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newscricketa day ago

Fake-fielding rule is a bit harsh, feels Jonty Rhodes

Jonty Rhodes, who is widely regarded as the greatest fielder to grace the game, has opined that the fake fielding rule is a bit harsh on the fielders, stating that they, just like bowlers, should be allowed to deceive. He has stated that batsmen should be wise enough to know the ball's position.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket9 days ago

Legends and pundits wish Rahul 'THE WALL' Dravid on his birthday

Rahul Dravid's contribution to Cricket in India is brilliant, whether it is as a player for the Indian Cricket Team or as a Coach for the youth of Indian cricket. So, the cricketing fraternity took to twitter and wished him on his birthday and reminded us how big a legend Rahul Dravid was!
Srijith Gopal
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | M.S. Dhoni the best captain, CSK the finest franchise, asserts Piyush Chawla

Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla feels that MS Dhoni is the best captain in the IPL and Chennai Super Kings is the best IPL franchise and he is looking forward to playing for them. The 30-year-old became the most expensive Indian buy in the IPL auction when he was bought by CSK for INR 6.75 crores
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featurecricketa month ago

Can CSK’s Daddy Army final year be their ‘golden year’

Chennai Super Kings always knew the 30+ players wasn’t enough for the future and with 2020 auction looming, they would go back to their 2008 roots of picking a mixed bag of experienced and young players to build a legacy.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

A backup middle order batsman would be a good idea for CSK, opines Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar opined that CSK must look to go for a back up middle order batter as he pointed out all the experience and expertise of their senior players. Manjrekar also highlighted Dhoni’s obsession to stick with the experience of aged players when it comes to leading CSK.
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newscricket4 months ago

I can be the No.4 for India, claims Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina has claimed that he can be the solution that India are searching for at No.4 in the batting order. Raina also gave his opinion on his Chennai Super Kings teammate and skipper MS Dhoni’s retirement chatter by saying that only he can decide when he leaves the game of cricket for good.
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newscricket4 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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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts as Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in a row on this day

Twelve years of Yuvraj Singh's six sixes in an over in T20 World Cup 2007, when the southpaw had the world at his feet. Yuvi achieved this against Stuart Broad to etch his record that will live forever in cricket history. Yuvraj was the first Indian to do this and Twitterati reminisced on same.
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newscricket5 months ago

Hoping to be up on my feet and ready to give my best again very soon, says Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina, who underwent a second knee surgery in Amsterdam a couple of days ago, said he hoped to be back on the field as soon as he can. The southpaw will require at least six weeks of intense rehabilitation for recovery, which effectively rules him out of the domestic season.
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featurecricket5 months ago

From the Vault | Dwayne Bravo outfoxes Yuvraj Singh in final-over thriller

India and West Indies have played many a nerve-wracking ODI in the past, but very few matches are etched in our memories as much as the 2nd ODI at Kingston in 2006. Today, we roll back the clock and re-visit the last over by Dwayne Bravo, which helped the Windies clinch victory by a solitary run.
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