newscricket12 days ago

Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Gautam Gambhir has called it a day on his cricketing career today and Delhi's next Ranji Trophy encounter against Andhra Pradesh, beginning December 6, will be the competitive game of his life. Gambhir is the third highest run-getter among Indian Test openers.
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newscricket20 days ago

Reports | IPL 2019 auction to get prime-time television slot

The live coverage of the IPL 2019 auction for the upcoming season is reportedly slated to be given a prime-time television slot across all broadcasting channels in the Indian media. The auction which usually began in the morning, is set to start at 3 pm on December 18 and will last the entire day.
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newscricketa month ago

There's not a bigger scam in India than IPL, claims Bishan Singh Bedi

Bishan Singh Bedi has lashed out at IPL by calling it a “scam” and said that people have no idea about where the league’s money comes and goes. Bedi also commented on Anil Kumble's controversial sacking as the coach of the Indian side during an event of a national television channel.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs Windies | Indian Premier League helped me develop, reveals Khaleel Ahmed

Indian pacer Khaleel Ahmed has stated that playing in the Indian Premier League helps young players as they constantly interact with the best in the business and get to know a lot of things beforehand. Ahmed has performed really well in the two T20 matches against the Windies held recently.
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newscricketa month ago

Vijay Shankar : Given SRH is taking me back after one year speaks about their confidence in me

Vijay Shankar, who was recently swapped by Delhi Daredevils to Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange of Shikhar Dhawan, has stated that he is excited to go back to his old team. The Tamil Nadu cricketer has also added that trading him back to the team is a sign of the confidence that the team has in him.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Jaipur to host IPL auction on December 17,18

While BCCI is yet to decide on the dates and venues of the Indian Premier League matches, it has been reported that the auction will happen on December 17 and 18 in Jaipur. While franchises wanted the auction to be held after the venue is known, others seem quite okay with the decision.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Australia, England notify BCCI that players will be unavailable for IPL after May 1

The Australian and English cricket boards have reportedly informed BCCI authorities that their players will not be available to participate in this year’s IPL from May 1 onwards. This measure could have been taken to prevent any injuries ahead of the ICC ODI World Cup which starts on May 30.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL | Sridharan Sriram roped in by Kings XI Punjab as Venkatesh Prasad departs

Venkatesh Prasad is the latest to depart from the Kings XI Punjab support staff and will be replaced by ex-India cricketer Sridharan Sriram who was previously assistant coach of Delhi Daredevils. Virender Sehwag and Brad Hodge have also parted ways with the Preity Zinta-owned franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Virender Sehwag brings an end to his four-year-long Kings XI Punjab association

Virender Sehwag, on Twitter, has announced his resignation as the team mentor and the head of cricket operations from the Kings XI Punjab set-up. Before taking up the role with the team, the former Indian opener had represented the franchise as a player during the 2014 and 2015 editions of the IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

CoA requests SC to go public with names of nine IPL cricketers in 2013 corruption case

BCCI have asked the CoA to intervene in order to get the Supreme Court to reveal the names of the nine cricketers were named as suspected match and spot-fixers submitted by the Justice Mudgal Committee. Raj Kundra, N Srinivasan, Gurunath Meiyappan and Sundar Raman were named in the case earlier.
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