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‘Retiring out’ batsmen should be normalized and destigmatized, suggests Aakash Chopra

Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has batted for the idea of normalizing retiring batsmen out in T20 cricket and believes it’s an option that teams should be able to leverage in the case of an on-field batsman struggling. Former SRH coach Tom Moody, meanwhile, suggested a ‘toss’ for Super Overs.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2020 | Chris Morris' inclusion the turning point for RCB, opines Tom Moody 

Ever since RCB have got Chris Morris as their pace spearhead, things have changed for the good and Tom Moody stated that his inclusion has been the turning point for the Reds. He also added that after such a humiliating loss, it's never easy to get back and also pointed out many KKR issues. 
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featurecricket10 days ago

Cricket Talk | The challenge of being a foreign coach ft. Simon Helmot

Australia, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, West Indies - you name it, there isn’t a single nook and corner in the world that Simon Helmot has not explored as a coach. SportsCafe caught up with the Aussie to shed light on his experiences and to discuss the challenges of being a foreign coach.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2020 | Would play Mujeeb instead of struggling Glenn Maxwell, opines Tom Moody

Ahead of Kings XI Punjab’s crucial encounter against SRH, Tom Moody has opined that he would want the franchise to play Mujeeb-ur-Rahman instead of the struggling Glenn Maxwell. Moody also expressed that KL Rahul should continue to bat his own way and not force himself till death overs.
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newscricket19 days ago

IPL 2020 | Would personally want DC to stick with Ashwin over Axar, opines Tom Moody

Ahead of Delhi Capitals’ clash against RCB, Tom Moody has opined that he would personally want Delhi to stick with Ravichandran Ashwin over Axar Patel. On the other hand, Moody also expressed that the franchise should continue to pick Harshal Patel in the playing XI over Ishant Sharma.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2020 | Glenn Maxwell might not be the match-winner people think he is, feels Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has come down hard on misfiring Kings XI Punjab star Glenn Maxwell and has claimed that his numbers in the IPL suggest that franchises might in fact be incorrectly overvaluing him. After scores of 1, 5 and 13* in his first 3 games, Maxwell scored an 18-ball 11 on Thursday.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Navdeep Saini a world class bowler who loves bowling at the death, notes Tom Moody

Former SRH coach Tom Moody heaped praise on India’s rising star Navdeep Saini and labelled him a ‘world-class fast bowler’, who loves to take the responsibility of bowling at the death. With SRH requiring 29 off their last 3 overs, a double-wicket over from Saini sealed the deal for the Reds.
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featurecricketa month ago

Mid-carders to Heavyweights: The colossal rise of SRH ft. Simon Helmot

In April 2013, Simon Helmot embarked on a six-year journey with Sunrisers Hyderabad as the franchise’s assistant coach, an adventure that saw him, along with his good friend Tom Moody, transform the club into a formidable force. In essence, he played a hand in altering the landscape of the IPL.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Third umpire should have made the ruling of short-run, opines Tom Moody

Former SRH coach Tom Moody has opined that the short-run given for Mayank Agarwal’s quick couple against Delhi Capitals should have been ruled by the TV umpire when he saw the replay. He added that incidents like these should be clearly defined in the rules of the tournament as it creates ambiguity.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Sunrisers Hyderabad

Well, a team liked by all, not because of their cricketing abilities but because of their relative nature shown on the field. Yet at the same time, their cricketing abilities are terrible too, giving away CSK a final win in the 2018 season when they were just a bunch of old cricketers.
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