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WPL | 409 players make the cut for inaugural auction on February 13

The BCCI has announced that as many as 409 players would be up for grabs in the auction for the inaugural Women's Premier League, with the upper cap for the base price set at INR 50 lakh. The organization also confirmed the date for the event while specifying the rules and procedures for teams.
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newscricket8 hours ago

WATCH, ECS T10 | Hilarious scenes unfold as bowler makes mess of simple run-out opportunity

European cricket league always produces some hilarious moments on the cricket field and the tournament witnessed one more funny instance in a group fixture. The bowler had an easy run-out opportunity but he made a mess of it despite the fact that the batter was miles away from the crease.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Australia's T20 World Cup winning captain Aaron Finch announces international retirement

One of Australia’s most decorated batters, Aaron Finch has bid farewell to the shortest format after an illustrious international career of 12 years that included two World Cup triumphs. Finch led Australia to the 2021 T20 World Cup title and he leaves as their leading run-scorer in the format.
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newscricket1 day ago

Border Gavaskar Trophy | Scored runs a lot of times when tired and fatigued, asserts Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja expressed confidence ahead of the Border Gavaskar Trophy as he dismissed any concerns over fatigue impacting his performance, despite experiencing several delays en route to India. The batter also talked about his approach to the tour and why it being his debut in India was irrelevant.
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BGT 2023 | Spin to win: Building up to the finely balanced Nagpur Test

The beginning of the long-awaited Border-Gavaskar Trophy is around the corner as Rohit Sharma’s India are all set to lock horns with the high-flying Pat Cummins-led Australia in Nagpur. Let’s all pad up to witness two of the most brutal forces in this format going head-to-head for elusive glory.
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newscricket1 day ago

SA20 2023 | Twitter reacts as Heinrich Klassen trademarks 'Centurion' venue with explosive century

Heinrich Klassen has been in the form of his life in recent fixtures as he has been flourishing with the bat, smashing the ball to all parts of the ground. The South African batter displayed his batting prowess one more time in the SA20 with a blistering ton against Pretoria Capitals.
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newscricket1 day ago

IND vs AUS | Always motivated to perform against better teams, remarks Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara revealed he is looking forward to performing against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, stating he always gets motivated whenever he gets the opportunity to play against the heavyweights. Pujara would likely feature at No. 3 for India in the Nagpur Test, starting February 9.
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newscricket1 day ago

No use for ICC and India can go to hell if they don't come for Asia Cup, lashes out Javed Miandad

Javed Miandad did not mince his words when talking about the Asia Cup and India's approach towards it later in the year, rubbishing the country's request to host the tournament elsewhere. He went on to slam the ICC for failing to place a check on India's demands while labelling them 'bad losers'.
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newscricket1 day ago

IND vs AUS | Getting good first-innings totals on board will be important, opines Mitchell Johnson

With the Border-Gavaskar Trophy set to take place from February 9, Mitchell Johnson has shared a tip for the visitors saying they can put India under pressure by posting a huge total in the first innings. He further added that it would be tough for pacers to take wickets in the Nagpur Test.
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newscricket2 days ago

PSL | Twitter reacts to Iftikhar's carnage against 'sports minister' Wahab Riaz with flurry of sixes

A player hitting six sixes an over is not something fans see every day on cricket fields, and Iftikhar Ahmed achieved the feat during PSL’s exhibition match on Sunday. Moreover, the onslaught came against Wahab Riaz, who recently became interim sports minister of the Punjab government in Pakistan.
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