user tracker image
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Concussion substitute and third umpire no-ball rules to be introduced in upcoming season

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that the forthcoming edition of the Indian Premier League will see the introduction of two new rules - concussion substitutes and third umpire calling no-balls. Earlier, the ‘TV Umpire no-ball’ was tested in India’s T20I series at home against the Windies.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IND vs WI | Ravi Shastri motivated me to play the cameo in third ODI, reveals Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur has revealed that head coach Ravi Shastri boosted his confidence saying he had the talent to take India home in the decider ODI against West Indies at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The No.8 batsman slammed 17 runs off just six balls, as India won the match by four wickets.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IND v WI | Not much to be disappointed with from this series, says Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has stated that his side does not have much to be disappointed with despite losing both the T20I and ODI series. Pollard also drew out Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, and Sheldon Cottrell as the standout performers from the visitors’ squad.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IND vs WI | India is tough team to beat but we put up a tough fight, insists Nicholas Pooran

After coming close to win the series, Nicholas Pooran has stated that India are an extremely tough competitor but Windies are proud of their performances in the series. The Kings XI Punjab wicket-keeper has also added that they could have won both the ODI and T20I series but missed out on it.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli gives standing ovation to Shardul Thakur blasting his way to victory

What an entertaining series decider it was! The chase looked difficult for India after losing Virat Kohli's wicket but Shardul Thakur's fireworks at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack took India over the line. Indian fans on Twitter went mental and showered praise on 'the batsman' Shardul Thakur.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to furious Virat Kohli blasting Kedar Jadhav for refusing to run easy single

There are small crimes, big ones and then there’s what Kedar Jadav did today. After Kohli tapped the ball down to the off-side for an easy single, Jadhav, despite his skipper being halfway down the track, turned down the call, infuriating the Indian captain who blasted him for the same.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to KL Rahul manipulating umpire to signal ‘dead-ball’ despite offering a shot

‘Controversy’ has been the flavour of this India vs Windies ODIs and in the third ODI in Cuttack, KL Rahul and the umpire gave a talking point that’ll be discussed for days to come. Rahul pulled out from his shot after the ball passed his bat and the umpire, outrageously, signalled a ‘dead-ball’.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli lambasting Kuldeep Yadav after latter ‘gifts’ Kieron Pollard six runs

As an Indian cricketer, the one thing you don’t want to do is be in the bad books of Virat Kohli, and well, unfortunately, Kuldeep Yadav, today, upset the skipper. After Kuldeep gifted Pollard a six with a ‘come and hit me’ delivery, a livid Kohli tore into the spinner for not sticking to the plan.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Navdeep Saini channeling his inner Waqar Younis to castle Roston Chase

No Bumrah, No Bhuvneshwar and No Deepak Chahar? No problem, says Navdeep Saini. The Haryana-born pacer, today on his ODI debut, channelled his inner Waqar Younis, bowling an absolute peach of an inswinging yorker to go through the gate of Roston Chase and castle the batsman’s off-stump.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter blasts Rishabh Pant for dropping three easy catches behind the stumps

Rishabh Pant once again proved to be ineffective behind the stumps as the wicketkeeper-batsman dropped three easy catches in the third ODI against West Indies. Fans on twitter lashed out at Rishabh Pant for his poor wicket-keeping and once again expressed their disappointment on the team selection.
SportsCafe Desk