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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs WI | Kane Williamson and Trent Boult rested in T20Is, Devon Conway earns debut call

New Zealand Cricket have announced the squad for the upcoming home series against West Indies and Kane Williamson and Trent Boult have been rested from T20Is to keep them fresh for Tests. South African-born debutant Devon Conway got his maiden call to represent the Black Caps in T20Is.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | A Mumbai Indians force to be reckoned with or rather a ‘lone’ force in the league of ‘regulars’

If there was anything that could’ve gone right for Mumbai, it did as they finished the season with a record fifth title and played in a league of their own. In a triumphant season, Mumbai turned the whole competition one-sided, although an exciting one, by defeating each team in a thrashing manner.
Deepak Yadav
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Manoj Tiwary picks Rohit Sharma as captain of his IPL XI; leaves Virat Kohli out

Manoj Tiwary picked his IPL XI and surprised one and all, picking Rohit Sharma ahead of Dhawan, Kock and Mayank. He also left out Virat Kohli, Trent Boult from the XI, picking Suryakumar Yadav for no.3 and T Natarajan ahead of the MI paceman Boult and Delhi Capitals pacer KG Rabada.
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featurecricket2 months ago

From Stoinis’ A+ to Glenn Maxwell’s F: Grading every overseas signing who took part in IPL 2020

In a perfect world, somewhere, we just express our gratitude for the IPL taking place and move on but, unfortunately, we don’t live in one, meaning scrutiny is what is the need of the hour. We, here at SportsCafe, have decided to rate and slate every overseas signing that partook in IPL 2020.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi wouldn’t have traded Trent Boult if they knew IPL was in UAE, states Virender Sehwag

After Trent Boult came back to haunt Delhi Capitals, Virender Sehwag has stated that the franchise only traded Boult based on the assumption that the IPL will happen in India and not UAE. He also added that Delhi has a bad history of releasing good players to rival franchises in the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Remember Mumbai requesting a trade for Rashid Khan 2 years ago, reveals Tom Moody

Former SRH coach Tom Moody has revealed that Mumbai Indians had requested the trade for Rashid Khan 2 years ago, highlighting that no other franchise would have the courage to do so. He added that Mumbai is the most active in terms of seeking trade opportunities, trying to get the impossible trades.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Awards | KL Rahul wins Orange cap; Kagiso Rabada bags Purple Cap

Ooof, IPL 2020 was finally done and dusted and with that, the IPL recognised all the fabulous performances this season from the players. KL Rahul nicked the Orange Cap ahead of Shikhar Dhawan while Kagiso Rabada stayed put to win the Purple Cap, but who won the MVP?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Mumbai Indians beating Delhi Capitals to win their fifth IPL title

Mumbai beat maiden-finalists Delhi after the Capitals set a low target of 157 for the defending champions. Delhi suffered a top-order collapse thanks to Trent Boult (3/30) while Mumbai's skipper Rohit Sharma registered a 64 to help his team win decisively. Fans on Twitter reacted on the same.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Final | Was just another match; tried to swing the new ball and take wickets, opines Trent Boult 

Trent Boult broke the backbone of Delhi's batting taking two early wickets and after the games stated that it was just another game for him, and he tried to swing the ball and take wickets with the new ball. Boult ended with figures of 3/30 and was adjudged Man of the Match for his exploits. 
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 Final | MI vs DC - Evaluation chart - Five-star Mumbai Indians make the frog-splash on Delhi Capitals

What more do you expect from Mumbai Indians? Respite is not even in their dictionary, as they broke the Delhi top-order into smithereens and even after Pant-Iyer special, they could only get 156 on board. In the second innings, it was a walk in the park, as Mumbai chased it down in the 19th over.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam