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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by nine wickets

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by nine wickets

Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a comfortable nine-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their first match of the UAE-leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 here on Monday.With this stunning win, the Eoin Morgan-led KKR rose to the fifth spot in th...

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Naseeb Khan appointed as new chief executive of Afghanistan Cricket Board

Naseeb Khan appointed as new chief executive of Afghanistan Cricket Board

Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced on Monday that it had appointed Naseeb Khan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Khan replaces Hamid Shinwari, who was appointed in April 2021 to the post."Naseeb Khan, has been introduced as the new CEO of the Afghanistan Crick...

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IPL 2021: Kolkata thrash Bangalore by nine wickets

IPL 2021: Kolkata thrash Bangalore by nine wickets

Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets with 10 overs to spare in their first match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021.Electing to bat, RCB were bundled out for 92 with Varun Chakravarthy (3-13) and Andre Russell (3-9) shining with ...

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The world has completely changed for athletes: Ebony Rainford-Brent

The world has completely changed for athletes: Ebony Rainford-Brent

London, Sep 20 (IANS) Former England cricketer Ebony Rainford-Brent said that the world has completely changed for cricketers, especially with Covid-19 pandemic coming into picture. She also said that apart from mental health, there have been too many injuries to England cricketers in their cricketi...

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Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings -- fireworks on the cards

Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings -- fireworks on the cards

Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals – the two IPL teams with exceptional batting muscle - will look to change their fortunes when they clash in the battle for the fourth spot here on Tuesday. For the record, KL Rahuls Punjab are placed sixth in the IPL 2021 points tally right now, whereas Sanju Samson...

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Russell, Chakravarthy shine for Kolkata as Bangalore all out for 92

Russell, Chakravarthy shine for Kolkata as Bangalore all out for 92

Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russell combined forces to send Royal Challengers Bangalore crashing to 92 all out in 19 overs in the second match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 in Abu Dhabi. Kolkata were water-tight with their bowling, hardly giving a lacklustre Bangalore batting ...

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England cancel men's and women's tours to Pakistan

England cancel men's and women's tours to Pakistan

London, Sep 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday that the tour of Pakistan in October by their men's and women's teams has been cancelled due to "increasing concerns about travelling to the region."The trip, which would have been the men's team first trip tp Pakist...

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Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with quarters in sight

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with quarters in sight

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Former ISL champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with Indian Navy Football Team for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup on Tuesday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK).Delhi FC will take on Kerala Blasters Football Club in the other Group C match ...

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ICC partners with Cricket Australia to live stream Australia's matches this summer

ICC partners with Cricket Australia to live stream Australia's matches this summer

Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday that it has partnered with Cricket Australia (CA) to broadcast the upcoming matches of Australia happening this summer into emerging cricket markets including Europe and Southeast Asia.The deal will start with the highl...

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Bangalore win toss and elect to bat first against Kolkata

Bangalore win toss and elect to bat first against Kolkata

Abu Dhabi, Sep 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat first against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second match of UAE leg of IPL 2021.RCB captain Virat Kohli observed that the grass covering on the pitch was there to hold the surface together. He also believed that the ...

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