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Kohli to step down: Experts question timings of both announcements

Kohli to step down: Experts question timings of both announcements

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former cricketers have questioned the timing of Virat Kohli's announcement that he will step down as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain at the end of the IPL 2021 season, saying "if you want to do that, you probably do it after the tournament".Three days back, Kohli had als...

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BCCI rolls out compensation package, fee hikes for domestic cricketers (Ld)

BCCI rolls out compensation package, fee hikes for domestic cricketers (Ld)

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday that the BCCI will increase the match fees for domestic cricketers. Shah, who attended the BCCI Apex Council Meet, also said that the cricketers who played in 2019/20 season will get additio...

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BCCI rolls out compensation package and fee hikes for domestic cricketers

BCCI rolls out compensation package and fee hikes for domestic cricketers

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday that the Board will increase the match fees for domestic cricketers. Shah, who attended the BCCI Apex Council Meet, also said that the cricketers who played in 2019/20 season will get additi...

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Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun

Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hockey defender Varun Kumar said on Monday that a "one-on-one chat" with skipper Manpreet Singh before the Tokyo Olympic Games campaign pumped him up mentally to go all out against the rivals in the historic campaign.India won bronze after a gap of 41 years at the quadrennia...

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Shotgun coach Mansher remembers Namanveer as a very enthusiastic shooter

Shotgun coach Mansher remembers Namanveer as a very enthusiastic shooter

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Promising national shotgun shooter Namanveer Singh Brar's alleged suicide at his residence in Mohali in the early hours of September 14, has shocked the shooting sports fraternity with national shotgun coach and top international marksman Mansher Singh saying he can't believ...

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Situation was very tough and I had to take up the responsibility: Ruturaj

Situation was very tough and I had to take up the responsibility: Ruturaj

Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' hero in the opening match of IPL 2021 second leg here, Ruturaj Gaikwad said on Monday that the situation when he came in to bat with the entire top order back in the dugout for just 24 runs was "very tough" and that it was time to take up the responsibility ...

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India, Australia all set to lock horns in multi-format series

India, Australia all set to lock horns in multi-format series

Mackay, Sep 20 (IANS) India and Australia women's cricket teams will kick off their multi-format series when they resume their rivalries with the first game of the three-match One-Day International series here on Tuesday.While Australia will look to extend their record-breaking 24-match winning stre...

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Hope NZ pullout won't have a lasting impact: Williamson

Hope NZ pullout won't have a lasting impact: Williamson

Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has called Pakistan a 'special place' for cricket and is hoping that the pullout of the Kiwis from the white-ball series in the country won't have a lasting impact."They were obviously over there, ready to go to the ground. It is a sudden thin...

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Wyatt's unbeaten half century guides England to 13-run win vs New Zealand

Wyatt's unbeaten half century guides England to 13-run win vs New Zealand

Worcester, Sep 20 (IANS) Nine wickets down at one stage and in danger of being bundled out for a modest score, England fought back impressively to take out the second One-day International against New Zealand by 13 runs (DLS method) and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at the Country Ground ...

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Rohit Sharma should be back for next match: MI's Jayawardene

Rohit Sharma should be back for next match: MI's Jayawardene

Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is confident that regular skipper Rohit Sharma will return for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) game after missing out on the opener against CSK in Dubai on Sunday evening.Mumbai Indians face Kolkata Knight Riders on September 23 ...

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