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IPL 2021 | Wicket was little tough to bat on, so we decided to play shots on merit, states Devdutt Padikkal

Devdutt Padikkal has said that the wicket was a little tough to bat on when Royal Challengers Bangalore played against Chennai Super Kings on Friday in Sharjah. RCB openers Virat Kohli and Padikkal stitched an opening partnership of 111 runs before RCB was restricted to 156/6 by CSK.
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 | Not sure what Kieron Pollard was thinking, states Kevin Pieterson

Kevin Pieterson has asserted that Mumbai Indians missed the trick as they couldn’t bowl Chennai Super Kings out for a lowly total after a dream start when they trapped their opponents at 24 for four after the powerplay. He added that Mumbai could have bowled Chennai out for a much lower score.
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newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2021 | CSK will evaluate Faf du Plessis’ injury after his quarantine period, asserts Kasi Viswanathan

Ahead of the opener in the second leg of IPL 2021 in the UAE, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has stated that the franchise will assess Faf du Plessis’ groin injury and will later take a call accordingly. CSK will lock horns with defending champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday, September 19 in Dubai.
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newscricket15 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021: Served the country for 10 years, I deserve a little more respect, says Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir has said that it’s not a great feeling to be excluded from the T20 World Cup squad even after serving the country for 10 years. Tahir was expected to make a comeback in the South Africa team but the selectors decided to give chances to Keshav Maharaj, Bjorn Fortuin and Tabraiz Shamsi.
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newscricket17 days ago

T20 WC 2021 | South Africa name uncapped Keshav Maharaj in T20 World Cup squad, Du Plessis, Tahir and Morris miss out

Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj earned a surprise call-up in South Africa’s 15-member T20 World Cup squad, to be led by Temba Bavuma, as announced on Thursday, September 9. Faf du Plessis, who last played a T20I in December 2020 was overlooked, so too were Imran Tahir and Chris Morris.
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newscricket21 days ago

CPL 2021 | Faf Du Plessis hits 13 fours and 5 sixes en route CPL's third-highest individual score

Former Proteas skipper Faf Du Plessis hit Caribbean Premier League's (CPL) third highest individual score while playing for St Lucia Kings against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on Saturday. Plessis smashed 120 not out against Patriots at Warner Park in Basseterre with 13 fours and 5 sixes.
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newscricketa month ago

Abu Dhabi T10 | Faf du Plessis named new captain of Bangla Tigers ahead of upcoming season

Faf du Plessis has been signed by the Bangla Tigers as their new skipper for the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10. Du Plessis's signing comes as a major boost for the 10-over competition, which is scheduled to be played in the middle of the busiest high-profile cricket season in the UAE.
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newscricketa month ago

CPL 2021 | Really looking forward to getting back out on the field, says Faf du Plessis

After having a tough three months due to a concussion, Faf du Plessis reckoned that he is looking forward to getting back on the field. Du Plessis will lead the Saint Lucia Kings in the Caribbean Premier League and will later join the Chennai Super Kings camp in UAE for the second leg of IPL 2021.
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newscricketa month ago

CPL 2021 | St Lucia Kings await Faf du Plessis’s presence for tournament opener

St Lucia Kings head coach, Andy Flower, is hopeful that the former Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis will return completely fit for featuring in CPL 2021. Earlier, du Plessis was ruled out from The Hundred, having failed to recover from the concussion he had sustained during the PSL.
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newscricketa month ago

Faf du Plessis to miss ‘The Hundred’ due to concussion

Faf du Plessis will not play in the inaugural edition of The Hundred competition as he was concussed during Pakistan Super League. Earlier, the former Proteas skipper was handed over the captaincy role in the tourney after Australia’s Aaron Finch missed the competition due to national duties.
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