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Suresh Raina signs up for TNPL-2

Suresh Raina signed up with Grandslam Club of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) to register for the second edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League. The nascent league will kick off on 22nd July and will feature outstation players in the edition as opposed to the inaugural edition.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kohli and Dhoni feature in the top 20 of World's most famous athletes

Indian cricketing stars Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have made it into the top-20 most famous athlete's list that was recently released by ESPN. Kohli and Dhoni were placed in 13th and 15th spot respectively while Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina could only manage the 90th and 95th spot on the list.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017| List of award winners

Mumbai Indians may have won the IPL title for a record third time on Sunday after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run, but, they weren’t the only winners on the night as David Warner bagged the Orange Cap with 641 runs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the Purple cap with 26 wickets.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers miss out on Cricinfo's all-time IPL XI

Cricinfo announced their all-time IPL XI but surprisingly both Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers failed to make the cut. While the website included all the usual suspects, the list raised more questions around who didn't make the cut rather than who was actually picked in the playing XI.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017| David Warner set to join 4000 run club

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner is all set to reach the landmark of 4,000 runs in the Indian Premier League and is just 23 runs away from achieving the feat. Warner crossed the 600-run mark this season with his splendid 69-run knock which helped his side defeat Gujarat Lions yesterday.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017 | Match 53 Preview: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Gujarat Lions will be looking to dent defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad’s chances of making the playoffs when the two sides meet at the Green Park in Kanpur this evening. Gujarat are out of the reckoning and will aim to restore some of their lost pride in front of their home fans.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Rishabh Pant loses his bearings and wicket in hilarious run out

After Dwayne Smith's funny dismissal in the first innings against DD, Rishabh Pant suffered a humiliating run out in the next innings when dismissed while standing a few inches from his crease. Pant appeared more interested in telling his partner the run was off than actually making his crease.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2017| Match 50 Preview: Gujarat Lions Vs Delhi Daredevils

The 6th placed Gujarat Lions will host the 7th placed Delhi Daredevils today in Kanpur. The low-on-confidence Delhi side will look to salvage some pride against Gujarat after their crushing 146-run defeat, but the home side will offer stubborn resistance to finish their campaign on a winning note.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dilip Vengsakar: IPL form has nothing to do with Champions Trophy chances

Dilip Vengsakar, the former chairman of selectors, gave his views on the 15-man squad chosen for Champions Trophy that will commence on the 1st of June. He stated in an interview on Monday that Indian players' form in IPL will in no way impact India's chances of winning or losing the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dhoni's idea gives Pant's career a boost

BCCI declared the 15-man lineup for the ICC Champions Trophy yesterday and selection committee chairman MSK Prasad announced the list of standbys for the tournament, which included young Rishabh Pant. A BCCI official revealed that it was MS Dhoni's idea to retain standbys for the mega ICC event.
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