newscricket3 months ago

My only target is to play well and score as many runs as possible, says Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh has said that his only target for his comeback to the Uttar Pradesh squad for the Vijay Hazare trophy is to play well and score as many runs as possible. Rinku was handed a three-month suspension by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for rule violation in June.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2019 | Kolkata Knight Riders replace injured Anrich Nortje with Matthew Kelly

Kolkata Knight Riders’ injury replacement process has carried on three weeks into the season as they have reportedly brought in Australia’s Matthew Kelly in place of Anrich Nortje. Nortje, who suffered a shoulder injury in March, was the third bowler to get injured for the franchise this season.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2019 | Anrich Nortje pulls out of IPL as Kolkata Knight Riders injury woes continue

South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje was the latest name to join Kolkata Knight Riders’ injury plagued squad with a shoulder injury after he made it public through his Twitter handle. The Kolkata-based franchise has seen Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti pulling out with injuries previously.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2019 | KKR includes KC Cariappa in place of injured Shivam Mavi

Kolkata Knight Riders have called KC Cariappa for the upcoming 12th season of the Indian Premier League which will start from March 23 to replace injured Shivam Mavi. The Kolkata team had earlier included Sandeep Warrier in place of Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the squad before the start of the league.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2019 | KKR sign Sandeep Warrier as replacement as Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti ruled out

Kolkata Knight Riders will start the 2019 campaign quite like their previous one as they were dealt a blow with both Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti ruled out of the tournament with injuries. KKR have decided to sign up Sandeep Warrier as a replacement for the upcoming edition of the league.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports: Wriddhiman Saha not likely to recover in time for England Test series

According to reports, Wriddhiman Saha, who suffered a broken thumb during Indian Premier League, has not recovered from his injury yet raising doubts over his inclusion in the squad for England Test series. Saha also had to miss the one-off Test against Afghanistan because of his broken thumb.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Is affronting opponents leading to misplaced aggression in Cricket?

Despite cricket being touted as the ‘Gentleman’s Game’ since its inception, every once in a while a player has come who would change its entire definition with his flamboyance and attitude. It has often been that persona, which people fell in love with and the next generation trying to imitate.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2018| Shivam Mavi is the future star of Indian Cricket, reckons Brett Lee

Brett Lee has praised Shivam Mavi’s bowling qualities and opined that the young bowler has the potential to be the future star of Indian cricket. The former Australian fast bowler has also stated that the 19 years old has a beautiful action and packs himself as a "fully furnished" bowler.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2018 | Shivam Mavi and Avesh Khan can serve Indian cricket for long time, feels Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth has been impressed by Avesh Khan and Shivam Mavi’s performance in the 2018 IPL and feels that if they are moulded properly, the duo can serve the country for a long time. Even though the youngsters have taken a combined 7 wickets so far, he believes stats don't tell the full story.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2018 | Being passionate is fine but it should not make a player boorish and loutish, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has come out in favor of the decision to reprimand quickies for disrespectful behavior and feels that being passionate is fine but it should not make a player boorish and loutish. Avesh Khan and Shivam Mavi were reprimanded for breaching IPL code of conduct in the match on Saturday.
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