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newscricket12 days ago

Will push us as a country to be exposed to the franchise tournaments, points Jos Buttler 

Jos Buttler has pointed out that English players have been in high demand in T20 tournaments around the world and this will help England move ahead as a nation. He added that for the T20 World Cup, the England team needs follow a similar approach to that of their 50-over World Cup triumph.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2020 | Pommie Mbangwa picks 2020 IPL Overseas XI, chooses Morgan over Warner as captain 

Despite leading his side to the playoffs, David Warmer has lagged behind Eoin Morgan on the captaincy front when renowned expert Pommie Mbangwa picked his IPL overseas XI for 2020. The likes of Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, and Anrich Nortje didn't make it to the XI despite their good run.
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featurecricket14 days ago

IPL 2020 Review | Rajasthan Royals - A season of over-promised inadequate dynamism coming to nuts

In the 2020 edition of the IPL, Rajasthan Royals were a fun side to watch - a great mix of characters that talks up the very nature of the format. However, results have always been the bottomline in any tournament and that tells us that the Royals ended as the wooden spooners.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket14 days ago

IPL 2020 | Shaun Pollock includes Rashid Khan, Archer and Bumrah in ‘Top 5 bowlers’ list for the season

Legendary pacer Shaun Pollock picked his ‘Top 5 bowlers’ from IPL 2020 and decided to name leg-spin twins Rashid Khan and Yuzvendra Chahal in his list, leaving out KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy. Pollock also included Bumrah and Archer, while he was split in choosing between Boult and Rabada.
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featurecricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 Awards | KL Rahul wins Orange cap; Kagiso Rabada bags Purple Cap

Ooof, IPL 2020 was finally done and dusted and with that, the IPL recognised all the fabulous performances this season from the players. KL Rahul nicked the Orange Cap ahead of Shikhar Dhawan while Kagiso Rabada stayed put to win the Purple Cap, but who won the MVP?
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2020 | Enjoy watching Suryakumar Yadav play this season for Mumbai, admits Brian Lara

Brian Lara has admitted that he enjoys watching MI’s Suryakumar Yadav play this season, at No.3 where he has both played a cautious innings and a whirlwind one for Mumbai. From a bowling perspective, Lara stated that both Bumrah and Archer would stand out in all possible cricketing eras.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Inconsistency cost Rajasthan Royals the season, rues coach Andrew McDonald

Rajasthan Royals coach Andrew McDonald, on the back of RR bowing out of IPL 2020 on Sunday, claimed that the side have themselves to blame and pointed towards consistent inconsistency as the reason for the grim showing. McDonald noted that RR threw away games they could very easily have won.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | RR top-order didn’t take enough responsibility all season, laments Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith, whose side bowed out of IPL 2020 on Sunday, lamented the consistent failures of RR’s top-order all season and claimed that the Top 5 batters let the team down by not taking enough responsibility. The 60-run loss ensured RR finished 8th, below CSK.
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cricketa month ago

End your weekend on a high by placing three bets in Kolkata vs Rajasthan encounter

In a do or die match, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals will take on each other vying for a place in the knockouts, playing their last league match of the season. While Kolkata will hope Nitish Rana extends his form at the top, Rajasthan will bank on in-form Ben Stokes to get them a win. 
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Chris Gayle punished for breaching Code of Conduct in Rajasthan clash

Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle, who threw his bat in frustration versus the Royals after being dismissed on 99, has been fined 10 percent of his match-fee for breaching the IPL’s code of conduct. Gayle, who was bowled on 99 by Jofra Archer, launched the bat after missing out on a ton.
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