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BCCI goes against CoA decision to appoint Aijt Singh as Anti-Corruption Unit head

BCCI Special General Meeting in New Delhi on Friday red-flagged the Committee of Administrators’ appointment of the new Anti-Corruption (ACU) head, Ajit Singh. However, CoA chose to ignore it, saying the general body proceedings would have no bearing on the decisions taken by the Committee.
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Gary Wilson to lead Ireland in India T20I series

Gary Wilson has been retained as the captain of the Ireland cricket team that will take on India in two T20Is on June 27 and 29 in Malahide. In the 14-member squad, youngster Joshua Little, who is left arm fast bowler and Andy McBrine, who is an off-spinning all rounder, have both been recalled.
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I am excited and eagerly waiting to learn new things from Rahul Dravid, says Rajneesh Gurbani

Rajneesh Gurbani stated that he was excited and was eager to learn new things from coach Rahul Dravid after being selected in the India A squad for the upcoming tour of England. Gurbani also stated that he was keen on living up to the expectations of national selectors on the tour of England.
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BCCI goes against decision of CoA to include Uttarakhand in Ranji Trophy

The BCCI has gone against the decision of CoA to induct Uttarakhand into the Ranji Trophy and has decided to adopt a wait and watch policy on giving the first-class status to Uttarakhand. However, the revised pay-structure of centrally-contracted players got the approval of the General Body.
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Ravi Shastri insists Yo-Yo test is not something to be compromised

Ravi Shastri has adamantly defended the Yo-Yo test stating that it is here to stay and it is not something that any players or board members should compromise. Virat Kohli pointed out that the test has been a proof of stamina and endurance and has made a massive difference in the player's fitness.
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Virat Kohli joins Sachin Tendulkar in condemning two new ball usage in ODI cricket

Virat Kohli has joined Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis to state that the usage of two new balls in ODIs has made the game batsman-friendly. After England’s one dominating performance after another, Tendulkar tweeted that two new balls have reduced the importance of reverse-swing in 50-over game.
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There were phases in my career where I questioned myself, says Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has revealed that there were times during his 16-year long career where he questioned his own abilities as a cricketer in the Indian team. The 33-year-old wicket-keeper has also spoken about his admiration for World-Cup winning captain MS Dhoni, whom the former labeled a ‘Legend’.
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Balwinder Singh inducted to MCA’s Cricket Improvement Committee

Former India pacer Balwinder Singh has been drafted into Mumbai Cricket Association’s Cricket Improvement Committee along with the likes of Ajit Wadekar and Amol Muzumdar. Singh said he was looking forward to getting things in order at the MCA and improving the setup for cricket in the city.
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Sachin Tendulkar reckons two new balls in ODIs is ‘a perfect recipe for disaster’

Sachin Tendulkar has criticized ICC’s decision to use two new balls in One Day International cricket and has asserted that it is ‘a perfect recipe for disaster’. Tendulkar also added that new balls have diminished reverse swing's role in the game which was used to be an integral part of the game.
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Amitabh Choudhary blames Vinod Rai for not telling the truth

Amitabh Choudhary is adamant that he has done nothing wrong during his term as BCCI acting secretary as he claims that Committee of Administrators chairman Vinod Rai has been lying to the media. Choudhary has also added that he does not know why he’s the only one being targeted by CoA members.
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