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You need 16 runs off the last six balls and there can’t be a better way than to hit three sixes to seal the deal. David Miller had it all sorted in his head. He had been here before, in an almost exact situation. He knew the drill. First ball from Prasidh Krishna, Miller moved across his stumps to smash it over long-on. Next ball was good length but he swung it over midwicket for another six. The third ball too was dispatched over the boundary as Miller helped Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets to reach the…

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Fast bowler Arshdeep Singh is the cynosure of all eyes in Kharar these days. Fans, friends and relatives have been queuing up in narrow lanes of the neighbourhood ever since he came home after the announcement of his maiden call-up to the India T20 team.“My father has lived his dream through me,” said Arshdeep. “I want this to last quite long and play for India for years. The kind of training I have got since childhood, I have come to know that discipline is very important and you cannot be complacent at any point.”I have worked hard on my skills…

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Jos Buttler, the Orange Cap holder of the ongoing 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL), who was touted to break Virat Kohli’s long-standing record of most runs in a season, struggled in the last seven games scoring just 138 runs at a strike rate of just 111. And the struggle with execution continued on Tuesday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata during Rajasthan Royals Qualifier 1 game against Gujarat Titans. But one big error from the GT skipper Hardik Pandya changed the entire game for Buttler, who did not make the team pay with a flurry of boundaries but eventually got…

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Rajasthan Royals must have earned a few points in the list of the IPL Fair Play award when opener Yashasvi Jaiswal decided to walk off himself after nicking the ball. After Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to field in the IPL 2022 Qualifier 1 match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the Royals had put on 11 runs inside two overs when Jaiswal nicked Yash Dayal to Wriddhiman Saha for 3. Jaiswal tried to poke at a slightly widish delivery when the ball kissed edge and landed straight into Saha’s gloves.Also Read: IPL 2022 Qualifier…

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The official trailer of The Gray Man was released on Tuesday by Netflix on Twitter. In the nearly two-minute-long trailer, a face-off is seen between actors Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. Actor Dhanush, who is making his Hollywood debut with The Grey Man, is seen making a stylish appearance. He is also seen in a fighting sequence. (Also Read | Russo Brothers, IMDb post Dhanush’s poster from The Gray Man as angry desi fans throng their Instagram pages)In the trailer, Ryan is seen in an action scene, where he is fighting several men, apart from Chris Evans. He breaks a…

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There will be no second chance and the implication of that is bound to touch upon every aspect of preparation by Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore. From how they shape up psychologically in Wednesday’s Eliminator to getting the eleven and subsequent on-field decisions correct. It might seem daunting but so are the odds of winning IPL from here—only twice in 14 attempts have third-placed teams lifted the trophy, and only once has a fourth-placed team.LSG may feel a little unlucky given they were in the top two until the final stages of the league phase. RCB will be…

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Amid some fresh faces and noteworthy returns to the Indian team for the impending five-match T20I series against South Africa, the squad announcement for the home series also witnessed some notable omissions and shock exclusions. And former chairman of selectors MSK Prasad was particularly disappointed with one of those few exclusions, admitted that the India star “has definitely missed the bus”. Shikhar Dhawan was one of the biggest absentees from the 18-member T20I squad that was announced on Sunday. Despite the veteran opener’s consistent show at the Indian Premier League (IPL) last season he was dropped from the T20 World Cup…

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FP ExplainersMay 24, 2022 17:59:46 ISTPhotography enthusiasts will know all about the legacy that camera brands like Hasselblad and Leica carry. There is a reason why seasoned photographers shooting for the best of magazines and advertising agencies, as well as scientists, like to use cameras and lenses from both of these legacy brands. This is one of the major reasons why smartphone manufacturers like OnePlus and Xiaomi are partnering with legacy camera makers, at least on the surface of it. However, the reasons behind both of these partnerships go much beyond cashing in on legacy. We take a look at…

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The 2022 edition of the Women’s T20 Challenge is presently underway at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune and 23-year old leg spinner Maya Sonawane has already set Twitter on fire with his bizarre bowling action. The cricketer’s action went viral all over social media on Tuesday during the second match of the tournament, between Velocity and Supernovas.Sonawane is an uncapped right arm leg spinner from Maharashtra who made her Women’s T20 challenge debut on Tuesday for Velocity becoming the eighth Indian uncapped player to be part of the tournament and third this season after V Chandu and Kiran…

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Many reckons the Indian Premier League is the best T20 competition in the world, purely based on the number and quality of players that participate in it and the duration of each season. IPL attracts the whose who of cricket, from star-studded cricketers across the world. The power of the league is such that on occasions, players have preferred participating in the IPL over national duties. Despite leagues such as the Pakistan Super League, Caribbean Premier League, the Big Bash League and more having their own fanbase, the IPL has far surpassed all of the rest on the grounds of…

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