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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2020 | If Neesham is going to bat No.7, Punjab would be better off playing Chris Jordan, reckons Harsha Bhogle

Renowned expert Harsha Bhogle believes Kings XI Punjab are wasting Jimmy Neesham by batting him at No.7 and reckons that they would be better off utilizing that slot with a specialist bowler like Chris Jordan. Bhogle also noted that Punjab have one of the scariest Top sevens in the competition.
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featurecricket25 days ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft UEFA allowing crowd, Chopra-Neesham's Twitter brawl and T20 blast tragicomedy

It turned out to be an exciting and eventful week as we present to you the latest edition of the Good, Bad and Ugly with some pretty interesting stuff lined up. From Neesham questioning Chopra's cricket stats to UEFA allowing crowds back to a cricket game decided by powerplay, let's start rolling.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket25 days ago

How KL Rahul’s Kings XI Punjab found themselves struggling at 1-3 and not cruising at 3-1

Everyone wants a fairy tale, which has KL Rahul performing to his best and helping the Kings XI Punjab under Anil Kumble’s leadership to lift that coveted trophy for the first time in the history of the tournament to keep Preity Zinta happy. But, that’s far from what they are achieving right now!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Jimmy Neesham hits back at Aakash Chopra invoking a ‘war of words’ on Twitter

Even before IPL could take the centre stage in a double-header today, the duo of Jimmy Neesham and Aakash Chopra certainly have taken their fight seriously on Twitter. It all kicked off with Aakash Chopra criticizing the all-rounder’s performance in the Punjab jersey as it started a Twitter war.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP are playing Jimmy Neesham who isn’t a match-winner, opines Aakash Chopra

Following Kings XI Punjab’s second successive defeat, Aakash Chopra has opined that their decision to play Jimmy Neesham, who isn’t a match-winner has backfired on them. Chopra also stated that KL Rahul should be looking to bring in Mujeeb-ur-Rahman instead of Neesham in the team.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Maxwell-Neesham make Nicholas Pooran proud with perfect relay catch

After Nicholas Pooran did an out-of-the-world athletic save in the last match, Glenn Maxwell and Jimmy Neesham, today, combined to take a relay catch, making the West Indian proud of his effort. Maxwell and Neesham took the catch when Rohit Sharma was looking to explode, with him on 70 off 45 balls.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Will be foolish to not talk about how to play spin with Anil Kumble, reckons Jimmy Neesham

Jimmy Neesham has reckoned that it will be foolish not to talk about how to handle spinners in subcontinents with Anil Kumble as Kiwi players are known strugglers against spin. He added that the lack of T20 leagues in his country is due to their time zones not appealing to the big markets.
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newscricketa month ago

There are much worse places to be in than losing World Cup, opines Jimmy Neesham

Jimmy Neesham has stated that he has still not recovered completely from the World Cup final loss against England but there are much worse things that can happen with people. He added that he feels fortunate to be getting a second chance in the IPL after initially contemplating retirement.  
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | New Zealand Cricket will grant NOC to its players for IPL participation

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) spokesperson Richard Boock, in an informal chat with PTI, has confirmed that the board will grant all its players NOCs for the IPL, but added that players will have to take care of due diligence. Kane Williamson, meanwhile, expressed his delight over the IPL taking place.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | NZ vs PAK Evaluation Chart - Kane Williamson and Neesham take New Zealand home against Pakistan

Passing with high colours, New Zealand came out victorious against Pakistan in a rather one-sided snoozefest, with Pakistan’s batting unit folding like a cheap lawn chair. For the hosts, it was Williamson’s knock early on combined with the bowling efforts from Neesham which took them to a ‘W.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam