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newscricket21 hours ago

Three Indians in Tom Moody’s World T20 XI; Rohit Sharma named as captain

Tom Moody, who coached SRH to its maiden IPL title in 2016, picked his best international T20 XI from across the world and picked three Indians, and also named Rohit Sharma as the captain. Nicholas Pooran is a surprise pick in Moody’s XI, while Jofra Archer also finds a place in the side.
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newscricket14 days ago

Luck matters when you are bowling to Andre Russell, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has revealed that alongside the dimensions of the ground, bowler's luck plays a big role when it comes to bowling to someone like Andre Russell. The pacer has also recalled Russell’s carnage against his side, where the all-rounder scored 52-odd runs in three overs.
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featurecricket16 days ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Shardul Thakur’s four-fer seals victory for Chennai

The game between Kolkata and Chennai had its elements that made the contest a good watch with both the teams having a good day with the ball, especially Thakur who bagged four wickets for CSK. But in the end, it was the death overs that made the difference and helped CSK win by three wickets.
Sritama Panda
newscricket17 days ago

Shakib Al Hasan picks Gautam Gambhir as captain in favourite IPL XI

Shakib Al Hasan, in conversation with Harsha Bhogle earlier this week, picked an IPL XI of the players he has played with and decided to name former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir as the captain of his side. Shakib’s side also had interesting choices in the form of Umesh Yadav and Lakshmipathy Balaji.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Prasidh Krishna’s four-fer seals the deal for Knight Riders

Both sides, with equal firepower at the top of the order, took each other head-on in the contest, with the Men in Gold putting on a total of 184 after the first innings. Despite the valiant partnership from Maxwell and Gowtham, the Punjab side were shut down incredibly by 11 runs in the end.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Cannot afford to bowl full to Andre Russell, claims Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan, in a conversation with Yuzvendra Chahal, explained his thought process of keeping the ball short with variations, while bowling to someone like Andre Russell. Rashid also praised ‘explosive’ Rishabh Pant’s ability to play different shots, something that makes him a difficult opponent.
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newscricketa month ago

Hardik Pandya picks brother Krunal in ‘Gully’ cricket team; leaves out Rohit and Rahul

Hardik Pandya, in a conversation with Harsha Bhogle, picked his six-man Gully cricket team, and interestingly opted for Chris Gayle as the opener over teammates Rahul and Rohit Sharma. Pandya’s team also featured his brother Krunal as the spinner and veteran MS Dhoni as the finisher.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KKR vs SRH Evaluation Chart - Rashid's 4-fer in vain as KKR demolish SRH

A wondrous spell from leg-spinner Rashid Khan turned out to be insufficient as SRH slipped to an embarrassing 42-run defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders. In pursuit of 194, no SRH batsman scored a fifty as the Warner-led side were bowled out for 151, falling well short of the target by 42 runs.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs JT Evaluation Chart - Deepak Chahar’s unlikely heroics stalled by Jamaican bowlers

Despite the late heroics from Deepak Chahar, the home side at the Den fell short by a small margin of three runs against the Caribbean side after the visitors put on a good display with the bat. Liton Das’ 45 runs were more than enough for the visitors alongside Springer’s bowling performance.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Gayle, Russell, and Pandya toughest to bowl to, insists Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan has stated that Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, and Hardik Pandya are three toughest batsmen to bowl to in T20 cricket. The Afghan leg-spinner has further added that meeting Sachin Tendulkar, which he did in a hotel after an IPL game, for the first time was the biggest moment of his career.
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