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newscricket3 hours ago

Reports | Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah head to meet ECB Officials

The two newly elected officials Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah will be in London on December 12 to meet ECB chairman Colin Graves and decide the countries' future in line with ICC’s Future tour programme. The meeting is expected to be a friendly one, as both sides discuss future tours.
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newscricket3 hours ago

County Championship 2020 | Nottinghamshire sign Mohammad Abbas

After a successful two year stint with Leicestershire, Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas has bagged a contract with another county club - Nottinghamshire. Abbas will be part of the Notts setup for the initial phase of the summer before he switches to don the whites for Pakistan against England.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Murali Vijay fined ten per cent of match fee for dissent

Tamil Nadu opener Murali Vijay was fined 10% of his match fee for expressing dissent over an on-field decision of caught behind that went against his team. Vijay was standing at slip when Ravichandran Ashwin’s consecutive appeals went in vain against Karnataka batsman Pawan Deshpande.
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reportcricket4 hours ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group A - Uthappa guides Kerala to solidity; Advantage Vidarbha despite Vihari ton

Robin Uthappa hit his maiden first-class ton for Kerala as the home team frustrated Delhi fair and square in Thiruvananthapuram to take the honours of Day 1. Meanwhile, in Mulapadu, Vidarbha bowlers put up a show to bundle Andhra Pradesh for a modest 211 after snake delayed the game.
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reportcricket5 hours ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Plate group - Manipur, Goa and Chandigarh dominate proceedings on Day 1

Along with the three other Elite groups, Plate group action kicked off in the 2019/20 season of the Ranji Trophy season on Monday. Whilst Meghalaya put up a decent batting display against Nagaland, the proceedings on Day 1 was vastly dominated by Manipur, Goa and Chandigarh, all of who edged ahead.
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newscricket5 hours ago

Kane Williamson plays the ball bit later than anyone else, opines Steve Smith

Steve Smith, ahead of Australia's clash against New Zealand, has spoken highly of Kane Williamson, who according to Smith, plays the ball a little later than anyone else in the world currently. The former Aussie captain has also backed the tradition hosting Boxing day Test matches at the MCG.
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reportcricket6 hours ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group C - Haryana and Assam ahead in race, Uttarakhand and Tripura keep fighting

A new season with a new set of action, Ranji Trophy 2019-2020 is alive and kicking on Day 1 of the 86th edition. All 10 teams of Elite Group C fought out on the season opener day, and some teams have already taken advantage over their opponent by Stumps, while others maintained balance.
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reportcricket6 hours ago

Ranji Trophy | Elite Group B - Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh top the proceedings, as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu share spoils

Ajinkya Rahane and Dinesh Mor emerge as the highest run-scorers at the end of Day 1 in their games against Baroda and Uttar Pradesh respectively. Saurashtra's Prerak Mankad's 3/13 reduced Himachal to 120 before Himachal's Vaibhav Arora took 3/20 to put Saurashtra in trouble in the first innings.
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newscricket6 hours ago

Gary Kristen and Graeme Smith to take up CSA roles as cricket crisis continues

As the cricket crisis in South Africa grows even deeper, Cricket South Africa is trying its best that neither players nor national team’s performance are affected due to it. While Gary Kristen is set to be roped in as the mentor of men’s side as Graeme Smith is taunted to be the director of cricket.
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newscricket7 hours ago

IND vs WI | Now they will find out who I am and who is my father, states Hayden Walsh

Windies leggie Hayden Walsh hoped that after his impressive performance in the T20 series he will be able to stand out as he shared that people often mistake legendary pacer Courtney Walsh to be his father. Walsh hailed bowling to southpaws in nets helped him trick Shivam Dube with a vicious googly.
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