newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I would like MS Dhoni to bat at number four, says Andy Bichel

Andy Bichel has stated that he would like veteran MS Dhoni to bat at number four for India at the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. The number four position has been a highly debated topic and it is very likely that Vijay Shankar will be the starter at that position.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I feel proud when people talk about India's bowling unit, says Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami has stated that he feels proud about the fact that the Indian bowling unit is touted as one of the bests at the moment. The troika of Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shami form the Indian bowling attack for the World Cup along with spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.
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newscricket9 days ago

Hoping to learn from India pacers and become a better bowler, says Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini has stated that he is hoping to learn a few tricks from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he will travel along with them during the World Cup. The Delhi pacer has been named as one of the four net bowlers who will be on the flight to England.
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newscricket11 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Our performance on the field will define our bowling attack, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has stated that India’s bowling attack will be defined by its performance in the World Cup in England and Wales starting on May 30. India have gone ahead with a three-pronged pace attack comprising of Bhuvneshwar, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, apart from the reserve options.
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featurecricket11 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kings XI Punjab

Another year, but the same story repeats as Kings XI Punjab started on a convincing manner, only to see their momentum being fizzled out in the second half of the league. They still could’ve become the fourth team in the playoffs, but the inability to soak in the pressure got them on the wrong-side.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2019 | KXIP need to build core group for upcoming seasons, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has stated that the Kings XI Punjab need to build a core group for the upcoming seasons of the Indian Premier League. The Kings had started afresh with a completely revamped squad in the 2018 auctions as they had only retained one player from the previous season.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2019 | We have lacked in powerplays this year, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has said that Kings XI Punjab have lacked in the powerplays this year. KXIP lost the match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday as both their openers KL Rahul and Chris Gayle were dismissed within the powerplay whereas the bowlers leaked over 60 runs in the second innings.
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newscricket25 days ago

Weight loss and better body composition helped Mohammad Shami stay injury free, says KXIP physio Brett Harrop

Brett Harrop has stated that weight loss and better body composition have made Mohammad Shami injury-free in recent times. The physio has also added that Shami is strictly following the instructions from their national body and was admired on seeing some players in the IPL being self-directed.
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newscricketa month ago

World Cup 2019 | Mohammed Shami accredits weight loss for regaining his mojo with ball

Few years back, Mohammed Shami’s career was marred by recurring injuries; which was one of the reasons for him not cementing his spot in the Indian line-up. But the rejuvenated Shami has looked in a different rhythm in the last few months and a lot of its credit goes towards battling weight loss.
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featurecricketa month ago

KXIP vs RCB | Player Ratings - Chris Gayle 99 in vain as Kings XI Punjab lose their first home game against Royal Challengers Bangalore

After a solid 99 by “Universe Boss” Chris Gayle which set up a fine total of 173 runs for Kings XI Punjab, their bowlers misfired big-time to hand Royal Challengers Bangalore their first win in the tournament. Among others, Murugan Ashwin was somehow a silver-lining in the dark cloud.
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