featurecricket14 days ago

From the Vault | Dwayne Bravo outfoxes Yuvraj Singh in final-over thriller

India and West Indies have played many a nerve-wracking ODI in the past, but very few matches are etched in our memories as much as the 2nd ODI at Kingston in 2006. Today, we roll back the clock and re-visit the last over by Dwayne Bravo, which helped the Windies clinch victory by a solitary run.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard inlcuded in Windies’ World Cup reserve list

Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo have been picked in the Windies’ World Cup reserve squad and will fly to England in case of any last minute injuries to the 15-man squad. Meanwhile, Sunil Ambris and Raymon Reifer will join the World Cup squad during the training camp in Southampton.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | We understand we are an ageing team, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming has stated that he understands that the Chennai Super Kings are an ageing team, given that most of its core players are well into their thirties. This year’s runners-up have most of its players either in the twilight of their career or into the second half.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL FInal | Player Ratings: Shane Watson’s fighting 80 in vain as CSK lose last-ball thriller

Shane Watson once again delivered in the big final and scored a fighting 80 to keep CSK afloat in the run chase, but a last over fumble cost them the game. Watson lacked support from one end as CSK fumbled on the last delivery where the side just needed 2 from the last ball.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Mumbai Indians win the most nail-biting finals ever

What a dramatic match it was! From MS Dhoni's controversial dismissal to Watson failing to take CSK over the line, this finals between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings was full of events. Fans in Twitter reacted on the same and lavished praise on Mumbai Indians for their 4th IPL title.
Soumil Khare
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | I don't think there can be a better final than MI and CSK, says Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo has stated there cannot be a better Indian Premier League final than the one against Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at Hyderabad on Sunday. The West Indian all-rounder said this in a candid chat with his CSK teammate Harbhajan Singh after the second qualifier at Vizag.
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newscricket3 months ago

Both IPL finalists have shown that faith in core team will deliver, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that both the Indian Premier League 2019 finalists Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have stuck to their core which has given good results for them. Both the table toppers will face each other for their fourth trophy in the IPL final at Hyderabad today.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson’s brilliance gun down Delhi Capitals 147 with ease

Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson got the side to a perfect start with a match-winning opening stand of 81 inside 11 overs while chasing a total of 148. Chennai Super Kings bowlers did a collective job in restricting the high-on-confidence Delhi Capitals side to a chaseable total.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Delhi Capitals’ batting failure cost them a spot in the final

Delhi Capitals’ batting collapsed like ninepins in the all-important Qualifier 2, which paved way for Chennai Super Kings into the final against Mumbai Indians. DC posted a modest total of 147, which was just not enough to contain the star-studded CSK’s batting as they won the game by six wickets.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL Qualifier 1 | Player Ratings - Chennai Super Kings made to play eliminator as Mumbai Indians keep Chepauk love story alive

Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni tried their level best to arrest the slide, but the lack of good total on the board resulted in CSK continued the trend of being Mumbai Indians’ bunny. While Rayudu’s innings need more than a trifling mention, Imran Tahir also gave his all to alter the course of the game.
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