newscricket9 days ago

Though I had a poor IPL, I learned a lot practising with international players, says Shivam Dube

Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube has stated that his experience in the IPL has helped him mould himself into a better player. After impressing in the Mumbai T20 league and Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy, Dube was snapped up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a sum of Rs 5 Crore in the auction.
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newscricket19 days ago

Happy with India's process for selection of head coach, says Mike Hesson

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has stated that he is content with the process he went through for the role of team India's head coach, which he eventually lost out on. Since then, Hesson has been named as the Director of Cricket Operations for IPL Franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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newscricket23 days ago

Reports | Sanjay Bangar in race for RCB batting coach role

Reports have suggested that Royal Challengers Bangalore might pick Sanjay Bangar as the batting coach for the upcoming season of the IPL after the coach’s contract was not renewed by the BCCI. RCB recently acquired the services of Mike Hesson and Simon Katich for the 2020 edition of the IPL.
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newscricket24 days ago

RCB appoint Mike Hesson as Director of Cricket Operations ; Simon Katich named head coach

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has been appointed as Director of Cricket Operations by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Australian Simon Katich joins Hesson as the head coach, after the franchise decided to part ways with Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra who have served them since 2018.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You're most honest and committed man I know, says Virat Kohli to AB de Villiers

Virat Kohli has come out in support of AB de Villiers, who is being criticized for supposedly demanding a comeback to the Proteas squad for the 2019 World Cup. De Villiers released a statement on his social media after South Africa’s journey in the ongoing World Cup came to a sad end.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dale Steyn signs up for Euro T20 Slam as 'marquee player'

After having previously played in International T20 Leagues such as Indian Premier League, Caribbean Premier League and Mzansi Super League, Dale Steyn will participate in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam. The league is scheduled to kick off later this year, from August 30.
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newscricket3 months ago

CoA shoots down Royal Challengers Bangalore's request for mixed-gender T20

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has ruled against the hosting of a mixed-gender T20 match as requested by Virat Kohli-led IPL franchise - Royal Challengers Bangalore. The independent body claims that BCCI rules don’t allow contracted players to be part of exhibition games.
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newscricket4 months ago

I would have liked to have Virat Kohli relax his captaincy in IPL, says Danny Morrison

Danny Morrison is of the belief that Virat Kohli should have rested as a captain for Royal Challengers Bangalore in this Indian Premier League and should have just played as a batsman. RCB started with six consecutive losses and eventually finished last despite performing better in the second half.
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newscricket4 months ago

I’ll come for 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni is still there, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has cheekily stated that he will return for the 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni would still be playing then. The former South African skipper was expected to feature in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales but he made a sudden announcement to retire in May last year.
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newscricket4 months ago

Hoping to learn from India pacers and become a better bowler, says Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini has stated that he is hoping to learn a few tricks from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as he will travel along with them during the World Cup. The Delhi pacer has been named as one of the four net bowlers who will be on the flight to England.
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