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Windies call-up two uncapped players for remaining ODIs against India

West Indies have called up Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris to replace Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams for the remaining three ODIs against India in the five-match bilateral series. The Caribbean team lost the second ODI to India by a margin of 105 runs after the first one was washed out.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Sourav Ganguly : Kohli-Kumble spat should have been handled a lot better

CAC member Sourav Ganguly has suggested that the dressing room spat between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble should have been handled in a much better way. Moreover, Ganguly also stated that everyone had a right to apply for the coach's post, thus clarifying his stance on Ravi Shastri.
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newscricket10 hours ago

After MS Dhoni, Harsh Goenka targets Virat Kohli

Industrialist Harsh Goenka has criticised Indian skipper Virat Kohli via a sarcastic tweet wherein he mentioned obeying the captain as one of the required qualifications for being the Indian coach. Goenka had earlier made headlines for his controversial comments about MS Dhoni during IPL 2017.
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newscricket10 hours ago

BCCI likely to shorten South Africa tour in favor of a home tri-series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to shorten India's tour of South Africa to make way for a triangular series at home against New Zealand and Bangladesh. India is scheduled to visit the Proteas from the second week of December, for four Tests, seven ODIs, and three T20Is.
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newscricket11 hours ago

The attention Anil Kumble got was the reason players got uncomfortable, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that the attention Anil Kumble got from the media was one of the reasons why the Indian players became uncomfortable with his presence. Gavaskar also believes that this Indian team needs a manager more than a coach, given the kind of talent that it has.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Lasith Malinga faces a one-year ban for his media remarks

Lasith Malinga was handed a one-year ban by a special executive committee of Sri Lanka Cricket after the paceman pleaded guilty to a breach of contract by speaking to the media without the board's permission. The 33-year old will also be fined with 50 percent of his match fees from his next ODI.
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newscricketa day ago

Ravi Shastri to apply for India’s head coach role

Former India team director Ravi Shastri has confirmed that he will, yet again, throw his hat for India’s coach position, after the BCCI reopened the application process on June 23. Shastri was the Director of the team from 2014 to 2016 and was one of the front-runners in last year’s coach selection.
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newscricketa day ago

Sourav Ganguly named in BCCI panel to study Lodha implementation

The BCCI have named Sourav Ganguly in the seven-member committee to identify ‘critical points’ of the Supreme Court judgment on the implementation of RM Lodha Committee recommendations. The panel will be led by IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla and convened by acting-secretary Amitabh Choudhary.
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newscricketa day ago

Over 200 of Australian cricketers could go unemployed as of 1st July

200+ Australian cricketers are likely to lose their contracts on July 1 as Greg Dyer, the ACA president, clarified that it is unlikely that a resolution to end the pay dispute will happen before the June 30 deadline. Meanwhile, he also requested CA's chief executive to enter talks for a resolution.
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newscricketa day ago

WATCH | Cow interrupts play in England

A cow invaded the field during a cricket match between Kerridge and Mossley which was being played on the former's home turf and made the fielding side run to safety. The home side won the match after posting a total of 297-4 on the board and then bowling out Mossley for a paltry 149.
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