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newscricket12 days ago

Sudeep Tyagi hangs up his boots from all formats of cricket

Former Indian pacer Sudeep Tyagi has called it a day from all formats of cricket three years after playing his last first-class game for Hyderabad, after representing Uttar Pradesh and Saurashtra. Tyagi played four ODIs and one T20I and 14 IPL matches for Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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newscricket12 days ago

CSK will be wise to release MS Dhoni ahead of mega auction, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned expert Aakash Chopra has advised Chennai Super Kings to release MS Dhoni ahead of the mega auction and instead buy him back, given he will most likely not play more than one season. Chopra also reckons that CSK are a side that desperately requires the mega auction to take place.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2020 | My low confidence was reflected on the field against Mumbai Indians, reveals Ruturaj Gaikwad

Prior to his first start as CSK’s opener, Ruturaj Gaikwad has revealed that he was low on confidence, which translated both into his batting and fielding performance against MI. After MS Dhoni’s advice and trust, the opener admitted that he was able to play with a free mind in the next three games.
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newscricket17 days ago

Delhi Capitals will dominate next few years like CSK did in the past, reckons Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has reckoned that the young Delhi Capitals will dominate the next few IPL just like how CSK used to do in the early 2010s with their squad. He also was mighty impressed by skipper Shreyas Iyer but admitted that the team needs a quality finisher and a leg-spinner in the setup.
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newscricket18 days ago

IPL 2020 | It was a defining season for Ravindra Jadeja as power-hitter, reckons Shane Watson

Shane Watson, who recently retired from all formats of cricket, has reckoned that it was a defining season for Ravindra Jadeja as CSK’s power-hitter in a finisher role for the southpaw. From the franchise's perspective, Watson stated that it’s going to be exciting times for the players and the fans.
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newscricket20 days ago

IPL 2020 | Ruturaj Gaikwad resembles Ajinkya Rahane in his build and stance, notices Mark Nicholas

Mark Nicholas has noticed and pointed out that Ruturaj Gaikwad resembles Ajinkya Rahane in not only his build and stance but also his batting performance, showing the face of his bat. Alongside that, he also praised Natarajan’s progress, admitting that he is everything IPL's pathway stands for.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2020 | Chennai did not err by not replacing Raina, their seniors let them down, opines Brad Hogg

Renowned expert Brad Hogg believes Chennai Super Kings had enough firepower in the bank minus Suresh Raina to make a mark in the IPL and only failed because their senior batsmen let them down. Hogg also gave his opinion on Mumbai and claimed that teams should look to restrict them at the death.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni should go back to domestic cricket before next IPL, expresses Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev has expressed that following a dismal IPL season, MS Dhoni should go back to domestic cricket before the next season of the competition. He also added that it would be impossible for Dhoni to perform in the tournament without playing much cricket in between the two editions.
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newscricketa month ago

Feel so ridiculously fortunate to retire at 39 after injuries setback, voices Shane Watson

In what is his retirement announcement, Shane Watson has voiced out that he feels so 'ridiculously fortunate' to retire at the age of 39 after the injuries setback early on in his career. He also thanked CSK for trusting him over the last three years and extended his thanks to his entire family.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Shane Watson informs CSK about his retirement after last game against Punjab

According to reports, Shane Watson, who was bought by the yellow-outfit in 2018, has informed his Chennai teammates that he will be retiring from franchise cricket after the last game against Punjab. Watson didn’t have a great run this season, scoring 299 runs in 11 games, which included 2 fifties.
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