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WTC final: Indian players wear black armbands in Milkha Singh’s honour | Cricket

The Indian players taking the field against New Zealand in the World Test Championship final at the Ageas Bowl sported black armbands as a mark of respect for track legend Milkha Singh, who passed away in Chandigarh on Friday night. India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday mourned the demise of Milkha Singh and said the track legend’s legacy inspired the ...

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New Zealand players’ photo with books while waiting for rain to stop in Southampton goes viral ahead of WTC final | Cricket

It has been a frustrating morning for both India and New Zealand cricketers as rain in Southampton washed out the first session of Day 1 in the World Test Championship final on Friday. The official announcement of no play till lunch was made almost an hour before the scheduled toss time at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, which forced the ...

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Australia chief selector expects players to forgo IPL if it clashes with planned T20 tri-series | Cricket

Australia chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns on Wednesday said he expects the country’s IPL players to forgo the high-profile T20 league starting mid-September if a tri-series involving West Indies and Afghanistan is scheduled at the same time. In addition to the white-ball series against West Indies and Bangladesh, for which an 18-member squad was announced on Wednesday, Australia is hoping ...

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Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim, Scotland’s Kathryn Bryce voted ICC Players of the Month for May 2021 | Cricket

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Scotland all-rounder Kathryn Bryce have been named the ICC Players of the Month for May 2021. Both cricketers have received the awards following exemplary performances for their teams recently. Mushfiqur Rahim was the top scorer in the recently-concluded 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka at home. He scored 237 runs in the three matches and ...

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ECB to review players’ social media, door open for sanctions against offensive posts | Cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will review its players’ social media accounts, opening the door to disciplinary sanctions for offensive posts after pacer Ollie Robinson’s racist and sexist tweets from the past led to his suspension. Fast bowler Robinson’s tweets from 2012-13 came to light while he was making his England debut during the drawn first Test against ...

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Players audition for WTC final as Team India play intra-squad match in Southampton | Cricket

With just seven days to go for the World Test Championship (WTC) final, Team India is leaving no stone unturned to gear up for the summit clash against New Zealand. India and New Zealand will lock horns in the finals of the WTC at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton from June 18. Also read: Shakib apologises for on-field meltdown, calls ...

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‘That means a hell of a lot to the players’: Root defends decision to not chase down 273 in 75 overs during 1st NZ Test | Cricket

hinThe England cricket team faced a lot of criticism for playing safe during the first Test against New Zealand in Lord’s, but captain Joe Root has explained why that was. New Zealand set England a target of 273 to get in 75 overs, but the home team decided not to chase it down and went for a draw, a result ...

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Agar not surprised by top Aussie players potentially withdrawing from upcoming tours

Australia spinner Ashton Agar is “not surprised” that the country’s leading cricketers may opt out of the upcoming winter tours, saying such breaks are inevitable considering the impact of lonely quarantines on players’ mental health during the pandemic. Australian cricketers spent 14-days in quarantine in Sydney before reuniting with their families after the Indian Premier League was suspended. They are ...

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ECB to take ‘appropriate action’ over England players’ tweets

The England and Wales Cricket Board has vowed to take “relevant and appropriate action” after questions were raised publicly about historical tweets from several England players. Fast bowler Ollie Robinson has been ruled out of England’s second Test against New Zealand starting at Edgbaston on Thursday after historical tweets came to light last week when he made his Test debut ...

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Centre caps price of jabs sold by private players | Latest News India

The Union health ministry on Tuesday capped the prices of coronavirus vaccines being administered at private vaccination centres, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that private hospitals can procure 25% of the doses manufactured in the country and administer them at the manufacturer’s price of the jabs and up to an additional ₹150 as service charge. An office ...

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