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newscricketa month ago

Dhawal Kulkarni picks current best IPL XI; names MS Dhoni captain

Mumbai pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, on Saturday, picked his best active IPL XI and named MS Dhoni as the skipper of the side over both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Kulkarni’s side also included Suresh Raina, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya alongside the Windies duo of Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs MI Evaluation Chart - Dhawal Kulkarni’s exceptional show outshines Punjab

Dhawal Kulkarni's exceptional six-wicket haul was, needless to say, instrumental in Mumbai Indians' one-sided seven-wicket victory against Kings XI Punjab. Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav's unbeaten 40-ball 59 was all the push that Mumbai needed to successfully complete the 141-run chase.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Dhawal Kulkarni ruled out of season-opener against Baroda

Mumbai’s premier fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni has been ruled out of the opening clash against Baroda, scheduled on December 9, due to a hamstring injury he sustained during warm-ups. Royston Dias and Deepak Shetty are contenders for travelling to Vadodara as Kulkarni's replacement.
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newscricket8 months ago

Injuries and need for bowling reinforcements reasons behind Mumbai Indians trades, reveals Zaheer Khan

Mumbai Indians’ (MI) Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan revealed that injury concerns to key players and a need to deepen the strength of their bowling unit were the reasons for their trading choices. The defending champions MI retained 18 players from their 2019 squad while releasing 12.
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newscricket10 months ago

Vijay Hazare trophy is important, but I want to set the Ranji Trophy record straight, says Vinayak Samant

Mumbai head coach Vinayak Samant has admitted that he is more eager set his record straight in the Ranji Trophy, ahead of kicking off their title defence in the Vijay Hazare one-dayer tournament. Mumbai will go up against Saurashtra in the tournament-opener at Bengaluru on Tuesday.
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newscricket10 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai; Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ankolekar included

Shreyas Iyer has been named the captain of the Mumbai team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy season which will commence next week. While Suryakumar Yadav has been named vice-captain, U-19 stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar have also been picked after impressive performances.
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Rajasthan Royals

You never want to be a Rajasthan Royals owner, do you? Probably the nicest of the franchises in terms of contributions to Indian cricket, and the most emotional towards their recruits, it is a bittersweet irony that they have never been able to lay hands on the silverware after the 2008 success.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa year ago

RR vs DC | Player Ratings - Ajinkya Rahane century of no value as Rajasthan Royals lose to Delhi Capitals in Jaipur run-fest

Ajinkya Rahane scored his first IPL century in 7 years to help Royals post a challenging total of 191, but their bowlers’ failure resulted in the team losing to Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets. Dhawal Kulkarni and Jaydev Unadkat were the major culprits in the loss and should be asked tough questions.
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featurecricketa year ago

MI vs RR | Player Ratings - Jos Buttler single-handedly turns the game in style as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians

Jos Buttler put up a masterclass of T20 batting and single-handedly changed the course of the game to help Rajasthan Royals secure their second win of the tournament. Buttler was also helped by Ajinkya Rahane, whose solid 37 ensured that there was no casualty in the powerplay overs.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | I thought 150 was low on that wicket, says Ajinkya Rahane

After losing the last-ball thriller to Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane has commented that he thought 150 was a low score on yesterday’s Jaipur wicket. Rahane has credited the Rajasthan bowlers and said that the batsmen could have done better to get around 170.
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