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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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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Virat Kohli Named Wisden Cricketers' Almanack's ODI Player Of The Decade

New Delhi: India captain Virat Kohli has been named the One Day International cricketer of the decade for the 2010s in the 2021 edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Kohli…

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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BCCI New Rule: Cricketers To Get 2-Year-Ban For Committing Age, Domicile Fraud

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has adopted new measures to counter the menace of age and domicile fraud in cricket in the country. The additional measures, adopted by the sport’s governing body in India, will be applicable to all cricketers participating in the BCCI age-group tournaments, from season 2020-21 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Shahid Afridi Used Sachin Tendulkar's Bat To Score 37-Ball Century

New Delhi: Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood recently jogged the down memory lane and recalled how Shahid Afridi took the world by storm in just his second match on the international arena. Mahmood revealed the luck factor that saw Afridi being included in the Pakistan squad for the four-team tournament following injury to their star […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Eng Vs Pak 1st Test, Day 3: Pak Lead By 244, Eng Bowlers Lead Fightback

Manchester: Pakistan hold a lead of 244 with one wicket in hand at the end of what was a breathless day of Test cricket at Old Trafford on Friday. England’s bowlers managed to bring the hosts back into the game towards the end of the final session of Day 4 after their own batsmen were […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Captain Cool- Top Five Moments When MS Dhoni Impressed With His Coolness

Kolkata: The M.S. Dhoni we have seen in the recent past is not the one we have known over the years. The grey sideburns might have worked as a reminder to the world every day that his time is over, but the decision was made by Dhoni on August 15, the day of India’s independence, […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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India To Host England In February 2021, Confirms BCCI President

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed to its affiliated units that India will be hosting England for a full series in February next year after playing an away rubber in Australia. The Board supremo also informed the state units that the 2021 IPL will be held in April, within five months of the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Jimmy Anderson Becomes 1st Fast Bowler To Take 600 Test Wickets, England Clinches Series Win

Southampton: England paceman Jimmy Anderson became the first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in Test cricket, before the third and final Test against Pakistan finished as a draw on Tuesday, leaving the home side to celebrate a second series victory of the pandemic-disrupted summer. Less than two hours of cricket were played on a […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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