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newscricket22 days ago

CSK players love MS Dhoni and franchise allows players to be themselves, reveals Dwayne Bravo

Caribbean all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has stated that MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming are the reason behind Chennai Super Kings’ success over the years. Bravo, an integral part of the set-up, has further stated that CSK players love Dhoni to the core and the franchise allows the players to be themselves.
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newscricket3 months ago

CSK have targeted skippers in Auctions as they want thinking cricketers, reveals Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has admitted that CSK has targeted and picked up skippers in the past with experience because of their need for thinking cricketers. He has also revealed that CSK have got Ravindra Jadeja fielding at point, with one of the strongest arms in cricket, with his pinpoint throws.
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newscricket3 months ago

Excellent continuity in CSK setup has helped build relationships, reveals Mike Hussey

Former Australia cricketer Mike Hussey has revealed that the continuity in the Chennai Super Kings setup has helped build strong relationships full of trust. Hussey appeared for the Chennai-based franchise in 59 IPL matches across seven seasons and is currently the batting coach of the team. 
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newscricket3 months ago

Have to thank MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming for keeping faith in me, states Shane Watson

CSK’s Shane Watson has admitted that he is grateful to both skipper and head coach MS Dhoni for keeping the faith in him after his failures towards the start of the season. Watson also added that he would have been dropped following the first few games if it was any other franchise.
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featurecricket3 months ago

The Rise and Fall of ICL

International cricket in India was already a bestseller in the early 21st century but, mind you, not the domestic form of it. Here’s a look back on India’s first step to producing something as big as the Indian Premier League when Zee Telefilms conceptualised the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007.
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newscricket6 months ago

Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralitharan roped in by Team Rugby for Black Clash T20

Sri Lankan maestros Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralidharan have signed up to represent Team Rugby in the second Black Clash T20 match. Team Rugby go into the clash in Napier looking to repeat history having flattened Team Cricket by five wickets in the previous fixture which was a year ago.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL Auction 2020 | Opportunity to pick MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming’s brains, hopes Sam Curran

Sam Curran is looking at his CSK stint as an “opportunity to pick the brains” of the experienced duo of CSK skipper MS Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming. Curran was picked by the franchise in the auction on Thursday for a whopping Rs. 5.5 crore after an intense bidding war with Delhi Capitals.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL Auction 2020 | CSK traded hard for Piyush Chawla, value him highly, reveals Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming, on auction day, shared that his team traded hard for the seasoned leg spinner Piyush Chawla as he adds huge value to the team. Further on, Fleming also mentioned that Chawla shares a 'great relationship' with Chennai skipper MS Dhoni.
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newscricket7 months ago

Umesh Yadav’s batting form could help him play at No.3, jokes Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli was impressed by the way Umesh Yadav performed in the concluded Test series against South Africa, where the right-hander scored 31 runs off just 10 balls, making a Test record. Further, Kohli commented that the Indian batting-order is deep, even without the presence of Hardik Pandya.
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newscricket9 months ago

The pace of T10 makes T20 cricket look slow, opines Stephen Fleming

Head coach of the revamped T10 franchise Delhi Bulls, Stephen Fleming has spoken of the breakneck nature of the T10 format that, according to him, even makes T20 look slow. The veteran CSK coach also insisted on the need for his team to play a positive brand of cricket heading into the tournament.
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