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Sarah Waris

This postgraduate in English Literature from Kolkata has taken on the tough task of limiting the mystic world of cricket to a few hundred words. A firm believer that Kohli is a wizard with the willow, she spends her time awaiting the next Indian spring triumph.

ECB announce schedule of three Tests against WI in July

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced the upcoming schedule for the three-match Test series between England and West Indies earlier today. The first Test will be played in Southampton from July 8, while Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford in Manchester will host the remaining two games, from July …

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Latest News: ICC threatens to shift T20 WC in 2021 from India after delay in tax exemptions

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has threatened to shift the T20 World Cup in 2021 from India after they claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has failed to meet the deadline for securing tax exemption for the ICC from the government of India. According to …

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‘Please let us go’: Uthappa joins list of players asking BCCI to allow Indians to play in T20 leagues abroad

After Irfan Pathan and Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa has voiced his opinion and has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to allow Indian players to participate in T20 leagues overseas. The Indian board has barred its male players from participating in T20 leagues around the world, …

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Graeme Smith wants Ganguly as ICC Chairman; says his understanding of cricket will be the key

Cricket South Africa Chief, Graeme Smith, is all in favour of having Sourav Ganguly, the current BCCI president, as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The world of cricket has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with a number of events and games either getting canceled or postponed. …

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Pakistan players to start training in a bio-secure environment for 3 months

The Pakistan cricketers are all set to remain under a bio-secure environment for three months in Lahore from June till the end of their tour to England in August. According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, as many as 25 players will stay at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and will …

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Fast bowlers in England to return to training from this week

Eighteen fast bowlers from England will return to individualized training from May 21 across seven venues in the country, the ECB confirmed. The original plan had been to get the cricketers to start training from this week after the long lay-off due to the coronavirus, buy the board wanted to …

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TNPL 2020 postponed due to COVID-19

The Dindigul Dragons were champions of the TNPL in 2019

The fifth season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League, which was scheduled to begin from June 10 this year, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The upcoming edition was set to be an eight-team competition, with the final taking place on July 10, 2020, However, the TNPL can …

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ICC Cricket Committee recommends ban on saliva to shine balls in post-Covid era

The ICC Cricket Committee recommended a number of changes to the existing ICC regulations to mitigate the risks posed by the coronavirus once cricket resumes. Chaired by Anil Kumble, the committee members got together via a video conference to discuss ways to maintain the match ball and the appointment of …

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‘No option but to adapt’ Ishant Sharma on possible ban of saliva use on cricket ball

There has been talk of banning the use of saliva and sweat on the cricket ball and how that would impact the game which is already tilted as per many, in the batsman’s favor. India’s test spear-head Ishant Sharma says cricket will have to adapt to rule changes in post …

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Covid-19: MSK Prasad calls for banning use of sweat or saliva on cricket ball

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the ICC and the experts to think of life in the post-Covid era, and one of the biggest talking points has been whether the bowlers should be allowed to use saliva and sweat on the cricket balls to aid swing and make them shine. Former …

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