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Thursday, December 02, 2021


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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Dhananjaya De Silva and Lasith Embuldeniya give command back to hosts

December 2, 2021 9:11:19 pm

De Silva reached his eighth test century and at the close was 153 not out from 259 deliveries. He's hit 11 boundaries and two sixes.

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Bubble will be safe, Omicron symptoms mild: Cricket South Africa doctor

December 2, 2021 10:00:45 pm

On the day BCCI postpones South Africa cricket tour, Shuaib Manjira says risk of hospitalisation in Gauteng is growing especially in unvaccinated people .

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Women scorers pair for India-New Zealand Test at Wankhede stadium

December 2, 2021 7:15:53 pm

Kshama, 45, hails from suburban Nahur and passed the BCCI Women's special batch scoring exam in 2010 and since then she is scoring in IPL and Ranji Trophy games.

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Cricket was never easy for me, KKR my second home: Sunil Narine

December 2, 2021 6:39:37 pm

Sunil Narine has been an integral part of the success of KKR for the past decade.

India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Live Streaming: When and where to watch?

December 2, 2021 6:00:16 pm

India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) 2nd Test Live Streaming: After a pulsating draw in Kanpur, both sides are looking for a win at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Wriddhiman Saha has recovered from his neck spasm and is fit, says Virat Kohli

December 2, 2021 2:23:28 pm

Wriddhiman Saha has recovered from his stiff neck and is available for the second Test.

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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Mumbai Weather Forecast: Will rain affect play?

December 2, 2021 2:00:16 pm

India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Mumbai Weather Forecast: After some off-season rain on Wednesday, both the sides were forced to call off their respective training sessions.

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Kumar Sangakkara says Sanju’s retention was no-brainer, he is Rajasthan Royals’ long-term leader

December 2, 2021 1:17:19 pm

Having appointed Samson as their captain before the 2021 season, the Royals have chosen the batter as the first retained player for Rs 14 crore.


India’s cricket tour to South Africa to be delayed by a week amid Omicron scare

December 2, 2021 11:51:22 am

The India A team is currently touring South Africa and although the BCCI is not yet pulling the plug on that tour, the cricket board is seriously considering delaying the senior team's tour. The Indian team was scheduled to fly out on December 9 via a charter flight, but according to sources, that has been put on hold.

‘Heartbreaking’: Rohit Sharma on MI being unable to retain ‘gun players’

December 2, 2021 11:13:50 am

Mumbai Indians released the likes of Hardik Pandya, Trent Boult, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Chahar ahead of the mega IPL 2022 auction.

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IND vs NZ: Weather, combination worry for captain Virat Kohli as series on line for Team India

December 2, 2021 10:47:15 am

After an anti-climactic end to the first Test where New Zealand escaped with a creditable draw defying the Indian spinners on a slow turner, the home team under its regular captain would certainly go for a slight rejig in the combination.

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Ashes: Alex Carey to make Test debut for Australia as wicketkeeper

December 2, 2021 8:53:11 am

Cricket Australia has confirmed the pre-Ashes speculation and named Alex Carey to make his test debut as the replacement wicketkeeper for former captain Tim Paine.

After going toe to toe against the best, New Zealand bust the punching above their weight cliché

December 2, 2021 7:45:30 am

The last time NZ were in India to play a Test series 5 years ago, they had lost 0-3. Ever since that humbling, Kane Williamson and his men have constructed the finest Test record among all teams.

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Covid-19 positive Vaughan dropped by BT Sport channel from Ashes coverage

December 1, 2021 11:02:07 pm

The development comes a few days after the BBC's decision to remove him from their TV coverage of the series.

Kohli’s fate as ODI skipper set to be decided in next few days as SA squad to be named this week

December 2, 2021 7:45:44 am

The BCCI top brass have said that India's tour of South Africa remains on schedule, though they're keeping a close watch on the situation surrounding the emergence of the new Covid variant.

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Not many leg-spinners have Test ambitions these days: Sivaramakrishnan

December 1, 2021 8:13:02 pm

Leg-spinners would form the core of a team's attack in the past. But since the retirement of legendary Shane Warne and Anil Kumble, there has been less impact from leg-spinners in the Test format.

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‘You catch me, I catch you’: De Silva vs Da Silva battle plays out in West Indies tour of Sri Lanka

December 2, 2021 8:56:08 am

Dhananjaya de Silva and Joshua Da Silva have been involved in an interesting battle between themselves.

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West Indies leading Sri Lanka despite Mendis’ 6 wickets

December 2, 2021 8:56:10 am

Sri Lanka were 46-2 in its second innings at close having conceded a 49-run first innings lead to the visitors, who were bowled out for 253. Sri Lanka scored 204 in its first innings.

Leach taking cues from Jadeja clippings ahead of Ashes Down Under

December 1, 2021 6:53:24 pm

"I don't think (Jadeja) did too much different to what he does in India," said Leach, who has played 16 Tests, taking 62 wickets, but none in Australia.

We are getting best possible preparation for World Cup: Mithali

December 1, 2021 6:34:22 pm

In the last nine months, India hosted South Africa before playing a three-match series in England and Australia.

Andy Flower steps down from coaching role at Punjab Kings

December 1, 2021 5:23:28 pm

Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower, who worked as a coach in England for more than a decade and guided the national team there, was hired for his maiden IPL stint ahead of the 2020 season.

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South Africa players express full confidence in CSA’s bio-secure measures ahead of India series

December 1, 2021 4:56:48 pm

Doubts over India's tour of South Africa cropped up after a new COVID-19 variant -- Omicron -- was detected in the rainbow nation last month.

Manchester United co-owner’s company buys UAE T20 League franchise

December 1, 2021 4:39:28 pm

Avram Glazer is an owner of the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has also been the co-chairman of Manchester United since 2005.

ICC Test Rankings: Shreyas Iyer enters list; Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli retain spots

December 1, 2021 4:03:15 pm

Shreyas Iyer's debut Test effort of 105 and 65 helped him enter the batting rankings in 74th position, while Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha also made notable progress.

New Zealand need to be tighter with our line and length in Mumbai: Ajaz Patel

December 2, 2021 8:56:19 am

Ajaz Patel said his team is capable of causing upsets and will go into the second Test looking for a win.