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Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah Maintain Top Spots In ODI Rankings

Dubai: Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have maintained their respective top spots in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings. Kohli is sitting pretty at the top of the rankings for batsmen with 895 rating points. He is followed by Rohit Sharma who has been in sensational form in all the three formats of […]

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Chahar's Hat-Trick Hands India T20 Series Win Over Bangladesh

Nagpur: Pacer Deepak Chahar took a sensational six-wicket haul, including a hat-trick after entertaining half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer and K L Rahul, as India defeated a self-destructing Bangladesh by 30 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the series 2-1, here on Sunday. Pacers Deepak Chahar (6/7 in 3.2 overs), who registered […]

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Yuvraj Singh Cites Fear Of Indian Cricket Team Players

Mumbai: Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Monday claimed that the country’s cricketers feel compelled to play even when they are not in a condition to for the fear of losing their place, a situation he hopes will change with Sourav Ganguly as BCCI President. The swashbuckling left-hander, who has retired from international cricket to […]

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Rohit Sharma Gives India Injury Scare, Gets Hit On Thigh During Practice

New Delhi: Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma on Friday gave the hosts an injury scare ahead of the first T20I against Bangladesh after he was hit on the thigh during practice session at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. Rohit, who was getting throwdowns from batting coach Vikram Rathour and Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Seneviratne at the nets, […]

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Bangladesh players go on strike before India tour, BCCI to 'wait and watch'

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s upcoming tour of India was on Monday thrown into jeopardy after their national team players refused to participate in any cricketing activity until their demands, including a hike in salary, are met. The boycott plan was announced by the country’s top players such as Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah and […]

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Kumble Turns 49; Wishes Pour In For India's Greatest Match-Winner

New Delhi: Wishes poured in on social media for legendary Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble who turned 49 on Wednesday. Former Indian opener and current Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Gautam Gambhir termed Kumble the biggest match-winner for the country and tweeted: “Birthday wishes to India’s greatest match-winner Anil Kumble! Have learnt so much from you and […]

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Mohammad Shami Has Mastered The Art Of Reverse Swing: Rohit Sharma

Visakhapatnam: Mohammad Shami’s mastery over reverse swing has been one of the big plus points for the Indian team while playing on slow unresponsive pitches, feels India opener, Rohit Sharma. Shami picked up his fifth five wicket haul in Tests as India comfortably beat South Africa by 203 runs. “We have seen him (Shami) in […]

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Hitman Rohit Sharma Races To Historic Record Of Most Sixes

Visakhapatnam: Rohit Sharma smashed another hundred and a plethora of records as India set an improbable 395-run target for South Africa in first Test which is headed for an exciting final day. Rohit raced to embark a historic record of most sixes in a game with 13 maximums, surpassing Pakistan’s Wasim Akram who had smashed […]

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De Kock hits unbeaten 79 as South Africa beat India by 9 wickets to draw T20 series

Bengaluru: Skipper Quinton de Kock smashed an unbeaten 79 off 52 balls as South Africa comfortably beat India by nine wickets in the third T20 International with the series ending in a 1-1 draw. Batting first, India managed a below-par 134 for 9 on a batting friendly Chinnaswamy track, with opener Shikhar Dhawan scoring 36 […]

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'Need To Look Beyond World T20 When Developing Young Talent'

New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said that India need to look beyond the upcoming World T20 when it comes to finding young talent and give them consistent runs in the senior squad. “The most important thing for India is to not look at the World T20 next year. Before the last World Cup […]

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Players Should Prove Themselves Before World T20: Virat Kohli

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said that players getting a chance in the team before the ICC World T20, scheduled to be held next year, will have to prove themselves in a short span of time as the team management is trying to figure out a perfect balance before the mega event. […]

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Kohli On Dhoni Picture Tweet: A Lesson For Me How Wrongly Things Are Interpreted

Dharamsala: India captain Virat Kohli has learnt “his lesson” the hard way after an innocuous tweet of his sparked rumours of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s international retirement in a social media frenzy. On Thursday, Kohli had tweeted a picture of him sitting on his hunches after beating Australia in a league game of the 2016 World […]

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India Aim To Continue T20I Domination In First Tie Against SA

Dharamsala: After dominating in all the three formats against the West Indies, Team India are now back at their den and will aim to further their preparations for next year’s World T20 when they take on South Africa in the first T20I of the three-match series at the picturesque HPCA Stadium here on Sunday. The […]

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Pavilion will be a reminder of my journey: Kohli

New Delhi: Indian skipper Virat Kohli who was honoured with a stand at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the national capital, has expressed gratitude to the DDCA and the BCCI and hoped it will serve as an inspiration to budding cricketers. “Thank you DDCA and BCCI for bestowing this honour upon me. The pavilion will […]

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Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With SL Players Not Touring Pakistan

Lahore: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment after 10 Sri Lankan players have decided to pull out of their country’s upcoming tour of Pakistan for the three ODIs and as many T20I matches. Expressing his disappointment, Akhtar reminded the islanders as how Pakistan has “always been a huge support for SL cricket”. “So disappointed […]

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Ten Sri Lankan players opt out of Pakistan tour

Colombo: Ten of Sri Lanka’s top players opted out of the Pakistan tour starting September 27, following a security briefing with the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board. T20I skipper Lasith Malinga, along with former captains Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dhananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera and Niroshan […]

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Thailand, Bangladesh Qualify For 2020 Women's T20 WC

London: Thailand and Bangladesh sealed two spots at next years’ ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia by winning their respective semi-finals in the World Cup Qualifiers. In the first semi-final, Bangladesh knocked out Ireland in a low-scoring thriller at Forthill as they chased down the 86-run target with four-wickets in hand and guarantee their […]

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Dhoni Has Given Us Time To Prepare WT20 Team: India Selector

New Delhi: Moments after the Indian selectors announced the T20 squad for the South Africa series, pundits started questioning whether M.S. Dhoni has been ignored and the writing was on the wall for India’s most decorated captain. Quashing all rumours, a national selector has revealed that the wicket-keeper has actually given the five wise men […]

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October 20 Deadline For OCA Elections

Cuttack: The process for conduct of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) elections for the appointment of electoral officers has begun and is expected to be completed by October 20, informed OCA working committee chairman Dhiren Pallai today. The elections will be held for six major posts of OCA including the president, vice-president, secretary, joint secretary, treasurer […]

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Ishant set to surpass Kapil in elite India list

Kingston (Jamaica): Right-arm pacer Ishant Sharma, who played a pivotal role in India’s emphatic victory in the first Test against West Indies, will aim to add yet another feather on his cap when he comes out to bowl in the second game beginning Friday at the Sabina Park. Ishant is currently tied with legendary skipper […]

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Virat Kohli Facing Ego Problem?

Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli may not have started off well in the ongoing Test series against West Indies but it seems that  the skipper is seeking some radical changes in his life. In the ongoing opening Test between India and the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua, […]

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Problem of plenty a happy one for Team India: Kohli

North Sound (Antigua): India captain Virat Kohli feels the team management has a happy problem of plenty to deal with when it comes to selecting the first XI, ahead of India’s World Test Championship campaign where they take on the West Indies at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Thursday. It could be toss up between […]

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Kohli & Co Pose With New Test Jerseys. See Pics

Indian cricketers posed with their new Test jerseys, the pictures of which were posted by Team India’s official social media account through an Instagram story. The photo shoot was done just before the World Test Championship campaign that begins with the two-Test series against the West Indies, beginning on Thursday in Antigua. Captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Ajinkya […]

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Harbhajan, Bindra among five sportspersons appointed of PIS' governing council members

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved the names of five eminent sportspersons, including cricketer Harbhajan Singh, as members of the state’s sports institute’s governing council. All sportspersons, to be part of the Punjab Institute of Sports’ (PIS) governing council are from different disciplines of sports, an official spokesperson said on Saturday. Other sportspersons, […]

Ravi Shastri re-appointed as India head coach

New Delhi: The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third. […]