newscricket2 days ago

BCCI oppose Lord's hosting the final playoff of the Test championship

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has raised questions over the venue allotment for the final of the Test Championship, which was given to Lord’s. He has also claimed the Indian cricket board’s commitment towards the Test is stronger than ever and they will continue embracing the oldest format of the game.
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newscricket5 days ago

Agreeing to ICC FTP depends on bilateral series with India, clears PCB

The PCB has stated that it will oppose the upcoming international cricket schedules if it doesn't include bilateral series with India. PCB also went on to state that it has taken up the matter with ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee, and its decisions will be based on the outcome of the hearing.
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newscricket9 days ago

Report: India might end up losing place in Asia Cup 2018

India have avoided a bilateral series with arch-rivals Pakistan for almost five years now and as a consequence might reportedly lose their chance to defend their Asia Cup 2018. With BCCI and CoA still undecided if and when India will be playing their next series against Pakistan, things look grim.
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newscricket9 days ago

India and Pakistan’s camaraderie at Champions Trophy chosen as 2017’s ‘Spirit of Cricket’ moment

Though political tensions have ruined cricketing ties between India and Pakistan, the players continue to have an amicable relationship with each other regardless of it. One such moment between them in the Champions Trophy final has been selected as the ‘Spirit of the Cricket’ moment of 2017 by ICC.
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newscricket16 days ago

Pakistan Cricket Board demands $70m from BCCI for not fulfilling 2014 agreement

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed that the PCB has sought a compensation of USD 70 million from the BCCI for not honoring the bilateral series MoU. Earlier this year, the PCB had issued a legal notice to the BCCI as well, but the latter snubbed the agreement as "a piece of paper".
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newscricket17 days ago

Saeed Ajmal still puzzled why Sachin Tendulkar was given not out in 2011 World Cup Semi-Final

Saeed Ajmal has claimed that he has no clue why Sachin Tendulkar was not given out by the third umpire in the semifinal match of the 2011 World Cup against Pakistan. After the decision, given out on the field, was referred to the third umpire, DRS showed that the ball had been missing the stumps.
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newscricket20 days ago

MS Dhoni : India-Pakistan cricket should be left to the government to decide

MS Dhoni has stated that any bilateral series between India and Pakistan is beyond the realms of the BCCI now and the government are the only body who can take a decision on it. The former skipper has also added that Indian cricket has been a big part in impacting the national economy.
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newscricket24 days ago

Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar ready for first-ever showdown on ice

Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar will face each other one more time as the duo have agreed to play St. Moritz Ice Cricket which will be organized in February. Cricket on the ice has been played in St. Moritz by amateurs since 1988 but it will be the first time when professional will play the sport.
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newscricket25 days ago

Shoaib Akhtar predicts Virat Kohli to play till 44 and score 120 centuries

Shoaib Akhtar has confidently claimed that Virat Kohli will go on to break Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries by the time he calls an end to his career. However, the Pakistani pacer was quick to add that Kohli, as of now, had not done enough to be compared to the legendary Tendulkar.
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newscricket25 days ago

Sports Ministry and BCCI to discuss playing Pakistan in ICC Test Championship

The BCCI have planned to meet Union Sports Minister Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore to discuss the option of playing against Pakistan in the Future Tours Programme (FTP). The ICC has introduced the Test championship which means that there is a high probability of the two teams playing a Test series.
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