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featurecricket8 months ago

Ravichandran Ashwin - a Vaathi of art and possibly Tamil Nadu’s greatest cricketer

There’s only so much that we can write about Ravichandran Ashwin, that would talk about statistics because he is hell-bent on breaking them, every single thing when he walks out to take the field. But what is safe to say, he is here to stay, as Tamil Nadu’s greatest cricketer and a ‘Master.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2021 Retention | CSK: Jadhav and Harbhajan released; Suresh Raina retained

CSK have announced the list of players they have released ahead of IPL 2021 and have confirmed that Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh and Murali Vijay have all been let go from the franchise. Despite reports suggesting otherwise, however, the franchise have retained veteran Suresh Raina.
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featurecricket9 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who CSK should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Chennai Super Kings’ sojourn in the 2020 edition was more of a Shakespearean tragedy than a cricket tournament. There was no conspiracy from Cassius but it was more like Brutus' struggle between the conflicting moral demands with MS Dhoni finding himself in the cauldron of the United Arab Emirates.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket10 months ago

From Boxing Day 2014 debut to potential Boxing Day 2020 recall: A timeline of KL Rahul’s Test career

Six years post his debut at the Mighty G, KL Rahul’s Test career, which has remained an unsolved mystery, looks set to come full circle, with him set to be recalled for the second Test, starting December 26. We look at the complete timeline of his 36-Test career and dissect the drama that unfolded.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | India are badly missing a prime Murali Vijay, feels Anirudha Srikkanth

Former Chennai Super Kings batsman Anirudha Srikkanth feels that India are sorely missing the services of a peak Murali Vijay, who he believes was the team’s best opener of the past decade. K Srikkanth, meanwhile, echoed Virat Kohli’s thoughts and claimed that Indian batsmen didn’t show intent.
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newscricket10 months ago

SMAT 2021 | Tamil Nadu name Karthik, Vijay and Shankar in the probables; CV Varun misses out

Ahead of the 2021 edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Tamil Nadu Cricket Association have named the 26-man probables for the tournament with Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay and Vijay Shankar in the squad. However, Varun Chakravarthy misses out with an injury while KB Arun Karthik makes a comeback.
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featurecricketa year ago

‘Unconventional’ Chennai Super Kings grapple with demons of their own doing

CSK have lost two out of their first three games for the first time since 2012 and there seems to be no imminent solution in sight. MS Dhoni, the man with a Midas touch, is not sure of his own move and we are just done with the first week of the IPL - surely, the world can’t get any weirder.
Bastab K Parida
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | RR vs CSK: Today I Learnt - Sanju Samson goes berserk, Jofra Archer and Murali ‘Test’ Vijay

Two teams with contrasting fortunes in the last edition of IPL, Rajasthan Royals took on Chennai Super Kings in a match that unexpectedly went one-sided in favor of RR. Sanju Samson scored a scintillating 19-ball fifty boosting his team total to 216 and in reply, CSK were left 16 runs behind.
Deepak Yadav
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Kings XI Punjab

My god the thought of berating Kings XI Punjab, in itself, is funny. I mean, think about it: why would someone waste their time ranting about Punjab of all teams? You wanna know how seriously they take themselves? Alright. They once appointed Murali Vijay as their full-time captain.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Murali Vijay would be keen to redeem himself, believes K Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has opined that in the absence of Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay will have a great opportunity to redeem himself in the IPL 2020, which will be played in UAE. He added that Chennai Super Kings is a still a good team and would reach the knockouts as Dhoni knows the winning formula. 
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