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newscricketa month ago

CA and ECB confirm availability of players for IPL 2021

Cricket Australia and England Cricket Board have cleared the participation of their players for the second leg of IPL in the UAE. As a result of this, the English cricket team will not be touring Pakistan as they will be taking part in the cash-rich league that will be played next month.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ankit Rajpoot refused to mankad in 2019 IPL due to fear of being ostracized, reveals R Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin, in a chat with Murali Kartik, revealed that one game after the infamous Jos Buttler incident in IPL 2019, his own teammate, Ankit Rajpoot, refused to ‘mankad’ owing to the fear of being ostracized. Ashwin revealed that Rajoot feared that he’d be made a villain if he mankaded.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma ‘lambasting’ umpire after the poor decision against him

While Nitin Menon has emerged as one of the best umpires in the country, the others haven’t really lived up to their expectations. As witnessed today, Chettithody Shamshuddin declared Rohit Sharma out, which left the Mumbai skipper visibly frustrated as the batsman had not hit it.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to epic goof-up after du Plessis takes DRS and gets third umpire's review reversed to survive in the middle

There is no end to goof-ups that can take place on the 22 yards. Today, Faf du Plessis was given out after the on-field umpire took the help of the third umpire to ascertain the height of the ball, only for the decision to be reversed later as Faf successfully challenged the decision with DRS.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Sir Jadeja's 'stunner' to send back Gayle and leave Punjab in absolute tatters

Sir Jadeja. It's hard to keep this name off the spotlight as such is the charisma of the CSK all-rounder. After sending back KL Rahul to the pavilion with a bulls-eye direct-hit, he struck again when he took an absolute blinder off Chahar's bowling to get rid of Gayle and leave Punjab in a hole.
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newscricket7 months ago

Want to win three T20 World Cup titles, that is the goal, reveals Chris Gayle 

West Indies great Chris Gayle has made his intentions clear and stated that he is targeting to win his third T20 World Cup title this year in India. He also added that he doesn't have any hesitations in playing for West Indies, and agreed to feature for them when he was asked by the board.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab should target Kyle Jamieson and Chris Morris, asserts Gautam Gambhir 

Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir has stated that the Punjab-based franchise should target players like Kyle Jamieson and Chris Morris in the IPL mini-auction that takes place in Chennai on February 18. He also added that an experienced campaigner like Umesh Yadav can be a good pick too.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 | Kings XI Punjab change their name to Punjab Kings

Ahead of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League, the Kings XI Punjab franchise have changed their name to Punjab Kings and will be called by their new name in the upcoming IPL auction. The franchise is even considering a grand 're-launch' with the new name in a couple of days in Mumbai.
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newscricket8 months ago

Will have to live with the guilt of missing father’s funeral and son’s birth, says Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh has stated that he will forever have to live with the regret of missing his father's funeral and the birth of his son as cricketing commitment in the Covid time took precedence. He further stated that he will plan a trip to see his son once the BCCI reveals the domestic calendar.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2021 | KXIP's plan was to retain the core of the squad, reveals Anil Kumble 

KXIP head coach Anil Kumble has asserted that they are trying to build up a solid team and that was the reason behind retaining the core of the squad. He also added that the franchise will look forward to fill up the gaps in the upcoming mini-auction and will try to perform well in 2021 IPL.
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