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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England are firm favourites, says Brian Lara

Brian Lara has picked England as the firm favourites to win next month's ICC Champions Trophy which they host. The batting great said England have unearthed some exciting players since losing the World T20 final to West Indies last year. The hosts play Bangladesh in the inaugural match on June 1.
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Ricky Ponting: I don't think BCCI will find anyone better than Dravid

Ricky Ponting has suggested Rahul Dravid as the perfect candidate to succeed Anil Kumble. Ponting believes that the Indian team would be benefited by utilising Dravid's vast amount of knowledge about the game. BCCI released a notification on Thursday inviting applications for the head coach.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Dhoni always tries to be ahead of the game

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar faced each other twice in the IPL and both times, MS Dhoni smashed him for 19 runs in an over. Though he does not finish his games as well as he used to, Dhoni still remains one of the few batsmen who has been able to dominate the Indian pace bowler.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Chahal thinks seniors like Virat Kohli can’t be blamed for RCB’s poor performance

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended last in this year’s IPL, but Yuzvendra Chahal thinks it is not right to blame seniors like Virat Kohli for their dismal show. The leggie had been the leading wicket-taker for the franchise last year with 21 wickets but ended up with just 14 wickets this year.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017| Hussey predicts an England-Australia showdown in the finals

In an interview today, Mike Hussey predicted that arch-rivals England and Australia will fight it out for the 2017 Champions Trophy title in the finals of the tournament scheduled to be held on June 18th. The two sides are placed in Group A and are first scheduled to clash on June 10 at Edgbaston.
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newscricketa day ago

Hardik Pandya: I used to be dropped from the junior state team because of the “attitude problem”.

Mumbai Indians star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, revealed how his expressiveness had been coined as an attitude problem in his early years as a cricketer. Moreover, Pandya stated that playing more games has sobered down his attitude as he had learned to keep his emotions in check.
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newscricketa day ago

Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli differ in opinion regarding pay hike

Indian team coach Anil Kumble and Indian skipper Virat Kohli may have a difference in opinion on the salary hike as proposed by Kumble. In a meeting with the BCCI Kumble suggested an extra allowance for Kohli. However, an official revealed that Kohli has not personally requested for a hike yet.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England will be hard to get past, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has described hosts England as the side to beat at next month's Champions Trophy. The India skipper also said judging by England's dazzling record in the recent past, India will need to step up their game if they are to retain the crown that they won in 2013 under MS Dhoni in England.
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newscricket2 days ago

Kohli thinks MS Dhoni was too burdened in last couple of years

Virat Kohli in a press conference in London said that MS Dhoni was too burdened in the past few years because of the responsibility of the various roles he played in the team. MSD has been striking the ball relatively better lately and Kohli credits that to his ability to play freely now.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC Cricket Committee bats for DRS in all T20 Internationals

The influential 15-member ICC Cricket Committee held its annual meeting in London on May 23 and 24 and put forth a major recommendation of using DRS in all T20 International matches. There were a series of additional recommendations that can revolutionize the game if the Committee approves of them.
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