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Rain washes out 3rd New Zealand vs West Indies T20

Only 2.2 overs were possible before heavy rain forced the players from the field at Bay Oval. The rain set in and umpires called off the match at 9.20 p.m.
New Zealand cricketers having a chat with the umpires(Blackcaps/Twitter)
New Zealand cricketers having a chat with the umpires(Blackcaps/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 02:09 PM IST
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MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand | ByAssociated Press

Magnificent Morgan guides England to T20 series win

South Africa won the toss and posted 222 for six in their 20 overs, but man of the match Morgan crashed seven sixes in a 21-ball half-century to equal his own England record for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 cricket.
England's Eoin Morgan celebrates his half century.(REUTERS)
England's Eoin Morgan celebrates his half century.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 10:06 PM IST
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PRETORIA | ByReuters

World Cup 2019: Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan emotional after ending career with injury

Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan felt he could have stopped Pakistan from getting over the line in a thrilling World Cup match if his one-day career hadn’t come to an end with a painful injury.
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan bowls during the Cricket World Cup match.(AP)
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan bowls during the Cricket World Cup match.(AP)
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 07:53 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Women’s T20 moves closer to Commonwealth Games spot

The ICC last year said Birmingham was the perfect place for cricket’s return to the Commonwealth Games as 23 percent of its residents have links to cricket-playing nations outside the United Kingdom.
Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana bats during the VIVO Women T20 Challenge match against Supernovas, at SMS Stadium, in Jaipur, Monday, May 6,2019.(PTI Photo)(PTI5_6_2019_000286B)(PTI)
Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana bats during the VIVO Women T20 Challenge match against Supernovas, at SMS Stadium, in Jaipur, Monday, May 6,2019.(PTI Photo)(PTI5_6_2019_000286B)(PTI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 11:13 AM IST
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Southampton | ByReuters

ICC World Cup 2019: Rashid Khan puts a positive spin on Afghan World Cup bid

Afghanistan can also boast 18-year-old spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman in their ranks but Rashid is regarded as the most important bowler in Test, one-day international and T20 cricket.
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan (C) celebrates with Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran (L) after taking the wicket of Pakistan's captain Sarfaraz Ahmed for 13 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup warm up match between Pakistan and Afghanistan at Bristol County Ground in Bristol, southwest England, on May 24, 2019(AFP)
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan (C) celebrates with Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran (L) after taking the wicket of Pakistan's captain Sarfaraz Ahmed for 13 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup warm up match between Pakistan and Afghanistan at Bristol County Ground in Bristol, southwest England, on May 24, 2019(AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2019 09:40 AM IST
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Kabul | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: Kapil Dev has his say on India’s No. 4 position

The team under Virat Kohli continue to fret over the slot after a series of candidates fluffed their auditions before they fly to England seeking a third ODI World Cup crown.
India's Vijay Shankar bats during a practice session.(AP)
India's Vijay Shankar bats during a practice session.(AP)
Updated on May 09, 2019 08:58 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByReuters

IPL 2019: Australia’s Ashton Turner registers dubious duck record

Turner was dismissed in the first ball that he faced, caught off the bowling of Ishant Sharma, for his third straight “golden duck” in the tournament as Delhi Capitals defeated Royals by six wickets.
File image of Ashton Turner(PTI)
File image of Ashton Turner(PTI)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 11:54 AM IST
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India vs Australia: Aaron Finch reveals playing XI; sets sights on World Cup ambitions

The 27-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has played just six previous one-day internationals and typically batted in the middle order, where he has scored 172 runs at an average of 34.40.
File picture of Aaron Finch(REUTERS)
File picture of Aaron Finch(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 10:53 AM IST
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Sydney | ByReuters

Rafael Nadal says ‘no pain’ after Sydney tie as Slam looms

The Spaniard teamed up with Canadian Milos Raonic to defeat Australians Nick Kyrgios and John Millman in the FAST4 Showdown on Monday evening.
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AFP)
File image of Rafael Nadal.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 08:36 AM IST
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Sydney | ByAFP

Virat Kohli backing gives David Gower hope for Test cricket’s future

The popularity of quickfire T20 matches can be seen most starkly in the Indian Premier League, where players earn vast sums of money playing in front of packed houses.
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli celebrating the fall of a wicket with his teammates.(AFP)
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli celebrating the fall of a wicket with his teammates.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 09:00 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Steve Smith, David Warner to mentor team mates on club return

Smith is due to appear for his Sutherland club against Mosman on Saturday at Glenn McGrath Oval, while Warner will be part of the Randwick-Petersham side to face St George at Coogee.
Cricket - South Africa vs Australia - First Test Match - Kingsmead Stadium, Durban, South Africa - March 5, 2018. Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith leave the pitch after beating South Africa. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/Files
Cricket - South Africa vs Australia - First Test Match - Kingsmead Stadium, Durban, South Africa - March 5, 2018. Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith leave the pitch after beating South Africa. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/Files
Published on Sep 21, 2018 03:20 PM IST
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Sydney | ByReuters

Day-Night Tests the way forward, says former India skipper Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly believes that Day-Night Tests are the best way to keep test cricket alive.
Sourav Ganguly along with Kumar Sangakkara, Mike Gatting and Mike Atherton believes Test cricket faces a challenge from Twenty20 cricket.(PTI)
Sourav Ganguly along with Kumar Sangakkara, Mike Gatting and Mike Atherton believes Test cricket faces a challenge from Twenty20 cricket.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 02:08 AM IST
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London | BySanjjeev K Samyal

Virat Kohli to receive Polly Umrigar award, Harmanpreet Kaur to be honoured

Virat Kohli will receive the Polly Umrigar award for the best international cricketer while Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will also be honoured at the BCCI Awards on June 12.
Virat Kohli is set to be honoured with the Polly Umrigar award at the BCCI Awards function for his magnificent international performance in the last couple of seasons.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli is set to be honoured with the Polly Umrigar award at the BCCI Awards function for his magnificent international performance in the last couple of seasons.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 01:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Chennai Super Kings’ IPL victory shows fitness is what matters, not age

The Chennai Super Kings win was the reward for investing in experience, not obsessing about age
Captain of the Chennai Super Kings with his daughter Ziva after the final of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2018, Mumbai, May 27, 2018(Vipin Pawar /SPORTZPICS for BCCI)
Captain of the Chennai Super Kings with his daughter Ziva after the final of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2018, Mumbai, May 27, 2018(Vipin Pawar /SPORTZPICS for BCCI)
Updated on May 29, 2018 08:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

IPL 2018: Yuvraj Singh struggles on after forgettable season with Kings XI Punjab

Yuvraj Singh’s chances of making an international comeback looks slim after a forgettable season with Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.
Yuvraj Singh had a forgettable season with Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.(PTI)
Yuvraj Singh had a forgettable season with Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.(PTI)
Updated on May 22, 2018 06:13 PM IST
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Reuters, New Delhi | ByReuters

IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians’ inconsistent batting reason for defeat - Ben Cutting

Ben Cutting has said losing wickets in heaps during the middle overs was the main reason behind Mumbai Indians’ loss against Rajasthan Royals which has put them on the brink of elimination.
Mumbai Indians lost three wickets for 44 runs in the middle overs as Rajasthan Royals won the game by seven wickets to stay alive in the race for the play-offs.(BCCI)
Mumbai Indians lost three wickets for 44 runs in the middle overs as Rajasthan Royals won the game by seven wickets to stay alive in the race for the play-offs.(BCCI)
Updated on May 14, 2018 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBihan Sengupta

Why Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers have set Chinnaswamy Stadium on fire

Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers have each scored over 1,500 Twenty20 runs at Bangalore’s Chinnaswamy Stadium
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli run between the wickets during a IPL 2018 match against Delhi Daredevils at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.(PTI)
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli run between the wickets during a IPL 2018 match against Delhi Daredevils at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.(PTI)
Updated on May 03, 2018 07:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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