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newscricket2 hours ago

Playing under Shane Warne was dream come true, reveals Swapnil Asnodkar

Former Rajasthan Royals star Swapnil Asnodkar has admitted that playing under the legendary Shane Warne was a dream come true, something he will cherish for the rest of his life. One of the iconic images of 2008 IPL was Asnodkar opening alongside Graeme Smith, propelling RR to the title.
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featurecricket4 hours ago

Time for Cricket to do its own self-introspection during quarantine

The Coronavirus-induced lock-down has brought the entire world to a stand-still and surely created a ripple effect in the way we see the world. Suddenly, embracing someone dear has become a wrong thing or a slight cough or sneeze has made people look at you with a tinge of suspicion.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket4 hours ago

Reports | IPL cancellation could lead to domestic players taking pay-cuts

Losses for the stakeholders aside, it is now believed that a full cancellation of the Indian Premier League (IPL) would considerably affect BCCI’s revenue, meaning it could ask the domestic players to take pay-cuts. As things stand, the chances of the 13th edition of the happening look very bleak.
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featurecricket5 hours ago

For Chennai Super Kings, ‘Class of '18’ ending one year too late would spell trouble

If you are an ardent CSK fan, you will remember the team in two phases - one that dominated in two consecutive seasons and one that is threatening to put that legacy to shame. But one thing makes the current team different from the classic sides - age, which, unfortunately, is not on their side.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 hours ago

Reports | IPL could be held in October if World T20 gets cancelled

The 2020 edition of the IPL could reportedly be held in October if ICC cancels the T20 World Cup in Australia, with Australia set to issue a complete lock-down in the country. The cash-rich tournament has already been rescheduled once to April 15 but given the situation, it looks unlikely to start.
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featurecricket10 hours ago

Getting players fit and launching them into greatness - The Ramji Srinivasan way

Like every other sport in the world, Cricket, too, extends beyond the individuals who take the field. It is a team sport by every means and often, it is the individuals - or rather a team of individuals - behind the scenes who enable the athletes to extract the best out of themselves.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket10 hours ago

Rohit Sharma donates Rs 80 lakh to help country fight Covid-19 threat

Rohit Sharma, on Tuesday, confirmed that he has donated a total of Rs 80 lakh to various funds and organizations in order to help the country combat the novel coronavirus. Rohit joins a long list of cricketers who have already done their bit to help the country fight the Covid-19 threat.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Reports | Lancashire club chairman David Hodgkiss succumbs to coronavirus aged 71

David Hodgkiss, the chairman of the Lancashire cricket club in England, died aged 71 on Monday, March 30, after contracting the novel coronavirus. Hodgkiss took over as chairman in April 2017 from Michael Cairns, having previously served in the roles of honorary treasurer and vice-chairman.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Felt good to see 86,000 people cheering after playing in empty stadiums, reveals Harmanpreet Kaur

Following India’s loss in the final against Australia, Harmanpreet Kaur has admitted that 86,000 people present at the stadium motivated them. She also added that India are still five-six years behind the Australian team but believes that women’s game is still on the rise in the country.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Rohit Sharma is my idol, reveals Haider Ali

Pakistan cricket’s rising talent Haider Ali has revealed that India’s limited-overs vice-captain and opening batsman Rohit Sharma is his idol. The 19-year-old right-hander scored 239 runs in nine matches of PSL 2020 for the Peshawar Zalmi’s, before the T20 league was postponed due to COVID-19.
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