newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2018| MS Dhoni backing Ravindra Jadeja to don the finisher’s role

CSK skipper MS Dhoni has backed Ravindra Jadeja, who has struggled a bit with the bat in this IPL, to come good in the upcoming matches. Dhoni explained that he wants to give Jadeja the opportunity at the finisher’s role and if that does not click they always have Dwayne Bravo to fall back upon.
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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2018 | Twitter reacts to KXIP's nervous approach and MS Dhoni's magnificent knock

Despite taking the game deep, an injured MS Dhoni failed to give the finishing touch to the match and Kings XI Punjab scampered home by four runs. And Twitter was quick to applaud Dhoni's magnificent batting through an injury and also slammed KXIP for adopting a nervous approach towards the end.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2018 | Vinay Kumar reacts to trolls with ‘just chill’ tweet

KKR fast bowler Vinay Kumar who couldn’t defend 17 runs off the last over in yesterday’s game against CSK replied to the trolls with a ‘just chill’ tweet. The Karnataka pacer also claimed it to be ‘just a game’ and reminded the fans of the times when defended fewer runs in the last over.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts to Chennai's superb home coming and Russell's stunning effort

Chennai’s return has been one of the exciting headlines over last few days and the fans saw their team squeak home in the penultimate ball, which made the occasion all the more emotional. And after the stunning day, Twitterati had a field day and showered praise on Andre Russell and Sam Billings.
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featurecricket22 days ago

IPL 2018 | The return of Whistle Podu - Chennai fans dreams have finally come true

There is something special about Chennai and its people. The Tamilians are a very close group and maybe it is because of their distinct culture that they might sometimes come off as rude. But, when they do accept something or someone as one of their own, they are known to be loyal to a fault.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Captaincy will give Ravichandran Ashwin extra edge, believes Subramaniam Badrinath

Subramaniam Badrinath has stated that captaincy responsibility will give Ravichandran Ashwin an added motivation to do well in the upcoming edition of the IPL. He has also added that the off-spinner can use the tournament as a platform to revive his dwindling career in limited-overs cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

Wrist spinners are magical, but finger spinners can be effective too, says Washington Sundar

Washington Sundar has stated that while wrist spinners could be magical on any turf, finger spinners could just be as effective, following his Nidahas Trophy heroics. The 18-year-old off-spinner also revealed how he manages to understand batsmen’s mindset and use pace variations accordingly.
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newscricketa month ago

Wearing the Indian jersey gives me utmost pride, reveals Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin believes that he does not need any particular tournament or series to motivate him while wearing the Indian jersey because it gives him the 'utmost pride' to represent his country. The 31-year-old also opined that the future of finger-spinners lies in the perception of people.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Ravichandran Ashwin moves up two spots; Kagiso Rabada rises to top

Kagiso Rabada regained the top spot and Ravichandran Ashwin moved up two spots in the newly released ICC Test rankings. Australia, England and New Zealand are in contention of winning the riches for a third or fourth spot finish as India and South Africa are guaranteed the top two spots.
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newscricketa month ago

Irani Cup | Ravichandran Ashwin replaces injured Ravindra Jadeja in Rest of India team

With Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of the Irani Cup with an injury, the BCCI have called up his spin partner R Ashwin as the replacement for the tournament. Ashwin will join the Rest of India squad for the tournament where they will play against Vidarbha in Nagpur from March 14 to 18.
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