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newscricket9 hours ago

Jos Buttler picks all-time IPL XI; leaves out David Warner and Chris Gayle

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler picked his all-time IPL XI and made quite a few interesting choices, including omitting the two most successful openers in the competition’s history - David Warner and Chris Gayle. Buttler, surprisingly, included the ‘Big Three’ of Kohli, Rohit and Dhoni.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Shahrukh Khan reminds us of a young Kieron Pollard, compares Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has compared the Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shahrukh Khan to a younger version of the Windies all-rounder Kieron Pollard, adding that the duo possess the same quality. Alongside that, the former opener also suggested that Shahrukh could score a century if he bats higher for Punjab.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | Wriddhiman Saha tests COVID-19 positive again; Michael Hussey returns negative report

Earlier in the week, the duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier returned home after a ten-day isolation period following contracting the virus. Now, SRH’s Wriddhiman Saha has tested COVID-19 positive yet again in the tests while elsewhere, Michael Hussey has returned a negative report.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | It was a hard decision to not go to India for the IPL, admits Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer, who after an operation was ruled out of the IPL, has admitted that it was a hard decision for him not to go to India for the cash-rich league. However, while insisting that he would hopefully make it to the IPL if the tournament gets rescheduled, he said that it would depend on ECB.
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newscricket2 days ago

Riyan Parag is a very special player, has the ability to play for India in future, admits Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara has admitted that all-rounder Riyan Parag is a very special player and insisted that he has the ability to contribute to Indian cricket in the future. Alongside that, Sangakkara was also very vocal in praising Chetan Sakariya, calling him a ‘revelation’.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Really enjoyed playing under Sanju Samson, he grew into the role, claims Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler, who played under Sanju Samson’s captaincy in IPL 2021, has admitted that he really enjoyed the season and insisted that Samson grew into the role as the tournament progressed. He added that Samson’s free-spirited nature rubbed into the team and called Samson an ‘authentic’ leader.
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newscricket4 days ago

Brad Hogg picks ‘Best IPL 2021 XI’; names Rishabh Pant captain

Former Australian cricketer Brad Hogg, in his YouTube channel, picked his Best XI of IPL 2021 and interestingly chose Rishabh Pant as the skipper of his side. Hogg further included both Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran, but, interestingly, omitted the duo of Glenn Maxwell and Moeen Ali.
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newscricket5 days ago

Wondered if I was that bad after KKR didn’t pick me during the Chennai leg, admits Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav, in a startling statement, has admitted that he wondered if he was that bad after KKR did not pick him during the franchise’s first leg in Chennai. He also insisted that he was low on confidence, stating that he had both high pressure, with no motivation helping him.
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newscricket5 days ago

Aakash Chopra picks his team of IPL 2021; Shaw and Bumrah miss out

Aakash Chopra has picked his best XI from IPL 2021, where he has preferred KL Rahul over Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma as the opener of his side. He also picked Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and Chris Morris as his four foreign picks in the playing XI from the 2021 tournament.
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newscricket6 days ago

Reports | IPL players might have been exposed to COVID-19 at practice grounds

The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League was halted owing to a Covid outbreak, and reports have now emerged claiming that the players might have potentially caught the virus at training sessions. In both Delhi and Ahmedabad, teams practised at non-secure grounds, away from the main stadium.
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