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June 25, 2017 10:55 pm

Ajinkya Rahane was part of a strong top order performance from the Indian batsmen. He first put up a 114-run opening stand with Shikhar Dhawan before making 97 for the second wicket with Virat Kohli.

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June 25, 2017 10:52 pm

Azhar Mahmood said that it was a team effort at the Champions Trophy and it was especially pleasing that it was a young team which took the side to a win. He also claimed that these players represent the future for Pakistan

June 25, 2017 10:13 pm

After the first match was abandoned due to rain, 22-year old Kuldeep Yadav was presented with his ODI cap by veteran Yuvraj Singh ahead of India's second ODI match against West Indies.

June 25, 2017 10:05 pm

The Indian team was led by CK Nayudu as they toured England for the one-off Test. However, before this Test, the Indian side also had to play four tour matches.

June 25, 2017 10:31 pm

After Kapil Dev ran back to take a brilliant catch and dismiss Viv Richards, West Indies lost their next three wickets for just 19 runs and from thereon lost the plot and ultimately fell short by 43 runs.

June 25, 2017 6:49 pm

Suresh Raina, away from cricket, is spending quality time with his daughter and wife. The left-hander posted a picture with his family and has been very active on social media recently.

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June 25, 2017 6:45 pm

India beat England by 35 runs in the first ICC Women's World Cup 2017 on Saturday. Mithali Raj, who made 71 not out to complete an unprecedented seventh consecutive half-century in ODIs, said, "It feels nice to get runs under your belt."

June 25, 2017 10:40 pm

England produced a dominating display of batting and bowling to beat South Africa by 19 runs in the third and final T20 international of the series to win it 2-1 in Cardiff. Debutant Dawid Malan scored 78 runs to help England post 181/8.

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June 25, 2017 6:08 pm

Sanjay Bangar has said that after Anil Kumble's exit from the Indian side the players are coping well and slowly getting accustomed to the circumstances. However, he also stated that Kumble's departure has left a void in the team.

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June 25, 2017 11:01 pm

Ind vs WI 2nd ODI Live Score: India 211/2 after 34 overs: Live Cricket Score of the 2nd ODI between India and West Indies from Port-of-Spain. India and West Indies square-off in the 2nd ODI but rain threat continues. IND vs WI Live Score here.

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June 25, 2017 5:37 pm

Mithali Raj was calmly seen reading a book on the sidelines even when she was the next one to bat. As her image reading a book started trending on social media, she later revealed what book she was reading and why.

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June 25, 2017 5:06 pm

Former BCCI President Anurag Thakur said, "Virat Kohli is being unreasonably targeted, I think this discussion should stop. Virat has the ability to take Indian cricket to new heights in the next 10 years.

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June 25, 2017 3:53 pm

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli began his international career in 2008 when he first played for India in an ODI against Sri Lanka. The right-hander scored 12 runs in his first match. Kohli scored his first ODI half-century against Sri Lanka in the fourth innings of his career.

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June 25, 2017 3:47 pm

Virat Kohli was born on November 5 1988 in Delhi in a Punjabi family. His father was a criminal lawyer while mother is a housewife. Virat has a brother Vikas and sister Bhavna and was raised in Uttam Nagar. He began his cricket coaching at West Delhi Cricket Academy under Rajkumar Sharma.

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June 25, 2017 9:54 pm

The afternoon session of the meeting was attended by the former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. On Saturday, a clarification had already been given by the COA head Vinod Rai that deciding the eligibility or ineligibility of the people attending the meeting was not their order.

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June 25, 2017 3:35 pm

"Pakistan started in a similar way in the Champions Trophy and ended up doing pretty well. India punished us for not playing well. They obviously took the game away from us with the bat," said England captain Heather Knight.

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June 25, 2017 10:38 pm

Virat Kohli has become the most popular Indian celebrity on the social media networking site Facebook with more than 35 million fans, overtaking Salman Khan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only Indian with more followers than Kohli on Facebook.

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June 25, 2017 3:43 pm

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 10:12 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.