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newscricketa month 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.
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newscricketa month 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.
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newscricket2 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.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | What were the teams thinking ft. Mumbai’s pace obsession and Hyderabad's hibernation

With two full days having passed post the frenetic IPL auction, it’s time to reflect on how well the teams actually fared. While some bid like there was no tomorrow, the others were mere bystanders, almost reluctantly putting in a bid or two. But could any team really call themselves ‘complete’?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

Can CSK’s Daddy Army final year be their ‘golden year’

Chennai Super Kings always knew the 30+ players wasn’t enough for the future and with 2020 auction looming, they would go back to their 2008 roots of picking a mixed bag of experienced and young players to build a legacy.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 months ago

There is interference form administration in selection process in the HCA, states Vijay Mohan Raj

Former Ranji player Vijay Mohan Raj has revealed that the selection process in the HCA isn’t accountable which has led to a drastic fall in Hyderabad's performance in the Ranji trophy. Raj has pointed out that such unjust practices demotivate young players from taking up cricket as their career.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ambati Rayudu urges Mohammad Azharuddin to clean-up Hyderabad Cricket

Ambati Rayudu has responded to HCA President Mohammad Azharuddin's comment of calling him a frustrated cricketer and requested him to clean-up Hyderabad cricket. Rayudu had complained about corruption in Hyderabad cricket in a tweet which led to Azharuddin calling Rayudu a frustrated cricketer.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ambati Rayudu, unhappy with politics in Hyderabad cricket, to skip Ranji Trophy

Ambati Rayudu has decided to opt out of Hyderabad's Ranji Trophy season as he is unhappy with the politics going on in Hyderabad cricket. Rayudu had captained Hyderabad in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and is the skipper in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy but he is feeling very uncomfortable due to politics.
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featurecricket5 months ago

India in dire need to eschew 2019 WC model for avoiding identical WT20 debacle

Here we go again. A major ICC tournament beckons and team India, despite plenty of holes in the team, will enter the tournament firmly as favorites. But the question is, can they, this time around, actually fix them on time to finally get a taste of glory after seven long years?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 months ago

I can be the No.4 for India, claims Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has claimed that he can be the solution that India are searching for at No.4 in the batting order. Raina also gave his opinion on his Chennai Super Kings teammate and skipper MS Dhoni’s retirement chatter by saying that only he can decide when he leaves the game of cricket for good.
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