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South Africa vs England, 4th Test: What’s there in it?

This series went from lip-smacking competitive to lop-sided in just a session of the third Test when Ben Stokes lined up Keshav Maharaj and Kagiso Rabada earned a ban for venting out at the…well, stumps. From 1-1 and a lot of anticipation, the series suddenly wore a 3-1 expression as …

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019: Oman, PNG, Ireland and Namibia register key victories

Friday was again a busy day in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier as the tournament progressed towards the end of the group stage with as many as four matches, two from each group. In Group A, Papua New Guinea made huge stride towards their World Cup qualification as …

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South Africa Women win the final T20I

It was a matter of prestige for South Africa Women who lost the series already against India even after getting a golden opportunity to draw it. The final and sixth ODI was just a formality for the Indians whereas South Africans wanted to win at least one match. And the …

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Sussex ropes in Travis Head for the 2020 season

Australian international Travis Head has signed up with Sussex for the 2020 season. He will be available to play in all the three formats as confirmed by the county on Wednesday (September 25). The 25-year-old batsman was actually supposed to play for Sussex in the 2019 season but had to …

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SL to tour India in January after series with Zimbabwe scrapped

After the ICC suspended the Zimbabwe cricket board, their all-important tour of India that was scheduled to be held early next year was in jeopardy. While the BCCI had refused to comment on the status of the tour a few weeks ago, it has now been confirmed that Zimbabwe will …

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Zaheer Khan raves about India’s fast bowling depth

Zaheer Khan is raving about India’s fast bowling resources with special mention made of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami but he isn’t shy to point out that Navdeep Saini would be a beast in Test cricket. “The longer format, that’s the format that suits Saini,” Zaheer told Mumbai Mirror. “Saini …

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MS Dhoni was not made in a day, Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh thinks MS Dhoni should be given time to take the final call on his retirement. He also thinks that it will take a lot of time to find a replacement of Dhoni. Yuvraj Singh who took retirement from international cricket last year said, “I think …

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Waqar Younis hopes to combine with Misbah-ul-Haq to make Pakistan a better team

Waqar Younis and Misbah-ul-Haq have a long standing relationship. When Waqar was the head coach of the national team between 2010 and 2011 and later 2014 and 2016, Misbah was the captain of the side. But Waqar and Pakistan cricket don’t share as good a rapport. Both his coaching stints …

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Kohli is a good captain because of his players, says Gautam Gambhir

On Thursday the cricketer turned politician Gautam Gambhir took a dig on Virat Kohli’s captaincy. He clearly said that Virat Kohli is a successful cricket team captain because of players like Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni in the squad. Gautam Gambhir, in a media interaction clearly stated that one’s captaincy …

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Deepak Chahar enjoying death bowling

Deepak Chahar made headlines for becoming a beast in the powerplay overs for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. In a MS Dhoni special move, the veteran CSK ‘Thala’ made Chahar a new ball specialist, giving him three, or sometimes all four overs, on the trot in the powerplay. Chahar …

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