Category Archives: Cricket

IPL 2018: Players Kolkata Knight Riders could retain using RTM

All rumours were put to rest as all the Indian Premier League franchises announced the name of players they have retained using the pre-auction retention option. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have retained the West Indies duo Sunil Narine and Andre Russell for 12.5 crores and 8.5 crores respectively. They have spent 21 crores out of […]

IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders captaincy options

The burning question in the lead up to IPL auction 2018 was who KKR would be looking to make their leader for the upcoming edition of the T20 extravaganza. Having observed the KKR management for the last 10 years, I have a clear-cut answer to this question. But before I answer this, let us assess […]

IPL 2018: Will he be perfect addition to the Rajasthan Royals squad?

With Rajasthan Royals opting to retain just one player, Steve Smith, they will be going into the auction with almost a clean slate. Considering that they have to build the whole squad, they would want to keep their core strong and one of the most crucial roles in T20s is that of an all-rounder. Therefore, […]

IPL Auction 2018: List of players Is out

The VIVO Indian Premier League Player Registration closed on Friday, Jan 12, 2018, with a whopping 1122 players signing up to be a part of the mega VIVO IPL Player Auction 2018 scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on Jan 27-28, 2018. As has been the trend over the last 10 seasons, world cricket’s top […]

IPL 2018: Players Kings XI Punjab could retain using RTM

One of the biggest surprises of the IPL player retention was Kings XI Punjab’s decision to retain just one player. They opted to go with Axar Patel ahead of several T20 superstars as they look to build a team that could help them claim their maiden IPL title. Retaining only one player allows them to use […]

IPL 2018: Players Sunrisers Hyderabad could retain using RTM

The 2016 champions surprised us all when they decided to leave out Shikhar Dhawan from their list of retained players and keep hold of only two, their captain David Warner and strike bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Retaining two players allows them to use three RTM cards in the auction and with players such as Rashid Khan, […]

IPL 2018: Will he be perfect addition to the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad?

South African middle-order batsman David Miller has had a very tumultuous time in the Indian Premier League. From being one of the clutch players for Kings XI Punjab to being appointed the captain to being sacked, not only from captaincy but also from the playing eleven, Miller has seen it all. The fact that Punjab […]