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featurecricket5 months ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Will take time for ‘Chennai-based’ CSK to adapt to Wankhede, claims Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming insisted that it’s an arduous task for a team to completely change its philosophy and pointed out how Mumbai Indians struggled to adapt to a slow-ish Chennai wicket. On a flat Wankhede deck, Chennai’s holes were exposed by a ruthless Delhi side.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | CSK name Jason Behrendorff as replacement for Josh Hazlewood

Australia left-arm pacer Jason Behrendorff has been named as replacement for Josh Hazlewood after the latter had earlier pulled out of the tournament owing to the bubble fatigue. Chennai Super Kings will be taking on Delhi Capitals in their opening game on April 10 at the Wankhede, Mumbai.
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featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | One injury replacement player for each of the 8 IPL franchises 

We are hardly a month away from the commencement of the 2021 IPL that will also mark back the return of the cash-rich league to the country, after last year, UAE had to host the league owing to the pandemic. It was recently announced that it would be played between April 9 and May 30. 
Harshit Anand
featurecricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Kings XI Punjab - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

Rumor is that, ahead of the IPL 2021 auction, Punjab are all set for a name and logo change. That was the only thing they hadn’t attempted all this while, for 13 seasons, wasn’t it?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Players coming and succeeding right away are strength of the Blackcaps, opines Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has shared that the fact that new players stepping up and succeeding straight away on the big stage has been the strength of the New Zealand side as he hailed their depth as the best he has seen. The Kiwis look all set to field two debutants in the series decider in Hamilton.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Jason Behrendorff's injury prompted MI to sign Trent Boult, reveals Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene has revealed that Aussie speedster Jason Behrendorff's operation prompted his side to go ahead and sign Trent Boult. In a sensational trade deal with Delhi Capitals, Mumbai acquired the services of Boult, who will add some much-needed variety to the attack.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians release Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis; retain Quinton de Kock

Mumbai Indians decided to part ways with veteran Yuvraj Singh, West Indian Evin Lewis, and five others for the upcoming IPL season. The defending champions have, meanwhile, retained the likes of Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McCleneghan and most of their squad ahead of the auction in Kolkata.
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newscricket2 years ago

Jason Behrendorff ruled out 2019-20 season owing to back surgery

Australian quick Jason Behrendorff will miss the rest of the 2019/20 season after opting to go under the knife for a back injury that has troubled him for the past few years. The pacer will get the 'Shane Bond surgery' that James Pattinson recently underwent to get his career back on track.
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newscricket2 years ago

Thinking outside of cricket is a scary thought, says Jason Behrendorff

After having a brilliant run in the 2019 World Cup, Australian speedster Jason Behrendorff flared up a familiar stress fracture which has since put his future in international cricket in jeopardy. However, despite the setback, the Aussie pacer is eyeing a strong comeback into the limited-over squad.
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