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newscricketa month ago

The IPL Dukes ball story was just Christian adding some stuff to make good story, reveals Kyle Jamieson

RCB pacer Kyle Jamieson opened up on whether Virat Kohli had asked him to train with the Dukes or not and revealed that it was Dan Christian adding things to turn it into a good story. He added that the RCB skipper didn't ask him specifically to bowl with the Duke balls during 2021 IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

Watching New Zealand chase in WTC final was probably the toughest period of cricket, reveals Kyle Jamieson

Kyle Jamieson has admitted that watching New Zealand bat in the second innings of the WTC final was the toughest period for him, where at times he visited the bathroom to gain peace from distraction. Jamieson also revealed that he misses home after being away from it for three months.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | New Zealand players given permission to feature in remainder of IPL 2021

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have reportedly given the green light for the Kiwi international players to feature in the remainder of IPL 2021 that is set to be played in the month of September in UAE. Australia and England are, however, yet to confirm the participation of their players.
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newscricket2 months ago

Was expecting a Test call-up during the home series against England, admits Yuzvendra Chahal

Despite having proved himself as one of the best white-ball spinners, Yuzvendra Chahal’s time in Indian whites have never arrived but Chahal was expecting one during the home series against England earlier this year. Chahal also stated that he would have taken a break had the IPL not been postponed.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jos Buttler picks all-time IPL XI; leaves out David Warner and Chris Gayle

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler picked his all-time IPL XI and made quite a few interesting choices, including omitting the two most successful openers in the competition’s history - David Warner and Chris Gayle. Buttler, surprisingly, included the ‘Big Three’ of Kohli, Rohit and Dhoni.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Sending Glenn Maxwell at No.4 was brilliant from RCB, admits Parthiv Patel

Praising Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, Parthiv Patel has admitted that sending him at No.4 was a brilliant move from RCB, which allowed both Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers to flourish. He also insisted that Maxwell did brilliantly on wickets in Chennai, where it was difficult for batsmen.
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newscricket3 months ago

AB de Villiers is hard to ignore and he can walk into any team, insists Tabraiz Shamsi

South Africa’s ace spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has insisted that a player of AB de Villiers' calibre is hard to ignore and added that he could walk into any of the international teams. However, at the same time, Shamsi insisted that de Villiers’ comeback depends on him, his fitness and the management.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | RCB vs KKR clash in Ahmedabad postponed following major Covid scare

The clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad later today has reportedly been postponed owing to a serious Covid concern in the Knight Riders camp. It is believed that multiple KKR players, including Pat Cummins, have fallen ill ahead of Monday’s clash.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | RCB to sport ‘special Blue jersey’ in an upcoming game to honour frontline workers

RCB have confirmed that the franchise will be making financial contributions to the healthcare infrastructure and will further be sporting a blue jersey in one upcoming game to honour frontline workers. The franchise will also auction all the signed player jerseys from the game to raise money.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Dan Christian issued warning by RCB for ‘breach of contract’

Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Dan Christian has reportedly been issued a warning for ‘breach of contract’ after the all-rounder, in an interview with ‘The Grade Cricketer’, made revelations that went against the franchise’s policies. The TGC channel, as a result, have taken down the interview.
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