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newscricket8 days ago

WI vs SA | Very much impressed by the win; collective effort from the entire team, states Dean Elgar

After a win by an innings and 63 runs, South African skipper Dean Elgar has stated that he is very much impressed with the collective effort of the team in their win over the Windies. He also praised the batting unit, who scored 322 on a tough surface before crediting the bowlers for their efforts.
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newscricket10 days ago

WI vs SA | It was a special feeling to get a fifer after a few four-fers, stresses Lungi Ngidi

After ending up with figures of 5/19, Lungi Ngidi has admitted that it was a special feeling for him to end the five-wicket-haul draught after picking multiple four-fers in his Test career. Ngidi stated that the bowling unit wanted to be ruthless before talking about his work on the out-swinger.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as ‘flying’ Faf du Plessis leaves everyone stunned with an acrobatic effort

Manish Pandey had just launched a boundary and he was already ready for the next ball, to swing it down to the boundary line. However, there was the twist, Pandey had got it right, in fact, had got it perfectly timed but a flying Faf du Plessis pulled off a stunner to silence them all in the ground.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to David Warner grunting in disappointment after massive ‘empty’ swing

While the scoreboard might have read David Warner’s score as 39, it came off 44 deliveries, in an extremely frustrating innings for the left-hander, who couldn’t make head or tail of the delivery. It eventually turned into a massive grunt, after Warner had missed a slot delivery from Lungi Ngidi.
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featurecricket2 months ago

What we learnt from Delhi’s CSK obliteration - and why the future is still gloomy for the Super Kings

Injection of positivity from Moeen, the return of a revitalized Raina and absurd lower-order hitting threatened to turn CSK’s fortunes around but the joy did not last long for the Super Kings. Despite game 1 providing CSK with many a silver lining, the DC encounter also rang quite a few alarm bells.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Will take time for ‘Chennai-based’ CSK to adapt to Wankhede, claims Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming insisted that it’s an arduous task for a team to completely change its philosophy and pointed out how Mumbai Indians struggled to adapt to a slow-ish Chennai wicket. On a flat Wankhede deck, Chennai’s holes were exposed by a ruthless Delhi side.
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featurecricket3 months ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Chennai Super Kings edition ft. Old guard and New beginnings

After the lion roared in all its seasons, it was almost a given that the fall would be mighty. And come 2020, we witnessed that fall - Chennai Super Kings failed to make the playoffs for the first time in IPL history, finishing seventh in the 2020 edition of the IPL.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Lungi Ngidi to miss the opening game for the CSK, confirms Kasi Viswanathan

CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has confirmed the unavailability of South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi for CSK's 2021 IPL season opener. Not only Ngidi, but other South African stars like Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje and David Miller are also likely to miss their team's opening game.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | South African players to leave for IPL after second ODI on April 4

South Africa's IPL-bound players will reportedly play only the first two ODIs against Pakistan and then will leave for the IPL in a chartered flight, exactly like the English and Australian players who joined last year's IPL. That way, the players will be barred from a seven-day Quarantine.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | MS Dhoni is massive for cricket and Chennai, even crows chant his name, states Lungi Ngidi

South African and CSK pacer Lungi Ngidi has asserted that the former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is a massive figure for cricket and Chennai as even crows chant his name in the city. He also added that he loves the fact that the Chennai Super Kings skipper is always there when his players need him.
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