newscricket2 days ago

Suresh Raina replaces Ambati Rayudu for England tour

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced on Saturday that Suresh Raina would replace Ambati Rayudu for the upcoming One-day International series on the tour of England. Rayudu had a below par score of 14 in the Yo-Yo test while 16.1 is target set by BCCI to be qualified as fit.
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newscricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli takes the Yo-yo fitness test but still no update on his neck injury

Indian skipper Virat Kohli undertook BCCI's mandated compulsory Yo-yo fitness test recently that would determine his availability for the strenuous month-long tour of England starting June 27. However, the board is yet to declare an update on Kohli’s neck injury and the test results.
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newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2018 | Playing for CSK was like coming back ‘home’, insists Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina, who is the highest run-getter in IPL history, insisted that playing for Chennai Super Kings after two years was like coming back home. Raina pointed out that domestic cricketers doing well for the team when it mattered the most was the key for CSK and helped them win the title.
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newscricket22 days ago

Twitter reacts as Shane Watson blows away SRH to win CSK third IPL

Shane Watson was the star of the show as Chennai Super Kings ran out comfortable winners in a one sided IPL final. The Twitterati reacted to Watson's brilliance and surprisingly underwhelming Sunrisers bowling attack as CSK had no problem in chasing the total of 179 in the final of IPL 2018.
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featurecricket22 days ago

How and why Chennai Super Kings will win IPL 2018

Chennai Super Kings have been synonymous with the Indian Premier League finalists over the past decade, even in the two seasons that they didn’t play. Returning to the league after a two-year ban, the yellow army has showed yet again why no other side knows the art of success better than them.
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newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2018 | Teams win competitions but individuals can win finals, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming believes that teamwork is important to win a tournament but it’s the individual performances that can turn the matches like finals on its head. CSK have been fortunate of getting brilliant individual performances throughout the season, which has helped them reach the final of IPL.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2018 | Kris Srikkanth credits MS Dhoni for building unity in the team

Kris Srikkanth felt that CSK's success formula has been unity and he credited MS Dhoni for being the chief architect of creating such an atmosphere in the team. Srikkanth has mentioned that another reason for CSK being a happy team was that every player was aware of their roles and responsibilities.
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newscricket24 days ago

IPL 2018 | We want to win the IPL for MS Dhoni, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has stated that MS Dhoni has an emotional connect with Chennai Super Kings and cares a lot for the franchise and the team want to win the tournament for him. Raina has also added that Dhoni gets criticized very often but answers back his critics with his performances on the field.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Rishabh Pant is my favourite batsman right now, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has heaped praises on Delhi Daredevils’ star batsman Rishabh Pant, calling him as his favourite batsman in the current IPL scenario. Raina also pointed out the similarity in his batting style and that of Pant, stating that Pant reminded him of his early days as a batsman.
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newscricketa month ago

Chennai Super Kings believe that they can win from any situation, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has asserted that having won so many matches from different situations, Chennai Super Kings are confident to win any game. He went on to say that the owners are wonderful people and hence the team has no additional pressure which is convenient for them to focus solely on their game.
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