut short their dependency on the Kohli-AB duo. Ali urged the team to be brave while playing at the Chinnaswamy to better their chances of qualifying.
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featurecricket3 days ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | Dissecting the pre-auction window of every IPL team

As teams prep for the ultimate showdown next month, some have chosen to marginally trim their squads, while the others have gone full-on, weeding out a large chunk. We, at SportsCafe, have dissected the pre-auction window of every team in the competition and have given our own verdict on them.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket4 days ago

Mohammad Shami best bowler in world on current form, claims Dale Steyn

Former South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has tagged India’s Mohammad Shami as the best bowler in the world based on current form. During a Q&A session via his Twitter account, Steyn further revealed that his compatriot AB de Villiers is still his favourite batsman going around.
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newscricket8 days ago

AB de Villiers to skip Pakistan Super League to manage workload

Global T20 Superstar AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will skip the forthcoming season of the Pakistan Super League in order to manage his workload. The 35-year-old has been keen on managing his workload efficiently and will also only feature in the second half of the BBL, post Christmas.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Babar Azam’s limited-overs exploits manifests greatness

One year into Babar Azam’s career, people were already drawing comparisons to Sir Vivian Richards. He was busy shredding the record books in Abu Dhabi, while being unaware of where he stood in history. No one else had scored more runs in 18 ODI innings than Babar’s 886.
Sritama Panda
newscricket14 days ago

Virat Kohli fortunate to be blessed with talented players around him, feels AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers believes his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) teammate Virat Kohli is fortunate to be blessed with a lot of talented players around him in the Indian squad. De Villiers further revealed that he called the Indian skipper to congratulate him after the series win against the Proteas.
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newscricketa month ago

BBL 2019 | Strategic timeout introduced for upcoming season

Cricket Australia have announced that the forthcoming season of the Big Bash League (BBL) will have a strategic timeout similar to that in the Indian Premier League. Earlier, CA had also announced that in case of tied super overs, multiple super overs would be bowled to decide a clear-cut winner.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs SA | Want my team to back themselves and show courage, says coach Enoch Nkwe

After a hammering at the hands of India in Vizag, Proteas coach Enoch Nkwe wants to imbibe the ideals of the legendary football manager Pep Guardiola in his team to lift them from this setback. He wants his team to be innovative and courageous while tackling difficult situations on the field.
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newscricket2 months ago

BBL 2019 | Brisbane Heat announce monumental signing of AB de Villiers

Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Brisbane Heat have landed the biggest coup in the history of the competition, signing up AB de Villiers for the forthcoming edition of the T20 carnival. De Villiers' stint with the Heat will also be his first appearance in BBL, nine years after its commencement.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs SA | Rarely see three pacers playing in India, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane, India's Test vice-captain has revealed that in Indian conditions, three pacers are rarely played and the Indian team will decide their bowling combination according to the conditions. Rahane also believes that India should not take the Proteas lightly in the upcoming series.
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