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IND vs NZ | IPL has taught me the importance of self-belief, reveals Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer, whose measured 33-ball 44 helped India take a 2-0 lead over hosts New Zealand, has revealed that playing in the Indian Premier League has taught him the importance of self-belief. Iyer had made his IPL debut back in 2015 and was named the skipper of the Delhi Capitals side last season.
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newscricketa year ago

Finger spinners still have a lot to offer, says Shahbaz Nadeem

Shahbaz Nadeem has stated that finger spinners still have a lot to offer and should not be written off, especially if they continue taking wickets. The left-arm spinner, who is a consistent performer in domestic cricket, also expressed his desire to represent India at the international level.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | I will try to learn as much as I can from Ricky Ponting, says Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari has stated that he is very happy to be a part of Delhi Capitals and will try to learn as much as he can from head coach Ricky Ponting. Vihari, who has been a part of the Indian Test team lately, has also added that he will try to tick the T20 boxes as well in the ongoing edition.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Paddy Upton reinstated as Rajasthan Royals head coach

Former South African coach Paddy Upton has been reinstated as the head coach of the Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. Upton had previously coached the Royals during the 2013 - 2015 season and then moved to Delhi Daredevils for the next two seasons.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports : Ajinkya Rahane to be retained as Rajasthan Royals captain in IPL 2019

Despite retaining former Australian captain Steve Smith after he had to be axed following the 2018 sandpaper gate, Rajasthan Royals will reportedly keep Ajinkya Rahane as their captain. Former coach Paddy Upton would also be likely returning to the fray to take Shane Warne’s role.
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newscricketa year ago

Glenn Maxwell decides to skip IPL in pursuit of Test team slot

Glenn Maxwell has decided to let go off the lucrative offer to play in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League to play more county cricket and get picked for the Australian Test team. The hard-hitting Australian all-rounder had last played a Test match for Australia in September 2017.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Delhi Daredevils renamed as Delhi Capitals; Shreyas Iyer to lead despite Dhawan's presence

Ahead of the 2019 edition of IPL, the Delhi-based franchise, which had entered into a 50-50 partnership with JSW sports for its ownership last year, has changed its name to Delhi Capitals. It had got the Delhi Daredevils name back in 2008 when the GMR group launched a successful bid for it.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports : Manish Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat and Ben Stokes to be released by respective franchises

The stars of last IPL’s mega auctions - Manish Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat, and Ben Stokes - are reportedly getting the axe this time. The IPL 2019 auctions have been scheduled for December 16 next month and with numerous external conditions affecting it, all franchises have started contemplating.
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newscricketa year ago

Vijay Shankar : Given SRH is taking me back after one year speaks about their confidence in me

Vijay Shankar, who was recently swapped by Delhi Daredevils to Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange of Shikhar Dhawan, has stated that he is excited to go back to his old team. The Tamil Nadu cricketer has also added that trading him back to the team is a sign of the confidence that the team has in him.
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newscricketa year ago

Delhi Daredevils rearrange Pravin Amre’s role, hire Mohammad Kaif

Delhi Daredevils have decided to rearrange the role of Pravin Amre with the team and have roped in Mohammad Kaif into their staff as well. Previously Kaif had coached Gujarat Lions in the IPL and was appointed as an assistant coach of the franchise at Australian international cricket in 2017.
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