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featurecricket20 days ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Kolkata Knight Riders - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

From one of the potential dynasts in the Indian Premier League to completely losing the plot in the last two seasons of the cash-rich league, it has been some downfall for the Kolkata-based franchise. However, the upcoming IPL auctions will be a good time for them to fill in the weaker areas.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

BBL 2021 | Jason Roy doubtful for BBL final with an ankle injury

Jason Roy, who has been an integral part of the Perth Scorchers’ run to the final, is doubtful for the final against Sydney Sixers with the opener still recovering from an ankle injury. Ashton Turner recalled that the injury was a freak incident and was hopeful of Roy’s appearance in the final.
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featurecricketa month 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
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | Delhi release Jason Roy, Alex Carey and Sandeep Lamichhane

Delhi Capitals have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have confirmed that England opener Jason Roy will no longer be a part of the franchise. Alongside Roy, the club have also released wicket-keeper Alex Carey, whose returns in IPL 2020 were underwhelming.
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featurecricket2 months ago

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

Delhi Capitals had a bumpy ride before reaching the final. A Cricketing equivalent of Bradley Cooper’s ‘The Hangover’ trilogy, Delhi projected themselves as clueless as Zach Galifianakis’ Alan. But ‘All's Well That Ends Well’ and they became the finalists for the first time.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Josh Inglis 'forehand' volley run-out leaving Jason Roy and co in splits

It was one of the easiest run-outs for Josh Inglis who just had to collect the ball and hit the stump. But no, that’s not the BBL, as the wicketkeeper fluffed the ball before pulling off a ‘forehand’ smash, just in time, to inflict the run-out which ultimately left Roy and teammates in splits.
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newscricket4 months ago

BBL 2020-21 | Franchises allowed to field three overseas players in playing XI for upcoming season

Organizers of the Big Bash League, in an attempt to add more quality and weight to the competition, have confirmed that teams will be able to field three overseas players in the starting XI for the forthcoming season. The cap for overseas players in the final XI, till last season, remained just two.
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featurecricket6 months ago

ENG vs AUS | 3rd ODI Takeaways - The great Maxwell resurgence and dozing senior English batsmen

Centurions Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey stitched together an epic partnership of over 200 runs to help Australia avenge their 2018 whitewash at the hands of England, winning the ODI series 2-1. At one stage, Australia were reeling at 73 for 5 in the series decider chasing a total of 303 runs.
Harshit Anand
newscricket6 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'magician' Mitchell Starc's sublime two-in-two start in series decider

What an amazing start for Australia! Mitchell Starc bowled a terrific opening over in the final ODI at Manchester as he sent back Jason Roy and Joe Root in the first two balls of the game. Cricket fans on Twitter showered praise on the left-armer for giving a brilliant start to Australia.
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newscricket6 months ago

ENG vs AUS | England call up Jason Roy as Joe Denly misses out

After missing the T20I series due to side strain, which also saw him pulled out of IPL, Jason Roy has returned to the ODI side for the series against Australia. Joe Denly, who was a part of the reserves, has missed out on a selection for the three-match series and will now join Kent for the Blast.
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