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newscricket2 months ago

Ben Stokes decision wouldn't have been made easily, opines Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has expressed his solidarity towards England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who recently took an indefinite break from cricket in order to prioritise his mental health. Sangakkara said many athletes in these COVID-19 times have taken tough decisions after their mind feels the pressure.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sangakkara and Flower among 10 inductees in ICC Hall of Fame

Ahead of the marquee World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand, the ICC has inducted 10 cricketers into the ICC Hall of Fame for their remarkable contribution to Test cricket. The latest induction has taken the illustrious list to a total of 103 players from 93 earlier.
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newscricket4 months ago

Riyan Parag is a very special player, has the ability to play for India in future, admits Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara has admitted that all-rounder Riyan Parag is a very special player and insisted that he has the ability to contribute to Indian cricket in the future. Alongside that, Sangakkara was also very vocal in praising Chetan Sakariya, calling him a ‘revelation’.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Batting smartly in the powerplay need of the hour for Rajasthan, claims Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, rued his side’s inability to build partnerships and claimed that there is a desperate need for the side to bat ‘smarter’ in the powerplay. After losing two wickets in the powerplay in each of their first three games, RR were reduced to 32/3 on Thursday.
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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket6 months 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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newscricket7 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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