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featurecricket2 months ago

SportsCafe's 'stat-padding' XI of IPL 2020 ft. Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and MS Dhoni

Now that the glitz and glamour of the IPL is finally over, let’s take a look at the performances of players, particularly the ones who have performed well on paper but in reality, haven’t delivered the quality that their numbers express. Because, as they say, numbers do lie sometimes.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | Narine-Russell-DK no show leaves too many holes in Captain Morgan's ship

Kolkata finished with as many wins as RCB and SRH in the league phase which drew reactions like 'so close yet so far' for them. But, in reality, it was not close, KKR had things served to them on a platter and were too poor not to cash in despite that, and failed to make it to the playoffs.
Harshit Anand
cricket3 months ago

End your weekend on a high by placing three bets in Kolkata vs Rajasthan encounter

In a do or die match, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will take on each other vying for a place in the knockouts, playing their last league match of the season. While Kolkata will hope Nitish Rana extends his form at the top, Rajasthan will bank on in-form Ben Stokes to get them a win. 
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | CSK vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Gaikwad-powered CSK pull off heist to shatter KKR hearts

After pushing themselves to a corner for the second H2H game in a row versus the Knight Riders, all-rounders Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja pulled off a late heist to shatter KKR hearts in Dubai. The architect of CSK’s win was young Gaikwad, who struck a 53-ball 72 to set up the win.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to bewildered Rayudu questioning umpire after KKR get awarded disputable boundary

IPL 2020 has been tough for the Chennai Super Kings, but something that’s gone their way all season is umpiring decisions, at least particularly with respect to ‘wides’. However, the Men in Yellow did not get the rub of the green on Thursday, where a disputable boundary was awarded against them.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

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

In what could be a clash that could very well decide which side qualifies for the playoffs, 4th placed Kolkata Knight Riders will take on 5th placed Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah on Monday. With just 3 games left for each side to play, the winner tomorrow will be in prime position to clinch 4th spot.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Andre ‘No.4’ Russell stands as a giant between KKR and right team combination

Let’s put it this way - the Andre Russell of 2019 would have featured in the best IPL side, hands down, as the first all-rounder option but the Russell of 2020, right now, is racing against time to keep his place, as Sunil Narine is ready and fit to return to KKR’s setup. So what has gone wrong?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - Statistical Preview

Two teams with 2 wins each so far, Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings will take on each other in a clash - looking forward to make sense of their not so great run. While CSK convincingly defeated KXIP by 10 wickets in the previous match, KKR lost their last match against Delhi by 18 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 | It is my duty to see my team through, asserts Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill has asserted that he was trying to stay ahead of bowlers to fulfill his responsibility to take KKR over the line. Gill added that the wicket was not turning much so it was easy to hit the ball down the ground and revealed that he has practiced lots of power hitting in the recent past.
SportsCafe Desk