newscricket10 days ago

I am personally in a very good head space after IPL, says Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav, who had an impressive IPL season with RCB, insisted that he has been in a very good head space after the IPL and is working hard to get ready for the series ahead. He revealed that he has been doing ‘single stump training’ on the advice of Ashish Nehra, who was his bowling coach in RCB.
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newscricket14 days ago

Glenn McGrath suggests India should not be dependent only on Virat Kohli

Glenn McGrath suggested that India should not be dependent only on Virat Kohli in England and insisted that there are other quality players in the team as well. McGrath warned Kohli of James Anderson threat and was confident that Bhuvneswar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah would do well in England.
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newscricket17 days ago

There is a lot of promise shown by the fast bowlers in India, says Venkatesh Prasad

Venkatesh Prasad heaped praise on young fast bowlers in India by stating that the emerging bunch is showing a lot of potentials. He stated that Indian fast bowlers have been successful in the last five years and made special note of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar who has proved his class in the World level.
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newscricket22 days ago

Twitter reacts as Shane Watson blows away SRH to win CSK third IPL

Shane Watson was the star of the show as Chennai Super Kings ran out comfortable winners in a one sided IPL final. The Twitterati reacted to Watson's brilliance and surprisingly underwhelming Sunrisers bowling attack as CSK had no problem in chasing the total of 179 in the final of IPL 2018.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2018 | Teams win competitions but individuals can win finals, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming believes that teamwork is important to win a tournament but it’s the individual performances that can turn the matches like finals on its head. CSK have been fortunate of getting brilliant individual performances throughout the season, which has helped them reach the final of IPL.
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newscricket24 days ago

Sunrisers Hyderabad have an edge over Kolkata Knight Riders, claims Gautam Gambhir

Former Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir, who won two titles with them, has stated that Sunrisers Hyderabad have the edge over KKR at Eden, owing to their bowling arsenal. He also heaped praise on his successor, Dinesh Karthik, following his brilliant captaincy in the last game.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Four things we learnt from CSK vs SRH ft. Kane Williamson and MS Dhoni

Another IPL and another final for CSK. The team literally tested their fans’ patience to the limit and thanks to Faf du Plessis’ brilliant half-century, the team entered their seventh final. However, Kane Williamson’s questionable captaincy put Sunrisers’ fortunes ahead of second qualifier in doubt.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Faf du Plessis' brilliant innings handing CSK a berth in the IPL final

After a brilliant display of bowling by Chennai Super Kings, their in-form batsmen failed to show up in the all-important game against SRH. But Faf du Plessis rose to the occasion and showed that experience matters in games like this and the Twitterati praised him for getting CSK to the final.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni sacrifices his winning six for Ambati Rayudu’s century

MS Dhoni’s affinity towards ending games with his signature massive sixes isn’t unknown to the world. However, the selfless skipper is not all about glory and exhibited his altruistic self in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad as he gave away the chance just to let Ambati Rayudu get his ton.
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newscricketa month ago

The onus of bringing back crowds to Test cricket lies with both players and administrators, says Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock has stated that it is the responsibility of both players and administrators to bring back crowds to Test matches and they both need to work together in this. De Kock backed the concept of Day-Night Tests but felt that there are some rough edges to it which needed to be ironed out.
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