Author: Sahil Jain

Sahil Jain is a cricket geek who loves every format of the game. As a cricket expert, I try to provide as much insight as possible. So far, I've contributed to websites like Sportskeeda, CricXtasy, Fancode, CricketSoccer, [email protected], and others.

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Delhi Capitals fast bowler Avesh Khan admitted that he and Rishabh Pant planned MS Dhoni’s dismissal in DC’s first game of the season against Chennai Super Kings. Avesh said Pant asked him to bowl short of length, and the pacer did just that, which resulted in Dhoni chopping one back onto his stumps. Avesh Khan was one of the most impressive Indian players in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League before it was suspended off. The Madhya Pradesh fast bowler was the joint second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament. He picked up 14 wickets at an average of 16.50.…

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The BCCI confirmed that the Indian team will be travelling to Sri Lanka for a snow series in July later this year. With the Indian Test team and the regular coaches in England, the selectors will name a different team altogether for this tour. Moreover, it is understood that Rahul Dravid and NCA staff might travel with the team as coaches. After the suspension of the IPL 2021, the focus has now shifted to the cricketing summer in England. While New Zealand play a couple of Test matches to kickstart the season, it is the World Test Championship final that…

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David Warner and Michael Slater have denied the rumours of a late-night brawl in Maldives where all the Australians have flown to after the IPL was suspended. While Slater said that there is zero chance of the duo being involved in a brawl, Warner was puzzled from where such news came up. David Warner and Michael Slater have been in the news quite a bit in the couple of weeks. Warner was axed as the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad and was eventually dropped from the playing XI as well. There were multiple reports around rift going on between him…

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Resuming the day on 52/4, the Zimbabwe middle and lower order didn’t last long as they crumbled to 132 allout in the first innings. Hasan Ali picked up another five-wicket haul. In the second essay, the story was more or less the same as Nauman Ali, and Shaheen Afridi combined to pick nine wickets to leave Zimbabwe at 220/9. Pakistan continued to dominate proceedings in this Test match and this Test series and are on the cusp of a 2-0 series white-wash. Zimbabwe still trail by 158 runs and only have one wicket in hand. This will be Pakistan’s second…

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Former India captain Rahul Dravid has said that this is India’s best chance to register a series win in England and predicted a 3-2 win for Virat Kohli and his men. He feels India will be confident after the win in Australia, and the one month after the WTC final will help India prepare really well. The last time India won a Test series in England was way back in 2007. Rahul Dravid was the skipper back then as he led India to a 1-0 win in a three-match Test series. Since then, India haven’t tasted success in England. They…

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Sussex and Kent will clash against each other in the sixth round of the County Championship, starting from May 13. Sussex and Kent will face off against each other in a Group 3 match, starting from May 13. Kent are currently placed last on the points table after securing just 24 points in their first four matches. Kent have lost three matches and have drawn the other game. On the other hand, Sussex are currently fourth in the league after having played five games. Sussex have secured 51 points in their five matches so far, losing three games. They have…

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It has been a tough season for German international. However, the Chelsea manager supports the young forward and feels that his contribution to this team is far beyond that just scoring goals. Timo Werner, who has netted 12 goals this season, played a crucial role in the Blues win over Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals second leg. He also worked tirelessly in the recent win against Manchester City. But people mostly judge him by the number of goals he has scored this season compared to the 34 goals he netted at RB Leipzig in his last season at…

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The La Liga title race is going down the wire as Real Madrid will be hosting Sevilla at Santiago Bernabeu in a very important clash. Los Blancos need to win each of their remaining four matches to win the title after their arch-rivals Atletico Madrid dropped points against FC Barcelona. Zinedine Zidane’s men are just three points away from the summit, and that makes this clash against Sevilla even more exciting. The fun part about this game is that Sevilla are also in the title race though it is a little far fetched. Julian Lopetegui’s men need to win…

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Tim Seifert and Prasidh Krishna became the latest cricketers from the Kolkata Knight Riders camp to test positive for COVID-19. While Seifert is in Ahmedabad and will fly to Chennai for treatment, Krishna tested positive after reaching Bengaluru, his home town. That takes the KKR tally for COVID-19 cases to four after Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier emerged as the very first cases in the IPL 2021. Seifert was scheduled to fly back to New Zealand with the other members of the New Zealand contingent which included various coaches and players participating in the IPL. However, the wicket-keeper batsman will…

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Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan have returned to Bangladesh and will need to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine. However, BCB is hopeful that they can convince the officials to reduce the isolation period. Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman, who were a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, have flown back to Bangladesh after the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League was suspended. The star duo are currently undergoing their mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine. It is learnt that the two of them are in separate hotels in Dhaka. Earlier this week, Cricbuzz had reported that…

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