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Nathan Coulter-Nile
Nathan Coulter-Nile. (Photo by James Worsfold/Getty Images)

IPL 2019: Nathan Coulter-Nile expected to join the RCB camp by April 13

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have not got off to an ideal start in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • However, along with him, Nathan Coulter-Nile was expected to join the team as well. But the fast bowler is yet to link up with the squad.
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‘He got into a brawl’ – Mahela Jayawardene funnily mocks Jasprit Bumrah over his swollen eye

  • When the Mumbai Indians (MI) hosted the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Wankhede, all eyes were on one man in the second innings.
  • 88 runs came off the last six overs of this match and it needed special efforts from the bowlers to put breaks on CSK’s winning streak.
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KL Rahul is respectful towards women, reckons KXIP owner Preity Zinta

  • Back in January, KL Rahul got himself tangled in a controversy after his remarks on the TV show Koffee With Karan.
  • Zinta said that the incident would teach Rahul and also sounded happy with the batsman’s return to form.
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Shivnarine Chanderpaul does the unbelievable; smashes 210 runs in a T20; team scores 303

  • In what is a first in the shortest format of the game, former West Indies cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored 210 runs in a T20 match.
  • Chanderpaul is one of the greatest to have played for the West Indies, yet one of the least celebrated cricketers.
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There are some chinks in Kohli’s batting against spinners, opines VVS Laxman

  • In this light, former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman has shifted our focus on Kohli’s weakness against spin.
  • Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to up their ranks from the bottom-most position in the points table this season.
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IPL 2019: David Warner-Jonny Bairstow alliance like Rooney-Ronaldo, reckons Eoin Morgan

  • England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan has hailed the partnership between Jonny Bairstow and David Warner for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • One of the reasons behind Sunrisers’ impressive start to the season is the form of their openers – Warner and Bairstow.
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Pakistan has a high chance of winning the World Cup, says Azhar Ali

  • The ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales will commence from May 30 and will see the top 10 teams battle it out for the title of World Champions.
  • Azhar Ali, one of the finest batsmen in the current generation, played 53 ODIs for Pakistan before calling it quits in the 50-over format in 2018.
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ICC World Cup 2019: South Africa still undecided on final squad for the mega event

  • South Africa have boasted of some of the best players, including the likes of AB de Villiers, Shaun Pollock and Dale Steyn.
  • However, ahead of the next edition of the mega event in England and Wales, the African nation is undecided on their final squad.
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