user tracker image
newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill can shock the world, says David Hussey

Ahead of the second leg of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders chief mentor David Hussey has stated that Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill can shock the world with their batting. He further added that the duo have a taste of international cricket now, and that will help them succeed in the UAE leg.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2021 | KKR camp was paralysed by fear after covid outbreak in IPL first half, admits Brendon McCullum

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum has admitted that the team was paralysed by fear when spinner Varun Chakravarthy and seamer Sandeep Warrier had tested covid positive during the first half of IPL 2021 in April-May, following which, the tournament was eventually postponed.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2021 | Haven’t done the job a captain needs to do, admits Eoin Morgan on his KKR stint

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan acknowledged that he hasn’t done justice to his job as captain, ever since having taken over from Dinesh Karthik midway through IPL 2020. KKR finished fifth last season, and are placed seventh on the IPL 2021 points table with two wins from seven games.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | Want to stick to the KKR brand of aggressive cricket in second half, states Dinesh Karthik

Former Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik has stated that the side will look to persist with their aggressive brand of cricket, and is confident of the side's qualification for the play-offs. KKR are currently placed seventh on the points table, with two wins from seven games.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Nice guys New Zealand certainly finished l̶a̶s̶t̶ first

New Zealand not only came into this final as the nice guys but also as the favourites, so would they finally put an end to the ‘nice guys finish last’ quote. But will they turn another page in the same notebook?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Shubman Gill’s early journey is similar to that of Kane Williamson, compares Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum feels that Shubman Gill’s story is somewhere similar to the one of current Black Caps’ skipper Kane Williamson, where the latter, similarly, was termed as the 'next big thing'. McCullum also opined that the WTC final will go in New Zealand's favour.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | New Zealand will never use lack of resources as an excuse, quips Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has asserted that the Black Caps will never use lack of resources as an excuse for their performance and have belief in their abilities. He also added that given the fact that the final will be played at a neutral venue, it will be fair on both teams.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Reports | McCullum and Morgan could be in troubled waters with KKR over tweet-row

After tweets of the trio - Jos Buttler, Brendon McCullum and Eoin Morgan - mocking the Indian fans and the accents went viral, the KKR duo can find themselves in troubled waters. KKR’s CEO Venky Mysore clearly stated that the franchise has ‘zero tolerance' for any sort of discrimination.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

Jos Buttler, McCullum and Eoin Morgan in hot water as old tweets allegedly mocking Indian accent resurface

Jos Buttler, McCullum and Eoin Morgan have come under fire as old tweets posted by the trio, allegedly mocking Indian English, have resurfaced to cause a huge stir. The revelations come on the back of Sussex’s Ollie Robinson issuing a public apology after being found guilty of posting racist tweets.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

WTC Final | Both Kane and Virat know how to get the best out of team, reckons Brendon McCullum 

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was elusive in his praise for both Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson and reckons that they know the art of getting the best out of their respective teams. He also added that they are great ambassadors of the game and are must-watch talents in cricket.
SportsCafe Desk