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ICC Considering Expanding T20 World Cup To 20 Teams: Report

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly considering expanding the T20 World Cup to 20 teams from its current number of 16.

India Will Tour Sri Lanka In July For Limited Overs Series: BCCI President
India Will Tour Sri Lanka In July For Limited Overs Series: BCCI President

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited overs bilateral series.

BCCI Announces India’s Squad For WTC Final & Test Series Against England
India’s Squad For WTC Final & Test Series Against England Announced

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian squad for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final and the five-match Test series against England.

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NZ Test Squad's IPL Players To Leave India On May 11

New Delhi: New Zealand’s Test players who are part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) teams will leave India for the UK, where they face England in two Tests before…

IND vs ENG: BCCI Announces 19-Member Squad For T20I Series
BCCI Mulls Shifting Rest Of IPL Games To Mumbai: Report

New Delhi: Two Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players testing positive for Covid-19 seems to have sent the Indian cricket board in a tizzy, and it was reportedly mulling holding the…

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Why Is India Cap Ungettable For Odisha Cricketers?

Cricket in Odisha was at its glorious best from 1997 to 2002 when Debasis Mohanty, Sanjay Raul and Shiv Sunder Das represented the country in Test or One-Day Internationals. The…

Virat
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…

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IPL 2021: New Season, New Battles

The biggest extravaganza of the cricketing world, World Cups aside, is upon us. For the avid IPL fans, who were on tenterhooks this time last year with the event shrouded…

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3rd ODI: England Win Toss, Choose To Bowl

Pune: England won the toss and chose to bowl in the third ODI against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday. India captain Virat Kohli said that the hosts have brought in fast bowler T. Natarajan for spinner Kuldeep Yadav. “I would’ve bowled first again, but it seems like the toss is completely […]

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Yusuf Pathan Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Pathan announced his retirement in a statement posted on Twitter. The 38-year-old Pathan was part of the inaugural T20 World Cup-winning side in 2007 and also the one that triumphed in the 2011 ODI World Cup at home. He also featured […]

India Vs England 3rd Test: England Crumble To 112 In First Innings, Axar Patel Picks 6 Wickets
India Vs England 3rd Test: England Crumble To 112 In First Innings, Axar Patel Picks 6 Wickets

Ahmedabad: England collapsed to 112 in their first innings with Indian left-arm spinner Axar Patel snaring six wickets on the first day of the day-night third Test here on Wednesday. Opting to bat after winning a crucial toss, Joe Root’s men once again looked clueless against the in-form spin combination of Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. […]

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New Zealand All-Rounder Corey Anderson Retires From International Cricket

Christchurch: All-rounder Corey Anderson, who once held the record for fastest ODI hundred has quit international cricket for New Zealand and and signed a three-year deal with USA’s Major League Cricket (MLC). The 29-year-old, who has played 13 Tests, 49 ODIs and 31 T20Is for New Zealand, didn’t feature in any of Black Caps’ assignment […]

Pakistan
Six Members Of Pakistan Cricket Team Test Positive For Covid-19 In New Zealand

Auckland: Six members of the Pakistan’s touring squad in New Zealand have tested positive for novel coronavirus, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) informed on Thursday. This was reported to the NZC after some of the members of the touring side, which is currently in isolation at a facility in Christchurch, had “contravened protocols on the first […]

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On This Day In 1989: Sachin Makes International Debut, Fans Trend #SachinTendulkar

New Delhi: On 15 November 1989, Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut and went on to “inspire billions” across the globe with his impressive batting skills. Sachin made his international Test debut against Pakistan that was played at the National Stadium in Karachi. In the same match, Salil Ankola and Pakistan’s pacer Waqar Younis had […]

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Women's T20 Challenge: Mandhana, Mithali, Harmanpreet To Lead Teams

New Delhi: India’s white ball captains Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali Raj along with their ‘double deputy’ Smriti Mandhana have been named captains of Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity squads respectively for the upcoming women’s T20 Challenge scheduled from November 4 to 9 in the UAE. All the three senior players led the teams during last edition […]

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Javed Miandad Concerned About Future Of Cricket In Pakistan

Lahore: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has expressed his concern regarding the future of country’s cricket, saying the foundation of the sport has been ripped out and replaced which, according to him, does not happen anywhere in the world. “I do not want to intrude in the workings in the PCB. Whatever the board is […]

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IPL rules: A Ban For Carrying Mobile Devices plays havoc with player's career, says Neeraj Kumar

New Delhi: Any player, player support personnel or match official will be banned for up to three IPL matches and will be fined Rs 5 lakh if that person thrice breaches rules that bar carrying any mobile device, laptop computer, static/landline, or similar telephone capable of making calls in the Players and Match Officials Areas […]

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Another Blow For Chennai Super Kings, Harbhajan Singh Pulls Out Of IPL 2020

Dubai: In another blow for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has decided to pull out of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 citing personal reasons. Harbhajan Singh will be the second player from the CSK after Suresh Raina to withdraw from the upcoming 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 slated […]

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Sushant, Disha deaths: Ex-Bureaucrat Alleges Bollywood, Cricket And Dubai Link

New Delhi: Former bureaucrat RVS Mani has alleged a much deeper connection in the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, one that links Bollywood, the cricket world, Disha Salian, Bunty Sajdeh and Cornerstone Sport and Management company. “There are many coloured dots in this case. It is very important. Nobody is talking about this. There […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

BCCI
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 […]