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IPL 2024: Lucknow Super Giants eye home advantage against Delhi Capitals | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] LUCKNOW: Sitting on the third spot in the table with six points after winning three matches, including two on their home turf, the Lucknow Super Giants will be looking forward to beating a struggling Delhi Capitals who are at the bottom of the pile, winning only one of the five matches they have played so far.IPL ORANGE CAP | IPL PURPLE CAP | IPL POINTS TABLELSG have lost only one game against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur. However, LSG will have to deal with the injury woes of their pace unit as young pace sensation Mayank Yadav, who bowls thunderbolts in excess of 150 kmph, may be out of action in Friday's match due to an abdominal niggle.Though without Mayank and left-arm pacer Mohsin Khan, LSG performed well in their match against Gujarat Titans as fast medium Yash Thakur took a ...
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IPL 2024: All eyes on Mayank Yadav as Lucknow Super Giants eye hat-trick | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) will bank heavily on their 21-year-old star pacer Mayank Yadav as they look forward to scoring a hat-trick of victories against Gujarat Titans at Ekana International Stadium on Sunday.LSG began their IPL campaign with a defeat to Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur but made a quick comeback by winning the next two games against Punjab and RCB.The Titans, led by young captain Shubman Gill, have played four matches with two victories and two defeats and need to win against LSG to strengthen their position. With the brilliant performance by its players, especially the express pace of Mayank, LSG have begun the league well.Against PBKS, Mayank took charge of the bowling attack and rattled the batters with his thunderbolt deliveries. He has emerged as the...
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What Mayank Yadav is ‘doing really well’? Lucknow Super Giants’ star explains | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Following Lucknow Super Giants' (LSG) emphatic win against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), star batter Quinton De Kock praised the remarkable pace of Mayank Yadav, hailing his performance as a game-changer in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season.LSG delivered a commanding performance at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday, securing a thumping 28-run victory over RCB.Mayank Yadav's searing pace left the opposition batting lineup in disarray, propelling LSG to their second consecutive win in the tournament.The Delhi tearaway showcased his prowess by becoming the sixth bowler in IPL history to claim three-wicket hauls in two consecutive matches. Clocking an astounding speed of 156.7 kph, Yadav unleashed the fastest delivery of the ongoing season, ranking...
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How the ‘child of wind’ Mayank Yadav has emerged as the wind beneath LSG’s wings

[ad_1] Synopsis: Propelled to 181 by Quinton De Kock and Nicholas Pooran, Lucknow seal the eve thanks to India’s latest 150 clicks sensation.It was none other than Ian Bishop, a distinguished pace-bowling savant himself, who bestowed the title upon India’s latest 150 clicks sensation. He’s played all of two games but Mayank Yadav is already a strong contender for the household name of the season. And for good measure. On Tuesday, bowling on a two-paced wicket, the 21-year-old stuck to a singular approach. One he had imbibed at an early age: wind em’ up with pace. That he was able to use it to perfection against a pair of Australians, first-team starters no less, made his match-winning spell of 3/14 all the more special. Mayank Yadav enters the Top 5⃣ leaderboard ⚡️⚡️ Recap the lightenin...
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‘My aim is to play for India’: Mayank Yadav’s ultimate dream | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Two matches and two Player of the Match awards, Mayank Yadav could not have asked for a better start to his IPL career. The young pace sensation now harbours a dream of representing the Indian cricket team in the future.Mayank fashioned Lucknow Super Giants' 28-run victory over Royal Challengers Bengaluru with scorching spell of 3/14 in just 4 overs. He also bettered his own record of 155.8 KMPH for the fastest ball of this season, unleashing a 156.7 KMPH delivery against RCB.Mayank expressed that beyond winning the Player of the Match award, he finds joy in the fact that his bowling prowess played a pivotal role in Lucknow Super Giants' victory."I feel very good, winning two POTM awards, but I am happier that we won both the matches. My aim is to play for India as much...
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‘It’s an action you haven’t…’: RCB skipper Faf du Plessis lauds pace sensation Mayank Yadav | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Quinton de Kock's masterful fifty coupled with the youthful brilliance of pace sensation Mayank Yadav propelled Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) to a commanding 28-run victory over Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in their IPL clash on Tuesday.Lucknow's innings were anchored around the astute batting display of de Kock, who crafted a superb 81 off 56 deliveries. De Kock's innings provided the much-needed stability to the LSG's batting lineup, allowing them to construct a competitive total of 181 for five.Nicholas Pooran also played a crucial role, remaining unbeaten on 40 from just 21 balls, providing valuable support to De Kock's innings.In response, RCB briefly threatened to chase down the target of 182, primarily through the explosive batting of Mahipal Lomror, who blazed...
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IPL 2024, RCB vs LSG Highlights: Quinton de Kock fifty, Mayank Yadav’s fiery pace give Lucknow Super Giants 28-run win over Royal Challengers Bengaluru | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Quinton de Kock's brilliant half-century and the dynamic bowling display from Mayank Yadav propelled Lucknow Super Giants to a commanding 28-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL encounter on Tuesday.Lucknow's total of 181 for five was anchored by De Kock's impressive 81 off 56 balls, complemented by Nicholas Pooran's unbeaten 40 off 21 deliveries.Despite a brief surge from RCB led by Mahipal Lomror's aggressive 33 off just 13 balls, Mayank Yadav's fiery three-wicket haul (3/14) ensured the hosts were restricted to 153 all out.But in reality, RCB's chase never really took off – partly by their own follies and partly by the excellence of Lucknow bowlers.Lucknow opened the bowling with two spinners – Manimaran Siddharth and Krunal Pandya – and it did s...
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Watch: Nicholas Pooran hits a massive 106m six, joins ‘Club 100’ in IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Lucknow Super Giants batter Nicholas Pooran was on a six-hitting spree on Tuesday, and in the process, he became the 36th player to hit 100 or more sixes in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) while playing against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in Bengaluru.The highlight of Pooran's five sixes, during his unbeaten 21-ball 40 runs knock, was his monstrous 106m biggie, his second of the innings and the milestone 100th one, which delighted the crowd to the fullest.Also Read: How to watch IPL 2024 live in USA, Canada and MENA regionPooran launched an attack on England pacer Recce Topley, hitting him for three back-to-back sixes in the penultimate over of the innings. Pooran didn't stop there, as he dispatched Mohammed Siraj for two consecutive sixes, taking his h...
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Revealed: The brain behind making LSG skipper KL Rahul an ‘Impact Player’ | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Lucknow Super Giants head coach Justin Langer took the initiative to designate KL Rahul as the 'Impact Player' and appointed Nicholas Pooran as captain for their Indian Premier League match against Punjab Kings in Lucknow on Saturday.Although the 'Impact Player' rule was introduced last season, it's a rarity to witness a captain being bestowed with this title.IPL 2024 Points TableThe decision to have Pooran emerge for the toss left everyone taken aback."KL is coming back from injury and we're looking to give him a break in such a long tournament, but he'll play as an impact player today. Everyone must take the opportunities and perform at their best," Pooran said at the toss.Rahul, who missed four Tests against England due to a quadriceps injury which healed "90 percent...
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IPL 2024: Lucknow Super Giants seek first win as they host Punjab Kings | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] LUCKNOW: After facing a setback in their opening game against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) will aim to register their first victory in the ongoing season when they face Punjab Kings at the Ekana international cricket stadium on Saturday. With zero points, LSG are at the bottom of the points table, having lost the only match that they played. Punjab Kings hold fifth position after winning one of their two matches.LSG will play their first home match of this IPL season. Opening batter Quinton de Kock had faltered against Rajasthan Royals in his first match and LSG need some explosive batting from his side for Saturday’s match. Top-order batter Devdutt Padikkal failed to open his account against Rajasthan while Marcus Stoinis could not make his mark either. ...
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Cognizant becomes title sponsor of Major League Cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] Major League Cricket (MLC) has announced Cognizant as the first-ever title sponsor of America's premier cricket championship. The partnership, unveiled on Wednesday, signifies a significant stride forward for professional cricket in the United States.Vijay Srinivasan, co-founder of Major League Cricket, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating, "Major League Cricket is thrilled to welcome Cognizant as our title sponsor, starting with season two of MLC this summer."The multi-year partnership aims to fuel the continued growth of cricket in America, with Srinivasan adding, "This multi-year partnership will help enable the continued growth of MLC and cricket in America as this new era in the United States for the world's second-largest sport continues to bloom."Ravi K...
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David Warner draws curtain on 12-year Test career | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] SYDNEY: David Warner exits Test cricket this week as one of the best openers the world has known, but his exploits will forever be overshadowed by the role he played in the notorious ball-tampering scandal of 2018.The polarising 37-year-old Australian will pad up for an emotional farewell at the Sydney Cricket Ground in the third Test against Pakistan after a career that began when he faced New Zealand at Brisbane in 2011.In his 111 Tests, the left-hander has plundered 8,695 runs at an average of 44.58, with 26 centuries and 36 half-centuries.A larger-than-life character, Warner also collected 89 catches as one of the most consistent slip fielders in the game."He is probably our greatest ever three-format player. He'll be a loss," Australian coach Andrew McDonald said on Saturday....
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India eye runs from top-order in series-deciding third ODI against SA Paarl (South Africa) | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: India's hopes of winning their second ODI series in South Africa will depend on a strong start from the openers in the third and final match in Paarl on Thursday. The first two matches followed a similar plot of a faltering opening combination. In the Rainbow nation, India's last ODI series victory was in 2018, and they need a strong start from both Ruturaj Gaikwad and B Sai Sudharsan to have another one.With scores of 55 and 62 in his first two games in the series, Sai Sudharsan has looked good. However, Gaikwad was unable to assist him from the opposite side.At Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth, India's first-wicket alliance collapsed at 23 and 4, with the right-hander falling for five and four.On the other hand, South African openers Tony de Zorzi (who made his first c...
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IPL Auction 2024: Lucknow Super Giants complete players list, squad

[ad_1] IPL LSG Team 2023 Players List: With back-to-back playoffs finish in their first two Indian Premier League seasons, the Lucknow Super Giants would want to take another step in the points table in 2024. Ahead of the 2024 IPL auction, LSG released eight players and have a purse limit of Rs 13.15 crore left to fill the six vacant spots left. Among those retained – 17 – are skipper KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi, Krunal Pandya, Amit Mishra, Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran and Mark Wood, Marcus Stoinis and Naveen ul Haq. Last season, the franchise had finished fourth after losing the Eliminator to Mumbai Indians. This, after skipper KL Rahul was ruled out owing to an injury midway through the season. In his absence, Krunal Pandya had led the team to the playoffs. Among the players released we...
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Faf du Plessis: I can return to international cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup, former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has hinted at a return to international cricket, stating that he has been in discussions with Porteas' white-ball coach Rob Walter for the past few years.It was in 2020, three years ago, that Du Plessis played his last T20I. In February 2021, he played his final Test match for South Africa against Pakistan."I believe that I can return to international cricket," du Plessis told the broadcaster of Abu Dhabi T10 league."We have been speaking about this for the last couple of years. It's just figuring out the balance of the T20 World Cup next year. It's certainly something we have spoken about with the new coach," he added.Du Plessis has been performing well in domestic competitions and internat...
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ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli rises to third, Shubman Gill remains on top in ODIs | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: After a stellar performance in the ODI World Cup, Indian batsman Virat Kohli has made significant strides in the latest ODI Player Rankings, securing the third position.Kohli's outstanding contribution of 765 runs in the tournament propelled him up one spot, placing him just 35 rating points behind his teammate Shubman Gill, who continues to maintain his position at the top.Gill holds a firm grip on the leading spot with an impressive 826 rating points, narrowly edging out Pakistan's captain, Babar Azam, who remains in second place with 824 points.Kohli, now with 791 points, and Indian captain Rohit Sharma (ascending to fourth place with 769 points), are hot on the heels of the top two after delivering noteworthy performances in the World Cup.Kohli's remarkable achievem...
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World Cup: The future isn’t so tense for ODIs – Times of India

[ad_1] Public enthusiasm was tepid when the World Cup began, but India's rollicking run to the final, Afghanistan's fairy-tale decimation of some major teams, Australia's uncanny ability to unleash their best in the knockouts & some memorable individual performances ensured that the tournament picked up pace & kept fans engaged. The 50-over format is alive & kicking...AHMEDABAD: Ticketing chaos.Visa issues for Pakistani fans and journalists. Last-minute schedule changes. Despite several organizational blips, which included the tournament opener between England and New Zealand being played to vast empty galleries at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the men's ODI World Cup 2023 seemed to have passed an acid test.With inspirational performances from less-established teams like Afghani...
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Rachin Ravindra clinches ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for October | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: New Zealand's emerging cricket star, Rachin Ravindra, has been honoured with the ICC Men's Player of the Month award for October 2023, following an outstanding performance in the group stages of the ICC World Cup held in India.The 23-year-old batter outshone notable contenders, including India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah and South African opener Quinton de Kock, to claim his maiden Player of the Month accolade.Ravindra's remarkable contributions played a pivotal role in New Zealand's impressive start to the World Cup campaign.In the tournament opener against defending champions England in Ahmedabad, Ravindra made an immediate impact, scoring an unbeaten 123, leading his team to a resounding nine-wicket victory. He continued to dazzle with another century, posting a ...
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Jasprit Bumrah, Quinton de Kock, Rachin Ravindra nominated for ICC Player of the Month award | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the nominees for the ICC Men's Player of the Month Award for October 2023, recognizing standout performances in a month filled with thrilling cricket action. The nominees include Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah, South African opener Quinton de Kock, and emerging talent from New Zealand, Rachin Ravindra.Jasprit Bumrah, the fast-bowling sensation from India, has been in devastating form during the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023.His exceptional performances with the ball have played a significant role in India's unbeaten start to the competition. Bumrah's standout moments included taking crucial wickets in matches against Australia, Afghanistan, and arch-rivals Pakistan. In these games, he claimed a total of 14 wickets at an im...
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India vs South Africa trivia: SA have the most 400-plus totals in ODIs, India next in that list | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: It's a battle between two most consistent teams of this ICC World Cup today at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India are yet to be beaten after seven matches, and South Africa have lost just once in seven matches. As a result, both have qualified for the semi-finals, but the contest for the top spot in the table is very much on.India currently lead the table with 14 points, while South Africa are No.2 with 12. However, the Proteas enjoy a better net run rate (+2.290) compared to India (+2.102), and the result of today's game game will be crucial to who finishes on top. Both the teams will have one league match each left to play after this.The South African batters have been plundering runs throughout the tournament, led by Quinton de Kock, who is the highest run-getter cur...