featurecricketa day ago

Dented by untimely injuries, Varun Aaron vows to bring fear factor to the fore, yet again

Varun Aaron was never set out to be just one among the many. He was a contradiction, the very contradiction of the Indian fast bowling race where having the ability to move the ball was the ultimate gold standard and keeping it for long was the parameter of how many years would you play for India.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket8 days ago

India A squad announced for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A

India have announced their A teams for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A. The All-India Selection Committee has named Ishan Kishan as India A captain for the two multi-day matches against Sri Lanka while Priyank Panchal will lead the side for five one-day matches against the same side.
Press Release
newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2019 | This IPL was mixed bag, says Emerging Player awardee Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill has stated that his Indian Premier Premier League season for Kolkata Knight Riders has been a mixed bag, despite the fact that he won the ‘Emerging Player’ award for his batting. The youngster was the third highest run-getter for his side and scored 296 runs in 13 innings.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket17 days ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2019 | Legends and Pundits react to Shubman Gill's calm and composed innings against Kings XI Punjab

It was a night to remember for Shubman Gill as he not only scored his fourth IPL fifty, he did it in front of his family in his home ground. Thanks to his brilliant knock, KKR are still in the hunt for the final playoffs spot and the Cricketing fraternity showered praises on young Gill.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2019 | Will be glued to TV for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s match, says Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn has mentioned that he will be glued to the TV when Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore today as it will be crucial for KKR’s playoff chances. Both the sides are placed at the same 12 points and Lynn will be hoping that SRH will lose by a big margin.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2019 | Feels great to get first Man of the Match at home ground, says Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill has stated that it feels great to be presented with his first ever Man of the Match award at his home ground in Mohali. The Kolkata Knight Riders opener had struck an unbeaten 65 off 49 deliveries against Kings XI Punjab on Friday to take his team home in a virtual knock-out encounter.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket18 days ago

IPL 2019 | Team of Week 6 ft. Shubman Gill, Andre Russell and MS Dhoni

Another nail-biting week of the IPL has come to end and it saw some young guns making the mark while the veterans rekindled memories of their prime with some monstrous hitting and effective captaincy. While Shubaman Gill scaled newer heights, MS Dhoni kept getting better like a fine wine.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2019 | I got angry to get best out of boys, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that he got angry during the encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab on Friday in order to get the best out of the boys. The skipper had a very animated chat with his teammates during the first strategic time-out as he was irked by their body language.
SportsCafe Desk