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newscricket4 days ago

Shakib Al Hasan overlooks Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers in his all-time IPL XI, names MS Dhoni as captain

Shakib Al Hasan has named MS Dhoni as the captain of his all-time IPL XI, which didn’t have room for either Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. Notably, the star Bangladesh all-rounder went with just three overseas players - David Warner, Ben Stokes and Lasith Malinga - in a star-studded line-up.
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newscricket4 days ago

Manchester Test cancellation unfortunate, hoping for a safe and quality IPL, says Virat Kohli

After the Manchester Test cancellation, Virat Kohli opened up for the first time and he went on to say that it was unfortunate to leave the series without completion. He further added that he was hoping for a good, strong, and secure environment during the second leg of IPL 2021 in the UAE.
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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2021 | Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers have a huge challenge ahead of IPL second leg, reckons Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has stated that Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers will be in for a huge challenge during the second leg of the IPL, having not played any T20 cricket recently. Gambhir also singled out KL Rahul as a batsman to look out for, who he feels can score 2-3 hundreds in a single season.
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newscricket5 days ago

RCB’s Twitter handle restored hours after getting hacked

Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday confirmed that the franchise’s Twitter account was restored after getting hacked ahead of the IPL 2021 second leg. RCB took to their official Twitter handle after resorting the account and said that the unendorsed posts from the hackers have been deleted.
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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2021 | Does not feel like we were on a break, says Devdutt Padikkal ahead of UAE leg

Ahead of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021, RCB's Devdutt Padikkal has stated that it doesn’t feel like players are coming from a long break as there were a lot of cricketing actions during the period. He also stated that RCB could potentially bag the title this time around as they have a good squad.
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newscricket7 days ago

Reports | RCB to arrange chartered flight for Virat Kohli and Mohammed Siraj

After Manchester Test got cancelled on Friday, Royal Challengers Bangalore have decided to arrange a chartered flight for Virat Kohli and Mohammed Siraj. The RCB officials confirmed that Kohli and Siraj will travel to UAE for IPL and will undergo a six-day isolation period before joining the team.
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newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2021 | The long break will affect CSK and RCB the most, believes Parthiv Patel

Former India cricketer Parthiv Patel is of the opinion that the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings will be “in jitters” ahead of the second half of the IPL 2021 in UAE. He further added that the teams placed at fourth, fifth, and sixth positions stand a chance to make a comeback.
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newscricket19 days ago

Stuart Binny retires from all forms of cricket

Stuart Binny, who made his international debut in 2014, has announced his retirement from first-class and international cricket on Monday. The 37-year-old last played for India in August 2016.
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newscricket19 days ago

IPL 2021 | RCB all-rounder Washington Sundar ruled out of UAE leg due to finger injury

Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday announced that their all-rounder Washington Sundar will not be part of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting September 19 in UAE, due to a finger injury. RCB face KKR on September 20 in their first match of the resumed IPL 2021 season.
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newscricket20 days ago

IPL 2021 | Chameera, Hasaranga granted NOC by SLC for UAE leg

All-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga and fast-bowler Dushmantha Chameera, who were roped in by the Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the second half of the IPL 2021 in the UAE, have been granted a No Objection Certificate by Sri Lanka Cricket to participate in the competition, resuming September 19.
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