newscricketa year ago

David Warner defends big bats and blames flat pitches for bowlers’ plight

Australian opening batsman David Warner has defended the use of thick and lightweight bats and said that flat pitches are dictating the balance between bat and ball. Warner’s comments come on the back of former Australian captain Ricky Ponting’s call to limit the sizes of the willow in Tests.
Arun S Kaimal
featurecricketa year ago

Blunders of Delhi Daredevils -How DD lost Kohli, Warner and these 4 other stars

9,8,7,6 – this is not a countdown. These are the IPL finishing positions of Delhi Daredevils in the last four seasons. From a team which made the playoffs in the first two seasons, Delhi took a free-fall dive in terms of league position and also the quality of players in their team.
Nikhil Deshpande
newscricketa year ago

Sunrisers won because of strong bowling attack : Kohli

After losing what looked a manageable chase, Virat Kohli was dignified in defeat praising the SRH bowling as the reason for the rival's victory. The RCB skipper also singled out the back-to-back dismissals of himself and AB de Villiers as a key reason for their defeat on the night.
Amlan Majumdar
newscricketa year ago

David Warner: We knew we had to get 200 against these guys

After winning the final against RCB, that too at the Chinnaswamy, David Warner singled out their team putting up the 200+ total as the key behind the victory. Warner had opted to bat after winning the toss in a surprising decision but backed it up with an innings that laid the ground for the win.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricketa year ago

In Pictures | Relive the best moments as SRH beat RCB to win IPL 2016

After weathering the Chris Gayle storm, Sunrisers Hyderbad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs to lift their maiden Indian Premier League title. We bring you the best moments from the evening at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Amlan Majumdar
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2016 | Twitter reacts as Sunrisers Hyderabad overcome Gayle storm to win IPL 9

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the ninth edition of the IPL as they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in a high-scoring match. David Warner led from the front, and even a Gayle storm could not stop the Orange Army from lifting the trophy. Twitter responded with great tweets and here are the best of them.
Nikhil Deshpande
reportcricketa year ago

SRH conquer Chinnaswamy to win maiden IPL title

In a tense finish at the Chinnaswamy, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs to win their maiden IPL title. Chasing 209, Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli had put the hosts in the driver’s seat with a century stand, before RCB lost their way in the middle overs.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2016 | How RCB will win if rain washes out the IPL final

Rain threat looms large over the much-awaited IPL final between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad with thunder showers expected to hit the Garden City on Sunday evening. With a possible washout in the fray, what will happen to the IPL title in that scenario.
Arun S Kaimal
featurecricketa year ago

2016 IPL XI | Rohit and Gambhir miss out; Kohli to lead the team of the tournament

After six weeks of T20 extravaganza, the ninth edition of the IPL is heading towards a pulsating finish with a new team set to emerge as the champions on May 29. With the tournament producing a plethora of stars, we select our pick of the best 11 players from the event to form the 2016 IPL XI.
Arun S Kaimal
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016 | Warner single-handedly slays Lions to carry SRH into final

After things looked bleak for a while, David Warner orchestrated a brilliant late comeback along with Bipul Sharma to take SRH into the final of IPL 2016. Earlier in the evening, Gujarat Lions posted 162 on the board, thanks mostly to some fine hitting by Aaron Finch, who scored a brilliant 50.
Debarshee Mitra