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Pandey, Nair to lead India A squad for SA tour

Pandey, Nair to lead India A squad for SA tour

29 Jun 2017 | 5:06 PM

Mumbai, Jun 29 (UNI) Manish Pandey and Karun Nair were named skippers for the India A's for the ODIs and Tests for the upcoming tour of South Africa.

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New captain Root can draw on team mates' experience - Bairstow

New captain Root can draw on team mates' experience - Bairstow

29 Jun 2017 | 3:56 PM

Undated, Jun 29 (Reuters) Joe Root can count on the experience of several of his team mates as he embarks on his journey as England's test captain, stumper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has said ahead of the home series against South Africa.

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Vivo extends IPL sponsorship contract by five years

Vivo extends IPL sponsorship contract by five years

28 Jun 2017 | 5:30 PM

Mumbai, Jun 28(UNI) Vivo, the premium global smartphone brand, today announced the retention as the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League for the next five years.

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Sri Lanka's Malinga gets suspended ban for media comments

Sri Lanka's Malinga gets suspended ban for media comments

28 Jun 2017 | 4:01 PM

COLOMBO, Jun 28 (Reuters) Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has received a suspended one-year ban after pleading guilty to comments he made to the media in breach of his contract, the country's cricket board has said.

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Shastri to apply for the post of head coach: Reports

Shastri to apply for the post of head coach: Reports

27 Jun 2017 | 8:55 PM

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Former Indian cricketer and all-rounder Ravi Shastri is set to apply for the post of head coach of Indian cricket team according to reports.

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ICC T20 Rankings: Kohli stands firm at top, Bumrah climbs to 2nd

ICC T20 Rankings: Kohli stands firm at top, Bumrah climbs to 2nd

27 Jun 2017 | 6:44 PM

Dubai, Jun 27 (UNI) Indian skipper Virat Kohli stands firm at no one spot in batting, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah has climbed to second position according to the latest ICC T20 International Rankings released.

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Shukla, Ganguly part of BCCIs 7-member Special Committee on Lodha reforms

Shukla, Ganguly part of BCCIs 7-member Special Committee on Lodha reforms

27 Jun 2017 | 5:37 PM

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today named Indian Premier League chief Rajiv Shukla as chairman and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly in the Boards seven-Member Special Committee to oversee implementation of Lodha recommendations.

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Vivo retains IPL sponsorship for next 5 yrs

Vivo retains IPL sponsorship for next 5 yrs

27 Jun 2017 | 5:14 PM

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo has retained the cash rich Twenty20 league for the next five years beginning from 2018.

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India crush Windies by 105 runs in one-day international

India crush Windies by 105 runs in one-day international

26 Jun 2017 | 11:04 AM

Undated, Jun 26 (REUTERS) Opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane notched a century, captain Virat Kohli scored 87 and India crushed West Indies by 105 runs in a lopsided one-day international in Trinidad.

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ICC Women's World Cup: India posts 282-run target before England

ICC Women's World Cup: India posts 282-run target before England

24 Jun 2017 | 8:06 PM

Derby, Jun 24 (UNI) Riding on a brilliant 144-run partnership between openers Smriti Mandhana and Punam Raut followed by half-century from Mithali Raj, India posted a strong 281/3 against England in the opening match of the ICC Women's cricket World Cup here today.

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Rain cuts short Windies v India ODI

Rain cuts short Windies v India ODI

24 Jun 2017 | 8:42 AM

Undated, Jun 23 (Reuters) Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane compiled an opening partnership of 132 for India against West Indies before rain washed out the first one-day international in Trinidad today.

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CA offer players new deal in bid to end pay dispute

23 Jun 2017 | 1:52 PM

MELBOURNE, Jun 23 (Reuters) Cricket Australia (CA) has offered players a revised pay deal in a bid to end a bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model with just a week to go before the current agreement expires.

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De Grandhomme, Raval earn NZ central contracts

23 Jun 2017 | 8:17 AM

AUCKLAND, Jun 23 (Reuters) New Zealand Cricket have awarded all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and opening batsman Jeet Raval with central contracts for the next 12 months.

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Broad suffers heel issue ahead of South Africa series

Broad suffers heel issue ahead of South Africa series

22 Jun 2017 | 11:32 AM

LONDON, Jun 22 (Reuters) England paceman Stuart Broad suffered an injury scare ahead of the four-test series against South Africa when he left the field with a heel problem after bowling just one over for his county Nottinghamshire against Leicestershire.

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New Zealand's Ronchi retires from international cricket

New Zealand's Ronchi retires from international cricket

22 Jun 2017 | 10:51 AM

WELLINGTON, Jun 22 (Reuters) New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi has retired from international cricket but will continue to play in franchise-based Twenty20 tournaments around the world, the country's cricket board said today.

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Next coach to be appointed before tour of Sri Lanka: Rajeev Shukla

Next coach to be appointed before tour of Sri Lanka: Rajeev Shukla

21 Jun 2017 | 9:36 PM

New Delhi, Jun 21 (UNI) Senior BCCI official Rajeev Shukla today said that despite board's best effort they failed to settle the differences between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli and assured that the new head coach of Team India will be appointed before Sri Lanka's tour.

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Twitter explodes with messages on Kumble's resignation

Twitter explodes with messages on Kumble's resignation

21 Jun 2017 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, Jun 21 (UNI) Micro blogging site Twitter is flooded with messages from former cricketing greats who expressed their dissatisfaction and unhappiness after Anil Kumble decided to step down as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.

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De Villiers sees England T20s as chance of redemption

De Villiers sees England T20s as chance of redemption

21 Jun 2017 | 12:33 PM

Undated, Jun 21 (Reuters) The Twenty20 series against England presents South Africa with an opportunity to make up for the disappointment of failing to advance form the group stage of the Champions Trophy, captain AB de Villiers has said.

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Kumble steps down as head coach

Kumble steps down as head coach

20 Jun 2017 | 9:41 PM

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) Former Indian spinner Anil Kumble today stepped down as the Head coach of the Indian cricket citing differences with skipper Virat Kohli and other players.

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Robin Uthappa says good bye to KSCA

Robin Uthappa says good bye to KSCA

20 Jun 2017 | 4:35 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 20 (UNI) Dashing Indian batsman Robin Uthappa has bid farewell to his parent association KSCA which groomed him from his entry at the age of 17 and would be playing for Kerala from next season.

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Top West Indians will continue international snub: Sammy

Top West Indians will continue international snub: Sammy

20 Jun 2017 | 12:44 PM

Undated, Jun 20 (REUTERS) Leading West Indian cricketers will prefer to play in lucrative Twenty20 tournaments around the world instead of representing the Caribbean side under the current administration, former captain Darren Sammy has said.

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Wrong to judge Kohli from one defeat says Gilchrist

Wrong to judge Kohli from one defeat says Gilchrist

19 Jun 2017 | 8:55 PM

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist today backed and stood behind Virat Kohli after they lost in the finals of the Champions Trophy against Pakistan saying that it would be wrong to judge the captain on one defeat as he has remarkably been instrumental in team India's recent victories.

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Cricket South Africa names owners for T20 Global League

Cricket South Africa names owners for T20 Global League

19 Jun 2017 | 8:23 PM

LONDON, Jun 19 (REUTERS) Cricket South Africa launched its new T20 Global League in London today, announcing the host cities and owners of the eight teams ahead of the player draft on August 19.

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ICC ODI batting Rankings: Virat static at no 1, Fakhar in top 100

ICC ODI batting Rankings: Virat static at no 1, Fakhar in top 100

19 Jun 2017 | 7:55 PM

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who failed to score big against Pakistan in the finals of the Champions Trophy, continues to remain static at number one in the latest ICC ODI Batting Rankings, while Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman who scored a brilliant century in the finals has climbed in top 100.

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Triumphant Pakistan have core to target further glory

Triumphant Pakistan have core to target further glory

19 Jun 2017 | 4:18 PM

By Sudipto Ganguly

Undated, Jun 19 (REUTERS) Pakistan's Champions Trophy success not only defied the odds but also suggested the mercurial side have found the nucleus of a squad capable of returning to England in 2019 confident of claiming a second 50-over World Cup title.

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Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

18 Jun 2017 | 10:03 PM

* Pakistan stun India by 180 runs * Fakhar makes brilliant 114 * Amir rips out India top order

LONDON, Jun 18 (REUTERS) Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir shone as Pakistan defied the odds to overwhelm arch-rivals India by 180 runs and pull off a major upset in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval today.

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Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

18 Jun 2017 | 9:37 PM

LONDON, Jun 18 (REUTERS) Pakistan crushed defending champions India by 180 runs at The Oval to win the Champions Trophy for the first time today.

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Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

18 Jun 2017 | 7:20 PM

By Ed Osmond LONDON, Jun 18 (REUTERS) Fakhar Zaman capitalised on a lucky escape to strike a superb 114 and lift Pakistan to a commanding total of 338 for four in the Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals India at The Oval today.

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No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Kohli

No pressure on us ahead of ICC CT final: Kohli

17 Jun 2017 | 8:06 PM

London, Jun 17 (UNI) Indian skipper Virat Kohli today denied any pressure on team India when they play against Pakistan in the mega-final of the ICC Champions Trophy here tomorrow.

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Champions Trophy Finals: High voltage match between India & Pakistan tomorrow

Champions Trophy Finals: High voltage match between India & Pakistan tomorrow

17 Jun 2017 | 7:58 PM

London, Jun 17 (UNI) Confident India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the finals of the Champions Trophy here tomorrow expected to be a high voltage match.

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