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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | We weren’t good enough in all the three departments, expresses Eoin Morgan

After ending up on the losing side again, KKR skipper Eoin Morgan has expressed that his side wasn’t good enough across the board and added that he hopes they can turn things around. Morgan also added that having the best of talents won’t guarantee victories and pointed out the lack of execution.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mavi’s shoulder-barge triggering Shaw to score six boundaries in the over

It all started with a big bang and in Ahmedabad, it all started with a shoulder-barge. After Shivam Mavi’s shoulder-barge, Prithvi Shaw got triggered, which instantly turned into an eventful over, with the Delhi opener scoring six boundaries off six deliveries to leave Mavi shell-shocked.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Kolkata Knight Riders' implosion: A disaster that had ‘inevitable' written all over it 

If Kolkata Knight Riders were a movie, it would be a multi-starrer action franchise that has all the glitz, glamour, money and big stars, yet the best part of which only remains the build up and the promotions. The story of the film ends up lacking substance and the film gets panned every year.
Harshit Anand
reportcricket6 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | A Karan-Upendra special helps UP to a win against Delhi to setup a clash against Gujarat

After opting to field, Delhi got off to the best possible start, restricting Uttar Pradesh to 4-66 but a special partnership between Karan Sharma and Upendra Patel took UP to a total of 280, giving them an outside chance. With the ball, Delhi were reduced to 78-5 before the match went down the wire.
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featurecricket8 months ago

How every Indian player retained by KXIP and KKR fared in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

KXIP and KKR players endured mixed fortunes in SMAT 2021: while a vast majority of the Knight Riders stars disappointed, almost all the ‘Kings’ exited the competition with their reputation enhanced. From Prabhsimran Singh to Shivam Mavi, we look at how every KXIP and KKR player fared.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket10 months ago

How the youngsters fared in the Indian Premier League’s theatre of dreams

Well, Indian Premier League is that tournament which has always provided the best of young talents in the country a platform where they can leave a long-lasting impression on the viewers. This year was no different, as they continued to impress one and all while some really underperformed.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | Bowlers consciously went aggressive with new-ball to attack top-heavy RR, reveals Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan revealed that it was a conscious plan from his bowlers to come hard at Rajasthan Royals in the powerplay, due to the fact that they were a top-heavy side. The aggression paid dividends as KKR remarkably ended up picking 5 wickets in the powerplay.
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newscricketa year ago

AUS vs IND | Mohammed Siraj has done well with red-ball; could be handy in Australia, opines MSK Prasad

Ahead of the much-awaited series Down Under, MSK Prasad has opined that Siraj has done well with the red-ball, which could be handy in Australia as the fifth-place option. Alongside that, reports have added that Axar Patel too is in contention for a spot in the squad alongside Shardul Thakur.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to record-breaker MS Dhoni completing brilliant 'juggle' take without his glove

MS Dhoni was once again in the spotlight as the CSK skipper took an amazing catch without his gloves on and with that, became the keeper with the highest catches in IPL history. He had removed his gloves in the last over to allow himself to quickly release the ball as the batsmen try to steal runs.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa year ago

IPL 2020 | KKR vs DC : Today I Learnt - Karthik’s strange captaincy and Miserly Mishy outpacing his age

It was a strange day for Kolkata Knight Riders with them agonizingly falling short of a win, after a Mogan-Tripathi masterclass almost clinched them a win. A timely strike by Kagiso Rabada threw spanner in the KKR’s works in the end, but the focus should solely be on Dinesh Karthik’s captaincy.
Bastab K Parida