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featurecricket16 hours ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: DC vs PBKS - Merciless Shikhar Dhawan makes light work of Punjab’s 195

Despite Mayank Agarwal’s 36-ball 61 and Shahrukh Khan’s 5-ball 15, Punjab could only get to a total of 195, on a peach of a batting track. In the second innings, Delhi led by Shikhar Dhawan’s 92 off 49 deliveries made a light work of the run-chase, as they got to the total in just the 19th over.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: DC vs RR - Million Dollar Baby Morris proves his worth to flay old franchise

Rajasthan Royals pulled off an even bigger heist than Mumbai Indians as an astonishing batting effort from Chris Morris saw the chasing side emerge victorious for the first time since Game 2. With the Royals down and out of the game, Morris played a cameo for ages to take his side home.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | Pujara wants to emulate the likes of Kohli, Rohit and Williamson; says 'open' to technical tweaks

Cheteshwar Pujara, who will be playing the IPL after 7 years, has revealed that he wants to follow in the footsteps of non-power-hitters, like Kohli, Smith and Williamson, who have succeeded in their own way. He added that earlier he was wary of changing his technique but now he's open to changes.
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newscricket19 days ago

Pat Cummins absolutely the right choice for Australia captaincy, states Michael Clarke

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke has vouched for Pat Cummins to be the next permanent skipper of the Aussie side and believes the speedster has everything it takes to be a world-class leader. Cummins is currently leading NSW in the Marsh Cup, where he’s had a 100% win record.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Shreyas Iyer will continue to captain Delhi Capitals despite Smith’s arrival, confirms club CEO

Delhi Capitals CEO Col. Vinod Bisht has confirmed that the franchise will continue to back Shreyas Iyer as skipper and has insisted that the role of the seniors in the side will be to mentor the Mumbai lad. Under the leadership of Iyer, Delhi, in IPL 2020, reached their first ever final in 12 years.
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newscricketa month ago

There's no reason why Steve Smith shouldn't be in line for the captaincy, feels Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja believes that Steve Smith has paid the price for his mistakes and there is no reason why he shouldn't be given the captaincy responsibilities once Tim Paine ends his career. Khawaja has further added that he is hoping to be back amongst the runs, after a lean patch in domestic cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Great to see David Warner back in the Blues’ outfit after the rehabilitation, states Phil Jacques

NSW’s coach Phil Jacques has stated that it is great to see the return of David Warner in the blues outfit, after the opener had spent time recovering his fitness, following his injury troubles. While not just that, Jacques also added that the southpaw has worked immensely hard on his rehab.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai might host entirety of IPL 2021 group stages, hints Parth Jindal

DC co-owner Parth Jindal feels the Indian Premier League will take place this year in India only given how other competitions have also been hosted in the country. He also said that there are possibilities of Mumbai hosting the league phase with Ahmedabad staging the knockouts of the tournament.
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featurecricket2 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
newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundits react to IPL 2021 auction throwing wild surprises

Well, the IPL Auction certainly got a new kick-in, with some players going for crazy cash, including the usual suspects in the form of Maxwell and Morris. But when it came to the new players, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson came out as the Richie Rich-es in the auction.
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