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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Cancellation of tournament would be opportunity missed, admits Shivam Mavi

Shivam Mavi, who was one of the finds of the tournament in the 2018 U19 World Cup and was subsequently picked by KKR in the auction, has admitted that IPL cancellation would be a considerable blow to him. Mavi made his IPL debut in 2018, but did not have the greatest of debut seasons.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | Age fraud leaves DDCA, UPCA and BCCI in dire spot

Although not a new controversy, age-fraud regarding three Indian players has left the DDCA, UPCA and the BCCI in deep water having to take a decision. It also extends trouble to the likes of Rahul Dravid, who has coached the kids during their days in the Under-19 World Cup for the country.
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newscricket6 months ago

Ranji Trophy | Manjot Kalra suspended for one year for age-fraud

India's U-19 batsman Manjot Kalra, who scored a match-winning hundred in the final of the 2018 U-19 World Cup, has been banned from playing the Ranji Trophy for one year due to an age fraud. While Nitish Rana has been given some time to present his documents, Shivam Mavi has been handed to the BCCI.
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newscricket9 months ago

My only target is to play well and score as many runs as possible, says Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh has said that his only target for his comeback to the Uttar Pradesh squad for the Vijay Hazare trophy is to play well and score as many runs as possible. Rinku was handed a three-month suspension by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for rule violation in June.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Kolkata Knight Riders replace injured Anrich Nortje with Matthew Kelly

Kolkata Knight Riders’ injury replacement process has carried on three weeks into the season as they have reportedly brought in Australia’s Matthew Kelly in place of Anrich Nortje. Nortje, who suffered a shoulder injury in March, was the third bowler to get injured for the franchise this season.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | Anrich Nortje pulls out of IPL as Kolkata Knight Riders injury woes continue

South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje was the latest name to join Kolkata Knight Riders’ injury plagued squad with a shoulder injury after he made it public through his Twitter handle. The Kolkata-based franchise has seen Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti pulling out with injuries previously.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | KKR includes KC Cariappa in place of injured Shivam Mavi

Kolkata Knight Riders have called KC Cariappa for the upcoming 12th season of the Indian Premier League which will start from March 23 to replace injured Shivam Mavi. The Kolkata team had earlier included Sandeep Warrier in place of Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the squad before the start of the league.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2019 | KKR sign Sandeep Warrier as replacement as Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti ruled out

Kolkata Knight Riders will start the 2019 campaign quite like their previous one as they were dealt a blow with both Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti ruled out of the tournament with injuries. KKR have decided to sign up Sandeep Warrier as a replacement for the upcoming edition of the league.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports: Wriddhiman Saha not likely to recover in time for England Test series

According to reports, Wriddhiman Saha, who suffered a broken thumb during Indian Premier League, has not recovered from his injury yet raising doubts over his inclusion in the squad for England Test series. Saha also had to miss the one-off Test against Afghanistan because of his broken thumb.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Is affronting opponents leading to misplaced aggression in Cricket?

Despite cricket being touted as the ‘Gentleman’s Game’ since its inception, every once in a while a player has come who would change its entire definition with his flamboyance and attitude. It has often been that persona, which people fell in love with and the next generation trying to imitate.
Subhayan Dutta