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cricket4 days ago

Three Bangalore bets that can help you win royally in their clash with Chennai

Coming off a win in their previous match, Bangalore will take on Chennai in order to continue their good form after already defeating the yellow side in the first meetup this season. While Bangalore will hope their bowlers continue their good run, Chennai will settle for a consolation win.
featurecricket6 days ago

Why RCB might 'flatter to deceive' in playoffs

Seven wins after 10 games and it has been an enchanting journey for Virat Kohli's men. So much so they must be dreaming for eternity. But then when you start peeling off the layers, there are lot of grey areas that come up, which have the potential of jeopardizing RCB's dream run of the decade 
Harshit Anand
featurecricket9 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. graveyard CSK, Warner’s decline and Maxwell the bowler

IPL weekends are bizarre: some will make you want double-headers to not exist and others, like yesterday, will leave you wishing to get stuck in a never-ending loop of Super Overs. One article won’t suffice to summarize the weekend action, but we’ve tried our best to cram in the biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket13 days ago

A decade on, RCB finally have their right balance, having given the gloves to AB de Villiers

When Star Sports aired the advertisement for IPL 2020, with the tag ‘Tera (13) kya hoga Kohliya,’ it was definitely cringe-worthy but it gave an essence of what Royal Challengers Bangalore as a side were. A bunch of superstars, with the bat failing to win their games because of their bowling.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2020 | AB de Villiers played a masterclass, it's embarrassing for guys like us, states Aaron Finch

AB de Villiers' special helped RCB wrap up a rather easy win over KKR and Aaron Finch reckons that it was an absolute masterclass and is embarrassing for other batsmen. He also lauded the team environment at RCB citing how welcoming everyone has been, be it the owners, coaches or Kohli.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket16 days ago

Twitter reacts to Aaron Finch yelling ‘expletive’ after Andre Russell foxes him

After winning the toss, RCB’s skipper Virat Kohli was hopeful of his Australian opener Finch coming to form on a small ground in Sharjah. While the right-hander did hit a few boundaries, he struggled later on, including yelling an expletive when Andre Russell foxed him with a slower bouncer.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket18 days ago

Twitter reacts to Chahar's ambition of emulating Ashwin with ‘mankading’ falling flat in front of 'cautious' Finch

Following a scary episode of a near ‘run-out’ against Delhi Capitals, Aaron Finch was extra-cautious to not move away from his popping crease during Deepak Chahar’s ambitious attempt. However, Chahar had the last laugh when he removed the opener with the perfect in-swinger to catch him off-guard.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2020 | This was first and final warning of 2020, reveals Ravichandran Ashwin

After letting go Aaron Finch with a warning for not running him out from the non-striker's end, Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed that he will give no more warning this time. This warning has possibly come at the behest of Ricky Ponting’s insistence of not following the same practice in Delhi.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2020 | Wanted to bowl at stumps and vary the pace, reveals Axar Patel

Axar Patel, who was awarded the Man of the Match award for figures of 2/18, revealed that it was his plan to bowl at the stumps and vary his pace every now and then to confuse the batsmen. He added that he was in a mood to defend but started attacking after seeing the turn in the wicket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2020 | To be the best you have to adjust to the conditions, reckons Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada has reckoned that in order to be the best in the world, a player needs to have the ability to adjust to the conditions. Rabada, who broke the back of RCB through a brilliant display with the ball, ending with 4 wickets for 24 runs, praised the DC spinners for their excellent display.
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