newscricket2 days ago

Sourav Ganguly confirms GST will be levied on tickets for India-Australia series

Former Indian skipper and current President of Cricket Association of Bengal, Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that the newly formed Goods and Services Tax will be levied on tickets for the India-Australia series next month. Ganguly also predicted that it will be difficult for the Aussies to beat India.
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newscricket5 days ago

Michael Clarke believes it will be tough for Australia to beat India at home

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke believes that it will be difficult for Australia to beat India in the upcoming series as the hosts are full of confidence and have been playing well. India are set to welcome the Aussies for five ODI’s and three T20I’s in September and October this year.
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newscricket5 days ago

Australia recall James Faulkner and Nathan Coulter Nile for ODI series against India

Cricket Australia have recalled James Faulkner and Nathan Coulter Nile to the squad for the upcoming ODI series against India. Australia are scheduled to play 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is in India in September and October and will be looking to exact revenge for a narrow Test series loss earlier this year.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli and Steve Smith have very different personalities, says Matthew Hayden

According to Matthew Hayden, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith have very different kind of personalities and subsequently, this reflects in their styles of captaincy. He also hoped that the pay dispute between the Board and the players is resolved soon without affecting the Ashes and the India series.
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newscricket2 months ago

India-Australia series in doubt following CA-ACA pay dispute

The India-Australia series later this year has come under doubt following the contract issues of the Australian players, who are currently unemployed after their MoU with the Cricket Australia expired on June 30. But the ACA and CA are hoping to resolve the issue before touring India.
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newscricket3 months ago

India retain No.1 Test ranking

India retained their no.1 Test ranking in the annual update released by the ICC on Thursday, after a successful home season. Meanwhile, South Africa narrowed the gap between them and India by gaining 117 points to keep hold of the second place. Australia, England and New Zealand complete the top 5.
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newscricket3 months ago

KL Rahul targets Sri Lanka series for return from injury

KL Rahul, who sustained a shoulder injury during the Test series against Australia earlier this year, is targeting the series against Sri Lanka in August for his possible return after the 25-year-old opener was ruled out of the ongoing IPL and the upcoming Champions Trophy in England.
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newscricket4 months ago

Injured KL Rahul doubtful for Champions Trophy

KL Rahul has admitted that his shoulder injury has reduced his chances of participating in the Champions Trophy in England and Wales in June. The Karnataka opener sustained the injury during the opening Test against Australia and returned on Saturday after undergoing surgery in England on April 10.
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newscricket4 months ago

BCCI mulls Champions Trophy boycott as a means of opposing ICC's revenue rollback plan

The BCCI has unanimously decided to oppose the ICC’s plan to roll back the ‘big three’s’ revenue model which gives India. Australia and England the lion’s share of the revenue and has also retained the option of boycotting the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England, if needed, in protest
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newscricket5 months ago

Steve O'Keefe pays the price for offensive outburst

Steve O’keefe has been banned and fined from domestic limited-overs competition this year and fined $20,000 for making offensive remarks after being intoxicated at the after-party following the Steve Waugh medal presentation. He has issued an unconditional apology for his actions, though.
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