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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Opportunities will come if I perform in the IPL, asserts Karun Nair

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair, who was retained by Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 season, believes that the door for an international recall is still open and feels that he needs to capitalize by performing in the IPL. The 2019 season saw Nair play just one game all season for the KXIP franchise.
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newscricket2 months ago

Karun Nair never had Covid-19, it was just mild fever, reveals KXIP CEO Satish Menon

After reports emerged that Karun Nair successfully recovered from Covid-19 infection, Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon has dismissed the fact by saying Nair never had the virus, rather it was just a mild fever. Menon has also added that Anil Kumble is personally monitoring players’ fitness.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Karun Nair tested positive for Covid-19 but will join KXIP squad after recovering fully

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair has reportedly recovered completely after testing positive for the novel coronavirus two weeks ago and is set to join the Kings XI Punjab squad and fly to the UAE for IPL 2020. It is believed that Nair tested negative on August 8 and was in isolation since late-July.
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newscricket4 months ago

You definitely want to be following what Virat Kohli is doing, insists Karun Nair

Karun Nair has stated that Virat Kohli does most things right as a cricketer and his hard work makes him an inspiration for all budding cricketers. The Karnataka batsman has also added that he is a huge Cristiano Ronaldo fan and the way he has risen to the top has been an inspiring story.
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newscricket4 months ago

Karnataka players undergo medical tests at M Chinnaswamy Stadium

A vast majority of the members of the Karnataka domestic cricket team, on Monday, underwent a variety of medical procedures and tests in the state association’s bid to restart training and cricket in the city. The players underwent routine examinations, including ECG, blood and respiratory tests.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ravindra Jadeja pushed me to go for triple ton, reveals Karun Nair

Karun Nair, India’s second-ever triple centurion in Test cricket, revealed that it was Ravindra Jadeja who urged him to keep bating and go for the triple ton, reminding him that it was a once in a lifetime opportunity. Nair remarkably scored a 303 against England in just his third-ever Test innings.
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newscricket6 months ago

Heartbreaking that Karun Nair did not get a second run in Test team, says MSK Prasad

Former Chief Selector MSK Prasad has opened up on the non-selection of Triple-Centurion Karun Nair and has stated that its heartbreaking for the Karnataka man to have not gotten a second run in the Test side. Post his triple ton, Nair batted in just four more innings for the country.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | The underwhelming XI of the tournament

Nothing divides opinion like stringing together a ‘Flop XI’ for a tournament. Arguments with colleagues can even make you pull your hair out in frustration. Thus after exchanging several verbal blows, we, here at SportsCafe, have collated together the underwhelming XI of the 2019/20 Ranji season.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 months ago

Limited DRS in Ranji Trophy - a bitter pill to swallow

When the BCCI announced that a limited-DRS would be used in the semi-final and the final stages of the Ranji Trophy, it looked like a celebrated move from the cricketing board. The four sides were content that the number of incorrect decisions would be halved, but in reality, does it?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket8 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | BEN v KAR - Bowlers, Devdutt Padikkal keep Karnataka alive

A stellar collective second-innings show from Karnataka’s bowling attack followed by a resilient half-century from Devdutt Padikkal helped Karnataka keep their hopes of a Ranji final alive at Kolkata. Set 352 to win in the fourth innings, Karnataka reached 98 for three at stumps on day three.
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