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The Best Performer In IPL 2022 Rahul Tewatia Finds No Place In Indian Team

Rahul Tewatia, the all-rounder who played a key role in Gujarat Titans winning their first Indian Premier League title in 2022, was all surprised to see his name missing from the squad for the two-match T20 series against Ireland. And he took to Twitter to vent his anger against his exclusion.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Rahul Tewatia was left out of the Indian squad for Ireland despite performing well in IPL 2022
• Tewatia tweeted his displeasure in a two words tweet
• The selectors made Hardik Pandya skipper and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar as vice-captain
• India will play two T20Is with Ireland in Melbourne on June 26 and June 28

Rahul Tewatia’s IPL Record

Rahul Tewatia’s IPL Record

The 29-year-old all-rounder scored 217 runs in 16 matches. His average run rate is 31 and his strike rate is 147.62. In IPL 2022, he played for Gujarat Titans and finished the final match brilliantly with his six-hitting heroics in the last-over chase. Gujarat Titans won the IPL 2022 title only due to Rahul Tewatia’s batting.

Why Selectors Ignored Rahul Tewatia?

After IPL 2020, Rahul Tewatia was called for a T20I series in Australia but he couldn’t … Read the rest

89.30 Meter Is The New National Record Of Ace Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra set a new national record in the javelin throw at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. He threw the javelin 89.30 meters and touched the coveted 90m mark considered the gold standard in the world of javelin throw.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal at Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.
• He set a new national record by throwing the javelin 89.30 meters
• Finland’s 25-year-old Oliver Helander won the gold by throwing the javelin 88.02 meters
• Neeraj Chopra is now fifth on the world season leaders’ list

Let’s See Neeraj Chopra Throwing Javelin At Paavo Nurmi Games

It was Neeraj Chopra’s first competition after winning a gold medal on August 7, 2021, in the Tokyo Olympics when he sent the spear 87.58m. And as expected, he opened well by throwing the javelin to an impressive 86.92m before making a new national record of 89.30m. But the next three attempts ended in fouls and the sixth and the last throw was 85.85m. He had to contend with a silver medal. Chopra’s earlier national best was 88.07m which he had set in Patiala in March 2021.… Read the rest

How Gary Kirsten Praised Hardik Pandya After Gujarat Titans’ Historic Win In IPL 2022?

IPL 2022 concluded with Gujarat Titans defeating Rajasthan Royals in the summit clash. But there is more for the Gujarat Titans, especially their skipper Hardik Pandya. The team mentor Gary Kirsten was all praise for Hardik Pandya.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Gujarat Titans won IPL 2022 by defeating Rajasthan Royals
• Gary Kirsten praises Hardik Pandya as a capable skipper
• Wriddhiman Saha said critics are proven wrong

What Did Gary Kirsten Say About Hardik Pandya?

Gujarat Titans coach Gary Kirsten credited Hardik Pandya for the massive win of the team over Rajasthan Royals. He said Hardik Pandya was eager to learn as a captain and he could engage with his teammates. Hardik Pandya excelled both as skipper and player in Gujarat Titans’ very first win in the IPL.

Kirsten who was the coach when India won the 2011 World Cup title said that Hardik Pandya had been fantastic and that he had looked forward to working with Pandya. Kirsten said that Pandya was a high-profile player in India but he was incredibly humble, wanting to learn as a leader and engage with teammates. Pandya had tried to help the youngsters, Kirsten … Read the rest

Manchester City Wins Premier League Title But Loses Its Respect

Manchester City made 3 goals in just 15 minutes to retain the Premier League title. Man City was playing with Aston Villa and trailing behind 2-0 goals when it dramatically turned the match upside down by scoring 3 goals in the last couple of minutes of the match. But their fans spoiled the job.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Man City won the Premier League title by defeating Aston Villa by 3-0 goals
• İlkay Gündoğan scored two goals and Rodri scored one goal
• City fans poured on the pitch and behaved roughly with players
• Aston Villa goalkeeper was attacked alleged Steven Gerrard

What Happened During Man City Match?

Manchester City was about to lose the title to Liverpool when the match entered the last 15 minutes and the City was trailing by 2-0. Suddenly the Man City players charged to Aston Villa’s goal and scored three goals in 76, 78, and 81 minutes of the game. It was a dramatic move that changed the mood of the City fans. Their sinking hopes revived and they couldn’t control their emotions.

As soon as the final whistle of the match was blown, … Read the rest

IPL 2022: LSG Win Against PBKS Has Little Impact On Points Table

It was a superb display of bowling by Lucknow Super Giants that made them victorious against a closely fought match with Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium in Pune.

HIGHLIGHTS

• LSG beat PBKS by 20 runs on Friday
• Gujarat Titans tops the IPL points table
• KL Rahul is second in Orange Cap race

LSG v/s PBKS

IPL 2022 LSG Win Against PBKS

Punjab attack restricted Lucknow Super Giants to 153/8 with Rabada taking 4 wickets but they couldn’t win because of fine display of bowling by LSG. Mohsin Khan dismissed 3 batsmen and Krunal Pandya bowled out 2 players for just 13 runs in his four overs. In batting, Quinton de Kock scored 46 and Deepak Hooda made 34 runs for LSG. But it was the bowling attack that helped LSG register a 20-run victory over PBKS.

IPL 2022 Points Table

IPL 2022 Points Table

With the recent win, LSG moved to the third position on the points table followed by SunRisers Hyderabad at the number four. Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals are at the first and second positions respectively. Gujarat Titans has scored 14 points from 8 matches.

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A Former Pakistani Cricketer Said SRK Wanted Him To Play In IPL

Pakistani cricketer, Yasir Arafat’s revelation that he was offered an opportunity to play for Kolkata Night Riders (KKR) by its co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has surprised many because Pakistan was banned from participating in IPL matches post the 26/11 terror attacks in November 2008.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Yasir Arafat said he was offered a contract to play for KKR
• He made this revelation on YouTube
• His name wasn’t shortlisted for playing in IPL

When Did SRK Contact Yasir Arafat?

Speaking on the YouTube channel Cricket Den, Yasir Arafat said that he was playing County Cricket for Kent in 2008 when he was approached by KKR officials with a message from SRK. The officials met him and conveyed SRK’s message that the star wanted him to play for KKR in IPL 2009. They handed him a card and took his contact details.

Initially, he thought that it was a joke as to why SRK would send somebody to talk to him. But soon he received an email where the KKR official complained about him not contacting them and the talks were closed. But he was … Read the rest