newscricket13 days ago

World Cup 2019 | India has great balance of youth and experience, says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has stated that the Indian team has a great balance of youth and experience in the 15-man squad for the World Cup starting May 30 in England and Wales. He also predicted that India will reach the semi-finals at least along with the hosts England and defending champions Australia.
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featurecricket17 days ago

KXIP vs CSK | Player Ratings - KL Rahul puts on a show as Kings XI Punjab beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets

KL Rahul thrashed Chennai Super Kings’ bowlers, especially Harbhajan Singh, with elan and ensured that Kings XI Punjab added a consolation win to their account. Among the bowlers, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami bowled with panache to ensure a win for the Punjab-based franchise.
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featurecricket23 days ago

SRH vs KXIP | Player Ratings - KL Rahul’s 79-run innings of no use as Kings XI Punjab lose to Sunrisers Hyderabad by 45 runs

Chasing a target of 213 runs, Kings XI Punjab suffered an epic collapse and apart from KL Rahul, no one really tried to assert himself at the crease. The loss, however, has been a massive repercussion for the Punjab-based franchise as they will have to take the hard way for a spot in the playoffs.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Team of IPL Week 3 ft. KL Rahul, Kieron Pollard, and Harbhajan Singh

The third week of the Indian Premier League is over and as usual, we are back with our Saturday dose of fun of pulling off the team of the week. From the domination of KL Rahul to Harbhajan Singh turning the clock back and MS Dhoni finishing off the games, here is the IPL team of week 3.
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featurecricketa month ago

KXIP vs SRH | Player Ratings - KL Rahul keeps his calm under pressure as Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mohali thriller

KL Rahul played one of the most composed innings of his IPL career and his 71-run innings eventually helped Kings XI Punjab win a see-saw thriller at Hyderabad. Rahul had brilliant support from his best friend Mayank Agarwal at the other end, and the duo forged a 114-run partnership.
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featurecricket2 months ago

CSK vs KXIP | Player Ratings - R Ashwin’s three-wicket haul in vain as Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 22 runs

Ravichandran Ashwin was absolutely brilliant with the ball, picking Chennai Super Kings' three top-order wickets, but slow batting display resulted in the hosts getting better of Kings XI Punjab. KL Rahul and Sarfaraz Khan’s half-centuries were the only other consolations for Punjab in the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

India is carrying middle-order weakness to the World Cup, feels Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that India’s middle-order is a weakness going into the World Cup and isn't in the league of Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, and Suresh Raina. The former Indian batsman is also of the opinion that India should end the experiment of batting Virat Kohli at No. 4 immediately.
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featurecricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | India’s Predicted XI for second ODI in Nagpur

After a Kedar Jadhav-MS Dhoni show in Hyderabad, India will be taking on Australia in Nagpur in order to make the scoreline 2-0. While the spinners are supposed to rule the roost there, India will hope that their openers will make a statement after a few bad outings over a last couple of months.
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featurecricket3 months ago

India vs Australia | Takeaways: Teams entering final stretch and India’s lack of plan against Glenn Maxwell

An MS Dhoni-Kedar Jadhav special helped India secure a six-wicket victory on a massively two-paced and difficult Hyderabad wicket. While the match line-up was a clear indication of the team’s priorities, it also brought Mohammed Shami ahead of Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the World Cup.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mohammed Shami came back fit and never broke down since, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri was all praise for Mohammad Shami following his player-of-the-series performance against New Zealand and hailed him for making a strong comeback after failing the yo-yo test last year. He has also lauded Hardik Pandya and Ambati Rayudu’s efforts for their contributions in New Zealand.
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