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newscricket16 days 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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featurecricket16 days 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.
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newscricketa month 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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featurecricketa month 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
newscricket2 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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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | India need a bowler like Chahal; Krunal cannot be the fifth bowler, suggests Sunil Gavaskar 

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has asserted that India need their leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal back in the side, claiming that Krunal Pandya can't be the team's fifth bowler. India had lost the second ODI after they scored 336, with England batsmen plundering the hosts' bowlers.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Kuldeep Yadav needs to chin up and get stronger, these things happen, advises Dinesh Karthik 

Kuldeep Yadav's former KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik has advised him to accept what happened to him in the second ODI and come back stronger as, he believes, these things are part and parcel of the game. DK also felt that the Men in Blue missed a trick by not starting with a pacer against Ben Stokes.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | This is all dedicated to the old man, his blessings are there with us, expresses Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya, who hit the fastest ODI half-century on debut, has dedicated the knock to his father and was visibly emotional throughout the game. In a conversation with Hardik Pandya, he revealed that he brought his father's clothes with him to Pune to draw energy out of his memories.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG 1st ODI Takeaways | India’s rigid approach up top and Krunal Pandya’s self-confidence

It was a game that ebbed and flowed so much as England found themselves at a comfortable position of chasing it all much ahead of the scheduled time. However, that is the beauty of cricket, as the Indian pacers made everyone realize, with wickets falling in a heap and England conceding the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘fiery debutant’ Krunal Pandya indulging in heated exchange with Tom Curran

Krunal Pandya had a rollicking start to his ODI career, with a fluent fifty that made him the darling of masses immediately. However, things were not as easy-peasy as it seemed, with the Baroda all-rounder indulging himself in a heated exchange with Tom Curran after reaching the 50-run mark.
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