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'One thing I admire...': GT star's big statement on Pandya and Dhoni

Hardik Pandya led the Gujarat Titans to the IPL title in their very first season in the tournament.

Pandya led Gujarat to the title in their debut IPL season itself
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 07:35 PM IST

‘I'm a legend. Come out and watch me bat': Andre Russell roars ahead of IPL 2023

In KKR's below-par season last year, Russell was once again one of their top performers with 335 runs at a strike rate of 174.48. He hit as many as 32 sixes.

Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders plays a shot(PTI)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 06:26 PM IST

'He never gets the credit he deserves but he's an IPL legend': Kaif

Ahead of the start of the season, former Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammad Kaif picked the 'X factor' from the side while making a glorious statement on his status in IPL history.

Fomer DC assistant coach Mohammad Kaif. (Twitter)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Former Pakistan captain's take on how Suryakumar Yadav can turn around form

Suryakumar Yadav's stunning poor form in ODI cricket, particularly his horror show in India's recent series against Australia, has become the talk of the town in the cricket world.

Visakhapatnam: Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav walks off the field after being dismissed during the second ODI cricket match between India and Australia, at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy International Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, Sunday, March 19, 2023. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)(PTI03_19_2023_000076B)(PTI)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 05:48 PM IST

Chris Gayle mania: A look back at West Indies legend's record six

There have been many big hitters who have made the IPL their own but few have done it the way Chris Gayle did on almost a weekly basis at his best.

Gayle remains in a league of his own for most sixes and highest individual score
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 06:17 PM IST

‘I've played with him in PSL…’: Watson names ‘trump card’ of Delhi Capitals

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson believes DC has another left-hander in their squad who can change the game with the bat like Pant.

Shane Watson.(IPL)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 04:25 PM IST

'Never heard batter having back surgery': Jadeja's outrageous take on Iyer

The news about Iyer's injury has however led to an outrageous reaction from Jadeja, who had come up with an unusual reason behind its occurrence.

India's Shreyas Iyer(AP)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 04:15 PM IST

'The quality he brings...': Yusuf Pathan selects SRH's trump card ahead of IPL

Former cricketer Yusuf Pathan analysed SRH ahead of IPL 2023, and pointed out that a new acquisition could become their trump card player for the new season.

Yusuf Pathan in action for SRH.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 03:47 PM IST

'Even when he smashed Malinga...': Sehwag 'wasn't sure about Kohli's greatness'

Former India opener Virender Sehwag has revealed that he wasn't sure if Virat Kohli would go to achieve such levels of greatness.

Virender Sehwag was unsure if Virat Kohli could climb the ladder of success. (Getty Images)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 03:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Virat Kohli's glaring message for RCB fans: ‘If I get to that level…’

Virat Kohli, the former RCB captain, will be aiming at a strong return for the franchise after a forgettable 2022 season, where he only registered one 50+ score.

Virat Kohli(IPL)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 02:49 PM IST

Dhoni bowls to Dhoni: CSK's mind-boggling 'Multiverse of Mahi' post

IPL 2023: On Thursday, CSK shared a mind-boggling video of their captain at the nets the video of which shows Dhoni bowling to Dhoni. It was captioned as: "The Multiverse of Mahi! #WhistlePodu #Yellove."

CSK's mind-boggling 'Multiverse of Mahi' post
Published on Mar 24, 2023 02:22 PM IST

'His face went pale; he never lasted 1 over against me': Saqlain's Indian bunny

Saqlain Mushtaq's duels with Tendulkar, Azharuddin and Dravid were filled with intensity, but there was one batter whom the spinner used dismiss easily.

Saqlain Mushtaq relished bowling against this Indian batter. (Getty)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 03:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

‘Went unsold and I was happy. But later…’: RCB star recalls crazy auction day

The RCB star revealed that he didn't want any franchise to buy him in the 2020 Indian Premier League auction.

RCB players in action.(IPL)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 08:03 PM IST

'Jasprit Bumrah's back is in a fragile state right now. A wrong call may even…'

An India legend has been assigned to exclusively track Jasprit Bumrah's recovery post back surgery.

Jasprit Bumrah's back is currently at a weakened state. (Getty)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 01:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'If Iyer was the...': India legend hints at Suryakumar's removal from WC plan

Legendary India cricketer has now hinted towards the removal of Suryakumar from the 2023 ODI World Cup plans, urging the side to find solution in the absence of Shreyas Iyer.

Shreyas Iyer; Suryakumar Yadav
Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:59 PM IST

‘Nobody retained him in IPL…’: Ex-ENG captain brutally destroys Aaron Finch

Former Australia captain Aaron Finch played for nine franchises in the Indian Premier League.

Aaron Finch walks back.
Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:03 PM IST

'Sachin played 6 WCs to win one': Shastri on India's WTC final, ODI WC chances

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri had a rather astonishing take on India's chances in the two ICC events as he namedropped the legendary Sachin Tendulkar and Lionel Messi to exemplify his statement.

Ravi Shastri; Indian cricket team
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:23 PM IST

MI vs UPW WPL 2023 Eliminator Live Streaming: When and where to watch

Mumbai Indians take on UP Warriorz in the WPL 2023 Eliminator tie, in Navi Mumbai, for a place in the final Follow here the live streaming, when and where to watch details of MI vs UPW cricket match.

MI vs UPW WPL 2023 Eliminator Live Streaming
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:24 AM IST

Jadeja's insane IPL 2023 prediction: 'His brother couldn't win, but he…'

The 2023 Indian Premier League begins on March 31, and the former India star has made a rather interesting prediction ahead of the season opener.

IPL trophy
Published on Mar 24, 2023 10:24 AM IST

Kohli to lead batting charge: How RCB's strongest possible XI looks like for IPL

IPL 2023: The RCB will begin their campaign in the new edition against Mumbai Indians on April 2, and we take a look at their best possible XI for the season.

Royal Challengers Bangalore will play Mumbai Indians in their IPL 2023 opener on April 2 (Sunday) at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium (BCCI/IPL)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 09:49 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Watch: Messi scores incredulous free-kick to reach 800 career goals

Lionel Messi became only the second footballer in history to reach 800 career goals after Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi(YouTube)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 09:22 AM IST

'We also used to receive threats from India...': Afridi on Asia Cup situation

The former Pakistan skipper spoke in detail about the ongoing Asia Cup situation between the two countries.

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi(AFP)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 08:52 AM IST

Gavaskar's 'nothing' advice for struggling Suryakumar Yadav creates ripples

When Sunil Gavaskar was asked about the advice he would give to SKY to get his form back, the legendary batter came up with an unexpected reply.

File photo of Sunil Gavaskar(PTI )
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 11:22 AM IST

'Don't compare Surya with Sanju Samson…': Kapil shuts critics with fiery remark

Kapil Dev said one shouldn't compare Sanju Samson and Suryakumar, feels the team management is doing the right thing by backing a player of SKY's calibre.

Suryakumar Yadav and Sanju Samson
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 09:21 AM IST

'India won't travel to Pakistan for Asia Cup because they are afraid of losing'

With each passing day, the debate whether the Indian cricket team will travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup only intensifies.

Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam during last year's Asia Cup in the UAE. (Getty)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 07:08 AM IST

Bangladesh thrash dismal Ireland by 10 wickets in 3rd ODI, win series 2-0

This was the first time Bangladesh beat any team by 10 wickets.

Bangladesh's Hasan Mahmud (2L) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Ireland's Graham Hume (not pictured) during the third and final one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and Ireland at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet on March 23, 2023. (Photo by Munir uz ZAMAN / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 08:49 PM IST

Fans rejoice as Ben Stokes makes his way to India to join MS Dhoni

England Test captain Ben Stokes has sent the CSK fans into a frenzy by announcing that he is on his way to India now for the IPL.

Stokes will be joining hands with MS Dhoni this season in the IPL
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 07:25 PM IST

'Rahul was sedate. Hardik went into shell': Karthik's fiery take on India stars

Virat Kohli, who scored his first boundary in his 21st delivery, tried to forge partnerships with middle-order batters Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul in the recently concluded encounter at Chennai. According to Dinesh Karthik, Kohli's wicket proved to be the turning point in the 3rd ODI between India and Australia.

Dinesh Karthik feels that Virat Kohli's wicket proved to be the turning point in the 3rd ODI between India and Australia(AP-ANI)
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 06:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rohit reveals why SKY was demoted, explains Rahul, Axar's promotion in 3rd ODI

SKY was retained in the XI for the third match just as Dravid indicated but he did not bat at No.4 as he had done in the first two matches. Instead, SKY was demoted to No.7, a move which surprised many and drew flack from former India cricketers like Ajay Jadeja and Aakash Chopra.

India's captain Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the third one-day international (ODI) vs Australia(AFP)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 06:33 PM IST
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