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August 23, 2017 2:24 am

Indian cricketers present at the team’s optional training session in Sri Lanka were asked try out a new training kits by the representatives of the India’s official apparel sponsor Nike.

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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 1:37 am

Matthew Fogarty is 60 and has qualified for the World Championships — his 8th. 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.

India vs Sri Lanka, Jasprit Bumrah, India tour of Sri Lanka, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
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.

Imrul Kayes, Australia vs Bangladesh, Australia tour of Bangladesh, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
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.

Shahid Afridi, Shahid Afridi hundred, Hampshire vs Derbyshire, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
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. 

India A vs South Africa A, Karun Nair, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
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 22, 2017 6:13 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.

Pakistan Cricket Board, Wasim Akram, PCB, World XI tour, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
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.

Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Cricket Academy of Pathans, Jammu and Kashmir
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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August 22, 2017 10:59 am

Sanath Jayasuriya, now the chief selector, played with 2.6-2.7 pounds bat with thin edges, talks about ICC’s bat-dimension regulations, besides some of the issues plaguing Sri Lankan cricket.

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August 22, 2017 12:13 am

Pakistan Cricket Board sprung another surprise on Monday when it allowed the players recalled from the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and counties in England to return to the competitions.

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August 22, 2017 12:21 am

Former Pakistan Test opener Aamer Sohail believes Umar Akmal’s chances of making a comeback into the national side have been greatly diminished after his allegations against head coach Mickey Arthur.

Sarandeep Singh, delhi cricket, ddca
August 21, 2017 11:42 pm

Cricket Affairs Committee (CAC) of the DDCA headed by Madan Lal has shot down national selector Sarandeep Singh's plea of being considered for the chairmanship of state team's selection committee.

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August 21, 2017 10:27 pm

International cricket is set for a comeback in Pakistan with the West Indies, following in the footsteps of Sri Lanka, agreeing to play T20I matches in Lahore in November. PCB confirmed tours by Sri Lankan and West Indies besides a series against a World XI side

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August 21, 2017 9:43 pm

Cricket needs a division system to bring in some context. There are multiple bi-lateral series which mean nothing unless there is some context to it - history, background, rivalry and/or above everything, something that is riding on each game. 

India A vs South Africa A, India A cricket team, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Cricket, Indian Express
August 21, 2017 9:27 pm

Apart from the top three Ravikumar Samarth (77), Sudip Chatterjee (46) and Shreyas Iyer (65), no other India A batsman put up a fight against the opposition spinners.

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August 21, 2017 8:26 pm

The defeat by an innings and 209 runs in the first day-night test in England at Edgbaston at the weekend left both Caribbean legends and old international foes alike bemoaning what they saw as Windies cricket crashing to rock bottom.

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August 21, 2017 7:34 pm

While Chris Gayle last played an ODI for the West Indies in March, 2015, Marlon Samuels' last appearance came back in October, 2016. West Indies will play one ODI against Ireland and five against England.

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August 21, 2017 7:30 pm

Curtly Ambrose said, "I never saw any aggression from the West Indies players throughout the three days. There was no belief that they could compete, let alone beat England. They seemed to be waiting for England to make mistakes and at this level that is not going to work. "Trust me, it was painful to watch."

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August 21, 2017 7:08 pm

Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team which made it to the World Cup final earlier this year, responded to a Twitter user who had commented on her "sweating" and said that that is what has made her what she is.

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August 21, 2017 6:30 pm

Ishant Sharma posted two pictures of him underwater on Twitter with the caption, "Trying to find some seam and bounce under water #maldives #snorkeling #familytime." Ishant warmed the bench in the Test series squad against Sri Lanka despite being included in the squad.

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August 21, 2017 6:17 pm

India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who scored a 71-ball century against Sri Lanka, is not thinking of being complacent despite his purple patch as there are many great batsmen in the Indian side who can take his place.

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