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Railways cricket team, Railway junior team. Under-19 tournaments, Indian cricket board
June 23, 2017 2:33 am

Railways under-19 team takes part in the annual Cooch Behar Trophy and Vinoo Mankad Trophy, but the team is yet to win any big tournament so far.

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June 23, 2017 2:23 am

Board will receive $405 million in the new revenue sharing model, much more than what was ratified by the ICC in April

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June 23, 2017 2:14 am

The BCCI had earlier not allowed state associations to field outstation players in the T20 league. Interestingly, it was former Indian board president N Srinivasan, who had decided that state associations can’t feature players from other states.

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June 23, 2017 2:10 am

India will try to move on from the Kumble episode during series against West Indies but weather could come in the way of cricket

Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble, India coach, Champions Trophy
June 23, 2017 2:07 am

This was Kohli’s first press conference since Kumble’s resignation and his first chance to give out his side of the story regarding his failed relationship with the coach. But he stuck to talking about the change-room code.

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June 23, 2017 1:21 am

In the conference, it was decided that Affiliate Membership has now been removed. Only Full and Associate Membership remain. All previously categorised Affiliate Members will now become Associate Members.

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June 23, 2017 1:04 am

Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff -- who played 79 Tests and was man of the series in the epic English success in the 2005 Ashes series -- is taking the lead role of Kevin Chadwick in 'Fat Friends' on a tour of England.

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June 23, 2017 1:33 am

The hosts hold the upper hand after a comprehensive win in the first ODI. Jonny Bairstow was the star of the show with an unbeaten 60 off just 35 balls. He was ably supported by Alex Hales who also looked in good nick with a well-made 47

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June 23, 2017 12:32 am

Afghanistan cricket has made rapid strides with the country's premier leg-spinner Rashid Khan making waves in T20 leagues including IPL. Recently, they beat West Indies in an ODI, drawing an away series 1-1.

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June 23, 2017 12:55 am

If Virat Kohli can lead his side to a whitewash over the West Indies then his side will jump to the second position in ODI rankings. India currently on 116 points can overtake second-placed Australia, on 117 points by a fraction of a point.

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June 23, 2017 12:18 am

Anil Kumble, in his parting statement, has said Kohli had reservations about his coaching 'style' and there partnership was untenable as he did not accompany the side in the ongoing tour to the West Indies.

June 23, 2017 1:24 am

England vs South Africa second T20 Live Online Streaming: England will look to register their second T20 series win in 2017 whereas South Africa will look to regain some momentum after a poor show in the first T20. ENG vs SA live streaming will be on Hotstar and broadcast on Star Sports.

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June 23, 2017 12:04 am

Anil Kumble had stepped down from the post of India head coach after declaring that captain Virat Kohli had reservations about his style. Virat Kohli on Thursday said that Kumble will always be respected as a cricketer.

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June 22, 2017 11:30 pm

Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekera had criticised the Sri Lankan team for their lack of fitness after the team failed to reach the semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and Lasith Malinga later compared him to a monkey.

June 22, 2017 11:23 pm

In her last 15 innings, Mithali Raj​ has scored 833 runs at an average of 104.12. In the recent warm-up match, Raj once again hit a fluent 85. Going by the signs, things are definitely looking up for the captain and her side.

Anil Kumble, Virat Kohli, Indian Express
June 22, 2017 10:26 pm

Former Indian cricketer and team manager Lalchand Rajput expressed unhappiness on Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble controversy after the head coach stepped down from the post saying that it has not gone well for the former Indian captain and leg-spinner.

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June 22, 2017 10:22 pm

Former England captain Charlotte Edwards in her column for ICC mentioned about the excitement of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 and how big the tournament is.

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June 22, 2017 10:13 pm

Virat Kohli reiterated that despite coming on the back of an ICC tournament he along with his side are committed to win and give their 120 percent in every game they play

India vs West Indies, cricket, Indian Express
June 22, 2017 9:39 pm

Virat Kohli-led Indian team will take on West Indies in five-match ODI series beginnings from June 23 in Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Here we take a look at some head-to-head figures of West Indies and India.

June 22, 2017 8:35 pm

This effectively means that the Afghanistan and Ireland are now the 11th and 12th members of Test match cricket.The last team to be granted such a status was Bangladesh which was almost two decades ago.

Afghanistan, Ireland, Test Status
June 22, 2017 8:31 pm

Afghanistan and Ireland have been granted Test status and the two nations are now full members of the ICC. The two sides were confirmed as full Members after a unanimous vote at ICC Full Council meeting.

June 22, 2017 8:34 pm

Jose Mourinho was removed as Chelsea manager in 2015 after a disappointing season until then. The official word was about the results but there were more underlying layers to the sack - one being the players.

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June 22, 2017 9:24 pm

Virat Kohli, in the press conference ahead of the first ODI against West Indies on June 23, 2017, talks about Anil Kumble stepping down and why he won't go public with the details.

Luke Ronchi, New Zealand, Indian Express
June 22, 2017 7:26 pm

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Luke Ronchi bid an adieu to the game. He first made an appearance for Australian team but later shifted to represent Blackcaps. The right-handed batsman played a total of 85 ODIs and 4 Tests during his career.

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June 22, 2017 6:54 pm

Afghanistan and Ireland could join the ranks of full Test-playing nations if they receive the backing of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) conference on Thursday.

Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble, Indian Express
June 22, 2017 6:49 pm

Scrolling through Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli's tweets, we find plenty of pictures, tweets praising performances and the birthday wishes. And, these are yet to be deleted.

June 22, 2017 6:53 pm

Top-ranked batter Meg Lanning will lead the charge of the defending champions Australia, who also won the tournament six of the ten times before. Other leading players include Mithali Raj from India.

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June 22, 2017 6:27 pm

England will get USD 266 million less than India while six other cricket boards, Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will get USD 128 million each. Zimbabwe will get only USD 94 million.

June 22, 2017 6:03 pm

With the absence, of Shanon Gabriel, the onus will be on Alzarri Joseph and Jason Holder to lead the pace attack. Joseph is a raw talent and has played only seven ODIs so far but has a decent economy rate of 6.11 and an average of 32.08 and strike rate of 31.5

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June 22, 2017 6:01 pm

Virat Kohli and team begin their West Indies tour without Anil Kumble who stepped down from the position of chief coach which he took up last year before India toured West Indies for a Test series which the visitors won.

June 22, 2017 6:02 pm

A "Thank You" post by Kumble, with a long message, did create a sympathetic mood on social media, but the skipper is yet to react. The only reaction so far is Kohli deleting his welcome message tweet for Kumble.

Alyssa Healy, ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Indian Express
June 22, 2017 4:37 pm

Wife of Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc and niece of former wicket-keeper Ian Healy, Alyssa revealed about her initial interests in the game and how she eventually took up wicket-keeping in chat with ICC.

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June 22, 2017 4:37 pm

With Virat Kohli yet to speak his side of the story on Anil Kumble stepping down as the Head Coach of Indian Cricket team, the welcoming tweet being deleted by the skipper has given a sign of confirmation.

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June 22, 2017 4:33 pm

Kamaal Rashid Khan called Anil Kumble an honest man on his official Twitter account and said that a corrupt person like Virat Kohli will love to have Ravi Shastri as his coach since both of them are corrupt.

June 22, 2017 2:31 pm

Stuart Broad likely to miss England's four-match Test series against South Africa. Under Joe Root's captaincy, England will look to replicate its ODI success in the Whites.

June 22, 2017 6:11 pm

After putting up a great show at the Champions Trophy, it will be important to see whether team India can replicate its performance on the Caribbean soil.