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newscricket11 hours ago

RCB vs KKR | Bit of a wake-up call, says Virat Kohli as Kolkata thrash Bangalore by nine wickets

After Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) went down by nine wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday, Virat Kohli reckoned that it was an ideal 'wake-up call for the side which won five out of their seven matches in India. He also talked about an error in judgement from RCB.
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newscricket2 months ago

New Zealand players will feature in the second half of 2021 IPL, confirms David White

On Sunday, New Zealand Cricket (NZC)’s Chief David White has confirmed that the New Zealand players who featured in the first half of the IPL will definitely take part in the second half. Earlier, reports confirmed that BCCI are in talks with other international boards for players availability.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Vitality Blast watch | How overseas signings and England’s T20 stars have fared thus far

The Vitality T20 blast is not known as ‘IPL on cocaine’ for no reason: 10 days in, we’re already through 46 games. That’s right, FORTY SIX! Make no mistake, keeping up with this high-octane competition is no mean task, but at SportsCafe we like to push limits. So let’s begin the recap, shall we?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: DC vs KKR - Delhi's shaw-stopper cracks open the Kolkata nutshell

Even after some late blows from Andre Russell, who scored a 27-ball 45, Kolkata Knight Riders could only get themselves to a below-par total of 154 in the first innings. In reply, Delhi openers, Shaw and Dhawan were relentless and even scored 67 off the first six to take them home in no time.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket6 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Pleasing to see a performance like this from an inexperienced side, states Tim Southee

The New Zealand skipper Tim Southee, after the first T20I win, expressed that it was pleasing to see the side perform so well despite the lack of experience in the unit. On the other hand, Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah felt that their batting let the team down as they lost wickets in clusters.
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newscricket6 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Finn Allen earns maiden call-up; Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson return

On Tuesday, New Zealand announced their 13-man squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh, including new names such as Finn Allen and Will Young. On the other hand, the squad also sees a return of New Zealand’s pace duo of Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson under skipper Tim Southee.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Kyle Jamieson - an extra in New Zealand’s 'perfect' T20 scheme of things

Who is Kyle Jamieson in the New Zealand setup? A new-ball bowler? A batting all-rounder? A wicket-taker or just a genuine extra in New Zealand’s T20 scheme of things? At the moment, it certainly looks like Jamieson is an extra that the Kiwis could avoid, especially considering their strength.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket8 months ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from KKR’s releases and retentions ft. Cummins-Narine and the Kuldeep puzzle 

Kolkata Knight Riders, for all the galaxy of stars, have been quite poor in the last two seasons of the IPL. KKR were one of the luckier sides last season with few games completely bottled up by opposition yet not making it into the final four speaks a story itself for the franchise.
Harshit Anand
newscricket10 months ago

NZ vs WI | Our bowling was a bit erratic but it was an entertaining game, professes Kieron Pollard

Losing skipper Kieron Pollard stated that Windies bowling was erratic and if you are inconsistent it's difficult to win, however, he admitted that it was an entertaining game. Pollard made a brilliant fifty and kept Windies in the game and insisted that you train for such situations.
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newscricket10 months ago

I've got to work hard to get an opportunity in the Test side, insists Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson has insisted that he will have to work hard to get included in NZ’s Test side with Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner performing consistently and Kyle Jamieson establishing himself in the side. He added that such a strong bowling lineup puts pressure to perform at all levels.
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