newscricketa year ago

Ruturaj Gaikwad named Maharashtra captain for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Ruturaj Gaikwad, who claimed the Orange Cap in IPL 2021, has been appointed as the captain of the Maharashtra side in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Maharashtra, who are pooled in Group A will play their league stage matches in Lucknow, and will play their first game against Tamil Nadu.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals - BONS preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will lock horns against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in match 40 of the IPL 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday, September 27. In their last fixtures,SRH lost a close-fought contest against Punjab Kings by 5 runs while RR lost to Delhi Capitals by 33 runs.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | We will take the win, says KL Rahul as PBKS clinch last-ball thriller vs SRH

After Punjab Kings (PBKS) defended 17 runs to win a last-ball thriller against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday in Sharjah, KL Rahul said that 'his team will take the win'. Notably, Punjab had lost their last match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) after failing to score 4 runs in the last over.
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featurecricket2 years 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 years 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.
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newscricket2 years 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.
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featurecricket2 years 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
newscricket2 years 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.
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featurecricket2 years 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
newscricket2 years 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.
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