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Gilchrist made it hard for wicket-keepers to not score runs: Ian Smith

Gilchrist made it hard for wicket-keepers to not score runs: Ian Smith

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Former New Zealand player Ian Smith reckons that specialist wicket-keepers are now a thing of the past and added that scoring runs is now an essential part for wicket-keepers to keep their place in the side.Smith also said that Adam Gilchrist was the one who made it ...

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'Was prepared to dive for anything to keep Laxman there'

'Was prepared to dive for anything to keep Laxman there'

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman played a talismanic role in India's nail-biting one wicket win over Australia in the 2010 Mohali Test. Chasing 216 to win on the final day, the hosts found themselves 124/8 with Laxman batting with the tail.He was battling a back injury and yet he dragged India...

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Beating India Neesham's favourite 2019 WC memory

Beating India Neesham's favourite 2019 WC memory

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) New Zealand all rounder Jimmy Neesham said that his favourite memory from the 2019 ICC World Cup was sitting with his team mates in the changing room after they had beaten India in the semi-final."Sitting in the changing room with the guys after the semi-final against India,...

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Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve, says VVS Laxman

Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve, says VVS Laxman

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Former India batsman VVS Laxman on Tuesday hailed the leadership qualities of Sourav Ganguly and said that the 'Prince of Kolkata' wore his heart on his sleeve.Laxman shared a photo of Ganguly as part of his initiative of paying tribute to his teammates who influence...

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Sakshi captures Dhoni taking Ziva on a bike ride at home

Sakshi captures Dhoni taking Ziva on a bike ride at home

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) M.S. Dhoni's love for bikes is well documented and in a video posted by his wife Sakshi, the former India captain can be seen giving his daughter Ziva a ride in his residential compound.The video was tweeted on Tuesday by Chennai Super Kings. "When 'crazy lightning' and 'hap...

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Riaz Sheikh becomes second Pakistan cricketer to succumb to coronavirus

Riaz Sheikh becomes second Pakistan cricketer to succumb to coronavirus

Lahore [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): Riaz Sheikh has become the second Pakistan cricketer to succumb to coronavirus.Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif confirmed the news on Twitter and asked everyone to pray for Sheikh's departed soul.As per a report on CricketPakistan, it is being said that Sheikh ...

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Eng vs WI: Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford to host Test series

Eng vs WI: Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford to host Test series

London, June 2 (IANS) England will play three Tests against the West Indies in July, subject to UK government clearance to return behind closed doors, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Tuesday. England's three-Test series against West Indies will begin on July 8 at the...

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Activism in America against systemic racism a lesson for everyone: Sangakkara

Activism in America against systemic racism a lesson for everyone: Sangakkara

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said that the activism happening in America right now against systemic racism is a lesson for everyone worldwide and added that a state cannot determine the sensibilities of any citizen.His remark comes as 'Black L...

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US anti-racism protests powerful lesson, feels Sangakkara

US anti-racism protests powerful lesson, feels Sangakkara

Colombo, June 2 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said that the protests in the US against systematic racism that was sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer is a "powerful lesson to us all."In a series of tweets, Sangakkara said that regardle...

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England to play three Tests against Windies from July 8

England to play three Tests against Windies from July 8

London [UK], June 2 (ANI): England will be playing three-match Test series against West Indies behind closed doors beginning July 8, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Tuesday.The matches will be held at Hampshire's Ageas Bowl and Lancashire's Emirates Old Trafford. These two ven...

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