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Ashwin differs from Gavaskar, calls The Hundred outstanding

Ashwin differs from Gavaskar, calls The Hundred outstanding

London, July 28 (IANS) Indian Test team off-spinner R Ashwin has hit out at critics of The Hundred tournament that is gaining popularity in England. The 100-ball format, which is in its inaugural edition, has attracted crowds as well as record viewership for this year's cricket in England. Its criti...

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ICC T20I Rankings: Hasaranga moves to career-best second spot

ICC T20I Rankings: Hasaranga moves to career-best second spot

Dubai [UAE], July 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has moved up one slot to a career-best second place in the ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings after grabbing two wickets in the first match of their series against India being played in Colombo.India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Player of ...

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Yuvraj's foundation sets up 120 beds in Telangana hospital

Yuvraj's foundation sets up 120 beds in Telangana hospital

Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Former India all-rounder and two-time World Cup winner Yuvraj Singh's YouWeCan Foundation has set up 120 Critical Care Unit (CCU) beds at the Government Medical College & General Hospital in Nizamabad, Telangana. The foundation has received financial support from Accenture ...

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India-New Zealand final most watched across all series in ICC World Test Championship

India-New Zealand final most watched across all series in ICC World Test Championship

Dubai [UAE], July 28 (ANI): The India-New Zealand final in Southampton last month was the most-watched on average across all series that were part of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC), recording a total cumulative global dedicated audience of 177 million, with live viewership touching ...

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Starc the best death-overs bowler in the world: Aussie coach Langer

Starc the best death-overs bowler in the world: Aussie coach Langer

Bridgetown (Barbados), July 28 (IANS) Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer said a day after his team's victory against the West Indies in the One-day International series that pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was the best death-overs bowler in the world and that he was a "great asset to the team...

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Ex-England pacer Hendrick, who shook India in 1974, no more

Ex-England pacer Hendrick, who shook India in 1974, no more

London, July 27 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Mike Hendrick, who took 26 of his 87 Test wickets against India during the 1974 and 1979 series and held the world record for most Test wickets without a five-wicket haul, died on Tuesday. He was 72.Hendrick, who took 770 wickets in 267 first-class m...

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Hopefully good results will come for Pakistan in West Indies series: Babar Azam

Hopefully good results will come for Pakistan in West Indies series: Babar Azam

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 27 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Tuesday exuded confidence and said his side is all set and ready to take on T20I world champions West Indies in the four-match series commencing on July 27.Babar has backed his players to perform well in the series. "We have a good...

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The Hundred: Smriti's unbeaten 61 helps Southern Brave win

The Hundred: Smriti's unbeaten 61 helps Southern Brave win

Cardiff, July 27 (IANS) Indian opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana hammered an unbeaten 61 off 39 balls (5x4s, 3x6s) to power Southern Brave Women to an eight-wicket win over Welsh Fire Women in The Hundred here at the Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.Southern Brave Women elected to bowl and restricted Welsh...

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Indian Test team uses innovative method to practice catching

Indian Test team uses innovative method to practice catching

Chester-le-Street (Durham), July 27 (IANS) Some of the top fielding sides in world cricket like New Zealand, Australia and South Africa play rugby as warm-up. The Indian team in England took it a step further on Tuesday and improvised the rugby warm-up using the cricket ball.The Board of Control for...

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Pollard hits out at poor pitches after ODI series loss to Australia

Pollard hits out at poor pitches after ODI series loss to Australia

Bridgetown (Barbados), July 27 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has hit out at the quality of pitches laid for the ongoing ODI series against Australia after the Caribbean side lost the series 2-1 here.Two of the matches saw teams batting first score less than 200 while in one, the team bat...

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