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Will Steve Smith return as Australia captain again in future? CA official Trevor Hohns weighs in – cricket

There was a time when Steve Smith was regarded as one of the best captains in the modern-day cricket. Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith were recognised as the big four of cricket not only because of the magic they did with the bat, but also for their stunning leadership skills that won their teams the matches. ...

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‘Australia will win Test series quite easily’: Michael Vaughan believes India captain Virat Kohli’s absence will be the decisive factor – cricket

Now that the IPL is over, the focus is shifting towards international cricket with India set to play their first match after a gap of more than 8 months. The 30-member strong Indian side left for Australia from Dubai Wednesday night to play a full-fledged tour. Ahead of the three T20Is, three ODIs and four-Test series, former England captain Michael ...

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IPL 2020: Virender Sehwag picks his IPL XI, chooses between Virat Kohli and David Warner as captain – cricket

Former India batsman Virender Sehwag has chosen his IPL 2020 XI. Sehwag’s team boasts star power, although the batting positions of a few players may not be ideal. Sehwag went ahead with Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal as his openers – one being the Orange Cap winner and the other scoring over 450 ...

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Sheffield Shield: Furious Starc throws bat after being left stranded on 86* as captain declares innings – WATCH – cricket

Ace Australian pacer Mitchell Starc was denied a maiden first-class century during the Sheffield Shield game between New South Wales (NSW) and Tasmania on Tuesday. Batting in the third innings of the game, Starc has scored an unbeaten 86* when NSW captain Peter Nevill declared the innings at 522/6, during the final session on Day 3. The declaration came right ...

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IPL 2020: ‘I thought why was he made the captain, but he has impressed me a lot’ – Virender Sehwag on Delhi Capitals’ Shreyas Iyer – cricket

Former Delhi Capitals captain Virender Sehwag praised the current DC skipper Shreyas Iyer and said that the batsman has left him quite impressed with his captaincy skills. Sehwag admitted that he was surprised when Iyer was made the captain, but added that the 26-year-old has proved the decision made by coach Ricky Ponting as the correct one with the way he has led ...

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Babar Azam replaces Azhar Ali as Test captain, becomes skipper in all formats – cricket

Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday sacked Azhar Ali as captain of the Test team, replacing the experienced player with white-ball skipper Babar Azam ahead of the upcoming tour of New Zealand. PCB confirmed the development in a statement. Babar, 26, is now Pakistan captain across all three formats and his first assignment will be the ICC World Test Championship fixtures ...

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Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque tests positive for Covid-19 – cricket

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has tested positive for COVID-19 and he is undergoing home isolation, according to a report here. Haque’s coronavirus positive result came close on the heels of another senior player Mahmudullah Riyad contracting the virus which forced him to miss the Pakistan Super League play-offs. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish Chowdhury confirmed Haque’s ...

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IPL 2020: ‘Luckily we got him traded from Delhi’ – Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma on ‘best bowler with new ball’ – cricket

The 13th season of the Indian Premier League is coming to an end. The final of the 2020 season of the IPL will be played between four-time winners Mumbai Indians and first-time challengers Delhi Capitals on Tuesday at the Dubai International Stadium. It will be a battle between the best two teams of the tournament. While Mumbai go for their ...

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Virat Kohli to return from Australia tour after first Test as BCCI grants Team India captain paternity leave – cricket

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday confirmed that it has granted paternity leave to Indian captain Virat Kohli, who will return from Team India’s upcoming tour of Australia after the first Test. The BCCI in an official release confirmed that Kohli had informed the board about his plans to return home for the birth of ...

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IPL 2020: KKR captain Eoin Morgan’s birthday wish for Shah Rukh Khan takes internet by storm – cricket

Kolkata Knight Riders cricketers shared their favourite SRK memories and wished KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan on his 55th birthday on Monday but none could match the message of captain Eoin Morgan. Morgan who was handed over the KKR captaincy in the middle of the season by Dinesh Karthik, said Shah Rukh Khan is like the Tom Cruise of India ...

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