newscricket2 days ago

Riyan Parag lists Smriti Mandhana as one of his idols

17-year old Rajasthan Royals star Riyan Parag has revealed that he has been following Smriti Mandhana for long now and even tried to copying her batting style, although it didn’t work out. He also shared his experience of playing first ever IPL season and the stardom he has received on social media.
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newscricket3 days ago

MCA yet to pay Rs 21.34 crore bill to Mumbai police for providing security, reveals Mumbai Police through RTI

Mumbai Police, answering a query by RTI activist Anil Galgali, has revealed that they are yet to receive Rs 21.34 crore from the Mumbai Cricket Association for providing security. 2018 IPL security for nine matches cost the city police Rs 1.48 crore, but the MCA is yet to clear that bill.
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newscricket3 days ago

Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, says Simon Katich

Simon Katich has stated that Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, especially once he is set. The wicket-keeper batsman is the captain of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders whereas Katich is the assistant coach of the same side and has observed Karthik closely.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Best thing about IPL this year was rebirth of MSD’s batting, says Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has stated that the recently-concluded Indian Premier League was a special one for the Indian team as MS Dhoni showed glimpses of his glorious run. Brendon McCullum has further added that MS Dhoni is invaluable to the Indian set-up thanks to his unique approach to the game.
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newscricket4 days ago

I would have liked to have Virat Kohli relax his captaincy in IPL, says Danny Morrison

Danny Morrison is of the belief that Virat Kohli should have rested as a captain for Royal Challengers Bangalore in this Indian Premier League and should have just played as a batsman. RCB started with six consecutive losses and eventually finished last despite performing better in the second half.
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newscricket4 days ago

I’ll come for 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni is still there, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has cheekily stated that he will return for the 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni would still be playing then. The former South African skipper was expected to feature in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales but he made a sudden announcement to retire in May last year.
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newscricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Important for me to learn from MS Dhoni, says Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has stated that it is important for him to learn from experienced players like MS Dhoni. Shankar was named in the squad for the World Cup and chief selector MSK Prasad had remarked that he was chosen for the number four slot over Ambati Rayudu due to his three-dimensional abilities.
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newscricket5 days ago

Learnt a lot playing under Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly, says Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw has mentioned that he learnt a lot while playing for Delhi Capitals under Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly in this year’s Indian Premier League. Ponting was the head coach of the side whereas Ganguly was the advisor and the duo backed the young batsman to play all the matches.
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newscricket5 days ago

Hoping to learn from India pacers and become a better bowler, says Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini has stated that he is hoping to learn a few tricks from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he will travel along with them during the World Cup. The Delhi pacer has been named as one of the four net bowlers who will be on the flight to England.
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newscricket6 days ago

James Neesham deletes tweet on MS Dhoni’s dismissal after fan backlash

James Neesham is one of the very few cricketers who uses his Twitter to make jokes about even contemporary cricketers while giving his honest views on the game. However, he was forced to delete a Tweet that he had made after MS Dhoni’s controversial run-out decision after Indian fans’ backlash.
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