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Anirudh Suresh

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Just another 23-year-old whose life revolves around Sports.

featurecricket20 hours ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs KKR - Maxwell show trumps Russel-mania as RCB maintain 100% record

The Chepauk finally gave the batsmen a reason to smile as RCB trumped a headless KKR in a run-fest to make it 3/3 and maintain their position at the top of the table. Andre Russell threatened to do a 2019, but eventually it was the Maxwell-AB show that proved to be game-defining.
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featurecricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: DC vs RR - Million Dollar Baby Morris proves his worth to flay old franchise

Rajasthan Royals pulled off an even bigger heist than Mumbai Indians as an astonishing batting effort from Chris Morris saw the chasing side emerge victorious for the first time since Game 2. With the Royals down and out of the game, Morris played a cameo for ages to take his side home.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 days ago

Losing Ben Stokes is not ideal - but in no way is it a season-ending blow for Rajasthan Royals

‘So, now with Ben Stokes ruled out, how do Rajasthan stop themselves from finishing 9th in this 8th team competition?’
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: MI vs KKR - Kolkata unleash ‘choke of the decade’ to succumb to Mumbai yet again

In what will be remembered as arguably the biggest bottle-job in modern T20 history, Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders pulled off the choke of the decade to lose yet again to Mumbai Indians. Needing 31 off 30 balls with six wickets in hand, KKR threw the game to hand MI a 10-run win.
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featurecricket8 days ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Punjab Kings edition ft. New season but old chinks

When someone asks you to describe Punjab, tell them the following: they are the only franchise in the history of T20 cricket to have taken the, ‘Hey, can I copy your homework’ meme seriously.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 days ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
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featurecricket10 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: MI vs RCB - New season, same old first-game jitters for Mumbai

‘Mumbai Indians know how to win games,’ said the commentators, but, unfortunately, they forgot that this theory does not apply to the first match of the season. It was yet another uncharacteristically timid showing in match one from MI, who succumbed to defeat to an RCB unit that was also rusty.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket10 days ago

Fantasy Tips for the Mumbai and Chennai leg of IPL 2021: Rely on Wankhede batsmen, trust the Chepauk bowlers

It’s that time of the year, folks! To finally start caring about ‘credits’, to subtly patronize classmates and colleagues by asserting fan-superiority and to rather shamelessly cheer for players we simply cannot stand. That’s right, IPL Fantasy is here to turn our lives around for the better.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Royal Challengers Bangalore edition ft. New season, rinse, repeat

Everyone talks about the five stages of grief, but it is that time of the year where it’ll be more pertinent to talk about the six stages of being an RCB fan.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

Back to reality: Over-performers from IPL 2020 who might struggle to meet same standards in 2021

In a competition like the IPL, attaining success in the first place is generally difficult, but sustaining the same excellence for an extended period of time is usually near-impossible. Fairytales don’t last, dreams tend to crash and, often, individuals end up dwelling too much on the past.
Anirudh Suresh