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Exclusive: Upbeat Tinu Yohannan in it for the long run

“All teams are good and competitive on their day. It depends on conditions, mindset of the players. The back-up players are being groomed. There has to be competition for the players in the starting XI.” Unabashed and straightforward, new Kerala head coach Tinu Yohannan has an air of confidence in …

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Exclusive: Virat Singh aims for “immediate impact” in Sunrisers colours

What does it take to be a successful athlete? Talent, skill and tenacity are the basic requirements but can these factors guarantee you any success? Not really. Actually, it is the luck factor which matters more than we think in any athlete’s career (and life in general). Along with skills, …

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Exclusive: CPL Marketing Head Chris Watson speaks to CricketNews on “CPL Live Stream”

The Caribbean Premier League has wowed cricket audiences over the last few years, entertaining them with high-quality games and action. In the present scenario, where sports has had to take a backseat due to the threat of the coronavirus, the organizers of the CPL have decided to surprise their fans …

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Exclusive – Tom Moody chats ahead of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) live stream

With the world on a lockdown, people are frantically searching for content to consume, and the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has decided to stream classic games from the last seven years of the tournament with a new set of commentators who will be viewing these games for the first …

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Jaydev Unadkat on his stellar Ranji season, camaraderie with Steven Smith, IPL 2020 aspirations and more

Jaydev Unadkat is someone who made his Test debut at the young age of 19 years. A bowler who was once being tipped as ‘one for the future’ by none other than the legendary Wasim Akram. A player who has commanded hefty price-tags during each of the last three Indian …

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Ajaz Patel refuses to be just a back-up option

The much-anticipated Test series between India and New Zealand, which starts on Friday at the picturesque Basin Reserve, has already been branded as the battle between the two world-class pace bowling attacks. Since the pitches in this part of the world are tailor-made for swing and seam bowlers, very few …

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Meet Kyle Jamieson, New Zealand’s Morne Morkel in the making

At six feet and eight inches (2.03 metre), the 25-year old uncapped pacer Kyle Jamieson is the tallest cricketer in the Blackcaps’ camp. In fact, for his height and some similarity in bowling action, the youngster has already been tagged as New Zealand’s Morne Morkel in the making. And now, …

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How IPL inspired Japan’s Shogo Kimura to switch from baseball to cricket

They say the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the greatest annual cricketing spectacle in the world. Yes, Test matches, the World Cups and the World T20s have its own flavour and importance, but purely on the basis of glamour, cricketaintment as well as the monetary benefits of the players, the …

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Rahul Dravid: Indian pacers inspiring younger generation of cricketers

At present Indian cricket is witnessing some sort of a renaissance in fast bowling at the senior level. Throughout the past year and a half the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma had continued to out-bowl the spinners even on slow-low pitches. Perhaps, for the …

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Phil Simmons backs Virat Kohli’s idea of marketing Test cricket

Unlike what we see in England and Australia, here in the sub-continent Test cricket is no exactly the most popular format from the point of view of crowd attendance at the venue. There will be hardly a seat empty at the stands during an ODI, T20I or and IPL fixture …

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