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IPL 2021 | There was lot of talk about Padikkal not accelerating, he's put that to rest, claims Virat Kohli

After a clinical victory over the Royals, Virat Kohli lavished praise on Devdutt Padikkal and proclaimed that the youngster put all the criticism around his slow batting to rest. He also lauded the RCB bowlers and asserted that there might not be many standout names but they have been effective. 
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cricketan hour ago

Three bets that can help you earn pocketful of money from Punjab's clash against Mumbai 

The best thing about the IPL is that every day you get to witness a game and also the golden opportunity to ride your luck and earn loads of money, if you bet on the best possible markets. Today, we will guide you how to make the most of the Punjab vs Mumbai encounter that takes place on Friday.
newscricket2 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Need honest review about our batting, we keep on failing, admits Sanju Samson

Post another horrible outing, RR skipper Sanju Samson stated that the team needs to introspect its batting as failing has become second nature for them. After a horrendous start, the Royals fought back later to score 177 and Samson remarked that the team needs to keep the fighting spirit alive.
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featurecricket2 hours ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs RR - ‘Clinical’ Bangalore hammer Rajasthan to regain top spot

In what turned out to be a clinical show from Bangalore, they outclassed Rajasthan in all departments to make it four straight wins and regain the numero-uno position on the points table. Kohli and Paddikal made light work of the chase after the Challengers restricted Samson's men to just 177.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Siraj's sloppy fielding at the boundary leaves Kohli and Harshal fuming

There is something about pacers and misjudgments close to the boundary rope. Taking inspiration from his fellow Indian pacer Siddarth Kaul from yesterday's game, Mohammed Siraj made a blunder in the 12th over when he couldn't pick up a ball and conceded a four leaving Kohli and Harshal Patel fuming.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Twitter reacts to Kohli hilariously forgetting that he won the toss as he's left astonished at calling it right

One can still expect an ageing MS Dhoni to play quickfire cameos than backing Virat Kohli to win tosses. However, Virat called it right at the toss today against Sanju Samson but a hilarious moment followed it as he forgot that, and instinctively went backwards given he's so used to losing tosses.
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cricket7 hours ago

Sanju Samson, David Warner and more: who you should back to finish as their respective franchise’s Top Batsman

In stark contrast to the 2020 edition, IPL 2021 has largely overseen low-scoring affairs, but that hasn’t stopped the elite batters from shining. Today, we delve into all eight franchises and hand pick the player who you should be putting your money on to finish as the side’s top run-getter.
featurecricket8 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Mumbai’s clash against Punjab

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will play their last game in Chennai this season on Friday as they face bottom-placed Punjab Kings, who will be desperate to rack up a win to stay alive in the competition. Mumbai too are in a spot of bother, having won only 2 of their first 4 games this season.
newscricket9 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai’s middle-order need to capitalize if they have a platform, insists Trent Boult

Mumbai Indians’ Trent Boult admitted that MI have been underwhelming with the bat, and insisted that, versus Punjab, it will be imperative for the middle-order batters to take advantage of good starts. Despite batting first four times, Mumbai Indians are yet to cross the 160-mark this season.
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newscricket14 hours ago

Reports | BCCI pondering allowing ‘certain category of Indian cricketers’ to participate in The Hundred

The BCCI are reportedly open to the idea of allowing a certain category of Indian cricketers to participate in The Hundred from 2022, and are believed to hold talks with the ECB for the same. The inaugural edition of The Hundred, however, will not feature any Indian Men’s cricketers.
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newscricket15 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Injured T Natarajan might need to exit bubble to get his knee assessed, reveals David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner revealed that T Natarajan will have to have a scan at some point, but said that the SRH management are apprehensive about the same as it’ll need the pacer to exit and re-enter the bubble. Warner further described the Chepauk pitch as ‘shocking’.
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featurecricket15 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Blitzpools Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI for Bangalore’s clash against Rajasthan

Two sides that have had contrasting starts to their campaigns this season, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals will go toe-to-toe with each other at the Wankhede on Thursday. While a win for RCB would push them back to top spot in the table, victory would see RR moving to fifth.
newscricket15 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Wednesday’s knock was the most fluent I’ve felt also season, reveals Faf du Plessis

Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf du Plessis claimed that his unbeaten 95 against the Knight Riders on Wednesday was the most fluent he’d felt all season, and stressed that batting is all about rhythm. Du Plessis further lavished praise on his partner Gaikwad, who struck a blistering half-century.
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newscricket15 hours ago

IPL 2021 | We’ve already exceeded our Wankhede expectations, claims Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said that he estimated CSK to win a maximum of 2 or 3 of his side’s five games at the Wankhede, but insisted they exceeded expectations by winning 3 of the first 4. Fleming expressed that, in particular, he has been mighty impressed by CSK’s batting.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | KKR skipper Eoin Morgan fined INR 12 lakh for maintaining slow over-rate

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan has been fined INR 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate in his side's clash versus the Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday at the Wankhede. KKR, on Wednesday, came agonizingly close to pulling off a heist, but eventually succumbed to a 18-run defeat.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Could have been a different story had KKR preserved wickets, admits MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni admitted that high-scoring games are generally a lottery and claimed that KKR could have very well won today’s contest had they not lost too many wickets. Dhoni further gave insight into his conversation with young Gaikwad, who soared back to form today.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Happy with how KKR adapted to new conditions, expresses Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan described Wednesday’s contest as ‘one hell of a game’ and expressed that he was pleased with how his side adapted to the flat wicket in Mumbai. Morgan sympathized with the bowlers, who he felt had no margin of error on the flat Wankhede track.
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featurecricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs KKR - Chennai survive late KKR onslaught to go top of the table

Chennai Super Kings survived a late onslaught from the trio of Russell, DK and Cummins to script their third consecutive win of the season and go top of the IPL 2021 standings. A 100-run win seemed on the cards at one stage, but some monstrous hitting from KKR’s lower-order gave CSK a mighty scare.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to anticlimax at Wankhede as Andre Russell unleashes ‘worst leave of the year’ to self-detonate

Could you imagine racing to 54 off 21 balls and single-handedly keeping your side’s hopes alive only to…….be dismissed by a LEAVE? Andre Russell’s best IPL knock in two years came to the most anti-climatic end as the Jamaican left a straight ball from Sam Curran, only to see his stumps get rattled.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to livid Faf du Plessis teaching Prasidh a lesson as youngster foul-mouths after bowling sloppy full-toss

IPL 2020 saw Stoinis teach Navdeep Saini a lesson after the speedster refused to apologize after bowling a beamer, and a beta version of the incident occured today in Mumbai. After Prasidh sledged Faf du Plessis after bowling a sloppy full toss, the latter smacked a boundary on the very next ball.
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