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IPL 2021 suspended indefinitely

MUMBAI May 4: The 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) has been suspended indefinitely after several players and staff members from different teams tested positive for Covid-19. The development has been confirmed to news agency PTI by IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.
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IPL begins on April 9: Two new IPL teams to be auctioned in May

MUMBAI March 13: The Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin on April 9. After nearly two years, the IPL extravaganza will return home with Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Kolkata hosting the marquee event.
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IPL 2021: S Sreesanth and Arjun Tendulakr among 1097 players who signed up for auction, says report

MUMBAI Feb 6: England Test skipper Joe Root and Australian speedstar Mitchell Starc opted out while tainted Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and India’s S Sreesanth were among the 1097 players who registered for the much-awaited IPL auction to be held in Chennai on February 18.
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India to clash with India A in Northamptonshire before Test series against England

MUMBAI Jan 28: In an unprecedented build-up schedule for an overseas Test series, India will take on India A in a four-day practice match when the two sides travel to England later this year. The game will be played at the County Ground in Northamptonshire in July later this year.
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World Test Championship Final Postponed, Will Start On June 18

DUBAI Jan 25: The final of the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship (WTC) will now be played out from June 18 to 22 with June 23 acting as a reserve day. The decider was originally scheduled to be held from June 10 to 14 at the Lord’s Cricket Ground.
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Five Indian cricketers isolated from Test squad over alleged breach of COVID-19 rules

SYDNEY Jan 2: Five India Test players, including vice-captain Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, and Navdeep Saini were isolated from the Test squad on January 2 over alleged breach of coronavirus protocols.
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Sreesanth to make comeback through T20 tournament captained by Sanju Samson

KOCHI Dec 30: S Sreesanth was on Wednesday named in the list of Kerala probables for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. The inclusion means Sreesanth is closer than ever to making his comeback in Indian cricket since his seven-year ban for spot fixing ended in September this year.
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BCCI to approve 10 teams for Indian Premier League’s 2022 season

MUMBAI Dec 21: The BCCI’s all-powerful general body will give approval to a 10-team Indian Premier League (IPL) during its Annual General Body Meeting on Thursday but it will only materialise in 2022 instead of the current year. One of the major points in the agenda of BCCI’s AGM to be held in Ahmedabad is the inclusion of new IPL franchises.
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Kohli and Steve Smith open up about Kohli’s Spirit Of Cricket gesture during 2019 World Cup

SYDNEY Dec 16: India captain Virat Kohli and Australia batsman Steven Smith had an enlightening conversation on the moment from the 2019 World Cup when Kohli asked a section of Indian fans at The Oval to cheer for Smith, who had been fielding at the boundary during India’s clash with Australia.
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Mushfiqur Rahim apologises after angry confrontation with teammate (Video)

DHAKA Dec 14: Former Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim apologised to a teammate Tuesday after an angry confrontation during a Twenty20 tournament. The 33-year-old wicketkeeper turned on Nasum Ahmed after the two nearly collided while going for a catch.
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