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featurecricketa month ago

How uncapped bowlers led from the front to change teams' dynamics in IPL 2021

Uncapped Indian bowlers are the real deal - they have the ability to change the fortune of a side and also help the franchises strike the right balance. This season, four uncapped bowlers - Chetan Sakariya, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh and Harshal Patel - changed their respective team's dynamics.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Aakash Chopra picks his team of IPL 2021; Shaw and Bumrah miss out

Aakash Chopra has picked his best XI from IPL 2021, where he has preferred KL Rahul over Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma as the opener of his side. He also picked Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Morris as his four foreign picks in the playing XI from the 2021 tournament.
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featurecricketa month ago

In or out - Rating every Indian probable's World T20 chances based on their IPL 2021 showing

While IPL 2021 certainly showed that India’s current openers - Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma - have a big problem with intent and strike rate, it also saw plenty of WT20 probables put their hands up for national selection. So amongst the many, who really made the fullest use of the opportunity?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

Honing the arduous powerplay skills - the Mohammed Siraj way

It was in 2017, that a raw bowler - Mohammed Siraj - playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad caught the attention of one and all in the IPL, with ten wickets in the season. But 1/53 off four overs on the Indian debut, against New Zealand, and three T20Is later, he was discarded - into the wild.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Hoping to use India A and first-class experience to my advantage in England, asserts Avesh Khan

India’s latest pace sensation Avesh Khan, who on Friday was named as a reserve for the Tests in England, has asserted that he hopes to use India A and first-class experience to his advantage to impress in England. Avesh further stated that he wants to continue his IPL rhythm in England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Delhi’s clash against Kolkata

The caravan has already moved to Ahmedabad, and playing the third game of the leg will be Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on double-header day on Thursday. Both sides endured contrasting fortunes in their last respective encounters and will be hoping to walk away with 2 points.
Blitz
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Jadeja falsely blaming Avesh Khan for his terrible mix-up with Raina

Suresh Raina is batting beautifully. He is smashing the second string Delhi Capitals' bowling unit for fun. Collecting boundaries from different nooks and corners of the ground. But then comes the anti-climax. What DC bowlers couldn't, Ravindra Jadeja does, as he gets him run-out with a mix-up.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who DC should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Delhi Capitals had a bumpy ride before reaching the final. A Cricketing equivalent of Bradley Cooper’s ‘The Hangover’ trilogy, Delhi projected themselves as clueless as Zach Galifianakis’ Alan. But ‘All's Well That Ends Well’ and they became the finalists for the first time.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

IND A vs NZ A | India 'A' fight back after Glenn Phillips fifty

India A wrestled back the momentum by picking up five crucial top-order wickets but New Zealand A stayed ahead thanks to Glenn Phillips' counter-punching knock of 65. Both teams shared the honors after Ashwin went wicketless on the opening day’s play of the second unofficial Test at Lincoln.
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reportcricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka in the ascendancy

Madhya Pradesh bowled out Himachal Pradesh for just 175 thanks to a brilliant five wicket haul from Avesh Khan while Mumbai were bowled out for 194 despite a fighting kncok of 77 from skipper Suryakumar Yadav. Elsewhere, Baroda were bowled out for 201 not before Hooda scored a brilliant 86.
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