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newscricket16 days ago

Twitter reacts to ‘party-pooper’ de Kock ruining Hardik’s direct hit with his gloves

There are fielders, there are great fielders and then there, Hardik Pandya, who just like Ravindra Jadeja hits the stumps from anywhere on the pitch. After nudging it to the deep, lazing Faf nearly got himself run-out, with Hardik’s direct hit only for de Kock to spoil it with his gloves.
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featurecricket18 days ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Mumbai's clash against Chennai 

One of the greatest rivalries in the IPL, the battle between Chennai  and Mumbai is again set to ignite fire on the 22 yards, albeit for the first time this season. MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma's men will lock horns on May 1 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground as they look to go one up on each other.
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2021 | Needed this win badly after a couple of losses, admits Rohit Sharma

Following a thorough win over Rajasthan, Rohit Sharma has admitted that his side needed this win badly in the tournament after facing a mid-season crisis with two straight losses. Rohit also added that it was important for MI to adapt to the conditions in Delhi, which they did pretty well.
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newscricket18 days ago

Twitter reacts to Quinton ‘Ronaldo’ de Kock exquisitely back-heeling ball to steal four runs

We know Quinton de Kock is good at keeping and batting and bad at captaincy, but today the South African opener showed that he is exceptional at Football. The southpaw intentionally back-heeled a Shivam Dube yorker to beat wicket-keeper Sanju Samson and steal his side four valuable runs.
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featurecricket24 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: PBKS vs MI - Rahul-Gayle and spinners snap Punjab’s three-game losing streak

Having won the toss, Punjab went the Sunrisers way, choosing to field first on a tacky surface in Chepauk, restricting Mumbai to just 131/6 despite Rohit Sharma’s 52-ball 63. In the second half, it required great batting from KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle to take Punjab home with ease.
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newscricket24 days ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma ‘lambasting’ umpire after the poor decision against him

While Nitin Menon has emerged as one of the best umpires in the country, the others haven’t really lived up to their expectations. As witnessed today, Chettithody Shamshuddin declared Rohit Sharma out, which left the Mumbai skipper visibly frustrated as the batsman had not hit it.
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cricketa month ago

Three bets from the MI vs KKR game that can help you earn big 

Two teams with contrasting fortunes in their opening games, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, will clash with each other on April 13 in Chennai. While MI, will be quite desperate to put two points on the board, for KKR, it would be about riding the momentum and keep doing the right things.
newscricketa month ago

SA vs PAK | Don't think my run-out was Quinton de Kock's fault, defends Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has defended Quinton de Kock and taken the blame of his run-out on himself after it became a major point of controversy. Not only Fakhar Zaman but South African skipper Temba Bavuma also came out in support of de Kock and termed it a 'clever' ploy by him.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to anti-climax at the Wanderers as De Kock’s ‘disgraceful’ act costs Fakhar Zaman well-deserved double-century

In one of the most anti-climactic moments in cricket history, Fakhar Zaman was left heart-shattered as he was run out 7 short of a well-deserved double-ton. However, Quinton de Kock’s actions have now come under fire as a ‘fake fielding’ attempt from the WK ended up putting the batsman off.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Lungi Ngidi to miss the opening game for the CSK, confirms Kasi Viswanathan

CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has confirmed the unavailability of South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi for CSK's 2021 IPL season opener. Not only Ngidi, but other South African stars like Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje and David Miller are also likely to miss their team's opening game.
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