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Hearing concludes in Dravid’s CoI case

The hearing in the alleged conflict of interest case involving Indian cricketing great Rahul Dravid concluded here on Tuesday with BCCI ethics officer D.K. Jain saying his “order can be expected soon”. MPCA life member Sanjiv Gupta had filed a complaint against Dravid, alleging conflict of interest in his current role as National Cricket Academy […]

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Satisfied with Eden preparations: Hasan

A Bangladesh High Commission team, led by Deputy High Commissioner Toufique Hasan, on Tuesday expressed its satisfaction over the preparations for the India-Bangladesh day-night (D/N) Test to be played at the Eden Gardens from November 22. The Bangladesh team saw the preparations and exchanged ideas with top Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) officials, headed by […]

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Virat Kohli plays ‘gully cricket’ with kids

Indian captain Virat Kohli played `gully (street) cricket’ with children during a shoot in the Bicholi Mardana area here. Kohli, who was rested for the three-match T20 series against Bangladesh which India won 2-1, will lead the side for the two-match Test series beginning here on Thursday against the visitors. The second match of the […]

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Fielding is a controllable skill, you got to develop the right mind-set: Sridhar

Asked on qualities needed for close catching in Tests, R. Sridhar was quick with his answer to The Hindu on Monday. “Hand-eye coordination, anticipation, awareness, reaction, reflexes, and concentration.” For shorter formats, you needed, “speed, agility, strength, and power.” Factors such as being quick on the turn, fluid pick-up-and-throw and presence of mind near the […]