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IPL 2021 to be completed in UAE; BCCI seeks time for right call on T20 World Cup

IPL 2021 to be completed in UAE; BCCI seeks time for right call on T20 World Cup

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced it will complete the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).In an official release, the board said that the decision to move the tournament to UAE has been taken conside...

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Indian challenge ends in French Open qualifiers

Indian challenge ends in French Open qualifiers

India's top player Sumit Nagal could not make a hat-trick of Grand Slam main draw appearances following a straight-set defeat in the second round of the French Open Qualifying event.The Haryana youngster crashed out of the Clay Court major with a 3-6 3-6 loss to Alejandro Tabilo from Chile.In the en...

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Japan declares emergency 3 months before Olympics

Japan declares emergency 3 months before Olympics

Tokyo: Japan announced a new virus state of emergency in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, as the country battles surging infections just three months before the Olympic opening ceremony.Following a rise in COVID cases, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said in a cabinet meeting Friday t...

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Shreyas Iyer set to miss last two ODIs against England

Shreyas Iyer set to miss last two ODIs against England

India middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the last two ODIs against England after he hurt his shoulder while fielding in the first ODI at the Maharshtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Tuesday.Iyer had hurt his shoulder in the eighth over of the England innings.A statement...

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'Steve Smith was silly and not cheating'

'Steve Smith was silly and not cheating'

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Wednesday said that he would be interested to see if Steve Smith repeats his Sydney act of scuffing up the batting crease in the fourth and final Test against India at the Gabba.Smith was seen scuffing up the area around the batting crease on day five of the...

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Pujara becomes 11th Indian batsman to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket

Pujara becomes 11th Indian batsman to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket

Sydney: India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday added another feather to his cap as he completed 6,000 runs in Test cricket.Pujara achieved the milestone on the final day of the third Test at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). In the 76th over of the fourth innings, Pujara smashed a boundary off Nathan ...

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SCG Test, Day 1: Rishabh Pant's clumsy day in office helps Aussies

SCG Test, Day 1: Rishabh Pant's clumsy day in office helps Aussies

Riding his luck, debutant Will Pucovski combined with Marnus Labuschagne to put Australia on top on the first day of the Pink Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.While Pucovski did bring up a fifty on debut, he did get a few chances to help prolong his stay in the middle. In ...

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India, England to play five tests in 2021: ECB

India, England to play five tests in 2021: ECB

India will lock horns with England in a five-match Test series all set to happen in  August 2021, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.England will host India for five Tests at Trent Bridge, Lord's, Headingley, the Oval, and Old Trafford.The first game will happen on...

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Is Arjun Tendulkar part of Mumbai Indians this IPL?

Is Arjun Tendulkar part of Mumbai Indians this IPL?

Arjun Tendulkar, the son of India legend Sachin Tendulkar, raised speculations of joining Mumbai Indians after Cricketer Rahul Chahar shared a post from UAE in which the  left-arm pacer is seen enjoying his 'rest day' with other MI players.So, has Arjun Tendulkar joined MI?No. Arjun hasn't join...

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Lionel Messi takes a U-turn after exit talks

Lionel Messi takes a U-turn after exit talks

Lionel Messi has decided to stick around at Barcelona following lengthy talks with his father and legal advisors.The decision reported by Goal.com, comes after days of intense speculations, meetings and disagreements. Speculations of Messi's attempt to end his contract with the club had raised quest...

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