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featurecricket3 days ago

Virat Kohli leaving Australian tour incomplete is not that big a deal

With Virat Kohli opting not out of the last three Tests on the tour of Australia, there has been lots of chatter about the Indian team not being as strong without their skipper. However, historically, team India has done well without Kohli and are likely to do on the upcoming tour as well.
Deepak Yadav
featurecricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 Review | KXIP: A promising campaign with an unfulfilling, anti-climactic end

They came, they saw, they were hurt, badly, they bounced back and they threatened to conquer but never did. A neutral’s delight, Kings XI Punjab added life and spice to IPL 2020 to transform the tournament from good to great, but, unfortunately, were not able to make it memorable for themselves.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket20 days ago

IPL 2020 | Brad Hogg names his IPL XI of league phase; leaves out Rahul, Kohli and Warner

Brad Hogg named his IPL XI of the league stage and made heads spin as he left out the orange cap holder KL Rahul and RCB skipper Virat Kohli. Hogg preferred Rahul's teammate Mayank ahead of him while he selected MI's Suryakumar Yadav over Virat Kohli, picking Rashid and Chahal as the spinners. 
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Indian cricket fans deserve transparency about Rohit Sharma’s injury, claims Sunil Gavaskar

Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has come down hard on the BCCI for beating around the bush with regards to Rohit Sharma’s fitness, after the board omitted the opener from the Australia tour owing to ‘injury’. Gavaskar’s comments come on the back of Rohit hitting the nets for Mumbai.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | SRH vs KXIP Evaluation Chart - Arshdeep and Chris Jordan pull off a miracle in Dubai

After Kings XI Punjab posted just 126 runs in the first half, it looked like an easy chase for the Sunrisers Hyderabad batting unit, consisting of Jonny Bairstow and David Warner. While the duo put up a 56 run partnership, Punjab’s excellent death-over bowling prevailed, as they won by 12 runs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
cricketa month ago

Three kingly bets from Punjab vs Hyderabad that will help you strike jackpot

In a clash that’s being hyped up as a potential encounter that could decide who clinches fourth spot, Kings XI Punjab will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai on Saturday. But October 24 is not just a golden opportunity for these two teams, but also for the punters, who can feast on this match-up.
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Margin of error was very low; backed myself to defend five runs, opines Mohammed Shami

Mumbai needed six runs off their super-over to win against KXIP, and Shami was entrusted with the duty to save five runs, where he admitted that the margin of error was very low. On the other hand, Chris Gayle too admitted that Shami was the man-of-the-match for his efforts to defend just six runs.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP showed real character to pull the game back, affirms Chris Jordan

After a real nail-biter, Chris Jordan has affirmed that KXIP has shown real character to pull back the game against Mumbai in their favour via the second super-over. The all-rounder also credited Rahul-Mayank’s opening partnership as an exceptional brand of cricket and not reckless.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | KL Rahul’s form for KXIP is just ‘incredible,’ states Mayank Agarwal

Following the stunning victory over Mumbai, Mayank Agarwal was all in praise for his opening partner, KL Rahul, who completed his 500-run mark this season, admitting that the latter's form is just ‘incredible.’ He also opined that the team went with a nothing to lose approach, which helped them win.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to de Kock ‘saving’ Mayank Agarwal after batsman smashes leather off Boult

Mumbai Indians, miraculously recovered from 122 to score 176 with the bat and with the ball, they nearly got off the best start possible, nearly! After Mayank Agarwal edged one to the keeper, Boult started on his celebratory run before de Kock and the umpire refused to give it out.
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