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IPL 2021 | Don’t want to get too ahead of ourselves but we are coming together as a team, insists KL Rahul

KL Rahul, post a nine-wicket victory over Mumbai, has insisted that the Punjab Kings are slowly coming together as a team while stating that he doesn’t want his side to get ahead of themselves. Rahul also backed his decision of chasing, adding that Ravi Bishnoi has worked immensely hard in the nets.
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newscricket14 minutes ago

IPL 2021 | Something is missing in our batting line-up, points out Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, after the loss against Punjab Kings, has pointed out that there is something missing in their batting line-up after yet another terrible batting display. Rohit also insisted that Suraykumar Yadav batted at No.4 to counter the Punjab spinners with his ability to play spin well.
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newscricket5 hours ago

IPL 2021 | ECB confirm that Jofra Archer will sit out of the 2021 IPL

After injury blow to Ben Stokes and Liam Livingstone pulling out due to bubble fatigue, Rajasthan Royals have been dealt the ultimate blow, with ECB, on Friday, confirming that Jofra Archer would sit out of the 2021 IPL. However, the timeline of his return hasn’t been announced yet.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Reports | Rassie van der Dussen set to join Rajasthan Royals

South African middle-order batsman Rassie van der Dussen is reportedly all set to link up with the Rajasthan Royals franchise and is a fitness test away from having his deal finalized. The Royals currently have just five overseas players at their disposal, with Livingstone pulling out of the IPL.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Striking boundaries in middle-overs becomes easier when you have a partnership going, insists Devdutt Padikkal

RCB batsman Devdutt Padikkal, who on Thursday struck his maiden IPL ton, asserted that scoring quickly in the middle-overs can be tough but claimed that the task is achievable when there are two set batsmen in the middle. Padikkal said that he and Kohli were only looking to compliment each other.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Batting smartly in the powerplay need of the hour for Rajasthan, claims Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, rued his side’s inability to build partnerships and claimed that there is a desperate need for the side to bat ‘smarter’ in the powerplay. After losing two wickets in the powerplay in each of their first three games, RR were reduced to 32/3 on Thursday.
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newscricket14 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Axar Patel joins Delhi Capitals camp after recovering from Covid-19

Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel, who’d tested positive for Covid-19 a week prior to the commencement of IPL 2021, has entered the team bubble after successfully recovering from the virus. Patel’s return means that Delhi will release ‘short-term replacement’ Shams Mulani from the squad.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | There was lot of talk about Padikkal not accelerating, he's put that to rest, claims Virat Kohli

After a clinical victory over the Royals, Virat Kohli lavished praise on Devdutt Padikkal and proclaimed that the youngster put all the criticism around his slow batting to rest. He also lauded the RCB bowlers and asserted that there might not be many standout names but they have been effective. 
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Need honest review about our batting, we keep on failing, admits Sanju Samson

Post another horrible outing, RR skipper Sanju Samson stated that the team needs to introspect its batting as failing has become second nature for them. After a horrendous start, the Royals fought back later to score 177 and Samson remarked that the team needs to keep the fighting spirit alive.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2021 | Mumbai’s middle-order need to capitalize if they have a platform, insists Trent Boult

Mumbai Indians’ Trent Boult admitted that MI have been underwhelming with the bat, and insisted that, versus Punjab, it will be imperative for the middle-order batters to take advantage of good starts. Despite batting first four times, Mumbai Indians are yet to cross the 160-mark this season.
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