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IPL 2020 | Would like to see ‘two in one’ Moeen Ali drafted into the RCB side, opines Ian Bishop

Ian Bishop feels that it’s high time for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to draft all-rounder Moeen Ali into the side, who he believes will add plenty of balance due to his ‘two in one’ ability with both bat and ball. Bishop further championed for skipper Kohli to open the batting for the Reds.
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IPL 2020 | Had the self-confidence that I could clear boundaries, reveals Rahul Tewatia

Following his swashbuckling innings, Rahul Tewatia has admitted that he had the self-confidence that he could clear the boundaries with ease. He also thanked the support from Sanju Samson, who he admitted to being his constant support throughout the partnership as he took Royals home.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Samson won’t be next Dhoni, will create his own identity, states Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has quashed suggestions of Sanju Samson being the ‘next MS Dhoni’ and has stated that the youngster will create an identity for himself in world cricket. On Sunday, Samson bagged his second consecutive MOTM award in IPL 2020 after blasting a 42-ball 85 to help RR chase 224.
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newscricket3 hours ago

IPL 2020 | India must be greatest team in history if they can't find place for Samson, admits Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle has admitted that India must be the greatest cricketing team in cricket history if they don’t find Sanju Samson a place in the squad. He also admitted that the clash between Rajasthan and Punjab was like an incredible buffet that never seemed to get over, with enough action.
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newscricket3 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Big thing for us to bring that energy in the field, insists Simon Katich

RCB head coach Simon Katich has insisted that the most important thing for the team is to bring back the intensity level of their fielding after they were 10 minutes behind the over-rate in the game against KXIP. He added that the team as a group has learnt a lot from their 97-run loss against KXIP.
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newscricket3 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Let’s call the knock from Rahul Tewatia ‘freakish brilliance’, insists Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has insisted that the match-winning knock of 53 runs off 31 balls from Rahul Tewatia against KXIP should be called ‘freakish brilliance’. He added that Tewatia had no track in the domestic circuit to back such performances, which makes the knock even more special. 
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newscricket4 hours ago

Pakistan players are not getting chance to be part of IPL due to existing policies, rues Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi has rued that Pakistan players are not getting the opportunity to play in the IPL due to the existing policies, which he believes is really unfortunate. Afridi also added that players such as Babar Azam would learn to play under pressure situations with IPL experience.
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newscricket4 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Expecting Hardik Pandya to start bowling soon this season, reveals Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan has revealed that the management is expecting Hardik Pandya soon to start bowling, hinting that the all-rounder might pick the ball from the next game against RCB. However, at the same time, MI’s bowling coach also cited that the franchise doesn’t want to risk him getting injured.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Dhoni’s batting position is putting a lot of pressure on the entire team, opines Brett Lee

Brett Lee has opined that the batting position of Chennai Super Kings’ skipper MS Dhoni not being certain is putting a lot of pressure on the entire team, resulting in poor results. He added that Dhoni must fix his batting position if he wants CSK to start winning after two early losses.
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newscricket14 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Samson is hitting sixes at will at the moment, asserts Steve Smith

Steve Smith has asserted that Sanju Samson, who scored 85 runs off 42 balls, has been hitting the ball at will in the practice session, which he showcased against KXIP. He credited Rahul Tewatia, who scored 53 off 31 balls, for believing in himself to take the team home after a disastrous start.
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