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Remained optimistic and worked hard to get back into Karnataka team, attests Prasidh Krishna

Prasidh Krishna recalls how a sudden injury took away a golden opportunity for him to cement his place in the Karnataka side but he shared that he is optimistic of making up for it with hard work. Krishna shared that he was frustrated when he saw his team trophies after trophies while he lay in bed.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Karun Nair to lead Karnataka as V Koushik receives maiden call-up

The Karnataka State Cricket Association have announced the team for their Ranji opener against Tamil Nadu and the team will be led by Karun Nair. David Mathias has received a call-up to the squad after a three-year gap while V Koushik secured his first Ranji Trophy call-up after an impressive SMAT.
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featurecricket9 months ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
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featurecricket10 months ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2019 | Shaun Pollock names Prasidh Krishna, Khaleel Ahmed among five budding Indian pacers

Shaun Pollock has handpicked five emerging Indian fast bowlers, who have impressed the South African all-rounder with their pace and control. There are many Indian domestic talents that have been unearthed during the course of the IPL, which has also been a trademark of this tournament.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2019 | Disappointed after Rajasthan Royals loss, asserts Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that he was left disappointed after Kolkata Knight Riders’ three wicket loss against Rajasthan Royals yesterday. The KKR skipper smashed 97 runs to take his side’s total to 175 and despite the spinners grabbing a flurry of wickets, it was not enough as RR secured the win.
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featurecricket10 months ago

KKR vs RR | Player Ratings - Dinesh Karthik's valiant knock in vain as Kolkata Knight Riders lose their sixth game in row

Dinesh Karthik scored his highest-ever IPL score, but that wasn’t enough for Kolkata Knight Riders to overcome the challenge posed by Rajasthan Royals. Bowlers, especially pacers’ underperformance was one of the reasons for the loss as the visitors scampered to a three-wicket win at the end.
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featurecricket10 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Andre Russell, Nitish Rana’s heroics go in vain as KKR lose by 10 runs against RCB

Despite Andre Russell and Nitish Rana’s late assault, KKR succumbed to a heart-breaking 10-run defeat at the hands of RCB. Russell looked in surreal form as he smashed RCB bowlers all over the park while chasing a massive target of 213 and was equally supported by Rana at the other end.
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featurecricket10 months ago

KKR vs CSK | Player Ratings - Andre Russell finally fails as Kolkata Knight Riders succumb to defeat against Chennai Super Kings

Law of averages finally caught up with Andre Russell as after six consecutive 40+ scores, he was dismissed for 10 as Kolkata Knight Riders suffered their fourth loss of the season. The loss can also be attributed to the pacers lacking penetration ability and going defensive from the very beginning.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2019 | I was prepared to bowl Super Over against Delhi Capitals, says Prasidh Krishna

Prasidh Krishna stated that he was mentally prepared to bowl the nerve-wracking Super Over against Delhi Capitals, where he did a prudent job. The KKR pacer further added that his stint at the MRF pace academy has helped him grow as a bowler and credited Glenn McGrath for his surge
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