newscricket18 hours ago

It is the duty of the selectors to inform MS Dhoni before they drop him, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has come out saying the Indian selectors should leave the decision of when to retire to MS Dhoni, but must reach out and inform him prior to dropping him from the squad for the West Indies tour. Sehwag still rues the way the selectors handled his dropping from the team in 2013.
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newscricket19 hours ago

It's necessary to take practical decisions than being emotional, says Gautam Gambhir on MS Dhoni's future

Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has stated that the selectors will need to take a practical decision rather than an emotional one, when it comes to the future of MS Dhoni. Gambhir batted for the inclusion of youngsters, while also insisting that they needed to be given time to succeed.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Donald, and Cathryn Fitzpatrick inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

India's Sachin Tendulkar, South Africa's Allan Donald and Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at a ceremony in London on Thursday. Tendulkar, who retired from cricket in November 2013, was inducted as soon as he became eligible for induction.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Team India squad selection for West Indies tour postponed

The selection of Indian team for the tour of West Indies, starting in Florida on August 3, has been postponed, primarily because the fitness reports of players will only be available on Saturday. The BCCI selection committee, headed by MSK Prasad, will now meet on July 20 or 21, in Mumbai.
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featurecricketa day ago

PKL 2019 | 5Ws and 1H – Gujarat Fortunegiants

Gujarat Fortunegiants were one of the four teams to join the league in 2017 but they have performed consistently since then. After finishing the tournament at the second place in their debut season, the Ahmedabad-based side ended up on the losing side again in the last final against Bengaluru Bulls.
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newscricketa day ago

BCCI secretary not to convene selection meetings anymore as CoA empowers selection panel

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have issued a directive that BCCI secretary will no longer convene selection meetings and the chairpersons of the panel will head it. However, on the overseas tour, the administrative manager will take over the convener's role instead of selection chairman.
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newscricket2 days ago

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh | Bangladesh favourites against Sri Lanka, claims Mossadek Hossain

Bangladesh all-rounder Mossadek Hossain has stated that the visitors will be firm favourites to win the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. Although Bangladesh are yet to win any series against Sri Lanka, this can be considered as the team’s best chance due to Sri Lanka’s growing problems.
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newscricket2 days ago

CoA awaiting Supreme Court ruling on former players who serve as commentators

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have asked the Supreme Court to make a final decision on the issue involving former India cricketers who now serve as commercial commentators. Earlier, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were found to be in conflict of interest by BCCI ombudsman Justice Jain.
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newscricket2 days ago

Shot selection is one of the things I need to work on, says Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson revealed that budding cricketers need not place themselves under a magnifying glass at all times as he claimed that one mustn’t keep finding flaws in their style of play. Samson had a productive outing with Rajasthan Royals in this year’s IPL where he scored 342 runs from 12 matches.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Williamson sees the game from an entirely different perspective, reckons Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was all praise for New Zealand captain Kane Williamson as he explained the manner in which manages to stay calm and positive irrespective of the situation. He further revealed what he told him after the final while admiring his efforts in leading the Black Caps to the final.
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