Author: Devansh Poddar

(Cricket News) The Indian wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Karthik has an eye on being a part of India’s T20 World Cup squad. Karthik has thrown a hat in the ring to be considered for selection after having played some exceptional innings for the Royal Challengers Bengaluru. Karthik playing his last ever IPL has been superb in the first half of the league. He has been one of the most successful batters alongside Virat Kohli for an underperforming RCB side this year. His form with the bat has caught the eyeballs of many, including the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. “At this stage…

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(Cricket News) Chennai Super Kings suffered their third loss of the season, losing to the Lucknow Super Giants by 8 wickets. CSK skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad agreed they were short on runs – by about 10-15, he said – and put it down to their middle-overs slowdown. CSK’s scoring rate was decent in the powerplay, scoring 51 of the first 6. The major setback for them was the middle phase of the game. The Lucknow wicket was on the slower side and the CSK batters fell in the trap. They managed to score just 62 runs in the next 10 overs post the…

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(Cricket News) The head coach of Delhi Capitals, Ricky Ponting spoke about the new impact player rule, that has been introduced since the last IPL. Ponting said that the rule has given nightmares to him as a coach but also it a spectacle for all the cricket fans. Ponting said that if the rule is for making the tournament a ‘better spectacle’, then the IPL should retain it. “It’d be really interesting to hear what the public think about it. If the everyday viewer really likes it and thinks it’s good, then it can continue.” “If the average person gets…

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(Cricket News) Rovman Powell, the West Indies T20I captain is desperate to get Sunil Narine back in the West Indies squad for the upcoming T20I World Cup. West Indies will be hosting the global event and would want to prove their merit in their strongest format. Sunil Narine, the West Indian all-rounder has been in red hot form in this years IPL. Their was never a doubt with his bowling ability, but what came into light this year was his batting. Narine was once again made to open the innings for KKR in the IPL and he did not disappoint.…

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(Cricket News) Pakistan’s World Cup winning leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has been appointed as the spin bowling coach of the Bangladesh Men’s national side. Mushtaq has taken over from the legendary Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath in the position. Herath worked with the Bangladeshi side as a spin bowling consultant for the past few years. He joined the side in July 2021 and was appointed as a full-time coach in November 2021. He parted ways with the BCB last year and has now been replaced by Mushtaq, who will work with the side  until the end of the ICC T20 World…

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(Cricket News) The maverick Australian all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell voluntarily asked the RCB management to be left out ahead of the SRH clash in order to give himself a mental and physical break. Maxwell has had a forgettable start to the season failing miserably with the bat. He has aggregated just 32 runs from six innings at an average of 5.33. “For me, personally, it was a pretty easy decision,” Maxwell said on Monday (April 15) addressing the press conference after RCB’s sixth defeat in seven games. “I went to Faf [du Plessis] and the coaches after the last game and…

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(Cricket News) The Bangladeshi pacer, Mustafizur Rahman will be available for the CSK’s fixture against the Punjab Kings on the 1st of May. CSK will host PBKS on the 1st of May. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has extended the leave of Mustafizur, which would allow him to feature in an additional game for the Super Kings. Mustafizur was earlier granted a No-objection certificate to participate in the IPL till the 30th April. BCB has now extended that for a day and has allowed him to stay for one more game for his franchise. Mustafizur has been an integral part of…

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(Cricket News) MS Dhoni and Wankhede sixes, just the love affair that everybody craves to watch. Just when it looked that CSK would score below par in a good batting track at the Wankhede, in walked the Thala and lit up the people at the ground and those crores watching the game on the television. MS Dhoni powered CSK to a formidable total of 206 with his last over heroics. Walking into bat with just 4 balls remaining in the innings, Dhoni smashed Hardik Pandya, the MI skipper for 3 sixes in row and finished with a cameo of 20…

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(Cricket News) Nepal’s big hitting batter, Dipendra Singh Airee scripted history smashing six sixes in an over against Qatar in a ACC Men’s Premier Cup match at Al Amerat on Saturday. Airee became just the third man in T20I history to achieve this feat and enter the record books. Kamran Khan, Qatar’s medium pacer was on the receiving end, who got smashed in the last over of the innings. Nepal started the final over at 174 for 7, and Airee’s heroics took them to a big total of 210. Airee remained unbeaten smashing a wonderful 64 off just 21 balls. The…

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(Cricket News) The assistant coach of Delhi Capitals, Pravin Ambre hailed praises on Fraser-McGurk, the newest addition to the Delhi Capitals. McGurk on his IPL debut was exceptional with his stroke play. He scored a wonderful half century and helped the Capitals to a much needed victory against the Lucknow Super Giants after a few losses. Delhi Capitals were chasing a par total of 168, but given Lucknow’s record at home defending score of 160 or more, it wasn’t going to be that easy. McGurk on his debut came into bat at 3 and occupied the crease along side his…

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