newscricket19 hours ago

BCCI accepts Dinesh Karthik's unconditional apology over violation of contract clauses

The Board of Cricket Control in India, on Monday, accepted Dinesh Karthik's "unconditional apology" that he made over the CPL dressing room row. The said cricketer had violated a contract clause when he watched a Caribbean Premier League game from a participating team's dressing room.
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newscricket8 days ago

Reports | R Ashwin and Vijay Shankar named in Tamil Nadu probables for Vijay Hazare Trophy

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and all-rounder Vijay Shankar have been named on the 21-member Tamil Nadu probables' list for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, beginning on September 24. Dinesh Karthik will captain the side which will be coached by former Tamil Nadu all-rounder Divakar Vasu.
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newscricket9 days ago

Dinesh karthik pens apology letter to BCCI on being spotted in TKR’s dressing room

Dinesh Karthik has admitted his mistake of being present in TKR’s dressing room for their inaugural CPL, match stating he wasn’t involved with the team in any capacity. He explained his presence by saying he had gone there to visit Brendon McCullum and sought the excuse for violating BCCI’s terms.
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newscricket10 days ago

Reports | BCCI issue show-cause notice to Dinesh Karthik for attending CPL promo event

The BCCI has issued a show-cause notice to Dinesh Karthik for attending a promotional event of the CPL franchise Trinbago Knight Riders, which is owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Karthik was seen in Trinbago’s dressing room ahead of their opening match against St Kitts & Nevis.
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newscricket21 days ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Dinesh Karthik elated to have been appointed as Tamil Nadu captain

Dinesh Karthik has been appointed as Tamil Nadu’s captain for Vijay Hazare Trophy, which will be held from September 24 to October 16 in Jaipur (Elite Group C), and he is very happy for the new role. Earlier, yesterday, the state’s selection committee met on Monday and nominated him as captain.
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newscricket2 months ago

India vs West Indies | Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey return to ODI set-up as Jasprit Bumrah rested

After impressive performances on the A tour, Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey have returned to the Indian ODI side for the series against West Indies. On the other hand, the selectors have decided to rest Jasprit Bumrah to manage the workload ahead of the Test series and the upcoming home season.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Trevor Bayliss as Head Coach

Kolkata Knight Riders have roped in England's World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss as their head coach for the upcoming season. Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has also been appointed as the batting coach and mentor, a role that was previously occupied by Jacques Kallis.
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newscricket2 months ago

We need a batsman like Ajinkya Rahane at no.4, says Sanjay Jagdale

Former BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale believes India need a batsman like Ajinkya Rahane at no.4, because of his good record in overseas conditions. Jagdale noted that neither Rishabh Pant, nor Rahane, who had done well in England and Australia in Tests, were not included in the ODIs.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sending Hardik Pandya ahead of MS Dhoni was a tactical blunder, claims VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has questioned India's decision to send MS Dhoni in at no.7, calling it a "tactical blunder". Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were also among the legends who questioned India's decision making, which resulted in them crashing out of the ongoing Cricket World Cup in England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India’s team combination for the semi-final is baffling, really baffling

Prior to the start of the semi-final, seven out of ten people would have backed Mohammed Shami or Kuldeep Yadav to make the cut. But many eyebrows were raised when Virat Kohli revealed his playing XI at the toss as both the players were axed from the playing XI, in favour of Bhuvi and Jadeja.
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