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‘Keeping fingers crossed’: Delhi Capitals sweat over David Warner’s availability against Gujarat Titans | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting on Tuesday disclosed that an X-ray conducted on David Warner's swollen finger didn't indicate any significant injury. However, a decision regarding his participation in the upcoming IPL game against Gujarat Titans will depend on the results of a fitness test conducted before the match.The Capitals are scheduled to face Gujarat Titans in an away fixture in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, with Warner's fitness being closely monitored.The experienced top-order batsman sustained the finger injury during his batting stint in the previous match against Lucknow Super Giants."David did have an X-ray after the last game. That X-ray came back all clear. But, he's got a lot of swelling around the knuckle on his left hand. We'll give him a fitness te...
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Mitchell Marsh returns to Australia to treat hamstring tear | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals have been dealt a significant blow with the news of Mitchell Marsh's return home to undergo treatment for a tear in his right hamstring. Marsh, who is set to be named Australia's captain for the T20 World Cup in June, was recalled after consultations with the Delhi team management, according to ESPNCricinfo.While a final decision on his availability for the remainder of the IPL season is pending, Marsh's absence leaves a void in the Delhi Capitals' squad, particularly in the all-rounder department.IPL: POINTS TABLE | ORANGE CAP | PURPLE CAPMarsh last played against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 3 and missed their previous two outings against Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants.Marsh's top-score this season has only been 23 versus Rajasthan Royals, wh...
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Australian Jake Fraser-McGurk steps in after idol David Warner falters, and resurrects Delhi Capitals’ hopes

[ad_1] Synopsis: Little-known Aussie hero Jake Fraser-McGurk and familiar show-stealer Kuldeep tango a campaign-lifting victory for Delhi Capitals over Lucknow Super Giants, who suffered their second defeatOnly the stats nerd would instantly recognise Jake Fraser-McGurk. The 22-year-old became the fastest century maker in List A cricket last year when he reached the three-figure mark in merely 29 balls, for South Australia against Tasmania, in a futile chase of 436. However, IPL is a quicksand that has drowned several record-setting overseas batsmen. Fraser-McGurk, though, made an emphatic impression on his debut, rattling off 55 power-drilled runs in 35 balls, pursuing 168 for Delhi’s second win of the season. If handing him the cap was a surprise, shocking was to see him walk in after...
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Delhi Capitals create unique record against Lucknow Super Giants | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals got back to winning ways with a comfortable six-wicket victory over Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL 2024 match on Friday. With this triumph, DC accomplished a feat that no other team has achieved before.Delhi became the first team in IPL history to chase down 160 or more runs against Lucknow and register their second win of the season. The victory was also DC's maiden against LSG in IPL.Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans are among the other teams who have successfully chased down targets against LSG, achieving victories when they chased down 160 and 159 runs respectively.Chasing a target of 168, Delhi didn't have the ideal start as David Warner suffered a blow to his wrists and subsequently chopped one back onto his stumps. However, this setback brought youn...
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Watch: David Warner bonds with daughter over football, cricket ahead of LSG clash | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ahead of the upcoming clash against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), Delhi Capitals (DC) opener David Warner relished a sports-filled day on the field with his daughter.With DC set to face off against LSG at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium on Friday, the teams' standings add an extra layer of anticipation to the encounter.While LSG hold the third position with three wins, a loss, and a total of six points, DC find themselves in dire need of a victory.Sitting at the bottom of the table, DC have managed to secure just one win in five matches, intensifying the importance of the upcoming fixture.POINTS TABLE | ORANGE CAP | PURPLE CAPDC shared a video of Warner playing some football with his daughter on social media platform 'X'. His daughter also had fun doing some catching and batting....
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MI vs DC Playing 11, IPL 2024: Suryakumar Yadav returns; Marsh to miss out from Delhi XI vs Mumbai

[ad_1] Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2024 Playing 11: Hardik Pandya’s MI will meet Rishabh Pant’s DC in an IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.With three defeats in succession, Hardik and his side have a lot of catch-up to do already. A well-rounded unit have not yet clicked as a group and MI will have to ring in some changes before notching up their first points. Meanwhile, DC are coming off a harrowing defeat against KKR in Vizag. The lack of balance between departments have hampered their progress thus far. Let us have a look at predicted XI’s of MI and DC Suryakumar returns Having missed out on the first three games recovering from his recent injury, Suryakumar is expected to return to the Mumbai XI. His arrival will take young Naman Dhir out of the XI, prob...
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DC vs CSK emotional rollercoaster: 4 moments that stood out, including Dhoni’s one-handed six, Prithvi Shaw’s comeback

[ad_1] The Mahi way CSK lost the match in Vizag by 20 runs, but the scenes at the end of the match would have you believe otherwise. As the camera panned to fans in yellow, they were delirious in joy. Their main man turned back the clock once again and CSK fans got their first Thala Darshan of the season. One shot stood out more than most. Sure it was a full toss, but at the pace Anrich Nortje bowls, it’s not the easiest to put away. But Dhoni swung his hammer, one hand off the handle, sending the ball soaring over the fence. The Process to Perfection! 🥳💥#DCvCSK #WhistlePodu #Yellove 🦁💛 pic.twitter.com/YwZYYNLQi5 — Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) March 31, 2024 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It was in Visakhapatnam in April 2005 that a long-haired Dhoni won the hearts of a c...
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DC get off the mark as Rishabh Pant finds his groove and MS Dhoni’s blaze falls short for CSK

[ad_1] Synopsis: Throwback Dhoni and magical Pathirana thrust to defeat by a back-to-near best Pant and a utilitarian bowling groupHope buzzed. The past flickered. For 20-odd minutes, this was 2005 Visakhapatnam again. A dashing young batsman, with hair like peaceful waves, would shred the bowlers to all parts of the ground and enter the heart, head and consciousness of a nation. The hair still flowed, the bat still whirled. Dhoni carved Anrich Nortje for a one-handed six, he clumped Khaleel Ahmed for a six over extra cover, he pulled and heaved, generated thunderous power and had the crowd in pure raptures. Yet, he lost, if at all that matters. He almost rendered the result inconsequential—the spectators would take home the Dhoni blaze, even though his knock could not deny Delhi Capital...
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‘This is something I have built my life on’: Rishabh Pant after leading Delhi Capitals to first win of the season | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Rishabh Pant showcased his leadership prowess by delivering his first IPL fifty since his return from a harrowing car accident as Delhi Capitals secured a 20-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2024 on Sunday.Captain Pant led the charge with a brisk 51 off 32 balls, following a stellar performance by fellow left-hander David Warner, who contributed 52 runs, propelling Delhi to a total of 191-5 in Visakhapatnam.IPL 2024 Points TableDelhi's bowlers put up an impressive display, restricting Chennai to 171-6, securing their first win of the season and handing their opponents a defeat after two consecutive opening victories.Talking about his innings, Pant mentioned that he took some time to settle in before unleashing his strokes. He emphasized that he had been e...
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‘Sight for sore eyes for sure’: Rishabh Pant slams his 1st 50 of IPL 2024 vs Chennai Super Kings

[ad_1] Rishabh Pant slammed his first fifty of IPL 2024 against Chennai Super Kings as the Delhi Capitals captain signalled his comeback to form at Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Pant got to his 50 off just 31 balls before getting out in the next ball itself while attempting to his Matheesha Pathirana for a chip straight down the ground. Pant mistimed his shot and ended up offering a swirling catch to Ruturaj Gaikwad, who caught it after running in from long-off. Follow our IPL 2024 liveblog to follow the DC vs CSK live score Explosion from Rishabh Pant Just before he got dismissed, Pant had entertained the crowd at Visakhapatnam by hitting three consecutive balls from Matheesha Pathirana to the fence: the first one was a towering hit over the ropes at long-on, the second one was again sent t...
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Watch: Airborne Matheesha Pathirana takes a one-handed stunner to get rid of David Warner | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: When chips were down for the team, you need an exceptional effort to shift the momentum and that's exactly what Matheesha Pathirana did during Chennai Super Kings' clash against Delhi Capitals.CSK were looking for a desperate breakthrough after David Warner and Rishabh Pant gave DC a flying start and added 93-run stand for the opening wicket.Warner went hammer and tongs against CSK bowlers before he went for the reverse scoop off Mustafizur Rahman in the 10th over.But little did he know that Pathirana's sensational effort would bring an end to his magnificent knock.The 'Baby Malinga' as he is known as because of his bowling action, jumped to his right and grabbed a mid-air one-handed stunner to leave his teammates and fans completely dumbstruck.Earlier, DC captain Risha...
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IPL 2024: Can Rishabh Pant and Delhi Capitals get it right against Chennai Super Kings? | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] VISAKHAPATNAM: Struggling to find the winning touch, Delhi Capitals will face a tough challenge when they take on in-form Chennai Super Kings at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Sunday. The Capitals have made this port city their home ground for the first two games and also had their preseason training here. They need to play out of their skins against Super Kings, a team they have failed to beat in their last four outings.Just like when IPL began, all eyes will be on Rishabh Pant, who has regained full fitness to lead the side and also keep wickets. However, with their batters not firing as a unit, Capitals suffered a four-wicket loss to Punjab Kings and suffered a 12-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals. It was once again left to David Warner (78) to do the bulk of the scoring, while M...
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How the much-chided Riyan Parag composed his IPL-best to orchestrate RR’s win over DC

[ad_1] Synopsis: Delhi set up the game with early breakthroughs but Riyan Parag, in his new role, turned the tide. Despite early wickets, David Warner posed a threat but Avesh Khan would see off the game for Rajasthan.Parag thrives at no. 4 After the early setbacks, it was the wild card entry of Ravichandran Ashwin at no. 5 that spiced up Rajasthan’s innings. Three polished sixes in the space of a couple overs amped up a désolante run rate. Shouldering the innings for much of its entirety, however, fell upon the newly promoted number four, Riyan Parag. It’s been one of the recurring queries over the past few seasons – how long can Rajasthan persist with him? The hype has been there since he first arrived on the IPL stage, but the returns haven’t come. The trolls have followed. “People ha...
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‘Focus is always on the execution and back my yorkers’: Rajasthan Royals pacer Avesh Khan after his match-winning final over | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Young Rajasthan Royals pacer Avesh Khan held his nerves to deliver an outstanding final over, handing Delhi Capitals their second successive defeat of the IPL 2024 season in Jaipur on Thursday.Needing 17 off the last over, Delhi could all manage 4 runs courtesy fine yorker length deliveries by Avesh as Rajasthan registered 12-run win, their second of the season.Explaining his approach, Avesh, who returned figures of 1/29, clearly stated that his plan was clear to back his strengths and focus was on the execution."My plan was clear, one side was longer and I wanted to bowl wide yorkers. I gave myself 5 seconds every ball to think and then execute the plan. If the batters play a good shot, it's good for him, but I always back my yorkers," Avesh said at the post-match pres...
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Cricket Australia drops David Warner, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar from central contracts list 2024-25

[ad_1] FIle photo of David Warner and Marcus Stoinis. These two along with Ashton Agar were left out of the Cricket Australia’s central contract list for the year 2024-25. | Photo Credit: B. Jothi Ramalingam Veteran opener David Warner, who has retired from ODI and Test cricket, along with all-rounders Ashton Agar and Marcus Stoinis, was on March 28 dropped from Cricket Australia's list of centrally-contracted players for the 2024-25 season. Besides, Victoria opener Marcus Harris and pacer Michael Neser have also missed out on contracts that were offered to 23 players, stated a report by 'cricket.com.au'. Australia have a hectic season ahead that will feature the T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies in June and a home Test series against India towards the end of the year among other...
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IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant set for big milestone against Rajasthan Royals | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals' skipper Rishabh Pant is poised to etch his name in IPL history during the highly anticipated match against Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Thursday evening.Pant, aged 26, returns to the IPL arena after missing last year's edition due to injuries sustained in a road accident, aiming to become the first cricketer worldwide to achieve the milestone of playing 100 IPL matches for the Delhi Capitals.With 99 appearances under his belt, Pant stands shoulder to shoulder with Amit Mishra as the most-capped players for Delhi. However, this match will see Pant surpass Mishra's record and complete a century of IPL appearances for the franchise.Since assuming the captaincy in 2021 following Shreyas Iyer's injury, Pant has been a stalwart f...
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‘Just want to enjoy…’: Rishabh Pant makes emotional comeback to IPL after 2022 car crash | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: India's dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman, Rishabh Pant, expressed deep emotions ahead of his comeback to elite cricket during the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday, marking his return to the Delhi Capitals squad after a harrowing 2022 car crash.In his first match since the accident, Pant took on the role of captain for the Delhi Capitals as they faced off against Punjab Kings in their opening IPL fixture at Mullanpur.Speaking at the toss after Delhi was invited to bat first, Pant revealed, "Really emotional time for me. Just want to enjoy the moment."SCORECARD: Punjab Kings vs Delhi CapitalsPant's return follows a tumultuous 15-month hiatus from cricket after the horrific car crash in December 2022. The accident left him with multiple injuries, including a damaged lig...
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Virat Kohli completes 1,000 runs against Chennai Super Kings in IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Star Royal Challengers Bengaluru batter Virat Kohli reached a significant milestone on Friday as he completed 1,000 runs against Chennai Super Kings during the IPL 2024 season opener in Chennai.Despite a somewhat subdued performance with the bat, Kohli managed to score 21 runs off 20 balls, including a six, at a strike rate of 105.This achievement now places RCB's Kohli's tally against CSK at 1,006 runs in 32 matches, boasting an average of 37.25.Within these innings, he has notched up nine half-centuries, with his highest score being an unbeaten 90.While Kohli's record against CSK is impressive, the title for the most runs scored by a batter against a single opposition belongs to Delhi Capitals' (DC) David Warner, who has amassed a remarkable 1,105 runs against Punjab ...
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Australia coach says Steve Smith likely to stay on as opener for India series despite horror show in new role

[ad_1] Steve Smith’s reinvention as an opener in Tests for Australia has so far been a disaster, with the batter managing just 171 runs at an average of 28.50 since taking up the new role. Slotting in as an opener after David Warner’s Test retirement, Smith has managed to score just 51 runs at 12.75 during the recent Test tour of New Zealand. This has led to calls Down Under to abandon the Steve Smith experiment. Australia are currently second in the standings for the World Test Championship final with 90 points, behind India. But Smith has received crucial backing to continue in the role by Australia coach Andrew McDonald. “Not to say there won’t be changes, but at the moment we’ve won 2-0 here (vs New Zealand), and had a 12-Test run where we won eight with (four) of those being away ...
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‘Keep smiling’: Rishabh Pant’s first message after being declared fit for IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: After suffering terrible injuries in a vehicle accident in 2022, top wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was cleared to play in the Indian Premier League beginning this month.After missing the previous season, Pant is expected to rejoin the Delhi Capitals. He may also represent India in the June T20 World Cup in the United States and the West Indies."After undergoing an extensive 14-month rehab and recovery process, following a life-threatening road mishap... Rishabh Pant has now been declared fit," the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement on Tuesday.Following the BCCI announcement, the 26-year-old posted a picture of himself on Instagram with the caption: "Keep smiling."Pant had crashed his Mercedes SUV while going to Dehradun from Delhi befor...