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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Shahrukh Khan reminds us of a young Kieron Pollard, compares Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has compared the Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shahrukh Khan to a younger version of the Windies all-rounder Kieron Pollard, adding that the duo possess the same quality. Alongside that, the former opener also suggested that Shahrukh could score a century if he bats higher for Punjab.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Fringe players who have assured themselves an IPL contract in the mega auction ft. Harpreet, Lynn and SRK

The intriguing final season before the mega auction gives senior players the opportunity to show why they need to be retained, but equally it also gives fringe players the chance to prove that they belong. Only 29 games were played in IPL 2021, but a multitude of players put their hands up.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

Uncapped players who can shoot to stardom in IPL 2021 ft. Vaibhav Arora, Rajat Patidar and SRK

IPL is a tournament where dreams turn into reality. Where rags to riches stories are in plenty. Where unknown names turn into superstars overnight. Where there's name, fame and money but, above all, an opportunity to shine and rub shoulders with a galaxy of stars.
Harshit Anand
newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Shahrukh Khan reminds me of Kieron Pollard, says Anil Kumble 

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has heaped huge praise on young Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan and compared the latter with Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard. Shahrukh was snapped by the Punjab Kings franchise in the mini-auctions, earlier, after his good finishing displays in SMAT 2020/21.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 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
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Rajasthan Royals - Dream, realistic, wildcard, and suggested buys

Rajasthan Royals had got off to a dream start in the 2020 IPL, giving many hopes that they will finally turn around their fortunes and may even do something special. But, they only flattered to deceive yet again as one poor show after another ensured that they didn't even reach the playoffs.
Harshit Anand
cricket6 months ago

Learnings from Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy’s quarter-final clashes ft Motera Stadium

After battling it across five venues, eight teams arrived in Ahmedabad to inaugurate the New Motera Stadium and they battled, there were plenty of sights on offer - good swing bowling, crazy power-hitting and incredible run-chases on the very last delivery of the game.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

Reports | Full-fledged IPL very much possible, feel stakeholders

After the BCCI called a meeting with the franchise owners, on Saturday, the latter have uniformly said that they believe a full-fledged could be held despite the situation. The coronavirus pandemic has been a huge setback to the sporting world, effecting postponements and cancellations all around.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Hope coronavirus subsides & show can go on, tweets Shah Rukh Khan

KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan hopes that the ongoing COVID 19 outbreak around the World subsides so that IPL can go forward as planned after being postponed to April 15. Khan went on to assure that the stakeholders have decided to abide by government guidelines in their recent meeting.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 years ago

SC Analysis | SportsCafe's 'best and worst' picks from the 2020 IPL auction

The IPL auction has come to an end, with teams returning back after shelling out cash in what was a very predictable auction. However, there were highs, lows, successes and disappointments. We, at SportsCafe, sat together in the newsroom, brainstormed, and eventually listed out our picks.
SportsCafe Desk