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Happy birthday, Umesh Yadav: A look at his achievements...
Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav turned 31 today. He has been in the mix since many years now in the top level. The Vidarbha pacer may not feature consistently as he would have liked, but he has always put in a shift. The hard working pacer is an example for budding cricketers. Here's more.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-25 12:24 UTC
IND vs WI: Rohit in line to break Tendulkar's record...
Rohit Sharma has been in terrific touch with the bat and has plundered runs at will. After amassing 317 runs in the Asia Cup 2018, he smashed 152* against West Indies in the 1st ODI. Rohit broke many records alongside skipper Virat Kohli. The player is in store to equal Sachin Tendulkar.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-23 12:53 UTC
Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket...
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Documentaries by Al Jazeera revealed spot-fixing that happened in at least 15 matches during 2011-12. Aneel Munawar, a person working for Dawood's syndicate D Company, has spoken about match-fixing incidents carried out in the sting operation. Some Australian and English cricketers are involved.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-22 07:37 UTC
Quinton de Kock joins MI from RCB in IPL trade...
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South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has found a new pasture in the Indian Premier League. The swashbuckling batsman, who was roped in by RCB last season, has now joined three-time champions MI. With the IPL players trade on, De Kock saw himself join Rohit Sharma's side. Here is more.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-20 11:16 UTC
Pakistan's Azhar Ali involved in dumbest dismissal of all time...
The Pakistan versus Australia 2nd Test has entered an exciting phase with the former taking control of the proceedings. But despite all the domination, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali (64) was run-out in the most comical manner it can ever be. Fans were left stunned with this dismissal.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-18 09:09 UTC
PCB punishes Ahmed Shehzad for violating anti-doping rules...
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) banned opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who went on to violate anti doping rules set by the board. As per PCB's press release, the ban will be effective from July 10 onwards. The cricketer was provisionally suspended and issued a notice in the month of July.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-06 07:06 UTC
Four Indians who made their Test debut as teenagers...
India's 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw is set to make his senior team debut in the first Test against West Indies, starting October 4. The player will join a strong list of Indians, who made their Test debut for the nation as teenagers. As Shaw makes his debut, here we look at 5 young cricketers.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 11:28 UTC
Prithvi Shaw breaks a host of records on Test debut...
Prithvi Shaw has got his name into the record books after becoming the youngest Indian to score 50+ runs on debut in Test cricket. The youngster from Pune went big versus West Indies in Rajkot on Day 1 of the 1st Test. Shaw sparkled with a lively ton and notched a flurry of records.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 09:22 UTC
Incredible Prithvi Shaw scores ton in debut Test match...
There was a lot of buzz surrounding Prithvi Shaw after the management confirmed on Wednesday that the 18-year-old sensation would get his Test debut against West Indies. He showed his true potential to strike a ton in his debut innings in Test cricket. Shaw was brilliant and played his natural game.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 07:26 UTC
India vs West Indies: A look at memorable Test encounters...
India are all set to take on the West Indies in the first Test, starting today. Recently, West Indian team defeated Bangladesh 2-0. With time, the Caribbean nation has fallen down the pecking order. But there have been some memorable ties in the past between these two nations.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-04 05:54 UTC
Wrist injury might force Kohli to miss Tests against WI...
Reports have come out that Virat Kohli has told the BCCI that he has been suffering from a wrist injury. This in turn sees the selectors await on announcing the squad for the two Tests against West Indies. Kohli was recently given a rest and didn't play in the Asia Cup. Here is more about the same.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-29 12:40 UTC
India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup: Dream XI tricks and tips...
India and Bangladesh will be tussling it out for the Asia Cup 2018 trophy when the 2 sides meet today. The 2 teams faced each other in the Super 4 and India ran out clear winners. This time the stakes are different. For fans who are set to play Dream XI, here is our guide for picking the right team.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-28 07:05 UTC
India vs West Indies: Shaw, Mayank in contention, Dhawan out?...
The Indian squad for the two-match Test series against the West Indies is set to be announced later this week. Now reports have surfaced that Mayank Agarwal could be called upon alongside Prithvi Shaw as opening options, with Shikhar Dhawan likely to be axed. Here is more on the same.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-27 09:52 UTC
Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan fans vent fury at Rashid Khan...
Afghanistan's spinner Rashid Khan was subjected to wrath by Pakistan fans in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 Super Four battle. Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 3 wickets in a tense match that saw momentum shifting consistently. Rashid excelled with figures of 3/46 and almost helped his side pull off a win.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-22 09:55 UTC
MS Dhoni the reason behind Kedar Jadhav's rise in ODIs...
Former India cricket team skipper MS Dhoni has been one of the best leaders of the game and his attributes for spotting talent has been a success story. Kedar Jadhav's phenomenal rise has been a sheer example of Dhoni's brilliance. He was handed the ball in an ODI match in 2016, and things changed.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-21 11:35 UTC
#HappyBirthday: Interesting facts about Windies stalwart Chris Gayle...
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West Indies stalwart and universal T20 boss Chris Gayle turned 39 today. The swashbuckling opening batsman has been one of the most celebrated cricketers of all time. Gayle, a pioneer of T20 cricket, has continued to excel even till this day. Here are some interesting facts about him.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-21 07:48 UTC
Injured Hardik Pandya ruled out of Asia Cup 2018...
Hardik Pandya's participation in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 came to an end after the all-rounder was ruled out of the tournament with a lower back injury. Pandya suffered the blow in the match against Pakistan. It has been learnt that Deepak Chahar has been called upon as his replacement.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-20 09:08 UTC
This is the secret behind Kedar Jadhav's wicket-taking art...
Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav has a knack of picking up crucial wickets and the Indian batsman attributes his golden touch to not bowling much in the nets. In the Asia Cup clash against Pakistan yesterday, Jadhav, who has made a comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury, took three wickets.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-20 07:28 UTC
Asia Cup 2018: Discussion points as India win against Pakistan...
All-round India beat Pakistan, in a rather one-sided battle, in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. India won by 8 wickets to show their dominance over their arch-rivals and lead the Asia Cup tally by a 7-5 margin. Batting first, Pakistan managed just 162 runs, before India chased down the target.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-20 06:27 UTC
India vs Pakistan: Key battles to watch out for...
The whole world will be glued to their television sets when India and Pakistan face each other in a mouth-watering clash on Wednesday in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. Pakistan showed their prowess with the ball against Hong Kong and will look to dominate once again. Here we decode the key battles.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-19 05:35 UTC

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