featurecricket7 hours ago

India vs Windies | Winners and Losers ft. Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane

India secured a 2-0 series victory against the Windies and will go to Australia for the long summer with sky-rocketing confidence. Though the series was a smooth one for the likes of Umesh Yadav and Ajinkya Rahane, it also proved to be disastrous for others. More on our W&L feat of the series.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket8 hours ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Jharkhand edge past Maharashtra; Hyderabad make semis after beating AP

Jharkhand secured a semi-final berth after they defeated Maharashtra in their last eight encounter by eight wickets via the VJD method at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore today. Meanwhile, Hyderabad outplayed Andhra Pradesh by a narrow margin of 14-runs to reach the semi-finals.
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newscricket8 hours ago

QUIZ | How well do you know about the dark side of Cricket

The recent ‘Sandpapergate’ scandal which involved Australian trio - Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft brought back a lot of dark memories in cricket. We have put together a quiz to check if all you cricket lovers can recall some of the sport's biggest scandals over the years.
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newscricket10 hours ago

Virat Kohli holds onto top spot; Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant make big strides in Test rankings

Virat Kohli retained his spot at the top of the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after a decent performance in the two Test matches against West Indies in which he scored 80 runs in the last game. Meanwhile, Indian youngsters Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant made some good strides on the list too.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Sanath Jayasuriya accused of breaching the ICC's anti-corruption code

Former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC's anti-corruption code as per recent official reports from the international body. The former Sri Lankan selector has a total of 14 days from October 15 to respond to the charges filed against him.
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newscricket12 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2018 | It’ll be great if we make the semis, says Mithali Raj

Indian Women's team skipper Mithali Raj has been of the opinion that the side has a strong batting line-up settled for the T20 World Cup and could at least make it till the semis. Meanwhile, Raj and Co. will be travelliing to the Caribbean early for the practice games with Windies.
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featurecricket15 hours ago

India vs Windies | Records and numbers from India’s authoritative 10-wicket win over Windies

India secured their first ever 10-wicket victory over Windies to cap off the Test series in some style. While Prithvi Shaw stole the show in the entire series, the second Test was an opportunity for the Indian team to break many records and restamp their authority after the England series loss.
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newscricket16 hours ago

BCCI CEO asked to skip ICC meeting after sexual harassment allegation

Facing an allegation of sexual harassment, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri was forced to pull out of an upcoming ICC meeting in Singapore after the CoA turned down a request for more time to explain the charges. The allegations were publicly posted on Twitter by another individual on behalf of the woman.
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newscricketa day ago

Virat Kohli hopes for consistent performances from his batsmen in Australia series

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has stated that the bowlers’ performances should be backed by Indian batsmen and that should happen on a consistent basis. In the previous series against England, many a time, batsmen faltered despite the bowlers performing exceedingly well and India lost the series 1-4.
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newscricketa day ago

The Good, Bad, and The Ugly ft. Para Asian Games, MS Dhoni and SV Sunil

The last week has been a cheerful one for Indian sports, but MS Dhoni’s refusal to participate in the Vijay Hazare Trophy game has soured it a bit sour. On the other hand, the Metoo campaign hit the sporting sphere as well to make it a mixed week for Indian sports fans. More on SportsCafe’s GBU.
Bastab K Parida