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PCB to pay 60% of the BCCI’s legal expenses, directs ICC

International Cricket Council has directed the Pakistan Cricket Board to pay sixty percent of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s legal expenses to them. The Pakistani board had sued the Indian cricket board to claim compensation for backing out of the commitment to play bilateral series.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Kapil Dev names MS Dhoni as India’s greatest ever cricketer

Kapil Dev has unequivocally stated that MS Dhoni is the best cricketer India has ever produced and also commended the latter for putting nation’s interest before everything else. Dhoni had announced his retirement from Test cricket just ten matches short of reaching the hundred matches landmark.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Reports | Rohit Sharma likely to fly back home in middle of Test series

Rohit Sharma is likely to come back to India in the middle of the Test series Down Under as his wife is expecting their first child. The middle-order batsman had jarred his back while playing the first Test in Adelaide and had to miss out the second game in Perth because of the injury.
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newscricket8 hours ago

India vs Australia | Selection blunders have cost India since South Africa tour, asserts Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has opined that the selection blunders since the South Africa tour back in January have often led to disappointment for the Indian team, especially on foreign tours. He added that it is essential that Ravi Shastri & Co. find the right combination soon if they want to defeat Australia.
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newscricket11 hours ago

India vs Australia | At the end of the day, Test cricket needs to be competitive, says Kohli

Virat Kohli has dismissed the rumors that both, India and Australia, could get into trouble for the recent on-field altercations as healthy competition which is required in Test cricket. Tim Paine also agreed with Kohli as the former added that when both teams want to win, things get heated.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Virat Kohli gets away with a lot more than most cricketers, says Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson was highly critical of Virat Kohli’s on-field antics during the second Test loss in Perth on the weekend as he accused the Indian captain of being disrespectful towards the crowd and the home team. Johnson added that Kohli’s behavior as captain is unacceptable at times.
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newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma caught having heated argument during drinks break

Arguments between players of two different teams on a cricket field is certainly not new but how often have we seen heated arguments between teammates on the field. That was exactly what happened between Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja during India’s second Test against Australia in Perth.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Australia | BCCI denies reports on Virat Kohli-Tim Paine "best batsman in world" banter in Perth

BCCI has released a statement rubbishing the report which claimed that Virat Kohli and Tim Paine were involved in banter where Kohli said that he is the "best batsman in the world" and Paine as "just a stand-in captain". The Test series is currently levelled 1-1 after the Aussies won the Perth Test.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Australia | There is a lot of uncertainty in Indian camp, states Ricky Ponting

After Australia won the second Test at Perth, Ricky Ponting has asserted that there is a lot of uncertainty in the Indian camp at this stage of the tour. The former skipper has also implied that the Indians have a very weak batting unit and it was highlighted in the second game of the series.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Australia | It is amazing to play a role in victory, says Nathan Lyon

After being adjudged Man of the Match in the second Test against India, Nathan Lyon has expressed that it feels really great to play a role in a team victory. He also mentioned that the wickets of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane were special ones for him in the Perth Test which concluded today.
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