newscricket9 hours 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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newscricket3 days ago

Twitter explodes as Mumbai Indians make a mockery of KXIP's bowling attack

Hashim Amla's sublime century for KXIP was overshadowed by some explosive batting by Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, and Parthiv Patel. MI made a mockery of the 199 target that Punjab set and the Twitterati had a field day praising Amla and the Mumbai batsmen while having their usual dig at Ishant Sharma.
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newscricket6 days ago

Twitter reacts as Ishant Sharma concedes only 23 runs and Ravi Shastri has a brain fade

It was a day of surprises as Ishant Sharma had an economy of just 5.75 and Mohit Sharma took 2 wickets. It was also a day of small margins as Manan Vohra took Punjab to within inches of an unexpected victory. But the real star of the day was Bhuvneshwar Kumar who returned excellent figures of 5/19.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2017| Preview Match 15 : Delhi Daredevils Vs. Kings XI Punjab

Having enjoyed a massive victory over Rising Pune Supergiant in their last game, the Delhi Daredevils will look to make it two in a row when they take on the Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla tonight. Meanwhile, Punjab will want to get back to winning ways after KKR ended their unbeaten run.
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newscricket13 days ago

Twitter reacts to AB de Villiers' "mental" innings as RCB score 77 runs in 5 overs

It was raining sixes in Indore as AB de Villiers unleashed the beast and went on to score 58 from his last 18 balls. The Twitterati went berserk after the brilliant innings but Maxwell and co. chased down the target of 149 quite easily as Bangalore lacked the bowling attack to defend the total
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newscricket16 days ago

Glenn Maxwell : Steve Smith is due for a failure

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell believes that his national skipper Steve Smith has been going through a purple patch for far too long and is due for a failure in Rising Pune Supergiant's meeting with Kings XI Punjab in IPL-10. He also said captaincy change will not affect his team, Kings XI.
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newscricket18 days ago

Sehwag and Gambhir at war again over Ishant's IPL auction base price

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir have renewed their hostilities after Sehwag slammed the latter for taking a swipe at Ishant Sharma’s base price in this year's IPL auction. Sehwag reminded Gambhir of his own base price when the southpaw said he did not understand Ishant’s Rs. 2 crore price tag.
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newscricket19 days ago

Ishant Sharma reveals Sehwag called him to check on IPL availability

Ishant Sharma has revealed that a call from Kings XI head coach, Virender Sehwag helped him find a place in the Punjab side for the current IPL season. Sharma, who went unsold at the player auction in February, hopes his 10 years of experience in international cricket will help the Punjab bowlers.
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newscricket19 days ago

Kings XI Punjab finally swoop in to sign Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma will be a part of the IPL after the pacer was signed by Kings XI Punjab to replace the injured Murali Vijay for the upcoming season. During the IPL auction, Sharma's base price of Rs. 2 crores had not attracted any bids and it looked like the seamer would have to sit this season out.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI Contracts: Jadeja and Pujara rewarded for their performances with Grade A contracts

Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara have been upgraded to Grade ‘A in the BCCI contracts, whereas Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been excluded from the list, the BCCI announced yesterday. It has also been declared that the amount of money for all three grades have been doubled.
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