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IPL 2020 | Jonny Bairstow and David Warner seem to gel and sink nicely, reckons Scott Styris

Scott Styris has reckoned that Jonny Bairstow and David Warner have a good understanding with each other which might force SRH management to pick Bairstow over Kane Williamson. He pointed out that SRH has all their foreign players fixed, hence, they just need to get their Indian players to perform.
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newscricket38 minutes ago

IPL 2020 | Great to have Steve Smith available for our first game, announces Andrew McDonald

Rajasthan Royals head coach Andrew McDonald has announced that RR skipper Steve Smith will be available for the first game against CSK on Tuesday. He added that the team is happy with their preparation and was looking forward to their opening game to test their skills against CSK.
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newscricketan hour ago

IPL 2020 | Mayank Agarwal’s mistake cost Kings XI Punjab the game, feels Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has blamed Mayank Agarwal for his careless stroke on the penultimate ball of the innings, which ended Kings XI Punjab’s hopes of winning the game. The former KXIP mentor has also added that only CSK have the ability to pull off the game from precarious situations.
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newsfootballan hour ago

Would be more than happy to keep Kalidou Koulibaly at Napoli, proclaims Gennaro Gattuso

Amidst links with a move to Manchester City and Manchester United, Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has revealed that he would be pleased if Kalidou Koulibaly does stay at the club this summer. The 29-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to England this summer although no move has materialized.
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newsfootballan hour ago

Ilkay Gundogan becomes third Manchester City player to test positive for COVID-19

Manchester City have confirmed that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing, making the German their third positive case this month. The club have had Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte test positive with the latter set to miss City’s opener to the new season.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Really disappointed towards the game, should have won, rues Anil Kumble

KXIP’s head coach Anil Kumble has rued his team’s chances against Delhi Capitals, admitting that he is really disappointed with the result and believes that they should have won. However, he wasn’t as disappointed with their performance, adding that the tournament would be a learning curve.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | I try to close down the areas where the bowlers can bowl, asserts Marcus Stoinis

Marcus Stoinis has revealed that he always looks for areas where the bowlers can bowl and thus accordingly implements his game plan to get the better of them. The Man of the Match from last night’s game has also talked about the importance of feeding off everyone’s energy during the IPL.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Belittling players for their body-shape now a little ‘insensitive’, feels Vijay Bharadwaj

Vijay Bharadwaj has stated that former cricketers and commentators belittling players’ body-shape during IPL matches are ‘insensitive’. The former India spinner has also added that everybody has gone through a tough time during lockdown but they are brave enough to kick-start cricket.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP have appealed to match referee; hope 'short-run' rules are reviewed, confirms Satish Menon

KXIP’s CEO Satish Menon has confirmed that the franchise, following their loss against Delhi Capitals, have appealed to the match referee about the ‘short-run’ rule, which prevented them from a victory. He also hopes that the rules are reviewed and changed so that no team would have to suffer later.
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newscricket7 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Ruturaj Gaikwad makes his return to CSK's practise after testing negative 

CSK batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who missed the opening match of CSK as he was in isolation for 20 days, has recovered from the widespread virus, joining the team bio-bubble ahead of the second match. He is touted to be one of the probable batsmen who could fill in the shoes of Suresh Raina.   
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