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newscricket4 days ago

Have few bowling variations in my bank to surprise batsmen in the future, admits Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi has revealed that he has surprise variations in his bowling options which he will reserve to use later against batsmen after his spell 4/27 helped South Africa to win against Ireland. Shamsi also said he was happy to get wickets on a pitch that he thought would assist the pacers.
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newscricket24 days ago

Twitter reacts to pumped up Kagiso Rabada controlling his emotions to escape potential ICC sanction

There have long been complaints that ICC rules are wiping emotions off the sport, turning cricketers into human robots, and an incident involving KG Rabada, on Tuesday, proved the same. After clean-bowling Pollard, Radaba restrained from celebrating passionately to escape a potential ICC sanction.
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newscricketa month ago

WI vs SA | It was a special feeling to get a fifer after a few four-fers, stresses Lungi Ngidi

After ending up with figures of 5/19, Lungi Ngidi has admitted that it was a special feeling for him to end the five-wicket-haul draught after picking multiple four-fers in his Test career. Ngidi stated that the bowling unit wanted to be ruthless before talking about his work on the out-swinger.
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cricket3 months ago

Deepak Chahar, Rashid Khan and more: who you should back to finish as each franchise’s Top wicket-taker

They call T20 a batsman’s game, but the first 16 matches of IPL 2021 have largely dished out wickets that have let the bowlers dominate proceedings. Plenty of individuals have stepped up, but we’re here to tell who you should be backing to finish as each franchise’s Top wicket-taker.
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | We probably gave Chris Morris too many easy slot balls in the end, admits Ricky Ponting

Post Rajasthan’s comeback win over Delhi, DC head coach Ricky Ponting has admitted that his side probably gave Chris Morris too many easy slot balls in the last five overs. Ponting also pointed out that it was a mistake on their part to not bowl out Ravichandran Ashwin on the night.
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featurecricket3 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Delhi Capitals edition ft. No captain, no problem

There has been a massive surge in believers of astrology since 2019 especially in terms of names, as all it took for the Delhi-based franchise was to go the 'Capitals' way than being misadventurous daredevils. And boom, they reached the playoffs in the last two seasons and are the next dynasts.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Goal is to contribute more with both bat and ball this season, claims Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals wonderkid Riyan Parag, who endured a tough IPL 2020, has attested that his primary goal this season is to contribute more with both bat and ball this season, something he feels he did not do last year. In IPL 2020, Parag averaged just 12.28 with the bat, while bowling just 2 overs.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Lungi Ngidi to miss the opening game for the CSK, confirms Kasi Viswanathan

CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has confirmed the unavailability of South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi for CSK's 2021 IPL season opener. Not only Ngidi, but other South African stars like Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje and David Miller are also likely to miss their team's opening game.
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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | South African players to leave for IPL after second ODI on April 4

South Africa's IPL-bound players will reportedly play only the first two ODIs against Pakistan and then will leave for the IPL in a chartered flight, exactly like the English and Australian players who joined last year's IPL. That way, the players will be barred from a seven-day Quarantine.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | IPL franchises seek clarity on availability of Proteas players for the tournament

After CSA announced a white-ball series at home against Pakistan in April, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises are seeking clarity on availability of the Proteas players for the 2021 season of the league. There is a likelihood of players missing games as the SA-PAK series starts from April 2.
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