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MI vs GL: Mumbai win another match in style

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Today’s first match of the IPL10 between Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians was an amazing joy ride. As the sixteenth match of tenth edition of Indian Premier League started off really slow, the pitch was also slow and the plan of the batsmen from the Gujarat team might to take their time to settle down and then play a big innings. Brandon Mecculum succeeded to execute the plans properly and managed to score an amazing half century for his team. The captain also played a decent innings but with a ame strike rate of just under 100 which is not sufficient in a t20 match.
In reply, Gujarat managed to take an early wicket of Parthiv Patel and once again Mumbai seem to be in the trouble just like the last match. Then Nitish Rana came out to bat and played an amazing innings of 53 runs off just 36 balls including 4 fours and 2 sixes, honestly it was an amazing experience to see such a young cricketer playing a class innings and also became the…

IPL 2017: MIvsSRH: Mumbai knocks the bowling heavy Hyderabad out

The tenth match between Mumbai Indians and Sun Risers Hyderabad of the tenth editions of IPL 2017 took an interesting turn when MI won the toss and decided to bowl first. Even at the wankhede stadium, Shikhar Dhawan was struggling to get the ball on the middle of the bat and he was also uncomfortable on this flat surface. Sun Risers Hyderabad had a slow but strong start. David warner played a nice innings of 49 runs off just 34 deliveries including seven fours and two sixes. Though Shikhar Dhawan played an innings of 48 runs, he never looked comfortable facing the bowlers during the match and fall off after scoring runs at very low strike rate. Neither Yuvraj singh nor any other player was able to get to a bog total. Ben Cutting played an interesting cameo and played some fabulous cricketing shots but soon after sent back by Jasprit Bumrah.


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After giving a good performance with the ball, Mumbai Indians started off the innings by playing some amazi…

IPL 10: KXIP vs RCB: Punjab wins the match, De Villiers wins the hearts

In the eight match of IPL between Kings Eleven Punjab and Royal Challengers Banglore, Punjab crushed Banglore with an eight wicket win and chasing the target in just 14.3 overs. But full marks to the efforts made by the legend A B de Villiers. He took his team to the total of 148 runs by scoring 89 runs off just 46 deliveries. After the completion of six overs, Royal Challengers Banglore were able to score just 23 runs with the loss of three wicket. Only de Villiers from the entire top order was able to play good innings, played some amazing shots and scored and scored some huge sixes.



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The bowling of Punjab team was fabulous especially Axar Patel who gave away only twelve runs from his four overs and managed to pick one wicket. Other bowlers were also good; they bowled in the right areas but sometime the player like A B De villiers is batting, even the best yourker ball might sent back to the fence.
In reply, the captain Maxwell played an amazing…

Pakistan VS West Indies 4th t20: All set for an exciting last game

The first three T20 matches between Pakistan and West Indies have been an amazing experience and all three matches are different from each match in their own way. And now two big teams are all set for the clash, which is going to happen on the 2nd April, Sunday. Before, Pakistan have won first two games of this series and West Indies Have won the previous game. To balance the series West Indies must win the final game.


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In the previous game, Babar Azam and Kamran Akmal made a good partnership of 88 runs and built a platform to score good total but unfortunately the lower middle order batsmen were not able to hit big shots and ended their innings to the total of 137 for eight. In reply, West Indies chased down the total in just 14.3 overs and Evin Lewis became the star batsman by scoring 91 runs in just 51 deliveries. Very few people know that Evin Lewis has a century on his name in the shortest format of the game and he is the only second batsman…