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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2021 | Sanju backed himself to get the job done, nearly did it, reckons Kumar Sangakkara

Rajasthan Royals' Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara defended Sanju Samson's approach at the end and stated that he almost got the job done. He also had words of praise for youngster Chetan Sakariya and felt his 'attitude' and 'skill' were brilliant to witness in a high-scoring thriller.
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 | We are certainly hoping that Archer would be available for some part of the IPL, admits Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s new director of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara has admitted that the franchise hopes to have Jofra Archer available for some part during the IPL season after he underwent surgery. Sangakkara also stressed that the franchise wouldn’t rush him back at any point to be part of the IPL season.
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 | Crucial to give an individual or openers enough time in the tournament, admits Sanju Samson

After playing around with openers last season, RR new skipper Sanju Samson has admitted that it is crucial to give an individual or a pair of openers enough time to make an impact in the tournament. Kumar Sangakkara, on the other hand, added that RR would be looking to play free and relaxed cricket.
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newscricket14 days ago

IPL 2021 | Until last year, never felt that I may possibly be the captain of the Royals, reveals Sanju Samson

Rajasthan Royals' gloveman and captain Sanju Samson has revealed that, until the last year, he never thought that he will be the captain of the side one day. He also added there can be no one like MS Dhoni and also said that it's a dream come true to be working with legendary Kumar Sangakkara.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | My competition is with myself only, not thinking about Hardik or my future, reveals Shivam Dube 

Rajasthan Royals' latest recruit Shivam Dube has made it clear that he ain't thinking about Hardik Pandya or international cricket much as he's focusing on the IPL and competing with himself only. He also added that Kumar Sangakkara has told him that he will be playing in the middle-order.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Andrew McDonald not to continue as Rajasthan Royals coach for upcoming season

Rajasthan Royals and Andrew McDonald have decided to 'mutually' part ways, bringing a premature ending to the three-year deal signed between the franchise and the former Aussie player. However, reports stating that the franchise has been trying to negotiate a new role with McDonald.
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newscricket2 months ago

England's rotation policy is slowly building an army of amazing cricketers, reckons Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn has stated that England's rotation policy, even though being criticized by many back home, has been a fantastic plan and it is building an array of amazing cricketers. Steyn further stated that with a lot of ICC events scheduled in the next eight years, it is a fool-proof plan.
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newscricket2 months ago

Chris Morris’ addition will enable Rajasthan to utilize Archer flexibly, opines Kumar Sangakkara

RR Director Kumar Sangakkara claimed that Chris Morris has a ‘specific role’ to play in the side and added that the South African’s addition will enable the team to use Jofra Archer more effectively. Sangakkara also clarified that RR paid big bucks for Morris exclusively for his bowling ability.
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newscricket2 months ago

Muralitharan and Sangakkara included in Sri Lanka's new four-man technical advisory committee

In wake of the recent results of the Island nation, SLC on Friday announced that Muttiah Muralitharan and Kumar Sangakkara have been included in the four-person technical advisory committee. Further, former batsman, Aravinda de Silva has been appointed as the chairman of the committee.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Really enjoyed speaking to RR’s leadership group and can’t wait to get going, admits Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, who has been recently appointed as Rajasthan Royals’ director of cricket, has admitted that he really enjoyed speaking to the leadership group about the plans and is really excited to start his new role. Sangakkara last featured in the IPL for the SRH before his retirement.
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