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IPL 2022 | Kieron Pollard needs to reinvent his game, suggests Ian Bishop

Ian Bishop has suggested that Kieron Pollard should reinvent his game to end the lean patch he is going through in IPL 2022. Pollard has been struggling and managed to score just 144 runs in 11 matches at an average of 14.40 and a poor strike rate of 107.46 in the ongoing season so far.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2022 | There Wasn’t much intent from Virat Kohli against Chennai Super Kings, says Ian Bishop

Former West Indies Ian Bishop has said that there was a lack of intent from Virat Kohli in his knock of 30 runs from 33 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bishop also added that Kohli’s strike rate along with his form has been an issue for him while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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newscricket8 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | There are lots of contenders, says Ian Bishop on T20 WC predictions

Ian Bishop believes that there are no firm favourites to win the T20 World Cup 2021, citing strengths of various teams participating in the competition. As he spoke highly of England, India, New Zealand and Pakistan, Bishop hoped for defending champions West Indies to go well with their experience.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | No brainer that Jos Buttler should open for Rajasthan Royals, admits Ian Bishop

After an injury to Ben Stokes, Ian Bishop has admitted that it is a no brainer that Jos Buttler should now open the innings for Rajasthan Royals. Meanwhile, Irfan Pathan argued that Delhi Capitals must use Ravichandran Ashwin in the powerplay if Jos Buttler does open the batting for the Royals.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | RCB need to take a call ‘now’ whether to stick with Aaron Finch, states Ian Bishop

Renowned commentator Ian Bishop believes that time is running out for RCB with regards to what to do with Aaron Finch, given the struggle the Australian opener has endured thus far this season. Bishop further believes that RCB should promote Kohli to open to allow him time to settle.
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newscricket2 years ago

‘Retiring out’ batsmen should be normalized and destigmatized, suggests Aakash Chopra

Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has batted for the idea of normalizing retiring batsmen out in T20 cricket and believes it’s an option that teams should be able to leverage in the case of an on-field batsman struggling. Former SRH coach Tom Moody, meanwhile, suggested a ‘toss’ for Super Overs.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Punjab right in persisting with Mayank and Rahul as openers, opines Ian Bishop

Renowned commentator Ian Bishop feels that Punjab were right to open with Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul, at the expense of batting Chris Gayle at No.3, and believes that the eventual result gives no room for complaints. Bishop feels that Mayank’s dream run justified him opening with Rahul.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Nortje’s skills and control along with his pace makes him threatening, opines Ian Bishop

After Nortje’s impressive display, where he picked up 2/33, Ian Bishop has opined that his skills and control alongside his startling pace makes him a threatening bowler. On the other hand, he also stated that Shikhar Dhawan should be playing with a lot more freedom and not think too much.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Bairstow and Warner’s wickets set the tone for CSK win, opines Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta has opined that the top-heavy team Sunrisers Hyderabad lost their way after losing their openers David Warner and Jonny Bairstow, which set the tone of the match against CSK. Ian Bishop reckoned that Bairstow couldn’t pick the pace of the wicket and SRH need to work on themselves.
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newscricket2 years ago

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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