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The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) also named fast bowler Mohammed Shami in the squad although his participation will depend on clearance from the BCCI and head coach Rahul Dravid taking his workload management into account. However, it was 37-year-old Saha whose comeback headlined the Bengal squad after he had skipped the league stage citing
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The BCCI has banned Boria Majumdar, the Kolkata-based journalist Wriddhiman Saha had pointed at for “threat and intimidation”, for two years. Majumdar will not get press accreditation for domestic or international matches in India, interviews with any “registered players”, and access to cricket facilities owned by the BCCI or the state/member associations. In a missive
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Bengaluru will host the Ranji Trophy knockouts from June 4, with the final scheduled to run from June 20-24, in a bio-bubble. It is understood that there will be no mandatory quarantine, but all teams will have to arrive with a negative RT-PCR test. Forty-one-time Ranji champions Mumbai will face Uttarakhand while Karnataka are pitted
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Virat Kohli followed up two successive first-ball ducks with a scratchy, chancy 9 off 10 balls; Glenn Maxwell fell to a first-baller; and Dinesh Karthik was run out in tragicomic manner. There was no let-up at any point from Royals’ bowlers. All of them performed their roles perfectly on a two-paced pitch that also took
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Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant believes that the third umpire should have “interfered” to adjudicate on a controversial no-ball call in the final over of Friday evening’s contest against Rajasthan Royals. Pant said such a decision have proved “precious” for his team. However, Capitals’ assistant coach Shane Watson differed with his captain, saying the umpire’s
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On Friday, Patrick Farhart, the team’s physio, had tested positive – it was the first Covid case in any of the team bubbles to be reported since the start of IPL 2022, on March 26. After Saturday’s defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium, Capitals’ players and staff didn’t shake hands with the
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Deepak Chahar, the Chennai Super Kings quick, has been ruled out of the 2022 IPL altogether because of the back injury that had prevented him from taking part in the initial part of the competition. He had picked up the injury while undergoing rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, where he was
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Former BCCI treasurer MP Pandove and senior Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) functionary GS Walia have been debarred from cricket administration for life for their involvement in a case related to the Mohali Cricket Association (MCA), a ruling by Justice (retd) HS Bhalla, the ombudsman-cum-ethics officer of the PCA, on Wednesday said. “They are debarred for
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Chennai Super Kings 216 for 4 (Dube 95*, Uthappa 88) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 193 for 9 (Shahbaz 41, Karthik 34, Theekshana 4-33) by 23 runs It was supposed to be all about Faf du Plessis (and Josh Hazlewood) coming up against his former team Chennai Super Kings – it’s like playing brothers, he said
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Sunrisers Hyderabad 168 for 2 (Williamson 57, Abhishek 42, Pooran 34*, Pandya 1-27) beat Gujarat Titans 162 for 7 (Pandya 50*, Manohar 35, Natarajan 2-34, Bhuvneshwar 2-37) by eight wickets After starting the season with successive defeats, Sunrisers Hyderabad have turned it around with back-to-back victories. Two days after swamping Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers’ attack
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