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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | N Jagadeesan does obscene finger gesture to Baba Aparajith after getting 'mankaded', apologises later

Cricketers are often involved in a heated exchange of words during a live match on camera which generates a lot of attraction. One such incident took place on Thursday during a fixture in the ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League when N Jagadeesan did an obscene finger gesture to Baba Aparajith.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2022 | Batting first after winning the toss was not a good decision, admits MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni said that opting to bat first after winning the toss was not a very good idea against Gujarat Titans after suffering a seven-wicket defeat. Dhoni further added that the team will be looking forward to giving chances to the players on the bench in upcoming games.
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newscricket9 months ago

SMAT 2021-22 | Wasim Jaffer reacts as Odisha lose by one run after controversial boundary call in final over

Odisha coach and former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer pointed out an umpiring error after his team lost their Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021-22 match against Tamil Nadu by 1 run on Friday. The ball appeared to have touched the long-off boundary rope, but wasn't declared four by the umpires.
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featurecricketa year ago

TNPL Watch | How stars and up-and-rising talents from the bottom four sides performed in the first week

While in the first part, we saw a star-studded line-up in the top four, with names such as Sai Sudarshan amidst the mix of Tamil Nadu's regulars - Ganga Sridhar Raju, J Kousik - the second part would be rather interesting, with household names. Who made the list from the bottom four?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 years ago

How every Indian player retained by CSK and MI fared in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

A total of 20 CSK and MI players featured in the recently-concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, and, unfortunately for the two clubs, it was a tournament to forget for a vast majority of those 20. So, who impressed? Who didn’t? Who is bound to get more game time in IPL 2021? Who might warm the bench?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Time spent with Mike Hussey during IPL has helped me improve as a batsman, reveals N Jagadeesan

Tamil Nadu opener N Jagadeesan, who is the second highest run-getter in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, revealed that spending time with Mike Hussey during the IPL helped him get clarity and fine-tune his batting. Jagadeesan further spoke of the surreal experience of playing alongside MS Dhoni.
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cricket2 years ago

Learnings from Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy’s quarter-final clashes ft Motera Stadium

After battling it across five venues, eight teams arrived in Ahmedabad to inaugurate the New Motera Stadium and they battled, there were plenty of sights on offer - good swing bowling, crazy power-hitting and incredible run-chases on the very last delivery of the game.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Krishnamachari Srikkanth rips Dhoni to shreds for ‘ridiculous’ comment about youngsters

Former Indian batsman Krishnamachari Srikkanth, on the back of Dhoni’s post match comments on Monday, launched a no-holds-barred attack on the CSK skipper and termed the veteran’s excuses ‘ridiculous’. Srikkanth tore into Dhoni for his comments about youngsters ‘not showing enough spark’.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | MS was comfortable with extra bowler as we felt pitch might slow down, reveals Stephen Fleming

Speaking about bringing Piyush Chawla in for N Jagadeeshan, Stephen Fleming has stated that Dhoni was comfortable with the idea as they collectively thought the wicket would slow down. The CSK coach has also added that they didn’t want to muddle the batting order anymore, thus sent Curran up.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Jagadeesan knock a lesson for CSK that there’s life beyond older players, asserts Sanjay Manjrekar

Renowned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar lavished praise on young Narayan Jagadeesan, who impressed on his IPL debut, and asserted that his knock was a lesson for CSK that they can start banking on younger players. Manjrekar further defended the knock of Rayudu, who largely batted without intent.
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