newscricket14 days ago

David Warner: Altercation with Joe Root a learning curve for myself

Australian vice-captain David Warner has stated that his altercation with Joe Root during the 2013 Champions Trophy tournament helped him mature as a person and a cricketer. The 30-year old had reportedly punched Root in a Birmingham bar after Australia lost to England in the 2013 edition.
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reportcricket17 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Unfortunate Aussies miss out on two easy points

Heavy rains saved the day for Bangladesh who seemed to struggling to get past their Australian counterparts after being restricted to just 182 courtesy some exceptional bowling by Mitchell Starc. Australia seemed to be steering towards an easy win before the rains stripped them of an easy point.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017| Michael Vaughan picks Virat Kohli in his dream XI for the tournament

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan announced his dream team for the upcoming Champions Trophy and picked Indian skipper Virat Kohli for the No. 4 position. However, Kohli predecessor MS Dhoni missed out on a spot in Vaughn's side as the Englishman picked his compatriot Jos Buttler instead.
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newscricketa month ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Dhoni always tries to be ahead of the game

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar faced each other twice in the IPL and both times, MS Dhoni smashed him for 19 runs in an over. Though he does not finish his games as well as he used to, Dhoni still remains one of the few batsmen who has been able to dominate the Indian pace bowler.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017 | Ponting opts for Uthappa over Dhoni in his Team of the year

Ricky Ponting has picked Kolkata wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa over MS Dhoni in his team of the year, citing the former’s ability to score from the get-go as the reason for his choice. The former Aussie captain, unsurprisingly, opted to go for two Indian pacers in his best XI for this season’s IPL.
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featurecricketa month ago

Records and numbers from the 2017 Indian Premier League

The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League has come to an end, with Mumbai Indians winning the third title to put them at the top of the IPL hierarchy. This season of the league has provided some memorable moments and has also seen records tumble. Here are some that you might want to know.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017| List of award winners

Mumbai Indians may have won the IPL title for a record third time on Sunday after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run, but, they weren’t the only winners on the night as David Warner bagged the Orange Cap with 641 runs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the Purple cap with 26 wickets.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017| Ricky Ponting's top 5 fielders

Ricky Ponting is no stranger to the IPL, having won the title during his time coaching Mumbai Indians. However, the former Australian skipper has been keeping a close eye on things in IPL 2017 as well and he picked his top-5 fielders from the ongoing tournament. Two Indians are on the list.
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newscricketa month ago

Nathan Coulter-Nile: You can't be playing cricket at 2 am

KKR pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile has called for a relook at the scheduling of the IPL games after Kolkata’s eliminator encounter against Hyderabad ended at 1.30 am last night. After an extended rain delay, Kolkata were set a revised target of 48 from 6 overs and KKR won with 7 wickets to spare.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017 | Gambhir credits bowlers for victory over Hyderabad

Gautam Gambhir has said it was Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling that set up their seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the rain-hit Eliminator in Bengaluru last night. The KKR skipper was, however, critical of their batting, saying it should have been "more sensible" in the chase.
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