Cricket

IPL 2022: MI Opening Batsman

Ishan Kishan Will Open MI Indians Innings With Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) will play its first IPL match for season 2022 on 27th March on its home ground. The MI will take on Delhi Capitals (DC) in its first IPL match at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. And this day-night match will begin at sharp 3:30 pm.

How Is MI Preparing For Its First Match?

Skipper Rohit Sharma is focusing on strengthening the batting line of Mumbai Indians. Since MI has experimented with different opening combinations, cricket fans, especially MI supporters want to know who will be the opening batsman with Rohit Sharma.

Last year South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock opened MI innings with Rohit Sharma. But MI has to find an opening batsman this year as Quinton de Kock isn’t playing. MI skipper Rohit Sharma revealed the name of the batsman who will bat with him in the opening.

Who Will Be The Opening Batsman Of MI?

IPL 2022 MI Opening Batsman

Rohit Sharma made the big announcement about the opening batsman during a virtual conference. He said that he would open the batting. He had been doing … Read the rest

Jersey Movie Review

Shahid Kapoor Leaves His Mark As An Angry Failed Cricketer

Jersey is a sports drama movie featuring Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles. It is based on a 2019 Telugu movie of the same name. Also, the director of both the movies is the same. Gowtam Tinnanuri directed both the Telugu and the Hindi movie Jersey.

Story

Arjun Talwar (Shahid Kapoor) is a senior cricketer in his 30s. He had a long and fulfilling career in the sport when he opts for retirement. But he has to make a comeback to the Indian cricket team to inspire his son. His father Pankaj Kapoor also plays a crucial role in the movie. He is Arjun’s coach Madhav Sharma.

Jersey was first scheduled to be released on 31 December 2021, but couldn’t due to pandemic. Now it is expected to be released on 14 April 2022 in theaters. But an OTT release is also expected.

Highlights Of The Movie:

• Hindi directorial debut of Gowtam Tinnanuri
• The story is based on the life and emotion of a cricketer
• The movie highlights the … Read the rest

Kaun Pravin Tambe? Review

Shreyas Talpade Delivers A Stunning Performance As Pravin Tambe

Kaun Pravin Tambe? is the real-life story of a budding cricketer at the age when many cricketers think of retirement. Pravin Tambe never played cricket for his city but got an opportunity to play for Rajasthan Royals at 41. The movie features Shreyas Talpade as Pravin Tambe and it will be premiered on Disney + Hotstar on 1 April 2022 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

Story

It is an emotional story of the journey of Pravin Tambe (Shreyas Talpade) from being an underdog to entering the prestigious league of IPL players. His is a terrific story as said by none other than the legendary cricketer Rahul Dravid who was also his chief mentor in Rajasthan Royals. When the cricket experts question his age, he silences his critics with his ball.

Kaun Pravin Tambe Review

Highlights Of The Movie:

• Real-life story with no commercial twists and turns
• The story of Pravin Tambe is quite inspiring
• A simple narrative makes it easier to understand
• Shreyas Talpade looks stunning in the attire of an aging cricketer

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The Legendry Leg-Spinner Shane Warne, Passed Away At 52

Australian cricketer and the greatest leg-spinner of all time, Shane Warne (52), passed away of a suspected heart attack on 4th March at the Island of Ko Samui, Thailand. His management broke the news to the world requesting privacy for the family.

Shane Warne’s Cricketing Career At A Glance:

• He debuted against India in 1992 at the Sydney Cricket Ground
• In 1993 Ashes, Warne bowled the “Best of the Series” while bowling out English cricket legend, Mike Gatting
• He dominated Australian cricket for the next 14 years
• He played 145 Tests and became the Baggy Green after Ricky Ponting and Allan Border
• With 708 wickets, he is second to Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka
• He played 194 ODIs and took 1001 wickets
• In 2007, he announced his retirement from international cricket
• Shane Warne was a part of the World Cup 1999 winning Australian team
• He was the five-times Ashes winner
• Warne was named one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of 20th Century
• In 2004, Warne took four consecutive five-wickets

Shane Warne, Passed Away At 52

IPL Career

• Shane Warne led … Read the rest

Why Did Haris Rauf Slapped Teammate Kamran Ghulam?

A Pakistan Super League match between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi caught the attention of the world when pacer Haris Rauf of Lahore Qalandar first slapped teammate Kamran Ghulam for dropping a catch and then hugged him for taking a wicket.

Highlights Of The Match:

• Peshawar Zalmi scored 158 runs in 20 overs
• Lahore Qalandars lost their opening batsman Fakhar Zaman on the very first ball
• Kamran Ghulam and Phil Salt of steadied Lahore Qalandars
• Pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi of Lahore Qalandar scored 39 off just 20 balls
• The match went into a Super Over

What Was Haris Rauf Incident?

It was the second over of the match and Peshawar Zalmi team was batting. Haris Rauf was bowling to Hazratullah Zazai. The batsman couldn’t hit the ball hard and gave an easy catch to Kamran Ghulam but the catch was dropped. Three balls later in the over, Mohammad Haris went for a sixer but the ball remained just short of the boundary where an easy … Read the rest

IPL 2022 Auction Starts At 11 AM In Bengaluru On 12 February

The Indian Premier League franchises – Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants, and Gujarat Titans – would gather in Bengaluru on February 12-13 to select players for the upcoming IPL 20222 season.

How Many Players Are Up For Auction?

The two-day mega IPL 2022 Auction would begin on February 12 will see 600 cricketers waiting for the bidding to start. The 10 IPL franchises would choose their players for the upcoming matches.

Highlights Of The IPL 2022 Auction:

IPL 2022 Auction

• The new IPL franchises – Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans – will select players for the first time
• 217 more players for selection as 33 players have already been selected/retained by their respective franchises
• Out of the total 590 players – 228 are capped, 355 are uncapped, and 7 are from associate nations

What Is The Highest/Lowest Bid?

The bidding would start sharp at 11 am (IST) on 12 and 13 February. The players are expecting a huge jump in their prices. But there are some new … Read the rest