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BCCI keen to get fans back to stands for T20Is against England

BCCI keen to get fans back to stands for T20Is against England

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): In what comes as a huge positive for cricket fanatics in the country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keen to get fans back to the stadium for the T20I series between India and England which gets underway at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad fro...

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Hussain, Vaughan not happy with England's selection for 1st two India Tests

Hussain, Vaughan not happy with England's selection for 1st two India Tests

London, Jan 24 (IANS) Former skippers Nasser Hussain and Michael Vaughan are not happy with England's squad selection for the first two Tests against India in which they have rested wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow.After the culmination of the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka, England will b...

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Ex-Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens passes away

Ex-Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens passes away

Dublin, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens has passed away at the age of 72, Cricket Ireland has informed.A right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler, Torrens debuted for Ireland on July 20, 1966 v Middlesex at Ormeau (Cap Number 507). He was capped 30 times between 196...

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Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens dies at 72

Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens dies at 72

Dublin [Ireland], January 24 (ANI): Former Ireland player Roy Torrens has passed away at the age of 72, Cricket Ireland said on Saturday. "The Board and staff of Cricket Ireland are very saddened to learn of the passing of a great figure within the Irish cricket family - Roy Torrens," Cricket Irelan...

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Really want to play my best cricket: Faf du Plessis ahead of Test series against Pakistan

Really want to play my best cricket: Faf du Plessis ahead of Test series against Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], January 24 (ANI): South Africa's Faf du Plessis said he really wants to play his "best cricket" as the team prepares for the Test series against Pakistan. The 36-year-old is in line to play his 68th Test but first in Pakistan when the two-Test series starts on Tuesday at the Nati...

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Players will eventually struggle with Covid bubble: du Plessis

Players will eventually struggle with Covid bubble: du Plessis

Karachi, Jan 23 (IANS) There will come a point when players will struggle with living in bio-secure bubbles during cricket competitions amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis."We understand that this is a very tough season and a tough challenge for a lot of peopl...

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South African women beat Pak in 2nd ODI, take unbeatable 2-0 lead

South African women beat Pak in 2nd ODI, take unbeatable 2-0 lead

Durban, Jan 23 (IANS) South Africa produced a fighting performance with the ball to edge out Pakistan women by 14 runs in a nail-biting second One-Day International (ODI) at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium here on Saturday to earn an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series.Marizanne Kapp...

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Pietersen wants Sibley, Crawley to read Dravid's advice

Pietersen wants Sibley, Crawley to read Dravid's advice

London, Jan 23 (IANS) Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has asked the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to print an e-mail that India batting great Rahul Dravid had written to him and give it to openers Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley.Pietersen posted screenshots of the mail on his twitter handl...

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Mahindra to gift SUVs to Thakur, 5 debutant cricketers

Mahindra to gift SUVs to Thakur, 5 debutant cricketers

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Mahindra group chairman Anand Mahindra on Saturday said that he would be gifting a Mahindra Thar SUV to six players who played an integral role in India's victory over Australia in the recently concluded Test series Down Under.Mahindra said that the cars will be going to the...

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Bangladesh focusing on winning 'as much as possible': BCB chief

Bangladesh focusing on winning 'as much as possible': BCB chief

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 23 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said that hosts are unlikely to make any changes for the third ODI against West Indies despite having an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.Those results have given Bangladesh a head start in th...

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