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featurecricket17 days ago

20 from 2020: The events that a tumultuous year of cricket will be remembered for

2020 was basically like every other year of cricket, except on DMT. 12 months of action and more were sandwiched into six, and so intense, high-octane, and hyper was the action that is, to date, feels like one long-drawn-out trip.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Offered to bat in RR’s middle-order for team’s better balance, reveals Jos Buttler

One of RR’s mainstay batsman, Jos Buttler has revealed that he offered himself to bat in RR’s middle-order for creating a better team balance in the 2020 edition of the IPL. He also added that the decision stemmed from the fact that they were unable to win games from winning positions.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 months ago

Which triumphed this IPL, expectations or reality

After weeks and months of anticipation - IPL was finally and finally on, where we could see all our hopes lived up to its expectations or wait for reality to slap it on our face. Several expectations later, the reality is contrasting and this IPL is the biggest example of that, so see it yourself!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | RR spinners were ‘allowed’ to bowl economically by intentless Dhoni and Jadeja, claims Sanjay Manjrekar

Renowned expert Sanjay Manjrekar reckoned that Shreyas Gopal and Rahul Tewatia, who combinedly finished with figures of 2/32 off their 8 overs, were allowed to slip in their overs cheaply by Dhoni and Jadeja. In a flabbergasting middle-over phase, CSK scored a meagre 46 runs in nine overs.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | CSK vs RR Evaluation Chart - Shaky Royals dismantle slothful Super Kings

A contest that was being built-up as a ‘four pointer’ ended up making a case for the Super Kings to be deducted points as in what was an atrociously soulless display, Dhoni’s men slumped to a forgettable 7-wicket defeat. Winning the toss, CSK, yet again, put up a questionable batting performance.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to 'angry young man' Rahul Tewatia shouting his lungs out at Robin Uthappa for 'dropping' Padikkal

It's just too difficult to keep Rahul Tewatia away from the spotlight and he was at his angry best after Robin Uthappa dropped the catch of Devdutt Padikkal. It was certainly not an over to remember for Rahul as he had bowled three wides and a no-ball already before Robbie added salt to injury.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts as Delhi bowlers put an end to Tewatia's 'chase-show' to top the table

It was another night for the Delhi bowlers, led by their Proteas pace duo of Nortje and Kagiso Rabada before their spinners choked the Rajasthan middle-order. Right when Tewatia started threatening them, the Proteas duo returned alongside Tushar Deshpande to put an end to his chase-streak.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals - Statistical Preview

Before their last game, Delhi would have surely walked into this game as red-hot favourites, on the back of their three-match winning streak and Rajasthan’s three-match losing streak. Both of them are now on the back of a contrasting result, with DC losing their last game while RR won theirs.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Adaptability shown by ‘match-winner’ Rahul Tewatia was outstanding, states Sanjay Manjrekar

Renowned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar expressed that he was chuffed to see Rahul Tewatia succeed and claimed that the range of hitting the southpaw showcased on Sunday proved that he’s an adaptable batsman. Chasing 159, Tewatia dismantled Rashid Khan to hand RR their third win of the season.
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