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featurecricket24 days ago

Tom Banton’s long path of reinvigoration - one step at a time

Tom Banton is a rare talent, someone who had shown his prowess in several sports, to a point where he was playing as a centre-forward in the England U-17 hockey team. But as fate would have it, Banton made his mark in cricket, a big one before the fall took him back to where he started.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Surprised that Maxwell has done well, admits Kevin Pietersen 

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who doesn't shy away from expressing his opinion on the game, admitted that he has been left surprised with Glenn Maxwell's good showing this season. KP candidly stated that he didn't think Maxwell will turn up given he wasn't the main man for Bangalore.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Last hurrah for 'maverick' Stokes to put up a freak show in the series 

Three Tests, six innings, just one fifty and 146 runs is what Ben Stokes has accumulated so far in the ongoing series at an average of 24.33. He has bowled just 15 overs, taken one wicket, averaged 64 with a strike-rate of 90. This just has been a horrible series for the Durham all-rounder. 
Harshit Anand
newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Neither that pitch in Mumbai eight years ago nor the one in Ahmedabad were dangerous, reckons Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has asked the English players to take inspiration from what he did in Mumbai eight years ago and how he negotiated the conditions to score runs. Pietersen has further added that neither Mumbai nor Ahmedabad was dangerous for the batsmen and it needed skills to bat on.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Captaincy debate is a distraction Kohli doesn't need, feels Kevin Pietersen

With Virat Kohli now losing his last four Tests as captain, debates about his credentials have become a rage but Kevin Pietersen, who himself had a stuttering captaincy career, feels it is a distraction Kohli doesn't need. Pietersen further added that Broad is under pressure to deliver in India.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | It would be disrespectful to India if England don’t field their best team, opines Kevin Pietersen

With England’s policy of rotating and resting players, Kevin Pietersen stated that it would be disrespectful to India if the Three Lions did not field their best team in the tour. He also insisted that the English players could always get a rest following the end of the India series, including IPL.
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featurecricket8 months ago

Breathing in the 21st century - stop looking down at innovations like switch-hit 

Certain things never change in life. Governments trying to suppress criticism, Twitter being spammed by Bigg Boss fanatics, boys getting rejected by their crushes, Bollywood's age old definition of romance, and cricket's conformist and dogma worshiping approach towards innovations and evolution. 
Harshit Anand
newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Virat Kohli has convinced me he doesn’t need crowds to perform, insists Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has insisted that Virat Kohli, with his innings of unbeaten 90 against CSK, has convinced him that he does not need crowds to put on a performance. He added that the reason everyone keeps talking about Kohli is because of his innings against CSK, which he hadn’t done until then.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Sunil Narine hasn’t spun the ball properly in two-three years, claims Kevin Pietersen

During KKR’s clash with RCB, Kevin Pietersen claimed that Sunil Narine hasn’t spun the ball in two-three years and was rightly dropped for the big clash. On the other hand, he also pointed out how his weakness with the bat has been often exploited by the bowlers in this year’s IPL.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP need to axe Maxwell or tell him he’s got just one more chance, states Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen, in the wake of Glenn Maxwell’s sustained run of horror in the Indian Premier League, has stated that Punjab need to take a call on Maxwell and do it before it gets too late. Pietersen minced no words and came down hard on Maxwell, who has scored just 48 runs in 6 IPL 2020 games.
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