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West Indies batting great Everton Weekes, the last of famous three 'Ws', passes away at 95
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West Indies batting great Everton Weekes, the last of famous three 'Ws', passes away at 95

In his career, Everton Weekes played 48 test matches and made 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61 per innings.

Rajasthan Royals, BCCI tie up to provide online course in sports marketing for IPL players
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Rajasthan Royals, BCCI tie up to provide online course in sports marketing for IPL players

In their bid to help professional cricketers gain valuable life-skills after their retirement, IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, in a tie-up with the BCCI, will be offering a course in Sports Marketing for all those who have played Indian Premier League.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman after two stints, deputy Imran Khwaja to temporarily take charge
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Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman after two stints, deputy Imran Khwaja to temporarily take charge

ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has stepped down from his role after two, two-year tenures at its helm. The ICC Board met on Wednesday and agreed that Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja will assume the responsibilities of the Chairperson until a successor is elected.

AB de Villiers says Virat Kohli is a more reliable player than him, one who you want to bat for 15 overs
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AB de Villiers says Virat Kohli is a more reliable player than him, one who you want to bat for 15 overs

De Villiers and Kohli share the top-two IPL partnerships of 229 and 215* against Gujarat Lions (GL) and four-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) respectively.

BCCI unlikely to sever ties with IPL title sponsors VIVO if 'exit clause' favours Chinese mobile phone company, says report
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BCCI unlikely to sever ties with IPL title sponsors VIVO if 'exit clause' favours Chinese mobile phone company, says report

After the India-China clash in Galwan Valley, BCCI had stated that there would be a review of the IPL sponsors

Ravichandran Ashwin teases David Warner following TikTok's ban in India, clarifies tweet
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Ravichandran Ashwin teases David Warner following TikTok's ban in India, clarifies tweet

Ashwin has since clarified his comment while responding to another Twitter user, stating that it was a light-hearted banter and his respect for the Australian cricketer remains.

Kamran Akmal defends brother Umar, says the batsman was not handled properly by Pakistan
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Kamran Akmal defends brother Umar, says the batsman was not handled properly by Pakistan

Umar Akmal is presently serving a three-year ban for not reporting spot-fixing approaches

England vs West Indies: Windies batsman Nkrumah Bonner says key to success in England is to play the ball late
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England vs West Indies: Windies batsman Nkrumah Bonner says key to success in England is to play the ball late

The middle-order batsman from Jamaica was speaking on Monday after the opening day of the four-day warm-up match was abandoned due to wet weather.

'What is the need to change anything?' asks Jhulan Goswami on suggestions made by Sophie Devine and Jemimah Rodrigues to popularise women's cricket
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'What is the need to change anything?' asks Jhulan Goswami on suggestions made by Sophie Devine and Jemimah Rodrigues to popularise women's cricket

India's leading wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami has backed Shikha Pandey's opinion, saying that there is no need to bring changes when women's cricket is already seeing a rise in popularity as well as improvement in players' skills.

Rohit Sharma has the 'ability and temperament' to excel in Australia Tests, says Mike Hussey
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Rohit Sharma has the 'ability and temperament' to excel in Australia Tests, says Mike Hussey

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey backed Rohit Sharma to flourish as a Test opener in India's tour Down Under later this year.

IPL: 'Country comes first', Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia supports boycott of Chinese sponsorship in league
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IPL: 'Country comes first', Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia supports boycott of Chinese sponsorship in league

While other franchises said they would wait for the government's decision, Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia has called for a complete boycott of Chinese sponsorship in the IPL

PCB to discuss fate of remaining Pakistan Super League 2020 matches with six franchises on Thursday
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PCB to discuss fate of remaining Pakistan Super League 2020 matches with six franchises on Thursday

The Pakistan Cricket Board has called in a meeting with the six franchises on Thursday in which the fate of the remaining matches of PSL 5 will be discussed, with focus on the broadcasting expenses.

Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene
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Modern-day bowlers are up against better batsmen, says former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene

At the peak of Jayawardene's career, international cricket was flooded with world-class bowlers, something many feel is not the case now.

India captain Virat Kohli describes 2014 Adelaide Test against Australia as ‘important milestone’
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India captain Virat Kohli describes 2014 Adelaide Test against Australia as ‘important milestone’

In a lengthy post on social media, Virat Kohli shared his experience of leading the Indian team for the first time in the 2014-15 tour of Australia.

Undercooked Pakistan bid to burst England's bubble in three-Test series
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Undercooked Pakistan bid to burst England's bubble in three-Test series

Pakistan have been clean swept by South Africa and Australia in their last two away series and chief selector Misbah will be determined not to suffer the same fate in England.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Krunal Pandya resumes outdoor training after 3 months
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Krunal Pandya resumes outdoor training after 3 months

Like all cricketers, Krunal had been confined to his house in Vadodara since 25 March, when the centre enforced a nationwide lockdown to curb the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

Australia captain Aaron Finch in awe of Virat Kohli's consistency across all formats
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Australia captain Aaron Finch in awe of Virat Kohli's consistency across all formats

Aaron Finch said all players are expected to endure some bad time but players like Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Ricky Ponting and batting great Sachin Tendulkar are exceptions.

Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest all-time ODI openers in world cricket, says Kris Srikkanth
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Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest all-time ODI openers in world cricket, says Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth, who himself was an explosive opener during his playing days, said Rohit Sharma will be in the top-3 or top-5 in the list of all time greatest openers.