newscricket8 days ago

IPL 2017| Ricky Ponting's top 5 fielders

Ricky Ponting is no stranger to the IPL, having won the title during his time coaching Mumbai Indians. However, the former Australian skipper has been keeping a close eye on things in IPL 2017 as well and he picked his top-5 fielders from the ongoing tournament. Two Indians are on the list.
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newscricket15 days ago

Harsha Bhogle : India not favorites for Champions Trophy

Harsha Bhogle has claimed that England and South Africa will start as the Champions Trophy, in England, as favourites and not India. Bhogle broke down his assessment of the Indian team to the minutest of details in his post and stated the strengths and shortcomings of the defending champions.
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reportcricket17 days ago

IPL 2017 | Shreyas Iyer single-handedly leads Delhi to consolation victory over Gujarat

If it was the pair of Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson that had choked the life out of GL in the last meeting, it was Shreyas Iyer’s sublime 96-run innings that helped DD register a 2-wicket victory over the same opponent after Aaron Finch’s 69 propelled the hosts to 195 runs in the first innings.
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newscricketa month ago

Watch: Gujarat's fielding efforts gets them a shot at victory

We have often heard the quote "catches win matches" but on Saturday we saw a different aspect of fielding that almost snatched a comfortable victory from the Mumbai side and that was the Gujarat's side accurate throws.The home side struck four times through direct hits and forced a super over.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Lasith Malinga's doppelganger and Rohit Sharma's consistency

When Malinga saw his doppelganger on the big screen, it brought a smile to his face and the Twitterati didn't miss it. Rohit Sharma, once again, was consistent in his poor form this IPL as Mumbai failed to chase done 154 and ended up with a tie. Thanks to Bumrah, Mumbai won it in the super over.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | AB de Villiers suffers brain-fade as RCB's top order fails again

Nothing seems to be going right for RCB at the moment. After they got all out for just 49 against KKR, the top order collapsed yet again today against Gujarat Lions with AB de Villiers running himself out thanks to an unbelievable brain-fade when he was expected to lead a fightback.
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newscricketa month ago

Michael Clarke terms Jadeja and Ashwin as India's "weapons" in his predicting Champions Trophy XI

In his predicted playing XI of team India, former Aussie skipper Michael Clarke has picked Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin as India's trump cards for the tournament. He, though, excluded in-form Bhuvneshwar Kumar and the last Champions Trophy hero Shikhar Dhawan from his playing XI.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Suryakumar Yadav makes a valiant effort to take a catch, and admits it went for six

The IPL never falls short of the thrilling moments, be it batting, bowling or fielding. In the 16th over when the Gujarat vs Kolkata match was evenly poised and Sunil Narine looked in control of the over, Jadeja top-edged the penultimate delivery which was caught by Suryakumar Yadav - or was it?
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Sir Jadeja loses wicket after ridiculous mix-up

The IPL has already produced some hilarious mix-ups and while a few resulting in run outs, there were a few brain fades on offer too - cue Yuvraj Singh and Kuldeep Yadav. GL provided yet another one with Ravindra Jadeja and Ishan Kishan ending up at the same end resulting in the former's wicket.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2017 | Preview Match 20 : Gujarat Lions vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Last year's runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Lions will face off at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot today. Both teams have won only one game each so far this season and are languishing at the bottom of the eight-team table with run-rate in negative.
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