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'He's a gun': Richardson backs skipper Aaron Finch to return to form

'He's a gun': Richardson backs skipper Aaron Finch to return to form

Dunedin [New Zealand], February 26 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Kane Richardson has voiced his support to skipper Aaron Finch, who has witnessed a slump in form during the recent outings in the shortest format of the game.Finch scored a paltry 12 during Australia's chase of a mammoth total on Thurs...

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Pacer Vinay Kumar announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Pacer Vinay Kumar announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 26 (ANI): Pacer Vinay Kumar on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket."Today "Davangere Express" after running for 25 years and passing so many stations of cricketing life, has finally arrived to a station called "retirement". With lot of mi...

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NZ vs Aus: Still a leg-side dominant player, want to expand my game, says Neesham

NZ vs Aus: Still a leg-side dominant player, want to expand my game, says Neesham

Auckland [New Zealand], February 26 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham on Friday said that he is still looking to improve his game as he still remains a leg-side dominant player.Neesham has been in tremendous form as he played a quickfire 45-run knock off just 16 balls with the help of one...

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IPL 2021: RR appoint Ish Sodhi as Team Liaison Officer

IPL 2021: RR appoint Ish Sodhi as Team Liaison Officer

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], February 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Royals on Friday confirmed the appointment of New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi as the team's Liaison Officer ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.In this new role, Sodhi will be working closely with both Kumar Sangakkara, the te...

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Concentrated on improving myself when I was out: Patel

Concentrated on improving myself when I was out: Patel

Ahmedabad: Spinner Axar Patel has said that he concentrated on improving his game to block out the negative thoughts as much as possible when he was out of the Indian team for the past three years.Patel stormed into the Indian Test team during the four-match series against England, picking two five-...

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Pietersen wants England batsmen to acknowledge their 'dreadful' performance

Pietersen wants England batsmen to acknowledge their 'dreadful' performance

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 26 (ANI): England's defeat in the pink-ball Test inside two days might have raised questions on the quality of pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium by former cricketers, but Kevin Pietersen has indirectly rubbished all the criticism and wants the English batsmen t...

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Road Safety World Series: Kevin Pietersen to lead England Legends

Road Safety World Series: Kevin Pietersen to lead England Legends

Mumbai: Former skipper Kevin Pietersen will lead England Legends in the upcoming Road Safety World Series scheduled to start at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur from March 5.Bangladesh Legends, who have been included as a replacement for the Australian Legends, ...

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All-round Sciver helps Eng women secure series win over NZ

All-round Sciver helps Eng women secure series win over NZ

Dunedin (New Zealand), Feb 26 (IANS) England women secured an unassailable 2-0 win over New Zealand with a seven-wicket win in the second ODI on Friday. Natalie Sciver led the way with bat and ball as England dismissed New Zealand for 192 runs and then chased down the target in 37.4 overs.Sciver too...

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CAS reduces Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal's ban by six months

CAS reduces Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal's ban by six months

Karachi [Pakistan], February 26 (ANI): Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal's 18-month suspension has been reduced by six months by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).Umar who was suspended on February 20 last year, will now be eligible to reintegrate into competitive cricket subject to ...

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India one draw away from qualifying for WTC final

India one draw away from qualifying for WTC final

Ahmedabad: India's victory over England in the third Test has put them on the cusp of qualifying for the World Test Championship (WTC) final. The result knocked England out of contention for the final which is scheduled to be held from June 18 at the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.India beat...

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