Sports – UKMALAYALEE

Sourav Ganguly Says “Can’t Comment” On MS Dhoni’s Exclusion

MUMBAI Jan 18: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday refused to comment on MS Dhoni’s omission from annual central contract list amid fresh speculation on the future of the World Cup winning former captain. While Dhoni has been left out due for not playing any cricket for six months, it can’t be ruled out that he can still be in the mix as far as T20 World Cup in Australia is concerned. Continue reading “Sourav Ganguly Says “Can’t Comment” On MS Dhoni’s Exclusion”

India Level Series In Rajkot With Clinical Performance Against Australia

RAJKOT Jan 18: After a disappointing show in the first ODI in Mumbai, India came back with a strong all-round performance in Rajkot to beat Australia and level the three-match series 1-1. Sent in to bat first, India put up a largely improved show in the second ODI, with fluent half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul powering them to 340/6 in their 50 overs. Continue reading “India Level Series In Rajkot With Clinical Performance Against Australia”

Defending Champions India Aim For Fifth Title At ICC Under-19 World Cup

MUMBAI Jan 17: Defending champions India will be overwhelming favourites to win the junior global meet for the fifth time with at least six players, including skipper Priyam Garg having played senior cricket (first-class, List A or T20).

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Ben Stokes Named ICC Player Of The Year After Landmark 2019

LONDON Jan 16: Ben Stokes has been named men’s cricketer of the year in the International Cricket Council’s 2019 awards. We take a look back over his career so far. Ben Stokes was Wednesday named the International Cricket Council player of the year, capping an unforgettable 2019 for the swashbuckling England all-rounder that included a match-winning knock at the World Cup. Continue reading “Ben Stokes Named ICC Player Of The Year After Landmark 2019”

Bangladesh Refuse To Play Test Series In Pakistan

DHAKA Jan 13: Bangladesh on Sunday decided to stay firm in their decision to just play three Twenty20 internationals in Pakistan later this month, dismissing a Pakistani proposal to take part in a full Test series. Continue reading “Bangladesh Refuse To Play Test Series In Pakistan”

India Dominate Sri Lanka To Claim Three-Match T20I Series 2-0

PUNE Jan 11: Shikhar Dhawan silenced his critics, KL Rahul sizzled as usual and the trio of fast bowlers were intimidating in India’s lopsided 78-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third T20 International on Friday, sealing the series 2-0.

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England Beat South Africa In Cape Town Thriller To Level Series

DURBAN Jan 8: Ben Stokes produced an explosive spell of bowling as England beat South Africa by 189 runs inside the last hour of the fifth day of the second Test at Newlands on Tuesday. The win levelled the four-match World Test championship series. Continue reading “England Beat South Africa In Cape Town Thriller To Level Series”

TV Umpire To Call Front Foot No-Balls During West Indies vs Ireland ODIs And T20Is

IRELAND Jan 7: The upcoming limited overs series between the West Indies and Ireland will be contested along with trials for a technology that will authorise the third umpire to call front foot no balls, like during the West Indies’ recent ODI and T20I tour of India.

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Pakistan Players Treated Danish Kaneria Unfairly As He Is Hindu: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI Dec 27: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has claimed that his teammate Danish Kaneria faced discrimination at the hands of a few Pakistani cricketers, who were reluctant to even eat with him because he is a Hindu. Continue reading “Pakistan Players Treated Danish Kaneria Unfairly As He Is Hindu: Shoaib Akhtar”

Prithvi Shaw, Hardik Pandya Named In India A Squads For New Zealand Tour

MUMBAI Dec 24: The in-form Prithvi Shaw on Monday took another step towards an India comeback after being named in the A squad for the tour of New Zealand. The 20-year-old has been named in the squad for three one-day games as well as two four-day games. Continue reading “Prithvi Shaw, Hardik Pandya Named In India A Squads For New Zealand Tour”