newscricket10 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Yuvraj Singh defends Rishabh Pant against Kevin Pietersen’s criticism

Yuvraj Singh quickly came to the defence of youngster Rishabh Pant after the latter was criticised by Kevin Pietersen on Twitter. Pietersen called Pant’s attribute of repeatedly throwing his wicket away ‘pathetic’, referring to the Delhi batsman's dismissal off Mitchell Santner's ball yesterday.
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newscricket11 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kevin Pietersen and Sachin Tendulkar praise Ravindra Jadeja and point out what he brings to the field

Sachin Tendulkar and Kevin Pietersen have supported Ravindra Jadeja’s inclusion in the team’s playing XI as they highlighted the contributions he makes on the field. The backing would be a welcome change for the all-rounder having received some harsh criticism from some analysts recently.
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newscricket19 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kevin Pietersen and Yuvraj Singh indulge in healthy Twitter banter over Rohit Sharma century

Kevin Pietersen, who has stirred many people in the past with his tweets, has never been shy of expressing himself. Today, he indulged in some Twitter banter with Yuvraj Singh, making a callback to their infamous incident in 2008 where KP called Yuvraj a "pie-chucker who bowls filth".
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newscricket20 days ago

Legends and pundits react to India's loss against England

It was a crucial match not just for England, but also for Bangaldesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as their qualification for the semifinals depended on this result. But to all of Asia's agony, India lost to England by 31 runs. This is how the cricketing fraternity reacted to India's loss.
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newscricket22 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli backs Vijay Shankar to perform big ahead of England clash

Virat Kohli has put all his weight behind under-fire Vijay Shankar to play a big knock for India ahead of Sunday’s clash against England. Kohli has come under pressure to replace Shankar, who has only made 58 runs in three innings, with Rishabh Pant waiting eagerly in the shadows.
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newscricket22 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Kevin Pietersen trolls Indian management for not dropping Vijay Shankar for Rishabh Pant

Kevin Pietersen was sarcastic in his remarks for India’s selection and questioned India’s repeated attempts to keep Rishabh Pant away in favour of Vijay Shankar. Pietersen has been a strong advocate of the Delhi Southpaw's ability and was calling for his inclusion ever since the team was declared.
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newscricket25 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Eoin Morgan downplays Kevin Pietersen's criticism on recent dismissal

Eoin Morgan subtly hit back at Kevin Pietersen after the latter had earlier Tweeted about the England captain’s ‘weakness’ after being dismissed by Australia’s Mitchell Starc. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes admitted that last one week has been a tough period for the English cricket team.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shoaib Akhtar and Kevin Pietersen engage in playful banter on Twitter

Cricket legends Shoaib Akhtar and Kevin Pietersen had a little fun of their own amidst the ongoing World Cup after the former posted a picture of the two on Twitter with an inspiring message for his countrymen. Pietersen was quick to respond before Akhtar’s reply won the internet.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Anil Kumble, Kevin Pietersen pick West Indies for semi-finals

Anil Kumble and Kevin Pietersen believe that West Indies will be the fourth semi-finalist in this year’s World Cup in England and Wales. West Indies had to play the World Cup Qualifiers in order to find a place at the ten-nation tournament but have gone ahead with a full-strength squad this time.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India, England favourites, says Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has stated that both India and England are the favourites to lift the World Cup starting in England and Wales today. Interestingly, both favourites lost their first warm-up game after being bowled out but made a comeback with a comprehensive victory in the next game.
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