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Lack of expectations can help SL vs England: Skipper Perera

Lack of expectations can help SL vs England: Skipper Perera

Cardiff, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kusal Perera said ahead of the opening T20I match against England here on Wednesday that the issue plaguing his team was that it was not able to translate its performance during training in competitive matches.Sri Lanka will play three T20Is -- on June 23, 2...

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Manjrekar puts Gill's failure in WTC final on flawed footwork

Manjrekar puts Gill's failure in WTC final on flawed footwork

Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Former India cricketer-turned-commentator, Sanjay Manjrekar, criticised Shubman Gill's footwork and blamed it for the young opener's failure in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand here.Gill was caught by wicket-keeper BJ Watling for 28 in the first...

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Jadeja pips Holder to become world No. 1 all-rounder, Ashwin fourth

Jadeja pips Holder to become world No. 1 all-rounder, Ashwin fourth

Dubai, June 23 (IANS) India's Ravindra Jadeja is the world No. 1 all-rounder in Test cricket, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings. The southpaw displaced West Indian Jason Holder from the top, and is two rating points ahead of the Barbadian with 386.England's Ben Sto...

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CPL alters dates to accommodate Indian Premier League in UAE

CPL alters dates to accommodate Indian Premier League in UAE

St. John's (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has confirmed that the dates of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) had been tweaked in consultation with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to accommodate the remaining matches of the Indian Premier...

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ICC Test Rankings: Jadeja becomes top-ranked all-rounder

ICC Test Rankings: Jadeja becomes top-ranked all-rounder

Dubai [UAE], June 23 (ANI): South Africa's wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock on Wednesday returned to the top 10 of the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings after top-scoring against the West Indies and helping complete a 158-run victory in St Lucia for a 2-0 win in their ICC World Test Championship se...

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On this day: Eight years ago, Dhoni-led India won the Champions Trophy

On this day: Eight years ago, Dhoni-led India won the Champions Trophy

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): It was on this day, eight years ago, when MS Dhoni-led India defeated England in the finals to win the Champions Trophy.The match was slated to be a 50-over contest, but rain curtailed the affair to 20-overs per side. England won the toss and opted to bowl first.The...

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WTC Final: Southampton has brought happy memories for me both in white and red ball, says Shami

WTC Final: Southampton has brought happy memories for me both in white and red ball, says Shami

Southampton [India], June 23 (ANI): India pacer Mohammed Shami never shies away from the responsibilities given to him, revealed the 30-year-old after scalping four wickets in New Zealand's first innings in the World Test Championship final at the Ageas Bowl on Tuesday. "It's difficult if you come a...

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SLC looking to build on success of inaugural season of Lanka Premier League

SLC looking to build on success of inaugural season of Lanka Premier League

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 23 (ANI): The inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) which was played in a bio-secure bubble at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota from November 26 till December 16, 2020, reached a cumulative audience of 557 million people throug...

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Former West Indies skipper Sammy becomes CWI board member

Former West Indies skipper Sammy becomes CWI board member

St. John's (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) Former West Indies skipper, Daren Sammy has become a member of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Board of Directors, following his appointment as an independent non-member director by the CWI Board.With over 14 years of international cricket experience, Sammy led the...

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WTC final: We are clear for the Final Day, says Dinesh Karthik

WTC final: We are clear for the Final Day, says Dinesh Karthik

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): In what comes as a huge boost going into the Reserve Day of the World Test Championship (WTC), pundit Dinesh Karthik has said there shouldn't be any rain interruption as it is expected to stay clear at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday.Taking to Twitter, Kar...

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