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cricket15 days ago

Put blind faith in RR and win Royally by placing these three bets from the Sunrisers clash

The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi will be witness to an all-to-play-for contest on Sunday as 7th-placed Rajasthan Royals will take on bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad. For the Sunrisers, at least, it has been a season to forget, but for you, the punter, Sunday can be a day to remember.
newscricket17 days ago

Twitter reacts to Quinton ‘Ronaldo’ de Kock exquisitely back-heeling ball to steal four runs

We know Quinton de Kock is good at keeping and batting and bad at captaincy, but today the South African opener showed that he is exceptional at Football. The southpaw intentionally back-heeled a Shivam Dube yorker to beat wicket-keeper Sanju Samson and steal his side four valuable runs.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. RR’s Dube punt, Kohli’s inconsistency and goodbye Hetmyer

Baffling team selections, an all-time-great individual performance, a Super Over, a snoozefest - the third weekend of IPL 2021 had everything. With the Mumbai and Chennai legs coming to a conclusion, we look back and discuss important talking points from the three weekend encounters.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2021 | Can only hope that individual performances are converted into match-winning ones, insists Sanju Samson

After a flurry of losses, RR skipper Sanju Samson has insisted that he can only hope now that the individual performances are converted into match-winning performances. He also added that everyone completely understood Liam Livingstone’s exit while stating that positivity is key in the tournament.
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newscricket24 days ago

IPL 2021 | Batting smartly in the powerplay need of the hour for Rajasthan, claims Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, rued his side’s inability to build partnerships and claimed that there is a desperate need for the side to bat ‘smarter’ in the powerplay. After losing two wickets in the powerplay in each of their first three games, RR were reduced to 32/3 on Thursday.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | We expect a lot of runs from Shivam Dube, reveals Sanju Samson 

Amidst growing criticism for Shivam Dube, skipper Sanju Samson came out in his defense and stated that the team expects a lot of runs from him. The RR skipper isn't losing his sleep despite a poor start to the season and asserted that failure is part and parcel of the cash-rich league.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs RR - Bits-and-pieces CSK decimate dreadful Rajasthan

On a flat Wankhede wicket, Chennai Super Kings overcame an MS Dhoni-shaped demon to annihilate Rajasthan by 45 runs and go second on the IPL 2021 points table. It was an out-and-out team effort from the Super Kings, who thrashed the Royals despite having no standout individual performance.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | My competition is with myself only, not thinking about Hardik or my future, reveals Shivam Dube 

Rajasthan Royals' latest recruit Shivam Dube has made it clear that he ain't thinking about Hardik Pandya or international cricket much as he's focusing on the IPL and competing with himself only. He also added that Kumar Sangakkara has told him that he will be playing in the middle-order.
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newscricket3 months ago

Chris Morris’ addition will enable Rajasthan to utilize Archer flexibly, opines Kumar Sangakkara

RR Director Kumar Sangakkara claimed that Chris Morris has a ‘specific role’ to play in the side and added that the South African’s addition will enable the team to use Jofra Archer more effectively. Sangakkara also clarified that RR paid big bucks for Morris exclusively for his bowling ability.
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featurecricket3 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