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Ben Stokes replaces Joe Root as England Test captain
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Ben Stokes replaces Joe Root as England Test captain

Joe Root resigned from the position after a hammering 4-0 loss in the Ashes followed by a 1-0 defeat in the West Indies.

Virat Kohli needs to go back to being the free-flowing person that he was: Yuvraj Singh
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Virat Kohli needs to go back to being the free-flowing person that he was: Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh said former India captain Virat Kohli, currently struggling with the bat, will bounce back through his work ethic.

On this day in 2007: Australia stitched hat-trick of World Cup wins, Adam Gilchrist starred with 149
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On this day in 2007: Australia stitched hat-trick of World Cup wins, Adam Gilchrist starred with 149

Australia won their maiden World Cup in 1987 but the world witnessed the cricketing giants dominate global cricket from 1999 to 2007.

Michael Slater's domestic violence charges dismissed on mental health grounds
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Michael Slater's domestic violence charges dismissed on mental health grounds

A Sydney court has put Michael Slater into the care of a doctor for mental health treatment.

Women's Senior T20 Trophy: The quarter-finalists, top performers and schedule
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Women's Senior T20 Trophy: The quarter-finalists, top performers and schedule

We take a look at the top performers from the group phase of the 2021-22 Senior Women's T20 Trophy.

IPL 2022: In battle of pace aces, Gujarat Titans face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test
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IPL 2022: In battle of pace aces, Gujarat Titans face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test

The IPL newcomers are currently in the midst of a dream inception year with six wins from seven games at the halfway stage and are placed on top of the table.

IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan becomes second batter after Virat Kohli to register 6,000 runs in IPL
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IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan becomes second batter after Virat Kohli to register 6,000 runs in IPL

Dhawan reached this milestone while playing against Ravindra Jadeja-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Wankhede Stadium on Monday. Dhawan scripted history in the second over of the game. He hit a single off Maheesh Theekshana’s delivery.

IPL 2022, Orange Cap holders: Shikhar Dhawan breaks into top three, Jos Buttler holds top spot
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IPL 2022, Orange Cap holders: Shikhar Dhawan breaks into top three, Jos Buttler holds top spot

Two veterans of Indian cricket - Shikhar Dhawan and Ambati Rayudu - stole the limelight with their brilliant batting in the CSK vs PBKS encounter.

IPL 2022: Twitter lauds Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan as Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings
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IPL 2022: Twitter lauds Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan as Punjab Kings beat Chennai Super Kings

Punjab Kings, however, made three changes to their playing XI as they brought in Shahrukh Khan, Nathan Ellis and Vaibhav Arora. Rishi Dhawan, who had last made an appearance back in 2016, made a comeback.

IPL 2022: CSK has shown signs of recovery, but flawed batting strategy doesn’t allow prolonged revival
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IPL 2022: CSK has shown signs of recovery, but flawed batting strategy doesn’t allow prolonged revival

In light of a failed retention strategy, poor auction plans and worse batting form from two retained players, Chennai is only left to make-do of whatever it is left with.

IPL 2022: Why did Rishi Dhawan don a safety shield during PBKS' match against CSK?
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IPL 2022: Why did Rishi Dhawan don a safety shield during PBKS' match against CSK?

Dhawan donned the safety shield as he recently underwent nose surgery. He was injured while playing in the Ranji Trophy

BCCI likely to do away with bio-bubble for India's home series against South Africa, says report
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BCCI likely to do away with bio-bubble for India's home series against South Africa, says report

Bio-bubbles became a part of the lives of cricketers with almost all the series (home and away) played in strict bio-secure environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

IPL 2022: Wasim Jaffer uses hilarious video to describe KL Rahul’s innings against Mumbai Indians
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IPL 2022: Wasim Jaffer uses hilarious video to describe KL Rahul’s innings against Mumbai Indians

To put Rahul's unbeaten 103-run knock into perspective, Jaffer used a 30-second clip from a popular YouTube channel.

On this day in 2004: Zimbabwe succumb to lowest ODI total in history of cricket
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On this day in 2004: Zimbabwe succumb to lowest ODI total in history of cricket

Zimbabwe were bowled out for 35 runs in 18 overs by Sri Lankan during the third One-day International of the five-match series.

IPL 2022: Struggling CSK, PBKS aim for consistency, hope to keep playoff chances alive
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IPL 2022: Struggling CSK, PBKS aim for consistency, hope to keep playoff chances alive

Chennai Super Kings have won two out of their seven matches so far while Punjab Kings are a touch better with three victories from seven outings.

IPL 2022: From Jos Buttler to Hardik Pandya, top performers from the past week
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IPL 2022: From Jos Buttler to Hardik Pandya, top performers from the past week

We take a look at the top performers who have made headlines in the past week of IPL 2022.

IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians’ fate isn’t bothersome. Rohit Sharma’s form is
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IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians’ fate isn’t bothersome. Rohit Sharma’s form is

From an Indian cricket perspective, the first concern about Rohit at present is his leadership. He was anointed white-ball captain less than six months ago, because he had won five IPL trophies.

'Literally a one man show': Twitter lauds 'magnificent' KL Rahul for notching up second ton of season
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'Literally a one man show': Twitter lauds 'magnificent' KL Rahul for notching up second ton of season

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul was on a roll against the Mumbai Indians as the right-handed batter notched up his second century of the season at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

IPL: From Dwayne Bravo to Zaheer Khan, bowlers who scalped 100 or more wickets in the league
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IPL: From Dwayne Bravo to Zaheer Khan, bowlers who scalped 100 or more wickets in the league

A total of 16 bowlers have so far picked up 100 or more wickets in the cash-rich IPL.

Netherlands cricket team coach Ryan Campbell stable and out of sedation after heart attack
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Netherlands cricket team coach Ryan Campbell stable and out of sedation after heart attack

Ryan Campbell felt chest pain and difficulty in breathing while he was out with his family last Saturday, following which he was admitted to an ICU.