Hemant Mohanty

Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL

IPL 2020: RCB vs DC, Predicted XIs of both teams and top fantasy players.

This will be one of the most fascinating match; in the Incredible Premier League. Both the teams come to game with 6 points each in four matches. Today, the team which will win will sit at the top of the table. Its been a eonderful campaign for both RCB and DC. RCB is showing composure …

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RR vs KKR

IPL 2020: RR vs KKR, Predicted XI and Top fantasy players.

The 12th match of Indian Premier League is an interesting one. Its between Rajasthan Royals; the only undefeated team in IPL so far versus Kolkata Knight Riders, which have won one game and lost one. This match will be played in Dubai. It will be interesting to see Rajasthan’s batsman will adapt to Dubai’s conditions …

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IPL 2020, CSK VS RR: What went wrong for Chennai Super Kings.

Last night; Rajasthan Royals won the match by 16 runs against Chennai Super Kings. If you’ve just saw the scorecard then; you might think that it was a close encounter. But in reality it was not. This match was won long before 19th over; when Du Plessis got out. Here are the factors due to …

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Suresh Raina of CSK

IPL 2020: 3 players who can replace Suresh Raina in CSK.

Ever since CSK‘s Raina had pulle dout of IPL; speculations continue about his replacement. Though it is for sure that finding Raina’s replacement will not be a cakewalk for Super Kings; but they will certainly try to fill the gap. Let’s take a look at three potential players; who can replace Suresh Raina at Chennai. …

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Harbhajan Singh, Raina and MS Dhoni

IPL news: Harbhajan Singh has pulled out of IPL 2020.

The veteran Indian spinner, Harbhajan Singh becomes the second person after Suresh Raina to pull out of IPL 2020. He said he pulled out due to ‘personal reasons’. “Dear Friends I will not be playing IPL this year due to personal reasons. These are difficult times and I would expect some privacy as I spend …

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IPL 2020 News: Full chaos in Chennai Super Kings’ camp.

Well, there’s lot of chaos currently in Chennai Super Kings camp right now. BCCI on Saturday; told that two out of 13 members that tested positive of CSK’s camp are players. One is T20 specialist pacer and other is India A’s top-order batsman. BCCI didn’t reveal their names. “Upon landing in the UAE, all IPL …

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Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina announces retirement; wishes pour on Twitter.

Once again Mahi finishes off in style. What a day he chose to announce his retirement!! MS Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement through social-media handle, Instagram. “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout.from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired”, read the post of the formal announcement. Though he didn’t specify the formats he’s …

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Aakash Chopra selects his all-time KXIP XI: Check out.

Kings XI Punjab, a team which has reached IPL final once; but had never gotten their hands on the trophy. Aakash Chopra on his YouTube channel recently picked KXIP’s all-time IPL XI. He picked Chris Gayle and KL Rahul as openers in his all-time XI. While picking both of them, Aakash quoted; “Chris was exceptional …

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Cricketphilic Analysis: CSK’s all-time IPL XI.

Chennai Super Kings is considered as the most consistent side in IPL. Year after year; we find CSK is playing knock-outs in the IPL; i.e in all 10 seasons that CSK has played; they have managed to reach knock-outs. This team possessed legendary players like Michael Hussey, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more. Today, in sixth …

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Rohit Sharma

Aakash explains what makes Mumbai Indians so special in IPL.

The most successful franchise in IPL; Mumbai Indians won IPL four times. In the last 8 years; every odd numbered year has been Mumbai Indians’ yard. On his YouTube channel; one of the most coveted pundits and cricket commentator; Aakash Chopra explained what makes MI so special and successful. Before analyzing Mumbai Indians; he praised …

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MS Dhoni & Virat Kohli

Dhoni’s 2011 XI is better than Kohli’s 2019 XI: Aakash Chopra.

In 2011, India was World Cup winners; In 2019, India was favorites to win but they were eliminated by New Zealand in the semi-finals. This has led people to compare Dhoni’s 2011 XI V/S Virat’s 2019 XI. Aakash Chopra, a very famous cricket commentator and expert stated in his YouTube channel; that MSD’s team was …

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Shoaib Malik in CPL

Aakash Chopra picks his all-time CPL XI: check out.

The Caribbean Premier League or CPL; is a league held in Caribbean. It is one of the famous T20 leagues. Recently, one of the most coveted experts in cricketing world; Aakash Chopra picked his all-time CPL XI. Let’s look whom he has chose: His top-order consisted of three left handed batsman. He chose Chris Gayle and …

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Ben Stokes becomes No.1 Test all-rounder, pushes back Holder.

Benjamin Andrew Stokes or simply Ben Stokes is arguably going through the best form in his cricketing career. He’s been outstanding since last year. Now, due to his impressive performances; he has now become No.1 test all-rounder. Stokes also achieved a career-best ranking of No.3 in the ICC rankings for Test batsmen. Stokes is now …

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T20 World Cup winning captain- MS Dhoni

T20 World Cup postponed by ICC: All you need to know.

Well, bad news for some people, good news for some. On Monday, 20 July; ICC postponed this year’s T20 World Cup in Australia due to COVID-19 pandemic. It is a good news for IPL fans; bad for those who wanted T20 WC to happen. “The International Cricket Council (ICC); today confirmed the ICC Men’s T20 …

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Shane Watson in IPL

IPL 13 Tentative dates: BCCI Plans to Conduct League From Sept 26 to Nov 8.

There are some very interesting reports coming out. BCCI has came up with tentative dates to host IPL. It is reported that UAE could be the possible destination for IPL; from September 26 to November 8. The window came up for discussion during BCCI Apex Council meet on Friday and if finalised, it will mean …

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Ben Stokes

Aakash Chopra names top 3 all-rounders; Check out.

Recently, Aakash Chopra posted a video on his YouTube channel; citing his opinion about who is the best all-rounder across all three formats. Aakash stated that as the topic is, ‘who is the best all-rounder across all three formats’, the list is very small. He also added that there are many all-rounders; who are exceptional …

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Gavaskar lashed out at Nasser Hussain for his ‘nice’ statement.

Former, English captain, Nasser Hussain commented about; Indian team before Sourav Ganguly was “nice”. But after Ganguly; became captain, Indian team bacame ‘tough’. “I have always said, and this is a generalisation; but I have always said about Ganguly, that he made India a tougher side. So, before Ganguly; they were a very talented side, …

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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar reveals most ‘under-rated all-rounder’.

As a cricket fan; everyone is relived that we; are now going to witness live cricket after almost 4 months. West Indies will take on England in a three-match Test series. First test will be played at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground in Southampton today. Before the start of the match, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar …

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Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: ‘Captain Cool’ turns 39 today.

A once-in-a-lifetime cricketer was born today on 1981; named MS Dhoni. He turned 39 on Tuesday. Whether he’ll player for India or not in future; he will remain one of the greatest cricketers of all time. He has won million of hearts with his batting skills and captaincy skills. A small town boy from Ranchi …

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Virendra Sehwag

Aakash Chopra picks his all-time Delhi Capitals XI, check out.

Eat, sleep, all-time XI, repeat!!! Today, one of the most coveted cricket experts; Aakash Chopra named his all-time IPL XI of Delhi Capitals (formerly Daredevils). Well, Delhi is the only team not to play a final of Indian Premier League. It is also one of the teams which we; often found in bottom of the …

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Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey picks his all-time IPL XI; labels it ‘fearsome’.

Well guys, another day, another all-time IPL XI. This time it is Micheal Hussey. Let’s see who he has picked: While speaking to sports presenter Chetan Narula on his YouTube channel, the 45-year-old Aussie picked a special IPL XI. He picked MI captain; Rohit Sharma and David Warner as his team’s openers. Both the players …

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Lionel Messi playing for FC Barcelona

Happy Birthday Lionel Messi: Let’s take a look at his early career.

Ya, I know I am cricket blogger but; I just can’t resist myself to write an article for the greatest football player of all time, the man who can create magic on the field, the man who can single-handedly win matches for his team. Yes, you guessed it right. He is none another than Lionel …

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On This day: India lifts the Champions Trophy in England in 2013.

History was created on this date. MS Dhoni became the only captain in the world to win all ICC accolades( ICC WT20, ICC CWC and ICC Champions Trophy). He guided India to lift its second Champions Trophy. It was 23rd June, 2013; rainy day in Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England. Due to rain the game was of 20 …

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England national cricket team

On this day: England made an ODI record by scoring 481 runs.

21 sixes, 41 fours, two centuries with strike of 150+ and 481 runs. What a batting by England. And the team against they achieved this feat; was the five-time WC winner Australia. It was 19 June, 2018; pleasant weather at Trent Bridge. This was the third ODI. And guess what; England broke their own record …

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Dwayne Bravo and MS Dhoni

CSK’s success’ credit has to be given to MSD and Fleming: Bravo.

Dwayne Bravo, famously known as ‘DJ Bravo’; recently chatted with Pommie Mbangwa, on Instagram. In the chat he spoke highly of CSK head coach; Stephen Fleming and captain MS Dhoni. Dwayne Bravo was signed by Chennai Super kings in 2011.  He has played a total of 104 matches for the franchise, picking up 121 wickets and …

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Top 10 highest-earning athletes from Instagram during lockdown; contains a cricketer.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; almost all sports have been prohibited to play. Albeit, life is going back to track. There are no signs of sports; to be played in stadiums having a crowd. Thankfully, due to Instagram; some athletes kept on earning in the lock-down period. A data collected by ‘Attain’ between March …

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Rohit Sharma nominated by BCCI for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

BCCI have announced its nominees for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Award. Rohit Sharma, the vice captain of; India in limited-overs format; has been nominated by BCCI for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma, the most-capped; Test cricketer in the ;current set-up of Indian team, have been; nominated …

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West Indies team

COVID-19 impact: CWI cuts players and staff salaries by half.

Coronavirus has affected every single industry in the world. Millions of people have lost their jobs. Those who have not lost; their jobs are affected; by pay-cuts. Cricket is ;also; (just like others) largely affected; by ;this pandemic. Many people who work on pitches; or any other thing in Stadium; are largely affected. Recently, Cricket …

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JP Duminy

JP Duminy chooses all-time IPL XI, picks nine foreigners.

With all cricketing activities on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic, the players are connecting with fans and fellow cricket friends on social media handles. The former South African cricketer, JP Duminy picked his all-time XI of Indian Premier League. In ‘The Super Over Podcast’ he chose his dream team. His team had nine overseas cricketers …

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Rahul Dravid

Rashid Latif, former player ran out of superlatives to praise Rahul Dravid

Former Pakistani captain- Rashid Latif ran out of superlatives to praise; ‘The Wall’ aka Rahul Dravid. Latif said he has saved India many times in difficult situations. He further added that ; he believes there is no-one who can replicate what Rahul Dravid has done for Team India. Rashid Latif runs an YouTube channel; ‘Caught …

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David Warner

It’s Jr. NTR birthday today!! David Warner wishes him in style.

The world is witnessing the spread of this pandemic; and we are bored at homes. But in this time some cricketers are storming the social media. One such cricketer is David Warner. The Aussie batsman and Sunrisers Hyderabad Captain; took to Instagram to wish the South-Indian sensation: Jr NTR a Happy Birthaday in style! David …

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Cricket Stadium

Sports complex and stadiums will be reopened under new guidelines.

There is a good news for you all! Sports complex and stadiums will be reopened; across the country but will see no gathering of crowd. Few days before FICCI also suggested to resume some sports namely Cricket, Badminton and Tennis; but all of those should take place without any crowd. It seems; the ministry of …

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5 Indian Cricketers who have government jobs.

Having government job in India; makes you one of the most revered human being in the society. They withal earn well & posses the chances to accommodate to the Republic of India. Many sportsperson are awarded; with government jobs. So, let’s take a visual examination of 5 famous Indian cricketers who additionally posses government jobs: …

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Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri: IPL and Bi-lateral series should happen; T20 WC can wait.

Domestic cricket and IPL should be; given priority; rather than thinking too much about T20 World Cup 2020. Cricket is edging towards its return; after it was stopped. Cricketing world is additionally orchestrating to resume its activities; drawing inspiration from football. Football leagues like; Bundesliga, La Liga, EPL; are expected to return in May/June. Ravi …

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Dwayne Bravo

Good news for IPL: FICCI suggests to resume sporting activities.

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry is an association of business organisations in India; is planning to resume sporting activities as reported by Jagran. Due to COVID – 19;all sporting events are banned. The major loss of this is to IPL;which was scheduled to start from 29 March. There have been a …

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MS DHONI AND LIONEL MESSI

MS Dhoni at CSK is just like Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona: Suresh Raina

In a Instagram live chat; Raina revealed that her wife; Priyanka is more of football fan than cricket. He revealed; the greatest footballer of all time; Lionel Messi is her favorite. But for him and other CSK players, MS Dhoni is parallel to the Barcelona star. Lionel Messi; considered by many as the greatest footballer …

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Virat Kohli; captain of India and IPL team Royal Challengers Bamgalore; is 31 right now. He will turn 32 on 5th November this year. Well, it doesn't seem he is too old. But it is good to contemplate; future of our beloved nation's favorite sport. Virat rose to fame due to his match acquiring victory captaincy in 2008 U19 World Cup. Right now, his deputy is Rohit Sharma. A plethora of people think; Rohit Sharma should be next captain of India; given the fact he's the most successful captain of IPL. But, be practical guys; Rohit is 33 currently & Virat still has 4-5 years remaining. Consequently, it seem unlikely that Rohit will be handed captaincy at the age of 37-38. So, let's visually perceive players who have the potential to lead star-studded Indian team in future.

Cricketphilic Analysis: Players who will lead India post Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli; captain of India and IPL team Royal Challengers Bamgalore; is 31 right now. He will turn 32 on 5th November this year. Well, it doesn’t seem he is too old. But it is good to contemplate; future of our beloved nation’s favorite sport. Virat rose to fame due to his match acquiring victory …

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Shane Watson in IPL

Another nation emerges to host IPL after Sri Lanka.

As, the IPL is cancelled, there’s lot of chaos surrounding where the IPL should; take place given the fact that India have many red zones. After Sri Lanka; another country who are ready to host IPL in their country is UAE. UAE have already hosted 20 matches of IPL in 2014; to eschew date clashes …

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Mohammad Kaif tells who is the fastest runner between the wickets.

Former cricketer and one of the best fielders India had ever had – Mohammad Kaif; told MS Dhoni is the fastest runner between the wickets. Dhoni has time and again proved that; he is a superlative athlete; Even during the latter stages of his vocation, Dhoni’s celerity was unmatchable. Pace & Intensity of MS Dhoni …

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Virat Kohli: Will not find emotions in an empty stadium.

Literally, every sport is halted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fans are bored without any sport and maybe we could see all our favorite sport in empty stadiums. Virat Kohli – captain of Indian team may not fully endorse the idea of cricket behind closed doors but will eventually accept it if there will …

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Former Cricketer picks his all-time IPL XI, snubs AB De Villiers.

As the pandemic shows no designation of ending; Cricketers & Experts are diligent being vocal on the topics of; Memorable moments, all time favorite XI, etc. And this trend continues, Deep Dasgupta; former Indian Cricketer picked his all-time IPL XI on Instagram. He picked many greats albeit he also left out many greats. Let’s see …

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David Warner

David Warner picks all-time IPL XI; Let’s see who he’ve picked.

David Warner, captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad recently compiled greatest players of IPL. Well, he didn’t pick Yuvraj Singh, Shane Watson & Lasith Malinga. Let’s see who he’ve picked. During an interview with Harsha Bhogle, he picked all-time IPL XI. TOP-ORDER For opening batsmen, he picked himself; alongside Mumbai Indians captain, Rohit Sharma. At no.3 he …

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Ravi Shastri

1985 Indian team could trouble Kohli’s India: Shastri

The current head-coach of Indian Cricket team is convinced that class of 1985’s team of India can trouble; the current side led by Virat Kohli. Ravi Shastri was the hero of India’s triumph in World Championship of Cricket; held in Australia and had won the ‘Player of the Tournament’. Shastri said the team[class of 1985] …

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ONLY HAVE ONE INDIAN, LET’S SEE AAKASH CHOPRA’S WORLD XI.

Former Indian cricketer; Aakash Chopra picked his T20I World XI on Friday. Chopra, who represented the Indian national team briefly in the 2004 season; shared a video where he assembled modern-day greats of the shortest format in one star-studded eleven. Taking up the challenge; thrown by the convivial media accounts of the International Cricket Council …

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REASONS WHY T20 CRICKET IS MOST FAMOUS FORMAT.

Twenty-Twenty cricket is the most famous format in cricket.  At the professional level, it was originally introduced by the ECB in 2003 for the competition.[1] In a T-20 game the two teams have a single innings each, which is restricted to a maximum of 20 overs. Here are the reasons why this format is most famous: #1 : SHORT …

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Gambhir slams Pakistani player for questioning his record.

Well, the M.P. of East Delhi seems angered by Shahid Afridi’s comments on him. India’s batting legend Gautam Gambhir has once again slammed Shahid Afridi on Twitter.The fiery cognation between the two ex-internationals is prominent in the cricketing circles. Neither of the two leave a single chance to take a shot at each other since …

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TOP 10 PLAYERS WITH MOST CATCHES IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

Fielders are an essential part of cricket. They turn around game with their superb catches.CHECK OUT PLAYERS WITH MOST INTERNATIONAL CATCHES. 10. ALLAN BORDER – 283 CATCHES 9. BRIAN LARA – 284 CATCHES 8. MARK WAUGH – 289 CATCHES 7. GRAEME SMITH – 292 CATCHES 6. STEPHEN FLEMING – 306 CATCHES 5. ROSS TAYLOR – …

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3 REASONS WHY MUMBAI INDIANS CAN LIFT IPL 2020.

CAN MUMBAI INDIANS LIFT IPL FOR 5TH TIME? LETS SEE!! #1 EXTRA-MOTIVATION TO WIN IN AN EVEN NUMBERED YEAR. Mumbai Indians have lifted the IPL crown four times, but all of those victories have come in odd numbered years(2013,2015,2017,2019). But they have never achieved the same feat in even numbered years. The most successful even …

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