Adelaide to host opening Test of India tour from December 6

May 1, 2018

A four-Test blockbuster series between Australia and India headlines the Australian 2018-19 international schedule but it is unlikely that the pink-ball Adelaide Oval Test will ensue. The Border-Gavaskar series will begin in Adelaide on December 6 but is not likely to be another pink-ball spectacle, which has been the showpiece of the past three Australian summers. Australia have won all four of their pink ball Tests, while India have never…

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ICC World Cup 2019: Schedule, Fixtures, Time Table & Venue Details

April 26, 2018

The schedule for the ICC World Cup 2019 has been released. The tournament will be held in England from May 30 to July 15, with a reserve day for the semi-finals and finals. The format is such that each team will take on each other in a round-robin stage before the knockouts, with the top four teams qualifying for the semi-finals. The final will take place at Lords, while the…

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Dhoni breaks personal six-hitting record in IPL

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April 26, 2018

  Exactly 10 days ago, MS Dhoni had a similar task at hand. Chennai Super Kings needed 17 off the final over against Kings XI Punjab, but Dhoni failed to finish the game. He was unbeaten on 79 that evening, but walked off unhappy – unable to seal the win in Mohali. On Wednesday night, there was no way Dhoni was allowing another chase to get out of hand. Especially…

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IPL 2018: These photos of Shah Rukh Khan posing with MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva will make your day

April 11, 2018

It was a clash of the titans as MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings and Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders battled it out on the field in the IPL match on Tuesday evening. But looks like Shah Rukh made a new friend while cheering for his team from the stands. Yes, the actor was spotted having a lot of fun with Dhoni’s little daughter Ziva and pictures of them making…

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Kedar Jadhav ruled out of IPL 2018

April 10, 2018

Chennai Super Kings allrounder Kedar Jadhav has been ruled out of IPL 2018 because of a grade-2 hamstring tear he sustained during the team’s tournament opener against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Jadhav batted at No. 4 in Super Kings’ chase but retired hurt as soon as he felt some discomfort, only to return at the fall of the ninth wicket when they needed seven to win from…

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IPL 2018 Full Schedule: Date and Time of All the Matches

April 6, 2018

New Delhi: The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and the first match of the season will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. The matches will be played at nine venues, across 51 days from April 7 to May 27, 2018. Meanwhile, fans in Chennai and Jaipur will once again get their share…

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IPL 2018: IPL Teams Want Players to Clear Yo-Yo Test To Prove Fitness

April 2, 2018

New Delhi: It was last year that the BCCI had made it mandatory for its players to clear the yo-yo endurance test. This is a general parameter to rate the fitness of cricketers worldwide. Now with the IPL starting in a few days, some of the franchises are also making its players take the test. According to Indian Express, four out of the eight franchises have already made their players…

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Warner apologises for ‘stain on the game’

March 29, 2018

In his first public statement since the ball-tampering scandal occurred, David Warner has apologised for the part he played in bringing cricket to disrepute. “To cricket fans in Australia and all over the world: I am currently on my way to Sydney. Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket. I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it. I understand the distress this has caused to the sport…

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IPL 2018: Indian Premier League opening ceremony moved to April 7

March 21, 2018

The opening ceremony of Indian Premier League will be held at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on April 7, confirmed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources. “The opening ceremony was earlier planned for April 6, but was later changed,” said the sources. The decision, reportedly, has been taken at the behest of Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators. The opening game will see defending champions Mumbai Indians take on…

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BCCI hikes top cricketer salaries to Rs7 crore from Rs2 crore

March 8, 2018

New Delhi: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin found themselves relegated from the top-paid bracket with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday introducing an A+ category in the central contracts for which only five players, including skipper Virat Kohli, were picked. The batting troika of Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Shikhar Dhawan along with pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah were…

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IPL 2018: BCCI finally gives green signal to DRS

February 28, 2018

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally given a green signal to Decision Review System (DRS) for IPL 2018. After this decision, DRS which is used in international cricket for some time now, will make its debut in the Indian Premier League this year. This comes as an interesting development as BCCI has always maintained a stubborn stance against DRS, insisting that it is foolproof. In…

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Nidahas Trophy: When was the last India headed for a limited-overs series without Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni?

February 27, 2018

New Delhi: Not one, not two, but six. Yes six cricketers, who have been quite regular in their appearance for India in the limited-overs scenario, have been rested for upcoming Tri-nation Twenty20 International series — Nidahas Trophy 2018. With the announcement of the 15-member squad on Sunday, what came as a bit of a surprise for most cricket fans was the absence of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, together. Even during…

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