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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings make too many changes in their playing XI, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that Punjab Kings make far too many changes in their playing XI, after the team's narrow defeat to Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday in Dubai. Sehwag added that the Royals appear more settled as a team, despite having made forced changes, in the second half of the IPL.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Kartik Tyagi has bowled the number one spell ever seen in my career, states Riyan Parag

Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Riyan Parag has said that Kartik Tyagi’s spell was 'number one' he has ever seen in his cricketing career. Parag showered praise on Tyagi who defended just four runs in the last over against Punjab Kings to win the game for Royals by two runs defending 186 runs.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Credit goes to Kartik Tyagi for the way he bowled, asserts Anil Kumble

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble has praised Rajasthan Royals pacer for the way he bowled in the last over to defend four runs as Royals won the match by two runs. Kumble added that the strategy was to finish the game off in 19 overs and not to take the game in the last over which they lost.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2021 | Seniors told me that the game can change anytime, reveals Kartik Tyagi

Rajasthan Royals pacer Kartik Tyagi has said that he has spoken to senior players who told him that the game can change at any time. His comments came after his heroics against Punjab Kings when he defended only four runs in the last over of the match to hand Rajasthan the win on Tuesday.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2021 | Twitter reacts as Kartik Tyagi powers Rajasthan Royals to a thrilling last-over win

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal added 120 in 11.5 overs to set up PBKS' chase of 186, before Aiden Markram and Nicholas Pooran brought it down to 10 off 15. However, Kartik Tyagi bowled a spectacular final over, conceding just a single while bagging two wickets, to secure a thrilling 2-run win for RR.
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featurecricket13 days ago

Indefatigable spirit and incredible squad depth - the very ethos of Virat Kohli’s India

From Melbourne to Lord’s and from Gabba to The Oval, the Indian Test team has enjoyed the wondrous highs of overseas triumphs within a period of nine months, the grandiosity of which is perhaps unlike anything before. The success story though, goes much beyond the star cast.
Roshan Gede
featurecricket2 months ago

On or off the pitch, KL Rahul continues to make the fullest use of the opportunities

Last year, before the pandemic caught up with the entire world, there was a running joke or even reality as some call it that KL Rahul could do anything and everything. But an elusive place in the longest format was something that evaded him, since the 2019 tour to the Caribbean.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Concussed Mayank Agarwal ruled out of the first Test

The BCCI, two days ahead of the first Test, have confirmed that opener Mayank Agarwal will not be taking any part in the game at Trent Bridge after taking a hit to the head during a net session on Monday. The board, however, have confirmed that Agarwal is ‘stable’ and is under medical observation.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | ‘Fully fit’ Ajinkya Rahane raring to go for England Tests

Indian Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane addressed the media ahead of the first Test and spoke about a host of topics, including his own fitness. Below are the key excerpts from the press conference.
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featurecricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Winners and losers from the ODIs ft. Ravi Shastri, Prasidh Krishna and Manish Pandey

Sri Lanka were forced to dig deep to claim their first win over India in home soil in 9 years, so it’s only fair that SportsCafe, too, digs deep and brings back a long-gone article. It’s been almost a year, but today Winners and Losers makes a special comeback to lighten up your day.
Anirudh Suresh