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Meet Rajat Patidar: The batsman who has replaced Shreyas Iyer | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A back injury has forced India batsman Shreyas Iyer out of the one-day international series against New Zealand.Madhya Pradesh's Rajat Patidar has been named as a replacement for Iyer in the squad, with the series scheduled to begin from Wednesday in Hyderabad, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma.Having made his first-class debut back in 2015, Patidar's stock has risen sharply thanks to performances across all formats.Patidar plays for Madhya Pradesh in the domestic circuit and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.(TOI photo)Patidar had earlier been part of India ODI squads, but is yet to make his international debut. Patidar received his maiden national side call-up for the three-match ODI series against South Africa in 2022 after good performances in th...
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IPL Auction 2023: Harry Brook would have fitted well into our squad, says Rajasthan Royals head coach Kumar Sangakkara | Cricket News – Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Royals felt the pinch when their limited purse of 13.20 crore did not allow them to spend freely on their first choice player Harry Brook. He was finally taken by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping 13.25 crore, more than the entire budget the Royals possessed. Royals' head coach Kumar Sangakkara acknowledged the limitation of being on a shoestring budget and how they were ‘caught in the middle’ during the IPL mini auction held in Kochi.“Our main target in the first round was Brook, but unfortunately we missed out on him. But we are very happy to get Jason Holder, and Donovan Ferreira among a host of good players we think are very promising. Then we could also get Joe Root. I think we have got a good squad," Sangakkara told TOI from Kochi.At the same time, Royals co...
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Great to be part of my hero Sanju’s team in the IPL: Basith

P. Abdul Basith | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT The venue of this year’s IPL mini-auction wasn’t far from P. Abdul Basith’s home in Ernakulam. After attending selection trials for various IPL franchises, the 24-year-old was hopeful of getting picked by one of them at the auction in Kochi. “I had done particularly well at the trials with Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians and I am delighted that I am joining Royals,” Basith told The Hindu. “Sanju Samson has been one of my heroes and it feels great that I am becoming a part of his team.”Basith says he has gained by playing alongside Sanju in the Kerala team. “He has encouraged me a lot,” says Basith, who is the first from his family to play any sport. “Everyone, including my father, who works as a driver at the Ernakulam depot of th...
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IPL 2023 mini auction | Curran, Green, Stokes, Pooran break expensive records

Intense bidding is expected to be the order of the day when 10 teams jostle to grab their preferred players from a limited pool of cricketers, including the likes of Ben Stokes, Sam Curran and Mayank Agarwal, in the mini IPL auction on December 23, 2022.The player pool for the auction has been pruned to 405 with a maximum of 87 slots, including 30 overseas, to be filled by the teams.Click here for live updatesFormer South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris has been the biggest beneficiary of the mini IPL auction till date. In 2021, he became the most expensive player in auction history when Rajasthan Royals shelled out ₹16.25 crore for his services.Morris is now happily retired.Also read | Explained | The IPL business model and how it compares to sports leagues globally All-rounder Curran,...
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IPL Auction 2023 Live Updates: All-rounders expected to attract intense bidding – The Times of India

LIVE NOWTHE TIMES OF INDIA | Dec 23, 2022, 11:55:32 ISTSome of the world's top cricketers will be among 405 players to go under the hammer at an auction in Kochi for next year's Indian Premier League. Intense bidding is expected to be the order of the day when 10 teams jostle to grab their preferred players from a limited pool of cricketers, including the likes of Ben Stokes, Sam Curran and Mayank Agarwal.Read Less!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; const { TimesApps } = window; TimesApps.loadFBEvents = function() { (function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { if (f.fbq) return; n = f.fbq = function() { n.callMethod ? ...
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Ranji Trophy | Sanju Samson back on familiar turf, but in a different role

Sanju Samson. | Photo Credit: M. VEDHAN It is a different homecoming for Sanju Samson. Jaipur may have been his second home as the Rajasthan Royals captain, but this time it is with the Kerala team that he has reached the Pink City to take on Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.Sanju and his men are in good spirits too, after scoring a splendid victory against Jharkhand in the opening fixture at Ranchi, where just about everything had gone right for them.After declaring on the final day, Kerala was able to bowl out the home side in under 62 overs (out of the maximum 67). The spinners — Kerala played four of them — had played the key role. But against Rajasthan, Kerala may drop one of them to accommodate a seamer. So M.D. Nidheesh or N.P. Basil could come in. There is cause...
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IPL retention and releases: CSK release Dwayne Bravo and SRH let go of skipper Kane Williamson

With the Indian Premier League mini auction slated on November 23 in Kochi, the 10 franchises have released a list of players who they will retain while the released players will go under the hammer. Chennai Kings have released long serving player Dwayne Bravo while Sunrisers Hyderabad have let of of their captain Kane Williamson. Here are the lists of the retained and released players of all the 10 franchises: Chennai Super Kings Players retained: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Dwaine Pretorius, Maheesh Theekshana, Prashant Solanki, Deepak Chahar, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner, Matheesha Pathirana, Subhranshu Senapati Players release...
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Ben Stokes to decide on IPL 2023 participation based on English calendar, suggests 40-over ODI-format | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The advent of multiple T20 leagues might have led to a paradigm shift in priorities for some leading international cricketers but England Test captain Ben Stokes is very categorical that his participation in the 2023 IPL will depend on the national team's calendar. Stokes, one of the world's leading all-rounders, has already called it quits in 50-over format, in order to strike a better work-life balance and nothing is more important for him than wearing the pristine whites. "It is a case of looking at schedules, looking ahead at what we have got coming up. But as I have made it very clear, Test cricket is at the forefront of my mind and all of my time decisions will be based around Test matches. "Now being the captain, I have the responsibility to do that," Stokes told PTI d...
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Indian cricket fraternity extends wishes to Sunil Gavaskar on his birthday | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar turns 73 today, fans and cricketers flooded social media with wishes for the veteran. Gavaskar, better known as 'Sunny' and 'Little Master', was a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team. Gavaskar played 125 Test matches for India and amassed 10,122 runs including his highest score of 236. In 108 ODIs he played for India, he scored 3,092 runs. He was the first batsman to score 10,000 Test runs. "233 international games 13,214 international runs 1983 World Cup-winner First batter to score 10,000 runs in Tests Here's wishing Sunil Gavaskar - former #TeamIndia Captain & batting great - a very happy birthday," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted. 233 international games 👌13,214 international runs 💪1983 World Cup-wi...
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‘He’s the wall, you can’t get past that’: Jos Buttler chooses Rahul Dravid to bat for his life

It’s a question Test cricket purists often throw at each other. We all have our choices, some more obvious than the others. The newly appointed England white ball captain, Jos Buttler went with the safest option in that regard. “Rahul Dravid,” he said in a Rajasthan Royals video from IPL 2022 that resurfaced recently, with Ravichandran Ashwin asking the question to his teammate in pink and blue. Who’d you pick? 😁💗#RoyalsFamily | @KumarSanga2 | @josbuttler pic.twitter.com/85anfhmfmN — Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) July 8, 2022 “He’s the wall, you can’t get past that. He’d bat all day.” Ashwin then responds by telling the English opener he would share this answer with his India head coach, to which the latter responds, “Yeah let him know.” Buttler is currently leading England in ...