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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Four net bowlers back home for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Four net bowlers - Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed, Krishnappa Gowtham, and Venkatesh Iyer were sent back to India for the upcoming edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. Further, Hardik Pandya’s bowling fitness still remains an uncertainty as he didn’t even roll his arm once in the net sessions.
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newscricket4 months ago

CSK vs DC | Twitter reacts as Delhi Capitals edge past Chennai Super Kings in a low-scoring thriller

Shardul Thakur threatened to take the game away from the Delhi Capitals in a run-chase of 137, but Shimron Hetmyer struck crucial boundaries towards the end to guide his team to a three-wicket win. The Capitals pipped Chennai Super Kings to claim the top position in the IPL 2021 points table.
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newscricket8 months ago

Will be a great learning experience to work with Rahul sir again, admits Krishnappa Gowtham

After being picked in the squad against Sri Lanka, Krishnappa Gowtham has admitted that it would be a great learning experience and opportunity to work with Rahul Dravid yet again. While calling his call-up dream come true, Gowtham credited his growth to the strong Karnataka set-up.
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featurecricket10 months ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket10 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Chennai Super Kings edition ft. Old guard and New beginnings

After the lion roared in all its seasons, it was almost a given that the fall would be mighty. And come 2020, we witnessed that fall - Chennai Super Kings failed to make the playoffs for the first time in IPL history, finishing seventh in the 2020 edition of the IPL.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
reportcricketa year ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Mumbai ride on Prithvi Shaw wave yet again to reach Grand Finale

When Mumbai take on Karnataka, it is always supposed to be a nail-biter but as it turned out, it was a one-sided affair, with Prithvi Shaw’s 165 taking Mumbai to 322. In reply, Devdutt Padikkal did make the right noise, with a 64, but with no other real support, it was Mumbai who entered the final.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

Ready for every sort of challenge at CSK; want to win matches for them, expresses Krishnappa Gowtham

Krishnappa Gowtham, who was the highest-paid uncapped Indian in the IPL Auction, expressed that he is ready for all sorts of challenges at CSK before adding that he wants to just win matches. He also admitted that playing under MS Dhoni is a dream come true and he also played down the price tag.
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featurecricketa year ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa year ago

How KL Rahul’s Kings XI Punjab found themselves struggling at 1-3 and not cruising at 3-1

Everyone wants a fairy tale, which has KL Rahul performing to his best and helping the Kings XI Punjab under Anil Kumble’s leadership to lift that coveted trophy for the first time in the history of the tournament to keep Preity Zinta happy. But, that’s far from what they are achieving right now!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Back skipper Rahul 110% on his decision to throw the ball to Gowtham, states Sheldon Cottrell

Kings XI Punjab’s Sheldon Cottrell, who bounced back on Thursday with a fine performance after getting pasted in Sharjah, has claimed that he did not feel that it was a blunder to make K Gowtham bowl the last over. The decision backfired, though, as the offie conceded 25 runs off the last over.
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