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Won’t rule out playing 2023 World Cup, says Taylor

Won’t rule out playing 2023 World Cup, says Taylor

Wellington, Feb 18 (PTI) Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor doesn’t rule out playing the 2023 ODI World Cup but says his form, fitness and motivation level at the end of next year will decide whether he actually manages a place in the squad. The 35-year-old will become the first cricketer in the world to complete […]

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Neymar set to play against Borussia Dortmund, says Thomas Tuchel

Neymar set to play against Borussia Dortmund, says Thomas Tuchel

Paris St Germain forward Neymar is expected to play on Tuesday against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League last 16, first-leg tie after overcoming a rib injury, PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said on Monday. The Brazilian did not play in the club’s 4-4 Ligue 1 draw at Amiens over the weekend when Tuchel rested some […]

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Du Plessis quits as SA captain across all formats

Du Plessis quits as SA captain across all formats

CAPE TOWN: Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday. Du Plessis says he wants to take a step back from captaincy to allow a new generation of leaders to develop in the side, with […]

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‘Can trade onion, tomatoes then why not play cricket’: Shoaib Akhtar on India-Pakistan bilateral series

‘Can trade onion, tomatoes then why not play cricket’: Shoaib Akhtar on India-Pakistan bilateral series

Agencies Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar batted for the resumption of India-Pakistan cricketing ties. Akhtar minced no words in criticizing all stakeholders for the long gap between an India and Pakistan bilateral series. The last time an India-Pakistan bilateral series took place was in 2012-13 when Pakistan travelled to India for a three-match ODI series. […]

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High-Flying Kiwis Inflict First ODI Series Whitewash On India In 31 Yrs

High-Flying Kiwis Inflict First ODI Series Whitewash On India In 31 Yrs

MT. MAUNGANUI (NEW ZEALAND) – An underwhelming India suffered their first ODI whitewash in more than three decades as New Zealand completed a 3-0 sweep with a five-wicket victory in the third match here on Tuesday. It is the first whitewash for India in 31 years in a series in which all matches have been played. […]

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Pakistan defeat Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in first Test

Pakistan defeat Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in first Test

Agencies RAWALPINDI: Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in the first Test at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Monday. The hosts took just needed an hour and 25 minutes on the fourth day of the Rawalpindi Test to wrap up the victory. This was Pakistan’s second consecutive Test victory at home, following […]

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Sports infrastructure of over Rs 400 cr coming up across Jammu and Kashmir

Sports infrastructure of over Rs 400 cr coming up across Jammu and Kashmir

JAMMU: Projects worth over Rs 400 crore are under execution to upgrade the sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. The projects are being funded by the Jammu and Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC), they said. The officials said the 100 projects of the youth services department, worth Rs 420.57 crore, […]

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Maria Sharapova gets wild card, set to return for Australian open

Maria Sharapova gets wild card, set to return for Australian open

SYDNEY: Former world number one Maria Sharapova will return to tournament action at the Brisbane International next month after being awarded a wildcard to play in the Australian Open warm-up. The five-times Grand Slam champion, who last played a competitive match in the first round of the US Open in August, has dropped to 133rd in […]

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ICC to consider making four-day Tests mandatory

ICC to consider making four-day Tests mandatory

Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) could make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023 as part of the World Test Championship, primarily to free up the crowded calendar. The ICC’s cricket committee will formally consider trimming Tests to four days from five for the 2023-2031 cycle.   ICC wanting to stage more global events, the BCCI’s demands […]

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Virat Kohli goes on trek with his mountain ke dosts

Virat Kohli goes on trek with his mountain ke dosts

Mumbai: Team India captain Virat Kohli is spending his best time with his actress wife Anushka Sharma in Switzerland. They were scheduled to spend the last day of the year 2019 with Anushka’s best actor-friend Varun Dhawan and his girl friend Natasha Dalal. Anushka shared a picture of the holiday as well saying, “Hello frands”. Kohli, […]

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