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Cricket is a most precarious profession; it is called a team game but, in fact, no one is so lonely as a batsman facing a bowler supported by ten fieldsmen and observed by two umpires to ensure that his error does not go unpunished.

Another upward spike in the Hardik Pandya graph

Sunday's Chepauk crowd reserved their loudest cheers for just three Indian batsmen. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni were two of the more obvious choices who commanded that sort of love, but so did India's 23-year-old No.7. The circumstance in...

Rashid becomes first Afghanistan player to sign BBL contract

Following his impressive form in T20s this year, Afghanistan's Rashid Khan has signed with the Adelaide Strikers for the 2017-18 Big Bash League. The 18-year old legspinner ended his first IPL earlier this year as Sunrisers Hyderabad's second-highest wicket-taker, with 17 from...

BCCI to challenge Kerala High Court order on Sreesanth ban

The BCCI has challenged a Kerala High Court judgement from last month, which had ordered the board to lift its life ban on fast bowler Sreesanth. The BCCI had banned Sreesanth in 2013 for his alleged involvement in the Indian Premier League corruption...
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IPL 2019 squads: Retentions and Releases

Retained: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff.Released: Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin...

Reasons explained why MS Dhoni chose not to wear The Indian Flag on his...

As a cricket enthusiasts, we have seen Indian batsman removing the helmet, kissing them, after scoring a hundred, but did we ever notice The Indian Flag on it. Yes, we do obviously, but have you noticed that every Indian...

Pandya’s six-hitting ability is special

Good length not good on flat Indian pitches  Australia dismissed the first three Indian batsmen with reasonably full-length deliveries and the next two well-set batsmen with the short ball. While the good-length ball mostly serves the purpose of keeping batsmen...

‘Kohli responsible for what we are seeing of Dhoni’

Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian captain, credited Virat Kohli for MS Dhoni's success in limited-overs cricket this year. Dhoni has amassed 627 runs in 19 games at an average of 89.57 so far this year, and has staged brilliant rescue acts...

New ICC rules to come in effect from 28th September

ICC announced that the cricket will be played according to the new cricket rules into effect from Thursday, 28th September, 2017. The new rules manage on field player conduct, sizes of the bat and providing more power to the umpire so they...

101 ODI Stumpings, 100 International Fifties, 124 Not Outs – MS Dhoni Is Leading...

At 36, MS Dhoni is in the twilight of his career. In a couple of years, his career should be over, but as of now he is still leading the side, but from the sidelines. Since he gave up the skipper, Dhoni...

Dhoni’s Chennai homecoming

It was the sixth over of India's innings. Manish Pandey had become the third victim of the early Nathan Coulter-Nile hostility, leading to collective shrugs from all around. But the half-full Chepauk suddenly realised what that meant. The tone...

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