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newscricket5 days ago

AB de Villiers names his all-star IPL XI; picks MS Dhoni as skipper

RCB stalwart AB de Villiers joined in the party and named his IPL XI, where he picked MS Dhoni as the skipper, alongside a host of Indian stars - Rohit, Kohli, Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah. In the foreign recruits, he named Ben Stokes, Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada and himself as the four players.
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newscricket8 days ago

Things changed after Jasprit Bumrah no-ball in CT 2017, feels Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has admitted that it was Bumrah’s no-ball, which denied the crucial wicket of Fakhar Zaman, that made the difference in the 2017 Champions Trophy final. Pakistan, led by Sarfaraz Ahmed, posted a total of 338/4 and bowled India out for just 158 to win the Trophy.
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newscricket8 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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featurecricket9 days ago

IPL SRL | SRH vs KKR Evaluation Chart: Sandeep Sharma heroics in vain as KKR scamper home in last over thriller

Sandeep Sharma bowled the ultimate spell by a pacer in the history of Simulated Reality League but that rendered helpless as Kuldeep Yadav kept his calm to finish off the proceedings for KKR. The two-wicket win, however, was orchestrated by Nitish Rana who played a solid 48-ball 81-run innings.
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newscricket10 days ago

Always observed Gayle was uncomfortable against swing bowling, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who incredibly returned figures of 0/23 in the game Chris Gayle hit 175*, revealed that he’d always noted the southpaw’s difficulty against swing and said that he used outswingers to contain the big man. Bhuvi further also spoke about his memorable tour of England in 2014.
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newscricket10 days ago

Tag of being a ‘swing bowler’ did not bother me, reveals Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who carried the tag of being a specialist swing bowler without pace, when he burst onto the scene, has revealed that he wished he had more pace, but admitted that he never went chasing speed. Bhuvi revealed that changing his training regime then helped him increase his pace.
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newscricketa month ago

Won’t be an easy comeback but want to play Test cricket, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has admitted that even though a comeback could be difficult for him, given that India are fully settled with their pace attack, he does want to play Test cricket again. The Indian pacer last appeared in a Test in the year 2018, against South Africa, in Johannesburg.
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newscricket2 months ago

Fully recovered from injury and ready to go, claims Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has revealed that he has fully recovered from his injury and his ready and raring to don the Indian jersey again. He has also denied any comparisons between the two SRH skippers - Kane Williamson and David Warner, admitting that both of them have their own style of leadership.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s death bowling probably best in IPL, reckons David Warner

David Warner believes that his side Sunrisers Hyderabad’s death bowling is probably the best in the tournament while also having great depth in the bowling department. He has revealed that the running between the wickets is one of the factors to his successful opening partnership with Bairstow.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs SRH Evaluation Chart - Jonny Bairstow’s exemplary show leaves Punjab in tatters

The Sunrisers Hyderabad side are blessed with a great top order and it was at the team’s disposal once again, this time Jonny Bairstow, who remained unbeaten for 79 off 57, taking the lead. In the end, the away team handed a heavy defeat, a margin of eight wickets, to the Kings XI Punjab team.
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