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India A vs West Indies A: Shubman Man of Series, father hopes same form continues

Shubman Gill was adjudged the Man of the Series with a total of 218 runs, including his third half-century (69) of the series in the fifth unofficial ODI against West Indies at Collige.

Inaugural Under-19 World Cup for girls next year?

At an ICC meeting a few months ago, the members were apprised of the idea of having a global event for girls like the one for Under-19 boys every two years.

Concussion in cricket: ICC decides to act, but ambiguity remains

The ICC’s decision to allow concussion substitutes from August 1 is a welcome step, keeping in mind player health and welfare.

India tour of West Indies: A spin army for all seasons

India’s three squads for the West Indies tour have classicist, modernist, mysterious and unorthodox spinners.

Junior high in Suhl: Indian shooters rule the roost at the youth World Cup

Of the 24 medals the 54-member Indian contingent won at Suhl, nine came in Olympic events. It just goes to show, for Shirur, that the conveyor belt of quality shooters has validated the country’s endeavours in the sport.

Cristiano Ronaldo not to face charges in Las Vegas rape case

The victim's attorney, Leslie Mark Stovall, has acknowledged that victim received $375,000 in hush money following the encounter. He maintained that agreement was made under pressure from ``fixers'' trying to protect Ronaldo's reputation.

Army yet to decide on MS Dhoni’s request to train with TA

The former India skipper has communicated his unavailability for two months to the selectors as he intends to serve the Territorial Army.

India Squad for West Indies Tour 2019: Plight of the backbenchers

Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey are back, but with an almost full-strength squad set to tour WI, it’s unlikely they will get much game time.

MSK Prasad’s answers throw up more questions

MSK Prasad also said the selection committee felt for Ambati Rayudu, who announced his retirement after being snubbed in favour of Mayank Agarwal when Vijay Shankar was ruled out.

Akane Yamaguchi’s fast-paced attack undoes PV Sindhu in Indonesia Open final

PV Sindhu prepared for long rallies, but Yamaguchi surprised with fast-paced attack to clinch Indonesia Open title.

Selectors need to bite the bullet, rest Virat Kohli for West Indies tour

On Sunday, chairman of national selectors MSK Prasad, a low-key man with a modest international record, in consultation with a committee that has a total experience of 13 Tests, will decide if the raring-to-go India captain needs to be rested for the West Indies tour.

India tour of WI: Back to the future

Middle-order regeneration the key issue as selectors pick squads for the tour to the Caribbean