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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | TNPL 2020 headed towards cancellation

A senior TNCA official has conceded that the 2020 edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), that was scheduled to take place between June 10 and July 12, is on the verge of cancellation. The news comes on the back of restrictions in the state of Tamil Nadu barring outdoor sporting events.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | MI vs SRH Evaluation Chart - Chris Lynn’s monster innings helps MI steamroll SRH

Batting first, the home side got off to a terrible start before Lynn and Suryakumar Yadav pulled the proceedings back in the hosts’ favour, scoring 184 runs in the first twenty overs. Chasing 185, Sunrisers were never in the run-chase as Bumrah sealed Mumbai’s fate, helping his side to a 24-run win.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Pakistan fan abused Indian players before World Cup clash last year, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who made his World Cup debut in the crunch encounter against Pakistan last year, revealed how a Pakistan fan abused Indian players in a coffee shop, a day ahead of the game. Shankar revealed that the players sat there just copping the abuse that was being thrown at them.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | SRH vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Warner-Shankar partnership helps the hosts prevail in a see-saw encounter

CSK put themselves in the ascendancy after Bairstow’s early wicket before a Warner-Shankar partnership put the contest far away from the visitors’ hands with the score reading 172/5. On the back of Rashid Khan’s 3/31 and Sandeep Sharma’s 2/29, SRH notched up an impressive 12-run victory.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs SRH Evaluation Chart - Pooran and Maxwell ensure six-wicket victory for KXIP

Batting first, the Sunrisers Hyderabad side got off to a slow start before Vijay Shankar’s 33-ball 50 took them to a first-innings total of 152/7, with Sheldon Cottrell picking a three-fer for the hosts. On the other hand, a Pooran-Maxwell partnership (75 runs) guided Punjab to a six-wicket victory.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

India’s lack of planning cost them 2019 Cricket World Cup, states Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has stated that lack of planning cost Virat Kohli’s Indian team the 2019 Cricket World Cup, with a semi-final exit against New Zealand. Talking about planning, Pathan pointed out how the team struggled to field a proper eleven, including having problems with the No.4 position.
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newscricket2 months ago

Learnt life lessons from L Balaji and Badrinath, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has revealed that he learnt life lessons at a very young age from the duo of Subramaniam Badrinath and Lakshimpathy Balaji, something the all-rounder believes has helped him in his career. Shankar attested that these lessons helped him cope with the Nidahas Trophy embarrassment.
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newscricket2 months ago

Goal is to have a fixed batting position for India, admits Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar has admitted that his goal for the national team is to have a fixed batting position, which he believes will help him start converting the 30s and 40s into three figures. He also regrets that constant comparison with Hardik Pandya has affected his performance in the recent past.
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newscricket3 months ago

Doing my best to earn a Test cap, reveals Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who made his international debut for India in 2018, has revealed that he’s been doing everything he can to earn a Test call-up and added that his red-ball ambitions are alive and well. The all-rounder also expressed his displeasure at being under-utilized as a bowler, by Tamil Nadu.
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newscricket4 months ago

Aim to win matches for every team I play, reveals Vijay Shankar

Out-of-favour Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar has revealed that his sole aim when he walks onto the field is to win games for his side, and believes that he will get back into the Indian side if he keeps doing the same. Shankar’s last appearance in an Indian shirt came in the 2019 World Cup.
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