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    Australia rope in Sridharan, Panesar as spin consultants

    Sydney : Former India all-rounder Sriram Sridharan on Tuesday rejoined the Australian cricket team as a spin consultant for their upcoming four-Test tour in the subcontinent, starting February 23.

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    AB de Villiers fuels Test retirement speculation

    Johannesburg : Fuelling talk that he might call it a day in Test cricket, South African star batsman AB de Villiers pulled out of the upcoming series in New Zealand in March, although saying this was not a retirement call.

  • Kapil Dev inducted into Legends Club ‘Hall of Fame’

    Mumbai : Cricket icon Kapil Dev was today inducted into Legends Club ‘Hall of Fame’ in presence of former India captains Ajit Wadekar, Sunil Gavaskar and Nari Contractor at the Cricket Club of India here.

  • Kapoor ouster from jr selection raises eyebrows

    New Delhi : The BCCI’s decision to remove former India Test player Ashish Kapoor from the junior selection panel and retain former first-class cricketer Rakesh Parikh has raised eyebrows.

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    I play every game like it’s my last: Kedar Jadhav

    Pune: Indian batsman Kedar Jadhav, who was declared `Man of the Match` for his sparkling century in the successful opening ODI against England, on Tuesday revealed that he plays every game as if it is his last and tries to put his best foot forward whenever he comes to play for his country.

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    Talking Technique : Kohli on corrections, post England 2014…

    New Delhi : Indian captain Virat Kohli feels that chinks in his technique apart from utter desperation to succeed in England led to a disastrous tour of 2014 post which, he not only worked on his mindset but also on his batting.

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    Deter defiance of Apex Court on Jallikattu

    It is unfortunate that the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu is being played in Tamil Nadu despite the recent ban by the Supreme Court. Defiance of the highest court in the country is an unhealthy practice and must be eschewed scrupulously. If principal political parties connive in it as they are doing in Tamil Nadu as part of vote bank politics, it is an encouragement to lawlessness that needs to be nipped in the bud. 

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    Captain’s Cool Knock

    Virat holds nerve under pressure to script India’s victory; 200 runs partnership with MoM Jadhav

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    ‘Special partnership’

    He has anchored some classic run chases in the ODIs but Virat Kohli feels that Sunday’s three-wicket win over England will take “some time to sink in” simply because it needed a “special partnership” to chase down a 351-run target after top-order collapse.

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    Pakistan beat Australia

    Melbourne : Stand-in captain Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to their first victory on the tour of Australia with a six-wicket win in the second one-day international of the five-match series on Sunday.