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IPL 2020: Former South Africa cricketer JP Duminy to join Star Sports' commentary panel ahead of new season
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IPL 2020: Former South Africa cricketer JP Duminy to join Star Sports' commentary panel ahead of new season

Making his debut on the world feed will be former South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy, who will be joined by a host of experts that include the likes of Harsha Bhogle, Mark Nicholas, Simon Doull and Ian Bishop.

DDCA apex council to discuss proposal of having stand named after Chetan Chauhan at Feroz Shah Kotla
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DDCA apex council to discuss proposal of having stand named after Chetan Chauhan at Feroz Shah Kotla

Chauhan, who played 40 Test matches for India, breathed his last on Sunday, succumbing to COVID-19 related complications.

On this day: Mithali Raj scores record-breaking 214 against England at Taunton in 2002
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On this day: Mithali Raj scores record-breaking 214 against England at Taunton in 2002

On this day, 18 years ago, Mithali Raj smashed the then highest individual score in women's Test cricket.

Former captain Anjum Chopra wants BCCI to communicate ideas on women's cricket more specifically
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Former captain Anjum Chopra wants BCCI to communicate ideas on women's cricket more specifically

"It's not that the BCCI is not thinking about women's cricket. I only think they need to be more specific in communication about women's cricket," Chopra said.

World Cup victory would’ve been a major boost towards a full-fledged women’s IPL, says former India captain Anjum Chopra
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World Cup victory would’ve been a major boost towards a full-fledged women’s IPL, says former India captain Anjum Chopra

The idea of having a full-fledged women's Indian Premier League (IPL) is in a "progression stage" and a World Cup title for India can actually help in turning that into a reality sooner than later, says former captain Anjum Chopra.

BCCI Awards 2018-19: Jasprit Bumrah receives Polly Umrigar award, Poonam Yadav claims top prize in women's section
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BCCI Awards 2018-19: Jasprit Bumrah receives Polly Umrigar award, Poonam Yadav claims top prize in women's section

Jasprit Bumrah on Sunday headlined the BCCI Annual Awards function, grabbing the prestigious Polly Umrigar award apart from annexing the Dilip Sardesai honour for his exploits in international cricket in the 2018-19 season.

BCCI Awards 2018-19: Jasprit Bumrah wins Polly Umrigar Award, Poonam Yadav adjudged best women's international cricketer
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BCCI Awards 2018-19: Jasprit Bumrah wins Polly Umrigar Award, Poonam Yadav adjudged best women's international cricketer

Annual BCCI Awards will recognise and reward the best cricketers - international and domestic - and teams from the 2018-19 season.

Former India skippers Kris Srikkanth, Anjum Chopra to receive CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award in January
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Former India skippers Kris Srikkanth, Anjum Chopra to receive CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award in January

Srikkanth unarguably is one of the biggest names to have come out of Tamil Nadu cricket stable apart from another former India skipper S Venkataraghavan and Ravichandran Ashwin. He represented India between 1981 to 1992.

Gautam Gambhir has stand named after him at Arun Jaitley Stadium after delay; questions DDCA's administrative issues
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Gautam Gambhir has stand named after him at Arun Jaitley Stadium after delay; questions DDCA's administrative issues

Gambhir, who played all his domestic cricket for Delhi and was also captain for a long time, rued the state of affairs in DDCA. He also questioned president Sharma for the delay in naming the North Stand after him.

Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anjum Chopra highlight 12-member selection panel for national sports awards
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Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anjum Chopra highlight 12-member selection panel for national sports awards

Unlike previous editions, this committee will handpick all the winners of National Sports Awards — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award (for coaches), Dhyan Chand Award (lifetime achievement) and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award.

India Women vs New Zealand Women: Time to applaud Mithali Raj's focus and longevity as she gears up for her 200th ODI
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India Women vs New Zealand Women: Time to applaud Mithali Raj's focus and longevity as she gears up for her 200th ODI

A simple approach to her game is the reason behind Mithali’s longevity, and there is no reason why it cannot push her for a few more years as more milestones await to be conquered.

ICC Women's World T20: Selectors put faith in young India side while naming 15-member squad for upcoming event
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ICC Women's World T20: Selectors put faith in young India side while naming 15-member squad for upcoming event

The average age of India's WT20 squad is 24. There are eight players, including three teenagers, who are yet to turn 25. Only Mithali Raj and Ekta Bisht are in their 30s, and six of the players have never featured in an ICC tournament earlier.

Sony Pictures Sports Network to telecast the last leg of India women's tour of South Africa
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Sony Pictures Sports Network to telecast the last leg of India women's tour of South Africa

The third, fourth and the fifth T20 will be played on 18, 21 and 24 February and will be telecast on Sony Ten 1 and Ten 3

ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Shubman Gill, Manjot Kalra among five Indians in team of the tournament
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Shubman Gill, Manjot Kalra among five Indians in team of the tournament

Indians expectedly dominated the Under-19 World Cup team announced by the ICC on Sunday with five players from the triumphant side making it to the world eleven.

Mithali Raj's inspiring journey from a budding Bharatnatyam dancer to a cricket icon
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Mithali Raj's inspiring journey from a budding Bharatnatyam dancer to a cricket icon

The Indian women's team captain Mitahli Raj has recently created a world record by becoming the first player to cross 6000 runs in the history of women's ODI.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Pakistan's Kainat Imtiaz meets idol Jhulan Goswami in India clash
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Pakistan's Kainat Imtiaz meets idol Jhulan Goswami in India clash

Kainat Imtiaz was a ball girl in the 2005 Women's Asia Cup when she first saw Jhulan Goswami play, and Sunday's India-Pakistan clash was an opportunity for her to play in the same match as her idol.

Shikhar Dhawan leads players in BCCI's revenue share from games, Virat Kohli at number 2
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Shikhar Dhawan leads players in BCCI's revenue share from games, Virat Kohli at number 2

Shikhar Dhawan pips Virat Kohli in share of BCCI's share of revenue to the players from the games, Rahane, Ashwin and Rohit follow. Five former women cricketers have also received Rs 30 lakh each from BCCI.

Anjum Chopra hopes her MCC honour will inspire more girls in India to take up sports
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Anjum Chopra hopes her MCC honour will inspire more girls in India to take up sports

Coming a fortnight after India's two Olympic medals were brought home by female athletes, Anjum Chopra hopes this development will be another boost to women's sport in the country

Anjum Chopra first Indian woman to be honoured with MCC life membership
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Anjum Chopra first Indian woman to be honoured with MCC life membership

Former Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra has been awarded an honourary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), along with former men's team stalwarts Zaheer Khan and Virender Sehwag

Interview with former captain Anjum Chopra: 'When games are televised, there is nowhere to hide'
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Interview with former captain Anjum Chopra: 'When games are televised, there is nowhere to hide'

With the lush outfield of Indore’s Holkar stadium in the backdrop, former captain Anjum Chopra shared her insights into both the commentary box and the dressing room in her forthright chat.