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IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royal’s Ravichandran Ashwin becomes first batter who tactically retired out, cricket fraternity reacts

Rajasthan Royal’s Bowler-Batsman Ravichandran Ashwin became the first cricketer in the history of IPL to have been voluntarily retired out. The batsman came to bat at number 6 with Shimron Hetmyer but ended up giving chance to his fellow team mate Riyan Parag. R Ashwin seemed in a pretty good form last night and smashes two back-to-back sixes against Lucknow Super Giants but eventually walked back to his dough out leaving everyone including Shimron Hetmyer shocked.

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Rajasthan Royal’s Bowler-Batsman Ravichandran Ashwin became the first cricketer in the history of IPL to have been voluntarily retired out. The batsman came to bat at number 6 with Shimron Hetmyer but ended up giving chance to his fellow team mate Riyan Parag. R Ashwin seemed in a pretty good form last night and smashes two back-to-back sixes against Lucknow Super Giants but eventually walked back to his dough out leaving everyone including Shimron Hetmyer shocked.

Cricketer fraternity applauded Ashwin for his decision and gave green signal to such moves. Former West Indies cricketer Ian Raphael Bishop seemed impressed with Ashwin’s decision and called it ‘Fascinating T20 Tactics.’ His tweet read, “Ashwin’s retired out is fascinating T20 tactics. T20 is causing us to rethink the way we conceive the game of in the 21st century.”

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England’s former captain Michael Vaughan, India’s former cricketer Irfan Pathan, Akash Chopra, Rohan Gavaskar and many other supported Ashwin’s decisions and congratulated him for initiating such moves in IPL. Here are some of the tweets:

During the post-match presentation When Shimron Hetmyer who was batting on the other end with Ashwin was asked about the same, he revealed that the batsman wasn’t informed about Ashwin’s retirement tactic.

“I had no idea about Ashwin’s retirement. I was aware that he was getting a bit tired, but it was a good decision, as Parag had hit a six for us.” But the big revelation was made by the Rajasthan Royal’s captain Sanju Samsung himself. After beating Lucknow Super Giants with three runs, Sanju told that the decision of Ravichandran Ashwin’s ‘retired out’ in slog over was taken by the team management.

RR became the first team in the history of IPL to employ the retired-out tactic as Ashwin walked back to pavilion despite being 28 not out. Rajasthan Royals will now face Gujrat Titans on April 14 in DY Patil Stadium.

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CSK official reveals MS Dhoni’s plan on retirement

CSK was eliminated from IPL 2024 after a defeat by Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in their final league match on Saturday.

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The former captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), MS Dhoni, hasn’t yet announced his retirement plan or whether he plans to continue his career in the IPL, but a CSK official has revealed a message Dhoni gave to the management.

CSK was eliminated from IPL 2024 after a defeat by Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in their final league match on Saturday. Both teams had 14 points each, but due to a higher net-run rate, RCB led by Faf du Plessis qualified for the playoffs. CSK fans were sad not only about the defeat of their team but also about the fact that they might see MS Dhoni for the last time in the IPL. However, a CSK official has revealed that he hasn’t commented on his potential retirement.

The unnamed CSK official revealed that Dhoni has requested that the team management hold off on any decisions regarding his retirement for a few months. He said that Dhoni himself hasn’t reached a conclusion and might be considering another season.

The official also mentioned that Dhoni felt comfortable with his running between the wickets during the IPL, a key concern for some fans regarding his age. Additionally, the introduction of the impact player rule in IPL 2024 might influence Dhoni’s decision. This rule allows teams to bring in a substitute player during the second strategic break, potentially offering Dhoni a more specific role within the team that is less physically demanding.

With Dhoni maintaining his silence and the possibility of the ‘Impact Player’ rule working in his favour, CSK fans might not have seen the last of their beloved captain just yet. The official said that the management would wait for Dhoni’s message on the topic and added that MS Dhoni has always had the best interests of the team in mind.

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Rohit Sharma slams Star Sports for broadcasting private conversation between him and KKR coach Abhishek Nayar, post goes viral

Rohit Sharma did not mince his words as he targeted Star Sports following the viral video clip where he spoke about his chat with Abhishek Nayar.

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Rohit Sharma slams Star Sports for broadcasting private conversation between him and KKR coach Abhishek Nayar, post goes viral

Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma on Sunday slammed Star Sports for recording and broadcasting his private conversation. Sharma took to his social media platform on X and posted that in spite of asking Star Sports to not record his conversation; it was recorded and was also then broadcasted on air, which he referred to as a breach of his privacy.

This comes after a video featuring Rohit Sharma and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) assistant coach Abhishek Nayar went viral on social media platforms where Sharma is seen contemplating his future with the Mumbai Indians team. The former Mumbai Indians captain said, the lives of cricketers have become so intrusive that cameras are now recording every step and conversation they are having in privacy with their friends and colleagues, at training or on match days.

Sharma expressed his concern over the need to get exclusive content which is focused only on views and engagement will have a negative impact on the trust between the cricketers, fans, and cricket.

The post has gone viral on X with 2.2 million views, 2700 comments, 13000 retweets and 73000 likes which are only increasing. Large number of Rohit Sharma fans and cricket enthusiasts commented on the social media post. One X user Archer said that he was surprised on the post by Rohit Sharma and did not see it coming. He added that it was great of Rohit Sharma for calling this out.

One X user Prateek wrote finally captain had to speak against TRP mafia star sports.

Another cricket enthusiast did not agree with Rohit Sharma and wrote that he hardly gave any content with his batting as a result they had to do this.

One Rohit Sharma fan Ayush felt Star Sports should feel shameful for what they have done.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru beat Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs

With this victory, the Royal Challengers Bengaluru joined Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Sun Risers Hyderabad in the playoffs while Chennai Super Kings were eliminated, which means the end of the campaign for MS Dhoni for this IPL season.

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru beat Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs

Royal Challengers Bengaluru reached the playoffs of the Indian Premier League 2024 with a 27-run win over Chennai Super Kings at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday. RCB made 218 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs before restricting Chennai Super Kings to a total of 191 runs for the loss of 7 wickets to secure the 4th and final spot in the playoff race and will the contest the eliminator against Sunrisers Hyderabad!

With this victory, the Royal Challengers Bengaluru joined Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Sun Risers Hyderabad in the playoffs while Chennai Super Kings were eliminated, which means the end of the campaign for MS Dhoni for this IPL season.

Earlier, Faf du Plessis hit 54 runs off 39 deliveries while Virat Kohli played a crucial knock of 47 runs off 29 deliveries. Rajat Patidar (41 runs off 23 balls) and Cameron Green was 38 not out off 17 deliveries which helped Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s cause. In reply, Chennai Super Kings could only manage 191 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs.

The Chennai Super Kings came within touching distance. They needed 10 off the last two deliveries to qualify with Ravindra Jadeja, the batsman who had hit a 6 and 4 to win Chennai Super Kings in their 5th title last year, on strike. But Yash Dayal bowled two off-pace length deliveries to deny Jadeja and Chennai Super Kings.

This was after he was hit for a massive six on the 1st ball of the last over by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Yash Dayal then used his back-of-the-hand slower one to have him caught at deep square leg. The Chennai Super Kings not only lost the game but also failed to reach the 201-run mark, they needed to enter playoffs.

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