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featurecricketa month ago

In or out - Rating every Indian probable's World T20 chances based on their IPL 2021 showing

While IPL 2021 certainly showed that India’s current openers - Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma - have a big problem with intent and strike rate, it also saw plenty of WT20 probables put their hands up for national selection. So amongst the many, who really made the fullest use of the opportunity?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

Takeaways from India’s squad announcement ft. Saini’s unjust omission and the never-ending Rahul rope

The 2021 edition of the IPL got suspended abruptly, but the BCCI ensured to keep the fans busy by announcing a 20-man squad for the World Test Championship Final and the five Tests against England. The obvious ones aside, we delve into the interesting Talking Points from the squad announcement.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

Reports | Prasidh Krishna tests positive for Covid-19

Kolkata Knight Riders fast bowler Prasidh Krishna has reportedly become the fourth player from the franchise to have tested positive for Covid-19. Following Varun Chakravarthy and Warrier, Seifert tested positive earlier today and now Prasidh has become the fourth KKR player to contract the virus.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to enraged Prasidh Krishna mouthing off Jordan after taking revenge on the Englishman

There is nothing worse as a fast bowler than being tonked by a fellow pacer, and Prasidh Krishna experienced the same today after being smacked for multiple sixes by Chris Jordan. The KKR man eventually got his revenge, and decided to mouth-off Jordan after clean-bowling the batsman.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to livid Faf du Plessis teaching Prasidh a lesson as youngster foul-mouths after bowling sloppy full-toss

IPL 2020 saw Stoinis teach Navdeep Saini a lesson after the speedster refused to apologize after bowling a beamer, and a beta version of the incident occured today in Mumbai. After Prasidh sledged Faf du Plessis after bowling a sloppy full toss, the latter smacked a boundary on the very next ball.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Kolkata Knight Riders' implosion: A disaster that had ‘inevitable' written all over it 

If Kolkata Knight Riders were a movie, it would be a multi-starrer action franchise that has all the glitz, glamour, money and big stars, yet the best part of which only remains the build up and the promotions. The story of the film ends up lacking substance and the film gets panned every year.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: MI vs KKR - Kolkata unleash ‘choke of the decade’ to succumb to Mumbai yet again

In what will be remembered as arguably the biggest bottle-job in modern T20 history, Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders pulled off the choke of the decade to lose yet again to Mumbai Indians. Needing 31 off 30 balls with six wickets in hand, KKR threw the game to hand MI a 10-run win.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

Game Plan | How India can clinch the third ODI and the series against England 

India and England. Two of the best ODI sides in the world. Both teams are not at their full strength but given the resources they have, it's been a high-octane series with everything hinging on the final ODI. Unlike the last two ODI series, India will finally want to turn tables with a series win.
Harshit Anand
newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG | India will bounce back stronger in the decider, attests Prasidh Krishna

Prasidh Krishna, who was India’s best bowler in an otherwise forgettable night for the side on Friday, insisted that defeats are a part and parcel of the game and asserted that the hosts will bounce back stronger, come Sunday. Prasidh said that there was zero margin of error on a flat Pune wicket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG | Prasidh Krishna has great game sense, is a keen learner and a brave boy, reveals KL Rahul 

Indian ODI wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul has heaped praise on Karnataka youngster Prasidh Krishna, and remarked that he reads the game well and always wants to learn and be brave. He also outlined that playing England players in the IPL has helped the Indian youngsters do well in the series.
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