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‘Nice guys don’t always finish last’: Former India cricketers laud New Zealand for winning World Test Championship title | Cricket

Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virender, VVS Laxman, Aakash Chopra, and Wasim Jaffer lauded New Zealand after they beat India by eight wickets to lift the inaugural World Test Championship title at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday. This is New Zealand’s first ICC title in two decades. In fact, their first ICC trophy came when they ...

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‘I knew I’m gonna get it’: Former England star recalls sledging episode with Shane Warne on Test debut | Cricket

Former England cricketer Adam Hollioake recalled a sledging episode involving Australia spin legend Shane Warne on his Test debut. Hollioake made his Test debut in the 5th and final Test of the 1997 Ashes series in the UK — which Australia had won. The former English allrounder had a good series in the limited-overs format against Australia, and much was ...

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Virender Sehwag names ‘most exciting Test player of the world,’ backs him to turn WTC final in India’s favour | Cricket

India may be on the backfoot after losing captain Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Ajinkya Rahane cheaply in the first session on the reserved day of the World Test Championship final but former India opener Virender Sehwag believes Rishabh Pant can change it all very quickly. Terming Pant ‘the most exciting Test player in the world,’ Sehwag said next ‘20 ...

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Ravindra Jadeja displaces Holder as top Test all-rounder in ICC rankings | Cricket

Ashwin remained at second spot in the bowlers’ rankings on 850 points, below Pat Cummins (908) of Australia. Tim Southee (830) of New Zealand is third. PTI | PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 04:36 PM IST India’s Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday dislodged West Indian Jason Holder as the world’s top all-rounder in the latest ICC Test rankings. Jadeja is two ...

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‘England are hard to beat at home’: Former captain expects a ‘very tight battle’ in IND vs ENG Test series | Cricket

Following the conclusion of the ICC World Test Championship against New Zealand, Virat Kohli’s Team India will shift focus on the 5-match Test series against hosts England, which kickstarts in the month of August. India haven’t won a Test series on the English soil since 2007 and would be desperate to alter the record books, especially after having defeated Joe ...

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Windies docked 6 WTC points for slow over-rate in 2nd Test against South Africa | Cricket

West Indies have been fined 60 per cent of their match fee and penalised six ICC World Test Championship (WTC) points for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the second Test in St Lucia. Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Kraigg Brathwaite’s side was ruled to be three overs ...

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Test series win against Windies result of work done behind the scenes: Boucher | Cricket

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher has hailed his side for winning the Test series against West Indies and he also said that it is a result of all the hard work that has been done behind the scenes. West Indies lost the second Test against South Africa by 158 runs on Monday and as a result, the hosts suffered ...

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Keshav Maharaj picks South Africa’s first Test hat-trick in more than 60 years to script history – WATCH | Cricket

South African spinner Keshav Maharaj on Monday bagged a hat-trick against West Indies to hand a magnificent 158-run win to his team in the second Test in Saint Lucia. With this remarkable feat, Maharaj became only the second South African bowler, and the first Proteas cricketer in more than 60 years, to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. Maharaj turned ...

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UN rights chief seeks Xinjiang visit this year, says HK trials key test | World News

The top United Nations human rights official said on Monday she hoped to agree on terms for a visit this year to China, including its Xinjiang region, to look into reports of serious violations against Muslim Uyghurs. It was the first time that Michelle Bachelet had publicly suggested a timeline for the visit, for which her office has been negotiating ...

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Odisha’s test positivity rate dips below 5 after over 2 months | Latest News India

For the first time in the last 80 days, Odisha’s daily test positivity rate (TPR) for Covid-19 came down below 5 on Monday, signifying the rapidly declining infection curve during the second wave even as the daily fatalities continued to hover above 40. On Monday, the state reported 3,021 new Covid cases from 61,000 samples tested in the last 24 ...

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