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newscricket3 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Credit goes to Kartik Tyagi for the way he bowled, asserts Anil Kumble

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has praised Rajasthan Royals pacer for the way he bowled in the last over to defend four runs as Royals won the match by two runs. Kumble added that the strategy was to finish the game off in 19 overs and not to take the game in the last over which they lost.
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newscricket4 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Seniors told me that the game can change anytime, reveals Kartik Tyagi

Rajasthan Royals pacer Kartik Tyagi has said that he has spoken to senior players who told him that the game can change at any time. His comments came after his heroics against Punjab Kings when he defended only four runs in the last over of the match to hand Rajasthan the win on Tuesday.
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newscricket14 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Twitter reacts as Kartik Tyagi powers Rajasthan Royals to a thrilling last-over win

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal added 120 in 11.5 overs to set up PBKS' chase of 186, before Aiden Markram and Nicholas Pooran brought it down to 10 off 15. However, Kartik Tyagi bowled a spectacular final over, conceding just a single while bagging two wickets, to secure a thrilling 2-run win for RR.
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newscricket9 days ago

SL vs SA | South Africa's current team is at par with ones from the past, believes Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi believes that the current South Africa team is not as bad as people suggest, and that they will get better with time. Shamsi starred with the ball in his team's nine-wicket win in the second T20I against Sri Lanka on Sunday, September 12, returning with 3/20 from his four overs.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2021 | Bairstow, Malan and Woakes withdraw from IPL second leg, PBKS rope in Aiden Markram

England’s Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan and Chris Woakes have pulled out of the upcoming second leg of the IPL 2021 in the UAE. The trio was a part of England’s recent home Test series against India, the last game of which was called off on Friday, September 10, following covid-19 concerns.
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newscricket11 days ago

SL vs SA | Batting at No. 3 was a new challenge that I am enjoying, reckons Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram has stated that he had enjoyed batting at the No. 3, despite the challenges that arise with that position. The 26-year-old, who hit match-winning 48 runs vs Sri Lanka in Colombo on Friday, added that not having a fixed game plan was the biggest challenge about batting at No. 3.
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newscricket14 days ago

SL vs SA | Top-order collapse cost us the game, admits Mark Boucher

South Africa coach Mark Boucher rued his side’s collective batting failure in the decider of the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, in which they went down by 78 runs, on Tuesday, September 7. The two teams will now face off in a three-match T20I series beginning Friday, in Colombo.
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newscricket2 months ago

Have few bowling variations in my bank to surprise batsmen in the future, admits Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi has revealed that he has surprise variations in his bowling options which he will reserve to use later against batsmen after his spell 4/27 helped South Africa to win against Ireland. Shamsi also said he was happy to get wickets on a pitch that he thought would assist the pacers.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Despite the away win in the Caribbean, South Africa have some glaring issues to fix

Phew, after a long drama, after five to-and-fro T20Is, South Africa finally clinched the series in a dramatic fashion to end their terrible away form. However, while the Proteas might be celebrating, there are some glaring issues that need to be addressed before the World T20 kicks off in October.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Incredible from the boys to bounce back under immense pressure, admits Temba Bavuma

South Africa’s limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma has admitted that it was an incredible effort from the entire team to bounce back to win the series under immense pressure. Meanwhile, the player of the match, Aiden Markram credited Quinton de Kock for helping him make a difference with the bat.
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