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featurecricketa year 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.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 years ago

Mid-carders to Heavyweights: The colossal rise of SRH ft. Simon Helmot

In April 2013, Simon Helmot embarked on a six-year journey with Sunrisers Hyderabad as the franchise’s assistant coach, an adventure that saw him, along with his good friend Tom Moody, transform the club into a formidable force. In essence, he played a hand in altering the landscape of the IPL.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Winning the tournament in 2016 is my favourite IPL memory, reveals David Warner

David Warner, who was re-appointed as the captain of SRH earlier this year, has labelled winning the IPL in 2016 as his favourite memory in the tournament history. Warner, who captained SRH in 2016, inspired his side to an eight-run win over Kohli’s RCB to help them clinch their maiden IPL title.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Tom Banton moving across stumps to hit audacious ramp shot

That Tom Banton is a special talent doesn't need any clarification as the Englishman has taken the Big Bash League stage on fire with his audacious batting displays. Today, against Perth Scorchers, the Somerset man made a stunning move across the stumps to hit an unbelievable ramp shot.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Ben Laughlin's 'Superman-Esque' return catch to dismiss Clive Rose

It looks like the ninth edition of the BBL is in no mood to stop entertaining the fans. As if two hat-tricks weren’t enough, today, Brisbane Heat’s Ben Laughlin took a crazy superman-esque return catch to dismiss Clive Rose and the superhuman effort from the Heat bowler sent Twitter into a frenzy.
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featurecricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | Heat vs Hurricanes In a Jiffy- Ben gives the 'Cutting' edge to Heats' victory in low-scoring thriller

Brisbane Heat overcame a dramatic collapse mid-way in their run-chase to make it three wins in a row following a bad start to the 2019-20 Big Bash League. On the other hand, the Hurricanes ended in shambles following a rusty first innings with the bat and have to pick up pace starting next game.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 years ago

BBL 2019-20 | Heat vs Thunder Evaluation Chart - Callum Ferguson’s thunderous innings buries Heat in style

Callum Ferguson brought the house down at the Gabba with a superbly crafted innings that not only helped Sydney Thunder get to a win easily but also gave them a template to follow. However, by no means was it a game that the BBL organizers would have wanted their first match to be.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Rajasthan Royals - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

Very rarely a team can boast a line-up as envious as Rajasthan Royals’ but ask around, would anyone really want to be a part of the set-up for real? It is this dichotomy that has come thanks to the unique, yet failed, team philosophy, aided by some of the extravagant thinking processes.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket3 years ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians release Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis; retain Quinton de Kock

Mumbai Indians decided to part ways with veteran Yuvraj Singh, West Indian Evin Lewis, and five others for the upcoming IPL season. The defending champions have, meanwhile, retained the likes of Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McCleneghan and most of their squad ahead of the auction in Kolkata.
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newscricket3 years ago

Yuvraj Singh still has it, will bring in the crowds, believes Ben Cutting

Ben Cutting has affirmed that Yuvraj Singh is still a fan-favourite and still has that ability to pull in large crowds due to his swagger and big-hitting. The duo played together for Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2019 and will also feature in the upcoming edition of Abu Dhabi T10 League.
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