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newscricket2 months ago

Shreyas Iyer named in Mumbai fitness camp alongside a bunch of stars 

Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has been named in the list of 45 players picked by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for an upcoming fitness camp. It also includes a bunch of stars such as Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suryakumar Yadav, Shardul Thakur, and Prithvi Shaw.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai Indians snapped the only Tendulkar money could buy, quips Aakash Chopra 

Cricket expert Aakash Chopra has reacted to Mumbai Indians' latest recruit Arjun Tendulkar and stated that the Rohit Sharma-led side bought the only Tendulkar that money could buy. The junior Tendulkar was the last name called out in the auction and MI purchased him for his base price of 20 lakh.
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newscricket7 months ago

The pressure of being Sachin Tendulkar’s son will always be on Arjun, feels Zaheer Khan

Mumbai Indians’ director Zaheer Khan admitted that Arjun Tendulkar will have to live with the fact that he is Sachin’s son, but asserted that the 21-year-old is an exciting talent who is evolving by the day. On Thursday, Mumbai Indians snapped up Arjun in the auction for his base price of 20 lakh.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
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newscricket7 months ago

Legends and pundits react to IPL 2021 auction throwing wild surprises

Well, the IPL Auction certainly got a new kick-in, with some players going for crazy cash, including the usual suspects in the form of Maxwell and Morris. But when it came to the new players, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson came out as the Richie Rich-es in the auction.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 Player auction list announced; S Sreesanth fails to make the cut

The final list of all players set to go under the hammer in the auction for IPL 2021 was released on Thursday, and while a total of 292 cricketers were shortlisted, Kerala’s S Sreesanth failed to make the cut. Arjun Tendulkar, the son of Sachin, also made the cut, as did 42-year-old Nayan Doshi.
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newscricket7 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai as Siddhesh Lad dropped from squad

After a poor performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where Mumbai ended at the bottom position in their group, selectors have dropped Siddhesh Lad from the squad while Shreyas Iyer assumed captaincy on return. The selectors have also decided to drop Arjun Tendulkar after a poor SMAT performance.
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newscricket8 months ago

Reports | Maxwell, Smith, Harbhajan and Jadhav among 11 players with INR 2 crore base price

A total of 11 players are believed to have set their base price at 2 crore for the forthcoming IPL auction, with Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav said to be 4 of the aforementioned 11. Mitchell Starc and Joe Root, however, have not enrolled their names in the auction.
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newscricket9 months ago

SMAT 2021 | Arjun Tendulkar makes it to Mumbai's senior squad for the first time

All-rounder Arjun Tendulkar has been added to Mumbai's squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy after BCCI allowed the inclusion of two extra players. The junior Tendulkar had recently made it to the headlines after he was smashed for 21 runs by Suryakumar Yadav in a practice game, a few days back.
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newscricketa year ago

Arjun Tendulkar hasn’t been served anything on a platter, claims Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has stated that there is no nepotism in Indian cricket, citing Arjun Tendulkar’s case, Chopra said that the young pacer hasn’t been served anything on a platter. The former Indian opener further added that had there been nepotism, Rohan Gavaskar would’ve played a lot more.
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