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IPL 2021 Begins Today With Defending Champion MI Taking On Top Contender RCB

The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) begins today at 07:30 pm at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In the first match, Mumbai Indians (MI) led by Rohit Sharma will take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). It is an interesting match because both are powerful teams. While MI has won the IPL title 5 times and RCB has yet to claim its first title, RCB is also a top contender for the title.

MI vs RCB so far

Both the teams have played a total of 29 matches out of which MI has won 19 matches and RCB had to contend with only 10 wins. They played 27 matches in IPL and 2 matches in the Champions League that has been closed. In IPL, MI defeated RCB in 17 matches and won both the Champions League matches. The first match will be played without spectators to keep audiences and players safe from the pandemic.

IPL 2021 venues

This year, BCCI has selected only six venues for IPL matches and the surprising thing is that no IPL team will get the … Read the rest

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Rohit Sharma Is Next Best To Virat Kohli In ICC Test Batting Rankings

The opening batsman Rohit Sharma became No. 8 on the ICC Test Batting Rankings. He moved 6 spots after winning the third test against England at Ahmedabad. In India, Rohit Sharma is the second best batsman after captain Virat Kohli who stands on 5th position on ICC Test Batting Rankings. But the senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara slipped two spots to No. 10.

How Rohit Sharma improved his test batting rankings?

He started out as an opening batsman for test matches in 2019 and proved his worth in all conditions and situations. And this Mumbai Indians captain was instrumental in winning three tests against the ongoing four test match series against England. He ended his dry spell of Australia tour on the home pitch.

How Rohit Sharma performed on home pitch?

He showed the magic of batting in the second test in Chennai where he scored 161 runs and defended the match. His big century helped India make a comeback in the series by leveling the series with 1-1. It is to be noted that India lost the first test to England in Chennai.

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Bangladeshi Cricket Fans Don’t Like Indian Cricketers

Cricketer Rohit Sharma made startling revelation about Bangladeshi audiences during a Facebook live chat with Bangladeshi cricketer and opening batsman Tamim Iqbal. Sharma said that Indian team didn’t get crowd support in Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi cricket fans don’t support Indian cricketers

The opening batsman of India minced no words in saying that Bangladesh is the only place in the world where Indian cricket team finds no supporters. The crowd in Bangladesh is quite unfriendly towards Indian cricketers. But, at the same time, Rohit Sharma lauded Bangladesh’s efforts to become a cricket giant in a short time.

Rohit said that players were criticized when for their mistakes and he knew how passionate fans could become in Bangladesh but India was used to play with crowd support and it was unbelievable that India didn’t get any crowd support in Bangladesh.

Rohit Sharma’s record against Bangladesh

Rohit has an impressive record of runs against Bangladesh in the ICC tournaments. He made centuries in ICC 50-over World Cup 2015, Champions Trophy 2017 and ICC World Cup 2019. With these centuries, India easily managed to beat Bangladesh in the ICC knock-out stage matches.

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Adam Gilchrist Bats For Rohit Sharma

Former Aussie cricketer Adam Gilchrist threw his weight behind Indian batsman Rohit Sharma terming him as a reliable player for Test matches. He came out in open defense of selection committee chairman MSK Prasad who’s facing questions regarding Rohit’s selection as an opener batsman for Test matches.

Why Rohit Sharma’s selection in Test team is questioned?

Rohit Sharma plays in the middle order in One-Day cricket but he’s never scored well in longer format. He got an opportunity to play two Test matches in Australia but missed both the tests – first test due to injury and second miss due to birth of his child. Also, he’s dropped from the team after a poor show of 78 runs in four innings in South Africa in 2018.

Why does Adam Gilchrist favor Rohit Sharma?

Adam Gilchrist is himself a star cricketer. He was a former wicketkeeper cum batsman for Australian team. Adam Gilchrist made a frank opinion that is just the opposite of public image of Rohit Sharma. Gilchrist said that he had played with Rohit Sharma in IPL and that Rohit is capable of performing … Read the rest