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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - BONS Preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

The Delhi Capitals will play Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday, September 22. The two teams had contrasting fortunes in the first half of IPL 2021, with Capitals winning six of their eight games, while the Sunrisers could secure just one win from seven.
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newscricket13 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Gautam Gambhir picks India XI for clash against Pakistan, excludes Ravichandran Ashwin

Gautam Gambhir, during a conversation with Star Sports Network, named his India XI for their T20 World Cup 2021 opener against Pakistan, to be played on October 24 in Dubai. Remarkably, Gambhir opted for the mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy over the experienced Ravichandran Ashwin in his line-up.
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newscricket15 days ago

Shakib Al Hasan overlooks Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers in his all-time IPL XI, names MS Dhoni as captain

Shakib Al Hasan has named MS Dhoni as the captain of his all-time IPL XI, which didn’t have room for either Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. Notably, the star Bangladesh all-rounder went with just three overseas players - David Warner, Ben Stokes and Lasith Malinga - in a star-studded line-up.
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newscricket20 days ago

Ashwin, Suryakumar Yadav named in India squad for T20 World Cup 2021; Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur in stand-by list

The BCCI on Wednesday announced India's squad for upcoming T20 World Cup which will be played in UAE and Oman from October 17. Ravichandran Ashwin has been recalled to the white-ball format after 4 years, while middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer and pacer Shardul Thakur have been kept on standby.
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newscricket2 months ago

Washington Sundar is the off-spinner that India will need in World T20, opines Saba Karim

Saba Karim has picked his 15-member India squad, which he believes is the one that should play in the ICC T20 World Cup in October where players like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar and Shreyas Iyer were selected. Shikhar Dhawan and Yuzvendra Chahal's names could not meet the list.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Rating every Indian player who featured in the T20I series against Sri Lanka 

So, finally, it has ended. It was a bizarre series between India and Sri Lanka. There were COVID outbreaks in both the camps and the series was no less than a masala movie, with all the ups and downs. It eventually ended with India losing the T20I series after they started with a win.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Some players were under-prepared but don’t think the talent was missing, states Rahul Dravid

After India’s disastrous 1-2 loss against Sri Lanka, India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has stated that some of the youngsters were under-prepared but insisted that the talent wasn’t missing. Dravid also was vocal that he wasn’t disappointed with the efforts and stated that they will keep improving.
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featurecricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | 3rd T20I: SC’s Sedentary Review - SL taste victory again as IND forget the art of batting

In a tour of ‘firsts’, Sri Lanka rediscovered the feeling of victory today in Colombo as they thumped India by seven wickets to register their first T20I series win at home in three years. They did so by tormenting India by spin, with the visitors not having a clue against the Lankan spinners.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

India have backup options for all-rounders but they only look at Hardik Pandya, feels Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has expressed that players like Bhuvneshwar haven't been given enough opportunities by the Indian management to transform into complete all-rounders. Gavaskar feels that Hardik Pandya is the only player being given more attention as the prime all-rounder, over the last few years.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Were 10-15 runs short but the way Suryakumar batted was amazing to watch, asserts Shikhar Dhawan 

After winning the T20I series opener, the Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated that the team fell 10-15 short of the target they had in mind and expressed that Suryakumar Yadav batted brilliantly. He also added that the way Surya batted took the pressure away from him as he played calculated shots.
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