newscricketa month ago

Glen Maxwell says he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after Al-Jazeera match-fixing allegations against him

Glen Maxwell said he was ‘shocked and hurt’ after the match-fixing allegations against him shown in the documentary released by Al-Jazeera. He stated that he had been pre-warned about the documentary by Cricket Australia before it was aired and left any legal response in organizations’ hands.
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newscricketa month ago

Venky Mysore feels BCCI should allow Indian players to play in other leagues

Venky Mysore, the chief executive officer of the Kolkata Knight Riders, has asserted that the BCCI should allow emerging Indian players to participate in domestic Twenty20 leagues overseas. Mysore also felt that the IPL governing council should take the call to replace the auction with a draft.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL has broken barriers with English players, insists Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has insisted that the participation of English players in the Indian Premier League has increased the warmth and has broken barriers between the players of both nations. Kohli stated that he does not have any individual goals and only wants the team as a whole to perform well.
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newscricket2 months ago

Report: ICC to limit players’ participation to three T20 leagues a year

According to reports, ICC’s full members are on the verge of clamping down on player participation in domestic T20 leagues and may well also stop sanctioning such leagues in Associate Member countries. The final decision of the proceedings will take place at the October round of the ICC meetings.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni's belief has made me a better player, reveals Deepak Chahar

Playing under MS Dhoni's captaincy for CSK during the IPL, Deepak Chahar has stated that the skipper had duly motivated him and turned him into a better player with his belief in him. Even after two weeks of IPL finals, Chahar said that the win is being celebrated by the people of his city.
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newscricket2 months ago

There are a lot of distractions that any player must navigate in their career, reckons AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers, who is currently enjoying his life off the pitch after announcing his retirement, suggested that young players need to make tough choices to succeed as there are always a lot of distractions in their way. De Villiers stated that his mantra in life has been to stay true to himself.
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newscricket2 months ago

The team meeting we had before IPL final lasted hardly five seconds, reveals MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni has stated that CSK’s success owed to the less number of team meetings throughout the tournament as everyone knew their role and also revealed that they only had a 5-second meeting before the final. He also said that their core players' familiarity with the situations really helped them.
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newscricket2 months ago

I am personally in a very good head space after IPL, says Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav, who had an impressive IPL season with RCB, insisted that he has been in a very good head space after the IPL and is working hard to get ready for the series ahead. He revealed that he has been doing ‘single stump training’ on the advice of Ashish Nehra, who was his bowling coach in RCB.
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newscricket3 months ago

Cricket is my language, says Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who has been a revelation for Afghanistan, insists that regardless of the language hurdle, he can understand things being told to him about cricket because cricket is his language. Rahman has a strong cricketing culture in the family which can be attributed to his success.
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newscricket3 months ago

Jos Buttler credits his recent spell in IPL for success in Tests

Jos Buttler, who followed his 67 at Lord’s with an unbeaten 80 in Leeds, has credited the confidence gained from IPL as the primary reason for his success in Tests. Buttler feels that IPL has helped him in discovering an uncomplicated approach to his batting, which he has implemented in Tests.
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