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newscricket13 days ago

Murali, Malinga and Steyn among toughest to bat against, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has suggested that he has found Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan and Lasith Malinga alongside South Africa’s Dale Steyn toughest to bowl to in international cricket. Taylor further added that the Sri Lankan duo troubles him the most with their unique bowling actions.
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newscricketa month ago

Lasith Malinga best yorker bowler in the world, admits Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah has admitted that Mumbai Indians teammate Lasith Malinga is the best yorker bowler in the world and his experience adds to the craft. Bumrah, who is also made a name for himself for the same ability, has previously credited the veteran in helping him out with yorkers.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Champions League SRL | Notts vs Mumbai Evaluation Chart - Notts run riot as MI slump to third consecutive defeat

Mumbai Indians were handed their third straight defeat in the Champions League SRL as a rampant Notts side ravaged the Blues’ bowlers to power towards a 57-run thrashing. In what was an exhibition of T20 hitting, Notts hit 13 SIXES to post a mammoth score of 221, before restricting MI to just 164.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

Champions League SRL | DC vs MI Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s 69* enough to take Delhi home

Shikhar Dhawan gave his former side a telling, scoring an unbeaten 69 runs in their chase of Mumbai’s 161, with Rishabh Pant too scoring a quick-fire 35 to help Dhawan. On the other hand, it was Kagiso Rabada and Ravichandran Ashwin who impressed with the ball for the Capitals’ earlier in the night.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

Champions League SRL | MI vs SS Evaluation Chart - Bowlers help Mumbai Indians edge past the Sussex test

After a bright start to the encounter from the Mumbai openers, the home side left it too late to rescue a victory in the Champions League SRL encounter against Sussex Sharks. It was the bowlers led by Hardik Pandya and Rahul Chahar who turned the encounter in Mumbai’s favour at home.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

Champions League SRL | SS vs MI Evaluation Chart - Quinton de Kock’s 75* leads Mumbai Indians to easy victory

Despite the slow start from the Sixers’ openers, they got off themselves to a decent total of 160 for the loss of seven wickets at the end of their first innings. However, contrary to their belief, the total was not enough, with de Kock-Rohit Sharma leading the Indians’ charge for an easy victory.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma named joint ‘GOAT’ IPL captains by 50-member panel

MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma, on Saturday, were declared as the joint best IPL captains of all time by a Star Sports panel that comprised 50 members, including experts and former cricketers. Meanwhile, RCB captain Virat Kohli was named the greatest Indian batsman in the history of the IPL.
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newscricket3 months ago

Indian Cricket team wanted to win 2011 World Cup badly and we did it, reveals Zaheer Khan

Looking back at the win, Zaheer Khan has admitted that the team was desperate to win the 2011 World Cup at home, which he also saw as a great opportunity for the veterans to bow out. Zaheer added that the MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir partnership was instrumental in making his day a momentous one.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Lasith Malinga's 'perfect' yorker to welcome Andre Russell back to T20Is

The first T20I in Pallekele saw the return of Andre Russell to T20I cricket after a 18-month hiatus and Lasith Malinga welcomed Dre Russ back to T20I cricket in his own style. The Lankan wizard bowled an inch-perfect yorker to bamboozle Russell and the Twitterati lost their mind over the same.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs SL | Lack of early wickets hurt us this series, reckons Lasith Malinga

Sri Lankan skipper Lasith Malinga believed that Sri Lanka's inabilty to take wickets in the powerplay was one of the main reasons why they lost the series 2-0. He took responsibilty for being unable to strike for the team in the early overs but believed that his team will do well in the near future.
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