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newscricketan hour ago

WI vs SL | Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards recalled for the T20Is

Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards have been named in the 14-man West Indies T20I squad for the three-match home series against Sri Lanka. Akeal Hosein and Kevin Sinclair have also received maiden call-ups while the Test series hero in Bangladesh, Kyle Mayers, continues to be part of the ODI side.
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newscricketan hour ago

Reports | 4-5 venues being considered to host 2021 IPL after COVID surge in Mumbai 

If reports are to be believed, the BCCI is keen to host the 2021 IPL in India and are considering Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Delhi as potential hosts. Earlier, Mumbai was in the mix as well as it has four stadiums that could have hosted the league with a single bio-secure bubble.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IND vs ENG | England guilty of thinking too far ahead for the Ashes, feels Ian Bell

Former England batsman Ian Bell reckoned that England are guilty of thinking too ahead for the Ashes even when the ongoing series is as bigger or at par with the Ashes. He also added that he feels it's a bit wrong to rest and rotate players during such a big series against India. 
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newscricket16 hours ago

Was in tears after knowing I was selected for India, reveals Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav, who last week received a maiden call-up to the national side, revealed that he could not control his tears after being announced in the T20I squad and added that it was a dream-come-true moment. Suryakumar further expressed excitement over potentially playing alongside Kohli.
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newssports16 hours ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Back-to-back foreign tours are golden opportunities for us, admits Rani Rampal

Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal admitted that a couple of back-to-back international tours in a short span are golden opportunities in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The visiting team is set to play four matches against the German women’s hockey side.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Ish Sodhi joins Rajasthan Royals as team liaison officer

New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi has kick-started his off-field management career as team liaison officer for the Rajasthan Royals where he will help Kumar Sangakkara and Jake Lush McCrum in the cricket and operations vertical. Sodhi was appointed as the spin consultant for the side last year.
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newscricket16 hours ago

Delhi to host Vijay Hazare Trophy knockouts; Women's domestic one-dayers to begin on March 11

With Ahmedabad hosting two Tests and five T20Is against England, Delhi has been awarded the hosting rights for Vijay Hazare Knockouts, slated to start on March 7. Meanwhile, the BCCI has written to the state associations to be prepared for the senior women's one-day competition to begin on March 11.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IND vs ENG | Chris Woakes leaves for England for a period of rest

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has left for England ahead of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad for a period of rest after having been away from family for a long period of time. Woakes, who will play in the Indian Premier League, hasn't been picked in England's T20I side for the five-match series.
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newssports18 hours ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian gymnasts unlikely to book berths for Tokyo Games

India gymnasts’ chances of qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are over with the cancellation of a series of World Cups, which were part of the Olympic qualification programme. It also means that 2016 Olympian Dipa Karmakar is likely to miss out on the upcoming edition of the mega-event.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Yusuf Pathan announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Just minutes after Vinay Kumar retired from all forms of cricket, Yusuf Pathan, in a Tweet, announced the end of his cricketing career and thanked everyone who played a part in his career. Pathan had last played a competitive match in 2019, with his last international match coming in 2012.
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