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newscricket19 days ago

Twitter reacts to Moises Henriques tricking wicket-keeper into dropping catch by ‘unintentionally’ throwing his bat

In Tennis we’ve seen players put off their opponents by doing something goofy, in Football we’ve seen goalkeepers play mind-games with penalty-takers, but today, Henriques pulled off an all-time-great trick. After edging the ball, Henriques unintentionally threw his bat to put off the wicket-keeper
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs PBKS - Deepak Chahar's storm sweeps Punjab of its feet

After Jaydev Unadkat had a field day against DC on Thursday, it was Deepak Chahar's turn to wreck havoc as he claimed a four-fer to break the back of PBKS and restrict them to 106. There was no twist in the tale unlike the last few games as Moeen Ali led a comfortable chase for the Men in Yellow.
Harshit Anand
featurecricketa month ago

How Royal Challengers Bangalore have unearthed ‘The Big Show’ in Glenn Maxwell

Back in IPL 2020, the then Kings XI Punjab were mightly confident of their chances of holding that coveted Indian Premier League trophy after getting Glenn Maxwell on board. However, ‘The Big Show’ that they expected to star in their blockbuster hit turned out to be a nail in their season's coffin.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Punjab Kings edition ft. New season but old chinks

When someone asks you to describe Punjab, tell them the following: they are the only franchise in the history of T20 cricket to have taken the, ‘Hey, can I copy your homework’ meme seriously.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Aakash Chopra picks Punjab Kings’ starting XI; breaks up Mayank-Rahul combo

Renowned expert Aakash Chopra named his starting XI for Punjab Kings and, interestingly, chose Chris Gayle as KL Rahul’s opening partner, demoting the hard-hitting Mayank Agarwal to No.3. Chopra included the Aussie duo of Moises Henriques and Jhye Richardson, but omitted Riley Meredith.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Sean Abbott ruled out of Adelaide Test; Moises Henriques roped in as replacement

Australia have added all-rounder Moises Henriques to their squad for the first Test, after Sean Abbott picked up a calf strain in the pink-ball warm-up game at the SCG. Abbott, part of the original Test squad, bowled only 7 overs in the 2nd innings versus India before walking away with injury.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Don’t see why there is so much of noise about Chahal replacement, questions Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that there is absolutely no problem in Yuzvendra Chahal being replaced by a concussed Ravindra Jadeja and asked why there is so much noise about it. Chahal starred with the ball in the middle overs and bagged the man of the match award as well.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Concussion Substitute : A case of sense and sensibility

The Brainline journal suggests that the dangerous collection of blood after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body might squeeze the brain against the skull. Concussion pushes the sportsman out of their comfort zone that might create a fatal situation later on.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket5 months ago

IND vs AUS | Not sure if Chahal was a ‘like-to-like’ replacement for Jadeja, questions Moises Henriques

While understanding Ravindra Jadeja had to be substituted, Moises Henriques questioned if Yuzvendra Chahal was indeed a right replacement according to the rule. However, he added that once a decision has been made, everyone needs to move forward and get on with the game.
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