Kadapa: Manager of India A team MV Siva Reddy on Thursday was all praises for Rahul Dravid, saying that the former India skipper has immense experience and professional know-how to guide the youngsters.
India A defeated Bangladesh by 2-1 in a recent one-day series.
"We can find a keen…Continue
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New Delhi: With the South Africa series at home approaching ahead for the Indian cricket team, top positions are up for grabs in all three formats of the game. One of the player who could make it to the cut as the all-rounder spot in the team is Stuart Binny.
Binny who has featured in the T20 and ODI squad will also make the cut for Tests after having last featured…Continue
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Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan on Tuesday (Sept 22) ruled out giving an ultimatum to India to play a proposed cricket series. He says if it does not go ahead he will make alternative fixtures.
Earlier this month the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wrote a letter to the Board of Control for Cricket in India…Continue
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New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya's demise has left a vacuum at the top in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla said on Monday that the board will appoint an interim president if its constitution permits.
"Nobody can match…Continue
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Chennai: India Test batsman Murli Vijay was all praises for the efforts of Ravi Shastri, saying that the team director is able to lift the general spirits of the squad and that his arrival has made the team feel like everything is in place.
Ravi Shastri's contract was recently extended along with that of Sanjay Bangar (batting coach),…Continue
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With the increasing popularity of t20 cricket, cricketing countries have started their own league. The IPL has become quite successful and has already been through 8 seasons. And now, we will be seeing the inaugural season of PSL (Pakistan Super League), a franchise-basaed T20…
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Hyderabad: ICC president Zaheer Abbas recently stated that he felt that it was the right time to resume bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan as the whole world was keen to see the two nations play each other.
"It's a very difficult question to answer. I mean, whole world wants Pakistan and India to play. I hope…Continue
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Johannesburg: Just a few days to go for the India tour to commence, South African bowlers have started to prepare under bowling coach Charl Langeveldt.
The Protean bowlers on Tuesday participated in a thorough session under the watchful eyes of Langeveldt with the aim of increasing their workloads and mapping out expectations and game…Continue
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Mumbai: India team director Ravi Shastri, made a big statement in his first interview after being placed at the helm till the 2016 World Twenty20, says he was not disappointed by Ishant Sharma's behaviour in the third Test against Sri Lanka. The fast bowler got a one-match ban for arguing with Lankan players on the field.
Sharing his views…Continue
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Mumbai: Unaffected by the interest of the media in relation to the most suitable batting slot for him in the Test line-up, his usual spot at number 5 or one-down where he batted in the last two Tests in Sri Lanka, Ajinkya Rahane says he relishes to bat outside his comfort zone.
"I take it as it comes. I really enjoyed batting at number…Continue
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New Delhi: Along with the top players such as MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan others were named among the thirty players selected for a preparatory camp ahead of the series against South Africa.
Among the list pacer Mohammed Shami and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha was also seen, the player is back with a re-modelled action.
Shami was unable to play after the ICC…
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Sydney: Multi-talented Australian wicket-keeper and batsman Brad Haddin announced his retirement from international cricket after a fantastic and successful career.
Vice-captain of the Test team for much of the last two years, the 37-year-old will continue to play only Twenty20 cricket for the Sydney Sixers.…
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London: Australian opener David Warner said on Monday (Sept 7) that recently retired team-mate Shane Watson is a "role model for kids".
After having played 59 matches for Australia in a prestigious career that is close to a decade, but will continue to wear the green and gold jersey in limited overs cricket.…
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Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday thanked his growing fan following, which has taken his Twitter following to 8 million.
The 26-year-old Indian batsman, who experienced recently enjoyed his first Test series win as captain after leading India to a 2-1 victory over Sri Lanka, saw his following on Twitter grow to 8.01 million and the Delhi boy was quick to acknowledge the love of his…
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Ishant Sharma's excitement of assisting his team victory for their first Test series in Sri Lanka since 1993-94 did not last long after the tall pacer, who turned 27 yesterday, was told about a one-Test ban on Tuesday after Virat Kohli & Co's 117-run victory in the final Test in Colombo.
Ishant Sharma was responsible to take Team India to the…Continue
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New Delhi: Labelling Ishant Sharma's outrageous clashes with the Sri Lankans a "pathetic display of aggression", former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Test captain Virat Kohli needs to control his own belligerence and be a role model for his players.…
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The Pakistan Cricket Board has sent a written a letter asking its Indian counterpart Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) inquiring if December's bilateral series will be played or not. India have in recent times suggested that cross-border terrorism could hinder the most anticipated cricket series.
"Politics is vulnerable to highs and lows and the sport of cricket…Continue
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Colombo: India was able to overpower a spectacular century by Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews to triumph their final Test by 117 runs on Tuesday (Sept 1) and end a 22-year wait for a series win on the island.
A victory target of 386 was made but the hosts were bowled all out for 268 after tea on the fifth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo to give away the tourists a 2-1…Continue
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Unlike a Wasim Akram who believes that politics and cricket should not mix, Shoaib Akhtar is certain that a bilateral series between India and Pakistan is not possible when there is tension between the nations because of the terror activities.
According to the ICC Future Tours Programme, India has planned a schedule to play…
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Colombo: Cheteshwar Pujara got back to the Test squad in grand style by recording his seventh Test century. After spending some time out of the Test squad, this performance is a welcome return to form for him. His undefeated 145 in the first innings of the third Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday (Aug 30) assisted team India to create 312 all out but has also elevated him in a renowned…Continue
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