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Sports, Cricket, 25 Dec 2019

Trent Boult medically cleared to play 2nd Test vs Aus, Kane Williamson confirms

Boult had missed the first Test in Perth after injuring his ribs and side in a Test against England last month.

25 Dec 2019 8:04 PM

Justin Langer hopes for IPL 2020 stint to bear fruit for Australia at T20 World Cup

Last week, Australian players got the biggest attention from 8 IPL franchises. Pat Cummins had become the most expensive foreign player,

25 Dec 2019 7:08 PM

ICC proposes, fans bat for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as captain of decade

The fans took Twitter by storm to back India's world cup-winning captain -- MS Dhoni.

25 Dec 2019 6:35 PM

Keeper's ability defines the game, says Shane McDermott

The Australian, who will be 39 on Saturday, feels that language will not be a barrier in communicating with the Sri Lankans.

25 Dec 2019 5:49 PM

Pat Cummins clearly the 'best bowler' in world: Australia skipper Tim Paine

Paine also said that Cummins has the statistics to back it up. The Australian pacer is currently the number one ranked ICC Test bowler.

25 Dec 2019 5:22 PM

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Ben Stokes trains ahead of South Africa tests, but three players sit out

Stokes spent Tuesday at the bedside of father Ged, who was hospitalised the day before due to a 'serious illness'.

25 Dec 2019 5:01 PM

BCB rejects proposal to play Test in Pakistan, says wants to play T20I only in Pak

The message was conveyed by BCB chief executive Nizamuddin Chowdhury on Tuesday.

25 Dec 2019 4:01 PM

Juergen Klopp meets Faf Du Plessis, SA skipper becomes Liverpool coach's fan

Du Plessis was having dinner with Siya Kolisi in a Cape Town restaurant in Nov when Klopp, on a private visit to South Africa, walked in.

25 Dec 2019 3:47 PM

Nice to have balance between new and old faces: Keshav Maharaj

The 29-year-old said that young players can learn from the experienced players about the game.

25 Dec 2019 3:32 PM

England are desperate to prove a point: Joe Root ahead of South Africa Test series

Pacers Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer and Jack Leach all missed the warm-up matches after catching a flu-like illness.

25 Dec 2019 3:23 PM

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ECB bans Mohammad Hafeez from all English competitions for illegal bowling action

According to a statement issued by ECB, the assessment found that the player's elbow extension for his off-spin delivery exceeded the limit.

25 Dec 2019 2:17 PM

BCCI prez Sourav Ganguly's 4-nation tournament idea will flop, says Rashid Latif

The former wicket-keeper saw it as an attempt by the formidable trio of India, Australia and England to isolate other member nations.

25 Dec 2019 1:54 PM

Ravichandran Ashwin ends decade with most dismissals in International Cricket

Ashwin has 564 wickets in all formats of the game followed by James Anderson and Stuart Broad.

25 Dec 2019 12:57 PM

Tom Blundell hopes to display his patience for 'biggest test' at MCG

As a wicketkeeper-batsman he has been behind BJ Watling in the pecking order in the test side.

25 Dec 2019 12:44 PM

Chris Woakes joins Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad in flu bug victim list before SA Tests

Woakes missed practice after falling victim to the bug that has swept through the tourists’ camp since they arrived in SA 10 days ago.

25 Dec 2019 12:35 PM

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SA looking for fresh start after coaching system change, says Faf Du Plessis

Former test captain Graeme Smith was appointed director of cricket, Mark Boucher coach and Jacques Kallis as batting consultant.

25 Dec 2019 12:26 PM

As England plan all pace attack, James Anderson aims for 150 Test caps

While Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad are still unsure of playing after being laid low with flu, Anderson will be back for his 150th test.

25 Dec 2019 12:02 PM

Sourav Ganguly wishes R Ashwin on ending with most international scalps this decade

Ganguly took to Twitter and praised Ashwin's effort on achieving his feat.

25 Dec 2019 11:13 AM

Long time between Boxing Day tests for New Zealand vs Australia

New Zealand's last appearance on Dec. 26 in Melbourne was in 1987.

25 Dec 2019 11:02 AM

New Zealand make two changes for Boxing Day Test

The dangerous Boult missed the first Test in Perth with a rib injury that also kept him out of their final clash against England.

25 Dec 2019 10:54 AM

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