newscricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I think bowlers will win this tournament, claims Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis is of the opinion that bowlers will play an important role in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 as South Africa gear up to prove their doubters wrong at the global showpiece. Du Plessis admits that history is against his team but hopes that his young side will come through in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli picks Faf du Plessis as hypothetical pick; SA skipper takes Jasprit Bumrah

Virat Kohli picked Faf du Plessis, who in turn picked multiple bowlers as all the World Cup captains were presented with a hypothetical situation allowing them to pick anyone from the competing teams. Other choices included the likes of Rashid Khan, Jos Butler, Ben Stokes and Kagiso Rabada.
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newscricket3 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | One can’t control history, says Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has stated that one cannot control history, referring to South Africa’s failure to win a World Cup since 1992 despite reaching the semi-finals thrice. In the previous edition of the marquee event, Proteas lost a tight semi-final against New Zealand due to Grant Elliott’s fine show.
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newscricket6 days ago

We want to just focus on enjoying our cricket, claims Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis insists that the South African team is out to prove a point as his side are hoping to enjoy their cricket in the upcoming 2019 ICC ODI World Cup which will be played in England & Wales. Du Plessis hopes to utilise his own experience in order to help his teammates in the coming weeks.
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newscricket7 days ago

I had urged Faf du Plessis not to take up Kolpak deal as his debut was close, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that Faf du Plessis had contemplated a second county cricket stint after his contract had expired but he managed to convinced the current skipper to wait for his debut. Du Plessis eventually went on to make his limited overs debut for South Africa in January 2011.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We have to do the basics well to win the title, says Faf du Plessis

South African skipper Faf du Plessis has asserted that a team has to do the basics very well to win the World Cup title. South Africa have made it to the semi-finals on four occasions – 1992, 1999, 2007 and 2015, but never made it through despite being one of the strong contenders.
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newscricket11 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I want to win World Cup before I quit, says Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn has stated that he wants to win the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. The South African team has had the finest players and have been hailed as favourites numerous times over the last 20 years but have miserably failed in the knockout stages every time.
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featurecricket12 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Chennai Super Kings

There is a meme going around in Internet - that Seven IPL teams play in the IPL to face Chennai Super Kings in the final. How much of that true is not left to interpretation at all as it was the case proven time and time again and to validate it, CSK reached yet another final this season.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket14 days 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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featurecricket14 days 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