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India women vs Sri Lanka women T20 | Harmanpreet Kaur's blistering fifty leads India to victory

Harmanpreet Kaur led from the front as the Indian women's cricket team defeated Sri Lanka by 51 runs in the last T20I of the bilateral series. While Harmanpreet scored her 63 off just 38 balls, Poonam Yadav scalped three wickets to deny the home side a consolation win in the final T20I game.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Stuart Law resigns as West Indies' head coach

Stuart Law has resigned as the head coach of the Windies cricket team and has decided to join Middlesex in the same role on a four year deal. Law, who took up the post last year, will continue as the coach till the end of the Windies tour of India and Bangladesh in October and November.
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Asia Cup | Pakistan was not playing to win against India, believes Harbhajan Singh

After India convincingly defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in two games in the ongoing Asia Cup, Harbhajan Singh has stated that Pakistan was playing cricket with no intention of actually winning. He further added that it is tough to compete with the Indian team with the kind of form they have shown.
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newscricket5 hours ago

I have learnt the most from MS Dhoni, reveals Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has mentioned that he has learnt a lot about captaincy in international cricket from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while standing close to him at first slip position. The India captain has also expressed that he has enjoyed his game so far and feels honoured to lead the national team.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Reports | ICC accuses BCCI of blocking cricket's Olympic inclusion

According to a recent report, the Board of Control for Cricket in India is blocking the way of cricket becoming an Olympic sport. The BCCI is reluctant to come under the domain of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) is trying to convince the Indian board.
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I had to work hard for the shots that look easy now, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has said that all his delicious pull shots for sixes came off only after he kept practicing them, stating that he really works hard on them in the nets. The Indian team is on a roll with wins in all the matches they have played until now in the 2018 Asia Cup.
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newscricketa day ago

Asia Cup | There is fear of failure in Pakistan dressing room, reveals Mickey Arthur

Mickey Arthur has reckoned that his team is going through a confidence crisis following their defeat against India for the second successive occasion in a week. Pakistan lost to India in the second Super Four stage game on Sunday, thanks to brilliant centuries by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.
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newscricketa day ago

Axed from captaincy, Angelo Mathews rues for being made a scapegoat

Angelo Mathews has claimed that he has been singled out by the cricket board for what was a collective failure of his team in their Asia Cup campaign. Sri Lanka lost both their group stage matches against Bangladesh and Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia cup to make an early exit from the tournament.
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After 6-7 overs it’s better to leave Shikhar Dhawan alone, jokes Rohit Sharma

Indian coach, Ravi Shastri interviewed the heroes from the victory against Pakistan - Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, as the latter spoke about Dhawan’s antics on the pitch while batting. Dhawan revealed that it was a proud moment for him to score a century against arch-rivals, Pakistan.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC assured me of a Test Series between India and Pakistan, claims Ehsan Mani

Newly appointed PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has stated that the ICC has assured him of a Test series between India and Pakistan during the 2021-23 cycle of World Test Championship. He also stated that the Indian and Pakistani board shouldn't fight due to political tensions between the two nations.
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