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Dinesh Karthik Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Jab, Chris Lynn Trolls His Camouflage Pants | Cricket News

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik received his first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. The veteran gloveman took to Twitter to share a picture of him getting the vaccine. However, it was Australian batsman and former KKR star Chris Lynn who grabbed the limelight with some hilarious banter. "Could have at least worn pants," Lynn wrote in his reply to Karthik's tweet, referring to the camouflage pants that his former teammate is seen wearing in the picture. Could have at least worn pants - Chris Lynn (@lynny50) May 11, 2021Karthik came up with a witty response himself."I was thinking shorts like you, then...
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New Zealand Test Players Likely To Leave Maldives For UK This Weekend: Gary Stead | Cricket News

Kane Williamson, who plays for SunRisers Hyderabad, is in the Maldives after IPL 2021 was postponed.© BCCI/IPL New Zealand head coach Gary Stead on Tuesday said the Kiwi players who are in Maldives are likely to depart for the UK this weekend. After the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, UK-bound Kiwi Test cricketers headed to Maldives and now t...
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Watch: Kolkata Knight Riders’ Pat Cummins Shares Vlog Of His Journey From Australia To Chennai For IPL 2021 | Cricket News

KKR's Pat Cummins shared a video of the journey from Australia to Chennai for IPL 2021.© BCCI/IPL Australia and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins shared a vlog on his official social media handle, of his journey from Australia to Chennai for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The video of his journey to Chennai for IPL 2021, is the first on Cummins'...
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“Some Senior Indian Guys Don’t Like Restrictions” But We Felt Safe In IPL Bubble: Mumbai Indians’ Fielding Coach | Cricket News

Mumbai Indians fielding coach James Pamment has claimed that some senior Indian players did not like being subjected to restrictions inside the currently-suspended IPL's bio-bubble but it felt completely safe till the time cases from participating teams hadn't come to light. Pamment did not elaborate on his assertion about the Indian players and did not take any names either. The IPL was suspended on May 4. "Some of the senior Indian guys don't like being restricted and told what to do," he was quoted as saying by stuff.co.nz."But we did feel safe - at no point did we feel the bubble would be compromised ... We felt the travel was always going to be...
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Chennai Super Kings Share Memorable IPL 2021 Recap Video | Cricket News

Last week, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) postponed the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season after seveal players and support staff of some of the teams tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement came after Sunrisers Hyderabad's Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals' Amit Mishra tested positive for coronavirus. Two cricketers from the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) camp, too, had tested positive. Then, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) also informed that their bowling coach L Balaji was positive. On Tuesday, CSK, the three-time IPL champions, took their fans down memory lane with a video of some of the memorable moments from IPL 2021. “A...
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Ashley Giles Hints At Introducing New Faces To England Squad For New Zealand Tests | Cricket News

Ashley Giles, the managing director of England men's team, on Monday hinted that there could be some new faces in the team squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand. With the postponement of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, all England players are available for selection, but Giles said that the management is in ho hurry to rush players back into action. "What we do know and what's not going to change is that given the weight of cricket, given the Ashes series, and we don't know what conditions that's going to be played in with regard to a Covid environment, we are going to need a bigger group of players," ESPNcricinfo quoted ...
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SunRisers Hyderabad Owners Donate Rs 30 Crore For COVID-19 Relief Work | Cricket News

Sun TV Network, the parent company of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH), will be donating Rs 30 crore to help the people fighting the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The second wave of coronavirus has infected many people, and the number of COVID-19 positive cases has been increasing at an alarming rate in the country."Sun TV Network is donating a sum of Rs.30 crores to provide relief to those affected by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be spent on several initiatives currently under way at various states of lndia including the following: 1. Donations to the various programmes initiated by ...
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Mumbai Indians’ Jimmy Neesham Doubtful Of IPL, T20 World Cup Taking Place In India This Year | Cricket News

New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham doesn't think that there is any chance of the remaining 31 matches of Indian Premier League happening in India this year, after the tournament got postponed due to COVID-19 cases inside the bio-bubble. He also has serious doubts whether India would be able to host the 16-team T20 World Cup later this year. India is in the midst of its worst ever health crisis in last 70 years with the country recording 400,000 cases on a daily basis with at least 4000 deaths on an average. Both IPL and T20 World Cup are set to be re-scheduled to the United Arab Emirates. "If it did start up again, I doubt the IPL would be in Ind...
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West Indies Players In IPL Are Back Home, Says Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave | Cricket News

All the Caribbean players, who participated in the currently postponed Indian Premier League, have reached home following concerted efforts by the BCCI and their respective franchises, Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave has said. The IPL had to be postponed on May 4 after multiple COVID-19 cases came to light inside the tournament's bio-bubble which wasn't as foolproof as the last edition in the UAE. Top West Indies players like their white-ball captain Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and Fabien Allen were a part of the league. In all, nine West Indies cricketers competed in...
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Mother’s Day: Rohit Sharma Extends Wishes On Mother’s Day With Adorable Post. See Pics | Cricket News

Rohit Sharma shared a cute picture of his wife Ritika holding their daughter in her arms.© Instagram Rohit Sharma, captain of the Mumbai Indians, took to Twitter to share a series of pictures of his wife Ritika, daughter Samaira and mother Purnima to extend his wishes on the occasion of Mother's Day. Along with the pictures, Rohit wrote an adorable message to reve...