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New Zealand seal 22-run victory to win series over India

An ill Tim Southee and superb debut from Kyle Jamieson helped New Zealand to a tense 22-run victory over India in their second one day international at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday and clinch the three-match series with a game to spare. Southee was unsure as to whether he would play the game due […]

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Ross Taylor’s 21st century guides New Zealand to a four-wicket victory

Ross Taylor and stand-in captain Tom Latham combined in a 138-run stand to guide New Zealand to a morale-boosting four-wicket victory over India in the first one-day international in Hamilton on Wednesday. Taylor chaled up his 21st century with an unbeaten 109 while Latham, deputising for the injured Kane Williamson, weighed in with 69 as […]

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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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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 […]

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“Sleeper Coach” of the Indian Cricket Team

India defeated South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test in Ranchi on Tuesday, completing a 3-0 clean sweep. But even before the country started celebrating a picture of head coach Ravi Shastri napping during the India vs South Africa match had gone viral on social media. Below are a few […]

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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly set to steer BCCI as President

Sourav Ganguly is set to be appointed as the new President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The former India captain called it a “great feeling” to head the country’s cricket body, adding that it is an opportunity for him to fix its “image that got hampered quite a lot”. The […]

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India defeat South Africa by an innings and 137 runs to seal Test series

India bowled South Africa out twice in less than two days to wrap up the three-match Test series by taking a lead 2-0 in Pune after winning by an innings and 137 runs. The Indian cricket team also set a new world record of most consecutive Test series wins at home. Also India now won […]

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MS Dhoni extends break; may skip T20 series against Bangladesh

Former India captain MS Dhoni is reportedly set to miss India’s upcoming home T20I series scheduled against Bangladesh in November this year. The wicket keeper has supposedly extended his break till November. However, the reasons for Dhoni’s prolonged absence remains unclear and many are speculating whether the 2010 ICC World Cup winning skipper could be […]

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Umesh Yadav replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah in the test series against South Africa

Umesh Yadav will replace Jasprit Bumrah in India’s Test squad for the home series against South Africa, starting from October 2. In a press release by the BCCI, Jasprit Bumrah sustained a minor stress fracture in his lower back and has been ruled out of the Test series against South Africa. Fast bowler Umesh Yadav […]

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Virat Kohli moves closer to a ban after making “inappropriate physical contact” with Beuran Hendricks

Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian Cricket Team has been given one demerit point moving him closer to a ban after making contact with South Africa’s Beuran Hendricks. The incident happened during Sunday’s third Twenty20 international, with Kohli found guilty of making “inappropriate physical contact” with the bowler while taking a run. He has […]