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Cricket-Former test umpire Hair guilty of stealing from employer

Cricket-Former test umpire Hair guilty of stealing from employer

24 Oct 2017 | 10:40 AM

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) Former test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behaviour bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked, local media reported on Tuesday.

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Siraj, Iyer called for T20 squad for NZ series; Vijay named for Lanka Test

Siraj, Iyer called for T20 squad for NZ series; Vijay named for Lanka Test

23 Oct 2017 | 4:52 PM

Mumbai, Oct 23 (UNI) Mohammed Siraj and Shreyas Iyer have been included in Indian squad for three T20 matches to be played against New Zealand beginning from November 1, the BCCI announced on Monday.

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Hick, Cooley to coach against England in Ashes tour match

23 Oct 2017 | 1:15 PM

SYDNEY, Oct 23 (Reuters) Former England batsman Graeme Hick and bowling coach Troy Cooley will pit their wits against the tourists when they mentor a Cricket Australia XI in a four-day Ashes tour match in Townsville next month.

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India opts to bat after winning toss

India opts to bat after winning toss

22 Oct 2017 | 3:12 PM

Mumbai, Oct 22 (UNI) India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat first against New Zealand in the first ODI of the three-match series at the iconic Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday afternoon.

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Kohli hails India's new spin duo ahead of NZ ODI series

Kohli hails India's new spin duo ahead of NZ ODI series

21 Oct 2017 | 9:44 PM

Undated, Oct 21 (Reuters) India captain Virat Kohli has praised new spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal and is tempted to play them together in India's one-day series opener against New Zealand in Mumbai on Sunday.

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If not for India, would like to play for another country: Sreesanth

If not for India, would like to play for another country: Sreesanth

20 Oct 2017 | 7:11 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Banned India pacer S Sreesanth said on Friday that he might relocate to any other country if he is not allowed to play for India as he believes there is still plenty of cricket left in him.

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South Africa's Steyn targets November return

South Africa's Steyn targets November return

20 Oct 2017 | 6:14 PM

Undated, Oct 20 (Reuters) Fast bowler Dale Steyn is hoping to make a comeback following a year out with a shoulder injury at next month's South African domestic Twenty20 competition.

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ICC Rankings: South Africa grab top spot, India slips to second

ICC Rankings: South Africa grab top spot, India slips to second

20 Oct 2017 | 5:03 PM

Dubai, Oct 20 (UNI) South Africa on Friday replaced India from the number one spot in ICC ODI rankings after their 104-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the ongoing home series.

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Pakistan spinner Hafeez reported over bowling action

Pakistan spinner Hafeez reported over bowling action

20 Oct 2017 | 11:27 AM

Undated, Oct 20 (REUTERS) Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during Wednesday's third one-day international against Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday.

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Sreesanth demands to disclose 13 names in Lodha report

Sreesanth demands to disclose 13 names in Lodha report

18 Oct 2017 | 6:15 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) Showing his displeasure over Kerala High Court’s verdict restoring life ban on him in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case, cricketer S Sreesanth on Wednesday demanded to disclose all the 13 names involved in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

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DSPORT to broadcast Pakistan Super League 2018

DSPORT to broadcast Pakistan Super League 2018

17 Oct 2017 | 6:16 PM

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Discovery Communication India's sports channel DSPORT will broadcast the upcoming edition of HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL), scheduled to kick-off from February 23, 2018.

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Kumble turns 47; wishes pour in from former & current cricketers

Kumble turns 47; wishes pour in from former & current cricketers

17 Oct 2017 | 6:12 PM

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Birthday wishes started pouring in for former cricket captain Anil Kumble who turned 47 on Tuesday from former and current cricketers.

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Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new technique leads to Ashes

Under-pressure Maxwell hopes new technique leads to Ashes

17 Oct 2017 | 2:52 PM

MELBOURNE, Oct 17 (Reuters) Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is well known for his batting pyrotechnics but hopes a defensive tweak to his technique can be key to locking up the contentious number six spot for the Ashes.

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BCCI invites fresh applications for GM-Cricket Operations

BCCI invites fresh applications for GM-Cricket Operations

16 Oct 2017 | 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Oct 16 (UNI) The BCCI on Monday invited fresh applications for the post of new General Manager-Cricket Operations after MV Sridhar quit from the post last month.

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Australia's Warner gearing up for Ashes battle with England

Australia's Warner gearing up for Ashes battle with England

15 Oct 2017 | 8:06 PM

Undated, Oct 15 (REUTERS) Australia opener David Warner has fired a salvo ahead of the Ashes against England, likening the series to a "war" and saying the hosts would work up some "hatred" for their opponents to get in the right frame of mind.

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