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Team India squad selection for West Indies tour postponed

The selection of Indian team for the tour of West Indies, starting in Florida on August 3, has been postponed, primarily because the fitness reports of players will only be available on Saturday. The BCCI selection committee, headed by MSK Prasad, will now meet on July 20 or 21, in Mumbai.
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newscricket2 days ago

BCCI source dismisses any rift between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

A BCCI source has dismissed the rumours surrounding a possible rift within the Indian squad, which has been hogging the headlines in recent times. After India’s early World Cup exit, there were reports flowing in the media regarding two groups being formed in the Indian dugout.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma raring to go ahead of next month's tour of West Indies

Despite rumors of fatigue in the media, senior India team members like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and others have given the nod for next month's Tour of West Indies. However, the status of injured duo - Shikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar - who departed the WC squad earlier this month is still unknown.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli to have no say in Indian coach’s selection

A BCCI official has confirmed that Indian skipper Virat Kohli will not have a say in the selection of India’s new coach. The BCCI recently invited fresh applications for the coach’s and the tenure for the same will be for two years and the staff will take over after the Windies series.
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newscricket5 days ago

Indian squad for West Indies tour to be picked on July 19, MS Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan’s availability unknown

Indian selectors will announce the squad that would be visiting the Carribean in a tour that would span series across all the three formats of the game on July 19. Some senior players might be rested, while Dhoni is yet to announce a decision on his future and Dhawan’s recovery status is unknown.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | BCCI might consider the possibility of handing over ODI captaincy to Rohit Sharma

In what could turn out to be a massive reshuffle, BCCI might consider the possibility of handing over Rohit Sharma the permanent ODI captaincy, according to reports. Rohit has served as the deputy for Virat Kohli in ODIs, and has also led his franchise Mumbai Indians to three IPL titles.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | MS Dhoni no more an automatic pick, might lose place in the team

Indian wicket-keeper and former skipper MS Dhoni, who had a rather indifferent World Cup, is no more assured of a place in the team, according to reports. Dhoni's future with the team has been a hot topic of discussion, with the squad for India's upcoming tour of the West Indies set to be named.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Internal rifts grow among different factions in Indian team : Reports

According to reports, there have been two factions in the Indian team who are unhappy with the unilateral decisions taken by the skipper, Virat Kohli, and coach Ravi Shastri, asking for the coach and bowling coach's sack. While one faction supports opener Rohit Sharma, the other supports Kohli.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You're most honest and committed man I know, says Virat Kohli to AB de Villiers

Virat Kohli has come out in support of AB de Villiers, who is being criticized for supposedly demanding a comeback to the Proteas squad for the 2019 World Cup. De Villiers released a statement on his social media after South Africa’s journey in the ongoing World Cup came to a sad end.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We will have a review meeting once coach and captain are back, says Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai, chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators, said that the committee is set to hold a review meeting with Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli once they are back in India. The committee is expected to particularly review some of the selections made for the big event.
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