newscricketa month ago

Need to be best player motivates me, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul has said that his hunger to be the best batsman in the longest format of the game is what drives him to perform better. The Karnataka batsman, who started the season at the 57th position, managed to break into the top 10 due to some exceptional performances against England and Australia.
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newscricketa month ago

KL Rahul targets Sri Lanka series for return from injury

KL Rahul, who sustained a shoulder injury during the Test series against Australia earlier this year, is targeting the series against Sri Lanka in August for his possible return after the 25-year-old opener was ruled out of the ongoing IPL and the upcoming Champions Trophy in England.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ricky Ponting attributes RCB's horrendous run to KL Rahul's absence

Ricky Ponting tried to throw light on RCB's reason for failure this season. The former Australian captain believes that KL Rahul's absence proved expensive for the RCB side and Virat Kohli's dismal performance this season has resulted in the southern outfit languishing at the bottom of the table.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri wants Gambhir to be given an "Indian berth" for Champions Trophy

Ravi Shastri has come out in support of Gautam Gambhir to be included in the Champions Trophy squad after the Delhi batsman won the support of his fans on twitter. Gambhir has been extraordinary this IPL season and has amassed 376 runs and is the holder of the orange cap.
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newscricket2 months 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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featurecricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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featurecricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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