featurecricket21 hours ago

IPL 2023 | Royal Challengers Bangalore – Bold calls needed to transform potential bust into glory

Royal Challengers Bangalore in the past have had a host of superstar players from across the globe that have set the league alight in more ways than one. However, this time, the focus would be on a rejuvenated Indian icon and whether he can power a stacked lineup all the way to the elusive crown.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket23 days ago

WPL, DC vs UPW | Twitter lauds Radha Yadav for showcasing her inner Faf du Plessis with heroic fielding

Players are often compared with others whenever they produce something similar on the field at the highest level. Radha Yadav, known for excellent acrobatic skills while fielding, reminded everyone of one of the best in the business Faf du Plessis when she dived forward to take a fine low catch.
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newscricket30 days ago

IPL 2023 | MS Dhoni is oddly impressive with tactics as captain, lauds Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has heaped praise on MS Dhoni, saying the latter is tactically so impressive that he rates among his top three favourite leaders. The RCB captain then revealed how during his younger days, he improved himself as a leader with learnings from Dhoni, Stephen Fleming, and Graeme Smith.
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newscricket1 month ago

WATCH, WPL | Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis unveil Smriti Mandhana as new RCB captain

Royal Challengers Bangalore have always been associated with the biggest names in the world of cricket, be it Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, or Rahul Dravid. The women's team hence was no different, as the franchise released a video showcasing the passing on of the baton to Smriti Mandhana for WPL.
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newscricket3 months ago

Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for IPL 2023

Despite Virat Kohli having the toughest IPL campaign with the bat, Royal Challengers Bangalore made it to the playoffs last time. However, unlike their same-old ‘ring out the old, ring in the new’ approach, they have kept their faith in their base this time, and have released only five players.
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newscricket4 months ago

BBL 2022-23 | Perth Scorchers signs Faf du Plessis as replacement player

South African veteran Faf du Plessis has signed for Perth Scorchers as their replacement for Laurie Evans who returned positive results in a dope test. He is expected to be available for the first seven games of the season after which he will fly home to play in the SA20 for Joburg Super Kings.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2023 | Royal Challengers Bangalore updated squad and release list

An up-and-down season for the ever-inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore ended with their tame elimination in Qualifier 2 in 2022. The team has decided to stick with Glenn Maxwell, despite the injury concerns, while Sherfane Rutherford is the major player released from the squad ahead of auction.
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newscricket9 months ago

A big fan of having Faf du Plessis in T20 WC squad, reveals Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel has backed the idea of including Faf du Plessis in the South African squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, citing his performances in the IPL as proof of his form. The pacer went on to commend South Africa’s team on the whole, expressing confidence over their chances.
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newscricket9 months ago

Would like to see Faf du Plessis back in South Africa for T20 World Cup, states Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel has urged Cricket South Africa (CSA) to recall Faf du Plessis for the next T20 World Cup in Australia, to be played later this year. Morkel pointed out du Plessis' excellent run of form in IPL to justify his claim, and he wants to bring his experience to the current South African squad.
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featurecricket10 months ago

IPL 2022 | Royal Challengers Bangalore Report Card: Hope turns to pain and disappointment again

Royal Challengers Bangalore under Faf du Plessis's captaincy has been a revelation as they found ways to win crunch games which made a major difference in their campaign this year. With Virat Kohli not being at his best, RCB still managed to find players who would put their hand up.
Kunal Joshi