newscricket9 days ago

Video | Hardik Pandya breaks leg-stump trying to get Afghanistan player out

The Pandya brothers are a household name for every Mumbaikar for two reasons, the first is their skill with the ball and bat and the second is their undying determination to win. Hardik was at his fiercest on Friday, when he hurled the ball towards the stumps to get an Afghanistan batsman out.
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featurecricket23 days ago

Should Virat Kohli cherry pick his games after his recent injury

Virat Kohli’s neck injury, just weeks ahead of his county stint, has arisen numerous apprehensions - the biggest of which is his dip in consistency. Kohli has played non-stop cricket with unparalleled uniformity over the last two years, all of which looks at stake now ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
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newscricket25 days ago

Shahid Afridi replaces injured Eoin Morgan as captain of World XI

Eoin Morgan, who had been named the captain of the World XI, has pulled out due to a fractured finger and Shahid Afridi has replaced him as the captain of the side. All the proceeds from the game to be played on May 31st at Lord’s against Windies would be used to redevelop stadia in the Caribbean.
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newscricketa month ago

Mohammed Shami replaces Hardik Pandya in World XI squad

Mohammed Shami has been included in the World XI squad as a replacement for Hardik Pandya, who has ruled himself out of the match due to a viral infection. Shami would be the second Indian along with Dinesh Karthik in the World XI squad, which would face West Indies in a T20 on May 31st at Lord’s.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as MI go crashing out of playoffs race

Mumbai Indians couldn't take their chance to go to the playoffs as they succumbed to a loss to Delhi Daredevils in their last game of the IPL 2018. Twitterati reacted as Mumbai Indians' captain Rohit Sharma failed to live up to expectations once again in a must-win match for them.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Rishabh Pant reviews the “worst” decision in IPL history

Before the IPL had started and with the DRS system getting introduced, BCCI had taken it upon themselves to pick ten umpires and give them workshops. However, CK Nandan’s shocking decision to adjudge Rishabh Pant LBW made all those preparations look futile as it was the worst one in IPL’s history.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Prithvi Shaw reminds everyone of Virender Sehwag with sloppy run-out

While every sportsperson, no matter how great, is susceptible to committing silly mistakes on the field, one would hardly expect it from a youngster who is crawling his way up. Delhi Daredevils’ Prithvi Shaw threw away his wicket cheaply as he took his own sweet time to get into the crease.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | It is a dream come true to play for Mumbai Indians, says Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya, who came bursting into the scene with Mumbai Indians back in 2015, has stated that it was a dream come true to play for one of the most successful IPL franchises. He also insisted that the presence of so many legends in the squad helps him in learning new things every day.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Jos Buttler's incredible knock as he destroyed MI's bowling attack single-handedly

Twitterati had their say as a resurgent Rajasthan Royals, riding on Jos Buttler's incredible form, pulverized Mumbai Indian's bowling attack and gave themselves a very good chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Earlier, MI couldn't build on their good start and ended up scoring 168 runs.
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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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