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featurecricket4 days ago

How Mr.Consistent Sandeep Sharma’s numbers prove he’s amongst the elites in IPL history

'I fear not the man who has practised 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practised one kick 10,000 times.' Perhaps Bruce Lee was a Time Lord, and all he was referring to, in this quote, was the art of outswing and how Sandeep Sharma had mastered it.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket5 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft Sandeep ‘GOAT’ Sharma, Kohli’s blame game and the DC misery

A youngster carrying CSK, a choke for the ages, and the bottom-placed side chasing 196 with 10 balls to spare: just when you think the IPL cannot get better, it does. The penultimate weekend of IPL 2020 sprung many a surprise, and, as always, we’ve tried our best to cram in ‘the’ talking points.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

Twitter reacts to Abdul ‘sloppy’ Samad slapping ball over the boundary rope

After a tough start, on the back of Sandeep Sharma and Khaleel Ahmed’s swing early on, Mandeep Singh took a clear swipe at the delivery from the right-arm seamer to the deep boundary. In the deep, there was a sloppy Samad, who slapped the ball over the boundary rope.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 | Think we needed an extra batter, reckons David Warner

David Warner, who got out early on 9 against CSK, reckoned that his team could have easily chased the target with one extra batter and will choose the team after monitoring the wicket closely. He added that he, along with the team, is looking forward to challenging the top teams in the coming games.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | 'Excellent' Manish Pandey makes up for silly drop with terrific blinder at the boundary

After dropping Quinton de Kock earlier to give away a six, Manish Pandey made a terrific comeback by taking a blinder on the boundary rope to dismiss in-form Ishan Kishan on the bowling of Sandeep Sharma. De Kock was playing on 22 when Manish dropped him on the ropes off the bowling of Abdul Samad.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | RCB vs SRH - Today I Learnt: Moeen Ali’s value and SRH’s thin pace battery

More often than not, particularly of late, RCB-SRH contests have ended in tears for fans of the former but on Monday, the trend finally broke in Dubai. SRH imploded in RCB-esque manner but there were a lot of learnings from the game, including the Reds being incomplete without a certain Moeen.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 months ago

IPL SRL | SRH vs KKR Evaluation Chart -  Sandeep Sharma’s last-ball heroics renders KKR’s efforts futile

SRH dominated today’s SRL contest against KKR right from the start of the latter’s chase and the 2-run margin of win showcases how close the game ended. There was significant resistance from the KKR middle-order, led by Karthik and Russell, but it failed to complete the chase as SRH won by 2 runs.
Sritama Panda
featurecricket4 months ago

IPL SRL | SRH vs KKR Evaluation Chart: Sandeep Sharma heroics in vain as KKR scamper home in last over thriller

Sandeep Sharma bowled the ultimate spell by a pacer in the history of Simulated Reality League but that rendered helpless as Kuldeep Yadav kept his calm to finish off the proceedings for KKR. The two-wicket win, however, was orchestrated by Nitish Rana who played a solid 48-ball 81-run innings.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Elite Group A and B - Sandeep Sharma 7-fer helps Punjab edge Haryana in low-scoring thriller

In a match which saw 17 wickets fall for a total of just 99 runs, Punjab barely managed to edge past Haryana by three wickets in Vadodara on Sunday. The win also takes the Mandeep Singh-led side to the top of Elite Group A and B with 16 points, ahead of Karnataka and Haryana who have 12 points each.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 years ago

SRH vs KXIP | Player Ratings - David Warner blitzkrieg ensures easy win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over Kings XI Punjab

In his last innings of this IPL, David Warner played a swashbuckling 81-run innings off 56 balls which ensured that Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 45 runs. This win comes as a massive boost for the Hyderabad-based franchise as far as their play-off qualification is concerned.
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