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featurecricket4 days ago

Trouble in Paradise | Incumbent IPL contract holders who might potentially go unsold in the mega auction

The season before the mega auction is a double-edged sword - you could lock in a long-term contract by doing well, but you could also see yourself go unsold in the mega auction if you endure a forgettable season. We look at players who, this season, have jeopardized their chances of landing a bid.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

No escaping the inevitable - the complete timeline of events that unfolded in a COVID-struck IPL 2021

After 25 days of escaping the inevitable, the COVID situation in IPL went to a point of no return on May 4 as the BCCI decided to pull the plug on the tournament indefinitely. We look at every single COVID-related event in the tournament that will now forever be remembered for the wrong reasons.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2021 | RCB rope in New Zealand pacer Scott Kuggeleijn as replacement for Kane Richardson

After Kane Richardson left the bio-bubble and the country, his franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore have roped in New Zealand pacer Scott Kuggeleijn as a replacement. Earlier, the fast bowler was a part of CSK’s outfit in 2019 before being a net bowler for Mumbai Indians this season.
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newscricket19 days ago

Reports | RCB rope in Scott Kuggeleijn as replacement for Kane Richardson

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have reportedly roped in New Zealand pacer Scott Kuggeleijn, who was in the Mumbai Indians camp as a reserve bowler, as a replacement for Kane Richardson. Kuggeleijn, a former Chennai Super Kings (CSK) player, had gone unsold in the IPL 2021 auction.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2021 | Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson to miss remainder of IPL 2021

The Royal Challengers Bangalore duo of Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa have followed national teammate Andrew Tye’s suit and have pulled out of the remainder of IPL 2021 owing to personal reasons. Less than 12 hours ago, Ravichandran Ashwin had also taken an indefinite break from the competition.
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featurecricket4 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
newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Kane Richardson withdraws from tour; Andrew Tye named as replacement

New-father Kane Richardson has pulled out of Australia’s forthcoming series against India, citing family safety, and has been replaced by medium-pacer Andrew Tye in both the ODIs and T20Is. Richardson’s decision comes on the back of a mini Covid outbreak in Adelaide, which has caused panic.
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newscricket6 months ago

Cricket Australia chalk out contingency plans as Adelaide faces second wave of Covid-19 pandemic

With Western Australia, Queensland, and Tasmania closing their borders to South Australia in the wake of a second wave of the pandemic, Cricket Australia is planning to airlift players to NSW. However, Adelaide still remains the venue for the first Test with the board planning on their feet.
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featurecricket8 months ago

ENG vs AUS | 2nd T20I in Southampton - Statistical Preview

As expected, the first T20I between England and Australia turned out to be a showdown with the match going right down to the wire. After an incredible choke in the opener, Australia will be desperate to draw level while the hosts will look to continue their belligerent run this summer. 
newscricket8 months ago

Pulling out of IPL was difficult decision but a correct one, insists Kane Richardson

Australian pacer Kane Richardson has insisted that pulling out of IPL was a difficult decision but a correct one as he did not want to risk missing the birth of his first child. He added that he was disappointed to miss out on the IPL but hopes that such opportunities would continue coming his way.
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