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August 23, 2017 5:44 pm

Shahid Afridi has revealed that the gamble to open the innings had paid off and one of the reasons behind his brilliant knock was his risk-taking ability.

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August 23, 2017 5:15 pm

Most of the Australian players are inexperienced with the testing conditions in Bangladesh. Hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell is already facing the heat as he revealed that he had a bout of heatstroke after a grueling net session.

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August 23, 2017 4:47 pm

Supreme Court has asked the Committee of Administrators to formulate a draft constitution. At the same time, the apex court has issued a show cause notice to the BCCI office bearers and asked them to appear at next hearing on September 19.

August 23, 2017 4:23 pm

With both teams in good form, players from the warring sides will know the importance of getting a strong start to the series. Mitchell Starc has revealed his plans to take down the English batsman, which is by targeting the inexperienced lot.

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August 23, 2017 2:28 pm

The first incident happened when 14 coaches of Utkal Express derailed near Muzzafarnagar leaving over 20 passengers dead and 97 injured. The recent incident witnessed nine coaches of Kaifyat Express derailed which resulted in more than 70 people injured.

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August 23, 2017 1:53 pm

India are strong favourites to win the ODI series against Sri Lanka which they already lead 1-0 after a nine wicket win at Dambulla. The Virat Kohli-led team are also coming into the ODIs having whitewashed Sri Lanka in the Tests.

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August 23, 2017 4:09 pm

Mahela Jayawardene also called for the need of an urgent solution to address the problems plaguing the Lankan side.

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August 23, 2017 3:08 pm

Matthew Mott has emphasized that with skipper Meg Lanning ruled out for the Ashes, it provides an opportunity for other players to stand up and perform.

August 23, 2017 3:32 pm

Pandya's recent performances in the Test series against Sri Lanka drew a lot of applause. Skipper Virat Kohli even went on to the extent of saying that Hardik Pandya can be to India what Ben Stokes is to England.

August 23, 2017 12:53 pm

Sam Whiteman is in doubt for the entire Australian summer due to complications that have arisen from a serious finger injury. It may be recalled that Whiteman fractured his right index finger during Perth Scorchers' Big Bash League final.

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August 23, 2017 3:37 pm

Indian opener Abhinav Mukund revealed that it was not a new thing for him to go back to domestic cricket and score runs and make a comeback again. It may be recalled that Mukund had to make way for KL Rahul in the third Test despite scoring a fine knock 81 in his previous innings.

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August 23, 2017 3:39 pm

Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has claimed that his side is unbeatable on home turf and it is the change in mindset that has helped them believe that they can win.

August 23, 2017 12:06 pm

Taskin Ahmed is confident that his team can put up a good show against Australia and has also backed pacer Mustafizur Rahman to deliver a good performance.

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August 23, 2017 10:08 am

The gear-switch is noteworthy since it comes in the wake of players, and subsequently the BCCI, complaining about the quality of their playing and training clothing in the series so far.

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August 23, 2017 2:00 am

India bowling coach Bharat Arun insisted that off-spinner R Ashwin, will start his County stint with Worcestershire and the official word on his exclusion from the Indian ODI squad in Sri Lanka is that he's rested, is in the scheme of things.

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August 23, 2017 9:55 am

Matthew Fogarty is 60 and has qualified for his 8th World Championships. The American from Boston had qualified in 2003 at Anaheim, based on his rankings (which is now 93), but the US Federation did not allow him to play because he was 47 then.

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August 23, 2017 1:24 am

India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, to enhance his cutting edge in the middle overs of an One Day International is nuancing the knuckle ball, which was a fad in the last Indian Premier League.

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August 23, 2017 12:35 am

Ashton Agar, who was dropped from the squad after the 2013-14 Ashes series in England, was picked after some strong performances in the domestic circuit and is raring to go in Bangladesh.

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August 23, 2017 12:33 am

Bangladesh will face Australia in a two-match Test series at home which is scheduled to begin from Sunday. The hosts are looking to make few changes in their batting line up.

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August 23, 2017 12:26 am

Shahid Afridi scored 101 from 43 balls in the NatWest t20 Blast match while playing for Hampshire against Derbyshire that included ten boundaries and seven maximums. Derbyshire skipper Gary Wilson after winning the toss elected to bowl first. 

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August 22, 2017 8:15 pm

India A skipper Karun Nair led his side to a six-wicket win over South Africa A to level the two-matchs series 1-1. Nair scored 90 runs as India A chased down a target of 224 runs.

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August 22, 2017 6:34 pm

The Cricket Association of Bengal on Tuesday appointed eminent lawyer Ushanath Banerjee as their 'ombudsman-cum-ethics officer' till their next Annual General Meeting.

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August 23, 2017 1:34 pm

Harbhajan Singh hit back at fans who alleged that the spinner received free villas from a real estate developer while regular people were losing money as firms went under.

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August 22, 2017 5:49 pm

Pakistan is finally set to host international cricket after Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that a World XI series would be held in Lahore after getting nod from Punjab Government for ‘Presidential level security’ for the tour.

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August 22, 2017 5:46 pm

Yusuf and Irfan Pathan inaugurated 'Cricket Academy of Pathans' in May this year with an aim to train aspiring coaches on how to be effective in coaching. The coaches will then be prepared to train youngsters by giving them useful tips and techniques.

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August 22, 2017 5:31 pm

Former England opener and legendary batsman has apologised for his "unacceptable" comments made during a break of play on Saturday at the first day-night Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston.

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August 22, 2017 5:24 pm

The video, posted by, reveals Indian cricket team's captain Virat Kohli's workout details and how it starts with an intense cardio session before moving to weights.

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August 22, 2017 3:28 pm

Virat Kohli has scored 769 runs in ODIs this year in 14 matches played at an average of 96.12. While chasing, he has scored 550 runs in eight innings for an equally commendable average of 137.50 and two centuries.

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August 22, 2017 3:20 pm

The prospect of Sunil Joshi aiding the Bangladesh spinners would become additionally interesting given Australia have brought in S. Sriram to aid their spinners. The development was confirmed by a BCB official.

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August 22, 2017 3:20 pm

Bangladesh have enjoyed a good run in the last two years as the side has reached ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, beat England in a Test at home and beat Sri Lanka in an away fixture.

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August 22, 2017 2:43 pm

Nathan Lyon will be spearheading Australia's spin bowling attack and Ashton Agar has a great chance of accompanying Lyon for a twin spin combination as Steven O'Keefe has already been dropped out of the team.

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August 22, 2017 2:30 pm

Alastair Cook is the only possible contender to surpass Sachin Tendulkar's tally of most runs scored in Test matches. The England opening batsman has his intentions clear when he blitzed past West Indies in the first Test at Edgbaston scoring 243 runs.

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August 22, 2017 7:08 am

Kaur and Raut, along with former India captain-turned-administrator Diana Edulji, will be the guests at Express Adda in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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August 22, 2017 11:42 am

In Appendix E under this law, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the custodian of the laws of cricket, instructed that the bat length “shall not be more than 38 in/96.5 cm”

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August 22, 2017 11:54 am

Nike has been associated with Indian cricket team since 2006 when it became the official kit sponsor. In 2016 it paid approximately Rs 370 crores to be Indian team kit sponsor till 2020

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August 22, 2017 11:44 am

West Indies have been lurching from one disaster to the next for a long time. They drew with England in their last series, in the Caribbean in April-May 2015, but it has been mostly downhill ever since.

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