newscricket19 days ago

Reports | Ravichandran Ashwin close to joining Delhi Capitals

As per TOI’s sources, Delhi Capitals are close to finalizing the signing of Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin for the IPL’s upcoming season, with only a few formalities remaining. Capitals’ mentor Sourav Ganguly expressed his satisfaction stating they would love to have him in the team.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | KXIP to trade Ravichandran Ashwin ahead of next IPL season

Reports have suggested that Kings XI Punjab are looking to not only strip Ravichandran Ashwin off captaincy but also trade him ahead of next season’s IPL. Punjab had bought Ashwin, and handed him the captaincy, in the 2018 Mega Auction after he was not retained by Chennai Super Kings.
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newscricket4 months ago

Nobody natural enough, everybody works hard, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul has stated that no player is natural enough and everyone needs to work hard, specifically referring to the hook shot which he plays well. The batsman, who struck a fluent century against Bangladesh in the second warm-up match, will likely start at the number four position in the World Cup.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I am feeling very confident after IPL, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul is feeling confident after a prolific run in the recently-concluded Indian Premier League where he finished as the second highest run-scorer with 593 total runs. KL Rahul will carry his form into the upcoming World Cup and there are talks regarding him taking guard at No. 4 position.
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newscricket4 months ago

World Cup 2019 | Indian team lacks one more quality fast bowler, Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has stated that the Indian bowling attack is lethal but lacks one quality fast bowler for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30. Gambhir also backed KXIP opener KL Rahul for the No.4 slot in the batting line-up on the back of his pristine form in the IPL.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | Anil Kumble picks MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya among others in his dream team for the IPL

Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble has named his dream team from the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. The 12th edition of the cash-rich extravaganza has seen some mind-boggling performances and many young guns making an immediate impact with their skills and temperament.
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newscricket4 months ago

Reports | Kedar Jadhav’s World Cup spot to remain intact

As per ESPN Cricinfo, Kedar Jadhav’s World Cup spot is expected to be safe after the all-rounder suffered a mistimed injury during CSK’s final league game in the IPL. There were speculations regarding Jadhav’s participation in the World Cup after he was ruled out from the remainder of the IPL.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | Wasn’t focused during Yo-Yo test which is why I failed, reveals Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami offered an insight into his state of mind during the time he failed the Yo-Yo test and was dropped from the Indian national team due to family issues at that time. Shami impressed with the KXIP outfit in this year’s IPL and will travel to England as part of the Indian World Cup squad.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | Need to give credit to KL Rahul and Chris Gayle, says MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni has stated that KL Rahul and Chris Gayle need to be credited for their century stand at top in the encounter between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. KXIP had won won the toss and opted to bowl, things worked out pretty much for them as they won the game by six wickets.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | Kedar Jadhav’s participation in jeopardy after suffering mistimed shoulder injury

Kedar Jadhav’s participation the remainder of the tournament is in jeopardy after suffering a mistimed shoulder injury in the encounter against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday night. With the World Cup just few weeks away, Jadhav’s injury is a huge concern for the Indian national side.
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