newscricket2 hours ago

Rohit Sharma : IPL 2017 final is the best T20 match of my life

The IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant was a thriller till the end and Rohit Sharma has described it as the best T20 game that he has been a part of. It is unclear if teams will be allowed to retain players for the next edition, but skipper Rohit wants to continue with MI.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2017| List of award winners

Mumbai Indians may have won the IPL title for a record third time on Sunday after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run, but, they weren’t the only winners on the night as David Warner bagged the Orange Cap with 641 runs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the Purple cap with 26 wickets.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Parthiv Patel: We were under pressure after Tiwary hit the four in final over

Parthiv Patel has acknowledged that his Mumbai Indians side were under pressure after Tiwary hit Mitchell Johnson for a boundary on the first ball off the last over. Despite the boundary though Johnson came back well to earn Mumbai a one-run win over Pune and Patel lauded his efforts.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Anil Kumble meets BCCI administrators to discuss pay hike

Anil Kumble met the BCCI’s office-bearers and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in Hyderabad on Sunday asking on behalf of the team a steep pay rise for centrally contracted players and the coaching staff. The CoA has also spoken to Indian skipper Virat Kohli about the matter via a video chat.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Stephen Fleming: It was a game of inches and metres

Rising Pune Supergiant coach Stephen Fleming believes that the final between Pune and Mumbai Indians lost in moments and losing key wickets at important junctures killed the game. But the former Kiwi skipper heaped praise on his team and said that he was proud of team’s performance this season.
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newscricketa day ago

Who said what: Mumbai Indians' players and management react to record third IPL title

Mumbai Indians created history by winning their third Indian Premier League title with a one-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium in Uppal. Understandably, the players and management were on cloud nine and spoke their heart out after the victory.
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newscricketa day ago

Umar Akmal loses Champions Trophy spot due to poor fitness

Pakistan middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has lost his place in the Champions Trophy squad after failing two fitness tests in England, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said. The selectors are now considering Umar Amin or Haris Sohail as a replacement. Pakistan open their campaign against India on June 4.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL title sponsorship tender to begin on May 31

The BCCI declared that the next round of the IPL title sponsorship would be for a five-year period. The tender process for it will begin on May 31, the media rights tender will start on July 17 and the Request for Proposal (RFP) for IPL Event Services will commence on June 12.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2019 | Twitter reacts to Unadkat's stunning catch and Mumbai's record title

Mumbai Indians snatched victory from the jaws of defeat as they defended a score of 130 runs, denying Rising Pune Supergiant their maiden IPL title by 1 run. However, the Twitterati were more interested in Jaydev Unadkat's one-handed catch and Steve Smith's innings that eventually went in vain.
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newscricket2 days ago

WATCH | Karn Sharma’s brain fade moment puts Pune on top in the IPL final

Following a top order collapse, Mumbai's middle-order was expected to consolidate the innings, but with the exception of Krunal Pandya, everyone failed. Even though Karn Sharma was given an extra life by Dan Christian, who dropped his catch, the spinner ended up gifting his wicket on the same ball.
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