Cricket

Image: Mumbai’s Sreyas Iyer is the run-scorer (1204 runs) in the season. Photograph: PTI. A young but mighty Mumbai have history and form firmly on their side when they chase their 41st Ranji Trophy title by locking horns with Saurashtra, who are taking a rare shot at domestic cricket’s biggest prize, in the summit showdown
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‘Asia Cup has always been a challenging tournament. It’s an opportunity to test yourself against the best teams in the sub-continent.’ India’s batting mainstay Virat Kohli says the Asia Cup, starting in Mirpur on Wednesday, is the perfect platform to assess the team’s strengths, weaknesses and its current standing on the global stage ahead of
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‘Parthiv has to bat at No. 6, and in that position it is a different ball game.’ Former India cricketers discuss with Bikash Mohapatra/Rediff.com the selectors’ wisdom in calling up Parthiv Patel as cover for the injured Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Asia Cup. IMAGE: Parthiv Patel during the 5th Natwest One-Day International against England
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‘The Asia Cup is preparation for the World T20.’ Former India cricketers tell Bikash Mohapatra/Rediff.com why it made sense to change the Asia Cup format. IMAGE: Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja during training. Photograph: PTI   When India takes on hosts Bangladesh in the opening game of the Asia Cup in Mirpur on Wednesday, February
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IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Uncertain for Wednesday’s Asia Cup opener against Bangladesh, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni skipped the entire training session of the Indian cricket team in Fatullah on Tuesday, even though he accompanied the team to the ground. – Dhoni doubtful as India eye revenge against Bangladesh – ‘Changing Asia Cup format is
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IMAGE: Skippers Amjad Javed of UAE, Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka, Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh with Shubhajit Sen, Chief Marketing Officer Micromax Informatics (centre) at the unveiling of the Asia Cup T20 trophy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI The 2016 Asia Cup trophy was unveiled in Dhaka on
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David Warner will lead Sylhet Sixers in the sixth season of Bangladesh Premier League, which is scheduled to begin on January 5. Warner was one of Sylhet’s two direct overseas picks along with Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane. Warner, who is currently serving a 12-month ban handed by Cricket Australia following the Newlands ball-tampering scandal, has kept
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IMAGE: Brendon McCullum of New Zealand and his family look on during the presentation after the Christchurch Test. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum expected to wake up on Thursday feeling “a bit dusty”, hopefully with his cricket gear still intact rather than ceremonially burnt to a cinder and looking ahead to not
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