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England cricket chief backs ‘Hundred’ despite Kohli concerns

LONDON: English cricket’s top administrator believes the world game’s best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has insisted the eight-team domestic competition, ...

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Imran Khan congratulates Indian cricket team on historic win

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer Imran Khan extended his congratulations and wishes to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team on beating Australia to clinch the Test series 2-1. With rain washing play out on the fifth day of the fourth Test between Australia and India, the visitors ...

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Kohli’s hard advice for Ashes

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli the triumphant skipper, whose team recently clinched the first-ever Test series  in Australia, has a strong message for the Kangaroos ahead of their  tour to England for the Ashes. The Indian top order, who scored 262 runs in four Test matches, urged the  Aussie batsmen  to leave ...

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Abbas clinches 3rd place in ICC Test bowler rankings

DUBAI: Pakistani Bowler Abbas has soared into the top three of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test bowler rankings, whereas veteran right-handed batsman Azhar Ali secured tenth place in the ICC Test batting rankings. New Zealand moved up to number third, pushing South Africa to fourth. India skipper Virat Kohli ...

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Debutant Agarwal shines as India dictate play on Boxing Day

MELBOURNE: Mayank Agarwal, India’s 295th Test cap, scored a 161-ball 76 to end India’s opening woes and help them retain control on day one of the Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The visitors ended the day at 215/2, with Cheteshwar Pujara (68*) and skipper Virat ...

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Virat Kohli world’s ‘worst behaved player’, says Naseeruddin Shah

MUMBAI: Days after Virat Kohli provoked a social media storm after telling a critic to leave the country for criticising his batting, Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has criticised the batsman for his behaviour. Naseeruddin Shah in a post on his Facebook account, said Virat Kohli is the world’s worst behaved ...

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Virat Kohli making us look like schoolboys: Kevin Pietersen

LONDON: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has lavished praise on Indian skipper Virat Kohli who hit another century in Australai in ongoing Perth Test. This was Kohli’s sixth century in Australia. The legendary England cricketer took to Twitter on Sunday to heap praise on the Indian captain for his remarkable ...

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Kohli engineered Anil Kumble’s exit, leaked email suggests

MUMBAI: The acrimonious exit of India’s cricket coach last year was given a fresh twist Wednesday as a leaked email suggested captain Virat Kohli had “frequently” worked behind the scenes against him. Former coach Anil Kumble quit over a rift with Kohli in June 2017, saying his relationship with the ...

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Mine forever: Virat to ‘Best friend,soulmate’ Anushka

BOLLYWOOD: On completing a year of togetherness, Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday wished actress Anushka Sharma a happy anniversary and called her his “best friend and soulmate”. Virat on Tuesday tweeted: “Can’t believe it’s been a year already because it feels like it happened just yesterday. Time has truly ...

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Anushka Sharma speaks out about rumoured pregnancy

BOLLYWOOD: As Bollywood’s star couple Anuskha Sharma and Virat Kohli soon complete one year of their marriage, rumors have been rife about the actress being pregnant with her first child. However, Anuskha has rubbished all the speculations. Some media outlets had been carrying reports on how Anushka hasn’t announced any ...

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