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featurecricket3 months ago

How BCCI turned the ‘safe’ bio-bubble into a nervous test of its own

Eight teams, six venues and one country formed the crux of the 2021 IPL action, after a successful 2020 edition of the tournament in the Middle East. But after 24 days of action, the curtains were down and the ‘safe’ bio-bubble suddenly turned into anxious nights for the cricketers.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Daniel Sams tests positive for COVID-19

Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Daniel Sams has become the latest IPL player to return with a positive COVID report. Earlier, Axar Patel, Nitish Rana and Devdutt Padikkal had tested positive for the deadly virus apart from members of Mumbai groundstaff amid the second wave of Coronavirus.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Pretty strong performance from us; Sams and Stoinis were incredible, expresses Kane Williamson

After a close-win over Australia, Kane Williamson expressed that it was a pretty strong performance from the BlackCaps but also stated that both Sams and Stoinis were incredible. While insisting that it is tough to defend a target at the venue, Williamson credited Guptill for his knock.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | Delhi release Jason Roy, Alex Carey and Sandeep Lamichhane

Delhi Capitals have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have confirmed that England opener Jason Roy will no longer be a part of the franchise. Alongside Roy, the club have also released wicket-keeper Alex Carey, whose returns in IPL 2020 were underwhelming.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Tactics Board | Where and how the DC-MI clash might swing directions

And finally we are here! Not by choice, not by default but by the sheer force of drama that differentiated the first half of the Indian Premier League to the second half, and by quite some margin. But heading into the play-offs, a lot will be at stake and a lot needs course correction.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to Daniel Sams dislodging the bails to gift a free-hit for a six

The Australian cricketer Daniel Sams, who was playing his debut in IPL, dislodged the bails with his hands while loading up his action to receive a no-ball, only to get hit for a six on the free-hit. Sams was including in the side in place of Anrich Nortje, who was rested to manage his workload.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Has Rishabh Pant’s injury exposed Delhi Capitals’ deceptive strength in depth

Schoolboy error: a basic mistake, like one that a person with no experience of an activity would make.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

Reports | Jason Roy opts out of IPL 2020; Delhi Capitals rope in Daniel Sams as replacement

Just moments after Jason Roy was ruled out of the first T20I against Pakistan, the opener has opted himself out of the 2020 edition of the IPL in the middle East. The Delhi Capitals opener has been replaced in the squad by Big Bash’s leading wicket-taker last season, Daniel Sams.
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newscricketa year ago

BBL 2019-20 | Happy to have helped Sydney Thunder reach play-offs, elates Daniel Sams

Sydney Thunder pacer Daniel Sams expressed his joy on finishing as the highest wicket-taker of the BBL season and having played his part in the side to perfection. Sams believes that in the shortest format, it’s all about checking the runs, and if wickets come by in that effort, it’s a bonus.
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featurecricketa year ago

BBL 2019-20 | Stars vs Thunder - Ask Me Anything ft. Nic Maddinson's no-show and Super Nick Larkin

There we go. The Final for the 2019/20 edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) is set and the Sydney Sixers will take on....Oh you thought I'd reveal? Nah, go through the article please. In this edition of 'Ask Me Anything', I've charted out every detail in the match to make life easier for all of you.
Anirudh Suresh