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Bombay High Court denies permission to stop the sale of tickets for ODI at Brabourne Stadium

As representatives of MCA pleaded before a division bench of the Bombay High Court, the court declined to pass any interim orders to stop the sale of tickets for the India-Windies encounter at the Brabourne stadium on October 29. Earlier the match was scheduled to be held at the Wankhede stadium.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Sreesanth recalls an emotional moment when support from Sachin Tendulkar made him cry

Sreesanth recalled an interview after the 2011 Cricket World Cup victory when Sachin Tendulkar mentioned Sreesanth’s performance even though the host of the show didn't ask about him about the pacer. Sreesanth is currently serving a life ban from all forms of cricket on BCCI orders.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Indian cricketers WAGs now allowed to travel with partners after 10 days of tour

The CoA and BCCI have agreed to let the wives and girlfriends of Indian cricketers travel along with the team on overseas tours, provided they arrive after a period of 10 days. This decision comes after Virat Kohli handed in a request for the same to the BCCI in a meeting earlier this month.
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newscricketa day ago

WADA to make ICC non-compliant over BCCI'S refusal to go under NADA supervision

After ICC failed to convince the BCCI to allow dope testing of its cricketers by anti-doping watchdog NADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to set in motion the process to make the ICC noncompliant to its revised 'Code' for signatories. The new code came into effect in April this year.
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newscricketa day ago

India vs Windies | Prithvi Shaw likely to make ODI debut in Windies series

Selectors might call Prithvi Shaw to open with Rohit Sharma in the ODI series against West Indies so as to keep the senior players fresh and give juniors more chances. However, that will not be possible for the first two matches as the selectors have already announced the team sans Shaw.
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India-Pakistan cricket ties will improve relationship between both countries, believes Ehsan Mani

PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has stated that people of both India and Pakistan want to see the cricket ties resume and added that the tie would improve relations between the two countries as well. The newly-elected chairman has also added that India’s stance on not playing them is nothing but hypocrisy.
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newscricket2 days ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Mumbai get Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane boost making them favourites in semis

Domestic heavyweights Mumbai will look to come all guns blazing after the inclusion of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw for the semifinal match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Hyderabad. In the quarterfinals, the Mumbai had totally decimated Bihar in a one-sided encounter.
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newscricket2 days ago

India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav replaces injured Shardul Thakur in ODI squad

It seems Umesh Yadav’s 10-wicket haul couldn’t have come at a better time as he is reaping instant rewards by replacing Shardul Thakur in the ODI squad against Windies. Thakur had to pull out of the series, that will start on October 21, at the last moment owing to a right adductor tendon injury.
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newscricket2 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar wants Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw and Umesh Yadav to play in the first Test against Australia

Sunil Gavaskar has backed the Indian management to pick Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw and Umesh Yadav in the starting eleven for the first Test against Australia. The three players had played an important role in India’s recent 2-0 Test series sweep against the visiting West Indies team.
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newscricket2 days ago

Don’t understand the fuss behind the use of SG balls in India, says Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin seemed surprised about the sudden criticism directed towards the SG ball that has been used in India in First Class cricket and international games for the last 25 years. The former Indian captain argued that the statistics speak for themselves as far as bowling was concerned.
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