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featurecricketa month 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
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Fabian Allen challenging Cottrell and Bravo with his killer moves after dismissing Warner

These West Indies players play the game with a lot of style and charisma and make sure they revel every moment of happiness in the field. Today, PBKS all-rounder Fabian Allen entertained one and all as he unleashed a new celebration move that caught everyone's attention.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

BCCI announce Annual Player Contracts for 2020-21; Kuldeep Yadav demoted to ‘C’ grade

The BCCI have announced the Annual Player Contracts for Team India for the 2020/21 calendar year, in which both Kuldeep Yadav and Bhuvenshwar Kumar have received demotions. Kohli, Bumrah and Rohit have been awarded the highest grade, while Hardik Pandya has also been promoted to ‘A’ category.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 months ago

Legends and pundits react to IPL 2021 auction throwing wild surprises

Well, the IPL Auction certainly got a new kick-in, with some players going for crazy cash, including the usual suspects in the form of Maxwell and Morris. But when it came to the new players, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson came out as the Richie Rich-es in the auction.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Royal Challengers Bangalore - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

For a change RCB did not fire all their support staff ahead of an auction, yet being outlandish is the cornerstone of the franchise so they went ahead and released 10 players. The releases, not for the first time, have left them with a lot to do heading into the auction. Sounds familiar, eh?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Maxwell, Smith, Harbhajan and Jadhav among 11 players with INR 2 crore base price

A total of 11 players are believed to have set their base price at 2 crore for the forthcoming IPL auction, with Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav said to be 4 of the aforementioned 11. Mitchell Starc and Joe Root, however, have not enrolled their names in the auction.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 Retentions | Talking Points from CSK’s retentions and releases ft. emotional decisions and stacked squad

The mega auction getting postponed has, arguably, hurt Chennai Super Kings more than any other side, but what’s been evident is that they are a franchise least bothered by noise from the outside. While they have released the un-retainables, there are plenty of old guards still holding their fort.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to major IPL 2021 retention day releases ft. Malinga, Maxwell, Jadhav and Morris

All eight IPL franchises released the full list of players they are retaining and releasing ahead of IPL 2021, and there were two casualties in the form of Lasith Malinga and Glenn Maxwell. Barring the duo, franchises also released serial underperformers, notably Kedar Jadhav and Umesh Yadav.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | CSK: Jadhav and Harbhajan released; Suresh Raina retained

CSK have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have confirmed that Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh and Murali Vijay have all been let go from the franchise. Despite reports suggesting otherwise, however, the franchise have retained veteran Suresh Raina.
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