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India’s Umpire Ravi Makes it to Elite ICC Panel

A decade after S. Venkataraghavan served on the elite ICC umpires’ panel, Sundaram Ravi has made it to the top ICC selection of umpires on Thursday, besides biggies like New Zealand’s Chris Gaffaney, replacing the outgoing umpires Billy Bowden and Steve Davis. The 49-year-old umpire from Chennai was officiating in the two-Test England-NZ series in England prior to this selection, ...

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Salute the Men Behind India’s World Cup Winning Streak

By Debdoot Das Move over the cricket stars, there are people who strive to make the team succeed constantly behind the doors and they never get plaudits nor brickbats. The faceless army of 15 support staff behind the Indian team work tirelessly to keep the players in fine fettle, both mentally and physically and they avoid the public glare, but take ...

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Tri-series India’s big test ahead of World Cup 2015

By Veturi Srivatsa Less than a month away from the cricket World Cup, all those touted as prospective favourites are fiercely involved in a tri or bilateral series. India are among the front-runners as reigning champions. Also, the limited overs format is considered their best suit. India, Australia and England are engaged in a highly competitive tri-series Down Under, New ...

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Tri-Series: Morgan ton lifts England to 234 against Australia

Sydney, Jan 16: Skipper Eoin Morgan’s 121 lifted England to 234 all out in the opening match of the One-Day International (ODI) tri-series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday. Australia bowled with discipline to put the visitors in trouble from the outset. Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc removed opener Ian Bell (0) and James Taylor (0) early ...

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Busy Big B Takes Time to Tweet in Toast to India’s Win in Hockey, Cricket

Busy with shooting for "Piku" in Kolkata, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Monday complimented Indian sportsmen on their recent stellar performances in hockey and cricket. "India beat world champions Australia in hockey series tie…India beat Sri Lanka in Cricket series…you bring glory to country," the star tweeted Monday. The Indian men’s hockey team delivered a fantastic performance, winning their third ...

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Virat Kohli Down to 3rd Position in ODI Rankings

India’s Virat Kohli was dropped to third position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings for One-Day Internationals (ODI) released on Tuesday as South African Hashim Amla overtook him following the Proteas’ 2-0 victory in a three-match series against New Zealand. AB de Villiers has retained the top spot with 883 points but Amla, with scores of 38 ...

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Dhoni Sent Home for Rest, Virat Kohli to Lead India Against Sri Lanka

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar were left out of the squad for the first three of the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Sri Lanka, starting Nov 2, while star batsman Virat Kohli was named as the stand-in skipper of the 15-man squad selected here Tuesday. The Sandeep Patil-led All-India Senior Selection Committee of the Board ...

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BCCI to move court against West Indies, suspends bilateral tours

The Indian cricket board on Tuesday decided to initiate legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and cancel all bilateral series against the Caribbean side whose players withdrew mid-way from an ongoing India tour last week. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took the decision at its working committee meet here. “The BCCI will initiate ...

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