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newscricket11 days ago

South Africa Test captaincy would mean a lot, admits Dean Elgar

Veteran batsman Dean Elgar has expressed his desire to lead the South African Test side, replacing Faf du Plessis, who stepped down as skipper before the COVID-19 pandemic. While Quinton de Kock was named the captain of the limited-overs sides, CSA is yet to appoint a Test skipper.
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newscricket12 days ago

Both T20 World Cup and IPL 2020 still feasible, opines Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis is of the opinion that both the Indian Premier League and the T20 World Cup in Australia could go ahead in the same year with some alteration in the calendar. Faf also believes that cricket should be resumed with a short two-match series or the IPL, but not with a long series.
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newscricket24 days ago

Virat Kohli is like Roger Federer; Smith more like Rafael Nadal, compares AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has compared Virat Kohli and Steve Smith to the likes of Tennis stars - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with one talented and the other doing amazing things at the crease. The South African has also added that in cricket, he just hangs out with one or two in South Africa.
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featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs Notts Evaluation Chart - Chennai register trademark win over lacklustre Notts

CSK strolled to a comfortable six-wicket victory over an erratic Nottinghamshire side to stretch their unbeaten run in this SRL to four matches. After the bowlers did a fine job to restrict Notts to 156, the trio of Dhoni, Rayudu and du Plessis finished the job off for the Men in Yellow.
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featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs PZ Evaluation Chart - Bowlers to the fore as Chennai demolish Peshawar

Chennai Super Kings put up an absolute domineering performance in their second round of Champions League SRL to beat Peshawar Zalmi by a margin of 81 runs. While the batsmen called shots in the last game, bowlers were the major string-puller this time to ensure a complete performance.
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featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | CSK vs MS Evaluation Chart: Du Plessis, Raina propel Chennai to eight-wicket victory

Suresh Raina set up the base, Faf du Plessis ensured the target was well within the reach before Ambati Rayudu finished it off as his skipper does in his heyday. Chennai Super Kings had one hell of a game against Melbourne Stars, thrashing the Australian side by a margin of eight wickets.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

Time for South Africa to hand over captaincy reins to Dean Elgar

Miscalculating the DLS par score in 2003; Playing Vernon Philander over Kyle Abbot in the 2015 WC semi-final; Giving the final over of the game to Makhaya Ntini instead of Friedel de Wet against England in Centurion 2009; Handing the Test captaincy over to Hashim Amla.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

CSK have targeted skippers in Auctions as they want thinking cricketers, reveals Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has admitted that CSK has targeted and picked up skippers in the past with experience because of their need for thinking cricketers. He has also revealed that CSK have got Ravindra Jadeja fielding at point, with one of the strongest arms in cricket, with his pinpoint throws.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | RCB vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Ruthless CSK demolish RCB to claim bragging rights

Virat Kohli’s RCB side were embarrassed once again in yet another ‘Cauvery Derby’ as Chennai Super Kings demolished the home side by 8 wickets to walk away as the victors. A Kohli-de Villiers show was overshadowed by Shane Watson’s outrageous power as the Aussie muscled CSK to a comfortable win.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni leaves a massive hole when not in the CSK team, admits Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has revealed that MS Dhoni will leave a massive hole in the team when he is not playing, admitting that CSK are a different team when he walks out, leading the side. Faf continued on to say that IPL gives the International players an opportunity to play alongside each other.
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