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IPL 2019 schedule announced; CSK to face RCB in opener on March 23

IPL 2019 schedule announced; CSK to face RCB in opener on March 23

19 Feb 2019 | 6:26 PM

Mumbai, Feb 19 (UNI) The Indian Premier League (IPL) schedule for the first two weeks of the upcoming season was announced on Tuesday with defending champions CSK, led by MS Dhoni, taking on Virat Kohli-led RCB in the opener on March 23.

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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle announces retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle announces retirement from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

18 Feb 2019 | 3:53 PM

Jamaica, Feb 18 (UNI) West Indian opener Chris Gayle has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket after this summer's World Cup, scheduled in England, this year.

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ICC Test Rankings: Kusal Perera leapfrog 58 places, Kohli & Pujara firm at 1 & 3

ICC Test Rankings: Kusal Perera leapfrog 58 places, Kohli & Pujara firm at 1 & 3

17 Feb 2019 | 7:25 PM

Dubai, Feb 17 (UNI) Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera leapfrogged 58 places in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings after one wicket win against South Africa in Durban while Indian skipper Virat Kohli remained static at top and Chesteshwar Pujara also maintained no 3 position.

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Sehwag, sports fraternity offer financial support to Pulwama martyrs' families

Sehwag, sports fraternity offer financial support to Pulwama martyrs' families

16 Feb 2019 | 7:23 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (UNI) In a touching gesture, former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag on Saturday said that he will take care of the education of the children of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans martyred in the Pulwama attack.

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Kohli takes charge in ODIs and Twenty20 series against Oz

Kohli takes charge in ODIs and Twenty20 series against Oz

15 Feb 2019 | 7:16 PM

Mumbai, Feb 15 (UNI) The BCCI on Friday while announcing the 15-member squad for the 5 ODI series and two Twenty20 International said Virat Kohli will take charge of the team in the both formats of the game against Australia.

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ODI  series: K L Rahul, Rishabh Pant recalled, Dinesh Karthik left out

ODI series: K L Rahul, Rishabh Pant recalled, Dinesh Karthik left out

15 Feb 2019 | 6:26 PM

Mumbai, Feb 15 (UNI) The BCCI on Friday announced the 15-member India squad for the five-match ODI series beginning from March 2 against Australia at Hyderabad with K L Rahul and Rishabh Pant returning back.

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Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli, Cricket fraternity condemn blood bath

Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli, Cricket fraternity condemn blood bath

15 Feb 2019 | 3:02 PM

New Delhi, Feb 15 (UNI) Day after a major terror attack in South Kashmir's Awantipora area, a suicide bomber targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy, killing at least 37 CRPF personnel and wounding others, the cricket fraternity on Friday condemned the deadly attack and wished for speedy recovery of the injured jawans.

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Pakistan capable of beating India in World Cup: Moin Khan

Pakistan capable of beating India in World Cup: Moin Khan

13 Feb 2019 | 4:26 PM

Karachi, Feb 13 (UNI) Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan is confident that present national team has potential of beating India in the ICC World Cup beginning from May 30 in England and Wales.

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Another day, another praise: Kohli ahead of his contemporaries, says Sangakkara

Another day, another praise: Kohli ahead of his contemporaries, says Sangakkara

12 Feb 2019 | 5:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) Adoring Indian skipper Virat Kohli's historic achievement of becoming the first cricketer to earn Sir Garfields Sober's Trophy for his outstanding performance in 2018-19, former Sri Lankan captain and star wicketkeeper-batsman Kumara Sangakkara claimed that Kohli is well ahead of his contemporaries and destined for greatness.

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Rodrigues, Mandhana advance in T20I rankings

Rodrigues, Mandhana advance in T20I rankings

12 Feb 2019 | 4:22 PM

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) Despite 3-0 defeat at the hands of New Zealand, Indian opening pair of Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues on Tuesday jumped four places to be the sixth and second best bats-woman in ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings.

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Let's make India want to play Pakistan: Wasim Khan

Let's make India want to play Pakistan: Wasim Khan

11 Feb 2019 | 5:03 PM

Lahore, Feb 11 (UNI) Wasim Khan the newly-appointed managing director of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is skeptical of bilateral cricketing ties taking place between India and Pakistan in the near future but feels a change in strategy can get the two teams together.

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Dinda injured during Bengal's practice game

Dinda injured during Bengal's practice game

11 Feb 2019 | 4:32 PM

Kolkata, Feb 11 (UNI) Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda was hit on his forehead during Bengal's Twenty20 practice game for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here at the Eden Gardens on Monday.

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Kuldeep Yadav achieves his career-best spot in ICC T20I rankings

Kuldeep Yadav achieves his career-best spot in ICC T20I rankings

11 Feb 2019 | 2:50 PM

Dubai, Feb 11 (UNI) Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav has moved one place higher to reach his career-best second position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after picking two wickets for 26 runs in the final match against New Zealand.

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Pant, Vijay Shankar, Rahane in World Cup contention: chief selector Prasad

Pant, Vijay Shankar, Rahane in World Cup contention: chief selector Prasad

11 Feb 2019 | 1:43 PM

New Delhi, Feb 11 (UNI) India's chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has said three players-Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar and Ajinkya Rahane- are under consideration for this year's World Cup in England.

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Pretty disappointed after losing T20 series against Nz: Rohit Sharma

Pretty disappointed after losing T20 series against Nz: Rohit Sharma

10 Feb 2019 | 5:28 PM

Hamilton, Feb 10 (UNI) India skipper Rohit Sharma expressed his disappointment after losing Twenty20 series 1-2 against New Zealand here on Sunday.

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