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featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 Retentions | Talking Points from MI’s retentions and releases ft. Incredible Mumbai and the big Lynn punt

Mumbai Indians are the flagbearer of the Indian Premier League with a kind of presence that would be likened to some of the greatest dynasties in any team sport. The Retention/Release day was nothing but a microcosm of the quality they possess at their disposal and a sign for the future.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from DC’s releases and retentions ft. Carey and the need for Indian pacers 

For two straight seasons now, Delhi Capitals have emerged as a strong force to reckon and at the heart of their success lies the young core full of superstars of the game. In the last few games of the IPL 2020, they had their fair share of struggles but they finished as the finalists eventually.
Harshit Anand
newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | Mumbai Indians retain their core; Lasith Malinga, James Pattinson released

2020 IPL Champions Mumbai Indians have decided to retain their core members but impressive James Pattinson was shown the door despite stepping in nicely in the absence of Lasith Malinga. The five-time champions have also released Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile from their squad.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket7 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who Mumbai Indians should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Let us not kid ourselves: Mumbai Indians, like they did in 2020, are going to run away with the IPL title in 2021. It is a matter of ‘when’ and ‘how’ more than if. This article, mind you, is being done as a mere formality, just like how the trophy presentation for MI will be in about 5 months time.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | James Pattinson ruled out of the SCG Test with a rib injury

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of the third Test between India and Australia that will played at the SCG. Pattinson who didn't feature in the first two Tests became the latest victim of injury in what has been a tour full of injuries, one after another.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket8 months ago

AUS A vs IND A | 1st Day Takeaways - Shaw’s ‘horrific’ form and ‘disciplined’ Australian bowlers

In what looked like a miserable batting display from India, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara rescued the team with their half-centuries after they lost three early wickets. James Pattinson was the pick of the bowlers for Australia, picking up three wickets on the first day of the practice game.
Deepak Yadav
featurecricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | A Mumbai Indians force to be reckoned with or rather a ‘lone’ force in the league of ‘regulars’

If there was anything that could’ve gone right for Mumbai, it did as they finished the season with a record fifth title and played in a league of their own. In a triumphant season, Mumbai turned the whole competition one-sided, although an exciting one, by defeating each team in a thrashing manner.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Can’t wait to see our experienced pace attack have a go at India, states Justin Langer

Australia coach Justin Langer admitted that the Aussie pacers endured a tough time in the 2018/19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy but asserted that he is excited to see the ‘two years better’ seamers have a go at India this time around. Langer further spoke about the pacers on the verge of breaking through.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket9 months ago

SportsCafe's 'stat-padding' XI of IPL 2020 ft. Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and MS Dhoni

Now that the glitz and glamour of the IPL is finally over, let’s take a look at the performances of players, particularly the ones who have performed well on paper but in reality, haven’t delivered the quality that their numbers express. Because, as they say, numbers do lie sometimes.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | No one can rule out a magnificent Rohit Sharma innings in the finals, insists Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has insisted that although Rohit Shamra has not performed well this season one cannot rule out a big match-winning inning from him in the finals when it matters the most. He added that if Trent Boult is injured he would go for James Pattinson as he has given results this season.
SportsCafe Desk