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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2020 | If Neesham is going to bat No.7, Punjab would be better off playing Chris Jordan, reckons Harsha Bhogle

Renowned expert Harsha Bhogle believes Kings XI Punjab are wasting Jimmy Neesham by batting him at No.7 and reckons that they would be better off utilizing that slot with a specialist bowler like Chris Jordan. Bhogle also noted that Punjab have one of the scariest Top sevens in the competition.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 | Glenn Maxwell is a great team man and brings balance to the table, insists KL Rahul

KL Rahul has insisted that Glenn Maxwell, who finally came back to form, is a great team man and brings balance to the squad by adding the element of off-spin to the team along with destructive batting. He added that he is looking forward to continue this momentum and take it one game at a time.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 | Maxwell’s batting a concern but he’s bowling well enough to warrant selection, feels Simon Doull

Cricketer-turned-commentator Simon Doull feels that Glenn Maxwell’s lean run of form with the bat is a huge concern for Punjab, but believes that the Australian has done enough with the ball for KXIP to not look past him. Across the last two games, Maxwell has maintained a remarkable ER of 6.5.
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featurecricket11 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. graveyard CSK, Warner’s decline and Maxwell the bowler

IPL weekends are bizarre: some will make you want double-headers to not exist and others, like yesterday, will leave you wishing to get stuck in a never-ending loop of Super Overs. One article won’t suffice to summarize the weekend action, but we’ve tried our best to cram in the biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

IPL 2020 | MI vs KXIP Evaluation Chart - Gayle-Agarwal hold fort in KXIP’s stunning super over victory

54 runs off the last three overs by Pollard and Coulter-Nile, Mumbai suddenly found themselves on the ascendence, with a total of 176 for the loss of six wickets. On the other hand, KXIP, on the back of a crazy knock from Rahul’s 77 took them overtime before Gayle sealed the fate in super over (2).
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2020 | Haven’t got many opportunities to express myself, confesses Glenn Maxwell

With KXIP finding themselves at the bottom of the table, Glenn Maxwell has confessed that he hasn’t got many opportunities to express himself, with the openers doing the bulk of the job. While heaping praises on KL Rahul’s captaincy, Maxwell expressed that KXIP can turn things around.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2020 | We've been unlucky that our middle-order hasn't fired the whole season, insists Mohammad Shami

Mohammad Shami has insisted that KXIP have been unlucky when it comes to their middle order as it has not fired in any matches this season. On loss against KKR, Shami opined that it is unacceptable to lose the game from a commanding position and KXIP have to execute their plans on the field.
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newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2020 | My role in IPL changes probably for most games, reveals Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell, who has failed so far for KXIP, revealed that his role in the IPL changes constantly in almost every game as opposed to his role in the Australian team, which is very clear. He added that he has limited opportunities to bat this season and is learning to bat down the order.
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newscricket19 days ago

IPL 2020 | Zero logic behind Kings XI sending Prabhsimran ahead of Maxwell, fumes Simon Doull

Renowned expert Simon Doull has expressed his bafflement over the Kings XI Punjab think tank’s decision making and has claimed that there was zero logic behind them sending in young Prabhsimran ahead of Glenn Maxwell. The decision-making blunder hurt KXIP as they lost the game by 2 runs.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP need to axe Maxwell or tell him he’s got just one more chance, states Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen, in the wake of Glenn Maxwell’s sustained run of horror in the Indian Premier League, has stated that Punjab need to take a call on Maxwell and do it before it gets too late. Pietersen minced no words and came down hard on Maxwell, who has scored just 48 runs in 6 IPL 2020 games.
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