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India's England tour: Pandya misses out, Jadeja returns (2nd lead)

India's England tour: Pandya misses out, Jadeja returns (2nd lead)

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Spin-bowling all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Friday returned to the Indian Test team for the tour of England while the Indian Premier League (IPL), postponed midway due to Covid-19, put paid to Hardik Pandya's hopes of proving his fitness as a bowler too.The selectors picked a...

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2nd Test: Abid, Azhar smash tons as Pakistan dominate Day 1

2nd Test: Abid, Azhar smash tons as Pakistan dominate Day 1

Harare, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Abid Ali struck his first Test century since December 2019 and Azhar Ali registered his 18th ton as the visitors looked set for a 400-plus total in the second Test against Zimbabwe, reaching 268 for 4 on the opening day at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.Pakistan suf...

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Dhoni brings home a stallion, names him Chetak

Dhoni brings home a stallion, names him Chetak

Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) Former India skipper MS Dhoni, whose love for big dogs is well known, added to his list of pets when he bought a black stallion soon after arriving at his seven-acre farmhouse on the outskirts of Ranchi. The Chennai Super Kings skipper flew in from Delhi where he was leading his...

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Pakistan Super League's remaining matches may be held in UAE

Pakistan Super League's remaining matches may be held in UAE

Lahore, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and six franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) met virtually on Friday to discuss the hosting of the remaining 20 matches of the postponed T20 tournament, with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) emerging as the preferred destination.The PSL wa...

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Pak cricket board completes first phase of vaccination drive

Pak cricket board completes first phase of vaccination drive

Lahore, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday completed the first phase of its Covid-19 vaccination drive in which leading cricketers across all three formats and support staff were vaccinated over a period of two months.In the first phase, 57 male players, 13 men's team officials ...

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BCCI names squad for WTC final, 5 Tests vs England

BCCI names squad for WTC final, 5 Tests vs England

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A 20-member squad was named for the tour of England that includes the World Test Championship final as well as five Test matches. There are four standby players besides the 20 players named.India's first stop will be in Southampton where they play New Zealand to decide the fi...

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India squad for WTC final and England Tests - Complete List

India squad for WTC final and England Tests - Complete List

Mumbai: Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw missed the bus as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday named a 20-member squad (two subject to fitness clearance) for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand slated to be played in June and the five-match Test series agai...

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Jadeja returns in India's Test squad for England tour

Jadeja returns in India's Test squad for England tour

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A 20-member India squad was named for the tour of England that includes the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand and five Test matches against England. There are four standby players besides the 20 players named in the main squad, taking the total number of...

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PSL 6: UAE 'preferred venue' for remaining matches, confirms PCB

PSL 6: UAE 'preferred venue' for remaining matches, confirms PCB

Lahore [Pakistan], May 7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the six franchise owners met on Friday virtually to discuss the remaining 20 matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) six.The group had a 360-degree discussion, which also considered feedback from the National Command and Operati...

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