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featurecricket6 months ago

How every Indian player retained by KXIP and KKR fared in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

KXIP and KKR players endured mixed fortunes in SMAT 2021: while a vast majority of the Knight Riders stars disappointed, almost all the ‘Kings’ exited the competition with their reputation enhanced. From Prabhsimran Singh to Shivam Mavi, we look at how every KXIP and KKR player fared.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 months ago

Will have to live with the guilt of missing father’s funeral and son’s birth, says Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh has stated that he will forever have to live with the regret of missing his father's funeral and the birth of his son as cricketing commitment in the Covid time took precedence. He further stated that he will plan a trip to see his son once the BCCI reveals the domestic calendar.
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newscricket9 months ago

VIDEO | Superman Stokes’ incredible take gifts Archer’s ‘snorter’ a reward

As Jofra Archer steamed in to bowl, Punjab’s in-form opening pair was right there to tackle him but little did they expect a snorter from the Englishman, forcing Mandeep Singh to balloon his shot in the air. However, it seemingly was dying on Ben Stokes before a magical leap helped him get there.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | This is the hungriest I have ever seen Chris Gayle play, proclaims KL Rahul

KL Rahul has insisted that he had never seen Chris Gayle so hungry for runs in his career and added that it was really a tough decision not to play him from the beginning, Rahul has also added that it was a complete team performance that led to the ongoing Kings XI Punjab resurgence.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Knew I needed to take pressure off Mandeep by hitting sixes, reveals Chris Gayle

Universe Boss Chris Gayle, whose 25-ball 50 handed KXIP their fifth win on the bounce, claimed that he understood that going after the bowling was the need of the hour, with Mandeep Singh playing anchor. Walking in at 47/1 in the 8th over, Gayle smashed 5 sixes to help take KXIP over the line.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | This knock is for my dad, expresses Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh has dedicated his match-winning knock against Kolkata Knight Riders to his deceased father who passed away last week. Mandeep has also added that his father always used to tell him to remain not out and he was very proud of pulling the win off for the team, following his dad's advice.
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newscricket9 months ago

Twitter reacts to bereaved Mandeep Singh paying tribute to late father in classy half-century celebration

We all know Sachin Tendulkar and his sky-looking celebration in the memory of his father but another chapter added to the fairytale with Mandeep Singh at the centre of it. Bereaved Mandeep batted through the pain of losing his father, and, after reaching his 50, he paid a lovely tribute to him.
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featurecricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | KKR vs KXIP Evaluation chart - Gayle-storm lands in Sharjah as muddled KKR left to rue their tactics

Kolkata Knight Riders’ baffling approach to the game, where lack of clarity took the centre stage, left them in a position to tussle with NRR for a spot in the play-offs. Meanwhile, smart Kings XI Punjab rode the Gayle-storm and a stunning Shami spell up front to secure a comfortable 8-wicket win.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | Was looking to bat positively; bit disappointed that I couldn’t stay till end, admits Mandeep Singh

Following the drubbing at the hands of CSK, Mandeep Singh admitted that he was looking to bat positively before adding that he was a bit disappointed about his dismissal. However, he stated that KXIP are addressing their issues in terms of their bowling and will bounce back strongly next game.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group A - Rajasthan rout Kerala, Manoj Tiwary hits triple ton against Hyderabad

Rajasthan defeated Kerala by an innings and 96 runs inside five sessions in their sixth round clash at the St. Xavier's College Ground in Thiruvananthapuram. While Gujarat and Vidarbha seized leads against Punjab and Delhi respectively, Bengal mounted a massive 635 for seven against Hyderabad.
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