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Maxwell makes the right start in IPL

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The price tag fetched by Glenn Maxwell surprised many in the last Indian Premier League (IPL) players auction. The Aussie all-rounder was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for $1.95 million despite a mediocre performance by the player over the last few editions of the cricket’s richest T20 franchise-based tournament. Interestingly, in spite of that a bidding war broke out for Maxwell with Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders too going for him apart from RCB, who …

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Youngsters Light Up IPL Opening Night

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has always served as a good platform for youngsters to showcase their talents. The lucrative T20 tournament in India saw a few of them already hogging the limelight in the opening week of action. Harshal Patel is not new to cricket or to IPL as such. Years back, he was chosen as one of the most promising talents to represent India at the Under-19 World Cup. But into his ninth IPL season, Patel was not …

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Chahal, Yadav Look to IPL to Leave a Mark

Chahal, Yadav Look To Ipl To Leave A Mark

It was not very long ago that Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were India’s main spin weapons in the limited-overs formats of the game. But tables have turned on the duo as both are seen fighting a battle for survival. With the ICC Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be played in India later this year, the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) can provide them a last opportunity to leave a mark and cement their places in India’s World Cup squad. …

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A Club vs Country Debate Ahead of IPL

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The country vs club controversy often raises its head in the game of football when leading clubs of the world were seen reluctant over releasing players for national duty. But this has now become a topic of discussion in cricket too. Many top-class cricketers skip playing for their countries when the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) organises its domestic Twenty20 franchise-based tournament — the Indian Premier League (IPL). Almost all cricketers around the world look forward to playing in …

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IPL back in India after a year

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The mega Indian Premier League (IPL) is back in India after a year. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to stage the 14th edition of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament in India across six venues from April 9 to May 30. However, keeping in view the volatile Covid-19 situation in the country the board decided to hold the matches behind closed doors, at least in the initial stages. The BCCI was forced to shift the tournament …

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Pro Kabaddi League is slowly matching the standards of the IPL in India

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The Pro Kabaddi League first began in India in the year 2014. It is getting acceptable prominence today when contrasted with celebrated games like cricket. Various theories have come out about the origin of Kabaddi, which is ancient to India. People say that Kabaddi started or got seen as a worthwhile game only during the 1920s. It is also from this point onwards that it got featured in the Asian Games. In any case, it has not got too many …

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Foreigners Make a Fortune in IPL Auction

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South African all-rounder Chris Morris became the most expensive player in Indian Premier League (IPL) history when Rajasthan Royals signed him for Rs 16.25 crore ($2.2 million) at the IPL player’s auction in Chennai. The Royals, who had Rs 37.85 crore in their kitty, was at the centre of a fierce bidding war with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings. Before Morris raked in the moolah, Australians Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith had earned hefty pay …

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283 foreign players register for IPL auction

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As many as 283 players from different cricket-playing nations of the world will go under the hammer for the much-awaited player’s auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) scheduled to be held in the city of Chennai in India on February 18. While West Indies have the highest representation in 56 players, Australia and South Africa to have a strong presence with 42 and 38 players respectively. Interestingly minnows in world cricket Afghanistan has a strong presence of 30 players …

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Cricketers Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

Cricketers Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

Cricket’s international bio bubbles are not only causing controversy but are affecting the mental health of its inhabitants. Both Tom Banton and Tom Curran have requested leave from their respective teams in the Big Bash. Cricketers have always had to cope with the extra stress of the game itself, which can eat away at the soul due to its idiosyncrasies and elongated nature. Here are five players who suffered from mental health issues. GLENN MAXWELL: The World Cup was an …

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Mumbai Indians win fifth IPL title defeating Delhi Capitals

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IPLT20 Final: Rohit Sharma and Trent Boult helped Mumbai Indians to a 5th time as the champion of IPLT20. This was all the result of perfect management and sane captaincy. Yesterday, the final match of IPLT20 played between Mumbai Indians (defending champions) and Delhi Capitals (could be a maiden champion of dream11 IPL). Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bat first. Trent Boult ceased the Delhi Capitals in the circle overs, picking up two wickets in the powerplay. …

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