He once lived in tents and sold street food to pursue his cricketing dream. Now, sizzling talent Yashasvi Jaiswal is the toast of the Indian Premier League.
While Bangladesh, despite being a Test-playing nation for over two decades, are still struggling to grow a decent wrist spinner, superstar leggie Rashid Khan of Afghanistan made a bold claim that his country boasts ‘more than 1000’ wrist spinners.
Afghanistan spinners Rashid Khan and rookie Noor Ahmad ran through the Rajasthan Royals as Gujarat Titans sealed an easy nine-wicket win in the IPL on Friday.
"I used to sleep in a dairy and then stayed at my uncle's place but it wasn't big enough and he asked me to find a different place," Jaiswal told AFP in an interview
Maxwell led the way with 77 off 44 while du Plessis hit 62 off 39 balls before being run out for 62. Maxwell switch-hit Ravichandran Ashwin straight to Jason Holder at backward point for 77
Former Indian cricketers Virender Sehwag and Sunil Gavaskar both criticised David Warner’s performance for the Delhi Capitals against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday, where the Capitals were let down by a poor chase against the Royals’ total of 199.
"It's always my favourite shot. I'll try and play it as much as I can," the 32-year-old told team mate Yuzvendra Chahal in a post-match video after their 72-run victory
Buttler's 22-ball 54 led the team's batting onslaught as they posted 203-5, and then their bowlers restricted hosts Hyderabad to 131-8 in the first match of the day
As fireworks lit up the Ahmedabad night sky and confetti rained on Hardik Pandya and his triumphant Gujarat Titans team mates, another edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) came to a glitzy end on Sunday after two months of breakneck action.