newscricketa day ago

IPL 2018 | CSK get massive scare as Dhoni misses practice session

Dhoni’s back problem during his 44 ball 79 knock against KXIP was very much evident and has reportedly come at a cost, as the skipper was nowhere to be seen in the recent practice session. However, the welcoming news for CSK fans was Suresh Raina’s likely return, who was seen at the nets.
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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2018 | Suresh Raina is one of the best performing players in the IPL, says Stephen Fleming

CSK head coach Stephen Fleming regards currently injured Indian all-rounder Suresh Raina as one of the best performing players of the IPL ever since its inception in 2008. Fleming added that the shift from Chepauk to Pune came as a surprise, but they will do their best to adapt to the new stadium.
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newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2018 | Suresh Raina ruled out of CSK’s next two IPL matches with calf strain

Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina has been ruled out of their next two IPL outings against Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals after he suffered a calf strain in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Raina scored 15 in the match against KKR but only managed 4 in the opener against Mumbi Indians.
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newscricket10 days ago

Video| Suresh Raina’s stunning fielding after being fumbled runs "confused" Robin Uthappa out

Suresh Raina is undoubtedly one of the best fielders in the Indian team and he once again proved why he has been considered so highly in the game against KKR. Fielding at cover, he effected a stunning run-out to dismiss Robin Uthappa, who was threatening to take the game away from CSK.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2018 | Suresh Raina's form has been one of the key factors in CSK’s success, says Srikkanth

Former Chennai Super Kings ambassador Kris Srikkanth has claimed that Suresh Raina’s performance on the pitch for CSK was directly proportional to their success as a whole. The former player has also called MS Dhoni a master tactician because of his intelligence in utilizing the spin resources.
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reportcricket13 days ago

IPL 2018 | Dwayne Bravo special gives Chennai Super Kings thrilling win in tournament opener

When every hope of Chennai Super Kings died, Dwayne Bravo and Kedar Jadhav rose to the occasion and gave the franchise a nerve-wrecking win in the season opener against Mumbai Indians. Bravo scored an insane 68 off 30 balls and Jadhav sealed the game with a six and four in the last over.
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newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2018 | Teams resort to yo-yo test ahead of IPL campaign

After BCCI made it mandatory for players to pass the yo-yo fitness test in order to be in contention for a place in the national side, IPL teams have also resorted to it to measure their players’ fitness. Bangalore, Punjab, Mumbai, and Rajasthan have all made it mandatory for their respective teams.
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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

Raina is far from being finished as a cricketer, says VB Chandrasekhar

Former India wicket-keeper VB Chandrasekhar feels that Suresh Raina has still a lot to offer and has termed him as an ‘outstanding athlete’. His CSK teammate Ambati Rayudu also praised his batting stating that it has an element of a surprise and also appreciated the variety of shots in his arsenal.
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