newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Not satisfied yet, want to win games for my team, says Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has stated that he is not yet satisfied with his performance and added that he wants to win games for his team. The batting all-rounder has expressed his desire to finish matches and is confident of putting up a match-winning show in the upcoming games both with bat and ball.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dinesh Karthik admits it wasn’t easy to bat in Nidahas Trophy final

Reliving the Nidahas Trophy final in a video on the official Facebook Page of Kolkata Knight Riders, skipper Dinesh Karthik demystified the struggles he had faced that night in Sri Lanka. The two-time IPL champions start their campaign on March 24 against last year’s runner-ups Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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newscricket7 months ago

Vijay Shankar : Given SRH is taking me back after one year speaks about their confidence in me

Vijay Shankar, who was recently swapped by Delhi Daredevils to Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange of Shikhar Dhawan, has stated that he is excited to go back to his old team. The Tamil Nadu cricketer has also added that trading him back to the team is a sign of the confidence that the team has in him.
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newscricketa year ago

Vijay Shankar : Delhi Daredevils’ team atmosphere made it easy for youngsters to perform well

Vijay Shankar, in a chat with SportsCafe, has stated that the relaxed atmosphere in the Delhi Daredevils camp made the job easier for the players. Shankar has also added that he doesn’t have any premeditated plans for the India A tour to England and only wants to learn and improve his game.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2018 | SLC wants Lasith Malinga to play domestic matches instead of ‘wasting time’ in IPL

Sri Lanka Cricket selectors are, reportedly, not happy with Lasith Malinga and want him to play the upcoming domestic matches, instead of warming the bench and being a bowling mentor for Mumbai. The 34-year was unsold in the auctions this year and has picked up the role of bowling mentor for MI.
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newscricketa year ago

ICC to find ways to bring consistency in decision making of the disciplinary code

Dave Richardson, the CEO of the International Cricket Council, has asked for a meeting of the Cricket Committee where they can discuss on how to achieve consistency in the decision-making process. Richardson has also stated that the committee will discuss the ways to safeguard spirit of cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

KKR owner confident of Chris Lynn and Andre Russel’s return ahead of IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders owner Venky Mysore seemed confident that star players Chris Lynn and Andre Russell will be available to for KKR's campaign opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 8. He also heaped praise on captain Dinesh Karthik following his recent heroics in the Nidahas Trophy.
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newscricketa year ago

Don't know if I'll ever play for Chennai Super Kings, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik, who belongs to Tamil Nadu, has stated that he always wanted to play for Chennai Super Kings since the very first edition, but luck never gave him the chance to represent the franchise. However, he was quick to add that it is a big honour for him to lead the Kolkata side.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports : Shakib al Hassan smashed dressing room glass during Nidahas Trophy

Match referee Chris Broad spoke to the ground staff (and caterers) after the Nidahas Trophy game between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Colombo to find the person responsible for the broken glass in the dressing room. Reports suggest that Shakib al Hassan forcefully pushed the door causing the damage.
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newscricketa year ago

I am studying in the university in which MS Dhoni is the topper, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has hailed MS Dhoni’s vast experience as he claimed that Dhoni is way far ahead of him in terms of experience. After the brilliant performance in the Nidahas Trophy final, Karthik has also stated that he wants to build on the recent momentum for the future success.
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