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Sports, Cricket, 16 Dec 2019

Kedar Jadhav: Under-bowled in recent times, experts divided on his utility

In recent times, Jadhav has been the most under-utilised cricketer, which has led to varied opinions on him being an ideal fit in the squad.

16 Dec 2019 8:38 PM

'I want to get where Virat Kohli is today': Babar Azam

The 24-year-old is a self-confessed fan of Kohli spoke about his aspiration to emulate the world's No.1 Test and ODI batsman.

16 Dec 2019 7:00 PM

'Silencing voices with force will turn students against India': Akash Chopra

The 42-year-old former batsman, who played 10 Tests for India, took to Twitter to express his concern.

16 Dec 2019 5:50 PM

Rishabh Pant eases pressure on himself with maiden ODI fifty

Pant’s six-hitting ability makes him an asset in limited-overs cricket and the youngster has been earmarked as MS Dhoni’s natural successor.

16 Dec 2019 5:27 PM

West Indies players fined for slow over-rate in first ODI against India

David Boon of the International Cricket Council (ICC) elite panel of Match Referees imposed the fine on Kieron Pollard's side.

16 Dec 2019 4:52 PM

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How impatient Dhananjaya de Silva was for his hundred?

Dhananjaya de Silva was on 72 (28 runs short of his century) at the end of the game on second day, 13 short at the end of third day.

16 Dec 2019 4:46 PM

Lanka pacer Kasun Rajitha sustains hamstring injury, may miss 2nd Test

The team management has also not sought replacement for him.

16 Dec 2019 4:26 PM

Tim Paine encouraged by Australia's ruthless streak

A rejuvenated Australia won their third straight test of the home season since retaining the Ashes in England and stretched their run.

16 Dec 2019 3:45 PM

'It's MS Dhoni's call when to make comeback', says Madan Lal

As India lost the first ODI against West Indies, Lal said that the Indian bowling attack was weak as they played with only 2 pacers.

16 Dec 2019 3:38 PM

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli stays at No 1, Jasprit Bumrah drops to 6

Kohli (928 points) is 17 points clear of Steve Smith who scored 43 and 16 in the first Test against New Zealand which Australia won.

16 Dec 2019 3:36 PM

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Getting Steve Smith out early is a good thing: Gary Stead

Although Smith scored 43 and 16 in the first and second innings respectively, Neil Wagner had dismissed Smith in both the innings.

16 Dec 2019 2:24 PM

'Embrace it': Nathan Lyon unfazed by Kiwi pacers' Bodyline-like bouncer barrage

After Australia's win, captain Tim Paine said the Black Caps' liberal use of short-pitched bowling had a Bodyline feel to it.

16 Dec 2019 2:13 PM

Accused of beating up neighbour and son, ex-cricketer Praveen Kumar alleges politics

It was alleged that Kumar assaulted his neighbour and pushed his son as his school bus was blocking the way for his car.

16 Dec 2019 2:06 PM

As Lockie Ferguson goes out, NZ hope Trent Boult comes in for 2nd Test vs Aus

The hapless Black Caps struggled against an in-form Australia in the 1st test and were blown away by 296 runs inside 4 days.

16 Dec 2019 2:01 PM

Peter Siddle to get surprise call for second Test against New Zealand

Australia dominated the series-opener with a commanding 296-run victory inside four days, despite losing Josh Hazlewood.

16 Dec 2019 1:41 PM

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From 'ignored' to adored: Abid Ali turns hero in Pakistan's homecoming Test

Ten years after a militant attack on SL made Pakistan a no-go zone for foreign sides, Abid was hero in an otherwise disappointing return.

16 Dec 2019 1:34 PM

We are moving in the right direction: Tim Paine after victory over New Zealand

Australia thrashed New Zealand by 296 runs in the first Test on Sunday and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

16 Dec 2019 1:31 PM

Australia have set tone for the series: Ricky Ponting after hosts' massive win

Exhilarated with Hosts' dominant display in the 1st Test, Ponting said if they continued to perform like this then NZ will be white-washed.

16 Dec 2019 1:29 PM

Lockie Ferguson out of Test series against Australia due to injury

Ferguson picked the injury during the first Test against Australia which the latter won by 296 runs on Sunday.

16 Dec 2019 1:27 PM

England seek South African cure for travel sickness

While England are buoyed at home by the comforts of the Dukes ball and conditions that often assist quick bowlers.

16 Dec 2019 1:26 PM

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