featurecricket3 days ago

Winners and Losers from India’s thumping win over Afghanistan

Though a one-off Test match against Afghanistan wasn’t the best possible warm-up game for India ahead of their England tour, the match did throw some idea about how players could pan in of the overseas series. Here are the winners and losers from the match and what does it mean going forward.
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featurecricket4 days ago

India vs Afghanistan | Three Talking points from second day of Bengaluru Test

India wrapped up a domineering performance against Afghanistan to secure a win by a margin of an innings and 262 runs, thanks to some brilliant bowling displays on the second day of the Bengaluru Test. For India, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma ticked all the boxes ahead of the England tour.
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newscricket4 days ago

Twitter reacts to Afghanistan's apocalyptic collapse in historic Test

Afghanistan's Test debut met a pretty underwhelming end as they were bowled out not once but twice in a single day as India wrapped up the match in two days. Twitterati, however, had a gala time as they had a lot to ponder over from Mohammad Shahzad's run-out to Hardik Pandya's superhuman throw.
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newscricket4 days ago

Indian Test team witnessed Tamil Nadu troika after 57 years

With Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik, all three getting selected for the historic Test against Afghanistan, Indian Test team witnessed a TN troika after 57 years in their history. K. Srikanth stated it as a proud moment for Tamil Nadu cricket and displays the developments in it.
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newscricket16 days ago

KL Rahul : Virender Sehwag gave the players enough room to improve the game their way

King's XI Punjab's opener KL Rahul heaped praise on the team's mentor, Virender Sehwag for allowing the players to freely express themselves which helped in improving their game. He has also made special note of the 'Red Bull campus cricket' competition which, he said, turned his game around.
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featurecricket22 days ago

IPL 2018 | What worked, what didn't, and what next - a comprehensive IPL review

The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League came to an end on Sunday with the outcome expected to some while unbelievable to others. We take a look at what worked, what didn’t and what could be the future course of action for all the franchises after two months of total madness.
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newscricketa month ago

Mediocre performance in the last few games has cost Kings XI Punjab heavily, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Kings XI Punjab initially dominated the IPL 2018 but their performance took a drastic hit in the last few games, ruining their chance to make it to the playoffs. The team’s captain, Ravichandran Ashwin commented on how the team has been sloppy in the last few games which cost them big-time.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | MS Dhoni reveals Harbhajan Singh and Deepak Chahar were sent up the order to disrupt KXIP plans

MS Dhoni, who shocked everyone by sending Harbhajan Singh and Deepak Chahar up the order, revealed that the change in batting lineup was to catch Kings XI Punjab off-guard and disrupt their plans. Dhoni insisted that Chennai Super Kings have done the process right which has resulted in good results.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Winners and losers ft. Kieron Pollard, Yuvraj Singh and everything in between

Mumbai Indians have lived up to their reputation of being perennial late bloomers and caught Kings XI Punjab off guard to take the fourth place on the points table today. However, the biggest disappointment of the day had to be Yuvraj Singh, whose IPL career seems to be all but over at the moment.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | We need to chin up and move forward, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin was extremely disappointed by KXIP’s performance against RCB and insisted that the team needs to keep their heads high and look to win the next games. Given that foreign players have played enough matches now, Ashwin stated that some of them need to step up their game. ``
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