Category: IPL

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Prithvi Shaw Game A Heroic Welcome To DC Coach Ricky Ponting

Prithvi Shaw welcomed the Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting in the team on after he completed his mandatory quarantine. Shaw said that Ricky Ponting was their boss on field and a friend off the field. He even compared their coach with Shar Rukh Khan’s character in “Chak De! India” movie.

How Prithvi Shaw welcomed Ricky Ponting?

The Delhi Capital batsman said that when Ponting spoke to the team, it looked like the movie scene of “Chak De! India.” He even said that should Chak De! India should be played in the background when coach Ponting speaks to the team.

How is Prithvi Shaw’s performance so far?

Prithvi Shaw made 827 runs from just eight matches in Vijay Hazare Trophy prior to joining the IPL. But his performance in the last season IPL 2020 was unsatisfactory and he was removed from DC XI during the tournament. The poor performance also cost him a place in Indian Test team ahead of Australian tour just after the IPL season.

What was Ricky Ponting’s opinion on Prithvi Shaw?

Ricky Ponting said that he had some interesting chat with Prithvi … Read the rest

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IPL 2021: KKR’s Shubham Gill Batted For Himself On Social Media

Shubham Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reacted strongly to a comment posted by a social media user about his selection in IPL 2021. Gill has been batting for KKR for three seasons and has scored more than 200 runs in each season.

What was the comment?

A social media user referred to Gill’s performance as “tuk tuk” which is used by cricket fans to refer to players with slow strike rates. But Shubham Gill felt offended by the comment and couldn’t prevent him from replying to that post.

How did Shubham Gill reply to that comment?

Shubham Gill was quick to take note of that stinging comment and post a fitting reply to that social media user. He commented, “i am right where i want to be Mr. NOBODY.”

What is the overall performance of Shubham Gill?

Shubham Gill has been a good player throughout his cricket career. He has played 51 T20s and has scored 1217 runs including nine half-centuries with a strike rate of 33.80. Also, he was a member of the India U-19 that won the world cup in 2018.

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Why Players Are Pulling Out Of IPL 2021 Ahead Of Season?

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play without Josh Hazlewood this season as the Australian pacer has decided to pull off from IPL 2021 to spend time with his family. He has a very busy season ahead and he wants to spend the coming winter months with his family.

What excuses did Josh Hazlewood give for missing IPL 2021?

He said that it had been a long 10 months into bubbles and quarantine at different times, so he decided to take a rest from cricket and spent some time at home for the next two months. Cricket.com.au quoted Hazlewood as saying that he wanted time to prepare for the upcoming tournaments. Australia will play with the West Indies and Bangladesh T20 tour at the end of the winter season in Australia.

MS Dhoni led CSK has won IPL title in 2010, 2011, and 2018, but it finished seventh in the 2020 season. This year, CSK was quite hopeful of winning the title this year as it has all the top bowlers including Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Lungi Ngidi, Dwayne Bravo, and Josh Hazlewood. But Hazlewood has withdrawn from the IPL 2021.… Read the rest

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See MS Dhoni Unveiling Chennai Super Kings New Yellow Jersey Ahead Of Season

Chennai Super Kings will play their first match on 10 April 2021 in yellow jersey just revealed by their skipper MS Dhoni. A video of MS Dhoni unpacking and unveiling the new jersey in yellow is posted by CSK on social media.

How does this new jersey look?

MS Dhoni will don a new yellow jersey during the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League starting April 9. But CSK will play its first match on April 10 with Delhi Capitals in Mumbai. MS Dhoni unveiled the new jersey for his team ahead of the IPL 2021 season. It is in shining yellow color with green touch on the shoulders and CSK badging on top of the left side. The front of the jersey is designed by Myntra sticker.

How will new jersey impact the CSK team?

The three-time champions finished the last IPL season 2020 at sixth-position, but this time they aim to better their performance and the change of jersey is the first step towards that direction. Also, the team is bolstered by the inclusion of Suresh Raina.

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No Home Matches For Teams In IPL 2021 Season

The IPL 2021 will start on April 9 and conclude on May 30. And the matches will be played in six venues but no team will play at home ground.

IPL venues

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are the venues where IPL matches will be played. Mumbai has been included in the list of venues despite the city witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases. But the matches will be played behind closed doors for added safety of the players. The final match will be played at the Nardendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 30.

The opening fixture of IPL

The first match of IPL season 2021 will be played in Chennai on April 9. It will be between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Total matches of IPL

IPL season 2021 will host a total of 56 matches out of which Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bengaluru will host 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host 8 matches each. During the league states, all the teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues and all the venues … Read the rest

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Who Is The Cheapest Player In IPL Auction 2021?

Indian Premier League will auction 292 cricketers including 164 Indians, 125 overseas and 3 from Associated Nations on February 18 in Chennai. While a total of 1,114 cricketers had registered for the auction but the list was prepared after the 8 franchises finished shortlisting of players.

Players in the highest price bracket of Rs. 2 crore

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood – are expected to get the highest price in auction.

A total of 10 cricketers including two Indian – Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Jadav are available for grab at the base price of Rs. 1 crore.

What price could Dawid Malan get?

A top-ranking batsman in international T20, Dawid Malan will get the base price of Rs. 1 crore. But the eyes will be set on the auction of Smith and Shakib that are asking the top price of Rs. 2 crore. Smith was earlier with Rajasthan Royals and Shakib has … Read the rest