newscricket2 days ago

Brad Haddin appointed Sunrisers Hyderabad’s assistant coach

Sunrisers Hyderabad have appointed former Australian batsman wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as their assistant coach for the next season of IPL. He has previously served the Australian senior cricket team and its ‘A’ team as a coach and will be the deputy for compatriot Trevor Bayliss.
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newscricket6 days ago

Kolkata Knight Riders name Brendon McCullum as Head Coach

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders have named former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum as the head coach for the upcoming season. Earlier this week, McCullum was also named as the Head Coach of Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinbago Knight Riders.
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newscricket13 days ago

Reports | Rasikh Salam could see ban reduction as BCCI relaxes punishment for age fraud

Jammu and Kashmir pacer Rasikh Salam might receive a reprieve on his two year ban for age fudging after reports suggested that the BCCI was looking to relax the punishment on the same. Salam, who played for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, was reprimanded for submitting faulty birth certificate.
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newscricket19 days ago

Delhi Capitals snap up former India physio Patrick Farhart

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Captials have acquired the services of former Indian physio Patrick Farhart for the upcoming season. The Australian worked as the physio of the Indian team for a duration of four years, before eventually parting ways with the team post the World Cup.
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newscricket21 days ago

ICC sacks umpire S Ravi from ICC Elite Panel Umpire List

India’s only representative in the ICC panel of Elite Umpires, Sundaram Ravi has been left out of the list for the 2019-20 season after ICC’s performance analysis. Meanwhile, the ICC has now added two new players to the list in the form of England's Michael Gough and Joel Wilson from West Indies.
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newscricketa month ago

CoA shoots down Mumbai Indians' plan to promote IPL in United States

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have disapproved the Mumbai Indians’ proposal of hosting some pre-season games in the United States so as to promote IPL in the US. However, the decision triggered a negative reaction among some BCCI officials who criticised the CoA decision openly.
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newscricketa month ago

English crowds generally more knowledgeable compared to other parts of the world, claims AB de Villiers

South African superstar AB de Villiers has stated that the crowds in England are usually more knowledgeable compared to other parts of the world. De Villiers, who has been plying his trade all over the world, is currently representing Middlesex in the ongoing 2019 edition of Vitality T20 Blast.
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newscricketa month ago

Shot selection is one of the things I need to work on, says Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson revealed that budding cricketers need not place themselves under a magnifying glass at all times as he claimed that one mustn’t keep finding flaws in their style of play. Samson had a productive outing with Rajasthan Royals in this year’s IPL where he scored 342 runs from 12 matches.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL franchises in two minds over formation of independent ‘union’

Fresh reports have indicated that an unnamed IPL franchise owner has suggested the formation of an independent ‘union’ of the all the IPL teams that will run parallel alongside the board. BCCI officials were left angered by this as they questioned why they were not informed of such a development.
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newscricketa month ago

Sunrisers Hyderabad announce Trevor Bayliss as head coach a day after his KKR joining reports

In a surprising move, Sunrisers Hyderabad have parted ways with their championship-winning coach Tom Moody, and have appointed England’s outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss. The move has taken everyone by surprise as Bayliss was reported to have signed up with Kolkata Knight Riders once again.
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