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IPL 2020 | Dhawan's form a big advantage for Delhi Capitals, opines Gautam Gambhir

After a slow start, Shikhar Dhawan has made a fantastic return to form and Gautam Gambhir feels that his form is a big advantage for the Delhi-based club. Dhawan earlier became the first batsman to score back-to-back centuries in IPL, a record in the league which is in its 13th year. 
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | Taking the game deep in T20 cricket is nonsense, states Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir came down hard on the duo of Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar, who according to him lost SRH the game with their lack of intent, and termed the concept of ‘taking it deep’ nonsense. Gambhir questioned SRH’s approach and claimed that there can’t be two anchors in a chase.
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featurecricket22 days ago

Time to end crazy man’s experiment of opener Sunil Narine

“As the memory of past misfortunes pressed upon me, I began to reflect upon their cause—the monster whom I had created, the miserable daemon whom I had sent abroad into the world,” in short - the experiment to promote the illustrious all-rounder Sunil Narine to the top of the batting order.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2020 | We should be talking about Yuzvendra Chahal much more, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has opined that Yuzvendra Chahal has done brilliantly this season for Royal Challengers Bangalore and hence, he should be counted amongst the other hyped bowlers. He added that Chahal has been right up there with other much talked about bowlers like Jofra Archer and Kagiso Rabada.
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newscricket25 days ago

IPL 2020 | Time running out for Robin Uthappa and Riyan Parag, claims Gautam Gambhir 

Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir reckons that time is running out fast for Rajasthan Royals' Robin Uthappa and Riyan Parag, after the duo failed yet again versus RCB, not showning any form whatsoever. Gambhir also reckoned that with return of Ben Stokes, Rajasthan's composition will change.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Glenn Maxwell might not be the match-winner people think he is, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has come down hard on misfiring Kings XI Punjab star Glenn Maxwell and has claimed that his numbers in the IPL suggest that franchises might in fact be incorrectly overvaluing him. After scores of 1, 5 and 13* in his first 3 games, Maxwell scored an 18-ball 11 on Thursday.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Samson won’t be next Dhoni, will create his own identity, states Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has quashed suggestions of Sanju Samson being the ‘next MS Dhoni’ and has stated that the youngster will create an identity for himself in world cricket. On Sunday, Samson bagged his second consecutive MOTM award in IPL 2020 after blasting a 42-ball 85 to help RR chase 224.
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featurecricketa month ago

Dinesh Karthik faces race against time with KKR captaincy on the line

And the problem is not a recent one but with the appointment of Eoin Morgan as the vice-captain, Karthik’s race against time is pretty much equivalent to a sand-clock. How did it all start and where do I begin with what all went possibly wrong in his tenure?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | RCB’s small mistakes cost them big time against KXIP, notes Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has noted that Virat Kohli’s small mistakes had ultimately cost them the game against Kings XI Punjab and also pointed out that bowling Shivam Dube in the last over was a blunder. He also admitted that Kohli could have opted to bowl either of Saini or Yadav for the final over.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | If I am leading a team, I will fear KL Rahul or Rohit Sharma not Kohli-ABDv, opines Gambhir 

Former KKR captain Gautam Gambhir has stated that for a leader it's fearful to come up against players like KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma as opposed to batters Kohli and ABD. He added that as both Rahul and Rohit are good on both the sides of the wicket, you need to have four-five plans against them. 
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