newscricket3 days ago

Injured KL Rahul doubtful for Champions Trophy

KL Rahul has admitted that his shoulder injury has reduced his chances of participating in the Champions Trophy in England and Wales in June. The Karnataka opener sustained the injury during the opening Test against Australia and returned on Saturday after undergoing surgery in England on April 10.
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featurecricket19 days ago

Royal Challengers Bangalore Preview: RCB on a quest to achieve the silverware

Powered by a top-order batting line-up that could intimidate any opposition on any given day, Royal Challengers Bangalore's trophyless run in the IPL is a case study. The lack of a proper bowling attack and an inexperienced middle-order have been touted as the major reasons for their debacle.
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newscricket21 days ago

RCB shortlist Jagadeesan and Vishnu Vinod with Rahul out of IPL-10

Royal Challengers Bangalore have shortlisted N Jagadeesan and Vishnu Vinod to replace injured batsman-keeper KL Rahul for the upcoming IPL 2017. Rahul, who scored 397 runs at an average of 44.11 last season, is to undergo surgery on his left shoulder that will see him miss the entire IPL-10.
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featurecricket23 days ago

Missing XI of Indian Premier League 2017

Remember 2016? Just as the IPL took off in all its glitz, one player after another had ruled them out of the tournament due to injury concerns that took some sheen out of the cash-rich league. And this time too, injury has started to play its part as some star players are missing out the league.
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newscricket23 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay officially out of IPL 2017

R Ashwin has been ruled out of IPL 2017 after being advised rest for 6-8 weeks for his groin, the BCCI announced. M Vijay is unlikely to play as he has to undergo surgery on his right wrist and rehabilitation for his left shoulder. Kohli's availability will be known in the second week of April.
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newscricket24 days ago

Ashwin and Vijay set to miss IPL 10

Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay are likely to miss the entire duration of the Indian Premier League, owing to the injury concerns sustained during the long home season. It has also been learnt that Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav may also sit out the early stages of their team’s campaigns.
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newscricket24 days ago

KL Rahul on RCB's injury list after Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore have been dealt a double blow ahead of IPL-10, with KL Rahul joining Virat Kohli on the injury list. It appears that the opening batsman from Karnataka suffered a shoulder injury during the Test series against Australia and will shortly be undergoing surgery in London.
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newscricket25 days ago

Rahul and Umesh reach career high Test rankings; Kohli and Pujara slip

KL Rahul was the biggest mover in the new ICC Test rankings moving to a career-high 11th rank thanks to his six half-centuries in the recently concluded India-Australia Test series. On the bowling front too, India made a big leap with Umesh Yadav managing to reach a career-best ranking of 21.
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newscricketa month ago

Ajinkya Rahane came out to dominate, says KL Rahul

Ajinkya Rahane played an uncharacteristically aggressive innings against Australia to seal a 2-1 series win for India at Dharamsala. KL Rahul has revealed that Rahane had made his mind up about his approach in the second innings and it showed as he smashed Pat Cummins for two consecutive sixes.
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newscricketa month ago

Dav Whatmore: Virat Kohli would choose Champions Trophy over IPL

Virat Kohli appears certain to miss RCB's initial matches in the IPL that kicks off on April 5 as a result of his shoulder injury, but Dav Whatmore believes that the Indian captain wouldn’t want to risk it by playing the whole length of the IPL with the Champions Trophy coming up in England in June.
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