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Records and numbers from the 2017 Indian Premier League

The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League has come to an end, with Mumbai Indians winning the third title to put them at the top of the IPL hierarchy. This season of the league has provided some memorable moments and has also seen records tumble. Here are some that you might want to know.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to KXI’s batting debacle and just the presence of 'Lord' Ishant Sharma on the field

KXIP put an end to the much-anticipated tie in the first innings itself as a disastrous performance from their batsman saw them being bowled out for a mere 73. After which, it was a cakewalk for the RPS batsmen who embraced the opportunity with open arms and won the match without breaking a sweat.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Ishant Sharma's inclusion and performance against Mumbai

Even though Mumbai almost pulled off the highest ever run chase in IPL history, the Twitteratti were more interested in making fun of Lord Ishant Sharma for simply playing the game. Twitter also had their share of fun after seeing the team-sheet that included five different Sharma's for the game.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Punjab's smiles turn to frowns as Ishant takes a tumble before missing easy run out

The IPL is a tournament where fortunes change on a ball to ball basis. This was on full display in the match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab when the visitor's grins from Ishant Sharma falling after a delivery were wiped off when the pacer missed an easy run out opportunity. 
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Aravind tries to "kick-out" Dhoni but concedes a run

The IPL has provided fans with some hilarious moments so far with players outdoing each other's errors. After Ishant Sharma showed off his "brilliant" footwork yesterday, it was Sreenath Aravind's turn to attempt a run out with his feet and he went a step further conceding an unwanted run.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter picks on Sir Ishant Sharma as KXIP concede 200 runs for the 10th time in IPL

The top 3 batsmen in SRH all scored half-centuries as they put up a stiff target of 207 in the first match held at Mohali this season. Losing 3 early wickets did not help Punjab, and the target simply went out of reach, despite brief resistance from Morgan, and Marsh's brilliant 84-run knock.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Manan Vohra shows off incredible ability to save a six against SRH

Manan Vohra was at deep square leg when Kane Williamson smashed Ishant Sharma and the ball looked destined to cross the ropes. The Punjab fans would have been well within their rights to groan, but Vohra timed his jump to perfection, caught the ball in mid-air and threw it back into play.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Ishant Sharma tries to do a Rabada, fails miserably

Ishant Sharma is one of the first players who gets trolled on social media even if he is not actually playing a cricket match. But the tall pacer does himself no favors as he showed against KXIP when he tried to roll the ball onto the stump, with his foot, only to miss the target by a few feet.
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newscricket2 months ago

Nine-year-old Anadi Tagde makes it to U-19 squad

Age is said to be a just a number for some and Anadi Tagde is certainly one of those. At the tender age of nine, while most other girls her age are still playing with toys, Anadi has impressed everyone with her abilities with the ball and even made it to the U-19 squad.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Dinesh Karthik's "slow innings" and Dwayne Smith's "exceptional over"

Kings XI Punjab secured a 26-run win over Gujarat Lions in Rajkot - their first in five games. Even though Dinesh Karthik (58) was the top scorer for Gujarat on the day, the Twitterartti were not too pleased with his scoring rate and his teammate Dwayne Smith's performance with the ball.
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