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Rohit Sankar

Rohit Sankar is a freelance cricket journalist stuck in a love-hate live-in relationship with the game. To rile him up, mention the 1999 World Cup semi-final. Rohit has been writing about cricket for well over 10 years now, and has written for a variety of news and sports outlets over this time.

New Zealand name Test squad for India series

Trent Boult makes a return to the New Zealand side after injury as the Black Caps named their squad to take India on in the Test series. Ajaz Patel was named as the lone spinner in the team with Mitchell Santner dropped from the Test side after a series of …

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ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Player Watch: Chanida Sutthiruang

The factor behind Thailand’s first World Cup, fast bowler Chanida Sutthiruang was the leading wicket-taker in the ICC Women’s T20 Qualifiers with 12 wickets in five matches at an economy of 4.16. The ever-smiling, charming fast bowler won the ICC Women’s Emerging Player of the Yea award in December 2019 …

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England’s problem of plenty at the top

England’s T20I preparations took a jolt on Wednesday as South Africa edged them by a run courtesy a fine death bowling performance from Lungi Ngidi. That the target was made well within reach of England by the top-order batsmen and the visitors still failed is a matter of concern. England’s …

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England name Test squad for Sri Lanka series: Key Points

England have recalled wicket-keeper batsman Ben Foakes and opener Keaton Jennings for the Test series against Sri Lanka in the Island Nation. The two-match series begins on 19th March with the first Test at Galle and the second on 27th March in Colombo. A part of the World Test Championship, …

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Cricket and its tryst with pink yet again

As South Africa and England take the field at Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday, the teams will be sporting pink on their jerseys in a bid to support and unite cricket fans and spread awareness and raise funds for breast cancer. The match on Sunday will be South Africa’s ninth …

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South Africa begin new era under Quinton de Kock as they head into world champions England

South African cricket might have nosedived in the last couple of years across formats. But if there’s any positive news coming from the Rainbow Nation, it is in the form of the baby-faced assassin, Quinton de Kock, who will now take charge as South Africa’s ODI skipper starting from the …

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ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: List of squads

  After the under-19 World Cup, action shifts to the second major world tournament in cricket this year – the women’s World Cup in Australia later this year. The 10-team tournament starts on 21st February and stretches till March 8th with 23 matches set to be held.   Here we …

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Pakistan recall Bilal Asif and Faheem Ashraf to Test squad

Pakistan have name off-spinner Bilal Asif and all-rounder Faheem Ashraf to their Test squad for the series against Bangladesh starting with the first Test at  Rawalpindi. Asif’s recall likely comes on the back of Bangladesh having a long array of left-handed batsmen in the Test team.   Asif and Ashraf …

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Was Tim Southee the right bowler for the Super Over?

Yes, he was the leader. Yes, he was the senior-most pacer. Yes, he had the most experience of bowling in Super Overs. Yes, he was once known as a death overs bowler. Yes, he once defended 9 runs in the Super Over by giving away just 6 runs. But was …

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