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Sunday, September 19, 2021


CSK vs MI: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya not in playing XI as IPL 2021 restarts

September 19, 2021 7:28:32 pm

Mumbai Indians named Anmolpreet Singh in their playing XI, while Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya were among those who missed out.

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Grateful Chris Cairns gearing up for “greatest challenge” after heart surgery

September 19, 2021 5:00:28 pm

Chris Cairns had collapsed last month after suffering a massive heart attack, resulting in an aortic dissection.

Watch: Catch deemed illegal for ‘intended assist’ from outside boundary

September 19, 2021 3:05:55 pm

One of the more unusual laws of cricket were invoked when a catch taken at the boundary rope was deemed illegal because the player had been in contact with one of his teammates who had crossed the line.

Don’t blame players for cancellation, they simply acted on govt’s advise: McClenaghan to Hafeez

September 19, 2021 11:19:54 am

Mitchell McClenaghan was reacting to a sarcastic tweet by batsman Mohammed Hafeez on Saturday on eve of the departure of the New Zealand team from Pakistan.

‘Channelise your anger, become world class’: Ramiz Raja to Pakistan players

September 18, 2021 8:29:57 pm

Ramiz Raja's comment came after New Zealand abruptly ended their tour of Pakistan on Friday, citing a security threat.

INDWvAUSW: India lose by 36 runs against Australia in warm-up ODI

September 18, 2021 4:46:10 pm

India will take on hosts Australia in three ODIs, one Test, and three T20Is from September 18.

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MS Dhoni as mentor will benefit Indian bowling unit, help introvert players blossom: Sehwag

September 18, 2021 1:41:22 pm

Sehwag, who has played alongside Dhoni for a decade, thinks his core strength as captain was understanding his bowlers' psyche in the limited-overs format.

Achieved all I wanted, never overstay your welcome: Shastri gears up for end of India tenure

September 18, 2021 11:12:38 am

The 59-year-old is currently in quarantine here after testing positive for COVID-19. Speaking to 'The Guardian', Shastri said to win the T20 World Cup would be special but the team has already done special things in his time.

Four years after bitter fallout with Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble back on BCCI radar

September 18, 2021 4:04:46 pm

With Ravi Shastri's tenure coming to an end after the T20 World Cup next month, the BCCI is set to approach Anil Kumble for the role of Team India head coach again.

New Zealand players reach Dubai after ‘specific, credible threat’ derailed Pakistan tour

September 19, 2021 10:57:24 am

New Zealand abruptly abandoned their tour of Pakistan earlier on Friday citing a security alert in a massive blow to the host country's hopes of staging regular international cricket.

Legends Cricket League being planned with former international stars

September 17, 2021 6:47:41 pm

Although the details are still not confirmed, the organisers claimed that the list includes some top former internationals from India, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and England.

Looking to repeat our 2020 performance in IPL 2021, says DC pacer Anrich Nortje

September 17, 2021 6:51:34 pm

Nortje, who picked 22 wickets in 16 matches in his first-ever IPL season in 2020, played an instrumental role in helping DC reach its maiden IPL final.

England to assess ground situation in Pakistan, to decide on tour in 48 hours

September 17, 2021 5:55:46 pm

New Zealand decided to pull its team out of Pakistan just ahead of the first ODI after its cricket board received a security threat.


What you do in second half of IPL matters, says Royals spinner Shamsi

September 17, 2021 4:28:40 pm

A fan of Royals' IPL-winning former captain Shane Warne, Shamsi added that he's had the opportunity to speak to the Australian legend a few times about his bowling.

MI can’t afford trademark slow start to IPL, CSK have shot at title: Kevin Pietersen

September 17, 2021 8:45:09 pm

Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals were placed in the top-four when IPL was suspended in May due to COVID cases in its bio-bubble.

New Zealand pull out of Pakistan tour: ‘security alert, escalation in threat level’

September 18, 2021 2:06:20 am

Soon after New Zealand’s withdrawal, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said they would decide in the next 24-48 hours whether their planned tour should proceed.

BCCI announces appointment of Junior Selection Committee members

September 17, 2021 2:45:42 pm

The members of the committee are Sharath Sridharan (South Zone) – Chairman, Pathik Patel (West Zone), Ranadeb Bose (East Zone), Kishan Mohan (North Zone) and Harvinder Singh Sodhi (Central Zone).


Is KL Rahul in line to eventually lead India after Virat and Rohit

September 17, 2021 2:34:36 pm

At 29, KL Rahul is already in the running to be one of the shining lights in India’s future. If experts are to be believed, he might one day even wear the mantle of India’s captain


Former players back Rohit to replace Kohli as India’s T20 captain

September 17, 2021 2:21:30 pm

Kohli has a 27-14 win-loss ratio as India's Twenty20 captain, while his Royal Challengers Bangalore team continue to chase their maiden IPL title

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Tim Paine ‘extremely confident’ of being fit to lead Australia in opening Ashes Test

September 17, 2021 11:20:37 am

The 36-year-old, who had disc replacements on his C-6 and C-7 in the neck, is expected to be under recovery for six weeks while the first Ashes Test is slated to begin at the Gabba from December 8.

KL Rahul can be groomed as a future India captain: Gavaskar

September 17, 2021 7:35:42 am

Gavaskar made the comments after Virat Kohli announced that he would step down from T20 captaincy after the World Cup. Rohit Sharma is set to take over from Kohli.

Durand Cup 2021: Gokulam Kerala defeat Hyderabad FC

September 17, 2021 7:35:55 am

The match took another interesting turn a minute later when GKFC’s Emil Benny received his second yellow card and got his marching orders, leaving the Malabarians a man down.

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Virat Kohli-Rohit Sharma split captaincy can make things difficult for next coach

September 17, 2021 8:30:48 pm

More than Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, the man who would replace head coach Ravi Shastri could find himself with the most difficult job of them all.

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Virat Kohli confirms he is leaving as T20 captain, mantle set to go to Rohit Sharma

September 17, 2021 3:19:40 pm

Virat Kohli’s statement mentioned Rohit Sharma as “an essential part of the leadership group”, all but anointing the latter as his successor in the shortest format.

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‘I have no idea about it’: Babar Azam on Pakistan’s captaincy change rumours

September 16, 2021 7:54:53 pm

Babar Azam said the two home series against New Zealand and England will allow Pakistan to give final touches to its middle order in white-ball formats.

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Match 30 : 19 Sep, 2021
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    Krunal Pandya Run Out! 

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    Lbw! Pollard falls

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