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newscricketa month ago

Who is Finn Allen, RCB’s latest recruit?

On Wednesday, March 10, it was announced that the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had roped in Finn Allen as replacement for Australia’s Josh Philippe. But who exactly is Finn Allen? And what can the RCB fans expect from Allen in the forthcoming season?
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | RCB rope in New Zealand’s Finn Allen as replacement for Josh Philippe

The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have roped in New Zealand batsman Finn Allen, who enjoyed a breakthrough season in the 2020/21 Super Smash, as the replacement for Australia’s Josh Philippe. 23-year-old Philippe, who made his Australia debut last week, will not partake in IPL 2021.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Australia were undone by horror powerplay under lights, admits Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch rued the horror powerplay his side endured in the first T20I, losing 4 wickets, but admitted that the visitors were comprehensively outplayed by a clinical New Zealand team. Finch also expressed admiration for the knock of Conway, who finished agonizingly on 99*.
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newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs NZ | Aaron Finch confirms Josh Philippe’s debut in New Zealand T20I series

Ahead of Australia’s full-fledged five-match T20I series against New Zealand, skipper Aaron Finch has confirmed that Josh Phillippe would make his debut at the top of the order. Finch also confirmed that the top-order setup would be the trio of Finch, Matthew Wade and Philippe himself.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from RCB’s releases and retentions ft. Morris, Philippe and middle-order

Kohli and RCB threw a pleasant surprise last season by showcasing consistency in selection but welp, the Reds are back to their old ways again having released a ludicrous 10 players ahead of the mini-auction. Is it good? Bad? What could be the reason? We try to make sense of it here.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore might have finished fourth, but ask that lion on the top of their logo, it would paint a rather different picture of their season. Yet again for RCB, this time in 2020, it was a party of AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli - only joined by Devdutt Padikkal and Chris Morris.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2020 | DC vs RCB Evaluation Chart - Ruthless Delhi Capitals bulldozes past sorry RCB

After being put to bat first, everyone expected a masterclass from Kohli-de Villiers to take RCB to a good total but they could only manage to put 152 runs on board. In the second half, a ruthless Dhawan and Rahane ensured that even Chahal went wicketless, chasing the target with ease.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket6 months ago

IPL 2020 | MI vs RCB Evaluation Chart - Suryakumar ‘class’ Yadav muscles Mumbai to crushing win

Suryakumar Yadav, who was not picked in the Indian team, played a blinder of an innings to power Mumbai to a thrashing win over Bangalore by 5 wickets, pushing his team to the first position on the points table. Bumrah was the star with the ball, picking 3 crucial wickets to restrict RCB to 164.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2020 | Hold myself responsible for RCB’s loss, states Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli admitted that his drop chances let Punjab get to a mammoth score and stated that he holds himself responsible for his side’s loss on Thursday. Kohli dropped Rahul twice, and the reprives enabled the KXIP skipper to score a startling 132*.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2020 | Dew will play a huge factor as tournament progresses, notes Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has noted that dew will start playing a huge factor during the course of the tournament, with the conditions becoming slower favouring spin bowlers. He also noted that Josh Phillippe might develop into an excellent batsman even lower down the order, with his immense talent.
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