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I was praying inside, Morris can you get a six: Samson
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Sanju Samson said he never believed his team would be able to beat Delhi Capitals (DC) after they were five down for 42 while facing a target of 148 to win.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Miller, Morris take RR home after early scare
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) South African flavour stood out in Rajasthan Royals' (RR) batting line-up as Chris Morris 18-ball 36 and a 43-ball 62 by David Miller helped the Jaipur franchise script a thrilling three-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday. RR won the match with two balls to spare.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
I had been waiting for this: Unadkat after shaking DC
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat, who had a poor outing in the UAE during the Indian Premier League 2020 season, came back to form with a superb display of new-ball bowling (3/15) that shook the Delhi Capitals (DC) on Thursday night.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Unadkat's early strikes peg back Delhi Capitals
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat took three early wickets to rattle Delhi Capitals (DC) top-order as Rajasthan Royals (RR) restricted the Delhi franchise to 147/8 in 20 overs in an Indian Premier League match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SC adjourns BCCI hearing; top office-bearers to stay on
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court of India on Thursday adjourned the case pertaining to the BCCI and will hear it after two weeks leaving the Indian cricket board's top office-bearers Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah and Jayesh George with more time to stay in charge of affairs.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah in BCCI's top grade of annual contracts
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has included three players -- skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah -- in the top bracket of its annual player contracts for the period of October, 2020 to September, 2021.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vihari takes diving catch to mark County debut
Nottingham, April 15 (IANS) India Test batsman Hanuma Vihari took a diving catch at mid-wicket to mark his debut in the County Championship for Warwickshire.
2021-04-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Started hitting cricket balls two months back: AB
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) star batsman AB de Villiers said that he felt ready for the Indian Premier League (IPL) a few weeks before the start of the tournament.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mulani joins DC as Axar's replacement for brief period
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Mumbai left-arm spinner Shams Mulani has joined Delhi Capitals as a short-term replacement for Axar Patel in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Left-arm spinner Axar had tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the season and is under isolation and treatment.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to bowl
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl in their Indian Premier League match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SC adjourns BCCI hearing, Shah & Ganguly stay on
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court of India on Thursday adjourned the case pertaining to the Indian cricket board (BCCI) and will hear it after two weeks leaving the India cricket board (BCCI)'s top office-bearers Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah with more time to stay in charge of affirs.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Williamson's level head needed by SRH amid hard-hitters
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In a T20 tournament like the Indian Premier League (IPL), where teams look to pack their batting line-ups with big-hitting batsmen, the presence of a technically solid player in the middle order becomes paramount to arrest batting collapses.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Umpires decision to allow Patel to continue bowling was right: Bayliss
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner seemed to be miffed by the umpires allowing Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fast bowler Harshal Patel to continue bowling despite him bowling two waist-high full tosses. However, SRH coach Trevor Bayliss reckoned that the umpires were right in making the decisions and Warner's frustration came from the fact that the team was not performing too well.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
CSK need to shed off rustiness against Punjab Kings (Preview: Match 8)
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have their work cut out as they take on buoyant Punjab Kings in their second match of the IPL 2021 on Friday night.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli named Wisden Cricketers' Almanack's ODI player of the decade (Ld)
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has been named the One Day International cricketer of the decade for the 2010s in the 2021 edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kohi named Wisden Cricketers' Almanack's ODI player of the decade
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has been named the One Day International cricketer of the decade for the 2010s in the 2021 edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Warner hits out batsmen for playing cross-batted shots
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner hit out at his team's batsmen for playing cross-batted shots against left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed and not building partnerships after SRH lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kohli reprimanded for breaching IPL code of conduct
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League's (IPL) Code of Conduct during RCB's match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday night.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
My role at RCB is similar to one in Aussie team: Maxwell
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell, who scored his first IPL half-century on Wednesday after three barren seasons, is relishing new-found form and confidence with his new franchise, Royal Challangers Bangalore that has pushed him into a role he plays for Australia.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Maxwell's knock was the difference: Kohli
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli paid compliments to Glenn Maxwell saying that his team's No. 4 batsman was the difference in Wednesday's victory over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Spinner Ahmed unlikely hero in RCB's 6-run win over SRH
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) picked up three wickets in one over to help his team script a sensational six-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Frustrated Kohli takes his anger out on a chair!
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Even the dropping of Sandeep Sharma from the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) squad, who has dismissed him seven times in the IPL, did not help Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli as he failed to get a big score despite a getting off to a good start in Wednesday's IPL encounter between the two sides.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Azam's smashing ton helps Pakistan crush SA in 3rd T20I
Centurion, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam smashed a 59-ball 122, while wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 73 as the visitors inflicted a crushing nine-wicket defeat on host South Africa in the third T20 International at the Centurion on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Maxwell ends fifty drought after 3 barren IPL seasons
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) When it rains, it pours. The adage holds true for Glenn Maxwell who is on a run-making spree in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after less than average performances with the bat over the last few years.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Rashid relishes back of a length on Chennai pitch, gets AB
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore's Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan attributed his successful spell on Wednesday night to his accuracy and the slow nature of the MA Chidambaram pitch.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
SRH restrict RCB to 149/8
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers, led by Jason Holder (3/30) and Rashid Khan (2/18), restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to 149/8 in their 20 overs here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium after it had looked at one point that RCB would cruise to a big score with the start they got.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Bravo, Karn most fashionable players in CSK: Chahar
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pace bowler Deepak Chahar said on Wednesday that he is not the one who would want to make too much fuss about clothes and would prefer wearing something that looks good on him, rather than going for expensive outfits.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
SRH leave out Kohli slayer Sandeep
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Wednesday left out pace bowler Sandeep Sharma from their playing eleven in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) despite the fast bowler having a good record against RCB skipper, having dismissed him seven times in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
SRH win toss, opt to bowl against RCB
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the toss and opted to bowl in their match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Sehwag's Insta gift to MI for their improbable win over KKR
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has the knack for picking up the right wit for the right moment.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Washington Sundar gets huge praise from badminton ace Saina
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal on Wednesday singled out India cricketer Washington Sundar's batting for special praise, tweeting, "People don't know this, but along with badminton, I'm a huge fan of cricket too. Especially when India is playing. I saw the brilliant performances by @sundarwashi5 in the recent series, and it was so much fun to watch him."
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former KKR bowling coach Streak banned for 8 years
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach and Zimbabwe fast bowling great Heath Streak has been banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for eight years after accepting five charges of breaching its anti-corruption code.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Back on his feet playing golf, Kapil lauds Indian pace battery
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's World Cup winning former captain Kapil Dev is back playing golf after recovering from a cardiac surgery that he underwent in October 2020.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Babar ends Kohli's reign as No.1 ODI batsman
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam has climbed to the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings for ODI batsmen, thus ending his India counterpart Virat Kohli's nearly three and a half year reign at the top of the rankings.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rohit asked me to stay focused and hit the right lengths: Chahar
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) spinner Rahul Chahar said that captain Rohit Sharma asked him to bowl with confidence and hit the right lengths during their match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
SRK apologises to KKR fans for MI defeat
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) fell to a stunning 10-run defeat to Mumbai Indians (MI) despite being in a dominant position for much of the match and their owner, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, ended up apologising to fans for the performance.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kohli floated idea of me joining RCB during Aus tour: Maxwell
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) All-rounder Glenn Maxwell said that Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli had first floated the idea of him joining the franchise during the limited overs leg of India's tour of Australia last year.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Yadav bats fearlessly, that's what we want: Rohit
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Rohit Sharma praised Suryakumar Yadav for his fearless batting even though the Mumbai Indians skipper considered the pitch at the MA Chidambaram tough for batsmen to play strokes from the word go.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Chennai pitch tough for chasing, says Morgan
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Despite winning the toss and opting to chase in Tuesday's match against Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan said the MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch is a tough one to chase.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
KKR batsmen waste Russell's 5-wicket haul, gift win to MI
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) rallied to pull off a 10-run win as profligate Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsmen threw away their wickets to make a mess of a modest 152-run target in an Indian Premier League match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Ben Stokes ruled out of IPL due to broken finger
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) following injury to his finger during a practice session, his franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) confirmed on Tuesday night.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Morris's bemused look after Samson denies him single
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) may have shelled out an IPL record Rs 16.25 crore to get Chris Morris this season, but they still don't trust him with the big hits at crunch moments or so it seems.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
SA Emerging cut short Bangladesh tour, return home
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) heaved a sigh of relief after all the 22 members of the South African Women's Emerging team returned negative tests for Covid-19 and were allowed to board the flight back to their home country from Bangladesh.
2021-04-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
After no fifer against them in 13 years, MI concede 2 in 2
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) For 13 seasons before this one in the Indian Premier League (IPL), no bowler had taken a five-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians (MI). In their first two games of the ongoing 14th season, IPL 2021, there have already been two five-wicket hauls against them.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Russell's 5-wicket haul helps KKR restrict MI to 152
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Andre Russell's five-wicket haul in just two overs (5/15) helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) restrict Mumbai Indians' (MI) power-packed batting to 152 (all out) in their 20 overs during an Indian Premier League 2021 match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday night.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Williamson wins New Zealand cricket's top award
Auckland, April 13 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the fourth time in six years, while Devon Conway and Amelia Kerr claimed double honours, at the New Zealand Cricket Awards for the 2020-21 season.
2021-04-13
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
KKR dishes out three-pronged spin attack in power-play
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian Premier League, Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav had said that his team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has probably the best possible spin attack in the tournament.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
KKR win toss, elect to bowl
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and elected to bowl in their match against Mumbai Indians (MI) here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday. KKR had won their first match against SunRisers Hyderabad while MI has lost their opener to Royal challangers Bangalore.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Samson was right in not taking a single, says Manjrekar
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) A day after Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson played the magical 119-run innings but fell just short of guiding his team past the target set by Punjab Kings, opinion was divided on whether he took the right decision to not go for a run off the penultimate ball of the innings.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Doing lot of work on lower body, hamstring: Rohit
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma said that he does a lot of maintenance work on his lower body and hamstring to remain fully fit following his injury in the last Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket