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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings sign Adil Rashid as Jhye Richardson's replacement for UAE leg

Punjab Kings have acquired the services of the England wrist-spinner Adil Rashid, for the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, as a replacement for Australia quick Jhye Richardson. This is the franchise's second signing this week, after they had roped in Nathan Ellis earlier.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings sign Nathan Ellis for UAE leg after Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith ruled out

Punjab Kings (PBKS) have signed Australia pacer Nathan Ellis for the second half of the IPL 2021, after his fellow countrymen Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith were ruled out of the UAE leg. Ellis had recently became the first ever cricketer to register a T20I hat-trick on debut.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Australian players set to feature in IPL despite Aaron Finch’s scorching remarks

A vast majority of the Australian players, including the ones who pulled out of the WI tour, are reportedly set to feature in the second half of IPL 2021 that will be played in UAE. A fortnight ago, Finch had claimed that IPL return would be 'hard to justify' for players who skipped national duty.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Rajasthan’s clash against Punjab

Unfortunately for both Punjab and Rajasthan, last season was a one to forget as they finished outside the playoff spots. However, a fresh start, a renewed start to their rivalry will be on display at the Wankhede Stadium which could see the batters dominate the bowlers across the board.
Blitz
featurecricket5 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Punjab Kings edition ft. New season but old chinks

When someone asks you to describe Punjab, tell them the following: they are the only franchise in the history of T20 cricket to have taken the, ‘Hey, can I copy your homework’ meme seriously.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2021 | KL Rahul batted a little timidly last season; we will see an aggressive version this season, insists Wasim Jaffer

Despite leading the run-charts last season, KL Rahul’s batting approach cost PK a spot in the playoffs, which Wasim Jaffer insists will change this season, with the return of the aggressive Rahul. He also added that the franchise earmarked Sharukh Khan for the finisher role, after releasing Maxwell.
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newscricket7 months ago

INR 14 crore IPL deal with Punjab Kings ‘life-changing’, states Jhye Richardson

Australia’s Jhye Richardson, who on Thursday landed a mega 14 crore IPL deal with Punjab Kings, revealed that he felt nauseous during the bidding but insisted that the deal is life-changing for him. Richardson’s thoughts were echoed by Riley Meredith, who himself landed an 8-crore deal.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket7 months ago

Legends and pundits react to IPL 2021 auction throwing wild surprises

Well, the IPL Auction certainly got a new kick-in, with some players going for crazy cash, including the usual suspects in the form of Maxwell and Morris. But when it came to the new players, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson came out as the Richie Rich-es in the auction.
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featurecricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Sunrisers Hyderabad - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

Certainties in life - Death, Taxes and Sunrisers Hyderabad reaching the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. None of us possibly could have imagined saying this six years ago, but it is what it is.
Anirudh Suresh