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You know those awesome rocket launch sequences where amid various shots of the vehicle looking all epic and the crew looking all steely there’s a disembodied voice that goes “T-minus…” Picture that… except instead of the wonders of space exploration, we’re talking about a bunch of people doing a bunch of things to get their
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Misbah-ul-Haq could have done many things with that innocuous-looking delivery from Joginder Sharma. All he did, attempting a scoop, was lob the ball to S Sreesanth at short fine-leg. And India were the inaugural T20 World Cup champions. Fifteen years ago, today, in Johannesburg. And the party started for India. “Those memories will always be
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West Zone 270 (Patel 98, Sai Kishore 5-86) and 376 for 3 (Jaiswal 209*, Iyer 71, Sai Kishore 2-100) lead South Zone 327 (Indrajith 118, Unadkat 4-52) by 319 runs Young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed a double-hundred in just about two-and-half sessions as West Zone took control, despite South’s 57-run first-innings lead on the third
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The BCCI is set to hold its AGM and elections on October 18 in Mumbai. The elections are for five posts – president, vice-president, secretary, joint-secretary and treasurer – and will be in the spotlight given the recent Supreme Court judgement that allows current board president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to contest another
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South Zone 318 for 7 (Indrajith 118, Pandey 48, Gowtham 43, Sheth 3-51, Unadkat 3-52) lead North Zone 270 (Het Patel 98, Unadkat 47*, Sai Kishore 5-86) by 48 runs B Indrajith‘s scintillating hundred and K Gowtham’s rearguard 43 took South Zone past West Zone’s first-innings total on an interesting second day of the Duleep
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West Zone 250 for 8 (Patel 96*, Unadkat 39*, Sai Kishore 3-80) vs South Zone West Zone’s sought-after batting stars, including Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer flattered to deceive as South Zone restricted them to 250 for 8 on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy final in Coimbatore on Wednesday. It was young Gujarat
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Harmanpreet, India’s captain, has confirmed that Saturday’s third and final fixture of India’s tour will be veteran bowler Goswami’s last before she retires from international cricket after a career spanning two decades. Victory at Canterbury means India take an unassailable 2-0 lead into the final match of their tour having clinched their first series win
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Training without the fear of competition has been liberating for Harshal Patel. Having recovered from a rib injury that ruled him out of the Asia Cup that just finished in the UAE, Harshal is looking forward to life on the road again, which will soon include a maiden World Cup appearance. But first he has
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Umesh Yadav, who suffered an injury during a game for Middlesex against Gloucestershire in the Royal London One-Day Cup last month, has returned to India for rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Umesh injured his quad muscles [the group of muscles at the front of the thigh] on August 21. As a result,
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