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Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, Shoaib Akhtar receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, Shoaib Akhtar receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar and Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.The former fast bowler urged everyone to get vaccinated in order to fight the pandemic."Got the first dose of my Covid vaccine today. ...

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Hyderabad Cricket Association will do its best to engage WV Raman: Azharuddin

Hyderabad Cricket Association will do its best to engage WV Raman: Azharuddin

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 17 (ANI): Former India skipper and Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) president Mohammed Azharuddin on Monday said that the governing body will do its best to engage ex-India women's cricket team coach WV Raman.The BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee had recommended R...

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'Recover as fast as you bowl': Rajasthan Royals to Archer

'Recover as fast as you bowl': Rajasthan Royals to Archer

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 17 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals on Monday wished a speedy recovery to England pacer Jofra Archer in a quirky manner.Archer, who had returned to action for Sussex in the County Championship against Kent last week at Hove, only bowled fi...

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Will aim to implement Dhoni sir's tips on England tour: Indrani

Will aim to implement Dhoni sir's tips on England tour: Indrani

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batswoman Indrani Roy, picked for India's tour of England, says she would implement the tips former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has given her to make an impression in the upcoming series.India will play a one-off Test from June 16-19, followed b...

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Cummins ideal to lead despite Bancroft remarks: Chappell

Cummins ideal to lead despite Bancroft remarks: Chappell

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Pace bowler Pat Cummins should lead Australia despite talks that he and other Aussie bowlers could have been involved in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, said former skipper Ian Chappell.Chappell said 'ultimate responsibility' of the team rests with Steve Smith, who was leading...

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Hampshire sign Short for 2021 T20 Blast

Hampshire sign Short for 2021 T20 Blast

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Hampshire Hawks on Monday announced the signing of Australia's D'Arcy Short for the T20 Blast which gets underway on June 9. Short, 30, has been integral to Hobart Hurricanes' success in the Big Bash League and has played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Rajasthan Roy...

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Warner's manager hits out at CA for being partial in investigation

Warner's manager hits out at CA for being partial in investigation

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner's manager has blamed Cricket Australia (CA) for treating his client as well as Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft 'despicably' and not interviewing other players while investigating a 2018 ball-tampering scandal on the tour of South Africa.CA banned ...

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Cricket viewing numbers go up in New Zealand

Cricket viewing numbers go up in New Zealand

Auckland, May 17 (IANS) More people watched cricket in New Zealand than ever before in the first season of New Zealand Cricket's (NZC) six-year deal with Spark Sport and TVNZ, the NZC said on Monday.NZC said that the combination of free-to-air and digital subscription as a ground-breaking arrangemen...

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CA should have probed ball-tampering scandal thoroughly: Gilchrist

CA should have probed ball-tampering scandal thoroughly: Gilchrist

Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has blamed Cricket Australia (CA) for not investigating the 2018 ball-tampering scandal thoroughly due to which questions are still being raised over it."I think Cricket Australia are responsible for why this will be continually aske...

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Aim would be to learn about choosing right balls to play: Shafali Verma on maiden Test call-up

Aim would be to learn about choosing right balls to play: Shafali Verma on maiden Test call-up

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Teen sensation Shafali Verma wants to learn the art of leaving good deliveries as she is gearing up for the one-off Test and ODI series against England in June.Shafali, who is famous for her exploits in T20 cricket, has been named in India's Test and ODI squad for th...

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