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IND vs AUS | Varun Chakravarthy handed maiden call-up by selectors for T20Is

Kolkata Knight Riders mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has been handed a shock call-up for the Australia T20Is on the back of his impressive performances in the ongoing edition of the IPL. While the selectors overlooked Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, however, found a place.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | KKR cannot have two inexperienced India pacers in their lineup, opines Joy Bhattacharjya

Joy Bhatttacharjya has opined that despite the fact that Kolkata have shown great faith in their pacers, they should not be playing two inexperienced pacers at the same time. He stated that he would add experience to the lineup in a flash and would play Sunil Narine in the next game no matter what. 
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 | Have to be as adaptable as possible with our batting unit, proclaims Eoin Morgan

After having replaced Dinesh Karthik as KKR’s skipper, Eoin Morgan has proclaimed that KKR needs to be as adaptable as they could with their batting unit. While crediting Mumbai Indians, he also stated that they need to turn things around, both with their batting and bowling to stay alive.
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newscricket19 days ago

IPL 2020 | Kuldeep is left out because of the size of the grounds here, reveals Kyle Mills

KKR bowling coach Kyle Mills has revealed that Kuldeep Yadav has been left out from the squad due to the size of the grounds in the United Arab Emirates. However, the Kiwi has also added that the wrist-spinner is ‘working the house down’ to return back to the KKR squad for upcoming matches.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | SRH vs KKR: Today I Learnt - Pat Cummins’ role and SRH management’s incognizance

After an SRH batting performance, ‘powered’ by Saha, which made Murali Vijay’s knock on Friday look like a Dre-Russ cameo, KKR dusted off a target of 143 with relative ease and disdain. But there were a lot of learnings from the game, not least the ideal role for Pat Cummins in the KKR side.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa month ago

Dinesh Karthik faces race against time with KKR captaincy on the line

And the problem is not a recent one but with the appointment of Eoin Morgan as the vice-captain, Karthik’s race against time is pretty much equivalent to a sand-clock. How did it all start and where do I begin with what all went possibly wrong in his tenure?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Shubman Gill is KKR’s best batsman and focal point, states Scott Styris

Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris believes Shubman Gill is KKR’s best batsman and feels there is an added responsibility on the youngster’s shoulder due to the batting unit revolving around him. Styris further raised concern about KKR’s bench strength, but backed them to finish 3rd.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview, Power Rankings, Predictions

One of the three most successful teams in the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders have failed to turn heads with their jarring performances in the last few years. The 2019 IPL left a lot to be desired from Dinesh Karthik's men, who need to turn around their fortunes emphatically this time.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Playing IPL on the backdrop of COVID-19 is challenging, insists Kuldeep Yadav

KKR spinner Kuldeep Yadav has stated that it is going to be very challenging to play IPL amid a global pandemic. He also emphasized the need to follow the protocols laid down by the government as even one mistake can wreak havoc in the tournament besides disturbing the team environment.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Kuldeep Yadav won’t lack confidence this time around, insists David Hussey

David Hussey has clarified that Kuldeep Yadav won’t have any confidence issues going into the Indian Premier League this time as he believes that the Indian left-arm wrist spinner is at the top of his game. Last year, Kuldeep was dropped from KKR after picking just four wickets from nine matches.
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