All posts by Jack Downes

  • 2017 T20 Blast Preview

    A quick-fire preview of the forthcoming T20 Blast season

    • Posted July 4, 2017
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  • IPL 2017 : Franchise Analysis and Autopsy

    As the curtain comes down on another enthralling edition of Indian Premier League Cricket, I thought I would write a swift review of each team’s respective performance and offer a few thoughts on how I...

    • Posted May 25, 2017
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  • Magic Mumbai do it again

    Champions of IPL 2017 | Magic Mumbai do it again In another fascinating climax to an IPL season, Mumbai Indians held their nerve with a scintillating display of defensive bowling, to ensure that the trophy will be...

    • Posted May 22, 2017
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  • McClenaghan to miss final of IPL 10

    McClenaghan to miss final? Concerns are growing for the fitness of Kiwi fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan having missed Mumbai’s crucial semi-final victory over Kolkata yesterday. QUALIFIER REPORT McClenaghan has regularly been the spearhead of MI’s attack throughout...

    • Posted May 20, 2017
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  • Mumbai head for Hyderabad Final

    In another low scoring affair at the previously batting friendly Chinnaswamy stadium, Mumbai were able to secure their place in the IPL 10 final having gunned down KKR’s meager total of 107 in 14.3 overs. Winning yet...

    • Posted May 19, 2017
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  • KKR advance in rain hit Eliminator

    As Jaggi and Gambhir scrambled through the final single to seal victory for KKR, one would expect the celebrations in Kolkata to go on way into the night. However there was a slight issue with that ;...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Pune march on to final

    Pune in IPL 10 Final An impressive bowling performance from Rising Pune Supergiant ensured they became the first team to book their spot in the final of IPL10. Having been put into bat, Pune lost the early...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • Bangalore end difficult season with hollow victory over Daredevils

    In what was the final game of the IPL 10 group stage, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Delhi Daredevils by 9 runs. In truth this was a game lacking in quality and motivation as both sides looked to...

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Kings XI Punjab choke ends playoff dream

    Kings XI Punjab fell at the final hurdle in their desperate bid to reach the playoffs of IPL 10 as, having been put into bat, they could only muster a paltry 73 against a well-drilled Pune bowling...

    • Posted May 14, 2017
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  • Mumbai top table as KKR fall short

    Mumbai top table as KKR fall short After 12 consecutive successful chases at Eden Gardens, Kolkata’s usually efficient batting lineup failed to fire as Mumbai were able to defend their solid total of 173, cementing their place...

    • Posted May 13, 2017
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