IPL 2021 | COVID-19: Chennai Super Kings affected as well

At least two members of the Chennai Super Kings contingent, including bowling coach L. Balaji, have been diagnosed with COVID-19. It means that CSK’s next match, against Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday, will in all likelihood be deferred since Balaji and his “close contacts” will have to be isolated for six days. It was revealed on … Read more IPL 2021 | COVID-19: Chennai Super Kings affected as well

There was enough time to prepare: Mayank

Punjab Kings’ newly-appointed skipper Mayank Agarwal has hinted at the possibility of Chris Gayle or Dawid Malan playing the role of an opener in the upcoming games. Answering questions from mediapersons on Sunday night about the two overseas recruits turning up higher in batting order following K.L. Rahul’s non-availability, Mayank responded, “That’s something we have … Read more There was enough time to prepare: Mayank

COVID-19: Not letting us get back home is a disgrace, says Slater

Cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Slater, who is currently doing commentary in the IPL here, has launched a scathing attack on his country’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not allowing its citizens to return from COVID-19 hit India, calling the travel ban a “disgrace”. Australia has shut its borders and not allowing any commercial flights from India because … Read more COVID-19: Not letting us get back home is a disgrace, says Slater

Rohit Sharma turns 34; Raina, Chahal, Kuldeep lead wishes for ‘Hitman’ | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina and spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav led the way as wishes poured in for star batsman Rohit Sharma on his 34th birthday on Friday. If Raina wished Rohit with a lot of “success” in the coming year, Chahal termed India’s vice-captain as the “love of his life”. … Read more Rohit Sharma turns 34; Raina, Chahal, Kuldeep lead wishes for ‘Hitman’ | Cricket News – Times of India

Now umpires Menon, Reiffel pull out of IPL 2021

Three Australians Andrew Tye, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa have left home due to the unprecedented health crisis in India. India’s top umpire Nitin Menon and his Australian counterpart Paul Reiffel have pulled out of the IPL due to personal reasons. It is learnt that Menon, a resident of Indore, has left the IPL bio-bubble after … Read more Now umpires Menon, Reiffel pull out of IPL 2021

Pulled out of IPL 2021 for mental health, says Adam Zampa

It’s definitely a financial sacrifice, says the Australian crickter who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore Adam Zampa cut his Indian Premier League season short to prioritise mental health over money, the Australia spinner said, amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in India. Zampa is one of three Australian cricketers to pull out of the lucrative … Read more Pulled out of IPL 2021 for mental health, says Adam Zampa

IPL 2021, PBKS vs KKR: Kolkata get campaign back on track with dominating win over Punjab | Cricket News – Times of India

Eoin Morgan would be a happy man. On a day when everything went right for Kolkata Knight Riders, he too got back among runs to lead his side to a much-needed five-wicket victory against Punjab Kings at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday. KKR did suffer a hiccup during the chase when they lost … Read more IPL 2021, PBKS vs KKR: Kolkata get campaign back on track with dominating win over Punjab | Cricket News – Times of India

Captain Morgan, bowlers beat Monday blues to get past Punjab Kings

Skipper Eoin Morgan brought in a sense of calm after early jitters as Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t let a brilliant bowling performance go in vain during their easy five-wicket victory over Punjab Kings in an IPL encounter on Monday. After the bowlers put up a splendid show to restrict Punjab Kings to 123 for 9, … Read more Captain Morgan, bowlers beat Monday blues to get past Punjab Kings

Kolkata Knight Riders: IPL 2021: What’s going wrong for Kolkata Knight Riders? | Cricket News – Times of India

Across the 13 completed editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) the Kolkata Knight Riders have been one of the more popular franchises. A superstar co-owner, some very big international names across seasons and two IPL titles (2012 and 2014) have made KKR one of the more keenly followed teams in the league. They are … Read more Kolkata Knight Riders: IPL 2021: What’s going wrong for Kolkata Knight Riders? | Cricket News – Times of India

IPL 2021: Morris shines as Rajasthan Royals restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 133/9 | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Chris Morris was effective at the death yet again as Rajasthan Royals pacers combined accuracy and guile to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 133 for nine in the IPL on Saturday. Royals pacers, who were smart with change of pace pace, stifled the KKR batsmen who could not find a way to deal with … Read more IPL 2021: Morris shines as Rajasthan Royals restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 133/9 | Cricket News – Times of India