newscricket9 hours ago

MSK Prasad wants to limit player workload in IPL ahead of the World Cup

Chief India selector, MSK Prasad, revealed that the BCCI selection committee will monitor the workload on players who are in the fray to make the India World Cup squad in the 12th edition of the IPL. BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary urged the teams to keep national interest in mind.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Shane Warne denies rumors of calling for BCCI ban on Ricky Ponting to coach in IPL 2019

Shane Warne squashes rumours that he had asked BCCI to ban Ricky Ponting from coaching Delhi Capitals for IPL 2019 after the latter was appointed as assistant coach of Australia. Earlier, Rahul Dravid was asked to step down as Delhi Daredevils coach in 2017 due to a conflict of interest.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Deep Dasgupta - Aakash Chopra embroiled in war of words over Dinesh Karthik's no-running fiasco

Aakash Chopra involved himself in a Twitter banter with his former teammate Deep Dasgupta as they had a difference of opinions on Dinesh Karthik’s action in the third T20I against New Zealand. Karthik had declined Krunal Pandya a single in the last over which turned decisive in the eventual result.
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newscricket11 hours ago

LIVE ISL 2019 | Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin City FC

With nothing relevant to win or lose in terms of points table or the playoff spots anymore, the South Indian derby is expected to see what it was always meant to exude – fight for pride. The last derby had ended a goalless draw and both the teams would hate to have a repeat of it this time again.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Irani Cup | Hanuma Vihari help Rest of India tight the grip after Vidarbha lose Faiz Fazal in chase of 280

Hanuma Vihari’s record third-straight 100 on Day four of this year’s Irani Cup helped Ajinkya Rahane-led Rest of India to 373/3 before declaring on Friday. Ranji Trophy winners’ Vidarbha require another 243 runs to win and have already lost captain Faiz Fazal in the first over of the four innings.
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newscricket12 hours ago

Coach WV Raman helping me improve my temperament, reveals Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana claims that new India women’s cricket team coach WV Raman has helped improve her mindset while batting at the crease which also improved her performances of late. Mandhana has added that despite her impressive run tally this season, the team does not depend on her to score runs.
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newscricket12 hours ago

India vs Australia | India announce two different teams for ODI series

KL Rahul has made a return to international cricket after his twin 80+ runs in the India A series against England Lions and will join the Indian team for the ODI series against Australia. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be absent for the first two matches, Jasprit Bumrah will spearhead the attack.
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newscricket12 hours ago

India vs Australia | Virat Kohli returns to lead India, Mayank Markande replaces Khaleel Ahmed in T20I squad

After sitting out for the last two ODIs and the T20I series against New Zealand, Virat Kohli has made a comeback to lead the Indian T20 team for the Australia series. While Jasprit Bumrah has been added the squad after a well-deserved break, Mayank Markande has received his maiden India call-up.
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newscricket13 hours ago

VIDEO | Aditya Sarwate cringes as fielder’s direct throw lands on umpire’s head

Cricket has enough injury instances to force the field umpires into wearing helmets, but for some or other reasons, the law hasn’t been enforced yet. However, after umpire CK Nandan’s incident in the Irani Cup, he wouldn’t mind becoming the torch bearer in getting the law passed instantly.
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newscricket14 hours ago

Moeen Ali insists stump mic is essential to restrict sledging

England all-rounder Moeen Ali wants officials to turn up the volume of stump mics in order to curb sledging amongst opposition players in the near future. However, Three Lions’ coach Trevor Bayliss has a different opinion on the same as he wants to reduce the volume of mics to protect players.
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