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Cricket Twenty20 World Cup moved to United Arab Emirates from India due to Covid pandemic

The Twenty20 World Cup will be moved to the United Arab Emirates from India due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Indian cricket board official. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it had told the International Cricket Council, the sport’s world body, of its decision to host the event in […]

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Suspended Indian Premier League to be completed in UAE between September and October

The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was suspended earlier this month, will be completed in the United Arab Emirates in September and October, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said. The BCCI also said in a statement on Saturday that they had asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) […]

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Some players end their Indian Premier League season early amid surging Covid cases

Adam Zamp, Kane Richardson, Liam Livingstone and Andrew Tye have ended their Indian Premier League (IPL) season early to return home. India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also said he is taking a break from the IPL to support his family. The news comes as India struggles with a surge in coronavirus cases. Tye, who was with […]

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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly undergoes angioplasty after heart attack

Sourav Ganguly, 48, former India captain and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was in a stable condition after suffering a heart attack on Saturday. He developed chest pains while exercising and has now had surgery. Doctors said Ganguly had an angioplasty at a hospital in Kolkata and would […]

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Indian team ready for quarantine in Australia for two weeks to help tour proceed

India captain Virat Kohli and his team mates would be ready to spend two weeks in quarantine in Australia if that helped the tour go ahead as planned later this year, a top official of the Indian board has said. A cash-strapped Cricket Australia (CA) is banking heavily on the series, reportedly worth A$300 million […]

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Harbhajan Singh don’t see MS Dhoni wearing India jersey again

Veteran India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh doesn’t see Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing for the Indian team again. Dhoni last played for India in the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in July last year. Asked about Dhoni’s India future during an Instagram chat with opener Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan said, “When I was in Chennai Super Kings […]

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BCCI in cost cutting spree halves IPL prize money: Report

The BCCI has decided to implement strict cost cutting measures with the notable decision being IPL 2020 champions’ prize money will be halved as compared to 2019. In a circular sent to all IPL franchises, the BCCI has notified that instead of a whopping Rs 20 crore, the IPL champion team will now receive Rs […]

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India’s tour of New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw to replace injured Rohit Sharma

India opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the rest of the tour of New Zealand after suffering a calf strain in the final Twenty20 international in Mt. Maunganui, the BCCI said on Tuesday. Rohit retired hurt on Sunday when he was on 60 off 41 balls. He received treatment for several minutes […]

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India script an unprecedented 5-0 series whitewash over New Zealand

Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling helped India to secure a  seven-run victory over New Zealand in their fifth Twenty20 international in Mt. Maunganui on Sunday and a 5-0 sweep of the series. Bumrah had figures of 3-12 from four overs and clamped down on New Zealand’s middle order as they were building nicely towards India’s total of 163-3. […]

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BCCI removes MS Dhoni’s name from central contracts amid retirement rumours

The BCCI announced their central contracts for the season 2019-20 and have left out the former India captain MS Dhoni from all four categories, a press release sent out on Thursday confirmed. Dhoni, who has not played since the World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand in Manchester, was in Category A last year. This […]

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India’s superfan Charulata Patel passes away, BCCI pays tribute

Indian cricket team’s superfan Charulata Patel, who was seen cheering for the team during World Cup 2019, passed away. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to Twitter to share the news. #TeamIndia's Superfan Charulata Patel ji will always remain in our hearts and her passion for the game will keep motivating us. […]

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Rohit Sharma leaves practice session midway giving Team India an injury scare

Rohit Sharma, India’s deputy captain for the Twenty20 International (T20I) series vs Bangladesh left the field midway during a practice session at the Arun Jaitley stadium after a ball hit him on his left thigh, ahead of the first T20I. The injury scare has given the hosts a reason to worry. Indian camp would hope […]