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

Gaikwad banks on core strength of adaptability to impress in maiden India outing

Gaikwad joins the illustrious list of Maharashtra cricketers like Chandu Borde and Kedar Jadhav, who have played for India Overwhelmed by emotion after getting his maiden India call-up, batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad on Friday said he would be banking on his ability to adapt quickly when he tries to make an impression during the upcoming tour … 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: Ruturaj Gaikwad making it count for Chennai Super Kings | Cricket News – Times of India

5, 5 and 10 were Ruturaj Gaikwad’s scores from his first three outings at IPL 14. Despite the below-par start to the season, Chennai Super Kings’ coach Stephen Fleming was ready to throw his weight behind him. CHENNAI: 5, 5 and 10 were Ruturaj Gaikwad‘s scores from his first three outings at IPL 14. Despite … Read more

IPL 2021, CSK vs SRH: Players have taken more responsibility this year, says MS Dhoni | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chennai Super Kings‘ pathetic run last season was the result of a longer quarantine, change in venue and lack of competitive cricket in build-up but this year the players have taken more responsibility while performing their roles, skipper MS Dhoni said on Wednesday. CSK regained the top spot with a convincing seven-wicket win … Read more

IPL 2021, CSK vs SRH: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis star in Chennai’s comfortable win | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: A common factor in Chennai Super Kings’ victories in IPL-14 has been the performance of their openers — Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad. The duo took a few games to make an impact but once they found their mojo – the pair has been unstoppable. Against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Arun Jaitley Stadium … Read more

IPL 2021: Jadeja’s blazing fifty powers CSK to 191/4 against RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Chennai Super Kings scored 191 for four against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Sunday. Ravindra Jadeja smashed 62 off 28 balls and lifted CSK to a competitive total. Jadeja took on Harshal Patel, who has been the pick of RCB bowlers, and whacked five sixes in his final … Read more

IPL 2021: The Chennai Super Kings revival | Cricket News – Times of India

IPL 2020 was a season the Chennai Super Kings brigade would want to forget in a hurry. For the first time in the history of the tournament and in all the editions till then that CSK had played (11), the MS Dhoni led side failed to make the cut for the play-offs. In fact the … Read more

Indian Premier League 2021 | Du Plessis makes my job easier, says Ruturaj Gaikwad

The opening duo notched up dazzling half-centuries while stitching a 115-run partnership to give CSK the best possible start. Young Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad says Faf du Plessis’ ability to play innovative shots and take on the bowlers makes “my job easier” at the other end. Gaikwad (64), du Plessis (95) and pacer … Read more

IPL 2021, KKR vs CSK: Faf du Plessis and Deepak Chahar set up CSK’s 18-run win over KKR | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Faf du Plessis‘ magnificent 95 not out and Deepak Chahar‘s impressive four-wicket haul outshone dazzling half centuries from Andre Russell and Pat Cummins as Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 18 runs in their IPL match on Wednesday. Put in to bat, CSK posted a big total of 220 for 3, riding … Read more