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featurecricket17 days ago

What IPL cancellation could mean for Indian players vying for WT20 spots

With the cancellation of the thirteenth edition of the IPL looking all but inevitable, it could hold grave consequences not only for stakeholders, but also for multiple players. We, here at SportsCafe, look at how the potential cancellation of IPL affect the WT20 hopes of certain Indian players.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Certainly I have my eyes on the World Cup, reveals Shardul Thakur

Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur, who had a difficult tour of New Zealand, has stated that he has his eyes on the World Cup and he will passionately work towards helping India win the World T20. Thakur has also added that the IPL will be extremely crucial for him to be in World Cup contention.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to India getting whitewashed in the ODI series against New Zealand

It was a bad week for India as not only did they get whitewashed in the ODI series against New Zealand, but because this was the first time in three decades that this has happened in an ODI series. The Twitterati were quick to jump onto Twitter and put out their opinions on this humiliation.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Ross Taylor has played like ‘god’ on leg-side, quips Shardul Thakur

Ahead of the third ODI against New Zealand, Shardul Thakur has stated that the way Ross Taylor has been hitting the ball on leg-side is godly, and he further revealed that he has been one of the most difficult batsmen to bowl to in the Kiwi camp. He has also emphasised on executing the game plans.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Yuzvendra Chahal emulating Dhoni Review System to save India a review

While MS Dhoni’s absence is felt by the team and fans quite often, the former captain has sure left a part of him behind. A hint of Dhoni’s mastermind, that has helped India several times, was seen in Yuzvendra Chahal’s insistence of not going for the DRS today, saving the team a valuable review.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mohammed Shami's look of disbelief after umpire makes joke of LBW rule

Langton Rusere is not the most famous name on the umpiring circuit, for that he has only stood in just 12 ODI matches so far, but his decision today was just unbelievable. It was so damning that bowler Mohammed Shami even celebrated the wicket in disbelief, only to see the decision being reversed.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

ICC T20I Rankings | KL Rahul claims second spot as Rohit Sharma breaks into top 10

India’s breakout star KL Rahul sealed his career-best T20I rankings as he finished second in its latest update as Rohit Sharma breaks into the top 10 after a long absence. Making a comeback, Jasprit Bumrah crept up to 11th position, jumping 26 places, as Yuzvendra Chahal finished 30th among bowlers.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

NZ v IND | Jasprit Bumrah is India’s X-factor, says Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistani speedster Shoaib Akhtar has tagged Jasprit Bumrah as India’s X-factor after their seven-run win in the fifth T20I against New Zealand at the Bay Oval. Bumrah’s spell of three for 12 from his quota of four overs triggered a Kiwi collapse and brought India back into the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Amazing to see Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur hold their nerves, elates KL Rahul

KL Rahul, who was the stand-in captain during New Zealand’s chase in the 5th T20I, expressed his delight over the development of Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur and lavished praise on the pace-bowling duo. Rahul further hailed the 5-0 routing of the Kiwis away from home as a complete team effort.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND VS NZ | First ball in Hamilton slipped out of my hand and went for a six, says Mohammad Shami

Mohammad Shami, who had bowled the final over of the epic third T20I between India and New Zealand which also ended up as a tie, has stated that he tried bowling a yorker on the first ball, butit slipped out of his hand and went for a six. India won the Super Over encounter to win the series 3-0.
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