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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2020 | MI players tend to bring their ‘A’ game out while facing CSK, proclaims Hardik Pandya

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya has proclaimed that, somehow, all Mumbai players tend to bring their ‘A’ game out versus Chennai and wished for the same to continue in the matches to come. MI coach Jayawardene also echoed Pandya and claimed that MI players thrive under pressure.
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featurecricket6 days ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Mumbai Indians

Many people are fans of the Mumbai Indians but I’m still struggling to find out why, given that they don’t even play beautiful cricket and often are helped by their back pockets. This is perfect for the other percentage of people, who hate the franchise, including me, so hop on this ride!
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newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2020 | Hardik Pandya looking very good in the nets, states Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene has revealed that star all-rounder Hardik Pandya is looking very sharp in the nets returning back from injury. He also added that the Pandya brothers have been wonderful for the Mumbai-based franchise and bring lot of energy to the defending champions.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma’s grace comes with a downside, reflects David Gower

Former England captain David Gower has stated that Rohit Sharma, like himself, plays with a lot of grace on the field but the downside is that nobody would see the grace once you get dismissed. Gower added that it is the amount of time that Sharma has spent on the pitch that made him successful.
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newscricket3 months ago

Had no reason or evidence to doubt integrity of 2011 WC final, states Alex Marshall

Alex Marshall, ICC's Anti Corruption Unit General Manager, has stated that the ICC ACU had no reason whatsoever to doubt the integrity of the 2011 World Cup Final. On Friday, Sri Lankan police called off the probe into the said game, which began on the back of Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s allegations.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sri Lanka police closes 2011 WC fixing case due to lack of evidence

After carrying out a detailed investigation to 2011 WC final fixing claims, the Sri Lankan police has closed the matter citing the lack of evidence. The police has also thanked the former cricketers for giving reasonable explanations about the changes made to the final Playing XI.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sangakkara, Jayawardene summoned to appear for 2011 WC match-fixing investigations

Sri Lankan Government’s special inquiry committee have summoned Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Aravinda de Silva and Upul Tharanga for the 2011 WC match-fixing investigations which happened on Wednesday. Earlier, Mahindananda Aluthgamage had alleged that the final was fixed.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shane Warne didn’t have Muralitharan’s variety, states Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has stated that, according to him, the reason why Muttiah Muralitharan had an edge over Shane Warne is because the former had more variation that his Aussie counterpart. The Australian and the Sri Lankan legends are considered as the two best spinners in the sport's history.
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newscricket3 months ago

Rohit Sharma’s biggest strength is his ability to gather information and use it, reckons Mahela Jayawardene

While Rohit Sharma has been described as an ‘instinctive’ leader, his coach at Mumbai Indians, Mahela Jayawardene, has admitted that Rohit’s biggest strength is his ability to gather a lot of information. He also added that the Indian opener’s keenness to learn things helps the franchise.
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newscricket3 months ago

Been a pleasure managing and being part of Mumbai Indians setup, admits Mahela Jayawardene

Leading the side to victory in the 2019 IPL, Mahela Jayawardene has admitted that it has been a pleasure to manage and be part of the four-time IPL winning franchise, Mumbai Indians. The Sri Lankan also has complimented Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah for their on-field performance.
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