newscricket24 minutes ago

Stepping down as the coach Anil Kumble's personal choice, says Sourav Ganguly

BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee member Sourav Ganguly has stated that Anil Kumble's resignation from the post of Indian coach was his personal choice. Anil Kumble stepped down as the Indian coach following the reports of rift with Indian skipper Virat Kohli which he confirmed via his Twitter handle.
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newscricketan hour ago

Mithali Raj : Ask the men in the game who their favourite female cricketer is

Indian women's captain Mithali Raj suggested a reporter to ask the men in cricket who their favourite female player in the game was when questioned about her favourite cricketer from India or Pakistan. Raj also pointed out the differences between the men and women's category of cricket in India.
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newscricketan hour ago

West Indies vs India | First ODI - Match Predictions

India take on West Indies in the First ODI of the five-match series at Port of Spain and will be looking to bounce back from their horror show against Pakistan in the finals of the Champions Trophy. On the other hand, Windies will look to start afresh after missing out on a Champions Trophy place.
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newstennis3 hours ago

Pat Cash predicts Roger Federer to win Wimbledon

Australian Tennis Legend Pat Cash has predicted Roger Federer to lift the Wimbledon title, owing to the brilliant tennis the Swiss has been playing lately. Cash has also suggested that the 18-time Grand Slam champion could be stopped in his ways only by World No. 1 Andy Murray.
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newscricket3 hours ago

Virat Kohli: Ajinkya Rahane will partner Shikhar Dhawan at the top

Virat Kohli has said that Ajinkya Rahane will open the innings for India in the series against West Indies which starts today with the first ODI in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Rahane was India’s second choice opener in the recently concluded Champions Trophy, behind Rohit Sharma.
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newshockey4 hours ago

Hockey World League Semi-Finals | India lose to Malaysia in the quarter finals

India fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat against Asian rivals Malaysia in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League semifinals on Thursday. Malaysia took a 2-0 advantage, but a brilliant brace from Ramandeep Singh leveled it up for India ahead of half-time before Rahim scored the winner.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Afghanistan and Ireland awarded Test status

Afghanistan and Ireland have been approved as Full Members by the ICC making them cricket's 11th and 12th Test-playing nation respectively. The status was awarded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board in London on Thursday, during the ICC's Annual General Meeting.
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newsbadminton6 hours ago

Australian Open | Srikanth beats Sai Praneeth to enter semi-finals

Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form at the ongoing Australian Open with a win over compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 in the quarterfinal. Srikanth had defeated world no.1 Son Wan Ho yesterday following up on his impressive victory at the Indonesia Open.
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newscricket7 hours ago

Michael Vaughan justifies dropping Kohli from his combined CT squad

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan picked his Champions Trophy team of the tournament immediately after the event concluded, with Kohli being the most notable absentee in the team. Vaughan justified his omission saying that he didn’t play well enough to make it to his team.
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newscricket8 hours ago

Respect Kumble's decision, won't divulge dressing room details, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli addressed the media upon landing in the West Indies and said that although he has immense respect for Anil Kumble and his decision to step down as the head coach, he won’t part with any dressing room details in public. India takes on West Indies in the first of five ODIs today.
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