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featurecricketa month ago

Broken first, made next: A Muttiah Muralitharan revolution

While some revolutions last thirty-forty years, this revolution in Sri Lanka lasted and ruled the World for 19 long years, with a rather polarised opinion attached to him. Some might say he is a chucker, he is a cheat and a disgrace while the others consider him as cricket’s very own, ‘Bowling God.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

A young Rohit Sharma reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq, recalls Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh has revealed that a young Rohit Sharma reminded him of the great Inzamam-Ul-Haq, due to the sheer time the Mumbaikar had in his hands whilst playing his shots. Incidentally, Rohit made his T20I debut for India in the game where Yuvraj hit six sixes in a single over against England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

A defeat for Bengal but a win for Sourav Ganguly’s Vision 2020

In 2016, when Mohun Bagan was playing Bhawanipore in the CAB Super League final at the Eden Gardens, with pink ball and under lights, Sourav Ganguly, standing at BC Roy Club House, struck a poignant pose. It was a pose that told a story of a dream, vision and planning for the future.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket4 months ago

Road Safety World Series | Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends to take on Brian Lara’s Windies side in opener

Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends side will take on the West Indies legend side captained by Brian Lara in the opening fixture of the Road Safety World Series on March 7. A total of 11 matches will be played between five teams with Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa amongst the other three.
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newscricket5 months ago

Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralitharan roped in by Team Rugby for Black Clash T20

Sri Lankan maestros Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralidharan have signed up to represent Team Rugby in the second Black Clash T20 match. Team Rugby go into the clash in Napier looking to repeat history having flattened Team Cricket by five wickets in the previous fixture which was a year ago.
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newscricket6 months ago

Both R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bring in difficult challenges, states Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch has shared that R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are a nightmare as they bring different challenges to the table for the batsman when asked which one of them is more difficult to face. Finch has also shared that Saeed Ajmal and Muttiah Muralitharan are the toughest bowlers he has faced.
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newscricket7 months ago

Harbhajan Singh one of the two hardest bowlers I faced, reckons Adam Gilchrist

Legendary Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist has revealed that Harbhajan Singh is one of the toughest he played as he compared him to Muttiah Muralitharan. Gilchrist also revealed that the 2001 Australia tour of India led to drastic strategic changes in the game plan of the Aussies.
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newscricket7 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Muttiah Muralitharan to feature in T20 tournament in Mumbai

Legendary Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, and Muttiah Muralitharan are set to feature in a tournament called the 'Road Safety World Series' which focuses on creating awareness for road safety. The trio will also be joined by the likes of Jack Kallis, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Brett Lee.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | If you’re fit, you can perform in any department, reveals Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan was adamant that if your fitness levels are at their peak, a player can perform across all departments in the T20 format. Khan did a brilliant job against Delhi Capitals on Thursday’s win at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium where he ended with figures 1/18 after four overs.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Rashid Khan is definitely Sunrisers Hyderabad’s main guy, reveals Shahbaz Nadeem

Shahbaz Nadeem has revealed that he is okay with playing second fiddle behind Sunrisers Hyderabad’s star player Rashid Khan and will grab any opportunity given to him this season. Nadeem was brought into the SRH squad along with Vijay Shankar from Delhi Capitals in exchange for Shikhar Dhawan.
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