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newscricket2 years ago

Always observed Gayle was uncomfortable against swing bowling, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who incredibly returned figures of 0/23 in the game Chris Gayle hit 175*, revealed that he’d always noted the southpaw’s difficulty against swing and said that he used outswingers to contain the big man. Bhuvi further also spoke about his memorable tour of England in 2014.
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newscricket2 years ago

Could have scored 200 vs Pune had it not been for AB de Villiers, jokes Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle, who holds the record for the highest individual score in T20 history, light-heartedly claimed that he would have scored a double century against Pune Warriors in 2013 had it not been for an AB de Villiers cameo. Gayle, on that day, smashed a remarkable 175* which came off just 66 balls.
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newscricket2 years ago

Thought Sachin’s call to ask me to play for Mumbai was a prank, reveals Luke Wright

English all-rounder Luke Wright, who played for Pune Warriors in the IPL, revealed how he once mistook Sachin Tendulkar’s request to play for Mumbai Indians as a prank. Wright further revealed that the ECB had told him that playing in the IPL would mark the end of his England career.
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newscricket6 years ago

Mumbai Indians sign Jerome Taylor as Malinga’s replacement

West Indies pacer Jerome Taylor will replace injured pacer Lasith Malinga in the Mumbai Indians squad for the remainder of the 2016 Indian Premier League. The Sri Lankan pacer was ruled out of the ninth edition of the IPL after he failed to recover from a knee injury, picked up during the Asia Cup.
Arun S Kaimal