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IPL 2021: Deadline For Player Retention January 21, Trading Window Ends On February 4, Says Brijesh Patel | Cricket News

The mini-auction for IPL 2021 is set to be held some time in February.© Instagram The IPL's governing council has decided that the eight franchises will be allowed to submit the names of their retained players by January 21, the league's chairman Brijesh Patel said on Thursday. Patel and members of the IPL GC recently had a virtual meeting earlier this week where the planning and preparations of the next IPL ...
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Virat Kohli, Others Wish Sourav Ganguly A Speedy Recovery | Cricket News

The cricketing fraternity poured in their wishes for a speedy recovery after Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata after suddenly falling ill. The former India captain felt uneasy when he was at the gym and was taken to Woodlands hospital in Kolkata. BCCI secretary Jay Shah, in a tweet, said that Ganguly is stable and "responding well to treatment". India captain Virat Kohli led the wishes for Ganguly."Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon," Kohli tweeted, tagging the BCCI chief."Former India captain and current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly suff...
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Mumbai Indians Emerge As Most Digitally Engaged Team In IPL | Cricket News

Mumbai Indians established themselves as the most engaging IPL franchise for the 3rd consecutive season.© BCCI/IPL Mumbai Indians has once again reinforced its dominance as one of the most successful sports clubs in India, and a fast emerging Indian sports brand globally. The IPL 2020 winners have established themselves as the most engaging (cumulative engagement across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) IPL f...
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Hardik Pandya Shares Adorable Pic Of Him And Son Agastya | Cricket News

Hardik Pandya was seen holding the small child in his arms with a smile, as the kid merrily beamed away.© Twitter Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was seen laughing with son Agastya in a heartwarming picture, uploaded by the cricketer on social media platform Twitter. Hardik was seen holding the small child in his arms with a smile, as the kid merrily beamed away while facing the camera. "Father and son. ...
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Yearender 2020, IPL: Mumbai Indians Notch Fifth Star, End Of The Line For Many Stalwarts | Cricket News

When the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 finally got off the ground at the United Arab Emirates on September 19, it had gone through the pangs of uncertainty, threatened with being cancelled for the first time since its inception as the COVID-19 pandemic created havoc worldwide. But a fair amount of diplomacy and jugglery by the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officialdom, led by former captain Sourav Ganguly, led to the IPL running the full schedule, even as other ICC events were sent packing into the future. However, it would have been a major surprise if the IPL played second fiddle to any other event, reiterating that if it is c...
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Rohit Sharma, Ritika Sajdeh Celebrate 5th Marriage Anniversary, Cricketer Posts Special Message | Cricket News

Rohit Sharma and wife Ritika Sajdeh celebrate their fifth marriage anniversary on Sunday and the opener shared an adorable post for his partner on Instagram. Rohit, who is set to fly to Australia for the Test series, shared five pictures with his wife, perhaps celebrating the five years of their marriage, and wrote a beautiful message. "5 yrs of affection and we plan to stay not out till the end @ritssajdeh," Rohit wrote on Instagram. Rohit's IPL franchise Mumbai Indians were among many who responded to the post and extended their greetings to the star couple. Ritika also took to Instagram to mark her fifth wedding anniversary. Like her...
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Parthiv Patel Joins Mumbai Indians As Talent Scout | Cricket News

Former India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel has joined defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians as a talent scout. Parthiv announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Wednesday. The former Mumbai Indians player was part of the IPL championship-winning side in 2015 and 2017. The 35-year-old will work closely with the Mumbai Indians coaching staff and scouts' group. "I had enjoyed my cricket playing for Mumbai Indians, those momentous three years with the champion sides remain etched in my memory," Parthiv said in an official statement. "It's time now to turn a new chapter in my life. I am excited, confident, and thankful ...
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Brian Lara Sees No Reason Why Suryakumar Yadav Should Not Be In India Squad | Cricket News

Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara feels Mumbai Indians' "most reliable player" Suryakumar Yadav should have been included in India's squad for the Australian tour, which gets underway on Friday. Suryakumar has scored 5,326 runs at an average of 44.01 in 77 first-class matches while he has amassed 3,492 runs from 165 T20s games averaging at 32.33. The right-handed batsman had a dream run in the recently concluded 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he played a vital role in Mumbai Indians' fifth title win. Suryakumar stood like a wall batting at number three for Mumbai Indians. He scored 480 runs striking at 145.01 in 16 matches bu...
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Mumbai Indians Wish Zaheer Khan, Sagarika Ghatge On Their Three-Year Wedding Anniversary | Cricket News

Zaheer Khan was recently in UAE for IPL 2020© Instagram Taking to social media, Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Mumbai Indians (MI) passed on their wishes to Zaheer Khan and his wife Sagarika Ghatge on their three-year wedding anniversary. The former Indian pacer is currently serving as Director of Cricket Operations for MI, and travelled with them to United Arab Emirates (UAE) for IPL 2020. Taking to Inst...
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Was Disappointed With Australia Snub But Felt Good After Chat With Rohit Sharma: Suryakumar Yadav | Cricket News

Anguished beyond words after being overlooked for the tour of Australia, Suryakumar Yadav found comfort in a pep talk with Rohit Sharma. Soon after his conversation with Mumbai Indians' inspirational captain, Suryakumar's mind was suddenly wired for distraction, and his bat ready to do some more talking. "That time in the gym Rohit was sitting besides me and he just looked at me, and I said, 'obviously, I am a bit disappointed', because he could see that I was expecting some good news," Suryakumar told PTI in an interview. "Later on he was like 'I just believed you have been doing a great job for the team right now, and instead of thinking about tha...