Thursday, 12 December 2019

Tag Archives: IPL

Anil Kumble appointed head coach of Kings XI Punjab

NEW DELHI: Former India skipper Anil Kumble has been appointed as the head coach of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). According to ESPNcricinfo, Kumble has been put in charge of “all cricket-related affairs” of the team and will be making a presentation ...

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India forced Sri Lanka players to pull out of Pakistan tour

COLOMBO: Pakistan Science and Technology Minister Fawad Hussain on Tuesday claimed that Sri Lankan cricket players opted out from the upcoming tour of Pakistan after India threatened them that they will be ousted from the Indian Premier League (IPL) if they failed to do so. Hussain, infamous for making ridiculous ...

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AB de Villiers fires Middlesex to victory on T20 Blast debut

BIRMINGHAM: AB de Villiers made his debut in England’s T20 Blast and played a marvellous knock for Middlesex to help them win at Lord’s. Ab de Villiers scored a quick 88 runs off 43 balls and remained unbeaten to help his team defeat Essex by seven wickets. This was Ab ...

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Bayliss to coach IPL’s Sunrisers Hyderabad after Ashes

LONDON: Sunrisers Hyderabad have hired England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of the 2020 season, the Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) said on Thursday. Bayliss, 56, whose national team contract ends in September, had been linked with multiple IPL franchises by the Indian media since overseeing England’s successful 2019 ...

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Jonny Bairstow picks World Cup glory over Ashes win

LONDON: England batsman Jonny Bairstow said he would rather win the 50-overs World Cup than the Ashes series against Australia if he was given the chance to claim only one. World Cup returns to England and Wales after 20 years and Bairstow said England deserved to win their maiden title ...

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Warner ends IPL with 81 and big win for Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Australia’s David Warner hit a scintillating 81 to seal his comeback from scandal in his last Indian Premier League game before heading to the World Cup. Warner’s knock off 56 balls powered Hyderabad to a 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab after posting a mammoth 212 for six and ...

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Pant surpasses to set new record

MUMBAI: Delhi Capitals star Rishabh Pant became the first-ever wicketkeeper in a T20 tournament to effect 20 dismissals when he picked up two catches in their table-topping win over Royal Challengers Bangalore. With 15 catches and five stumpings in 12 matches, Rishabh Pant also set the record for most dismissals ...

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Russell in WI World Cup squad, Pollard and Narine omitted

BARBADOS: All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine failed to make the cut as West Indies announced their 15-man squad for the World Cup with Jason Holder set to lead the team for the tournament in England and Wales. Hard-hitting opening batsman Chris Gayle, 39, was called up for what will ...

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Shane Watson 96 fires Chennai top of IPL

CHENNAI: Shane Watson smashed 96 off 53 balls to help Chennai Super Kings reclaim their top spot in the Indian Premier League with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Watson struck form after a string of low scores in this edition of the Twenty20 tournament as defending champions Chennai chased ...

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Dhoni to rest before World Cup if back trouble worsens

MUMBAI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not hesitate to take time off before World Cup if his niggling back problem worsens during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), the stumper-batsman has said. Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni missed last week’s defeat by Sunrisers Hyderabad due to a back spasm and ...

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