Rahul Dravid’s son Samit follows his father’s footsteps, scores double ton in U14 cricket
- Rahul Dravid — a name which intrigues you to think about the solidity which he provided to the Indian batting line-up.
- The stalwart of Indian batting force went on to play 164 Test for India and amassed 13288 runs at an average of 52.3.
Digvijay Deshmukh played central character in movie Kai Po Che before Mumbai Indians picked him up in IPL 2020 auction
- The Indian Premier League is a platform that gives chances to lots of young stars of Indian cricket to shine and make a name for themselves in international cricket.
- The recent IPL auction for the 2020 edition saw many unknown names of domestic cricket being bought by the eight franchises.
Gautam Gambhir feels KKR lacks backup options for major players in their lineup
- The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) franchise made full use of their big purse in the recently concluded IPL 2020 auction.
- Meanwhile, Gambhir was optimistic about Pat Cummins winning at-least 3-4 matches on his own of he plays all the games.
Releasing players was the most difficult part ahead of IPL 2020 auction, reveals Mumbai Indians owner Akash Ambani
- The 2020 IPL auctions were a min-bidding affair with all the teams aiming to plug in the holes that exist in their squads before the mega-auctions take place next winter.
- Before the auctions, the franchises had released as well as trade a plethora of players, who they thought didn’t fit into their set-up anymore.
“There can’t be a better team than CSK and better captain than MS Dhoni”- Piyush Chawla
- A bidding war ensued between Kings XI Punjab and three-time champions Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings.
- Apart from Piyush Chawal, another high-profile pick that Chennai Super Kings went for was England’s all-rounder Sam Curran.
KXIP picked up Sheldon Cottrell in desperation: Gautam Gambhir
- Sheldon Cottrell, the left-arm West Indies fast bowler, was picked up by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the auction.
- As per Gambhir, Cottrell doesn’t quite have the accuracy, despite clocking in excess of 145 kmph on a pretty consistent basis.
Rahul Dravid-led NCA refuses to conduct the fitness test of Jasprit Bumrah
- Jasprit Bumrah- India’s premier fast bowler- is currently on a comeback trail after a long injury layoff.
- However, in a major development, the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore has refused to conduct Bumrah’s fitness test.
Sourav Ganguly reveals the reason behind Pat Cummins bagging 15.50 Cr in IPL 2020 auction
- The IPL 2020 auction proved to be a windfall of money on Australian players who had entered hoping to get a big pay-day.
- However, the star of the auction proved to be Pat Cummins who was bought by INR 15.50 crores by Kolkata Knight Riders.
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