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IPL 2019 | Nicholas Pooran humbled by comparisons with power-hitter ‘Chris Gayle’

Nicholas Pooran has revealed that he is flattered after Kings XI Punjab coach Mike Hesson compared the youngster to his Windies teammate Chris Gayle. Pooran has further added that he drew inspiration from the likes of AB De Villiers, Virat Kohli and World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2019 | Vikram Solanki terms Chennai pitch “not an ideal” one after RCB’s defeat

RCB batting consultant Vikram Solanki is of the opinion that the pitch used for the opening encounter of the ongoing IPL was not an ideal one after they were bowled out for a mere 70 in the first innings. The former English batsman also said that RCB needed to be brave batting first against CSK.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IPL 2019 | Harbhajan Singh delighted to contribute in CSK’s win over RCB

After he was adjudged the Man of the Match for his excellent bowling against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Harbhajan Singh has expressed that he is glad to contribute in the win for the Chennai Super Kings. The off-spinner scalped three wickets in his four overs to help CSK bowl RCB out for only 70.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IPL 2019 | MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli disappointed with track in Chennai for season opener

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have expressed their unhappiness over the slow Chennai track after the first game of the 12th season turned out to be a low-scoring and one-sided one. Royal Challengers Bangalore were bowled for only 70 runs in 17.1 overs and the target was achieved by Chennai in 17.4 overs.
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featurecricketa day ago

CSK vs RCB | Player Ratings - AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali turn villain in RCB's season opening loss

Securing the bragging rights was the main campaign line for the RCB fans ahead of the tournament opener, but Chennai Super Kings ended up having the last laugh. While it was a collective failure by the batting unit, Moeen Ali and AB de Villliers were the main culprits for their way of dismissal.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Twitter goes mental as RCB suffer yet another collapse against CSK

Once again, Royal Challengers Bangalore have failed to crack to Chepauk code in the IPL and suffered a terrible collapse in front of MS Dhoni's tactics of combat by spin. The Twitterati had a field day after the collapse and left no stone unturned to troll the Virat Kohli-led team yet again.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Time for RCB to be stronger and smarter, asserts AB de Villiers

AB De Villiers has opined that Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Virat Kohli can go all the way in this year’s Indian Premier League. The South African has also called the team to be stronger and to produce consistent performances throughout the season so as to take the honours.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli needs to translate India captaincy success to IPL, says Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has said that Virat Kohli has been incredibly successful as India skipper, and he needs to transfer his success in international cricket to IPL. He has also differentiated the contrast in MS Dhoni and Kohli's captaincy, where one takes a backseat, and the other one is very involved.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2019 | Krishnamachari Srikkanth believes teams batting first to have major advantage this time

Krishnamachari Srikkanth has disagreed with the common trend in the IPL over the years and stated that the teams batting first to have major advantage in this edition. He has also added that Chepauk will produce a slow track as Chennai Super Kings have as many as three good spinners in their squad.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2019 | Virat Kohli hints at skipping few matches to stay fit for ensuing World Cup

Virat Kohli has revealed that he might sit out for a few matches in the IPL in order to avoid wear and tear before heading into the World Cup. He has also dished out advice to his Indian teammates, asking them to stay in touch with the physiotherapist and smartly manage their workload.
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