featurecricket25 days ago

IPL 2019 | Team of Week 5 ft. Dinesh Karthik, Riyan Parag and Dale Steyn

This was a fascinating week of Indian Premier League, which not only transformed some young players into stars but also saw pacers ruling the roost. While Andre Russell remained silent, Ajinkya Rahane and Dinesh Karthik made us sit up, and showed us what they have got as far as power-hitting goes.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Meme Report : MS Dhoni-less CSK lose their first home game of season against MI

Chennai Super Kings failed to chase down the target of 156 runs in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the absence of their leader MS Dhoni at the Chepauk this evening. Rohit Sharma (67) led front for the visitors before their bowlers ran through the CSK batting line-up that looked weak without MSD.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa month ago

CSK vs MI | Player Ratings: Batting collapse hand CSK massive 46-run defeat against Mumbai Indians

CSK kept losing wickets on a consistent basis to endure a 46-run defeat while chasing a target of 156 against Mumbai Indians. Mitchell Santner was the shining star while there were few occasional sparks of brilliance from others as CSK continue to dominate the points table despite.
Ayesha d'Souza
newscricketa month ago

Ish Sodhi says leg spinners' ability to get wickets makes them handy

New Zealand leg spinner Ish Sodhi has stated that leg spinners enable a team to scalp wickets in the middle overs, which hampers the opposition’s ability to score heavily in the death overs. The Rajasthan Royals spinner feels that this is the reason that leg spinners are all the rage at the moment.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

KKR vs CSK | Player Ratings - Imran Tahir and Suresh Raina ensure Chennai Super Kings secure their seventh win in eight matches

After Imran Tahir and Shardul Thakur put the brakes on Kolkata Knight Riders’ carnage in the middle overs, Suresh Raina played a calculative innings to guide Chennai Super Kings to their 7th victory in the tournament. Despite the victory, Shane Watson’s form would be a huge cause of concern for CSK.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni fined for code of conduct breach after altercation with umpire

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has been fined 50 percent of his match fee by BCCI after the former Indian skipper charged into the ground to argue with the umpires over a no-ball controversy. CSK were playing away to Rajasthan Royals, when the incident happened, and eventually won the game.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Twiiter reacts as MS Dhoni loses his cool and lashes out on umpires

That was just an unbelievable finish of the game and nothing in this tournament can come close to the final over drama. MS Dhoni got extremely angry on umpires and intervened the field after getting out and Twitter reacted on the same by sharing a mixed opinion on MS Dhoni losing his cool.
Soumil Khare
newscricket2 months ago

ICC World 2019 | New Zealand become first team to announce their 15-man squad

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has announced the country’s 15 man squad for the World Cup to be held in England and Wales scheduled from June 30. There were no surprises barring the backup wicket-keeper slot, which was given to Tom Blundell, and Kane Williamson will continue with his captaincy duties.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Not important to make changes unless necessary, says MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni has stated that changes in the squad should be made only if it’s necessary citing the reason for Mitchell Santner’s inclusion in the match against Rajasthan Royals. A devastated Ajinkya Rahane, however, felt that the Royals had lost the match in the last five overs of the first innings.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

CSK vs RR | Player Ratings - Dwayne Bravo and MS Dhoni star in Chennai Super Kings’ impressive win against Rajasthan Royals

After MS Dhoni’s pyrotechnics helped Chennai Super Kings reach a total of 175 runs after an inauspicious beginning, Dwayne Bravo kept his cool to defend 12 runs in the final over to guide CSK to the top of the table. Among others, Imran Tahir and Deepak Chahar had a big role to play in the win.
Bastab K Parida