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featurecricketa month ago

How the youngsters fared in the Indian Premier League’s theatre of dreams

Well, Indian Premier League is that tournament which has always provided the best of young talents in the country a platform where they can leave a long-lasting impression on the viewers. This year was no different, as they continued to impress one and all while some really underperformed.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Bowlers consciously went aggressive with new-ball to attack top-heavy RR, reveals Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan revealed that it was a conscious plan from his bowlers to come hard at Rajasthan Royals in the powerplay, due to the fact that they were a top-heavy side. The aggression paid dividends as KKR remarkably ended up picking 5 wickets in the powerplay.
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newscricketa month ago

AUS vs IND | Mohammed Siraj has done well with red-ball; could be handy in Australia, opines MSK Prasad

Ahead of the much-awaited series Down Under, MSK Prasad has opined that Siraj has done well with the red-ball, which could be handy in Australia as the fifth-place option. Alongside that, reports have added that Axar Patel too is in contention for a spot in the squad alongside Shardul Thakur.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to record-breaker MS Dhoni completing brilliant 'juggle' take without his glove

MS Dhoni was once again in the spotlight as the CSK skipper took an amazing catch without his gloves on and with that, became the keeper with the highest catches in IPL history. He had removed his gloves in the last over to allow himself to quickly release the ball as the batsmen try to steal runs.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | KKR vs DC : Today I Learnt - Karthik’s strange captaincy and Miserly Mishy outpacing his age

It was a strange day for Kolkata Knight Riders with them agonizingly falling short of a win, after a Mogan-Tripathi masterclass almost clinched them a win. A timely strike by Kagiso Rabada threw spanner in the KKR’s works in the end, but the focus should solely be on Dinesh Karthik’s captaincy.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | It’s nice that KKR have stuck with Mavi and Nagarkoti, proclaims Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has heaped praise on the Kolkata Knight Riders management for sticking with Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti despite the duo being extremely injury-prone. The former Indian pacer has also admitted that Rajasthan Royals served the game in a platter to the Dinesh Karthik-led side.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Just stuck to length after seeing ball seaming from first ball, reveals Shivam Mavi

Shivam Mavi has stated that he was unsure of the flatness of the wicket but when he saw that the ball was seaming, he stuck to his length to ensure durability. Meanwhile, Kamlesh Nagarkoti was just happy that he was finally bowling in the IPL after a two-year-long hiatus from competitive cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Wouldn’t call it perfect victory but a great game with a lot of improvement, admits Dinesh Karthik

Despite the massive victory, Dinesh Karthik refused to accept that it was a perfect game, adding that the Knight Riders are getting it right one at a time against Rajasthan Royals. He also credited Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan and Shubman Gill’s batting performance for getting them to a good total.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Ranadeb Bose looks forward to a season of two contrasting halves

Ranadeb Bose lives cricket, quite literally. From being the tearaway quick that he was, the pacer hasn’t lost a bit of coolness of the past with the unique mane that gave him the distinctive look. The aggressive pacer on the field is still so calm off it and talks cricket with a deep-rooted passion.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

Dinesh Karthik faces race against time with KKR captaincy on the line

And the problem is not a recent one but with the appointment of Eoin Morgan as the vice-captain, Karthik’s race against time is pretty much equivalent to a sand-clock. How did it all start and where do I begin with what all went possibly wrong in his tenure?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam