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RCB 27/1 (2.5 ov, V Kohli 7*, BB McCullum 16*, Kuldeep Yadav 0/6) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

RCB 27/1  (2.5 ov, V Kohli 7*, BB McCullum 16*, Kuldeep Yadav 0/6) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Toss Kolkata Knight Riders chose to bowl v Royal Challengers BangalorenLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Dinesh Karthik, the new Kolkata Knight Riders captain, opted to bowl in their first match against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore. Royal Challengers chose Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers and Chris Woakes as their overseas players, while…

4th match (N), Indian Premier League at Hyderabad, Apr 9 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

4th match (N), Indian Premier League at Hyderabad, Apr 9 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo
Big picture One returning franchise is already dominating the conversation this IPL, and now it's time for the other to come up on stage and say what's up. But before all that, Rajasthan Royals might just want to check that Chennai Super Kings haven't used up all of the re-beginners' luck. The only player they…

DD 7/0 (1.2 ov, C Munro 2*, G Gambhir 4*, MM Sharma 0/0) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo

DD 7/0  (1.2 ov, C Munro 2*, G Gambhir 4*, MM Sharma 0/0) – Live | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Kings XI Punjab 167 for 4 (Rahul 51, Nair 50) beat Delhi Daredevils 166 for 7 (Gambhir 55, Mujeeb 2-28) by six wickets KL Rahul makes room to go over the off side BCCIKL Rahul blasted the IPL's fastest half-century to give Kings XI Punjab a rousing start to their 2018 IPL campaign. Rahul razed the…

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

1st match (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, Apr 7 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Chennai Super Kings 169 for 9 (Bravo 68, Jadhav 24*, Markande 3-23, Hardik 3-24) beat Mumbai Indians 165 for 4 (Suryakumar 43, Krunal 41*, Watson 2-29) by one wicket Mumbai Indians didn't account for the possibility that Chennai Super Kings, who were coming back from a two-year ban, could also come back from the dead.…

Dream debut proves in vain for young Markande

Dream debut proves in vain for young Markande
2:59 AM ET Vishal DikshitESPN On the eve of the IPL opener in Mumbai, Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming had said they were banking on several 30-plus players because of the experience they brought to the table. "Not often do you see young players come out and make a mark. People talk a lot…

‘Tonight was just my night’ – Bravo

‘Tonight was just my night’ – Bravo
About 20 minutes after winning the match for Chennai Super Kings with a flurry of sixes in the dying moments of what looked like a losing cause, Dwayne Bravo was asked in the post-match press conference about his strategy in the death overs against Mumbai Indians. Bravo asked the journalist a question in reply: "While…

Manzoor Dar goes to the IPL

Manzoor Dar goes to the IPL
In a rare occurrence for a Sunday, there's a hold-up at the bada [big] ground in Sumbal. Five matches that were underway have been stalled; four that were about to begin have been indefinitely postponed: local hero Manzoor Ahmad Dar has been spotted at the ground. The brave ones are marking their run-ups to bowl…

What Smart Stats say about Bravo’s incredible performance

What Smart Stats say about Bravo’s incredible performance
The Dwayne Bravo show While Dwayne Bravo was at the crease, the batsmen at the other end scored 12 off 12 balls, while he made 68 off 30 balls. It fetched him an incredible Smart Strike Rate of 343.14, the highest for the day. ESPNcricinfo LtdBravo's death-overs exploits with the ball were on show as…

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…

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…

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

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

LAHORE: With injury-stricken Shahid Afridi and Imad Wasim dropped out of the key Pakistan Super League match today (Wednesday), Muhammad Amir has been named as the stand-in captain to lead the side against Peshawar Zalmi. Shahid Afridi will miss the PSL eliminator against Zalmi after his knee injury aggravated, while Imad Wasim (the Kings skipper) had…
Key suspect arrested during probe into child pornography business

Key suspect arrested during probe into child pornography business

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Imran Khan takes a dig at PML-N for putting Nawaz’s pic on health card

Imran Khan takes a dig at PML-N for putting Nawaz’s pic on health card

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Saturday lashed out at the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) government for glorifying a convict by putting deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s picture on a public health facility card. Imran Khan, who has been the most vocal against alleged involvement of the ruling party in corruption, called this…