newscricketa year ago

Bowlers shine, batsmen struggle in ‘one-hour challenge’ at preparatory camp

In preparation for the four-Test tour to the West Indies, coach Anil Kumble put the squad through a simulation exercise on the penultimate day of the preparation camp at Bengaluru. The bowling department looked in good flow, while the batting display would have raised concerns for Kumble.
Arun S Kaimal
newscricketa year ago

Murali Vijay: It is going to be a great 12 months for us

Indian opener Murali Vijay believes that the Indian cricket team is in for a great next 12 months under new coach Anil Kumble. Vijay also added that fitness will play a major part in India team’s success in the upcoming season, with India scheduled to play 17 Test matches between July and March.
Arun S Kaimal
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016: Dhoni's heroics help Pune hand Punjab the wooden spoon in dead rubber

Rising Pune Supergiants won the last game of a forgetful season, beating the Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets in Vishakhapatnam in a thriller. Fifties from Murali Vijay and Gurkeerat Singh took Punjab to a strong total of 172, but Dhoni finished the season off in style scoring the winning runs.
Debarshee Mitra
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016: Stoinis four-for sends Mumbai to brink of elimination

Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis’ four-wicket haul helped Kings XI Punjab defeat Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets at Vishakapatnam on Friday. After restricting the reigning champions to 124/9, Kings XI skipper Murali Vijay and Wriddhiman Saha took the team to the victory with an 116-run stand.
Arun S Kaimal
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2016: How can your team reach the last-4? Qualification scenarios explained

Arun S Kaimal
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2016 | Twitter Reactions as RCB beat KXIP by 1 run in a thrilling encounter

In a nail-biting finish, Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a scrappy win over Kings XI Punjab by 1 run as Murali Vijay's performance went in vain. AB de Villiers' heroics and the big-sized ground came to Virat Kohli's team's rescue, and Twitter reacted accordingly with some entertaining tweets!
Nikhil Deshpande
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016 : RCB edge out Kings XI in battle at the bottom

RCB pulled off a thrilling last-ball win by one run despite a fighting captain's knock of 89 from Murali Vijay at Mohali, thanks to a stifling penultimate over by Shane Watson. Earlier today, the visitors had put up 175 runs thanks to an all-out assault by AB de Villers who scored 64 off 35 balls.
Debarshee Mitra
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2016 | Twitter reactions to an almost empty stadium and pathetic fielding as KXIP beat Delhi

Kings XI Punjab pulled off an unlikely win over Delhi Daredevils in front of an almost empty stadium at Mohali. A great all-round performance by Stoinis gave Murali Vijay his second win as the KXIP captain and Twitter was quick to respond with some appreciable tweets and here are the best ones.
Nikhil Deshpande
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016: Uthappa fifty takes KKR to top of table

Kolkata Knight Riders weathered the Glenn Maxwell storm to grab a 7-run win over Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. Earlier, a 101-run stand between Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir, where they failed to accelerate despite having wickets in hand, saw KKR post a modest total of 164.
Amlan Majumdar
reportcricketa year ago

IPL 2016: Axar Patel’s hat-trick seals win for Kings XI Punjab

Axar Patel’s four-wicket haul, including a hat-trick, helped Kings XI Punjab defeat Gujarat Lions by 23 runs to register their second win of the season at Rajkot on Sunday. Earlier, KXIP posted a respectable total of 154 on the board on the back of newly appointed skipper Murali Vijay’s 55 off 41.
Arun S Kaimal