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newscricket23 minutes ago

SL vs IND | Were 10-15 runs short but the way Suryakumar batted was amazing to watch, asserts Shikhar Dhawan 

After winning the T20I series opener, the Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated that the team fell 10-15 short of the target they had in mind and expressed that Suryakumar Yadav batted brilliantly. He also added that the way Surya batted took the pressure away from him as he played calculated shots.
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newscricket26 minutes ago

SL vs IND | 165 was chaseable, batsmen should have done better, laments Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka reckoned that his side put themselves in a great position by restricting India to 164, but rued the inability of the batsmen to knock off a ‘chaseable target’. Chasing 165, the Lankans fell 38 runs short of the target, with only two batsmen scoring over 20.
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featurecricketan hour ago

SL vs IND | 1st T20I: Today I Learnt - Samson fails to deliver, Chahal roars back and Chameera's X-factor

After India looked set to post 180 on the board, thanks to brilliant knocks by Shikhar Dhawan and Suryakumar Yadav, the hosts fought back valiantly to restrict the Men in Blue to 164. With Yuzvendra Chahal returning to his best, the Lankans failed to deliver, though Asalanka waged a lone battle.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2021 to resume with CSK vs MI clash on September 19

The BCCI have announced the schedule for the remainder of the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League, and the second half of the competition will kick off with a CSK-MI clash on September 19 in Dubai. Dubai will also be incidentally hosting the IPL 2021 final, on October 15th.
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newscricket6 hours ago

ENG vs IND | Ollie Robinson could prove to be the X-factor versus India, opines Monty Panesar

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has urged England to bring back Ollie Robinson in the XI against India, and believes that the Sussex man’s height could make the difference in the five-Test series. Panesar also reckons that the conditions won’t be extreme, and believes the pitches will be flat.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Faf du Plessis to miss initial part of The Hundred after experiencing concussion symptoms

South Africa’s Faf du Plessis will not be debuting in The Hundred until at least July 31 as the right-hander has been advised rest after experiencing concussion symptoms a month after suffering an on-field injury. Du Plessis was picked in The Hundred draft by the Northern Superchargers.
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newscricket8 hours ago

SL vs IND | Not a big fan of India’s experimentation in the third ODI, says VVS Laxman

Renowned expert VVS Laxman revealed that he was not a big fan of India making wholesale changes to the side in the third ODI, and claimed that he would have preferred seeing Bhuvneshwar and KulCha play all three matches. Laxman further wants mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy to play all 3 T20Is.
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newscricket9 hours ago

SL vs IND | Feel Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of the injury, opines Muttiah Muralitharan

Shutting down criticism for the all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Muttiah Muralitharan opined that he feels Hardik Pandya couldn’t make an impact because of his concerns with injury. While stating that, Muralitharan also insisted that Hardik should continue playing in his own aggressive manner.
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newscricket13 hours ago

The Hundred | Had to stay calm and play my game because I am good enough, expresses Jemimah Rodrigues

After a long barren run, Jemimah Rodrigues finally struck gold, with her unbeaten 92 taking the Northern Superchargers home, a knock where she focused on staying calm and playing her game. She also insisted that this knock was a much-needed innings for her personally after a string of poor displays.
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newscricket14 hours ago

Australian skipper Aaron Finch ruled out of Bangladesh T20Is with knee injury

After missing the first two ODIs of the Windies tour, Cricket Australia confirmed that skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the upcoming five-match T20I series against Bangladesh with a knee injury. It is expected that Matthew Wade will lead the side in Bangladesh in the absence of Finch.
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