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June 25, 2017 6:35 am

Amidst all the turmoil in the Indian dressing-room of late owing to the Anil Kumble issue and the former coach's strained relationship with the captain, the Kohli-Bangar relationship has remained the same.

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June 25, 2017 6:31 am

In Mandhana’s edge-of-the-seat knock was lost the efficient sheet-anchoring of Punam Raut (86 off 134) and the late dazzle of the seen-it-all Mithali Raj (71 off 73). Nonetheless. these were bulky blocks that bricked India’s impressive monument of 281 runs.

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June 25, 2017 1:10 am

India and West Indies will play the second one-day international in Port-of-Spain after the first game was abandoned due to rain at the same venue. India played 39.2 overs and made 199 runs for three wickets before rain stopped the play.

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June 25, 2017 12:54 am

Jason Roy became the first player in a Twenty20 international to be given out obstructing the field. The incident happened when Roy veered off a straight course and was hit by a throw from Andile Phehlukwayo when short of his ground.

June 25, 2017 1:16 am

The CoA has stated that it has not been directed to decide on the eligibility of any individual to attend the BCCI's meetings.

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June 24, 2017 11:49 pm

Head of the Committee of Administrators Vinod Rai has said that role of Anil Kumble, who resigned from the post of India coach saying captain Virat Kohli had reservations with his 'style' of coaching, has been impeccable in the last one year.

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June 25, 2017 1:16 am

In the second T20, which saw the debut of the County Ground at Taunton, the De Villiers South African side posted a competitive total and then courtesy of their bowling attack defended it to win the game by just 3 runs.

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June 25, 2017 1:17 am

On paper, the Indian side looks strong while the young West Indian attack doesn't seem to stand much of a chance. They were recently held to a 1-1 draw by Afghanistan.

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June 24, 2017 11:34 pm

Batting first, India posted 281 for the loss of three wickets, thanks to a 144-run opening stand between Smriti Mandhana and Punam Raut. The former scored a majestic 90 off just 72 balls while Raut scored 86 off 134 balls.

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June 24, 2017 11:19 pm

Former India players Anshuman Gaekwad and Ajit Wadekar think that there is nothing wrong in Anil Kumble talking hard to his players after India lost the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final to arch-rivals Pakistan in England.

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June 24, 2017 11:00 pm

In the first match, the hosts won comfortably by nine wickets after chasing 143 in 14.3 overs. The second T20 produced a nail-biting finish as South Africa won by just three runs and levelled the three-match series 1-1.

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June 24, 2017 10:54 pm

India will look to continue their attacking form with the bat while the young West Indian bowling attack will try their best to restrict the opposition. Port-of-Spain is expected to receive thundershowers on Sunday afternoon.

June 25, 2017 1:17 am

Put into bat India put a fighting score of 281/3, courtesy of some brilliant batting by Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut and Mithali Raj. While chasing England fell short by 35 runs as they were bowled out for 246.

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June 24, 2017 10:26 pm

India top three batswomen Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut and Mithali Raj scored fifties to help team post 281/3 before four run-outs and spinners bowled out England for 246 and handed India a 35-run win in ICC Women's World Cup opener.

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June 24, 2017 9:28 pm

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed the management of Samaa TV to apologise to captain Sarfraz Ahmed and viewers for airing comments made by Aamer Sohail during Pakistan's Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka.

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June 24, 2017 8:26 pm

Apart from the excitement on the field, there is a lot in store for fans off the field as they will be able to include Twitter emojis for all the 8 captains.

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June 24, 2017 8:24 pm

Bangladesh will first play against Australia who arrive in the country on August 18. The first Test against Bangladesh will begin on August 27 in Dhaka before playing the second Test which begins on September 4 in Chittagong.

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June 24, 2017 7:47 pm

After a controversial tweet by West Indian batsman, Darren Bravo on board president Dave Cameron led to his expulsion from the side, the southpaw has now come up and challenged the board – Cricket West Indies – to prove that he was the one to post the message. It may be recalled here that in […]

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June 24, 2017 8:28 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have decided to play three T20 matches in Pakistan. The details of the schedule would be out soon but a World XI team would be up against Pakistan XI in Lahore.

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June 24, 2017 7:15 pm

Mithali Raj scored 71 against England in the ICC Women's World Cup. This was her seventh consecutive half-century, a record for most consecutive fifties by a player. The previous best was six by four other batswomen including Mithali.

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June 24, 2017 6:57 pm

On this day in 2014, Sri Lanka grabbed an emphatic win over England at Headingly, Leeds by 100 runs to win the two-match Test series 1-0 after picking up the last wicket on the penultimate ball of the match.

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June 24, 2017 6:22 pm

England fast bowler Stuart Broad is expecting to be fit before their first Test match against South Africa. The right-handed bowler left the field during Nottinghamshire's match against Leicestershire on Wednesday after bowling just one over.

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June 24, 2017 6:02 pm

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is reportedly set to have a meeting on Saturday to discuss the various issues pertaining to the implementation of Lodha Committee recommendations.

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June 24, 2017 4:58 pm

Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) have dismissed Nagaur district association panel. The panel is a part of RCA and Lalit Modi is still the president of the Nagaur panel. The decision was taken by voting 4-2 against the panel.

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June 24, 2017 4:29 pm

Australia on Saturday finalised a week long preparation camp for their Qantas Tour of Bangladesh that is scheduled to take place in August. The camp would begin from August 10 and will include a three-day intra-squad match on August 14 at Marrara Cricket Ground.

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June 24, 2017 3:45 pm

Jason Roy's exit from the middle was the start of the collapse in England's chase of 175 runs as both the set batsmen in Jonny Bairstow and Roy were gone in a matter of eight runs.

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June 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Graham Ford stepped down as the head coach of Sri Lankan team. Ford ended his second tenure with the side after 15 months. Hailing the Sri Lankan team, Ford in a statement released by Sri Lanka Cricket mentioned that it's been a privilege working with the Lankan side. 

June 24, 2017 10:22 pm

India pulled off a historic win against England in the opener of ICC Women's World Cup at Derby. India posted 281/3 batting first, thanks to fifties from Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut and Mithali Raj. England were bowled out for 246.

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June 24, 2017 2:15 pm

During a KSCA third division league match, medium pacer Varun Soragamvi bagged a ten-wicket haul in the innings for his side Loyd foundation against Guledagudda cricket team in Bagalkot. The bowler returned with figures of 10/36.

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June 24, 2017 1:14 pm

The Australian players on Friday rejected the new offer from Cricket Australia regarding the revised pay deal. Levin Roberts, CA Executive general manager in a letter to ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson made the offer.

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June 24, 2017 6:01 pm

The Chief Executives’ Committee approved all recommendations made by the Cricket Committee this past week in London. These recommendations included the use of DRS in T20Is, Umpire's call on DRS and poor sportsmanship.

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June 24, 2017 2:10 pm

The image from Jaipur Traffic Police did draw laughs and smiles from many on social but Jasprit Bumrah wasn't one of them. He expressed himself on Twitter by saying how disrespectful it was for someone representing their country.

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June 24, 2017 10:42 am

On Tuesday, Yuvraj Singh failed to make a difference in the middle order yet again as he was dismissed after making eight runs. It is only one of the several anonymous performances he has put in since scored a half-century against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy.

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June 24, 2017 10:43 am

Shakhar Dhawan may be without Rohit Sharma for the West Indies series after the prolific run in the Champions Trophy but change of partner hasn't affected him at the top of the order.

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June 24, 2017 10:41 am

There have been cases of such dismissals in domestic T20 leagues though, most notably former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly being dismissed in 2009 while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders against Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League.

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June 24, 2017 10:50 am

The ICC Board met on the final day of the Full Council in London on Friday and decided to form a new Governance Committee, with India heading it.