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featurecricket3 days ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from KKR’s releases and retentions ft. Cummins-Narine and the Kuldeep puzzle 

Kolkata Knight Riders, for all the galaxy of stars, have been quite poor in the last two seasons of the IPL. KKR were one of the luckier sides last season with few games completely bottled up by opposition yet not making it into the final four speaks a story itself for the franchise.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket14 days ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who KKR should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

We’re not here to review KKR’s 2020 but let us put this out there: the best performance from anyone related to the franchise came from CEO Venky Mysore on Ravichandran Ashwin’s YouTube channel. It is a nice interview, by the way. Pretty insightful it was.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | DC vs KKR Evaluation chart: Narine-Chakravarthy powered KKR decimate DC

What started off as a dream ended as a nightmare for Delhi Capitals, who were decimated by Kolkata Knight Riders’ mystery spinners Narine and Varun Chakravarthy, with both bat and ball. KKR, with the win, edged closer to qualification and simultaneously dented DC’s chances of making the Top 2.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Rahul Tripathi gets ‘Buttlered’ as Anrich Nortje sends stumps cartwheeling

10 days ago, Anrich Nortje sent the entire cricketing fraternity into meltdown through his cannonball of a spell versus RR, and today, the Proteas seamer recreated ‘that’ Jos Buttler dismissal. Steaming in, a 148 kph inswinging rocket from Nortje shattered the stumps of Tripathi, who was bulldozed.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | KKR’s Rahul Tripathi reprimanded for breaching code of conduct

After the victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad, KKR were dealt with a piece of bad news as opener Rahul Tripathi was reprimanded for breaching ‘Code of Conduct.’ Tripathi opened alongside Shubman Gill and scored a 16-ball 23, as Lockie Ferguson won KKR the game with the ball in the super-over.
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featurecricket3 months ago

KKR - a team that has multiple problems but zero solutions

Kolkata Knight Riders have had an average season so far with multiple problems with their batting and bowling, which have restricted their success in IPL 2020. In spite of handing over the captaincy to Eoin Morgan, they endured a crushing defeat from Mumbai Indians in their last match.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket3 months ago

VIDEO | Sensational ‘SKY’ leaves Trent Boult mesmerized by gobbling up Tripathi tracer bullet

Mumbai Indians’ fielding standard has always been top notch in the past and never ever could you see them performing under their belt. Today, Suryakumar Yadav took that to a whole different level with a catch that left everyone, including bowler Trent Boult, shell-shocked for the audacity of it.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | When Banton plays he has to open, Tripathi is versatile and can adapt, asserts Dinesh Karthik

There were a lot of question marks over KKR's decision to open with Tom Banton and demoting Rahul Tripathi against RCB but Karthik revealed that as Rahul is versatile, he can adapt but Banton has to open when he plays. RCB crushed KKR on Monday in Sharjah by 82 runs to carry on their momentum. 
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 | Rahul Tripathi is an example for youngsters working for their place, opines Kyle Mills

Following the win against CSK, Kyle Mills has opined that Rahul Tripathi has been working the house down to earn his place in the playing XI and is an example for youngsters. Mills also pointed out that KKR are using Pat Cummins as the strike-bowler with Andre Russell bowling at the death.
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