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Manpreet Singh to lead Indian hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy
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Manpreet Singh to lead Indian hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy

While Manpreet will lead the side, star dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh has been named as the vice-captain for the tournament, to be held from 14 to 22 December

SRH dropping David Warner not a cricket decision, he was just out of match practice, says Brad Haddin
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SRH dropping David Warner not a cricket decision, he was just out of match practice, says Brad Haddin

Warner, who led SRH to their only IPL title in 2016, was stripped off captaincy in May before being dropped from the playing XI for the second time this year during the second leg of the IPL

'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny
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'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny

"Why should I let go of my characters? They're all there in some corner of my mind. When I close my eyes, the characters come to my mind. They are that accessible," says Jayasurya on completing 100 films.

Abu Dhabi T10: Faf du Plessis named icon and captain of Bangla Tigers
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Abu Dhabi T10: Faf du Plessis named icon and captain of Bangla Tigers

Du Plessis has played 69 Tests, 143 ODIs and 50 T20Is for South Africa in a career that started in 2011. He has also captained South Africa in all three formats.

India vs Sri Lanka: Idea is to keep everyone together and happy, says visitors' captain Shikhar Dhawan
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India vs Sri Lanka: Idea is to keep everyone together and happy, says visitors' captain Shikhar Dhawan

The left-handed opener was given the reins of the team after Virat Kohli and other key players were sent to England for the WTC Final against New Zealand and the five-Test series against the hosts.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manpreet Singh to lead Indian men's hockey team; Birendra Lakra, Harmanpreet Singh named vice-captains
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manpreet Singh to lead Indian men's hockey team; Birendra Lakra, Harmanpreet Singh named vice-captains

Under Manpreet's captaincy, the Indian team has achieved important milestones, including winning the Asia Cup in 2017, claiming the Asian Champions Trophy in 2018 as well as winning the FIH Series Final in 2019 over the past four years.

Rohit Sharma should captain India in T20Is, says former England skipper Michael Vaughan
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Rohit Sharma should captain India in T20Is, says former England skipper Michael Vaughan

Chasing a total of 157 runs in the finale, Rohit scored 68 off 51 balls against Delhi Capitals, ensuring Mumbai comfortably reach the target. With the 2020 trophy, Rohit became the only captain who has five IPL title to his name.

Gautam Gambhir should have led Indian cricket team on more occasions, feels Irfan Pathan
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Gautam Gambhir should have led Indian cricket team on more occasions, feels Irfan Pathan

Former all-rounder Irfan Pathan thinks the team's glory would have been more pronounced if batsman Gautam Gambhir had worn the captain’s hat more often.

Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in both limited-overs' formats after being named new ODI skipper
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Babar Azam to lead Pakistan in both limited-overs' formats after being named new ODI skipper

Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday named ace batsman Babar Azam as their ODI skipper, making him the country's white-ball captain.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for
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Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for

The remarkable aspect about Kane Williamson's leadership is that even before he was given full-time captaincy in 2016 following Brendon McCullum’s retirement, he has projected himself as the team’s go-to man in crisis.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli has established he's a great batsman, it's time for him to become a great leader
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli has established he's a great batsman, it's time for him to become a great leader

This India team has so much talent, the question is whether they can turn that into results. A lot will depend on how Kohli goes about leading the team and how he pulls it all together.

Indian Army considers doing away with Brigadier rank as part of its restructuring exercise
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Indian Army considers doing away with Brigadier rank as part of its restructuring exercise

The Indian Army, as part of its restructuring exercise, is contemplating abolishing the rank of Brigadier to ensure better career prospects for its officers.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane to captain England team in Russia, announce Football Association
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane to captain England team in Russia, announce Football Association

Southgate said: "Harry has some outstanding personal qualities. He is a meticulous professional and one of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day.

South Africa vs Australia: Steve Smith, David Warner step down; Tim Paine to captain team for remainder of 3rd Test
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South Africa vs Australia: Steve Smith, David Warner step down; Tim Paine to captain team for remainder of 3rd Test

Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia's third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said on Sunday

Captain movie review: Jayasurya's invested performance is the saving grace of this plodding sports biopic
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Captain movie review: Jayasurya's invested performance is the saving grace of this plodding sports biopic

In Captain, the insufferable use of music – mournful and theatrically celebratory by turns – might have become intolerable if it were not for Jayasurya’s presence.

India vs South Africa: Making Aiden Markram captain before he established himself as a regular may not be a smart move by Proteas
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India vs South Africa: Making Aiden Markram captain before he established himself as a regular may not be a smart move by Proteas

The responsibilities that South Africa have dumped on Aiden Markram at such an early stage in his career could be detrimental to his growth as a player.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's enterprising approach a testament to his maturity as a leader
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's enterprising approach a testament to his maturity as a leader

India is on top of ICC ODI rankings after Sunday’s win and it’s great news for the team and it’s fans. But perhaps the better news is how the captain of this team is thinking on his feet and maturing after every game and every series.

Root vs Kohli vs Smith vs Williamson: Battle for best batsmen heats up with 'Fab Four' as Test captains
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Root vs Kohli vs Smith vs Williamson: Battle for best batsmen heats up with 'Fab Four' as Test captains

Joe Root's ascension to the England cricket team's captain completes the quartet of the world’s best batsmen now leading their national sides, along with Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.

Joe Root named England Test captain: A fun, phlegmatic character is an exciting change of pace for team
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Joe Root named England Test captain: A fun, phlegmatic character is an exciting change of pace for team

Every time Joe Root has been tested in his international career he has succeeded. It would be foolish to think he couldn’t rise to this challenge of Test captaincy.

Sunil Chhetri says participation in 2017 Asian Cup will be key to Indian football's development
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Sunil Chhetri says participation in 2017 Asian Cup will be key to Indian football's development

India's hopes of developing as a football-playing nation are reliant on regular participation in tournaments like the Asian Cup, captain Sunil Chhetri said.