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featurecricket2 days ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Shubhman Gill tops KL Rahul's efforts to take Kolkata to victory

Kolkata Knight Riders, who were chasing 186, are blessed with an able batting lineup and it came to its team’s disposal once again in the form of Shubhman Gill (71 off 46) to take his side home. Earlier, KL Rahul's 94 had handed Kings XI Punjab the initiative a competitive score of 185/7.
Sritama Panda
newscricket3 days ago

Aakash Chopra names best ODI XI; picks Eoin Morgan as captain over Virat Kohli

Aakash Chopra has named his 'Best ODI XI' and has opted to give leadership duties to Eoin Morgan over India’s Virat Kohli, alongside picking Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep and Mohammad Shami in the team. A host of big names, including Jasprit Bumrah, Williamson and Steve Smith, were missing from the side.
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newscricket13 days ago

Brad Hogg names four Indians in ‘Current Test XI’; no place for Virat Kohli

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg, in a YouTube video on Saturday, named his ‘Current Test XI’ and included four Indians, but astonishingly excluded Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Hogg’s XI features Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma as openers, while Steve Smith and Babar Azam also feature in the side.
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featurecricketa month ago

How the Indian team would look if they fielded three different sides simultaneously

Could it actually happen? Will we actually see countries field two (or) three different sides simultaneously to make up for the lost time? Only time will tell but today, we, here at SportsCafe, have decided to explore a hypothetical scenario that could very well come to fruition in six months' time.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Don’t think IPL will happen this year, concedes Mohammad Shami

Indian pacer Mohammad Shami has cast his doubts over the future of the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League and has stated that he cannot see the tournament going ahead this year. But should the tournament take place, Shami feels that scheduling it right before the WT20 would be ideal.
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newscricketa month ago

Contemplated sucide during dark phase in 2018, reveals Mohammad Shami

Mohammad Shami, who in 2018 hogged the limelight for issues off the field, including being charged with domestic violence, has now come up with a harrowing revelation, stating that he contemplated suicide during that phase. The pacer revealed that it was his family that kept him sane and stable.
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newscricket2 months ago

Played entirety of 2015 World Cup with knee injury, reveals Mohammad Shami

Mohammad Shami has revealed that he played the entirety of the 2015 Cricket World Cup with a swollen knee and recalled how he literally broke down in pain in the semi-final against Australia. With 17 wickets in 7 games, Shami finished as the fourth highest wicket-taker in the tournament.
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featurecricket2 months ago

What if Wednesday | What if Virat Kohli was picked by Delhi Daredevils

Welcome to our series ‘What If Wednesday,’ where we turn around the cricketing world and look at it from a never-seen perspective, one that slipped away from the grasp of reality. In this edition, we look at how a simple decision could have changed the entire IPL scenario for many franchises.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

International matches don't allow Indian stars to play domestic cricket, reveals Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar has admitted that current Indian stars cannot afford to play a lot of domestic cricket due to the jam-packed international calendar, unlike his era when there weren’t as many international games. He also added that it is all about quick adjustments for the current crop of players.
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newscricket2 months ago

Would definitely do well overseas if given more chances, claims Umesh Yadav

India pacer Umesh Yadav, who has almost turned into a home-specialist of sorts, admitted that his lack of game-time away from home is frustrating and believes that he will do well if he’s given a continuous run. The Vidarbha quick further lavished praise on the trio of Bumrah, Ishant and Shami.
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