MUMBAI Oct 13: Former captain MS Dhoni will not charge any fee for mentoring the Indian cricket team during this month’s T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly told PTI on Tuesday.
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DUBAI Sept 13: The proposed “standalone” Test between India and England should be treated as the series-deciding fifth match that was cancelled last week owing to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Indian camp, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly told PTI on Monday and ruled out the possibility of it being treated as a one-off game.
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KABUL Aug 24: Afghanistan’s three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved from Sri Lanka’s Hambantota to Pakistan because of logistical challenges in the Afghanistan team’s travel.
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TOKYO Aug 7: Neeraj Chopra put in a stunning performance to win India’s first Olympic gold medal in in men’s javelin throw event.
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LONDON July 30: England’s Ben Stokes is to take an indefinite break from all forms of cricket to “prioritise his mental well-being”, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Friday, with the all-rounder the latest high-profile sports star to step away from the pressures of competition.
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COLOMBO July 20: Chasing 276, India were down and out at 193 for seven before Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (19 not out off 28) forged an unbeaten 84-run stand to seal a memorable win for the visitors who extended their record of not losing an ODI on Sri Lanka soil since 2012.
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LONDON July 6: England have named a new 18-man squad for the upcoming ODI series against Pakistan.
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SOUTHAMPTON June 22: The World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will extend into the sixth day after two full days were washed out due to rain in Southampton, the International Cricket Council said in media release. ”
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LONDON June 20: Star India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says competition always brings out the best in him and the day he feels he has lost that urge to improve his craft, he will quit the sport. Ashwin is regarded as a thinking cricketer who always strives to explore something new, something extra in his game and that attitude has paid rich dividends for him throughout his career.
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NEW DELHI May 19: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in India on Wednesday approached the UK Government, through the Ministry of External Affairs of Government of India, to grant a visa to the two-year-old son of tennis player Sania Mirza, so that she can take the toddler with her while she participates in a series of competitions in the United Kingdom, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
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