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newscricket3 months ago

Stuart Broad, Harry Gurney convert pub into delivery services

England pacers Stuart Broad and Harry Gurney have re-opened one of the pubs they own together since 2016 and have done so under its new guise as a takeaway and a village shop. This helps them keep some kind of revenue stream allowing to pay their staff during this global covid-19 pandemic.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Renegades and Stars - contrasting fortunes of two Melbourne sides

While the Stars collapsed last season after having an excellent start, the Renegades have decided to take that unlucky mantle up this season with almost the same squad. In just one season, or I may say, winter, the teams have interchanged their luck, their starts and more importantly, fortunes.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket6 months ago

BBL 2019-20 | Melbourne Renegades rope in Samit Patel as Harry Gurney's replacement

Melbourne Renegades, who are winless thus far in the 2019-20 edition of the Big Bash League, have signed England all-rounder Samit Patel as the replacement for the injured Harry Gurney. The upcoming stint with the Renegades will subsequently be Patel's first appearance in the T20 extravaganza.
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Rohit Sharma fined 15 percent match fee for hitting stumps in frustration

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma saw insult adding to his injury after the batsman was fined 15 percent of his match fee following his unruly behaviour upon getting dismissed during the match. This isn’t the first time for Sharma though, who was also fined previously against Kings XI Punjab.
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featurecricketa year ago

KKR vs MI | Player Ratings - Andre Russell, Shubman Gill help Kolkata Knight Riders gun down Mumbai Indians by 34 runs

Andre Russell’s all-round heroics and Shubman Gill’s brilliance with the bat helped Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 34 runs in Kolkata. Russell stitched an astute innings while Gill showed his class to ensure KKR had enough runs on the board despite a Hardik Pandya scare.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

SRH vs KKR | Player Ratings - Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen fail to capitalise on batting conditions as SRH secure easy win

Being asked to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen’s failure to capitalise on the batting-friendly conditions cost them the game against SRH. Chris Lynn played a sluggish innings while other batsmen failed to convert emphatic starts into big scores as they succumbed to a nine-wicket defeat.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Andre Russell, Nitish Rana’s heroics go in vain as KKR lose by 10 runs against RCB

Despite Andre Russell and Nitish Rana’s late assault, KKR succumbed to a heart-breaking 10-run defeat at the hands of RCB. Russell looked in surreal form as he smashed RCB bowlers all over the park while chasing a massive target of 213 and was equally supported by Rana at the other end.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | We have good chances of qualifying, says Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik, the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper, has been hopeful that his side would manage to qualify for the playoffs stage of the Indian Premier League. The Jacques Kallis-coached side is currently placed sixth on the league points table, but they have a healthy net run rate of +0.350.
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