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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Playing for Mumbai Indians is a matter of pride for me, feels Saurabh Tiwary

Saurabh Tiwary, who returned to the Mumbai Indians dressing room this season, has stated that playing for the franchise has always been a matter of pride and credited the team for making him the cricketer he is today. Tiwary has also called the franchise the best in the entire competition.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Jumping to conclusions | Observations from the first week of IPL 2020

What’s the point of being a sports fan if you’re not going to jump to conclusions? IPL 2020 might have overseen just six matches, but given all teams have played at least once, we, here at SportsCafe, look at the rights and wrongs of all eight franchises and list out potential areas of improvements.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to overconfident MS Dhoni getting DRS wrong after ignoring Piyush Chawla suggestion

Enough of this ‘DRS doesn’t stand for Decision Review System, it is Dhoni Review System’. The world has changed enough since Dhoni last played a cricket match, with his instinct dropping dramatically, but what hasn’t changed is his stubbornness to take the call by himself and not listen to bowlers.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Mumbai Indians

Many people are fans of the Mumbai Indians but I’m still struggling to find out why, given that they don’t even play beautiful cricket and often are helped by their back pockets. This is perfect for the other percentage of people, who hate the franchise, including me, so hop on this ride!
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reportcricket10 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Tripura blown away for 53 on day for bowlers across group matches

Courtesy of a brilliant collective bowling performance, Chhattisgarh blew Tripura away for a paltry 53 on day one of the sixth round match at Raipur. Across the other four matches in the group, it was bowlers who wreaked havoc in the day, with a total of 67 wickets falling in five matches.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Odisha win thriller against Haryana as Jammu & Kashmir coast home

Odisha won a one-wicket thriller against Haryana, while Jammu & Kashmir sailed through to a comfortable win over Services in round five. Uttarakhand held on for a nervous draw against Tripura, Maharashtra beat Jharkhand with ease, while Assam and Chhattisgarh played out a draw in the other matches.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Bowlers dominate in Haryana-Chattisgarh game

As much as 20 wickets fell in a dramatic day as both Haryana and Chattisgarh got bowled out for 123 and 119 respectively. Elsewhere, Services tightened their grip over Maharashtra while Assam kept Uttarakhand at bay and Jharkhand and J&K have absolutely nothing to separate them on an eventful day.
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reportcricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Services, Assam take opening day bragging rights

Services have put Maharashtra into deep trouble after Poonam Poonia's five-wicket haul skittled Maharashtra for just 44 while youngster Riyan Parag's unbeaten century has ended Assam's day in a good position. Elsewhere, Jharkhand's hopes of a good first innings score lie on Saurabh Tiwary.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Team of Round 3 Ft. Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Karn Sharma

The round three of the Ranji Trophy saw some exciting low scoring games like Services beating Tripura and also some impressive performance fro Delhi and Railways who registered comprehensive wins over Hyderabad and Mumbai respectively. Here is a combined eleven of the players that did well.
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newscricketa year ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group C - Odisha thrash Uttarakhand; Jharkand and Haryana play out draw

Suryakant Pradhan picked up a five-wicket haul in the second innings as Odisha got a target of only 63 to chase in the final innings, which they managed to do without losing a wicket. Elsewhere, bad light played a major role as the games involving Jharkhand, J&K and Assam ended in draws.
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