Chennai Super Kings scored a superb 191/4 at the Wankhede in Mumbai to earn a commendable performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore, who could only manage 122/9 in the end. CSK won match number 19 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season and moved top of the table, sealing a fourth successive win. Meanwhile, RCB suffered their first loss and slipped to second place. Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja packed a powerful punch with bat and ball to help CSK win. Batting first, CSK were off to a strong start and the openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis added 74 for the first wicket. The RCB came back and reduced CSK to 111/3. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja stunned RCB by smashing Harshal Patel in the 20th over. He scored 36 runs in that over to help CSK get to 191. RCB were off to a decent start before CSK hit back as they kept taking wickets. Jadeja was exceptional with the ball as well, taking figures of 3/13.
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UP, CLOSE & PERSONAL: I LIKE EATING KADI CHAWAL — BHUVNESHWAR KUMAR
Kumar is a right-arm fast-medium bowler who swings the ball both ways efficiently, especially adept at creating late swing, and a useful lower order right-handed batsman. His talent was first noticed in a T20 match against Pakistan, where he successfully took a three-wicket haul. After adding pace in his bowling, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has become Team India’s match winner, picking wickets in the process.
MOST CONTROVERSIAL XI OF ALL-TIME IN CRICKET
Cricket, also known as the gentleman’s game, has had its fair share of controversies over the years. While most of the controversies have been related to match-fixing allegations and sledging, in some cases, players have tarnished their image with their off-the-field lifestyle and remarks. Keeping all that in mind, we present you the most controversial XI of all time:
Is Rishabh Pant Capable Of Leading India After Virat?
According to former India stumper Saba Karim, while Pant has a refreshing attitude towards the game, it is too early to decide...
India-Pakistan Combined T20I XI Of Current Players
The two Asian giants only play against each other in ICC events or multi-team events like the Asia Cup. Though both teams have played plenty of Tests and One-Day Internationals against each other, the same can’t be said about the shortest format of the game. Both teams have met 8 times in T20I cricket, with India winning 7 of them, including the most recent one in 2016. While India are currently second in the T20I rankings, Pakistan are fourth. Nevertheless, players from both India and Pakistan continue being part of fantasy teams of fans on both sides of the border. And, with the T20I World Cup scheduled to be held later this year in India, both teams could cross path more than once. Ahead of the marquee event, we’ve curated a list of the combined T20I of current players.
6 Greatest All-Round Performances In International Cricket
On November 17, 2008, he had smashed 118 off 122 balls against England to take India to a decent score of 292/9. His knock was comprised of 15 fours and 2 sixes...
RANKED: THE BEST FAST BOWLERS IN THE WORLD AT THE MOMENT
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Why Hardik Pandya Should Lead India In Sri Lanka
Veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have emerged as the two main contenders for the big role. Dhawan undoubtedly is a deserving contender when he one looks at his commendable contribution to Indian cricket...
Is Kane Williamson Really As Good As Virat Kohli?
As per Vaughan, critics are scared to place Williamson on the same pedestal as Kohli for the fear of being badgered on social media...
Rating The Top 8 Wicketkeepers In The World Currently
Veteran Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahman has found a place at the bottom of our list. Rahman has been a part of the Bangladesh nation...
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"I LIKE TO EAT MUTTON BIRYANI" — ZAHEER KHAN