newscricket12 hours ago

IPL 2019 | We were eaten alive at Chepauk, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that RCB were eaten alive by CSK at Chepauk as they were bowled out for just 70 runs in the opening match. He also stated that RCB were confident of making a strong start against CSK at their home but the loss, that too in such a manner, came as a shocker for the team.
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featurecricket2 days ago

CSK vs RCB | Player Ratings - AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali turn villain in RCB's season opening loss

Securing the bragging rights was the main campaign line for the RCB fans ahead of the tournament opener, but Chennai Super Kings ended up having the last laugh. While it was a collective failure by the batting unit, Moeen Ali and AB de Villliers were the main culprits for their way of dismissal.
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featurecricket3 days ago

Satire | What if Indian cricket stars took the "Florida Man Challenge"

Jumping on the bandwagon of "The Florida Man Challenge" that has gripped the social media over the last 24 hours, we have all had our share of fun. However, we decided to not stop at that and look into what our celebrated cricketers would find in the challenge as they are busy preparing for the IPL.
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newscricket3 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja not dropped, we wanted variety in spin bowling, says MSK Prasad

BCCI chief selector MSK Prasad has stated that veteran spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja were not dropped but the board wanted a variety in spin bowling in the short format. He also stated that the only way to come back into the national team is performing well in domestic cricket.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintain top spots in latest rankings

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective spots at the top of the ICC ODI batsmen’s and bowlers’ list respectively after their performances in the recently-concluded ODI series against Australia. Despite losing the series, India continues to be second on the ODI team list.
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newscricket12 days ago

India v Australia | Bench strength makes Australia serious contenders for World Cup, says Alex Carey

Australia wicket-keeper Alex Carey has been of the opinion that Australia’s bench strength could give them an edge over others in the World Cup. After a string of ODI series losses, a T20I series win against India, and a cut-throat ODI series leveled at 2-2 will give them a lot of confidence.
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newscricket13 days ago

India vs Australia | Australia's hardwork of 18 months paying off, suggests Alex Carey

Alex Carey has heaped praise on a resilient Australian side who have managed to level the ongoing five-match ODI series against India under the leadership of Aaron Finch. India will take on the visitors in the fifth and final ODI to be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.
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featurecricket13 days ago

India vs Australia | India’s Predicted XI for the fifth ODI in New Delhi

No one would have imagined this a couple of weeks ago. A bruised and depleted Australia arrived in India for a series formality in the truest sense, but after 14 days, they have made everyone eat their words with some convincing performances. Can they break the jinx and win a series in India?
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs Australia | Muttiah Muralitharan terms Mohali ODI as “just one bad game” for Indian spinners

Muttiah Muralitharan has said that the Mohali ODI against Australia was “just one bad game” for the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav otherwise they are doing a good job for the team. The former Lankan spinner has also added that all the players in a team can’t be match winners.
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs Australia | Kuldeep Yadav turns the ball just like Shane Warne, reveals Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden reckons that Kuldeep Yadav’s unique ability to get the ball to turn just like Shane Warne used to during his playing career makes the former one of the deadliest spinners right now. Hayden added that wrist spinners are becoming more relevant because finger spinners lack courage.
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