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newscricket17 days 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months 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
featurecricket3 months 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
newscricket4 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket4 months 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
newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | Playing for DC will be a great experience for youngsters coming in, asserts Shreyas Iyer 

Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer has stated that playing for the Delhi Capitals franchise will be a great experience for the youngsters joining in the ranks. He also added that given how others teams stack up after the auction, it would be challenging but he's excited for the upcoming edition.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 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
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Chennai Super Kings - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

The dynasty has fallen and how! The invincible Super Kings went to the verge of demolition in the 2020 edition, a prized snapshot for millions of fans who despise CSK and its ridiculous dominance in the league. Can they roar back and quieten the detractors? The auction will lay the foundation.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket6 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who RR should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Steven Smith, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Sanju Samson, there's no dearth of superstars in Rajasthan Royals but it only shows how a poorly-balanced side never quite takes the cake. 2020 IPL was again a season for RR where the same cycle of under performance repeated for nth time.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket6 months ago

Shardul Thakur’s inglorious second-debut shows more worry than promise

In 2003, an athlete making a false start was allowed to make another start and would only be disqualified after a second false start. But by the time the rules changed, the entire landscape of athletics changed, as they were given just one chance and one opportunity to take the lead.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam