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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Kohli

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DHARMASALA: Virat Kohli has said that he will undergo a fitness test before taking a call on his participation in the fourth Test at Dharamsala against Australia, starting Saturday (March 25). Speaking to the media on Friday, Kohli said, “If I get through the fitness test, then I’ll play. (We) ...

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India scared of defeat to Australia: Mitchell Starc

during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between England and Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

PUNE: Australia’s injured spearhead Mitchell Starc has said India’s verbal confrontations with the tourists were the result of fear over losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected defeat in the opening Test of the series in Pune. Starc, who flew home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test ...

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ECB tell England players to be brave and smile

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LONDON: England’s new Test captain Joe Root and One Day counterpart Eoin Morgan must provide crowd pleasing cricket and bear a sunny disposition so as to attract new players to the game, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. The ECB is taking steps to significantly boost the number of ...

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Australia draw third Test against India

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RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test Monday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Cheteshwar Pujara, Saha put India on top in third Test

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RANCHI: Cheteshwar Pujara said Sunday the spinners should win the third Test for India after his double century and a marathon partnership with centurion Wriddhiman Saha put the hosts on top against Australia. After declaring their first innings on 603 for nine late in the final session on day four ...

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in second Test

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GALLE: A win on foreign soil against a strong home side was Bangladesh’s dream for a long time. Bangladesh achieved it by beating Sri Lanka by four wickets – their first Test win against the hosts – in a performance that saw them dominate large periods of the game. They had ...

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Maxwell mocks Kohli, Smith joins in too

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Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, suffered the injury while chasing a drive from Peter Handscomb off Ravindra Jadeja. Sprinting from mid-on towards the long-on boundary, Kohli dived to pull the ball back before it reached the rope, tumbled, and landed on his right shoulder as he did so. There was no end to ...

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Javed Miandad demands death penalty for match-fixers

JAVEED MIANDAD

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and legend cricketer Javed Miandad hates the ugly match-fixing aspect of cricket with a passion, so much so that he has suggested a very extreme deterrence technique. The 59-year-old believes those found guilty of corrupting the gentleman’s game should be made an example out of and ...

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