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ICC Launches Super League To Determine Qualification For 2023 ODI World Cup In India

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday launched the ODI Super League, a qualifier for the 2023 World Cup in India that aims to add context to the 50-over format. Hosts India and the next top seven teams in the Super League will automatically qualify for the World Cup, the world body stated in […]

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Tests Negative For COVID-19

Kolkata: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has tested negative for COVID-19, a source close to the former India captain confirmed on Saturday. Ganguly had been in home quarantine for almost a week after his elder brother Snehasish had tested positive for the deadly virus and had to be admitted to a city hospital. “He has tested […]

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COVID Impact: India, Australia T20I Series Unlikely This Year?

New Delhi: While India is set to play their first major international series in the post-COVID-19 era against Australia at the end of the year, the schedule for the same may need slight tweaking as Cricket Australia is looking for a window to fit in the three-match T20I series which was earlier set to be played […]

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Wasim Jaffer Picks Virat Kohli As India's Best White-Ball Cricketer

New Delhi: Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer feels current captain Virat Kohli is the best-ever white-ball cricketer the country has ever produced. Jaffer was asked to pick one between Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and the Mumbai great simply took the name of the current Team India captain, as per his interview to […]

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West Indies Legend Sir Everton Weekes Passes Away

New Delhi: Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed away. He was 95. He breathed his last at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He made his Test debut at age 22 against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 under the captaincy of George Headley. His final match was against Pakistan […]

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Ravindra Jadeja Named Most Valuable Player Of 21st Century

New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India in the 21st century by Wisden. The 31-year-old’s MVP rating, which was calculated using the cricket data analysis tool CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally, the rating makes Jadeja the second most valuable player of all time in Test cricket according to the […]

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June 25, 1983: When Kapil Dev & Co. Created History

London: It was on June 25, 1983 that Team India, under the leadership of Kapil Dev, defied all odds and won their first-ever World Cup trophy. India had entered the World Cup with zero expectations and nobody really considered them as a title contender, considering the inexperience the team had of playing ODI cricket. Before […]

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Mark Taylor On Penalty For Saliva Usage: ICC Has To Try & Be Lenient

Sydney: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor feels there has to be a fair bit of leniency shown to players on the issue of saliva ban, which has been put forward by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The ICC recently introduced the system of issuing two warnings per innings to […]

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Looking At All Possible Options To Stage IPL 2020: BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has indicated that this year’s IPL could be conducted in empty stadiums, insisting that all possible options are being explored to ensure that the suspended event does take place despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to all the affiliated units sent late on Wednesday after the ICC Board […]

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Sachin Tendulkar Gives Suggestion For Post-Covid Era Test Matches

New Delhi: With the International Cricket Council (ICC) banning the use of saliva in the coming days amid the COVID-19 pandemic, legends Sachin Tendulkar and Brett Lee have come out with a list of measures which can be used to keep the game, especially the Test format, in balance and not tilt more towards the […]

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Cricket Australia Announces Full International Summer Schedule Including India Series

Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Thursday announced their fixtures for the summer of 2020-21. The elaborate schedule, including fixtures for men and women, consists of the much-anticipated Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia. Kevin Roberts, Cricket Australia CEO, however, has warned that the schedule will be subject to change and remains flexible depending on the constantly […]

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Sachin Tendulkar Stumps Yuvraj Singh With His New Twist, What Is It All About? –Watch

Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh’s friendship goes a long way. The ‘little master’ has been an inspiration for generations together from Virendra Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh to Virat Kohli. When Yuvi was the rising star Sachin had already established his name in the world of international cricket. Over the years the duo has developed a cherished […]

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For Yuvraj Singh What Is Next- Acting Or Coaching? Southpaw Reveals All (Watch)

Yuvraj Singh is a legend in the world of cricket. From his stylish left-handed batting to hitting 6 sixes in a row, the cricketer had his ways of making people love him, winning matches for India and also staying in limelight for his associations with Bollywood celebrities. Post announcing his retirement from the Indian cricket, […]

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ICC still go ahead with T20 World Cup in Oct-Nov? Players not so confident

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) might be keeping its fingers crossed when it comes to answering queries on the fate of the T20 World Cup slated to be held in Australia in October-November (due to the coronavirus outbreak), but cricketers dont seem that confident when it comes to the mega event going ahead […]

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Teams Don't Take 'Women In Blue' Lightly Anymore: Mithali Raj

New Delhi: India ODI skipper Mithali Raj wants to add that elusive World Cup trophy to her cabinet before calling time on her illustrious career. Raj helped India reach final of the tournament on two occasions — 2005 and 2017 — but the ‘Women in Blue’ suffered heartbreaks against Australia and England respectively. Mithali Raj […]

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ICC Rankings: Australia dethrones India to become No.1 Test Team

Dubai: Australia has moved to the top of the Test and T20I rankings for men while England continues to lead the mens ODI rankings after the annual update carried out on Friday, which eliminates results from 2016-17. In the latest update, as per an ICC release, that rates all matches played since May 2019 at […]

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Sachin Tendulkar: Things Started Changing In My Test Career After Ravi Shastri's 'Tip'

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar is worshipped as God by his fans, but the legend didn’t have the best of starts to his Test career as he had to face the likes of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis in his very first game. But Tendulkar said that a suggestion from current coach Ravi Shastri changed everything for […]

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#MeAt20 Brings Twitterati Together In Times Of COVID-19 Outbreak, See Throwback Pics

If you have ever gone gaga over your favourite personality or role model in the present times, you would probably not want to miss their throwback pictures when they were maybe much younger, stronger, beautiful and bolder. In fact, a prolonged COVID-19 lockdown has brought up many ideas on to the social media platforms, the […]

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Team India becomes Team Mask Force in fight against COVID-19

Mumbai: Cricket is a religion in India and the BCCI is keeping no stones unturned to ensure that it joins hands with the government to fight the coronavirus outbreak. With the government requesting every individual to wear a mask when going out of the house for emergency purposes, BCCI has created a new video promoting […]

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India retain top spot, Kohli remains second in ICC rankings after New Zealand drubbing

Dubai: India on Tuesday retained their number one spot and captain Virat Kohli remained static at second in the ICC rankings despite a dismal Test series against New Zealand. India have 116 rating points, six more than New Zealand with third-placed Australia accumulating 108 points. The 0-2 result against New Zealand was India’s first series […]

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India Beat Bangladesh By 18 Runs In Women's T20 World Cup

Perth: Spinner Poonam Yadav claimed three wickets as India defeated Bangladesh by 18 runs in a Group A match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Monday. Invited to bat, India posted a competitive 142 for 6 and then returned to restrict Bangladesh to 124 for 8 to notch up their second successive […]

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Bengal Virtually Seal Semifinal Berth After Massive Lead Against Odisha

Tangi: Bengal put up a strong batting display in their second essay to virtually seal a Ranji Trophy semifinal berth with a massive 443-run lead over Odisha in their last-eight clash here on Sunday. At close on the penultimate day, Bengal were 361 for seven following half centuries from Shreevats Goswami (78), Abhishek Raman (67) […]

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India Bundled Out For 165; Southee, Jamieson Share Spoils

Wellington: Debutante Kyle Jamieson and veteran Tim Southee took four wickets apiece to knock India out for a paltry 165 in little over an hour on the second day of the first Test here on Saturday. Jamieson (4/49 in 16 overs) and Southee (4/49 in 20.1 overs) took four of the five wickets that fell […]

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Composed & Confident To Cross Ranji Quarter Hurdle: Odisha Cricket Coach

Cuttack: Odisha cricket team on Thursday won the toss and elected to bowl first in the quarter-final encounter of the on-going Ranji Trophy season against Bengal at DRIEMS ground in Cuttack. Expressing optimism on continuing good performance in the knockout stage, Odisha coach  Rashmi Ranjan Parida said his team are fully composed and confident to […]

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IPL 2020: MI To Play CSK In Opener, 6 Double Headers In Offing

New Delhi: Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a repeat of last year’s final in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 13 on March 29 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The schedule for the league phase, which was accessed by IANS, was sent […]