newscricket10 days ago

WATCH, ILT20 | Tom Curran's perfect yorker nutmegs and splits Nicholas Pooran into half

It is no coincidence that yorkers are called 'toe crushers' and described with fearsome adjectives such as searing, for a well-executed one is capable of terrorizing any batsman. Nicholas Pooran experienced it first-hand on Tuesday after Tom Curran humiliated him with a moment of genius.
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newscricket1 year ago

Tom Curran to miss IPL 2022 and start of County season due to back injury

England all-rounder Tom Curran will miss the IPL 2022 and the first two months of the County season due to a lower back stress fracture. Curran left the ongoing BBL 2021-2022 due to discomforts in his back after playing four matches, and will undergo a rehabilitation period for the next few months.
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newscricket1 year ago

IPL 2021 Playoffs | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals - BONS preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Kolkata Knight Riders will play against Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2 of the IPL 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, October 13. In their last fixtures, Kolkata won against Banglore by 4 wickets in the eliminator while Delhi lost to Chennai in qualifier 1 by 4 wickets.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 WC 2021 | Sam Curran ruled out of IPL and T20 World Cup with lower-back injury

England all-rounder Sam Curran has been ruled out of the IPL and T20 World Cup with a lower-back injury. Curran complained about the back pain after Chennai Super Kings' match against the Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. Brother Tom has been roped in as his replacement in England's T20 World Cup squad.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Taking away opportunities from one avenue, The Hundred has provided the chance elsewhere to seize

The Hundred, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)’s brainchild, has certainly been the talk of the town, literally and figuratively and in the public relations world, the tournament has excelled. However, elsewhere, it has certainly taken away the playing opportunity for several counties.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

Woakes achieves career-best 3rd spot in ODIs; KL Rahul climbs to sixth spot in T20Is

As per the latest ICC rankings, English pacer Chris Woakes has jumped to the third slot in the ODIs, while David Willey and Tom Curran also moved up post the series against Sri Lanka. As far as T20Is are concerned, the Indian duo of Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are ranked fifth and sixth respectively.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Trouble in Paradise | Incumbent IPL contract holders who might potentially go unsold in the mega auction

The season before the mega auction is a double-edged sword - you could lock in a long-term contract by doing well, but you could also see yourself go unsold in the mega auction if you endure a forgettable season. We look at players who, this season, have jeopardized their chances of landing a bid.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 years ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs DC - Shaw-Dhawan bulldoze CSK to secure an easy win

With Delhi Capitals missing the star duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje, CSK was up against a second-string DC pace attack and they made the most of it with their batting. However, bowling, their stronger suite last year, was completely dismantled by Delhi Capitals as they made a mockery of 189.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to ‘fiery debutant’ Krunal Pandya indulging in heated exchange with Tom Curran

Krunal Pandya had a rollicking start to his ODI career, with a fluent fifty that made him the darling of masses immediately. However, things were not as easy-peasy as it seemed, with the Baroda all-rounder indulging himself in a heated exchange with Tom Curran after reaching the 50-run mark.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Now that plan-A seems successful, time for England to test their plan-B

When it’s successful, the combination, the team and everything, why do you want to change it? Well, one, this series is the last they would play in the country before the World T20 and in the past, it has become very clear that having just one plan doesn’t quite guarantee you success.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam