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IPL 2020 | Batting with a clear mind helped me attain success, reveals Manish Pandey

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Manish Pandey, who put up a jaw-dropping performance with the bat on Thursday, revealed that, earlier in the season, he was being eaten up by thoughts, and batting with a clear mind helped him thrive on the day. From 16/2, Pandey struck a counter-attacking 83* to take SRH home.
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newscricket7 minutes ago

IPL 2020 | Personally this was a do-or-die game for me, claims Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar, who complimented Manish Pandey nicely with almost a run-a-ball half-century after a successful bowling show, has stated that it was a do-or-die game for him where he had to perform. Shankar has also added that he communicated nicely with Pandey and wanted to take some burden off him.
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newscricket23 minutes ago

IPL 2020 | In hindsight, would have given Jofra Archer a third powerplay over, concedes Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith, whose side slumped to an eight-wicket defeat on Thursday, conceded that he would have given Archer a third straight over if given a second chance. Archer was taken off the attack after he dismissed both SRH openers, and the decision backfired for RR.
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IPL 2020 | RR vs SRH Evaluation Chart: No-holds-barred Pandey lands ultimate sucker-punch against Archer-powered Royals

Manish Pandey played a fantastic innings, laden with outrageous shots and smart exchange of singles and doubles, to help SRH keep their playoff hopes alive. Meanwhile, Vijay Shankar had his own sweet moment in the game - both with the bat and ball - to prove his worth at the most opportune time.
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newscricketan hour ago

VIDEO | Jonny Bairstow left humiliated after Archer’s ‘tracer bullet’ inducker takes his stumps for a walk

Jonny Bairstow has been a mainstay for Sunrisers in the last couple of seasons and has been their best batsman after David Warner in crisis situations. However, Jofra Archer had none of it, when he sneaked through his gate through a tracer bullet inswinger that left Bairstow's stumps in disarray.
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Three bets from Chennai vs Mumbai that will fill your pockets before the playoffs

A month after the curtain raiser in Abu Dhabi, Chennai and Mumbai will go toe-to-toe against each other in Sharjah on Friday in what could be the Men in Yellow’s last consequential game of the season. Friday’s clash will be a great opportunity for both teams, but an even bigger one for the punters.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Vijay Shankar popping the ball out in hilarious fashion to leave Rashid disappointed

Ben Stokes seemed a bit rusty from the very first ball he faced tonight but his luck supported him all throughout. In almost comical fashion, Vijay Shankar, a solid fielder otherwise, missed an easy catch when the ball popped out of his hands in a comical manner which left Rashid disappointed.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Twitter reacts to ‘lazy’ Robin Uthappa’s immobility resulting in yet another calamitous run-out

Robin Uthappa came to the grips to become an effective opener for Rajasthan Royals after a cluster of failures but that didn’t last long as he ran himself out in terrible fashion. His ‘lack of intent’ in materialising the run resulted in the Bangalore lad being a victim of Holder’s direct throw.
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featurecricket5 hours ago

BCCI spot on when it comes to developing U19 players through IPL, claims Monty Panesar

For the longest time in Indian cricket, the pathway system had been on a singular plane where one impressive performance in the U19 World Cup would line you up for a senior debut. However, with the addition of the Indian Premier League, the pathway system has undergone a massive metamorphosis.
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featurecricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - Statistical Preview

The team that has already made their way out of the knockouts, CSK will take on MI looking to score some consolation points, having defeated them in the opening fixture of the tournament. While Jasprit Bumrah will be the main bowler for MI, Faf du Plessis will have to perform well for CSK to win. 
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2020 | I don’t plan my celebration, it comes out of pure passion, quips Imran Tahir

Chennai Super Kings’ Imran Tahir, who has carved a niche for himself through this ‘running around the ground’ celebration, has claimed that raw passion invokes his ‘run’ and he’s been doing the same for over 15 years. Tahir, purple cap winner in IPL 2019, is yet to make an appearance this season.
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featurecricket5 hours ago

Why RCB might 'flatter to deceive' in playoffs

Seven wins after 10 games and it has been an enchanting journey for Virat Kohli's men. So much so they must be dreaming for eternity. But then when you start peeling off the layers, there are lot of grey areas that come up, which have the potential of jeopardizing RCB's dream run of the decade 
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newscricket6 hours ago

BBL 2020/21 | Adelaide Strikers re-sign Rashid Khan for forthcoming edition

2017/18 BBL champions Adelaide Strikers will have the services of Rashid Khan for the 4th season running after confirming on Thursday that the leg-spinner has re-signed with the club. The news of Rashid re-signing comes on the back of Hurricanes and Renegades snapping up Malan and Nabi respectively.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Reports | ICC pondering splitting points for unplayed games in World Test Championship

The ICC, in the wake of uncertainty over the possibility of suspended World Test Championship (WTC) matches getting rescheduled, are reportedly mulling over the idea of splitting points for all unplayed matches. No less than a dozen Tests had to be postponed due to the impending Covid-19 threat.
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cricket7 hours ago

Three Mumbai bets that can make you rich in their clash with Chennai

In a bid to reoccupy the top spot in the IPL 2020 points table, Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings, who have had a miserable season so far, to say the least. While Mumbai will want in-form Quinton de Kock to continue his run, Chennai will hope they are able to get a consolation win.
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newscricket7 hours ago

IPL 2020 | Sad that there haven't been conversation around 'BLM' movement, states Jason Holder 

Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder, Jason Holder, is unhappy that there hasn't been even one conversation around the 'Black Lives Matter' movement here in IPL. The West Indies skipper was called up as a replacement for Aussie all-rounder Mitchell Marsh after he was ruled out with an injury. 
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newscricket9 hours ago

IPL 2020 | All the bowlers look up to Chris Morris and myself, nice to share knowledge, reveals Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn has revealed that while all the batsmen look up to Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, all the bowlers take inputs from him and Chris Morris and he is glad to share the knowledge. He praised Mohammed Siraj for his performance against KKR and pointed out that Siraj has a strong character.
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newscricket10 hours ago

IPL 2020 | AB de Villiers is the most innovative batsman that I have seen, opines Ali Bacher 

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has been mighty impressed with the exploits of RCB batsman AB de Villiers, whom he termed the most innovative batsman that he has seen in cricket. He also put him in the same league as Graeme Pollock and Barry Richards, after the way AB has batted this IPL. 
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newscricket10 hours ago

Cricket Australia signs agreement with New South Wales State Government for India tour

After weeks of deliberation, Cricket Australia and New South Wales Government have finally signed a deal regarding quarantining in Sydney with access to nearby training facilities for India’s tour of Australia. BCCI are yet to sign off the final agreement for the tour, which starts from November 27.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Bio-bubble improved communication and bonding between the management and players, reveals Misbah-ul-Haq

Mishab-ul-Haq, who recently let go of Pakistan’s Chief selector post, has revealed that the Covid-19 induced restrictions helped the Pakistan team in strengthening their communication and bond. He added that western players are more prone to mental health issues due to the restrictions.
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