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newscricketa month ago

Aakash Chopra picks his team of IPL 2021; Shaw and Bumrah miss out

Aakash Chopra has picked his best XI from IPL 2021, where he has preferred KL Rahul over Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma as the opener of his side. He also picked Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Morris as his four foreign picks in the playing XI from the 2021 tournament.
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featurecricketa month ago

Takeaways from India’s squad announcement ft. Saini’s unjust omission and the never-ending Rahul rope

The 2021 edition of the IPL got suspended abruptly, but the BCCI ensured to keep the fans busy by announcing a 20-man squad for the World Test Championship Final and the five Tests against England. The obvious ones aside, we delve into the interesting Talking Points from the squad announcement.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

India announce squad for World Test Championship final; Shaw and Pandya left out

The BCCI have announced an extended squad for the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand next month and have left out the duo of Prithvi Shaw and Hardik Pandya, while retaining Mayank Agarwal. Meanwhile, opener KL Rahul has also been included, subject to fitness clearance.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Would have liked two points but we were ten runs short, admits Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal, in the post-match presentation, has admitted that he would have loved two points on his IPL captaincy debut but insisted that his side were ten runs short on the night. Mayank added that his side has to shut the loss off and turn up better in the next game, against RCB.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: PBKS vs DC - Delhi King openers trounce sorry Punjab Princes

When KL Rahul didn’t walk out at the toss, it was evident that Mayank Agarwal had to pull off everything for Punjab and he tried to, with a 99 to take them to 166. But in the end, 166 looked under-par, with Delhi openers showing teams how to bat on these wickets by securing a seven-wicket win.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | KL Rahul diagnosed with acute appendicitis; set to miss encounter against Delhi

Ahead of Punjab Kings’ encounter with Delhi Capitals, the Men in Red and Gold have been dealt with a blow as skipper KL Rahul has been diagnosed with acute appendicitis, as confirmed by the franchise. The franchise also added that the wicketkeeper-batsman has been admitted to the hospital.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Punjab’s clash against Delhi

Having already played seven matches each, Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will kick-start their respective second halves of the season by taking each other on in Ahmedabad on Super Sunday. A Delhi win would edge them closer to qualification, while Punjab would be right in contention with a victory.
Blitz
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs PBKS - Rahul and Harpreet power Punjab to a comprehensive win over RCB

In what turned out to be a two-man show for Punjab, KL Rahul and Harpreet Brar put up solid individual performances to help the Punjab Kings to an easy win over the Royal Challengers. After failing to nail death bowling, RCB's batting also crashed big time with Kohli's batting pegging back the side.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to PBKS owner stand bringing out 'shut the noise' celebration in unison after Rahul reaches fifty

Celebrations are unique part of our achievements as they leave ever lasting memories. And it becomes even more special when others start copying your celebratory thing, which KL Rahul experienced today after the whole of PBKS' owner stand brought out 'shut the noise' move when he reached his fifty
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Prithvi Shaw should be the new meta for India’s outdated T20I powerplay games

A new ‘Meta’ only comes to play, when the existing ones are found out or become stale, in the gaming world. In cricketing terms, Prithvi Shaw can very well be India’s new meta in the powerplay, a phase that they have struggled over the past year or two, in comparison to the other countries.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam