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IPL 2022 | Will put my name in IPL 2022 mega auction, confirms David Warner

David Warner said that he’s eyeing a fresh start ahead of IPL 2022, and confirmed that he’ll put his name for the mega auctions. Warner, who had led the Sunrisers Hyderabad to their only IPL triumph, in 2016, was sacked as captain and was later dropped from the playing XI during the IPL 2021.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2022 | We are not surprised by the high bidding amount for two new IPL teams, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has said that the BCCI is not surprised by the bidding amount for the two new IPL teams i.e Lucknow and Ahmedabad. The Lucknow team was acquired by the RP Sanjiv Goenka group for 7090 crores and the Ahmedabad team was acquired by the CVC Capital Partners for 5625 crores on Monday.
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newscricket3 days ago

IPL 2022 | RPSG bags Lucknow franchise for record bid, CVC acquires Ahmedabad team

RPSG and CVC Capital have won the ownership rights for Lucknow and Ahmedabad Indian Premier League (IPL ) teams respectively. The Sanjiv Goenka group bagged the Lucknow-based franchise for a record INR 7090 crores, whereas the CVC group secured the Ahmedabad-based franchise for INR 5625 crores.
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newscricket9 days ago

Selection is out of my control, I have to do all the right things, says Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad played a starring role in Chennai Super Kings’ recent IPL 2021 triumph, aggregating 635 runs at 45.36, while forming a solid opening pair with Faf du Plessis. The youngster stated that a national selection is out of his control, and lays his focus on maintaining consistency.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2021 | MS Dhoni doesn't put any pressure on his team, remarks Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar heaped praise on MS Dhoni, after he led the Chennai Super Kings to their fourth IPL title, and wished he was fortunate enough to share the dressing room with the former India captain. He further lauded Dhoni for showing faith in his players, without exerting any pressure on them.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2021 | Ruturaj Gaikwad is CSK's today and India's tomorrow, states Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra lauded Ruturaj Gaikwad for his impressive run during Chennai Super Kings’ winning campaign at IPL 2021. The 24-year-old aggregated 635 runs at 45.36 in the season, while forming a formidable opening pair with Faf du Plessis, and became the youngest player ever to win the Orange cap.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2021 | 'Disgusting' – Dale Steyn slams CSA for excluding Faf Du Plessis and Imran Tahir from their congratulatory post on CSK win

Dale Steyn slammed Cricket South Africa for excluding Faf Du Plessis and Imran Tahir from their congratulatory post on Chennai Super Kings' IPL win. CSA congratulated pacer Lungi Ngidi for the IPL win in an instagram post, but excluded Du Plessis and Tahir who were also part of the CSK squad.
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newscricket12 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Absolutely ridiculous how Faf du Plessis will be not playing in T20 WC, says Michael Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan expressed his surprise over Faf Du Plessis' omission from South Africa 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. Du Plessis was the second highest scorer at IPL 2021, aggregating 633 at 45.21 in Chennai Super Kings' winning campaign.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2021 | We weren't able to get the impact through middle-order players, admits KKR head coach Brendon McCullum

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum rued the middle-order's collective failure in the final against Chennai Super Kings on Friday, in which they suffered a 27-run defeat. However, he was proud of his team producing a dramatic turnaround in the second phase of the tournament.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2021 Final | Twitter reacts as Chennai Super Kings storm past Kolkata Knight Riders to clinch fourth IPL title

Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer gave Kolkata Knight Riders a flying start in their run-chase of 193, but Chennai Super Kings clawed their way back to register a convincing 27-run win to clinch the IPL 2021 title in Dubai on Friday, October 15. It was the fourth title for the MS Dhoni led side.
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