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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | Jasprit Bumrah can fill the shoes of Malinga; bowl at death overs, reckons Brett Lee

Brett Lee has suggested that Jasprit Bumrah will be able to fill in the shoes of Lasith Malinga, who pulled out of IPL due to personal reasons, and bowl at the death overs. He praised Bumrah for being consistent and pointed out that Bumrah and Malinga have similar traits of deadly yorkers.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 | Not too 'fussed' about our last time's display in UAE, asserts Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has stated that he isn't concerned about their last time's performance in UAE as they have mostly a new squad now. He added that the team is trying to understand the pitches and conditions in UAE so as to give their best in the forthcoming IPL.
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featurecricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians - Preview, Power Rankings, Predictions

There is a sense of allure with Mumbai Indians - the most successful IPL franchise of all-time. A combination of T20 orthodoxy along with a multi-faceted dynamism played a part in the side striking a chord as arguably the most successful T20 side in the world.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2020 | Jasprit Bumrah is probably world’s best T20 bowler, opines James Pattinson

After being named as a replacement for Lasith Malinga, James Pattinson has opined that Jasprit Bumrah is one of the world’s best T20 bowler, according to the current form with Trent Boult just behind. He also admitted that slower deliveries like cutters might be utilised more by bowlers in UAE.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Mumbai Indians losing trump card Lasith Malinga ahead of IPL 2020

Lasith Malinga will miss IPL 2020 for personal reasons, and Mumbai Indians have confirmed that the Sri Lankan pacer will be replaced by James Pattinson. Malinga's absence is a body blow for Mumbai, who have been heavily reliant on the Lankan for over a decade, and the Twitterati reacted on the same.
Soumil Khare
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Lasith Malinga pulls out of IPL 13; to be replaced by James Pattinson

Defending champions Mumbai Indians have confirmed that they will be without the services of their talisman Lasith Malinga, who has pulled out of the competition due to personal reasons, for the forthcoming edition of the IPL. The franchise confirmed that James Pattinson will take Malinga’s place.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Lasith Malinga set to miss initial games of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons

Mumbai Indian’s pace bowler Lasith Maliga is set to miss the initial few games for the franchise in the 2020 edition of the IPL, owing to personal reasons. However, the pacer is expected to be a part of the franchise’s set up later in the campaign as they aim to win their fifth IPL title in the UAE.
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featurecricket2 months ago

What was the IPL like the last time it was played in UAE

In exactly 49 days’ time, the Indian Premier League will return to The United Arab Emirates, six years after the country hosted no less than 20 IPL matches as a result of the general elections taking place back home in India.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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