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T20 Women’s World Cup: It could be Australia vs India at MCG on Women’s Day

February 20, 2020 2:44:27 pm

Ten teams are participating in the event. India, Australia, England, New Zealand Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies have automatically qualified. Bangladesh and Thailand are there through qualifying tournament.

Rishabh Pant needs to accept that he is going through a rough patch: Rahane

February 20, 2020 10:13:49 am

"No one likes to sit outside but whatever your team needs on a particular game, you have got to accept that...Focus on controllables, keeping working hard and improve as a cricketer," Ajinkya Rahane advises Rishabh Pant.

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Dope-offenders on the rise as 11 more caught in December

February 20, 2020 9:06:28 am

Among the 11 who have been provisionally suspended is wrestler Roublejit Singh Rangi, who won a bronze medal at the 2015 junior Asian Championships.

Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel plotting India’s downfall against New Zealand

February 21, 2020 3:09:07 am

Not just his family and friends in Auckland and Napier, but those in Bharuch and Mumbai too would be glued to the telly sets when he bowls.

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INDvNZ 1st Test: In Playing XI, eight in race for four slots

February 21, 2020 2:55:34 am

Team India will have a few selection dilemmas to address ahead of the first Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve.

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Bengal start favourites against Odisha in Ranji quarterfinal

February 20, 2020 9:31:00 am

Bowling has been Bengal’s strength this season. They have collectively have taken 113 wickets in eight group league matches.

Meet Aditya Kundu, a wrestler who is a civil inspector and wants to be a lecturer

February 20, 2020 10:04:17 am

Kundu, 23, was among the three Indian wrestlers who won Greco-Roman bronze medals on the second day of the Asian Championship – Ashu (67kg) and Hardeep (97kg) being the other two.

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Ranji Trophy: Goa ready to rub shoulder with the big boys

February 20, 2020 9:36:41 am

The victory, in essence, was a watershed moment in Goa's cricketing history, as this was the first time they had qualified for the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals.

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Sanjeev Chawla not here for picnic at Tihar: ASG

February 20, 2020 9:38:09 am

Hearing arguments from both the side, Justice Malhotra reserved the order on Chawla's appeal against a trial court's February 13 order remanding him to 12 days of police remand.

Asian Wrestling C’ships: A 6 am wake-up call for dope test

February 20, 2020 9:42:30 am

The Asian Championships is only two days old, but already has had its fair share of mismanagement, controversy and malfunctions. From Indian women wrestlers left without rooms to technical malfunctions, the organisers have been having a tough time.

Bengaluru FC go down 1-2 to Maziya in AFC Cup play-off

February 20, 2020 12:03:16 am

Bengaluru FC attacked with intent as Cuadrat sent in Nishu Kumar in place of Parag, but a resolute Maziya defence held off the Blues' attempts to find an equaliser.

IND vs NZ 1st Test: Ravindra Jadeja for R Ashwin, Prithvi Shaw to edge out Shubman Gill

February 21, 2020 2:55:48 am

Ahead of the series opener at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, The Indian Express predicts India's Playing XI.

Manchester City could be in next year’s Champions League if ban frozen

February 19, 2020 11:00:52 pm

UEFA ruled on Friday that Manchester City had committed "serious breaches" of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations and failed to cooperate with its investigation, handing them a European ban and a 30 million euro ($32.38 million) fine.

Asian Wrestling Championship: India bag three Greco Roman Bronze medals on day 2

February 19, 2020 10:57:00 pm

India now has five medals that includes one Gold and four Bronze medals in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 in the Greco Roman category bettering their performance from the last Asian meet.

FC Goa become first Indian club to play in AFC Champions League group stage

February 19, 2020 10:38:46 pm

FC Goa secured the berth after beating Jamshedpur FC 5-0 in the Indian Super League match played in Jamshedpur on Wednesday. 

Women’s T20 World cup: The Power Rangers of 2020

February 20, 2020 6:00:09 pm

As the ICC Women's T20 World cup 2020 edition begins we take a look at those power rangers who can be the gamechangers or rather gamebreakers for their respective teams.

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New Zealand is a rare Test tour for India, and offers unpredictability

February 20, 2020 8:26:22 am

Unlike Australia and England, the last Test tour to New Zealand was six years ago, for a two-match series which got over even before Indian players had got accustomed to the conditions.

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Steve Smith happy to be back in South Africa for first time since Sandpapergate

February 19, 2020 8:39:04 pm

Steve Smith and David Warner were banned by Cricket Australia for a year, and Cameron Bancroft for nine months, after their involvement in an attempt to alter the state of the ball using sandpaper during a Test match in March 2018. 

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PCB chief Ehsan Mani hints at Pakistan giving up Asia Cup hosting rights

February 19, 2020 8:29:40 pm

"We have to ensure that the earnings of the associate members are not affected. It is not so much about the full members but about the associate members," Ehsan Mani said.

There is a reason I can discuss life & not cricket with Williamson on the boundary line: Virat Kohli

February 20, 2020 6:03:18 pm

It can be recalled that India and New Zealand regular captain Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson did not play the fifth and final T20I at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui and were spotted sitting on the boundary hoardings together with water bottles beside them.