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featurecricket9 hours ago

A Royal faith repaid in a Ben Stokes’ move to the top order

It is not very often that a side has such an issue that Rajasthan are facing in the shortest format - they have a plethora of batsmen who could leave a deep-mark on the opposition on their own night. After Stokes’ return, the confusion that turned into a conundrum has now turned into a masterstroke.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa day ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals - Statistical Preview

Two teams and one play-off spot that they would be fighting for makes this contest an intriguing and crucial clash, given that both of them are on the back of a win in their previous encounters. However, only one of them - KXIP or RR - will come out on top in Friday's clash.
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newscricket6 days ago

VIDEO | Rahul Tripathi gets ‘Buttlered’ as Anrich Nortje sends stumps cartwheeling

10 days ago, Anrich Nortje sent the entire cricketing fraternity into meltdown through his cannonball of a spell versus RR, and today, the Proteas seamer recreated ‘that’ Jos Buttler dismissal. Steaming in, a 148 kph inswinging rocket from Nortje shattered the stumps of Tripathi, who was bulldozed.
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featurecricket6 days ago

IPL 2020 | Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians - Statistical Preview

Seventh-placed Rajasthan Royals take on the heat of table-toppers Mumbai Indians in a riveting fixture for the end part of the tournament. While Rohit Sharma is yet to recover, expect Kieron Pollard to lead the side, as Rajasthan Royals would be aiming to find the chinks in Mumbai’s golden armour.
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newscricket8 days ago

 IPL 2020 | Need to win all our games to give us a chance of making the playoffs, states Jos Buttler 

RR are currently placed at the sixth spot in IPL points table with eight points and senior batsman Jos Buttler stated that they need to win their remaining games to stand a chance to make it to the playoffs. After starting off with two wins, RR have managed to win only two games in next 8 matches.
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featurecricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals - Statistical Preview

Coming on the back of three consecutive losses, the fate of SRH is hanging by a thread and David Warner will need to marshal his troops effectively against RR. For Smith and co, the last game win should help them enter the match with confidence as finally explosive Buttler is back in form.
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cricket9 days ago

Three bets that can help you pocket royally between Rajasthan and Sunrisers Hyderabad

In the clash of two Aussie stalwarts, Smith and Warner, tempers are set to flare after a close game when last time these two sides clashed. Coming on back of a close loss, SRH have a lot at stake when they clash with RR for the second time this season as they just have three wins after nine games.
newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | Happy to bat at number 5 to help the team’s cause, reveals Jos Buttler

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler, who was named Man-of-the-Match on Monday for his unbeaten 70, revealed that he was more than happy to bat in the middle-order and aid the team’s cause. After starting off as an opener, Buttler was demoted to No.5 last game, and the Englishman repaid the faith today.
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featurecricket11 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. graveyard CSK, Warner’s decline and Maxwell the bowler

IPL weekends are bizarre: some will make you want double-headers to not exist and others, like yesterday, will leave you wishing to get stuck in a never-ending loop of Super Overs. One article won’t suffice to summarize the weekend action, but we’ve tried our best to cram in the biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket14 days ago

IPL 2020 | Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals - Statistical Preview

Given the dreadful record of RCB against RR, which reads 0-3 in favor of the latter (last three years), in lead up to their last game against each other, no one would have given RCB much of a chance but they did win. Can they do it again versus RR or will Rajasthan turn the tide finally? Let's see.
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