newscricket5 days ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to ring Eden bell for D/N Test

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina will be ringing the customary bell at Eden Gardens marking the start of the historic maiden day-night Test match of India on November 22. According to reports, chess Grandmasters Vishwanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen might also grace the occasion.
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newscricket8 days ago

Duleep, Challenger and Mushtaq Ali tournaments don’t serve purpose anymore, claims Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar strongly believes that the Duleep, Challenger, and Mushtaq Ali T20 tournaments need to be re-invented or scrapped altogether as they don’t serve any purpose anymore. Tendulkar reckons that domestic events like the Ranji Trophy, the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the IPL are enough.
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newscricket8 days ago

ODIs need to be split into four innings of 25 overs each, suggests Sachin Tendulkar

Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar believes that the 50-over format needs a tweak and has batted for the idea of having four innings of 25 overs each. Sachin believes that the tweak can help in eliminating the dew factor from the game and also believes that it'll help broadcasters.
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newscricket13 days ago

It's all about getting that pink ball coming to you, believes Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has hailed the idea of Day-Night Test as a great initiative but fears that dew might play spoilsport in the match. India is finally going to play its first D/N Test match at the iconic Eden Gardens as an effort to reinstate the lost position of Test cricket in the country.
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featurecricket13 days ago

Shakib’s ban a lesson in accountability for senior professionals

For Bangladeshis all over the world, Shakib Al Hasan is a name that evokes emotions. A cricketer that has given Bangladesh cricket self-esteem and made them a potent force in world cricket, Shakib means much more to Bangladesh than any other legends of the sport meant to their countrymen.
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newscricket18 days ago

If you want to realise your dreams, then short-cuts won't help, states Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that he wasn't selected in his first selection trials but kept on working hard for his dreams. He shared that it fuelled his desire to work harder as he credited his family and late coach Ramakant Achrekar for the unparalleled success he enjoyed throughout his career.
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newscricket20 days ago

Would have extended Anil Kumble's contract had there been an extension clause, reveals Vinod Rai

The outgoing head of CoA Vinod Rai has spoken about the captain-coach controversy between skipper Virat Kohli and the then head coach Anil Kumble and said that Kumble was the best coach available. The ascension of Sourav Ganguly as BCCI president put an end to CoA's 33-month control over the BCCI.
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newscricketa month ago

Confident that Sourav Ganguly will continue to serve the nation with passion, says Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is convinced that his old friend, and BCCI president-elect, Sourav Ganguly will continue to serve the nation with passion as he did during his playing days. Meanwhile, Tendulkar — a former Indian captain himself — is gearing up to lead India out in the Road Safety World Series.
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newscricketa month ago

CoA recommends amendment to conflict of interest clause in final report to Supreme Court

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) in its final report to the Supreme Court has recommended amendment to the conflict of cause clause of the BCCI constitution. The CoA stated that the recommendation has been made after consulting a number of stakeholders, cricket administrators and legal experts.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal slams double century for Mumbai

17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal became the youngest Indian to score a double-century on Wednesday, after striking a blistering 203 against Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. The double-ton was also Jaiswal’s third List ‘A’ ton in just 5 matches, having scored two centuries in his last three matches.
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