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‘We used Rahul Dravid as keeper because it gave us a batting option’: Virender Sehwag on why Rishabh Pant was not picked in India’s ODI, T20I squads – cricket

The BCCI announced India’s squads for all three formats for the upcoming tour of Australia, which had its share of surprises. While Rohit Sharma was not picked for any of the three formats due to injury concerns, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was not selected in India’s limited-overs squad against Australia. While many believed that it was an unexpected decision by the ...

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IPL 2020: ‘He has got a similar imposing way of batting like Matthew Hayden,’ Chris Morris’ high praise for young Indian batsman – cricket

There have been many positives for Indian cricket during the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League. Several youngsters have impressed with their performance in crunch situations. The likes of Rahul Tewatia, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Ishan Kishan, Mayank Agarwal, T Natarajan have firmly put their names in the reckoning for selection in the Indian cricket team. But one Indian ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Was angry and upset, not nervous,’ Chris Gayle on his emotions before batting in second Super Over – cricket

Kings XI Punjab’s fortunes have changed since the arrival of Chris Gayle. Having lost six games in a row, KXIP broke their losing streak with a win against Royal Challengers Bangalore last week and most recently, beat Mumbai Indians in a Super Over on Sunday to make it two wins from two matches. Also Read | ‘Was the World Cup final ...

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IPL 2020: He needs to be aggressive or let someone else open the batting – Virender Sehwag’s suggestion for Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Shubman Gill – cricket

Former India opener Virender Sehwag said Kolkata Knight Riders opener Shubman Gill needs to attack a bit more in the powerplay or else slide down in the batting order for the remaining matches in the IPL. Gill is KKR’s highest run-scorer this season with 275 runs in 8 matches but his strike rate of 116.52 is the lowest among players ...

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IPL 2020, RCB vs KXIP: ‘He’s dangerous wherever he bats’ – KL Rahul on Chris Gayle batting at no.3 – cricket

Chris Gayle made a statement in his first appearance for Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League 2020 when he scored a half century. The left-handed batsman was not included in KXIP’s Playing XI until now, and the side had suffered 6 defeats in 7 games. But with Gayle’s contribution with the bat, KXIP won the contest to ...

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IPL 2020, CSK vs RCB Preview: Chennai’s batting in focus as Virat Kohli’s men take on MS Dhoni’s army – cricket

Chennai Super Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday and the focus will be on the former’s batting struggles. CSK, in their previous game, failed to chase down the modest target of 168, despite having 5 wickets in hand. The pressure is building on CSK captain MS Dhoni to sort out the batting order, especially with the middle-order ...

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‘I had two heroes’: Sachin Tendulkar names his batting idols while growing up – cricket

Legendary former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said he had two batting heroes while growing up. The former India batsman said that even though there were quite a few players he looked up to, but none was bigger than former India captain Sunil Gavaskar and West Indies great Viv Richards, explaining how he derived motivation from the two ace ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Best batting performance I have ever seen’ – Brad Hogg’s huge remark on RCB youngster – cricket

Royal Challengers Bangalore have got off to a good start in this year’s Indian Premier League. With three wins out of four games, this is RCB’s best start in the tournament since IPL 2013. One of the best features of the team has been the 20-year-old batsman Devdutt Padikkal. (IPL 2020 Full Coverage) Padikkal announced his arrival when he hammered a ...

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IPL 2020, CSK vs KXIP: ‘Maybe he should be at no. 1’ – Stephen Fleming’s cheeky response on MS Dhoni’s batting position – cricket

Chennai Super Kings roared back to form on Sunday after they thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in Dubai. After winning the toss and electing to bat, KXIP posted a total of 178/4 in 20 overs. In response, CSK openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson scored half centuries each to get the job done on their own. Watson scored an ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Talk on MS Dhoni’s batting position putting pressure on CSK’, says Brett Lee – cricket

The return of MS Dhoni to cricket was always expected to be the talking point of the IPL. Dhoni took a break from cricket after India’s World Cup semifinal defeat to New Zealand last year. He was expected to return to play for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League in March, but the tournament was postponed to September ...

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