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Muller wishes Kohli, team India good luck for WC

London: German forward Thomas Muller on Monday shared a picture of himself in the Indian cricket jersey and a cricket bat in his left hand and wished good luck to participants of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, currently underway in England and Wales. In his wish, Muller made a special mention of Indian skipper […]

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Sachin Tendulkar on Dhoni's Role in World Cup

New Delhi: The 2019 edition of the World Cup is now six days away and while India is considered one of the favourites going into the tournament in England and Wales, a lot will depend on how skipper Virat Kohli leads the team in the showpiece event. While pundits questioned his captaincy during the recently […]

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No breathing space, pressure will be from first second in this World Cup: Kohli

Mumbai: High quality rivals competing in a Round Robin format has made the upcoming World Cup the “most challenging” for India skipper Virat Kohli, who says maintaining intensity from the first ball will be key to his side’s fortunes in the showpiece event, starting May 30. Kohli, who has competed in two World Cups before, […]

BCCI election to take place on October 22

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will finally have its election on October 22 as per the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai. The CoA met in the Capital on Tuesday and the decision was reached by the three-member committee. The elections of the state associations are to be […]

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Style is an extension of one's personality: Dhoni

Mumbai: Star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni says his personal style has evolved over the years, but his love for minimalism has prevailed. He has been roped in as a brand ambassador of India’s menswear brand Indian Terrain. “I believe style is an expression and extension of one’s personality and mood,” Dhoni said in a statement. […]

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Dhoni puts opposition under pressure: McCullum

Mumbai: With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 just around the corner, all eyes will be on Team India which is seen as the most strong contender and on former captain MS Dhoni who is probably featuring in his last World Cup. Experts of the game believe the stumper will be a major weapon in […]

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Many youngster had potential, Kohli translated it: Upton

Jaipur: Paddy Upton, former mental health and conditioning coach of the Indian cricket team during Gary Kirstens tenure as coach, saw India skipper Virat Kohli rise through the ranks and the Rajasthan Royals coach believes that while there have been many talented batsmen who have played for India, what set Kohli apart is his ability […]

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World Cup: 5 all-rounders to watch out for

New Delhi: All-rounders are the flavour of the season and this World Cup will feature some of the best in the business. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd told Times of India that the ICC’s flagship event in England and Wales will be “World Cup of all-rounders”. IANS takes a look at the five best all […]

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ICC releases official 2019 World Cup song

London: The International Cricket Council on Friday released the official song for the World Cup – named ‘Stand By’ – by LORYN and Rudimental across all streaming platforms. ‘Stand By’ – a collaboration between new artist LORYN and one of the UK’s most successful and influential acts, Rudimental – will be played in ground and […]

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5 fielders who will dictate fate of WC matches

New Delhi: While big totals may be the first thing that comes to mind when one says the phrase ‘modern cricket’ another mutation the game has gone through in the past decade has been an elevation in fielding standards. The advent of sports science and parameters like the yo-yo test has made players leaner and […]

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Dhoni, Rohit to be part of strategy pool for WC: Kohli

New Delhi: With the World Cup round the corner, India captain Virat Kohli has revealed that the presence of former skipper M.S. Dhoni in the team, especially behind the stumps, is “priceless”. Kohli said the selflessness with which Dhoni conducts himself makes him a delight to play alongside. “The fact is Dhoni is among the […]

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We have got all bases covered for World Cup: Shastri

New Delhi: India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the team has got all bases covered going into the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. In an interview with Cricketnext, Shastri said India have a flexible team and have players who can play at any position at any given […]

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Bumrah world's best bowler at the moment: Tendulkar

Hyderabad: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah, who bowled brilliantly in the finals of the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which Mumbai Indians won by one run against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Chasing 150 here in a thrilling summit clash on Sunday, Shane Watson’s brilliant 80 went in vain […]

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Tahir becomes highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019

Hyderabad: Imran Tahir became the highest wicket-taker in this season’s Indian Premier League during the final between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, here on Sunday. South African leg-spinner Tahir surpassed compatriot Kagiso Rabada with 26 wickets to his name. The 40-year-old removed Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to dent Mumbai’s charge after the CSK […]

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All-round Chennai thrash Delhi to storm into final

Visakhapatnam: All-round Chennai Super Kings rode half centuries from Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson to storm into their eighth Indian Premier League (IPL) final as they beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets in the Qualifier 2 at the Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Friday. After asking Delhi to bat first, Chennai […]

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Hardik Pandya sounds warning ahead of IPL final

New Delhi: Hardik Pandya tweeted an image on Friday with a caption that said: “Ready for the battle royal.” The post comes on a day when his IPL side Mumbai Indians will know who they will face in the final which is scheduled to be played on Sunday. MI stunned a rampant Chennai Super Kings […]

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Will hang myself if charges are proved: Gambhir on pamphlet row

New Delhi: The BJP’s East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that he will hang himself if Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal could prove that the cricketer-turned-politician was behind the distribution of derogatory pamphlets against his rival and AAP candidate Atishi. “Challenger Number 3 to Arvind Kejriwal and AAP. If he can […]

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Kohli doesn't have game reading quality like Dhoni: Coach

Kolkata: India skipper Virat Kohli has often said that he is lucky to have M.S. Dhoni in the team and the latter’s childhood coach Keshav Banerjee has also harped on the fact that the former India captain is the perfect mentor in this relatively young team. Speaking to IANS, on the sidelines of the launch […]

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SRH missed Warner-Bairstow magic at top against DC

New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) failed to go past Delhi Capitals in the Eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Wednesday in Vizag and while pundits spoke about how the DC youngsters put up a brilliant show, one cant ignore the fact that SRH missed the services of the duo of David Warner and […]

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Kohli exceptionally open to ideas: Vettori

Bengaluru: Virat Kohli is exceptionally open to ideas and relies on his intuition as captain, feels Daniel Vettori. Vettori, the bespectacled spin great and former New Zealand captain, has worked with Kohli for six seasons as player and coach at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). India and RCB skipper Kohli failed to take the IPL franchise […]

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Ziva Dhoni is back! And it can't be any sweeter than this

It seems like the word ‘cuteness’ is not enough to describe the exuberance of Ziva Dhoni. The little diva who has been a constant source of adorable talks, has won hearts of many through her gestures. In her latest video, the cutie pie has once again took to the social media platform, Instagram, to create awareness […]

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Kohli, De Villiers apologise for poor RCB show

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore tweeted a video of captain Virat Kohli and star batsman AB de Villiers in which the pair thanked fans of the franchise for their support and apologised for the team’s dismal performance this season. RCB lost their first six matches on the trot and were the first team to go out […]

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Women's T20 good opportunity for youngsters: Mithali

Jaipur: Terming it a ‘step ahead’, Mithali Raj feels the Women’s T20 Challenge will provide a platform to young cricketers to rub shoulders with the best in the business. Indian woman cricket team stars Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will captain the three sides — Velocity, Supernovas and Trailblazers, respectively — in the […]

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Dwayne Bravo doubles up as barber for CSK team-mate

New Delhi: Dwayne Bravo isn’t the one to shy away from an opportunity to have fun with his team-mates. He is known to be a livewire in the Chennai Super Kings dressing room. In a latest video, tweeted by the defending IPL champions, Bravo can be seen giving his team-mate Monu Singh a haircut. Monu […]

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Mumbai T20: Arjun Tendulkar picked for Rs 5 lakh

Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar’s son — Arjun Tendulkar — was picked for Rs 5 lakh by Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb, a franchise of the T20 Mumbai League, here on Saturday. The 19-year-old budding left-arm pacer triggered a bidding war at the auction for the second season of the league. Arjun had a base price of […]