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Wanted to 'commit suicide' after India loss: Mickey Arthur

London: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has claimed that he was feeling so low and disappointed after his team’s loss to India in the ongoing World Cup that he wanted to “commit suicide”. On June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester, Pakistan had to face an embarrassing 89-run loss (D/L method) against arch-rivals India. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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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, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan's Hafeez during their third one-day international cricket match in Colombo
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.

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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