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IPL 2021 | Safety of players was of utmost importance, not financial losses, admits Ness Wadia

Punjab Kings’ Ness Wadia has admitted that the safety of the players involved in the IPL was of utmost importance and added that he never bothered about the financial losses. While insisting that the postponement of the tournament was not a setback for brand IPL, he called it the right decision.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2020 | International players didn’t perform to the expected level, admits Ness Wadia

In the aftermath of finishing outside the top four, Ness Wadia has admitted that the international players for KXIP didn’t quite perform to the expected level. He also credited KL Rahul’s captaincy, admitting that he performed exceptionally well while hinting that Gayle will play for them in 2021.
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newscricket8 months ago

Franchises share contrasting views as financial constraints force them to rethink

Even though the BCCI pulled off the incredible and managed a full season of IPL without any visible discomfort, the franchises are now wary of their earning, and thus their spending, for the next season. However, Royals’ Manoj Badale is confident that the teams will see it through in 2021.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | Show me a more versatile player in Indian cricket than KL Rahul, asserts Ness Wadia

Kings XI Punjab owner Ness Wadia has stated that no one in Indian cricket is more versatile than KL Rahul, who has a range of batting in all positions. Wadia has also heaped praise on Anil Kumble for guiding the side to a fine performance by using his wisdom and experience of the past.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | Unfortunate Cricket does not put technology to good use like other sports, loathes Ness Wadia

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia, in the wake of an umpiring error costing his side the game versus Delhi Capitals, has claimed that technology is not being utilized to its full potential in cricket. Wadia called for fairness and transparency and alleged that umpiring errors cost KXIP the match.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Things will get better and smoother as we go forward, feels Ness Wadia

In the wake of 13 CSK members testing positive for Coronavirus, panic ensued in the IPL but Ness Wadia assured that things will eventually get better and smoother. Wadia has also hoped that the BCCI would make up for the losses the franchises would incur due to reduced sponsorship deal.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | One positive case can sabotage the entire IPL, fears Ness Wadia

Ness Wadia fears that if there is a single coronavirus positive case reported during the Indian Premier League in the UAE, the entire league will come under jeopardy. In terms of sponsorship ideals, Wadia feels that sponsors would be foolish not to take part in this edition’s IPL.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Would be surprised if this IPL is not the most watched ever, feels Ness Wadia

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia has stated that the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League has the potential to be the most-watched IPL ever. Wadia has also added that every player should be tested almost every day in the Emirates to ensure the safety of everyone involved in the league.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL should sever ties with Chinese sponsorships at least by 2021, states Ness Wadia

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia has stated that the Indian Premier League should sever ties with its Chinese sponsorships, if not this season, then by the 2021 season. After 20 Indian soldiers were killed in the Galwan Valley clash, Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps on Monday.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL cannot happen without foreign players, asserts Ness Wadia

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia is of the opinion that the Indian Premier League cannot take place without the presence of foreign stars that play in the league. The thirteenth edition of the IPL, which was originally scheduled to start on March 29, has been indefinitely postponed by the BCCI.
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