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featurecricket3 days ago

Takeaways from the ENG-PAK T20Is ft. Malan’s misery and the contrasting spin tales

Expectations were at an all-time-low heading into the T20Is, but England and Pakistan ended up producing a contender for the ‘Best bilateral T20I series of the year’, with all 3 matches proving to be prime-time blockbusters. But entertainment aside, there were plenty of learnings for both sides.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Wicket was obviously a little challenging but nothing that we were not expecting, states Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan, who emerged as the shining light from Punjab’s display, stated that the Ahmedabad wicket was a little challenging but nothing that they were not expecting from it. He also insisted that it is the beauty of playing in India, with varied conditions from slow wickets to bouncy surfaces.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to enraged Prasidh Krishna mouthing off Jordan after taking revenge on the Englishman

There is nothing worse as a fast bowler than being tonked by a fellow pacer, and Prasidh Krishna experienced the same today after being smacked for multiple sixes by Chris Jordan. The KKR man eventually got his revenge, and decided to mouth-off Jordan after clean-bowling the batsman.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Takeaways from England’s missed opportunity ft. no-identity Curran, 1D bowling and Enigma Malan

England missed a golden opportunity to seal a historic series win in India, but, more than the defeat, the Three Lions, heading into the WT20, will be concerned by how imbalanced their side is. The India series posed a plethora of questions, all of which will need immediate addressing.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 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
featurecricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab - Statistical Preview

In what could be a clash that could very well decide which side qualifies for the playoffs, 4th placed Kolkata Knight Riders will take on 5th placed Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah on Monday. With just 3 games left for each side to play, the winner tomorrow will be in prime position to clinch 4th spot.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | To win four in a row is really pleasing, opines Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan, who picked up 3 wickets for just 17 runs, has opined that he was pleased to register fourth win in a row and credited the support staff for trying to get the combination. He added that he was just trying to bowl a quiet over so that Arshdeep Singh could easily defend in the last over. 
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Plan was to bowl into the wicket and bowl as many slower balls, reveals Arshdeep Singh

Young Punjab pacer Arshdeep Singh, who took 3 wickets for 23 runs, revealed that the plan at the end was to bowl at the stumps and remove pace off the ball as much as possible. He added that he has been backed by the management really well and was happy to gain some momentum as a team.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | If Neesham is going to bat No.7, Punjab would be better off playing Chris Jordan, reckons Harsha Bhogle

Renowned expert Harsha Bhogle believes Kings XI Punjab are wasting Jimmy Neesham by batting him at No.7 and reckons that they would be better off utilizing that slot with a specialist bowler like Chris Jordan. Bhogle also noted that Punjab have one of the scariest Top sevens in the competition.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP showed real character to pull the game back, affirms Chris Jordan

After a real nail-biter, Chris Jordan has affirmed that KXIP has shown real character to pull back the game against Mumbai in their favour via the second super-over. The all-rounder also credited Rahul-Mayank’s opening partnership as an exceptional brand of cricket and not reckless.
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