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MS Dhoni inspiration behind emergence of keeper-captains in IPL: Jos Buttler
In the ongoing IPL, four out of eight franchises will be captained by wicket-keepers and Jos Buttler feels the credit should go to MS Dhoni for setting the trend. Besides Dhoni, who has been Chennai Super Kings' skipper since the inaugural edition in 2008, three more glovesmen -- KL Rahul (Punjab Kings), Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals) and Rishabh Pant (Delhi Capitals) will lead their respective sides.
IPL 2021: Losing Josh Hazlewood a blow, says Stephen Fleming
Australia pacer Hazlewood had withdrawn at the last moment to keep himself fit for upcoming international assignments. Behrendorff was named his replacement last Friday and is yet to arrive, while Ngidi is serving his quarantine after returning midway from South Africa's ODI series against Pakistan.
Dhawan impressed by Pant's calmness on captaincy debut
Delhi Capitals experienced opener Shikhar Dhawan was mighty impressed with Rishabh Pant's leadership qualities, saying the youngster led the team in a calm and composed manner in his first match as captain and will only get better with time.
Harmanpreet's brilliance, Sreejesh's grit fetches India bonus point
The Indian men's hockey team snatched a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Olympic champions Argentina after Harmanpreet Singh kept the side afloat in regulation time with his two goals in the action-packed first game of their FIH Pro League tie here.
Second-string Bayern stumble to 1-1 draw versus Union Berlin
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stumbled to a 1-1 draw at home against Union Berlin on Saturday after conceding an 86th minute equaliser through Marcus Ingvartsen to see their lead at the top cut to five points with six games left.
Sunrisers Hyderabad look to dust the rust against Knight Riders
Flying under the radar has been Sunrisers Hyderabad's wont. They've sort of patented it to consistently make the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL). They were the last team to qualify for the playoffs last season and finished third after their 17-run defeat to Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.
CSK vs DC: Shaw and Dhawan star as Delhi Capitals cruise past Chennai
Prithvi Shaw's sparkling innings of 72 from 38 deliveries and the 138-run opening wicket stand with Shikhar Dhawan (85, 10x4, 2x6) helped Delhi Capitals cruise past Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
IPL: Morris can play different roles for us with the ball, says Miller
As star presence in the Rajasthan Royals (RR) foreign players’ battery is high, the South African batsman, who was picked for 75 lakh by Royals in the 2020 auction after he was released by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), will again have to wait for his turn in the playing XI.
Shakib and Sunil are no different, says KKR skipper Morgan
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan on Saturday backed under-fire all-rounder Sunil Narine to deliver in the ongoing IPL and said the Trinidadian is no different from their latest acquisition, Shakib-Al-Hasan.
IPL: Comeback man Raina, Sam Curran guide CSK to 188/7
Suresh Raina announced his IPL comeback with a blazing 36-ball 54 and powered Chennai Super Kings to a solid 188 for seven against Delhi Capitals on Saturday. Sam Curran smashed away to 34 off only 15 balls to prop up the CSK innings towards the end. Curran hit four fours and two sixes.