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Mayank Agarwal likely to replace injured Shikhar Dhawan in ODIs against West Indies

India’s Test opener Mayank Agarwal is likely to replace Shikhar Dhawan in the upcoming three-match ODI series against the West Indies after the senior batsman failed to recover from his knee injury. India will play three ODIs against the West Indies in Chennai (December 15), Visakhapatnam (December 18) and Cuttack (December 22). Dhawan sustained a […]

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SC to hear BCCI cases in January

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to list before an appropriate Bench the main BCCI case and connected applications to be heard in January 2020. A Bench led by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde acceded to an oral request made by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to “list the main matter along with all connected interlocutory applications […]

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Dube provides another dimension to the team

Shivam Dube walking in at No. 3 wasn’t something many people outside the Indian team management expected at the Greenfield Stadium here on Sunday night. The all-rounder, however, justified the faith in him. His blistering fifty gave the Indian bowlers something to bowl at (though not enough, it would prove). His maiden international half-century may […]

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Team bonding exercise for u-19 players

Team-bonding activities have been in vogue ever since Rahul Dravid started mentoring India’s junior teams and continuing the tradition, the World Cup-bound under-19 squad is spending a couple of days at the Kabini Forest Safari at the Nagarhole National Park as part of that exercise. BCCI GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim and National Cricket Academy […]

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Cricket: Sri Lankans touch down in Pakistan

Sri Lanka embarked on the first Test cricket tour of Pakistan in 10 years on Monday following the deadly 2009 attack on its team that plunged Pakistan into sporting isolation. Touchdown Islamabad, tweeted the Pakistan Cricket Board, along with a video of the players at the airport, while PCB chief executive Waseem Khan called their […]