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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 Retention | KXIP release Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell; Chris Jordan retained

KXIP have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have parted ways with their record signing from the 2020 edition, Glenn Maxwell, who failed to set the stage alight. The franchise retained the services of Chris Gayle, but let go fellow West Indian Sheldon Cottrell.
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featurecricket12 days ago

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

After the fraternity unanimously agreed that Kings XI, last year, had emerged as the undisputed winner in the auction, it took the Lions all of 7 matches to go back to their we’re-just-here-to-fill-the-numbers self. For the 13th season running, they won hearts, and not cricket matches.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket16 days ago

PSL 2021 draft | Quetta Gladiators bag Chris Gayle; no takers for Dawid Malan

Chris Gayle is all set to join hands with Tom Banton for Quetta Gladiators in the next season of the PSL, which will commence from February. Qalandars bagged Afghani leggie Rashid Khan, while Englishman Dawid Malan went undrafted due to him set to be unavailable owing to international duty.
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newscricket23 days ago

Still in my prime, have a lot of cricket in me and looking forward to T20 World Cup, admits Chris Gayle

At the age of 41, after having been part of the IPL, Chris Gayle has admitted that he is still in his prime and has a lot of cricket left in him, including the T20 World Cup later this year. He also credited Ajinkya Rahane for helping Indian team turnaround their result from Adelaide in Melbourne.
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featurecricket23 days ago

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021: what to expect from from the world of cricket this year

So now that we have got 2020 out of our system and swooped right into the new year, what’s really going to happen in the world of cricket? A lot of things. For starters, we are going to witness 12 months of non-stop Indian cricket action, but apart from that, what other things to expect?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | International players didn’t perform to the expected level, admits Ness Wadia

In the aftermath of finishing outside the top four, Ness Wadia has admitted that the international players for KXIP didn’t quite perform to the expected level. He also credited KL Rahul’s captaincy, admitting that he performed exceptionally well while hinting that Gayle will play for them in 2021.
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newscricket2 months ago

Munaf Patel joins Kandy Tuskers as Chris Gayle situation remains uncertain

The Lanka Premier League goes into further confusion, with uncertainties prevailing among franchises as players continue to pull out. Chris Gayle’s availability is not confirmed yet, while Munaf Patel and Sohail Tanvir have been picked by Kandy Tuskers to make up for Wahab Riaz and Liam Plunkett.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | KXIP: A promising campaign with an unfulfilling, anti-climactic end

They came, they saw, they were hurt, badly, they bounced back and they threatened to conquer but never did. A neutral’s delight, Kings XI Punjab added life and spice to IPL 2020 to transform the tournament from good to great, but, unfortunately, were not able to make it memorable for themselves.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

As doomsday beckons, KL Rahul has one last chance to right the wrongs with the bat

Kings XI Punjab batting first. KL Rahul facing over 40 balls. Kings XI Punjab ending up with a barely-par score on a glorious batting wicket despite one batsman striking at an absurd rate. Opposition chasing down the target convincingly.
Anirudh Suresh
cricket3 months ago

Become a King by pocketing a huge sum by placing these three bets from the Punjab-Chennai clash

In what is going to be a do-or-die game for KXIP and a matter of pride and rebuilding for MS Dhoni and co, Match 53 of the 2020 IPL is set to be a blockbuster on Sunday. The match will be played in Abu Dhabi, which has suddenly turned into a batting paradise and promises to be a run-fest.