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July 25, 2017 5:14 am

Many BCCI members have also been opposing to recommendations like nine-year term for office-bearers, a three-year mandatory cooling off period and the 70-year age cap.

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July 25, 2017 5:08 am

The court also indicated that it may go soft on the Lodha panel's recommendation that the number of selectors be reduced to three from five as well as the criteria to appoint them.

July 25, 2017 5:02 am

The coach saga that preceded India’s departure to Lanka has infused excitement into a series that, on paper, is a battle of unequals

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July 25, 2017 1:07 am

Brett Lee said that his 10-year-old son's favourite cricketer is Virat Kohli. He also revealed Kohli's heartwarming gesture when his son was gifted an autographed jersey by Virat himself.

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July 25, 2017 12:55 am

Among the other well-known names is former India all-rounder Robin Singh, bowling coach TA Sekhar, wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya.  Also included in the list is ousted national selector Jatin Paranjpe. Former India medium pacers like Sanjeev Sharma and Salil Ankola are also on the list.

July 25, 2017 12:50 am

Opener's father, a driver, had to take a loan to fund her cricketing dreams and mother stitched clothes to enhance income.

July 25, 2017 12:01 am

Mithali Raj and Co. fell just nine runs short of what could have been a groundbreaking maiden World Cup triumph. Hooked to the TV screens were their families across India and when the shoulders slumped at the Lord's, quite a few hearts broke back here as well.

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July 24, 2017 11:16 pm

Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner met with ACA chief executive Alastair Nicholson in an undisclosed meeting to consider their options after a breakdown in the talks with CA last week.

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July 24, 2017 11:48 pm

After the win Anya's father, Ian Shrubsole said that her performance at the final has made her family proud but never in his wildest dreams did he think she would pick up six wickets to win the match for her side.

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July 24, 2017 10:24 pm

Veteran administrator Russell Adams will end a nine-year stint with IPL teams in India to take up the position of tournament director for the inaugural T20 Global League, to be hosted by Cricket South Africa. CSA said Russell Adams was an experienced sports management professional.

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July 24, 2017 10:07 pm

While the BCCI went on to reward each India player with a sum of Rs 50 lakh, it also announced a cash award of Rs 25 lakh each for the support staff of the Mithali Raj-led side.

July 24, 2017 6:45 pm

It may be recalled here that Tillakaratne has performed the role of a national selector, between January 2013 and April 2015. Recently Chaminda Vaas was also named as the team's Bowling Coach.

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July 24, 2017 6:41 pm

Talking about the final, Jhulan Goswami insisted that the campaign was a good one for the Indian team but they were unfortunate to stand as losers on the podium at Lord's. She picked up three wickets in the final.

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July 24, 2017 6:13 pm

Madhya Pradesh government has announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the Indian women's team after they finished runners-up in the ICC World Cup 2017. India were defeated by England by nine runs at Lord's on Sunday.

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July 24, 2017 5:49 pm

Selected by a five member panel of experts, Mithali Raj was selected as the captain of the Team of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 which England won by beating India by 9 runs at Lord's on Sunday.

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July 24, 2017 10:03 pm

Supreme Court has barred N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah from attending BCCI's Special General Meeting (SGM) scheduled for July 26. It further said only the state associations' office bearers can be in attendance.

July 24, 2017 3:47 pm

Malinda Pushpakumara will replace left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan, while de Silva, who was out of the squad for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, has taken place of regular captain Dinesh Chandimal, who has been hospitalised due to pneumonia.

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July 24, 2017 3:44 pm

Indian batsman KL Rahul has been ruled out of the first Test that scheduled to be played in Galle from July 26 with viral fever.

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July 24, 2017 2:50 pm

The Indian women's team might have lost the final of ICC World Cup 2017 at Lord's but Mithali Raj's troops have received a lot of appreciation and praise for the kind of game play they put on during the campaign.

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July 24, 2017 2:08 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur scored a half-century and stitched together a 95-run partnership for third wicket with Poonam Raut in the final of WWC against England. India, however, lost the Women's World Cup final for the second time.

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July 24, 2017 2:00 pm

Indian batsman KL Rahul who is making a comeback in the Indian side after he was out of action for almost three months after sustaining shoulder injury is down with fever ahead of the team's first Test match against Sri Lanka scheduled to begin from July 26 in Galle.

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July 24, 2017 1:21 pm

India are all set to face Sri Lanka in first Test of the three-match series which is scheduled to begin from July 26. Indian off-spinners on Monday shared about his plans for this tour and how is he seeing his 50th Test of the career.

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July 24, 2017 10:59 am

The Virat Kohli-led Indian side is all set to take on Sri Lanka in the three match Test series starting from July 26 in Galle. In a video posted by BCCI on their official Twitter handle, Indian cricketers are seen sweating it out in the nets ahead of their first clash.

India vs England, ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Indian Express
July 24, 2017 10:27 am

Mithali Raj’s team who had captured the attention of the global game during their path to the final were on course to lift the trophy when they reached 191 for three in the 43rd over in pursuit of 229.

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July 24, 2017 4:21 am

India were cruising at 191/3 in the 42nd over while chasing a target of 229 against England. Punam Raut's wicket caused a collapse from which India could never survive. In the end, they lost the match by 9 runs.

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July 24, 2017 8:38 am

Well into her 36th year, Jhulan Goswami showed she can still raise her game on the big stage. She got the prolific Sarah Taylor and the dangerous Natalie Sciver, the two highest scorers of the England innings, and Fran Wilson for a first-ball duck.

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July 24, 2017 8:25 am

Just three days ago, Jhulan Goswami bowled an away-goer to Meg Lanning in the Women’s World Cup semi final arguably the ball of the tournament that angled in and straightened after pitching, hitting the top of off.

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July 24, 2017 8:19 am

Despite the sudden flurry of wickets, India were still in with a chance with all-rounder Deepti Sharma and Shikha Pandey in the middle. When the duo added 17 runs from 15 deliveries, they looked like taking India across the finish line, even though it would have been a scamper.

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July 24, 2017 1:28 am

Worcestershire's Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over against Yorkshire in a high-scoring clash at Headingley. Left-hander Whiteley hit left-arm spinner Karl Carver over the ropes six times in the 16th over the chase.

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July 24, 2017 1:15 am

Alistair Nicholson and James Sutherland met in Melbourne on Sunday with formal negotiations set to resume in the coming days.

India vs England, ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Indian Express
July 24, 2017 9:07 am

Remember, Australia had thrashed India earlier in the tournament. Before the girls left for the World Cup, I told them that “if you perform you, will strengthen my hand. If you don’t perform, then everyone will be at my throat saying ‘what are you talking about women’s cricket?’”

July 24, 2017 1:01 am

In a match where nerves got the better of the Indian team, it was England who came up trumps. Skipper Heather Knight, after the win, applauded the efforts of her bowlers and said that winning the tight games has been something that her team has worked upon. 

July 24, 2017 12:57 am

It may be recalled here that this will be the last time that Jhulan Goswami will be playing the World Cup. With Raj's announcement, India will now be without the services of its two most experienced players at the next World Cup.

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July 24, 2017 12:08 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his support from the Indian team after its loss to England in the World Cup final at Lord's and said that the team gave their best and showed remarkable tenacity and skill throughout the tournament.

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July 23, 2017 11:02 pm

England clinched their fourth World Cup title after beating India by nine runs in the final at Lord's. India were chasing a target of 229 runs but were bowled out for 219 in 48.3 overs as Shrubsole took six wickets.

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July 23, 2017 10:51 pm

India lost their last seven wickets for 28 runs and surrendered the Women's World Cup to hosts England. Chasing 229, India were cruising at 191/3 in 42nd over before Anya Shrubsole tore the batting lineup to shreds.