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I think it would have lots of benefits: Roy on playing IPL before T20WC

I think it would have lots of benefits: Roy on playing IPL before T20WC

Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) England opener Jason Roy on Thursday said that playing in the IPL 2021 in the UAE venues just before the ICC Men's T20 World Cup brings a lot of benefits. He added that playing in the IPL 2021 has helped in knowing what to expect from the pitches."I think it would have a lot of ...

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T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee reckons that India are the favourites to win the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.India will open its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai. Lee has also picked KL Rahul as the top run-scorer of the tournament, w...

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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against PNG

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against PNG

Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudhullah won the toss and opted to bat against Papua New Guinea in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.Bangladesh, who are with two points in the four-team table, didn't make any change in their team fo...

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Dominic Sibley withdraws from England Lions' squad for Australia tour

Dominic Sibley withdraws from England Lions' squad for Australia tour

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): After much thought and consideration, Warwickshire batter Dom Sibley has made the decision not to tour Australia with the England Lions, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.Sibley has decided to spend the winter working on his batting at hom...

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Lyon hopes to trouble England batters with new mystery balls

Lyon hopes to trouble England batters with new mystery balls

Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has developed some mystery balls with which he hopes to bamboozle the England batsman during the upcoming Ashes, which starts with the first Test at the Gabba on December 8.Lyon has not played any cricket since April as was overlooked for Australia...

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Six-team women's IPL needed to recognise Indian talent, says Punam Raut

Six-team women's IPL needed to recognise Indian talent, says Punam Raut

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): India batter Punam Raut feels women's Indian Premier League (WIPL) will not only offer young guns a chance to showcase their skills at the global stage but will also help players who are eyeing to make a comeback in the Indian squad.Punam Raut, who ...

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Australia batsman Pucovski 'pretty positive' about his return after suffering concussion

Australia batsman Pucovski 'pretty positive' about his return after suffering concussion

Melbourne [Australia], October 21 (ANI): Victoria coach Chris Rogers on Thursday said Australia opening batter Will Pucovski is "pretty positive" about his return on the field following his latest concussion.Last week, Pucovski received a knock to his head and is recovering from concussion symptoms....

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T20 WC: England need to learn very quickly from warm-up games, says Jason Roy

T20 WC: England need to learn very quickly from warm-up games, says Jason Roy

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): England's hard-hitting opening batter Jason Roy has said the team needs to learn "very quickly" from their performances in the warm-up games in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021.England defeated New Zealand on Wednesday in the warm-up match but the side had to face a ...

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Lyon expects Ben Stokes to make late entry into Ashes team

Lyon expects Ben Stokes to make late entry into Ashes team

Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Ben Stokes may not be in the England team for the Ashes series, starting in December, Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has tipped the all-rounder to make a late entry in the series.Stokes has not played any level of cricket since July this year first due to a finger injury and th...

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T20 World Cup: Inzamam picks India as best suited to win in Gulf conditions

T20 World Cup: Inzamam picks India as best suited to win in Gulf conditions

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has picked India as the favourite to win the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Oman and United Arab Emirates (UAE).Inzamam feels that the Virat Kohli-led India have a greater chance of winning the trophy as the conditions in the Gulf nati...

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