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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | Tabraiz Shamsi replaces Sandeep Lamichhane in Oval Invincibles’ squad

Despite being in England, owing to visa issues, the Oval Invincibles were forced to replace the Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane with South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. This is the second time in two months the Nepal leg-spinner has been ruled out of a competition in the United Kingdom.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi Capitals have a balanced team to do well in UAE, reckons Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan reckons that this year, Delhi Capitals have a well-balanced side, as they added Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane, which will help them do well in the Middle East. The southpaw also stated that the spinners would be crucial to their chances of breaking the IPL trophy drought.
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL Watch | How IPL-bound players have fared thus far in CPL 2020

Is your club’s expensive signing flopping? Is the 20 lakh bargain tearing it apart? Is your IPL franchise’s marquee player injured? Well, it’s time to find it all in this week’s #IPLWatch. From Pollard to Rashid, we give in-depth info about how ‘your’ IPL club’s players have fared thus far in CPL.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi promised me during trials that they’ll pick me in auction, reveals Sandeep Lamichhane

Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane, who was purchased by Delhi Capitals ahead of the 2018 season for his base price of 20 lakh, has revealed that the franchise had promised to bid for him after being impressed by him during trials. Lamichhane also added that he dreams of playing Test cricket for Nepal.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL has certainly challenged cricket and made it democratic, opines Ian Bishop

Voicing his opinion on IPL, Ian Bishop has stated that the cash-rich tournament has certainly challenged cricket and made it more democratic, citing the example of Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane. However, he also admitted his happiness in young Windies players getting to secure their future financially.
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featurecricketa year ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs DC Evaluation Chart - Delhi spinners bowl CSK out of game to clinch victory

The Delhi Capitals side are blessed with an able top order and it was at the team’s disposal once again, today, with their top four taking charge. In the end, the hosts were handed a convincing defeat, a margin of 57 runs, by the Delhi Capitals side despite the Chennai middle-order’s late effort.
Sritama Panda
featurecricketa year ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs DC Evaluation chart - Delhi thrash dreary Punjab in one-sided snoozefest

What promised to be a high-octane, intense encounter died a slow, painful death as Delhi, thanks to the brilliance of Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw, demolished Punjab by 71 runs. While Shaw and Dhawan took the cake with the bat, Ravi Ashwin ensured that he punished his former side with the ball.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

IPL SRL | DC vs RR Evaluation Chart | Shreyas Iyer's Delhi delivers Royal punishment to Rajasthan

Led by the skipper Shreyas Iyer, Delhi notched up an impressive display out of the blue to knock Rajasthan out of the park at home, winning by a margin of 57 runs. While it was Iyer-Pant partnership which propelled them to 181/8, it was the spinners who set up a sweet victory for the hosts.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

Everest Premier League postponed due to Coronavirus epidemic

The 2020 edition of Nepal's Everest Premier League, which was scheduled to begin on March 14, has been indefinitely postponed owing to concerns over the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. Chris Gayle, Corey Anderson and Dwayne Smith were some of the high-profile players set to feature in the league.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Sandeep Lamichhane left bemused as ‘magician’ Moises Henriques makes ball disappear mid-air

Imagine if, as a batsman, everytime the ball went up high in the air, you could just make it magically disappear and confuse the fielder? Well, Sydney Sixers’ Moises Henriques seemed to have that superpower on Monday, as he blanked Lamichchane at fine-leg to thrust the ball over the boundary rope.
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