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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2020 | Having Suryakumar and Ishan helps us control the middle-overs while batting, states Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene has stated that having both Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan in the middle-overs with their stroke-making abilities helps Mumbai control the encounter. He also added that the franchise would still continue looking to develop before they start their defence next season.
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newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 Final | Victory in final today was culmination of all hard work, expresses Mahela Jayawardene

Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene heaped praise on the MI players, who according to him word exceptionally hard during the off-season, and revealed that title number five was a culmination of all hard work that’s been put in. Jayawardene singled out MI’s preparation as the key to success.
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newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 | In an IPL final the name of the game is pressure, insists Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard has insisted that the final is always a high-pressure game and the key to tackle the pressure is to treat it like a normal game. He added that even though there won’t be any crowd, it would still be an enjoyable experience as it is the biggest final after the World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Very good effort from Mumbai Indians against KKR, expresses Mahela Jayawardene

Following the win against KKR, in the dressing room scenes post-match, Mahela Jayawardene has expressed his happiness over the win and admitted that it was a very good effort. However, Jayawardene wasn’t quite happy with de Kock batting in his training track-pants during the encounter.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Pleased to make coach Mahela happy by finishing off the game, reveals Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock, who was named Man of the Match versus KKR for his exquisite unbeaten 78, revealed that he was pleased to stay till the end and get the team over the line, after he failed to do the same in the last game. In a knock that comprised 9 fours and 3 sixes, de Kock carved KKR apart.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘hero’ Ishan Kishan turning villain as batsman’s brainfade leaves coach Jayawardene fuming

Cricket, particularly T20, can be unforgiving - one moment, you will be celebrated as the hero and the next moment, you will be lambasted for being a zero. Today, Ishan Kishan learnt a harsh life lesson as after a perplexing slog on ball one went wrong, coach Jayawardene expressed his discontent.
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newscricket2 months 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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featurecricket2 months 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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newscricket2 months 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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newscricket5 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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