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newscricket2 months ago

Was already thinking as a captain before stint in IPL 2018, admits Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer has admitted that he was already thinking as a captain for the Delhi Daredevils despite Gautam Gambhir leading the side at that point in time. Iyer also expressed that he had to adjust his batting style to suit playing at No.4 for the Indian team and admitted it’s a ‘challenge’.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi should retain Dhawan, Iyer and Pant as three Indian players, opines Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has opined that Delhi Capitals must retain the services of Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant ahead of the next season alongside Rabada and Stoinis. He also stated that the franchise will be a little sad to leave the likes of Ashwin, Shaw and Axar back to the Auction.
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newscricket2 months ago

Didn’t want myself to be a one-dimensional player, states Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav has stated that since his breakout 2018 IPL he has been developing a catalogue of shots as he didn't want to be just a single-dimensional player. He also added that his aim in IPL 2020 was to start making more winning contributions for the team rather than just scoring runs.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to KL Rahul pulling off a ‘Kohli’ after umpire’s dubious not-out decision

KL Rahul as he looked visibly upset after the third umpire dismissed the catch taken by Mandeep Singh pulling off a ‘Kohli’ by confronting the umpire about the decision. Interestingly, the soft signal from the on-field umpires was out, but the third umpire felt that the ball touched the ground.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to innovative Ravi Ashwin imitating Kedar Jadhav's 'slinga Malinga' action

No matter how dull a game it might be, Ashwin certainly knows how to hit the headlines with sparks of innovation and his never ending tryst with variations. Nobody testifies the Engineer part of their aura as R Ashwin does in cricket and today, he imitated Kedar Jadhav's action in the 7th over.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | CSK might be the most active franchise in upcoming IPL auction, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has opined that CSK might be the most active franchise in the upcoming IPL auction, given their lack of success this season in the tournament. He also added that while retaining Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja, the franchise might want to reshape their top-order for IPL 2021.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to bereaved Mandeep Singh paying tribute to late father in classy half-century celebration

We all know Sachin Tendulkar and his sky-looking celebration in the memory of his father but another chapter added to the fairytale with Mandeep Singh at the centre of it. Bereaved Mandeep batted through the pain of losing his father, and, after reaching his 50, he paid a lovely tribute to him.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Vijay Shankar popping the ball out in hilarious fashion to leave Rashid disappointed

Ben Stokes seemed a bit rusty from the very first ball he faced tonight but his luck supported him all throughout. In almost comical fashion, Vijay Shankar, a solid fielder otherwise, missed an easy catch when the ball popped out of his hands in a comical manner which left Rashid disappointed.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to ‘lazy’ Robin Uthappa’s immobility resulting in yet another calamitous run-out

Robin Uthappa came to the grips to become an effective opener for Rajasthan Royals after a cluster of failures but that didn’t last long as he ran himself out in terrible fashion. His ‘lack of intent’ in materialising the run resulted in the Bangalore lad being a victim of Holder’s direct throw.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh Pant ‘miserably’ failing to hit the stumps after Pooran causes chaos

Amidst of run-out chaos, Rishabh Pant was once again under the scanner for his keeping as he missed a flick onto the stumps to runout Nicholas Pooran after he received a below-par throw from covers. Pooran survived the chaos and took the single as the ball went to no man’s land after Pant’s miss.
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