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IPL 2018 | Michael Hussey reckons MS Dhoni will attract a lot of fans in their adopted home Pune

Michael Hussey believes that MS Dhoni is a hero in India and will attract support anywhere he goes to play. After Chennai had to leave their fortress in Chepauk just after one game, Hussey has also stated that the team will also try to adapt themselves quickly to the new conditions in Pune.
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newscricket3 hours ago

IPL 2018 | Virender Sehwag saved IPL by picking me in auction, says Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle, while speaking on the post-match presentations, has pointed out that Virender Sehwag saved the IPL by picking him in the auction back in January. The big west-Indian once again has also added that the age is just a number for him after his match-winning knock against Hyderabad.
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newscricket4 hours ago

TIMES announces Virat Kohli among 100 most influential persons

Virat Kohli has been named as one of the most influential persons by Times Magazine for the year after his stellar performance in 2017 international calendar. Legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who wrote Kohli’s profile for the magazine, proclaims that his hunger for runs and consistency is remarkable.
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newscricket13 hours ago

Twitter reacts to IPL 2018's first Gayle storm as KXIP demolish SRH

Chris Gayle’s thunderous, magnificent, unbeaten ton was the one and only highlight in Kings XI Punjab’s comprehensive but narrow 15-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, as Twitterati went mad taking digs at Royal Challengers Bangalore the whole game for letting go their superstar at the mega-auctions.
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newscricket15 hours ago

Watch| KL Rahul denied a boundary by umpire even after ball touch ropes

The controversy surrounding the Decision Review System (DRS) continues as KL Rahul was not awarded a boundary after DRS overturning an LBW appeal in his favour. The incident occurred in the third over of the game when Bhuvneshwar Kumar trapped Rahul in front before DRS saved the 26-year-old opener.
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newscricket19 hours ago

BCCI acts as a public body and should hence fall under RTI act, says Law commission

An independent law commission has asked the government of India to bind the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the Right to information (RTI) act as the former asserts the BCCI to be public body. The Central government had previously declared BCCI as a National Sports Federation.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Rest of the World can be seen competing against West Indies in a T20I on May 31 at Lords

A special T20 match will be played between Rest of the World XI and West Indies at Lord's on May 31 and the funds collected from it would go towards the restoration of the two cricket grounds Dominica and Angulia in West-Indies, after they were damaged by hurricanes in September 2017.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Justin Langer in line to replace Darren Lehmann as coach of the Australian cricket team

Justin Lee Langer has been rumored to be Cricket Australia’s replacement as coach of the Australian cricket team after the resignation of Darren Lehmann post the ‘Sandpapergate’ incident. Lehmann opted to step down from his role even though he was cleared of any wrongdoing in the incident.
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newscricket20 hours ago

IPL 2018 | Akila Dananjaya regards MI coach Mahela Jayawardene more than just Mentor

Akila Dananjaya holds Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene in high regards as the former Sri Lanka skipper was one of the major reasons for his claim to fame. Impressed by Dananjaya’s magical spell of 6/54 against India in Pallekele, he was bought by the Mumbai-based franchise for 50 lakhs.
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newscricket20 hours ago

You will see a different on field attitude of Australian cricket team, says skipper Tim Paine

Tim Paine has assured Australian fans that they will see a difference in the attitude of Australian players in coming times in contrast to what how they have played before. The new skipper also asserted that even before the ball-tampering incident, Smith wanted to change the mindset of cricketers.
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