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newscricket3 days ago

Players who pulled out from West Indies tour will find it hard to justify IPL participation, comments Aaron Finch

Australia’s white-ball skipper Aaron Finch has commented that it will be hard for his teammates who withdrew themselves from the limited-overs tour of West Indies to justify participating in the rescheduled IPL 2021 in UAE. Last week, 7 Australian players pulled out from the WI and BAN T20Is.
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newscricket3 days ago

Reports | CWI agree to push forward CPL dates following BCCI’s request

Organizers of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have reportedly agreed to the BCCI’s request, and are said to be in the process of rescheduling the tournament so that it does not overlap with the IPL. The dates are yet to be confirmed, but CPL 2021 is expected to kick-off a week earlier.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ankeet Chavan eligible to play cricket again as BCCI lift life ban

Ankeet Chavan, who in 2013 alongside Sreesanth was banned by the BCCI for life, for his alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, is eligible to play cricket again after the BCCI reduced the left-arm-spinner’s ban to 7 years. Chavan was informed of the same by interim CEO Hemang Amin.
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newscricket9 days ago

WTC Final | Enjoying my cricket and not looking too far ahead, expresses Ravichandran Ashwin

Ahead of the WTC final, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed his happiness over his current form and stated that he’s not looking too far ahead. He also stated that the health of Indian cricket, as a cricketing superpower, is amazing and credited IPL for playing a vital role.
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newscricket10 days ago

Dedicate my Indian call-up to my mother and late father, expresses Chetan Sakariya

After receiving a maiden call-up for the Sri Lanka tour, Chetan Sakariya has dedicated the selection to late father Kanjibhai Sakariya and mother Varsha Sakariya. He also thanked Royals’ skipper Sanju Samson for showing confidence in him and expressed his shock over the early Indian call-up.
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newscricket11 days ago

Reports | McCullum and Morgan could be in troubled waters with KKR over tweet-row

After tweets of the trio - Jos Buttler, Brendon McCullum and Eoin Morgan - mocking the Indian fans and the accents went viral, the KKR duo can find themselves in troubled waters. KKR’s CEO Venky Mysore clearly stated that the franchise has ‘zero tolerance' for any sort of discrimination.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2021 | Not surprised at all on players’ withdrawal from IPL, asserts Ashton Agar

Australian spinner Ashton Agar has asserted that he isn’t one bit surprised at the international players’ withdrawal mid-way from the cash-rich IPL. He also insisted that it takes a toll on the players’ mental health, staying weeks and weeks in the various bio-bubbles, during international stints.
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newscricket14 days ago

Suryakumar Yadav will be the player to watch out for in Sri Lanka tour, says MSK Prasad

Former India national chief selector MSK Prasad has backed Suryakumar Yadav to make the best use of the limited-overs tour in Sri Lanka and feels that the MI star would be the player to look out for. Suryakumar made his international debut for India against England in the T20Is back in February.
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newscricket15 days ago

Ishant Sharma, Ashwin and Shami among the Top 5 bowlers in Test cricket, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell picked his Top 5 bowlers in the Test format and interestingly named the Indian trio of R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami, while overlooking James Anderson. Chappell picked Australia’s Pat Cummins as the number one bowler in the longest format.
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newscricket16 days ago

Jos Buttler, McCullum and Eoin Morgan in hot water as old tweets allegedly mocking Indian accent resurface

Jos Buttler, McCullum and Eoin Morgan have come under fire as old tweets posted by the trio, allegedly mocking Indian English, have resurfaced to cause a huge stir. The revelations come on the back of Sussex’s Ollie Robinson issuing a public apology after being found guilty of posting racist tweets.
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