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‘Having David Warner in team is like having Floyd Mayweather’: Justin Langer

July 5, 2020 2:10:52 pm

After his return to the game last year, David Warner picked up from where he left off for Australia — scoring 647 runs in the World Cup and hitting a Test career-best 335 not out in November.

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Hated Sourav Ganguly for making me wait for toss everytime: Nasser Hussain

July 6, 2020 1:05:39 pm

Nasser Hussain said that Sourav Ganguly on the field and off it are two different people, adding that the former Indian skipper is still late for his commentary stints.

‘My life hasn’t changed at all’: Pat Cummins on earning big bucks in IPL

July 5, 2020 12:39:47 pm

Pat Cummins, world's No.1 Test bowler, was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a record Rs 15.5 crore, making him the highest-paid foreign player in the history of the league.

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Kusal Mendis arrested for running over and killing 64-year-old cyclist

July 5, 2020 8:19:40 pm

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis has been arrested by the Horethuduwa police for running over a 64-year-old cyclist, who eventually succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

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Quinton de Kock named men’s Cricketer of the Year in CSA’s virtual awards

July 5, 2020 12:14:18 pm

Quinton de Kock was named the men's 'cricketer of the year' at Cricket South Africa's (CSA) annual awards ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Not averse to contesting for DDCA prez post: Jaitley Jr

July 5, 2020 8:20:11 pm

Over the past month, various groups within DDCA have been calling on Rohan, who is a lawyer, and have claimed that he has agreed to contest for the post of DDCA president.

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Rajasthan plans world’s third largest cricket stadium

July 4, 2020 9:58:33 pm

When completed, it will be the third largest cricket stadium in the world after re-constructed Motera (1.10 lakh) and the MCG (just over 100,000).

Forgot count of how many team meetings were held to discuss Sachin Tendulkar: Nasser Hussain

July 6, 2020 1:16:08 pm

Former England captain Nasser Hussain on Saturday said Sachin Tendulkar and his "magnificent technique" would force his team to have many meetings merely to discuss strategy to dismiss the Indian batting great.

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We stay clear of engagement with Virat Kohli as it brings out the best in him: Josh Hazlewood

July 4, 2020 7:47:08 pm

Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood says his team prefers to "stay clear of engagement" with Indian captain Virat Kohli whenever he is batting as it brings out the best in him.

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Cheteshwar Pujara ‘getting back into the groove’ as he hits the nets

July 4, 2020 7:10:59 pm

After isolating himself for more than three months, Pujara wore the cricket gloves, helmet and pad and resumed training, with the Test batting star seen hitting lofted shots.

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Kevin Pietersen’s Twitter account locked for ‘violating rules’ in interaction with Piers Morgan

July 4, 2020 7:02:23 pm

The tweet cited by Twitter as Kevin Pietersen's offence was one where the former cricketer had jokingly threatened to slap television presenter Piers Morgan.

We are drawing inspiration from 2017 Headingley win: Phil Simmons

July 4, 2020 6:09:54 pm

Phil Simmons says his team will have to avoid early debacles which have often affected its overseas campaigns and take inspiration from the 2017 Headingley Test win.

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Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for Covid-19 for second time in 15 days

July 4, 2020 6:08:33 pm

Since the pandemic reached Bangladesh, Mortaza, an elected MP, had been actively working to fight the health crisis in his constituency.

COVID-19: 51 booked for holding cricket match in Greater Noida

July 4, 2020 5:52:16 pm

Fifty-one people have been booked for holding a cricket match in Greater Noida in violation of the administration's COVID-19 guidelines, police said on Saturday.

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England announce 13-member squad for 1st Test vs West Indies

July 4, 2020 5:00:08 pm

England vs West Indies 1st Test: This will be the first international cricket match since March 13, and the first Test match since India's tour of New Zealand in February.

‘Hey Federer, any tips for my forehand?’ Sachin Tendulkar showcases tennis skills

July 4, 2020 5:22:32 pm

Sachin Tendulkar, who is known to share a cordial relationship with Roger Federer, recently shared a throwback video of himself playing tennis.

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I could bowl with more confidence when Mahi Bhai was behind the stumps: Kuldeep Yadav

July 4, 2020 9:47:31 pm

Recalling the time under MS Dhoni, the Chinaman said the former captain has been instrumental in shaping his international career.

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Sachin looked even more determined to score after being hit on the nose: Waqar Younis recalls debut series

July 4, 2020 9:46:07 pm

Former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis said he never realised Sachin Tendulkar would become the biggest name in the coming years as the latter got out for just 15 runs in their debut match in 1989.

Recreational cricket to return in England on July 11

July 4, 2020 10:43:52 am

The ECB's announcement on Friday night came after Johnson made a U-turn after his earlier suggestion that teas and dressing rooms were among major obstacles in the amateur and grassroots game -- a traditional feature of British summertime -- returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cricket’s new normal faces acid test after shutdown

July 4, 2020 9:20:43 am

The last time the sweet sound of bat meeting ball was heard in international cricket was when Australia beat New Zealand in a one-dayer in front of empty stands in Sydney on March 13.

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