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Touring Pakistan was a historic moment for New Zealand, says Tom Latham

New Zealand batsman Tom Latham has stated that his team missed out on a historic moment by pulling out of the white-ball tour of Pakistan as they were supposed to play in Pakistan for the first time since 2003. Latham further added that the decision to pull out was based on players’ safety.
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newscricket2 hours 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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newscricket2 hours ago

Twitter reacts to KL Rahul pulling off a one handed stunner to send Sanju Samson packing

There have been some absolute blinders taken over the years since the IPL started and while KL Rahul’s catch to dismiss Sanju Samson might not be a Trent Boult special, it was spectacular. Twitter was left in awe as the PBKS skipper stretched every fibre of his body to send his counterpart packing.
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newscricket2 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Sanju Samson fined ₹12 lakh for slow over-rate

Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson was fined ₹12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate in the victory against Punjab Kings on Tuesday. As it was his team's first offence of the season, under the IPL's Code of Conduct, Samson was fined 12 lakh rupees according to the official statement.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Samson must opt for better shot selection if he wants to be India regular, opines Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Sanju Samson must concentrate on improving his shot selection if he wants to be a regular player on the international stage for India. Gavaskar further highlighted the importance of shot selection saying working on the same can also help him improve his temperament.
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newscricket3 hours 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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newscricket5 hours ago

We’ll have a back-up plan for England’s 2022 tour of Pakistan, says PCB chairman Ramiz Raja

PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja has recently stated that Pakistan will have a back-up plan for England’s tour in 2022, in case England opts out of the series. Ramiz Raja also confessed that it was a feeling of being used and then binned throughout the last week for the Pakistan Cricket Board.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Virat Kohli might perform better if he stays away from leadership, says Chandu Borde

Chandu Borde is of the opinion that Virat Kohli has decided to step down from leadership in T20I to concentrate on his batting. Borde also believes that this move will help the current Indian skipper as it will improve his batting performances and will be able to score runs consistently. 
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newscricket5 hours ago

Pant’s level of maturity has gone through the roof in the last couple of seasons, admits Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is of the opinion that the level of Rishabh Pant’s maturity has gone through the roof over the last couple of seasons. Further appreciating Pant as a player, Ponting has stated that it is going to take a very good player to knock him out of the Indian national cricket team.
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newscricket5 hours 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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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - BONS Preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

The Delhi Capitals will play Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday, September 22. The two teams had contrasting fortunes in the first half of IPL 2021, with Capitals winning six of their eight games, while the Sunrisers could secure just one win from seven.
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newscricket14 hours ago

PBKS vs RR | ‘Tough one to swallow’ – KL Rahul laments over a heart-breaking loss

KL Rahul admitted that his side needs to handle pressure better, following a heart-breaking 2-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals in Dubai on Tuesday. Punjab Kings needed 15 off 10 at one point, and 4 off 6 later, but were robbed of a win by Kartik Tyagi, who conceded just a single off the final over.
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newscricket14 hours 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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newscricket18 hours ago

PBKS vs RR | Twitter reacts as Fabien Allen takes a stunning catch to dismiss Liam Livingstone

Punjab Kings’ Fabien Allen took a stunning catch, diving to his right at the deep mid-wicket boundary, to send back Rajasthan Royals’ Liam Livingstone for a 17-ball 25, on Tuesday. The wicket brought much relief for the Kings, breaking a 28-ball 48-run stand between Yashasvi Jaiswal and Livingstone.
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newscricket19 hours ago

PBKS vs RR | Twitter reacts as Punjab Kings drop Chris Gayle from playing XI on his birthday

Punjab Kings, rather surprisingly, dropped “Universe Boss” Chris Gayle from their playing XI for their first game of IPL 2021 second leg against the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday. The KL Rahul led side named Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Fabien Allen and Adil Rashid as their four overseas players.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Former England quick Jade Dernbach set to play for Italy

Jade Dernbach, who represented England in 24 ODIs and 34 T20Is between 2011 and 2014, has been named in Italy's squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier next month. The 35-year-old will leave his county Surrey at the end of this season, to resume his international cricket career.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Pakistan authorities need to be thanked to ensure New Zealand players’ safety, says Tom Latham

Tom Latham, New Zealand’s stand-in captain for their canceled Pakistan tour, acknowledged and thanked the Pakistan authorities for ensuring players’ safety. He also admitted that NZC’s decision to pull out of the tour citing security concerns was "very disappointing" for Pakistan fans.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - BONS Preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Two bottom half teams Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals will take on each other in match number 32 of the Indian Premier League 2021. With a superior batting lineup, Punjab will have an upper hand against sixth placed Rajasthan, who are set to miss the services of Buttler, Archer and Stokes.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | There is no need to over-analyze Virat Kohli’s dismissal, states Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel says that there is no need to over-analyze Virat Kohli’s dismissal off KKR pacer Prasidh Krishna, on Monday. Krishna bowled two similar back of the length deliveries to Kohli - the first one, tad wider, went to the boundary, while the second, angled in, got him out lbw.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 telecast banned in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan over presence of female audience

The Taliban has banned the broadcast of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Afghanistan due to 'girls dancing', female audience and spectators in the UAE stadiums. Recently, Australia said they would cancel their one-off Test vs Afghanistan in November if Taliban bans women's cricket.
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