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newscricket4 days ago

IPL Retention 2021 | RCB retain their core; Finch, Morris released from squad

Royal Challengers Bangalore have retained 12 players from the IPL 2020, with the likes of Umesh Yadav, Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Aaron Finch, and Chris Morris released from the squad. However, the franchise have shown their trust on the likes of Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who RCB should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Royal Challengers Bangalore might have finished fourth, but ask that lion on the top of their logo, it would paint a rather different picture of their season. Yet again for RCB, this time in 2020, it was a party of AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli - only joined by Devdutt Padikkal and Chris Morris.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Wasn’t expecting a recall for the India series despite rumours, expresses Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh, who was expected to get a call-up for the series against India, has expressed that he was never expecting a recall for the four-match series despite all the rumours. He also reinstated that his prime focus at the moment is playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the BBL 2020.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC T20I Rankings | KL Rahul displaces Aaron Finch at No.3 spot; Kohli reaches eight place

After a disastrous T20I series for Aaron Finch and a relatively good series for both KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, the two Indian batsmen have moved up the ladder in the latest ICC T20I Rankings. While Rahul has displaced Finch at No.3, Kohli has reached the eight place on the rankings.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | First time we've had two leg-spinners, credit to both of them, asserts Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch has credited his wrist-spinners Adam Zampa and Mitchell Swepson for their brilliant performance in the third T20I which they won by 12 runs. It was a clinical display by Aussie spinners as they choked India in the middle-overs and shared four wickets amongst them.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as KL Rahul over the moon after Sundar makes up for his sloppy miss-stumping

For all those who say KL Rahul can do anything on the cricket field? Where are you right now? KL Rahul today had an eternity to stump out Steven Smith off Sundar's bowling but he let go off of an easy chance though the bowler sent back Smith in the same over to give Rahul the much-needed relief.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Finch plays down Jadeja concussion controversy; says it’s silly to challenge expert opinion

Aaron Finch has weighed in on the match-referee’s ‘controversial’ decision to let India replace Jadeja with Chahal and has claimed that there is no choice for everyone but to abide by expert opinion. India used Chahal as a concussion sub for Jadeja, despite the latter picking up a hamstring injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Concussion replacements are a strange thing, today it worked for us, admits Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli after the first T20I win admitted that concussion replacements are a strange thing, however, it worked for his team in the T20I series opener. He also added that Yuzvendra Chahal, who replaced Ravindra Jadeja as concussion replacement, was not in team's plans today.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Steve Smith’s A+ to MItchell Starc’s F: Grading every Australian player who played the ODIs

Dominance is a word that has evaded the Australian side in limited-overs cricket of late, but through their display in the ODIs versus India, the Kangaroos reaffirmed why they will always be a champion side. Aussie Report Cards in recent times have not looked great, but not in this series, though.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

India’s archaic approach to ODI cricket needs a big upgrade

India have been performing underwhelmingly this year so far, but it is not a temporary thing and is a deep-rooted problem with their minds still in the archaic era of cricket. If India wants to get back to their dominant self, they will have to update themselves to the current scenario of cricket.
Deepak Yadav