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Gayle's fiery knock takes Windies to 240 for 7 in rain-curtailed 3rd ODI

Port of Spain: In what appears to be his swan-song appearance for the West Indies, Chris Gayle smashed his way to a 72-run knock, leading the hosts to a competitive 240 for seven against India in the rain-curtailed third and final ODI here on Wednesday. The weather continued to play havoc in this tour of […]

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Kohli breaks Miandad's 26-year-old record of most ODI runs against Windies

Port-of-Spain: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday shattered a 26-year-old record when he surpassed Pakistan’s Javed Miandad for most runs by any batsman in ODIs against the West Indies. Kohli was 19 runs shy of the landmark when he came into bat in the second ODI against the West Indies and he overtook Miandad’s tally […]

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Jadeja Partners With Rohit To Make Fun Of Kohli, Bumrah [WATCH]

Georgetown (Guyana): India deputy skipper Rohit Sharma didn’t get a chance to bat during the first ODI against West Indies as the game was called off because of persistent rain. However, he didn’t let that frustration dampen his mood as he took the ‘Heads-Up’ challenge with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. View this post on Instagram WATCH […]

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Gautam Gambhir's daughter makes ramp debut

New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir’s daughter turned showstopper recently at the Fascino Faces Kids Fashion Week, featuring the Autumn Winter’19 collections. Azeen sauntered the ramp in a ravishing Pooja Wang ensemble, which observed some stunning ruffles, veils and pastel pallets with a pompous set design. Taking to Twitter, Gambhir posted a picture with his daughter […]

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Cricket Australia announce 1st transgender policy

Melbourne: In a first, Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday announced a transgender policy for the inclusion of transgender and gender diverse people in top-level and community cricket. In a media release, CA announced that it has developed an Elite Cricket Policy and Guidelines for Community Cricket to support players electing to participate in cricket in […]

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IOA to take final decision on 2022 CWG boycott next month

New Delhi: The Executive Council of the Indian Olympic Association will meet next month to take a final decision on its boycott call of 2022 Commonwealth Games, its Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said on Saturday. The IOA had proposed to boycott the 2022 Birmingham CWG in protest against the dropping of shooting from its roster […]

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Sachin shares 'driverless' parking experience with 'Mr. India'

Mumbai: Sharing the first “driverless parking” experience with his 29.9 million followers on Twitter, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said on Saturday it felt like “Mr. India” doing the job for him. The post, however, also sparked a debate on the need of wearing seat belt even in a garage. “Mr. India” is a 1987 Bollywood […]

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BCCI bans Prithvi Shaw for failing dope test

New Delhi: Talented India opener Prithvi Shaw was on Tuesday slapped with an eight-month ban from all forms of competitive cricket for failing a dope test, the BCCI said. The 19-year-old Shaw, who has played two Test matches against the West Indies in 2018, was reportedly undergoing rehabilitation for a hip injury. He tested positive […]

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Gavaskar questions Kohli's position as skipper post WC debacle

New Delhi: Following India’s World Cup exit in the semi-finals, legendary India batsman Sunil Gavaskar has questioned why Virat Kohli has automatically continued in his position as skipper even though his appointed ended with the showpiece event in England and Wales. The former India skipper feels that there should have been a formal meeting to […]

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We fancy our chances at World Test Championship: Kohli

London: Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship. The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston from August 1. […]

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Kapil-led CAC to pick India's next men's cricket coach

New Delhi: A Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) led by World Cup-winning former captain Kapil Dev was on Friday entrusted with the responsibility of selecting India’s new coach, the interviews for which are expected to be conducted in mid-August. The decision was taken by the Committee of Administrators (COA) running Indian cricket after a meeting here. […]

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Malinga confirms ODI retirement, hopes to continue playing T20s

Confirming his retirement from one-day international cricket, Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga on Tuesday remained hopeful of playing T20s.

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Tendulkar bats for second Super Over to decide WC winner in case of tie

Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said there should be a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of the boundary count if a situation like the World Cup final arises where England edged past New Zealand on more number of boundaries hit. “I feel there should be another Super Over to decide […]

BCCI invites application for coach's job, Shastri & Co get auto entry

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting coach, bowling coach, fielding coach, physio, strength and conditioning coach and administrative manager for the Indian team. Current head coach Ravi Shastri and his team will get an automatic entry into the recruitment […]

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Rohit 27 runs away from eclipsing Sachin's WC record

Manchester: Having already broken the record for the maximum number of centuries in a World Cup edition, Indian opener Rohit Sharma will be looking to break another World Cup record when he comes out to bat against New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ongoing tournament at the Old Trafford today. Having scored 647 […]

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Pakistani turns India fan after being denied entry into team hotel

Manchester: Muhammad drives a taxi for a living in Manchester, but just like any other Pakistani, his heart too beats for the game of cricket. In fact, such is his passion that he even plays club cricket on weekends and knows the Old Trafford ground inside out. But this edition of the World Cup has […]

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Dravid named head of NCA, to groom budding cricketers

New Delhi: Former captain and junior India coach Rahul Dravid was on Monday named the head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement. “Dravid will oversee all cricket related activities at NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and […]

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Pakistan wins but predictably loses semifinal race

London: ‘Mission impossible’ remained unaccomplished for Pakistan, who expectedly missed the semifinal bus but wrapped up their World Cup campaign with a consolatory 94-run win over Bangladesh, here Friday. Aware that the situation demanded them to beat Bangladesh by 300-plus runs to make it to the knockout stage, Pakistan needed to put on board a […]

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WC lacking feel, ICC should do more to spread the game: Bhutia

Kolkata: Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia said on Thursday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) should make ‘serious efforts’ to spread the game of cricket to other countries as the World Cup is lacking its charm. “I’m finding this World Cup completely ‘South Asia Cup’… It’s like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India only. Another […]

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Jadeja asks Manjrekar to respect him after 'bits & pieces player' comment

Leeds: Former India batsman-turned-pundit Sanjay Manjrekar’s opinion that he prefers full-time batsmen and bowlers as compared to ‘bits and pieces’ cricketers hasn’t gone down well with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Speaking to IANS, Manjrekar has said on the eve of the Bangladesh game that he still wanted to back Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav despite […]

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Gambhir lambasts selection panel after Rayudu calls it a day

Mumbai: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir Wednesday blasted the MSK Prasad-led senior selection panel after middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu decided to retire from all forms of cricket, saying the five selectors combined would not have made the runs Rayudu has scored in his career. Ignored for the ongoing ICC World Cup Rayudu announced his retirement […]

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India's last WC match likely to be Dhoni's last in national colours

Birmingham: It is the worst kept secret in Indian cricket right now but India’s last match in the ongoing World Cup, in all likelihood, will also be Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s last game in India colours. If India qualify for the finals and go on to win the World Cup on July 14 at the Lord’s, […]

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Kohli 37 away from breaking Tendulkar & Lara's record

Manchester: India skipper Virat Kohli will need to score 37 runs in order to become the fastest batsman to score 20,000 international runs when he faces the West Indies during their World Cup tie at the Old Trafford on Thursday. Kohli currently has 19, 963 runs to his name and is just 37 runs short […]

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World cup 2019: Why Shakib al Hasan is a threat for India?

With his all-round performance, the 32-year-old Bangladeshi player, Shakib al Hasan, has been playing an instrumental role in his team’s victory for quite some time. And it won’t be wrong to say that Shakib is the reason why Bangladesh are currently on the fifth spot in the World Cup points table. This may not be a good […]

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Anushka Sharma On Pregnancy: 'You can hide a marriage but not pregnancy'

The ‘power couple’ Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are currently dominating their respective fields. After their fairy tale wedding on December 11, 2017, fans are now eagerly waiting to hear the next ‘good news’ –  Anushka’s pregnancy. While the rumors of Anushka’s pregnancy continue to make headlines, the ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ actress recently rubbished […]