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Shadab Jakati calls time on 23-year long cricketing career

Former Goa spinner Shadab Jakati announced his retirement on Twitter following a 23-year spell in domestic cricket for the state. Further, Jakati has also plied his trade for the IPL franchises CSK and RCB, where he reached peak of his T20 career and since then followed a low life in the format.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Happy with players that we have selected, reveals Virat Kohli

RCB skipper Virat Kohli is happy with the work of the franchise owners and support staff at the just-concluded IPL auction in picking up well-valued players for the upcoming season. RCB went with just 21 players in the auction and picked up 8 players amongst whom 6 are foreigners.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL Auction 2020 | We wanted Steyn but early bidding could have had flow-on effects, reveals Mike Hesson

Mike Hesson revealed that Dale Steyn was always a part of RCB’s plan but a clumsy purse amount made them play the patience game. Hesson feels that Aaron Finch will help unburden the duo of Kohli and de Villiers while he also shared that Chris Morris’s all round skills is a great addition.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends and pundits react on KKR's day of madness and Punjab's Anil Kumble day-out

Kolkata Knightriders had a huge evening at IPL 2020 auctions as they snapped up some big names like Eoin Morgan and Pat Cummins. The Aussie became the most expensive overseas player in the history of IPL. Cricketing legends reacted on the same and expressed their opinion on IPL 2020 auctions.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Inter-team loans of capped players set to be introduced

The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will see a new set of rules being implemented with the latest addition being the allowance of inter-team loans between capped players. The rule is extended to the loans of both Indian and overseas players participating in the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Six new names added; 338 players to go under the hammer

The Indian Premier League (has) confirmed that six more players - four Indians and two Overseas players - have been added to the existing list of 332 players, meaning 338 players will now go under the hammer. The player auction for the 2020 edition of the IPL will held in Kolkata on December 19.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL auction 2020 | How well do you know most expensive IPL buys in this decade

That time of the year again as we are here to drop everything and get back to do that favourite thing of ours. Oh no, not asking our grandfather to give our Christmas gift. We are too old for that, don’t we? But the IPL teams, well, they do - they make us dance or pull our hair up after auction day.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Can assure that RCB will cover all bases in auction and build a strong team, states Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has assured fans that the team, under the new management of Mike Hesson and Simon Katich, will be looking to cover all bases and strengthen the squad in the auction. RCB retained just two overseas players and let go of a staggering eleven players.
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newscricket2 months ago

Virat Kohli got inspired after seeing Dipika Pallikal train, reveals Shanker Basu

Former Indian team S&C coach Shanker Basu has revealed that it was a training session by Dipika Pallikal that inspired Virat Kohli to take up a strong fitness regime. The current RCB trainer has also added that once Kohli is convinced about a certain thing, he would do everything to succeed.
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newscricket2 months ago

I love the Bangalore team especially Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, says Yohan Blake

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake wants to feature in the Indian Premier League after two years, with the Royal Challengers Bangalore being his favourite team, and has expressed his desire to play alongside Kohli and AB de Villiers. Blake is currently focused on the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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