user tracker image
featurecricket3 days ago

IPL SRL | RCB vs CSK Evaluation Chart - AB de Villiers' 65 overpowers resilient CSK

Opting to bowl first, MS Dhoni’s decision massively backfired as their rivals posted 194 for the loss of six wickets, with AB de Villiers putting a show, scoring 65 runs. Despite that, it required inspiring performances from Navdeep Saini and Moeen Ali to take the Reds home and register a win.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket17 days ago

Champions League SRL | TKT vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Ambati Rayudu’s heroics enough to take CSK home

After going down to a Caribbean side earlier in the competition, CSK finally recovered from the defeat with a 39-runs victory against the Trinbago Knight Riders. For the Indian side, it was Ambati Rayudu’s 81 off 46 deliveries alongside an inspired bowling effort from Imran Tahir in the middle.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs MS Evaluation Chart: Du Plessis, Raina propel Chennai to eight-wicket victory

Suresh Raina set up the base, Faf du Plessis ensured the target was well within the reach before Ambati Rayudu finished it off as his skipper does in his heyday. Chennai Super Kings had one hell of a game against Melbourne Stars, thrashing the Australian side by a margin of eight wickets.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

Heartbreaking that Karun Nair did not get a second run in Test team, says MSK Prasad

Former Chief Selector MSK Prasad has opened up on the non-selection of Triple-Centurion Karun Nair and has stated that its heartbreaking for the Karnataka man to have not gotten a second run in the Test side. Post his triple ton, Nair batted in just four more innings for the country.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

The Rise and Fall of ICL

International cricket in India was already a bestseller in the early 21st century but, mind you, not the domestic form of it. Here’s a look back on India’s first step to producing something as big as the Indian Premier League when Zee Telefilms conceptualised the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli the best captains in the world, attests Hanuma Vihari

India’s middle-order batsman Hanuma Vihari, in a Q&A session with fans, labelled MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli as the two best skippers in the world. Vihari, who has now become a mainstay in the Test team, also went on to label Rohit Sharma as the best opening batsman in the world in ODI cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

For Chennai Super Kings, ‘Class of '18’ ending one year too late would spell trouble

If you are an ardent CSK fan, you will remember the team in two phases - one that dominated in two consecutive seasons and one that is threatening to put that legacy to shame. But one thing makes the current team different from the classic sides - age, which, unfortunately, is not on their side.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to start training for IPL 2020 from March 2

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni, alongside several other players, is reportedly expected to start training for the forthcoming season of the Indian Premier League from March 2nd. IPL 2020 is expected to be Dhoni’s return to cricket, with his last appearance on the field being in July 2019.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to arrive in Chennai on March 1 ahead of 2020 IPL

After a long absence from cricket, MS Dhoni is all but set to arrive in Chennai on March 1 ahead of the 2020 edition of the IPL, with CSK taking on MI on March 29. The reports added that Dhoni will be practising in Chennai for two weeks before going back home for a few days ahead of IPL 2020.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Felt bad for Ambati Rayudu after 2019 World Cup snub, reveals MSK Prasad

MSK Prasad, who’s on his last series as a selector for the Indian team looked back on the axing of Ambati Rayudu just before the World Cup, admitting that he felt bad after the decision was made. Vijay Shankar replaced the Hyderabad batsman at the No.4 position right before the 2019 World Cup.
SportsCafe Desk