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newscricket3 months ago

Chris Lynn relinquishes Brisbane Heat captaincy

Chris Lynn, the highest run-getter in Big Bash League history, has announced that he has relinquished Brisbane Heat captaincy, citing that it ‘is the right time for someone else to take over the reins’. Brisbane Heat finished 4th in BBL 10, and were knocked out in the ‘Challenger’ stage by Perth.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Fringe players who have assured themselves an IPL contract in the mega auction ft. Harpreet, Lynn and SRK

The intriguing final season before the mega auction gives senior players the opportunity to show why they need to be retained, but equally it also gives fringe players the chance to prove that they belong. Only 29 games were played in IPL 2021, but a multitude of players put their hands up.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

No escaping the inevitable - the complete timeline of events that unfolded in a COVID-struck IPL 2021

After 25 days of escaping the inevitable, the COVID situation in IPL went to a point of no return on May 4 as the BCCI decided to pull the plug on the tournament indefinitely. We look at every single COVID-related event in the tournament that will now forever be remembered for the wrong reasons.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

CA confirm that Australian players won’t be allowed to enter the country; players expected to head to Maldives

Cricket Australia have confirmed that no arrangements have been made by them for the IPL-bound Aussies to return to the country and have revealed that they are in direct contact with the BCCI to ensure ‘safe accommodation’ of the players. The Australian players are now expected to head to Maldives.
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newscricket5 months ago

Would be great if Cricket Australia could arrange us chartered flights after IPL, urges Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn, who is part of the Mumbai Indian setup, has urged Cricket Australia to arrange chartered flights for the Australian players after the end of the IPL from India. The Australian cricketer also added that the players are going in tight bubbles and also hinted at getting vaccinated.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | Hardik Pandya not bowling was more precautionary with his shoulder niggle, reveals Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn, who made his debut for MI, has speculated that Hardik Pandya not bowling was a more precautionary move from the franchise, with him suffering a shoulder niggle. Lynn also backed Rohit’s decision of going to Bumrah in the death, adding that their skills let them down on the night.
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newscricket6 months ago

Twitter reacts to Kohli-Rohit ‘rift’ intensifying as RCB skipper rushes to run Hitman out

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and run-outs. Find us a better trio, we dare you. We’ve seen these two be involved in run-outs, a lot, but today, for once, it was Kohli who did a number on Rohit. After debutant Chris Lynn sold his skipper down the river, Kohli put his skates on to ensure Rohit perished.
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featurecricket8 months ago

IPL 2021 Retentions | Talking Points from MI’s retentions and releases ft. Incredible Mumbai and the big Lynn punt

Mumbai Indians are the flagbearer of the Indian Premier League with a kind of presence that would be likened to some of the greatest dynasties in any team sport. The Retention/Release day was nothing but a microcosm of the quality they possess at their disposal and a sign for the future.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket8 months ago

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

Let us not kid ourselves: Mumbai Indians, like they did in 2020, are going to run away with the IPL title in 2021. It is a matter of ‘when’ and ‘how’ more than if. This article, mind you, is being done as a mere formality, just like how the trophy presentation for MI will be in about 5 months time.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket9 months ago

BBL fine Chris Lynn, Dan Lawrence and Brisbane Heat after Covid protocol breach

After a thorough investigation into breach in Covid protocol during a Big Bash League game, Brisbane Heat and its players Chris Lynn and Dan Lawrence have been reprimanded with fines. Heat have been fined $50,000, $20,000 suspended for the remainder of the season.
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