India vs Sri Lanka | Five newcomers who made it

With the big guns busy in England, there was room for fresh faces to be included in the Indian team for the limited-over tour of Sri Lanka. The selectors thus handed maiden India call-ups to five players — Devdutt Padikkal, K. Gowtham, Chetan Sakariya, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Nitish Rana. Stylish opening batsman Padikkal has enjoyed … Read more

India vs Sri Lanka 2021: All You Need to Know

India named a strong 20-man main squad for the six-match limited overs’ series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo from the 13th of July. The continent will be led by veteran batsman Shikhar Dhawan while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be his deputy. Most of the players selected are on expected lines with hardly any surprises. There … Read more

IPL 2021, RCB vs PBKS | Rahul, Gayle, Harpreet put a spoke in the RCB juggernaut’s wheel

Captain’s 91 n.o., West Indian’s 24-ball 46 and left-hander’s game-breaking impact (cameo with bat and scalps of Kohli, Maxwell, de Villiers) earn PBKS a 34-run win It was a night to remember for Harpreet Brar. Playing his first match of the tournament, he returned a terrific all-round performance to guide Punjab Kings to a 34-run … Read more

IPL 2021: Focus was on win, not 100, says Devdutt Padikkal | Cricket News – Times of India

In the first two matches, Devdutt Padikkal scored 11 and 25, struggling with timing on both occasions. But on Thursday night against Rajasthan Royals, his timing was near-flawless as he became only the third uncapped Indian player after Manish Pandey (RCB; 2009) and Paul Valthaty (KXIP; 2011) to score a century (101*). RCB opener is … Read more

IPL 2021: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Lauds ‘Malayalis’ Sanju Samson and Devdutt Padikkal

The first century of IPL 2021 arrived from the bat of Rajasthan Royals’ captain Sanju Samson while the second such score was hit by Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal on Thursday. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor took two Twitter to lad the two ‘Malayalis’ for being the only two to have registered three-figure score in the ultra-rich league this season … Read more

Virat Kohli becomes first batsman to score 6,000 IPL runs

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli became on Thursday the first batsman to score 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). India skipper Kohli reached the milestone in 196 matches and leads the list ahead of Chennai’s Suresh Raina (5,448 runs), Delhi’s Shikhar Dhawan (5,428), Hyderabad’s David Warner (5,384) and Mumbai’s Rohit Sharma (5,368). … Read more

IPL 2021: Stylish Devdutt Padikkal steals thunder from captain Virat Kohli in emphatic 10-wicket victory for Bangalore | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Devdutt Padikkal managed to overshadow none other than the great Virat Kohli with an elegant hundred in Royal Challengers Bangalore’s successful 178-run chase against Rajasthan Royals, in a virtual cakewalk of an IPL contest here on Thursday. It hardly happens that someone as brilliant as Kohli, plays a second fiddle, allowing the talented left-hander … Read more

PUMA India signs long term deals with Washington Sundar, Devdutt Padikkal

Global sports brand PUMA has signed long-term partnership deals with two up and coming players, Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal. The duo joins PUMA’s roaster of cricketers that include Indian captain Virat Kohli, wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul, women’s national cricketer Sushma Verma and former cricketer Yuvraj Singh. Both Sunder and Padikkal have been punching above their … Read more

IPL 2021: Recovered from COVID-19 Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal Fine to Play

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkla having recovered from Covid-19 has said that he is perfectly fine to play in the Indian Premier League when RCB takes the field next. The Karnataka batsman who tested positive for the virus at the start of this month underwent home quarantine and was only allowed to join RCB’s team bubble in … Read more

IPL 2021 | No need for Padikkal to quarantine: Katich

Devdutt Padikkal can join the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team in Chennai immediately after he tests negative for COVID-19, as he does not need to undergo the quarantine process, RCB head coach Simon Katich stated. Big relief This will come as a big relief to RCB, which opens its IPL campaign on Friday at Chennai. … Read more