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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2021 | KKR camp was paralysed by fear after covid outbreak in IPL first half, admits Brendon McCullum

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum has admitted that the team was paralysed by fear when spinner Varun Chakravarthy and seamer Sandeep Warrier had tested covid positive during the first half of IPL 2021 in April-May, following which, the tournament was eventually postponed.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI add net bowlers to the main squad for the final two T20Is against Sri Lanka 

In view of the COVID situation in the Indian side, the BCCI were forced to add five net bowlers – Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, R Sai Kishore and Simarjeet Singh - to the main squad for the final two games against Sri Lanka. Earlier, Krunal Pandya had tested positive for COVID-19.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier back home after mandatory 10-day isolation

According to TOI reports, the KKR duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier headed back home earlier today after completing their 10-day mandatory isolation. The duo caught the virus earlier this month, which led to a chaotic set of events before the league got postponed eventually.
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featurecricket5 months ago

No escaping the inevitable - the complete timeline of events that unfolded in a COVID-struck IPL 2021

After 25 days of escaping the inevitable, the COVID situation in IPL went to a point of no return on May 4 as the BCCI decided to pull the plug on the tournament indefinitely. We look at every single COVID-related event in the tournament that will now forever be remembered for the wrong reasons.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | KKR CEO Venky Mysore hopeful that the franchise will train on May 6

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in KKR’s camp, the franchise’s CEO Venky Mysore has admitted that most probably the team would go out of isolation on May 6 for their training session. He also confirmed that Sandeep is doing fine while adding that Varun is a little under the weather.
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featurecricket8 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who KKR should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

We’re not here to review KKR’s 2020 but let us put this out there: the best performance from anyone related to the franchise came from CEO Venky Mysore on Ravichandran Ashwin’s YouTube channel. It is a nice interview, by the way. Pretty insightful it was.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | IPL helps domestic cricketers develop their mindset, claims Sandeep Warrier

KKR pacer Sandeep Warrier has claimed that IPL helps domestic cricketers develop their mindset as they play a higher level of cricket with international stars. He added that IPL helps players in figuring out their game and executing their skills with full confidence even when they are not certain. 
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Dinesh Karthik is a perfectionist and a proactive captain, reveals Sandeep Warrier

KKR speedster Sandeep Warrier has heaped praise on Dinesh Karthik's captaincy and has disclosed how the Tamil Nadu man wants nothing but perfection from the team. Karthik was appointed as Kolkata Knight Riders’ skipper ahead of IPL 2018 and this will be his third season as the KKR captain.
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featurecricketa year ago

Can Sandeep Warrier convert the turbulent rollercoaster in his favour

At the age of 29, having played for Kerala in over eight years and 57 First-Class games, Sandeep Warrier’s decision to move to Tamil Nadu comes in as a body blow for Kerala. However, how is it set to benefit Tamil Nadu in an already three-man pace attack that they possess on the domestic circuit?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

Dinesh Karthik suggested me to shift base from Kerala to Tamil Nadu, reveals Sandeep Warrier

Kerala-born speedster Sandeep Warrier, who is all set to play for Tamil Nadu in the forthcoming domestic season, revealed that it was Dinesh Karthik who convinced him to complete the switch between states. Warrier further attested he is confident of S Sreesanth making a grand comeback.
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