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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | A million things went through my mind before I faced the last ball, reveals Nicholas Pooran

Kings XI Punjab batsman Nicholas Pooran, who took his side over the line on Thursday with a last-ball six, revealed that, prior to the ball, he had no clue what to do and wished to never find himself in a similar situation again. Pooran further labelled Gayle the greatest T20 batsman of all time.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | Had KXIP lost the game, who would have taken blame, Rahul, Gayle or Pooran?, asks Virender Sehwag

KXIP have made it a habit of taking even the easiest of chases to the final over as we saw in the game against RCB, which made Virender Sehwag question as to who would taken the blame, KL, Gayle or Pooran, in case of team losing. KXIP have won only two games after eight appearances in 2020 IPL.
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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2020 | Left-right combo reason RCB sent AB de Villiers at No.6, reveals Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli revealed that the thought process behind sending AB de Villiers at No.6 was maintaining a left-right combination, owing to the fact KXIP operated with two leggies. The decision backfired as AB, after walking to bat in the 16th over, scored just 2 runs.
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newscricket10 days ago

VIDEO | Furious Nitish Rana castigates Shubman Gill as youngster’s stubbornness results in calamitous run-out

Run-outs and the 13th edition of the IPL have gone hand in hand and after Stoinis and Pant were involved in a calamitous mix-up yesterday, Gill and Rana, today, out-did the DC duo to leave a bitter taste. In fact, so disastrous was today’s run out that Rana gave Gill an earful for dismissing him.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Statistical Preview

After their embarrassing 69-run loss at the hands of the Sunrisers on Thursday, bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab will take on the high-flying Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Having lost each of their previous 4 matches, KXIP will have to play out of their skin to turn things around.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | Key to dismissing Pooran was building pressure by bowling dots, reveals Rashid Khan

SRH’s trump-card Rashid Khan, who once again starred for the side on Thursday with an exquisite spell, revealed that he planned to keep Nicholas Pooran quiet by building pressure on the southpaw. The plan worked like a charm as after four straight dots, Rashid dismissed Pooran in the 15th over.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2020 | Was nervous while Nicholas Pooran was hitting it over the stands, reveals David Warner

David Warner has revealed that he was a bit nervous when Nicholas Pooran was hitting sixes and praised Rashid Khan, who got Pooran out, for delivering under pressure. He added that he loves batting with Jonny Bairstow and was just rotating the strike as Bairstow was in good form. 
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featurecricket12 days ago

How Punjab can solve the curious case of Glenn Maxwell and salvage their season

In its 12 years of existence, the IPL has been witness to everything. Controversies, scandals, fairytale stories, downfalls, dynasties - you name it, the IPL has seen it all. But there is one unsolved mystery that continues to haunt everyone who watches the competition: the curious case of Maxwell.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2020 | Would play Mujeeb instead of struggling Glenn Maxwell, opines Tom Moody

Ahead of Kings XI Punjab’s crucial encounter against SRH, Tom Moody has opined that he would want the franchise to play Mujeeb-ur-Rahman instead of the struggling Glenn Maxwell. Moody also expressed that KL Rahul should continue to bat his own way and not force himself till death overs.
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newscricket19 days ago

VIDEO | Maxwell-Neesham make Nicholas Pooran proud with perfect relay catch

After Nicholas Pooran did an out-of-the-world athletic save in the last match, Glenn Maxwell and Jimmy Neesham, today, combined to take a relay catch, making the West Indian proud of his effort. Maxwell and Neesham took the catch when Rohit Sharma was looking to explode, with him on 70 off 45 balls.
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