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featurecricket34 minutes ago

IPL 2020 | Qualification scenarios - SRH favourites after RR bust points table wide open

On Friday, for the second chase running, RR annihilated their opponents but it’s a drubbing that holds significance as their win now means that six teams are still in contention to grab the remaining three spots. Thanks to their healthy NRR, however, it’s SRH who are now favourites to finish fourth.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket35 minutes ago

IPL 2020 | Went in with the same mentality as the Mumbai Indians game, admits Ben Stokes

After another match-winning display, Ben Stokes admitted that he went in with the same mentality that helped them get across the line against Mumbai Indians earlier - go hard against the new ball. He also stated that he cuts down on his bowling in the break to remain fresh for the next game.
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newscricketan hour ago

Twitter reacts to Suchith’s ‘impeccable’ throw accounting for in-form Sanju Samson

At 145/2, Sanju Samson’s partnership with Steve Smith took the Royals closer than ever to an easy victory against Kings XI Punjab in a must-win encounter for them. However, Suchith had different plans as his immaculate throw got the back of the in-form Royals batsman, Sanju Samson.
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newscricketan hour ago

IPL 2020 | Horrible toss to lose with heavy dew and wet ball, states KL Rahul

After losing the toss, KL Rahul’s KXIP were sent into bat and following the game, Rahul stated that it was a horrible toss to lose with both a wet ball and the heavy dew in play. However, he admitted that this season they have had to work hard for every point and they will do it in the final game.
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featurecricketan hour ago

IPL 2020 | KXIP vs RR Evaluation Chart - The Ben and Samson show help Rajasthan past fighting Punjab

After Gayle’s drop, Rajasthan were always chasing the game, allowing Punjab to get to a high-scoring total of 185/4, with the southpaw scoring a 99. In the second innings, it didn’t matter, with Ben Stokes (50) and Sanju Samson (48) toppling Punjab bowlers for an easy win in the end.
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newscricket3 hours ago

VIDEO | ‘Universe Boss’ Gayle let his bat loose after getting out on 99

Three deliveries were still left in the over, KXIP’s Chris Gayle was batting on 99 as he faced Jofra Archer’s precision with the ball. After trashing the bowler for a long six, Archer had the last laugh with a yorker to dismiss Gayle, who walked back dismissed on 99 before smashing his bat.
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newscricket4 hours ago

VIDEO | Superman Stokes’ incredible take gifts Archer’s ‘snorter’ a reward

As Jofra Archer steamed in to bowl, Punjab’s in-form opening pair was right there to tackle him but little did they expect a snorter from the Englishman, forcing Mandeep Singh to balloon his shot in the air. However, it seemingly was dying on Ben Stokes before a magical leap helped him get there.
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cricket7 hours ago

Three bets from Mumbai vs Delhi encounter that will help you pocket heavy money 

With Mumbai Indians already qualified for the playoffs, it is going to be a big game for Delhi Capitals after they have succumbed to three straight defeats. Both the teams would be eager to end in the top two after they ruled the roost in the first half and will clash on October 31 in Dubai. 
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cricket7 hours ago

Cash home some amazing returns from Bangalore’s clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad

After their thrilling encounter last time around, Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad will clash in the second last round of the competition, with RCB looking to seal their place in the top two while Hyderabad aims for a place in the top-four. There is a chance for you to get some amazing returns.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Twitter reacts to 'Classic Pakistan running' returning as comical Imam run out sees two batsmen dive at same end

A whole Pakistan generation seems to be inspired by the legendary running of Inzamam-ul-Haq, more so, his nephew Imam ul Haq, who was involved the most comical run-out of the year. A ball-watching Imam hinted for a single in the 26th over and it resulted in both batsmen diving at the same end.
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newscricket10 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Very 'happy and proud' moment to get appointed as India's vice-captain, opines KL Rahul

KXIP skipper and Indian batsman KL Rahul is elated with the news of him being appointed as deputy to Virat Kohli for ODIs and T20Is for Australia and said he's happy and proud of the same. The right-hander has stamped his authority in the last few months in limited-overs cricket for India.
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featurecricket11 hours ago

A Royal faith repaid in a Ben Stokes’ move to the top order

It is not very often that a side has such an issue that Rajasthan are facing in the shortest format - they have a plethora of batsmen who could leave a deep-mark on the opposition on their own night. After Stokes’ return, the confusion that turned into a conundrum has now turned into a masterstroke.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket11 hours ago

IPL 2020 | I'm really enjoying opening the batting, expresses Ben Stokes 

English all-rounder and RR opener Ben Stokes has revealed that he is relishing opening the batting and that's something he wanted to do even before the season started. He also added that opening the batting for England is very difficult with the likes of Hales, Roy, Bairstow and Banton in there.  
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newscricket13 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Backing old players over youngsters tuned CSK upside down, states Brian Lara 

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has stated that Chennai Super Kings' tactics of backing older players over youngsters turned their season upside down. He added that we all expected MS Dhoni to turn around things but he just never changed his approach as CSK slumped in the IPL 2020. 
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newscricket14 hours ago

IPL 2020 | We can shock few teams in the playoffs, claims David Hussey 

Despite the loss against Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on Thusday, KKR mentor David Hussey reckons that they are still breathing in the competition and can shock shock few teams in the playoffs. After 13 games, KKR have 12 points and they will play their final game on November 1 against RR. 
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newscricket14 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Ruturaj Gaikwad is a very fluent player, feels Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings' head coach Stephen Fleming was left impressed with Ruturaj Gaikwad and called him a fluent player as he compiled a well made 53-ball-72 to help CSK chase 173 against KKR on Thursday. He also added that Gaikwad's timing helps him find the gaps and he has a lot of power.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2020 | Knew I would do well if I get the opportunity to open, states Ruturaj Gaikwad

CSK’s rookie opener Ruturaj Gaikwad has admitted that he was always sure that he would do well once he got the opportunity to open the batting. He also admitted that he went the Dhoni way, trying to face any situation with a smile, which has helped him immensely to stay in the present.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2020 | Knew that I could smash sixes it if they bowled in my arc, confesses Ravindra Jadeja

After a 11-ball 31, Ravindra Jadeja has confessed that he knew it was simple for him to smash sixes if the KKR bowlers bowled in his arc. Alongside that, Jadeja also revealed his approach in the last two overs, which was 'see the ball, hit the ball', enabled CSK to seal a heist.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2020 | Lone warrior Ravindra Jadeja has been fantastic this season, asserts MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni lavished praise on Ravindra Jadeja, who played the best cameo of IPL 2020 on Thursday, and attested that the all-rounder has been a lone warrior with the bat for CSK at the back-end. Dhoni further expressed delight over the rise of Ruturaj Gaikwad.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to superstar Sir Jadeja playing best cameo of IPL 2020 to crush KKR’s hopes

Needing 30 off the final two overs, CSK looked well on their way to a second consecutive choke versus Kolkata Knight Riders but for a divine intervention from Ravindra Jadeja. The all-rounder struck a scarcely believable 11-ball 31, comprising three huge sixes, to dent KKR’s chances of qualifying.
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