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newscricket3 days ago

SL vs IND | Sri Lankan team has forgotten winning ways, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan has criticised the Sri Lanka cricket team after they lost the second ODI against India despite being in a commanding position to win and also lost the three-match ODI series. Muralitharan also pointed out that reserving Wanindu Hasaranga for death overs cost them the game.
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featurecricket5 days ago

SL vs IND 1st ODI Takeaways | Kuldeep's improved show, Shaw needs to convert and Lanka's ludicrous approach

There is only one England team that's playing today but the English brand of cricket was even on display in Colombo as the Indian batters thrashed the Lankan bowlers to win the first ODI comprehensively. Earlier, Sri Lanka's batting got exposed yet again, owing to their 'extreme' approach.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket6 days ago

Evaluating India's potential playing XI for Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Possible contenders and SC's picks 

One of the most exciting things surrounding the upcoming series between India and Sri Lanka has to be India's possible XI, given the bunch of exciting options that they have at their disposal. For almost every slot, there are quite a few quality options that India will have the liberty to pick from.
Harshit Anand
newscricket7 days ago

SL vs IND | Feel jealous that India have so many good players; Shaw will be a game-changer, reckons Russel Arnold

Sri Lankan commentator Russel Arnold has asserted that he's jealous of India's immense bench strength and reckoned that Prithvi Shaw will be one of the game-changers for India in the series. He also named Avishka Fernando as the game-changer for the hosts, who have been in a spot, of late.
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newscricket9 days ago

Deepak Hooda leaves Baroda; set to shift base to Rajasthan

All-rounder Deepak Hooda, who infamously was involved in a tussle with Krunal Pandya earlier this year, has decided to quit Baroda ahead of the 2021/22 domestic season that kicks off in October. Hooda, who debuted for Baroda as a 17-year-old in 2013, is reportedly set to move to Rajasthan.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Probably one of the best T20 games that I have been a part of, admits Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, in the post-match presentation, has admitted that this was probably the best T20 games that he has been a part of. The MI skipper also insisted that the partnership between Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard was crucial to their success in chasing down a mammoth target.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs MI - Kieron Pollard’s pyrotechnics smashes the CSK wall for an unlikely MI win

After losing the toss, CSK had to rely on several cameos, from Faf du Plessis to Ambati Rayudu to take them to a mighty total of 218 runs after their 20 overs. However, as fate had it, the total wasn’t enough, with Kieron Pollard throwing the wall down, with a 34-ball 87 to pull off a heist for MI.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘sloppy skipper’ Virat Kohli giving himself black-eye after dropping sitter

Virat Kohli has enjoyed a strained relationship with ‘knockouts’, but the RCB skipper took the talking point to the next level today in Chennai by almost knocking himself out. After Krunal Pandya smashed a Jamieson half-volley, Kohli, at mid-off, gave himself a black eye after dropping a sitter.
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featurecricket4 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Mumbai Indians edition ft. Hand them the trophy already

Building a championship team is great but only dynasties survive the test of time. A century from now, people may or may not recall the 92’ and 96’ World Cup winning teams but you can bet your house on them remembering the team wearing the bright yellow that dominated cricket for a decade.
Faizan Qadiri
newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to India clinching last-over thriller to wrap the series 2-1

After a scare in the closing stages of the match, India managed to snatch away a seven-run win against England in the third ODI and along with that the series 2-1. Brilliant innings from Sam Curran ensured the match rolled down to the penultimate over of the game at the MCA Stadium, in Pune.
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