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One of the Rajasthan Royals owners slapped me across the face, not sure it was play-acting, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has revealed a shocking incident that occurred during his stint with Rajasthan Royals, recalling how an owner had slapped him multiple times after he failed to score in a game. The batter expressed doubt as to whether it was playful banter, stating nothing such should happen in sports.
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newscricket12 days ago

Did not believe I would actually get paid that much after IPL auction, recalls Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has revealed a story about his first IPL auction, stating he was unable to digest the sum he had been bought for and wasn't sure whether he would actually be paid the amount. He went on to describe the impact of the price tag on his mentality and the role of his dad in his career.
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newscricket17 days ago

Two IPLs in a year driven by the money possible, reckons Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri believes there is a possibility of soon having two Indian Premier League seasons in a single year given the format's economics and the demand created by stakeholders. He went on to explain how such a system could function with a proper season followed by a shorter knockout version.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2022 | Umran Malik should be included in the Indian team for Test match against England in July, says Kevin Pietersen

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen is of the opinion that India should include Umran Malik in their squad for the Test match against England in July as he will be effective with his pace. Pietersen added that India can bowl Malik in short three or four-over spells so that he can be effective.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rahul 'MSD' Tewatia hitting two sixes off the last two balls to beat PBKS

Rahul Tewatia turned on the style as he scored 12 runs off the last two balls of the match to seal a memorable win for Gujarat Titans against Punjab Kings. Chasing 19 off the last over, Tewatia, along with David Miller, ensured that GT got over the line by taking it to the house against Odean Smith.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Sreesanth announcing his retirement

Days after taking his first wicket in Ranji Trophy, S Sreesanth announced his retirement from all forms of cricket via a series of Twitter posts today. The Twitterati were quick to react to the news as it broke bidding arguabaly the most controversial Indian cricketer of the decade adieu.
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newscricket6 months ago

‘I wanted some space to manage my workload’, reveals Virat Kohli on quitting RCB captaincy

Virat Kohli, who had stepped down as the RCB captain after the last edition of the IPL, has said that he took that call to give himself some space to manage his workload. Kohli has also asserted that it is very difficult for people to understand what a cricketer thinks while taking such decisions.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2022 | Important goal is to get seven players, who can provide more balance, says Delhi Capitals assistant coach Pravin Amre

Ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction, Delhi Capitals (DC) assistant coach Pravin Amre has stated that the franchise's important goal is to get seven players who can provide more balance to the team. DC have retained Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw and Anrich Nortje ahead of the mega auction.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2022 | Royal Challengers Bangalore won't get a better leader than Virat Kohli, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has stated that the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will not get a better leader than Virat Kohli. Kohli, who was retained by the Bangalore-based franchise for INR 15 crore ahead of the mega auction, had relinquished the team's captaincy role after the conclusion of IPL 2021.
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newscricket6 months ago

Thought my IPL career was over after the 2019 season, says Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj has revealed that he thought his Indian Premier League (IPL) career was over after a disappointing 2019 season with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). The Indian speedster further added that MS Dhoni's words helped him to overcome negativity during the tough phase of his career.
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