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newscricket24 days ago

All my hard work was aimed at taking India to a higher level, insists Ishant Sharma

On receiving Arjuna Award, Ishant Sharma has insisted that all the hard work he has done throughout his playing career to improving his game was aimed at taking the Indian team to a higher level. He also added that he will continue to do the required hard work until his body allows him to do so.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna; becomes fourth cricketer to bag award

After Sachin Tendulkar (97-98), MS Dhoni (2007) and Virat Kohli (18), Rohit has become the fourth Indian cricketer to be awarded India's highest sporting honour, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna on Friday. Meanwhile, Ishant Sharma and Deepti Sharma have been conferred with Arjuna award on the same day.
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newscricket3 months ago

Five players given NADA notice as BCCI cites Password glitch

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has sent five of BCCI's centrally contracted cricketers, including Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul for failing to disclose their whereabouts. However, later the BCCI has cited that "password glitch" as the reason for the delay in disclosing.
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newscricket4 months ago

BCCI nominates Rohit Sharma for Khel Ratna; Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma for Arjuna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated Mr Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 while Mr Ishant Sharma, Mr Shikhar Dhawan and Ms Deepti Sharma have been nominated for Arjuna Awards.
Press Release
featurecricket6 months ago

IND W vs AUS W | India Player Ratings - Ruthless Aussies demolish sorrow-faced India

The last time Australia batted first in a major final against India, things did not go well for the team in Blue. 17 years later, things were no different. The Aussies, right from the very first ball, blew a shell-shocked India out of the park with their aggression to clinch their fifth WT20 title.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 months ago

Legends react as Indian Women's team qualify for their first T20 World Cup finals

India are through to the maiden T20 World Cup final after the semi-final washout. India won all 4 games to top group A while England were 2nd in their group. India qualified for finals by virtue of their higher finish in group stages. Wishes pour in for Indian women's team for reaching the finals.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC Women’s T20 Rankings | Shafali Verma catapults to number one spot

India’s Shafali Verma, who is currently the third highest-run getter in the ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup, has jumped a staggering 19 places to claim top spot in the rankings for batters. 16-year-old Shafali is only the second Indian to attain the feat after the now-retired Mithali Raj.
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featurecricket7 months ago

IND W vs SL W | India Player Ratings - Spinners to the fore once again as India finish as table-toppers

A Radha Yadav-inspired spin masterclass followed by a Shafali Verma carnage helped India get the better of Sri Lanka in a stunning fashion, thus ending the group stage unbeaten. However, the form of Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur continue to be a big concern for the Indian side.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket7 months ago

India W vs BAN W - India Player Ratings - Under-cooked Bangladesh no match for immaculate India

No Smriti Mandhana? No problem. For the second game running, the Women in Blue produced a complete team performance to outclass their opponents and put one foot in the knockout stages. While Shafali and Poonam once again ran the show, the dance floor, particularly today, saw a lot of new entrants.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 months ago

Twitter reacts to India Women recreating tragicomical Jurel-Ankolekar run-out to confuse third umpire

Who said lightning cannot strike twice? In fact, today at the WACA, it struck THRICE as India Women, after the India and Pakistan U19 teams, indulged in a tragicomical run-out. As the bails were taken off at the keeper’s end, Deepti and Veda were seen fighting for their wickets at the bowler’s end.
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