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IMAGE: Indian team’s training session. Photograph: Reuters. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and veteran pacer Ashish Nehra on Friday did not come for Indian team’s pre-match day training after being advised rest ahead of the crucial Asia Cup T20 game against Pakistan, in Fatullah on Saturday. While Dhoni is suffering from back spasms, the injury-prone Nehra
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IMAGE: Mumbai’s players celebrate after winning the Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra in Pune, on Friday. Photograph: PTI The Mumbai squad led by Aditya Tare, which thrashed Saurashtra by an innings and 21 runs in the Ranji Trophy final inside three days, has earned a cash bonus of Rs 2 crore from the Mumbai Cricket
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India 326 for 2 (Rohit 151*, Kohli 140) beat West Indies 322 for 8 (Hetmeyer 106, Kieran 51, Chahal 3-41) by 8 wickets Shimron Hetmeyer scored his third hundred in only his 13th ODI, a display of attractive stroke-play, but it turned out it only set up a festive bonanza for a sold-out Barsapara Cricket
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IMAGE: Mahmudullah Riyadh scored a 27-ball 26 and took two crucial wickets as Bangladesh beat UAE in the Asia Cup on Friday. Photograph: Nigel Marple/Reuters. Mahmudullah Riyadh produced an all-round effort to guide Bangladesh to a comprehensive 51-run victory over the United Arab Emirates, as the host opened their account in the Asia Cup T20
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‘A cricketer joining another nation so close to his retirement is not a good thing’ IMAGE: England batting consultant Mahela Jayawardena speaks with captain Alastair Cook and Ian Bell during a nets session. Photographer: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has expressed disappointment at former captain Mahela Jayawardene taking up the role of consultant
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Australia’s captain Tim Paine was seen in discussion with the umpires after day two of the Abu Dhabi Test, having sought clarification about whether the 3m rule that had denied his side an lbw for the second time in as many matches had any room for tweaking. The decision to rule Azhar Ali not out
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1:09 AM IST Sharda UgraSenior Editor BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary is expected to represent the board at the ICC’s chief executives’ meeting to be held in Singapore this week, a task that would normally have fallen to its CEO Rahul Johri. The decision follows #MeToo allegations, made public on Friday, around Johri’s conduct with a
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IMAGE: Models display the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy during an event for its public viewing in Nagpur on Saturday. Photograph: PTI India pacer Umesh Yadav was the cynosure of all eyes at an event in Nagpur on Saturday when the ICC World T20 trophies were introduced to the Orange City as part of the
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MS Dhoni will not take part in Jharkhand’s knockout matches for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19. Jharkhand will play their quarter-final against Maharashtra at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday, and Dhoni wasn’t present at the first nets the team had, at the adjoining NCA ground, on Saturday. Team members that ESPNcricinfo spoke to on
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IMAGE: India and Pakistan cricket fans. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images The online sale of tickets for the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in the World T20 tournament in Dharamsala on March 19 has received an overwhelming 138101 registrations in just two days, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association officials said on Saturday. The International Cricket Council had announced the
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