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featurecricket16 days ago

How Daniel Christian has wrestled his way back to ‘fill’ the missing piece of the Australian puzzle

It was only in 2009 that the American rapper Pitbull started calling himself ‘Mr. Worldwide’ but the reality remains that, Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian was a Mr. Worldwide even before the term became famous. At the age of 38, Christian has wrestled his way back into the Australian setup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket24 days ago

Reports | Australian players set to feature in IPL despite Aaron Finch’s scorching remarks

A vast majority of the Australian players, including the ones who pulled out of the WI tour, are reportedly set to feature in the second half of IPL 2021 that will be played in UAE. A fortnight ago, Finch had claimed that IPL return would be 'hard to justify' for players who skipped national duty.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Warner, Maxwell, Smith and Cummins among seven players to have withdrawn from Windies and Bangladesh tours

Cricket Australia have confirmed that seven players, including David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, have confirmed that they will be taking no part in Australia’s white-ball tours of West Indies and Bangladesh. All seven withdrawn players featured in the first half of IPL 2021.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Cricket Australia name a star-studded preliminary squad for Windies tour; Labuschagne misses out due to county stint

Cricket Australia has named a 23-man preliminary squad for the white-ball tour of the West Indies, which will be taking place in July 2021. It includes a host of stars who missed out on action in New Zealand and also players who participated in the IPL and returned home on May 17.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Aakash Chopra picks his team of IPL 2021; Shaw and Bumrah miss out

Aakash Chopra has picked his best XI from IPL 2021, where he has preferred KL Rahul over Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma as the opener of his side. He also picked Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Morris as his four foreign picks in the playing XI from the 2021 tournament.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Sending Glenn Maxwell at No.4 was brilliant from RCB, admits Parthiv Patel

Praising Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, Parthiv Patel has admitted that sending him at No.4 was a brilliant move from RCB, which allowed both Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to flourish. He also insisted that Maxwell did brilliantly on wickets in Chennai, where it was difficult for batsmen.
SportsCafe Desk
cricket3 months ago

Three ‘Royal’ bets from the RCB-KKR clash that could help you kick away Monday Blues

Both sides are on either end of the spectrum - KKR are in shambles, especially after their terrible loss in the encounter against Delhi. But on the other end, there is Royal Challengers Bangalore, a side that has learnt how to win and more importantly, be in the top half of the table, this season.
Betbarter
cricket3 months ago

Three bets from the Bangalore-Punjab clash that would allow you to finish April on a high

Royal Challengers Bangalore have started this season with aplomb, with four wins out of five games, only second behind Chennai Super Kings, who raced past them after their win over Hyderabad yesterday. But one thing is certain, like Bangalore, you too could finish April on a high with these bets.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Surprised that Maxwell has done well, admits Kevin Pietersen 

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who doesn't shy away from expressing his opinion on the game, admitted that he has been left surprised with Glenn Maxwell's good showing this season. KP candidly stated that he didn't think Maxwell will turn up given he wasn't the main man for Bangalore.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Chennai's clash against Bangalore 

Not many would have imagined that these two sides - RCB and CSK, will be lying at the top of the table after the first few encounters, this year. But Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, two giants of the game, have led their sides brilliantly, and the heavyweights will clash against each other on April 25.
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