newscricket2 months ago

India A squad announced for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A

India have announced their A teams for matches against Sri Lanka A and West Indies A. The All-India Selection Committee has named Ishan Kishan as India A captain for the two multi-day matches against Sri Lanka while Priyank Panchal will lead the side for five one-day matches against the same side.
Press Release
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Wasn't one of those years where we played very good cricket to reach the final, says MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni has admitted to the fact that Chennai Super Kings were not at their best this year and they were lucky to reach the final despite obvious middle-order problems. The CSK skipper has also added that both the teams were committing errors and the team with one less error became the champion.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL FInal | Player Ratings: Shane Watson’s fighting 80 in vain as CSK lose last-ball thriller

Shane Watson once again delivered in the big final and scored a fighting 80 to keep CSK afloat in the run chase, but a last over fumble cost them the game. Watson lacked support from one end as CSK fumbled on the last delivery where the side just needed 2 from the last ball.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket2 months ago

IPL Final | Meme Report - Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah help Mumbai Indians win fourth title despite Watson heroics

Shane Watson played one brilliant innings and almost helped Chennai Super Kings win the title, but Lasith Malinga held his nerve in the last over to guide Mumbai to a win. Earlier, Kieron Pollard’s late order surge was the major reason behind Mumbai reached a comfortable total in the first place.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Shardul Thakur gives wild send-off to Quinton de Kock before MS Dhoni completes catch

Shardul Thakur hasn’t been in the best form in this IPL, but he started in a terrific manner by dismissing Quinton de Kock in his second over. However, the highlight package would definitely be the way he celebrated - a finger send-off to de Kock - even before MS Dhoni grabbed the catch.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson’s brilliance gun down Delhi Capitals 147 with ease

Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson got the side to a perfect start with a match-winning opening stand of 81 inside 11 overs while chasing a total of 148. Chennai Super Kings bowlers did a collective job in restricting the high-on-confidence Delhi Capitals side to a chaseable total.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Player Ratings: Delhi Capitals’ batting failure cost them a spot in the final

Delhi Capitals’ batting collapsed like ninepins in the all-important Qualifier 2, which paved way for Chennai Super Kings into the final against Mumbai Indians. DC posted a modest total of 147, which was just not enough to contain the star-studded CSK’s batting as they won the game by six wickets.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni gave us a huge scare, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has stated that there were a lot of emotions during the penultimate over of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings, and reckoned that MS Dhoni gave him a huge scare. CSK required 26 off the final over, but came really close and lost the match by a run.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | CSK get exposed for the first time this season, says Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming has stated that his side Chennai Super Kings were exposed for the first time in this season after the comprehensive six-wicket loss against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday. CSK had lost just one match prior to this game, but this loss might as well serve them as a wake-up call.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni might play the next game, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has stated that MS Dhoni might play the next game after missing Tuesday’s game due to stiffness in his back. Suresh Raina was made the stand-in skipper of Chennai Super Kings, and the same may continue for the next match if the regular skipper fails to get fit in time.
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