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Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Virat Kohli vs Kane Williamson, two

Big picture Imagine that the guardians of Test cricket, in a bid to assess the future health of the grand old game, dispatch a delegate from its golden age through time and space to watch the inaugural World Test Championship final of 2021. You can take your pick as...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Pitch battle in prospect as

Preview First Test encounter for seven years sets the scene for multi-format series Big picture They call it the seven-year itch, and after so long in the Test-match wilderness, India are ready for a change of scene that they and their opponents, England, hope will be anything but dull...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Can Mumbai’s big hitters rediscover

Preview Rajasthan Royals, too, will be hoping for a change of fortunes having struggled with the ball at the death Big picture 7.45. That’s the Mumbai Indians’ scoring rate in the death overs this season. No team has done as badly in that phase so far this season. Mumbai...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Sunrisers’ solidity and depth vs

Preview Keep an eye on: Morgan vs Bayliss, Warner’s fitness, Shakib’s form, and team combinations Big picture Eoin Morgan is in his first season as full-time captain of an IPL team. When he takes the field on Sunday in Chennai, he will not just square off against David Warner‘s...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Inconsistent Punjab Kings face

Preview With AB de Villiers on fire and Harshal Patel running away with the purple cap, RCB will fancy their chances Big picture KL Rahul was at a loss for words as he tried to find reasons for a profoundly tame performance by his team in their last game....

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli face

Preview Big-hitting sides begin the season in slow, turning Chennai Big picture It’s only been five months since the Mumbai Indians won their fifth title in Dubai, and the IPL is back already. It’s back, and it’s back home, but the eerie, not-of-this-world feeling that accompanied the 2020 edition...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Rabada’s form a slight concern for

Big Picture In a bit of a rarity, scheduling wise, Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings will complete both their head-to-head clashes inside the first month of IPL 2021. At the Wankhede Stadium a fortnight ago, the Capitals powered past the Kings in a high-scoring thriller, where dew and KL...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Resurgent Mumbai Indians look to

Preview With six defeats in seven matches, Sunrisers will need to turn things around quickly if they are to make the playoffs Big picture Fortunes couldn’t be any different for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Mumbai Indians at the moment. After suffering five defeats in six matches, the Sunrisers...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Rabada’s form a slight concern for

Big Picture In a bit of a rarity, scheduling wise, Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings will complete both their head-to-head clashes inside the first month of IPL 2021. At the Wankhede Stadium a fortnight ago, the Capitals powered past the Kings in a high-scoring thriller, where dew and KL...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Inconsistent Punjab Kings face

Preview With AB de Villiers on fire and Harshal Patel running away with the purple cap, RCB will fancy their chances Big picture KL Rahul was at a loss for words as he tried to find reasons for a profoundly tame performance by his team in their last game....

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Can Mumbai’s big hitters rediscover

Preview Rajasthan Royals, too, will be hoping for a change of fortunes having struggled with the ball at the death Big picture 7.45. That’s the Mumbai Indians’ scoring rate in the death overs this season. No team has done as badly in that phase so far this season. Mumbai...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Attacking sides eye series lead as

Big Picture The third instalment of one of white-ball cricket’s most compelling rivalries resumes on Tuesday. England, laggards in T20Is for long despite having a World Cup crown, have torn down templates and laid down the marker in the Eoin Morgan era. India, winners of the inaugural edition, have...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Dress rehearsal for T20 World Cup

Big Picture Here we go then, this is the contest that makes all the agonies and frustrations of recent months worthwhile. In the midst of a pandemic, we’ve got a treat in store. The world’s top-two ranked teams going head to head in a contest that, to judge by...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Sunrisers’ solidity and depth vs

Big picture Eoin Morgan is in his first season as full-time captain of an IPL team. When he takes the field on Sunday in Chennai, he will not just square off against David Warner‘s Sunrisers Hyderabad, but also against Trevor Bayliss, a close confidante who helped Morgan plot England’s...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli face

Preview Big-hitting sides begin the season in slow, turning Chennai Big picture It’s only been five months since the Mumbai Indians won their fifth title in Dubai, and the IPL is back already. It’s back, and it’s back home, but the eerie, not-of-this-world feeling that accompanied the 2020 edition...