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NZ vs WI | Roston Chase named Windies Test vice-captain; Pooran to continue as deputy in T20Is

West Indies leading spinning all-rounder Roston Chase has been appointed as the new Test vice-captain of the side for the series against New Zealand. On the other hand, hard hitting batsman Nicholas Pooran will continue as deputy in T20Is for the Kiwi tour starting November 27.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab - Statistical Preview

In what could be a clash that could very well decide which side qualifies for the playoffs, 4th placed Kolkata Knight Riders will take on 5th placed Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah on Monday. With just 3 games left for each side to play, the winner tomorrow will be in prime position to clinch 4th spot.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | SRH vs KXIP Evaluation Chart - Arshdeep and Chris Jordan pull off a miracle in Dubai

After Kings XI Punjab posted just 126 runs in the first half, it looked like an easy chase for the Sunrisers Hyderabad batting unit, consisting of Jonny Bairstow and David Warner. While the duo put up a 56 run partnership, Punjab’s excellent death-over bowling prevailed, as they won by 12 runs.
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cricketa month ago

Three kingly bets from Punjab vs Hyderabad that will help you strike jackpot

In a clash that’s being hyped up as a potential encounter that could decide who clinches fourth spot, Kings XI Punjab will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai on Saturday. But October 24 is not just a golden opportunity for these two teams, but also for the punters, who can feast on this match-up.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Gayle's return has given a lot of confidence to us, reveals Nicholas Pooran 

Chris Gayle is arguably the greatest T20 batsman of all time and his mere presence boosts team's morale as Nicholas Pooran stated that his return has given a lot of confidence to players in the side. Chris Gayle had played a great cameo against DC, tearing apart Tushar Deshpande's fifth over. 
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Glenn Maxwell is a great team man and brings balance to the table, insists KL Rahul

KL Rahul has insisted that Glenn Maxwell, who finally came back to form, is a great team man and brings balance to the squad by adding the element of off-spin to the team along with destructive batting. He added that he is looking forward to continue this momentum and take it one game at a time.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Really disappointing not to finish off the game for KXIP, expresses Nicholas Pooran

Despite scoring a 28-ball 53, which has six boundaries and three sixes, Nicholas Pooran has expressed his disappointment over not being able to finish off the game for KXIP against DC. He also added that the plan for him was quite simple, to hit the balls in his zone, which fetched him the result.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | A million things went through my mind before I faced the last ball, reveals Nicholas Pooran

Kings XI Punjab batsman Nicholas Pooran, who took his side over the line on Thursday with a last-ball six, revealed that, prior to the ball, he had no clue what to do and wished to never find himself in a similar situation again. Pooran further labelled Gayle the greatest T20 batsman of all time.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Had KXIP lost the game, who would have taken blame, Rahul, Gayle or Pooran?, asks Virender Sehwag

KXIP have made it a habit of taking even the easiest of chases to the final over as we saw in the game against RCB, which made Virender Sehwag question as to who would taken the blame, KL, Gayle or Pooran, in case of team losing. KXIP have won only two games after eight appearances in 2020 IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Left-right combo reason RCB sent AB de Villiers at No.6, reveals Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli revealed that the thought process behind sending AB de Villiers at No.6 was maintaining a left-right combination, owing to the fact KXIP operated with two leggies. The decision backfired as AB, after walking to bat in the 16th over, scored just 2 runs.
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