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Play aggressively against Amir: Tendulkar's advice

Nottingham: Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has warned Virat Kohli’s men to exercise caution against the Pakistani pace battery when the two teams meet in marquee World Cup clash on Sunday in Manchester. According to Tendulkar, Pakistan have a very potent fast bowling line-up, consisting of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz, and they will look […]

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India, NZ share points after another washout

Nottingham: The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup game against New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled here Thursday. New Zealand have seven points from four games while India now have five from three with the next game against Pakistan in Manchester on […]

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Social media flooded with Pant memes after WC call up

New Delhi: With Rishabh Pant set to join the Indian team in the UK for the World Cup as cover for an injured Shikhar Dhawan, funny posts filled social media, with fans posting tongue-in-cheek pictorial messages as to how the youngster was waiting for his chance with bated breath. Pant was initially ignored as Dinesh […]

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World Cup 2019: Rishabh Pant frontrunner as replacement of Dhawan?

Indian team’s World Cup campaign received a major jolt on Tuesday as opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the remaining part of the series due to a fractured thumb. Despite a poor start in the tournament, Dhawan had roared into form against Australia by hitting a brilliant ton at The Oval on Sunday. He […]

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Rain forces South Africa, Windies to split points

Southampton: Incessant drizzle forced the World Cup tie between South Africa and West Indies to be called off at the Rose Bowl here on Monday after only few overs could be bowled, as both teams shared the spoils. Andre Russell-less West Indies put the Proteas in to bat after winning the toss with skipper Jason […]

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ICC, BCCI congratulate Yuvraj for an outstanding career

Mumbai: The ICC and BCCI have congratulated Yuvraj Singh for an outstanding career after the flamboyant cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket here on Monday. Yuvraj played pivotal roles in India winning the ODI Cricket World Cup 2011 and the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. “Yuvraj had an outstanding international career. He was […]

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Mallya booed at Oval, called 'chor'

London: Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya was booed on Sunday with “chor hai (you are a thief)” chants as he watched the World Cup fixture between India and Australia at the Oval here. In one of the videos doing rounds on social media, Mallya could be seen surrounded by a small crowd of people pushing and […]

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Kohli stops Indian fans from booing Smith, shows class

London: One thing which has been a constant in the ongoing World Cup is the continuous booing which Steve Smith has received from the fans in England and Wales. Be it the warm-up match against England or the tournament proper thereafter, Smith has been given a tough time by the fans across all venues. And […]

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Mallya spotted at India-Australia World Cup match

London: Vijay Mallya, facing extradition proceedings in UK, was spotted at the Kennington Oval in London on Sunday watching India’s World Cup clash against Australia. “I am here to watch the game,” Mallya was quoted as saying by ANI in a video as he walked into the stadium with his ticket. Mallya’s son, Siddharth, posted […]

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World Cup 2019: India opt to bat against Australia

London: India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in a group stage game of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Kennington Oval, here on Sunday. Both the teams remain unchanged since their previous respective matches. PLaying XI: India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (Captain), Lokesh […]

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Dhoni urged to wear army insignia glove against Australia by teammates

New Delhi: At a time when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the supervision of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has failed to back former India skipper M.S. Dhoni in the Army insignia controversy, his teammates have come together and urged him to continue sporting the Balidaan Badge on his wicket-keeping […]

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Dhoni gloves row: Rohit wants fans to wait and watch

London: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday refused to comment on the Mahendra Singh Dhoni gloves controversy, saying it will be for everyone to see whether the former captain will sport the regimental dagger insignia on his keeping gloves during India’s clash against Australia on Sunday. “I don’t know what is happening with that (the […]

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Star Sports restrained from interfering World Cup live streaming by Powersportz.tv

Gurugram: A Gurugram court on Saturday restrained Star India Pvt Ltd from interfering with Powersportz.tv.’s right for live telecast of the Cricket World Cup in digital platform till July 1. “Defendant No.1 (Star Sports Pvt Ltd) is restrained from interfering with rights of plaintiff (Konnexions Broadcast Pvt Ltd), which are there strictly under the licence […]

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Nothing to do with controversy over Dhoni's gloves: Army

Dehradun: The Indian Army Saturday distanced itself from the controversy surrounding the daggar insignia on Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s gloves, saying it had nothing to do with it. Dhoni’s gloves sported the Balidan badge of the parachute regiment’s special force during India’s opening world cup match against South Africa in Southampton in England on […]

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Virat Kohli's school sends soil to London as blessing

London: Virat Kohli is currently in England looking to become the third Indian captain to win the World Cup after Kapil Dev in 1983 and M.S. Dhoni in 2011 and it seems that his former school in the Capital is expressing its support in a very unique manner. Host broadcasters Star Sports tweeted on Friday […]

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka split points after washout

Bristol: Not a single delivery could be bowled due to inclement weather as Pakistan and Sri Lanka split points after the first washout of the ongoing World Cup here on Friday. Persistent rain and damp outfield meant that play was not possible even after umpires Ian Gould and Nigel Llong waited for more than five […]

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Players wanted retaliatory celebration against India, PCB says no

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing controversy over M.S. Dhoni sporting an Army insignia during the ongoing World Cup, it has come to fore that the Pakistan team wanted to celebrate India’s wickets ‘differently’ when the two teams meet in Manchester on June 16. Saj Sadiq, editor of Pakistan site ‘Pak Passion’, on Friday tweeted that […]

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BCCI asks ICC to approve Dhoni's gloves with Army insignia

New Delhi: With Indians across all paths of life coming out in support of former India skipper M.S. Dhoni after the International Cricket Council (ICC) asked him to remove the ‘Balidaan Badge from his wicketkeeping gloves, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) running Indian cricket have sent in a request to the ICC asking them to […]

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Dhoni in England for cricket, not Mahabharata: Pak minister

New Delhi: A Pakistan Minister has hit out at Indian cricketer M.S. Dhoni for sporting an Army insignia on his wicket-keeping gloves during the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales. “Dhoni is in England to play cricket not for MahaBharta (sic), what an idiotic debate in Indian media, a section of the Indian media […]

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Mohammad Shahzad ruled out of WC with knee injury

London: Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad has been ruled out of the ongoing World Cup following a knee injury. Wicket-keeper batsman Ikram Ali Khil has been called in as Shahzad’s replacement and it has been approved by the Event Technical Committee. Shahzad had retired hurt after suffering a knee injury in the warm-up fixture against Pakistan. […]

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Dhoni sports 'Balidaan Badge' on gloves in WC

Southampton: India’s opening game in the ongoing World Cup saw former skipper M.S. Dhoni once again profess his love for the security forces after he was spotted with regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on his wicket-keeping gloves. During the course of India’s six-wicket win over South Africa at The Rose Bowl, […]

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Salman starrer 'Bharat' may remain unaffected by India's WC opener

New Delhi: Film and cricket buffs may be divided over what to watch on Wednesday — Salman Khan’s Eid treat “Bharat” or India’s first match at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, but experts feel the movie will remain unaffected. India will play against South Africa in their World Cup campaign opener in Southampton. Trade […]

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Have learnt from mistakes of 2017 Champions Trophy: Kohli

Southhampton: India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team has learnt from the mistakes of the 2017 Champions Trophy when they lost to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final and the captain has said that introducing wrist spinners in the side was a step in that direction. The Men in Blue will start their campaign in […]

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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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Yuvraj thanks Guru Gary, but says no favours on June 5

New Delhi: Ahead of India’s much anticipated World Cup opener against South Africa on June 5 at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire, host broadcasters Star Sports have come out with a masterstroke of an advertisement. In the latest advertisement, while the Indian fans are shown talking about their love for former coach Gary Kirsten — […]