newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It is extremely satisfying that I have managed to stay relevant all these years, says Dinesh Karthik

Indian veteran Dinesh Karthik says that he is delighted to have been selected for the upcoming World Cup and is thankful to the people close to him for making it possible. He went on to say he has confidence in his abilities and would be looking forward to represent his country in England.
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newscricket4 days ago

Anxiety is a positive emotion before any tournament, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa, who endured a tough season with Kolkata Knight Riders in the recently concluded IPL, said that anxiety acts as a motivator ahead of the start of any major tournament. KKR failed to make the play-off stage this season as they lost their do-or-die encounter against Mumbai Indians.
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newscricket7 days ago

Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, says Simon Katich

Simon Katich has stated that Dinesh Karthik is very hard to bowl at in death overs, especially once he is set. The wicket-keeper batsman is the captain of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders whereas Katich is the assistant coach of the same side and has observed Karthik closely.
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featurecricket7 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket10 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah keeps Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu in all-time Mumbai Indians XI

Jasprit Bumrah, the spearhead of the Mumbai Indians pace attack, has put together his all-time favourite MI playing XI which includes a few interesting choices. Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma are the two openers in his team with former players Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik also included.
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newscricket11 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli opines experience key factor behind Dinesh Karthik’s selection ahead of Rishabh Pant

Indian skipper Virat Kohli clarified the air surrounding Dinesh Karthik’s inclusion ahead of Rishabh Pant, where experience played in the favour of the former. Pant’s scintillating form for Delhi Capitals in the IPL further strengthened his case while Karthik had an ordinary tournament.
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newscricket20 days ago

IPL 2019 | Kolkata Knight Riders got stuck in their own maze, claims Ajay Jadeja

Ajay Jadeja said that Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata Knight Riders got caught in their own maze as they failed to secure a spot in their final league match against Mumbai Indians on Sunday. Jadeja added that the 2012 champions did not play in the manner they should have which was disappointing for fans.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2019 | Expecting Andre Russell to deliver every time is unfair, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has said that it is totally unfair to expect an in-form Andre Russell to bail the KKR side out of choppy waters every time. Russell bagged a golden duck in a must-win game against Mumbai Indian and dented KKR’s hopes of getting a massive score in the first innings.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2019 | Can't hide from the fact that there was tension in KKR dressing room, says Simon Katich

Kolkata Knight Riders assistant coach Simon Katich has acknowledged that there was some tension going on in the dressing room after the pumped side lost six consecutive games mid-way. KKR were knocked out of the tournament after succumbing to a heavy defeat against Mumbai Indians on Sunday night.
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featurecricket21 days ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari