Liam Plunkett replaces injured Rabada at Delhi Daredevils

Liam Plunkett replaces injured Rabada at Delhi Daredevils

England fast bowler Liam Plunkett will replace the injured Kagiso Rabada in the Delhi Daredevils squad for the 2018 season of the IPL. Plunkett entry takes the number of England players in the IPL to 11, with Jofra Archer - who is qualifying to play for England - the 12th. Rabada, who was Player of…
1st ODI, England Women tour of India at Nagpur, Apr 6 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

1st ODI, England Women tour of India at Nagpur, Apr 6 2018 | Match...

India women 208 for 9 (Mandhana 86, Deepti 24, Ecclestone 4 for 37) beat England women 207 (Wilson 45, Beaumont 37, Poonam 4-30, Bisht 3-49) by one wicket Smriti Mandhana flicks the ball in front of square BCCIHow would you describe the 2017 Women's World Cup final? A thriller? If so, the next ODI between India…
The other Morkel

The other Morkel

Albie Morkel understands expectation better than most. He knows that while young cricketers can shine in its glow, they can also buckle in its light. For half of his career Morkel was forever going to be a "supercharged Shaun Pollock", or, "the new Lance Klusener", which meant that he receded into his own shadow. He…
Brace yourself for the most closely-fought IPL yet

Brace yourself for the most closely-fought IPL yet

Ten years later, riding over controversy, embracing change, the leading T20 league in the world is back a richer, bigger and better-represented tournament. And yet it is the closest it could be to the original product. After the self-brought trials and tribulations by two teams, we are back to the eight cities that played in…
ESPNcricinfo Smart Stats – a new way to understand T20 cricket

ESPNcricinfo Smart Stats – a new way to understand T20 cricket

Cricket is blessed to have three different formats, which, while retaining the core aspect of the game - bat v ball - are distinctly different in character. But while the game has evolved continuously, and more rapidly than ever before in the last decade, the tools for measuring performances have lagged behind, and the absence…
The XIs: how the teams are likely to start the IPL

The XIs: how the teams are likely to start the IPL

A new season comes with new teams and combinations - how are they all going to shape up? Kings XI PunjabIdeal starting XI: Aaron Finch, KL Rahul (wk), Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, R Ashwin (capt), Mohit Sharma, Barinder Sran, Andrew Tye In Finch and Rahul, Kings XI have two…
Meagre spin options the only weakness for solid Mumbai

Meagre spin options the only weakness for solid Mumbai

Apr 6, 2018 Vishal DikshitESPN The Big Picture Mumbai Indians' first step in the lead up to the 2018 season was to keep the core of their previous squad. They retained captain Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya, and pulled the right-to-match strings to keep Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard. Those are five match-winners…
Rohit endorses mid-season transfer window in IPL

Rohit endorses mid-season transfer window in IPL

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has endorsed the idea of having a football-style mid-season transfer window in this IPL. A provision has been made for a short five-day transfer window. Under the rule, only uncapped players who have played no more than two matches at the halfway mark will be eligible for the transfers. "The…
1st match (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 7 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

1st match (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 7 2018 | Match Preview...

Big picture Vinay Kumar to [Mohit] Sharma, FOUR, top edge over the keeper's head, but Mumbai Indians don't care where the ball has gone. This is a legal delivery, and that means they have won the IPL again May 24, 2015, Eden Gardens. We didn't know it then, but this would be the last bit…
Who’s he playing for this season?

Who’s he playing for this season?

Another year, another IPL, another big auction, which means plenty of reshuffles, reunions and reset buttons as we head into the 11th season of the tournament. As if all the action from the auction wasn't too much to keep track of, there have been injuries and replacements since then, in the weeks leading up to…

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Amir to captain Karachi Kings in do-or-die match against Zalmi – ARY NEWS

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