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Deepak Yadav

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Failed cricket player turned cricket content writer. Cricket brings out the best in me and the only field I can confidently say I have knowledge about.

featurecricketa month ago

AUS A vs IND A | 1st Day Takeaways - Shaw’s ‘horrific’ form and ‘disciplined’ Australian bowlers

In what looked like a miserable batting display from India, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara rescued the team with their half-centuries after they lost three early wickets. James Pattinson was the pick of the bowlers for Australia, picking up three wickets on the first day of the practice game.
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featurecricketa month ago

India’s archaic approach to ODI cricket needs a big upgrade

India have been performing underwhelmingly this year so far, but it is not a temporary thing and is a deep-rooted problem with their minds still in the archaic era of cricket. If India wants to get back to their dominant self, they will have to update themselves to the current scenario of cricket.
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featuresportsa month ago

What if Wednesday | What if Jasprit Bumrah never made his Test debut

Since making his Test debut on the tour of South Africa, Jasprit Bumrah has been one of the crucial pieces of the puzzle to the Indian test side, where he's added the x-factor to pace attack. But what if Bumrah was never included in the Test plans of India, and remained a limited-overs specialist?
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featuresports2 months ago

Satire Saturday | The tragic love story of ‘flaky’ AB de Villiers and ‘committed’ CSA

“Never go back to your ex, they are ex for a reason” - someone wise.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli leaving Australian tour incomplete is not that big a deal

With Virat Kohli opting not out of the last three Tests on the tour of Australia, there has been lots of chatter about the Indian team not being as strong without their skipper. However, historically, team India has done well without Kohli and are likely to do on the upcoming tour as well.
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featuresports2 months ago

Friday Fights | The Big ODI Fight - Mahela Jayawardene vs Michael Clarke

In today’s edition of Friday Fights, two former captains and absolute legends of their country, Mahela Jayawardene and Michael Clarke take on each other that promises to be anything but dull. While Jayawardene has the edge of playing more matches, Clarke has the averages in his favour.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | A Mumbai Indians force to be reckoned with or rather a ‘lone’ force in the league of ‘regulars’

If there was anything that could’ve gone right for Mumbai, it did as they finished the season with a record fifth title and played in a league of their own. In a triumphant season, Mumbai turned the whole competition one-sided, although an exciting one, by defeating each team in a thrashing manner.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | Delhi Capitals: A rollercoaster campaign that ended as a 'could have been'

Delhi started off the season in dominant fashion, looking like the team to beat, as but the season progressed, they lost their path to script a ‘could have been’ story. A bitter-sweet campaign for Delhi, ending second-best, but they can take pride in having reached their first ever final.
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featurecricket2 months ago

SportsCafe's 'stat-padding' XI of IPL 2020 ft. Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and MS Dhoni

Now that the glitz and glamour of the IPL is finally over, let’s take a look at the performances of players, particularly the ones who have performed well on paper but in reality, haven’t delivered the quality that their numbers express. Because, as they say, numbers do lie sometimes.
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featuresports2 months ago

Overreaction Monday ft. Ageing Vengsarkar, Danny ‘my dear’ Morrison and Gautam ‘supportive’ Gambhir

Everyone seems to have a strong opinion when it comes to cricket and tend to not shy away from expressing it, especially on Twitter. Hence, this brings us to this week’s Overreaction Monday, where we try to decode all the stupid, unnecessary, and plain goofy comments made over the past week.
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