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featurecricketa month ago

How KL Rahul’s Kings XI Punjab found themselves struggling at 1-3 and not cruising at 3-1

Everyone wants a fairy tale, which has KL Rahul performing to his best and helping the Kings XI Punjab under Anil Kumble’s leadership to lift that coveted trophy for the first time in the history of the tournament to keep Preity Zinta happy. But, that’s far from what they are achieving right now!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Back skipper Rahul 110% on his decision to throw the ball to Gowtham, states Sheldon Cottrell

Kings XI Punjab’s Sheldon Cottrell, who bounced back on Thursday with a fine performance after getting pasted in Sharjah, has claimed that he did not feel that it was a blunder to make K Gowtham bowl the last over. The decision backfired, though, as the offie conceded 25 runs off the last over.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP vs MI: Today I Learnt - Cottrell’s comeback and Rohit ‘run-machine’ Sharma

Two teams having a similar journey in the IPL so far, each winning only 1 out 3, KXIP and MI took on each other in a match that ended one-sided in favor of Mumbai. While Sheldon Cottrell made an impressive comeback after a forgettable last match, Bumrah looked fierce as he finished with 2/18.
Deepak Yadav
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai should bat Kieron Pollard ahead of Hardik Pandya, opines Deep Dasgupta

Deep Dasgupta has called for Mumbai Indians to promote Kieron Pollard ahead of Hardik Pandya in the batting order, citing that the Trinidadian is a far more complete batsman now. In three games thus far in IPL 2020, Pollard, who has batted at No.6, has only faced a total of 45 deliveries.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Samson is hitting sixes at will at the moment, asserts Steve Smith

Steve Smith has asserted that Sanju Samson, who scored 85 runs off 42 balls, has been hitting the ball at will in the practice session, which he showcased against KXIP. He credited Rahul Tewatia, who scored 53 off 31 balls, for believing in himself to take the team home after a disastrous start.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | That was the worst first 20 balls that I have ever played, insists Rahul Tewatia

Rahul Tewatia has insisted that the 20 balls he played in the initial part of his innings were his worst ever as he struggled to put his bat on the ball. He added that the coach had sent him to hit leg-spinners but he wasn’t able to do so, finally hitting Sheldon Cottrell for 5 sixes in an over.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Will work on variations a bit more to suit UAE pitches, admits Sheldon Cottrell

Sheldon Cottrell has admitted that he is still working hard on his variations, improving them before the IPL season with Kings XI Punjab to suit his bowling on the slow and low UAE pitches. However, the left-arm seamer is unfazed by KXIP’s bowling choices, admitting that he is keen to learn.
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cricket2 months ago

CPL 2020 | Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots - Statistical Preview

Guyana Amazon Warriors will take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the fourth match of the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Wednesday. This encounter will be crucial for both the Warriors and the Patriots, who lost their respective first matches of the tournament on Tuesday.
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cricket2 months ago

CPL 2020 | Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots - Statistical Preview

In what will be the first of many double-headers in the 2020 edition of CPL, defending champions Barbados Tridents will take on St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in match 2 of the eighth edition of the tournament, on Tuesday. The enthralling encounter will be played at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | There is added hunger to succeed in the IPL, attests Sheldon Cottrell

Sheldon Cottrell, who will turn up for Kings XI Punjab this IPL, has stated that his full fitness currently has an extra motivation to do well in this season of the IPL. The Windies star has also added that he is determined to keep KXIP’s unbeaten run in the UAE edition of the IPL safe.
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