featurecricket2 days ago

The BJ Watling way: Of simplistic approach and mind-blowing exploits

Far away from the contortions of the breakneck world, there’s a man smiling through his achievements. Smiling, not because of his accomplishments but, because he is not swayed by them.
Sritama Panda
newscricket5 days ago

Gautam Gambhir "blames" MS Dhoni for falling three-run short of century in 2011 World Cup final

Gautam Gambhir has revisited his 2011 World Cup final's 97-run knock against Sri Lanka and blamed MS Dhoni's "cautionary advice" for not being able to get to his century. The southpaw has also added that those three runs will continue to haunt him for the rest of his life despite the WC success.
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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2020 | Amazing how MS Dhoni keeps faith in experienced players, exclaims Sanjay Manjrekar

Analysing each team’s decisions in the trading window ahead of the player auction, Sanjay Manjrekar has said that MS Dhoni will continue to keep his faith in the experienced players despite their age. Meanwhile, RCB coach Mike Hesson admitted that he was happy with the business they’ve achieved.
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featurecricket5 days ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | Dissecting the pre-auction window of every IPL team

As teams prep for the ultimate showdown next month, some have chosen to marginally trim their squads, while the others have gone full-on, weeding out a large chunk. We, at SportsCafe, have dissected the pre-auction window of every team in the competition and have given our own verdict on them.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

MS Dhoni begins training but unlikely to feature in West Indies series

Indian wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni has started practising at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi but will not be available for the three-match ODI and T20I series against West Indies in December. Dhoni has not played a competitive match since India's semifinal loss to New Zealand in the World Cup.
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newscricket8 days ago

Playing under MS Dhoni in IPL has significantly helped my career, says Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar has credited his time playing under MS Dhoni in the IPL for CSK for all his recent success in international cricket. Chahar became the first Indian male cricketer to claim a T20I hat-trick, while also winning India the series against Bangladesh with a T20-record spell of six for seven.
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featurecricket9 days ago

Team India two years too late in arbitrating Shreyas Iyer as No.4

The Indian team management has been making mistakes aplenty and learning from them one at a time. But a more ideal scenario would’ve been shunning those evitable blunders. One of the major examples of this redundant case is Shreyas Iyer’s story, which has been - by all means - eventful. 
Sritama Panda
featurecricket11 days ago

IND vs BAN | Winners and losers ft. MS Dhoni, Sanju Samson and R Sridhar

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh was completely off the charts, it was like entering a concert expecting Imagine Dragons and getting Iron Maiden instead. The series almost resembled a circus and had its own share of clowns and ringmasters, and so we’ve compiled our very own list.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket12 days ago

IND vs BAN | 3rd T20I Evaluation Chart - Here's your perfect concoction for a T20 game

With glimpses of the Delhi and Rajkot T20Is, the decider at Nagpur was nothing but pure gold in terms of having all the elements required to make a perfect game. As India sealed the series 2-1 with an ecstatic victory, Bangladesh do have some positive to take in the form of Mohammad Naim.
Sritama Panda
newscricket12 days ago

VIDEO | Sam Billings recreates MS Dhoni's 'no look' runout against Ross Taylor

When it comes to runouts and stumpings in international cricket, nobody trumps MS Dhoni except Ross Taylor who is more often than not at the receiving end. Another such instance of a spectacular run out occurred as Sam Billings recreated MS Dhoni's genius to run Ross Taylor out in the fifth T20I.
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