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featurecricket14 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: PBKS vs DC - Delhi King openers trounce sorry Punjab Princes

When KL Rahul didn’t walk out at the toss, it was evident that Mayank Agarwal had to pull off everything for Punjab and he tried to, with a 99 to take them to 166. But in the end, 166 looked under-par, with Delhi openers showing teams how to bat on these wickets by securing a seven-wicket win.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Iyer taken for scans after injury; Rohit cleared of serious injury 

Indian no.4 Shreyas Iyer, who injured his shoulder while fielding, was taken for scans after BCCI stated that he had "subluxated his left shoulder" during the first ODI against England on Tuesday in Pune. Rohit Sharma wasn't taken for scans after his injury wasn't serious enough.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Sam Billings cleared of serious injury; ECB confirm batsman sprained his collar bone

The ECB have provided an update on Sam Billings’ injury and have confirmed that the batsman, unlike initially feared, did not damage his shoulder and only ended up spraining his collarbone. In 2019, a shoulder injury ruled Billings out of action for close to six months, ending his World Cup hopes.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Joe Root rested for ODIs; Jofra Archer ruled out with injury

The ECB have named England’s squad for the three-match ODI series versus India and have rested Joe Root, who flew back home post the Test matches and will not be partaking in the IPL. England will also be without the services of Jofra Archer, who has been ruled out with an elbow injury.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Why promoting Ben Stokes to No.3 could be the final piece in England’s T20 puzzle

In many ways, the first ball of the 17th over of the 4th T20I epitomized Ben Stokes’ tour.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Facing Axar and Ashwin in IPL nets will help me get better, expresses Sam Billings

Sam Billings, who was purchased by Delhi Capitals, expressed that getting to face world-class bowlers in the nets is a ‘huge plus point’ in IPL and drooled at the possibility of coming up against the duo of Axar and Ashwin. Billings is currently a part of England’s T20I squad to face India.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Delhi Capitals - Dream, realistic, wildcard, and suggested buys

Progress is the only word that one can associate with Delhi Capitals ever since the GMR-JSW things come to play. After a play-off finish post a seven-year gap, Delhi Capitals took the IPL by storm and ended up in the finals for the first time. Never mind, they lost to a rampant Mumbai Indians.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Royal Challengers Bangalore - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

For a change RCB did not fire all their support staff ahead of an auction, yet being outlandish is the cornerstone of the franchise so they went ahead and released 10 players. The releases, not for the first time, have left them with a lot to do heading into the auction. Sounds familiar, eh?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket8 months ago

ENG vs AUS | 2nd ODI Takeaways - The great Australian choke and Joe Root's travails

In one of the most startling chokes of recent times, Australia had a deja-vu in the second ODI after they replicated their performance from the first T20I as England drew level in the ODI series from the jaws of defeat. Chris Woakes turned England's protagonist with brilliant figures of 3/32.
Harshit Anand