user tracker image
featurecricket2 days ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from KKR’s releases and retentions ft. Cummins-Narine and the Kuldeep puzzle 

Kolkata Knight Riders, for all the galaxy of stars, have been quite poor in the last two seasons of the IPL. KKR were one of the luckier sides last season with few games completely bottled up by opposition yet not making it into the final four speaks a story itself for the franchise.
Harshit Anand
newscricket4 days ago

Kuldeep Yadav should have told KKR to release him if they don't play him enough, feels Gautam Gambhir 

Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir feels that Kuldeep Yadav should have left the Kolkata-franchise to play for another side if he ain't getting chances in the team's XI. He also added that now that he has been retained, he should play in the side or else, it can be harmful for his career.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

IPL 2021 Retention | KKR release Tom Banton to free up purse; Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan retained

Kolkata Knight Riders have made the decision of releasing Tom Banton, who they bought for 1 Crore last year, to the auction pool this year while Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik have been retained by the franchise. They have also retained Pat Cummins who cost them 15.5 Crore in the last auction.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

IND vs AUS | India could have used the variety that Kuldeep Yadav possesses, feels Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has expressed his disappointment at the absence of Kuldeep Yadav in the Indian Playing XI for the Brisbane Test, as Washington Sundar received a call-up ahead of him. The former Indian pacer has also added that the wicket would flatten out and a spinner will be beneficial later.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Spinners not irrelevant in pink-ball Tests, they’re difficult to read under lights, feels Kuldeep Yadav

India’s wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav believes that spinners might have a role to play in the forthcoming Adelaide Test and has claimed that the slower bowlers are generally hard to read under the floodlights. Kuldeep’s comments come on the back of India fielding an all-pace attack in the warmup game.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Ind A vs Aus A | 2nd Day Takeaways : Australia’s opening conundrum and Ravi Ashwin’s agility

Australia grafted with the bat, Indian regulars did deliver as the second day of the first warm-up game between India A and Australia A lived up to its potential. Australia solved a few problems while identifying another, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was India’s biggest positive.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

Super sub Yuzvendra Chahal: the spectator who turned into an unlikely ringmaster

That Jonny Bairstow turns into a villainous monster when he has a point to prove is something which, by now, has been well chronicled. There was nothing short of rage in his eyes and his strokes in the 86* he struck at Cape Town last week.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket2 months ago

From Shreyas Iyer’s E to Navdeep Saini’s F: Grading every Indian player who played the ODIs

After enduring pain, agony and disappointment for five days and two ODIs, the Men in Blue redeemed themselves in the 3rd ODI in Canberra on Wednesday to remind the world that they are no pushovers. The T20Is start in just over a day’s time, but chapter one needs to be scrutinized before we move on.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Haven’t faced quality spinners such as Indian spinners, acknowledges Cameron Green

After his debut on Wednesday, Cameron Green has acknowledged that he hasn’t faced a quality spin attack such as India’s before in his life, adding that they are a different beast in the middle. He also stated that he was taken aback by KL Rahul’s kindness behind the wickets during their run-chase.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Thought the changing point was probably the run out with Alex Carey, reckons Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has reckoned that the changing point of the third ODI against India was the run-out of Alex Carey, which he claims was 100 percent his fault, falling short of the target by 13 runs. He added that it’s up to the bowlers to combat the evolution of batsmen, who are scoring massive runs.
SportsCafe Desk