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newscricket18 days ago

Twitter reacts to Ricky ‘stunned’ Ponting’s reaction after Lalit Yadav removes DC’s tormentor Sunil Narine

Last year, it was Sunil Narine, who absolutely smashed the leather to all parts of the ground against Delhi Capitals, with a 32-ball 64. However, today, there was no repeat of that, with all-rounder Lalit Yadav accounting for the left-hander with ease, with his first delivery against Narine.
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newscricket20 days ago

IPL 2021 | Close encounters will hold DC in good stead when crunch matches arrive, feels Ricky Ponting

Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting admitted that Tuesday’s loss was disappointing, but stressed that close games will benefit his side in the long run as it will give his players exposure to high-pressure situations. Ponting expressed that he was proud looking at the way his team fought.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | We probably gave Chris Morris too many easy slot balls in the end, admits Ricky Ponting

Post Rajasthan’s comeback win over Delhi, DC head coach Ricky Ponting has admitted that his side probably gave Chris Morris too many easy slot balls in the last five overs. Ponting also pointed out that it was a mistake on their part to not bowl out Ravichandran Ashwin on the night.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | We are still unsure of who will open the batting for CSK, opines Ricky Ponting

Ahead of DC’s opening clash against CSK, Ricky Ponting has opined that DC are still very unsure about who would open the batting for the three-time champions. Ponting also insisted that Suresh Raina, who missed out on last year’s competition would almost be like a new signing for them this year.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Will try my level best to land Delhi Capitals their first ever IPL title, asserts Rishabh Pant

Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant admitted that he has a golden opportunity lying ahead of him and asserted that he will try his level best to lead Delhi to their maiden IPL title. Pant, whose first game as skipper will be against Dhoni, insisted that he will try ‘something different’ versus CSK.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Known how talented Pant is since the moment I laid eyes on him, claims Ricky Ponting 

Delhi Capitals' head coach Ricky Ponting has lavished praise on Rishabh Pant and stated that he has known his talent since the moment he saw him first. He also added that the extra responsibility of captaincy will bring the best out of him as he really likes to be the main man of the team.
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newscricketa month ago

Superstitious Prithvi Shaw ‘refused’ to hit the nets towards end of IPL 2020, reveals Ricky Ponting

Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting revealed that Prithvi Shaw has a ‘theory’ where he does not hit the nets when he’s out of form, and added that the 21-year-old refused to practice towards the fag end of IPL 2020. Ponting revealed that he was irked by Shaw’s flummoxing preparation.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Goal is to win the IPL title this year, proclaims Mohammad Kaif

Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammad Kaif asserted that his side’s goal this season is to go one step further than they did last year, and insisted that the team has the quality to land the championship. Kaif attested that, this time around, Delhi are lucky to have a bunch of in-form players.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Meg Lanning’s Australia Women trumping Ponting’s invincibles to create all-time record

Australia Women created history on Sunday as the Meg Lanning-led side registered their 22nd consecutive win in ODI cricket to set an all-time record, eclipsing the 21 set by Ricky Ponting’s Australia in 2003. Lanning’s Australia have now not lost an ODI, remarkably, since October 2017.
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featurecricket3 months ago

From a teenage wolf to the leader of a pack - Ishant Sharma’s steadfast rise to 100 Tests caps

Ishant Sharma’s Indian career resembles the stock market more than in one way, the spectacular highs of leading the Indian pace unit and the despicable lows of being hailed as a ‘villain’ after a disastrous white-ball performance. But his success came relatively early, at the age of 18.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam