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newscricketa month ago

India sabotaged 2019 World Cup chances with uncertainties, claims Tom Moody

Tom Moody is of the opinion that Team India, who were favourites to lift the 2019 World Cup, sabotaged their chances with uncertainties in the playing groups. The former Sunrisers Hyderabad coach has further pointed out that India’s long stretch of talent could be a burden sometimes.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs RR Evaluation Chart - Incredible death bowling helps CSK pull of a Royal heist

CSK, after winning the toss, thanks to Shane Watson (34 off 39) and Ambati Rayudu (58 off 47) could only put on 149 runs on board, losing six wickets. After Rajasthan found themselves in a winning position at 82/1, they decided to squander the game in dramatic fashion, falling short by four runs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | KKR vs CSK Evaluation Chart - MS Dhoni finishes it off in style for CSK

Opting to bat first, KKR were troubled initially by the CSK bowlers before a partnership between Eoin Morgan and Nitish Rana rekindled their hopes of putting a big score, eventually scoring 169. However, in the evening, that was not enough as Dhoni - Jadhav gave the finishing touch to the encounter.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

India’s lack of planning cost them 2019 Cricket World Cup, states Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has stated that lack of planning cost Virat Kohli’s Indian team the 2019 Cricket World Cup, with a semi-final exit against New Zealand. Talking about planning, Pathan pointed out how the team struggled to field a proper eleven, including having problems with the No.4 position.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs DC Evaluation Chart - Delhi spinners bowl CSK out of game to clinch victory

The Delhi Capitals side are blessed with an able top order and it was at the team’s disposal once again, today, with their top four taking charge. In the end, the hosts were handed a convincing defeat, a margin of 57 runs, by the Delhi Capitals side despite the Chennai middle-order’s late effort.
Sritama Panda
featurecricket2 months 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
featurecricket3 months 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
featurecricket3 months 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
newscricket3 months 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.
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featurecricket4 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