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West Indies vs South Africa: Thirteen members of hosts' Test squad receive COVID-19 vaccines
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West Indies vs South Africa: Thirteen members of hosts' Test squad receive COVID-19 vaccines

While 11 players and support staff received their first dose of the vaccine, two squad members got their second jab in St Lucia, where they are preparing for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship matches against South Africa.

ICC World Test Championship final: Little concerning India have not picked leg spinner, says Danish Kaneria
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ICC World Test Championship final: Little concerning India have not picked leg spinner, says Danish Kaneria

Kaneria, who represented English county side Essex, said that the conditions in England is conducive for leg-break bowlers.

IPL 'can't happen' in India while coronavirus rages, says BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly
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IPL 'can't happen' in India while coronavirus rages, says BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly

The IPL was halted after four players from Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals tested positive.

Pakistan optimistic about hosting India in 2023 Asia Cup, says PCB chairman Ehsan Mani
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Pakistan optimistic about hosting India in 2023 Asia Cup, says PCB chairman Ehsan Mani

Ehsan Mani said if the Indian team visits its neighbours, it will be a "big breakthrough" for Pakistan cricket.

India-New Zealand World Test Championship final to be hosted in Southampton, confirms ICC
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India-New Zealand World Test Championship final to be hosted in Southampton, confirms ICC

Initially, the final was supposed to be held at the Lord's but the ICC Board and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) decided to change the venue to ensure that the fixture could be staged safely with the potential impact of COVID-19 minimised for all involved.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Kane Williamson ruled out of ODIs due to elbow injury
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Kane Williamson ruled out of ODIs due to elbow injury

The team's medical manager Dayle Shackel said Williamson had a small tear in his left elbow that had been irritating him for months.

India vs England: Visitors guilty of thinking too far ahead, have gone wrong with rotation policy, says Ian Bell
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India vs England: Visitors guilty of thinking too far ahead, have gone wrong with rotation policy, says Ian Bell

England fell to an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India to go down 1-2 in the four-match series, while also getting knocked out of contention from the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final in June.

India vs England: Joe Root says Motera pitch was challenging, but doesn't hide that they were outplayed
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India vs England: Joe Root says Motera pitch was challenging, but doesn't hide that they were outplayed

Even as former England captains like Michael Vaughan and Andrew Strauss slammed the pitch after the third Test ended inside two days, skipper Joe Root was more circumspect and measured in his view of the pitch

World Test Championship: India go on top of points table, England out of final contention
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World Test Championship: India go on top of points table, England out of final contention

If India lose the final Test against England then Australia, who are in third place with 69.2 percentage points, will sneak in to make the WTC final.

India vs England: Visitors' skipper Joe Root says they want to make WTC final, but don't want to look too far into future
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India vs England: Visitors' skipper Joe Root says they want to make WTC final, but don't want to look too far into future

With New Zealand already having secured their spot in the final, the race to play against them has boiled down to the result of the India-England Test series.

CSA lodge complaint with ICC against Australia's pullout from South Africa tour
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CSA lodge complaint with ICC against Australia's pullout from South Africa tour

CSA had slammed its Australian counterpart for postponing the tour, saying it is "extremely" disappointing and will lead to "serious financial loss".

World Test Championship: India slip to fourth place after heavy defeat as England brighten final prospects
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World Test Championship: India slip to fourth place after heavy defeat as England brighten final prospects

India, who have slipped to fourth position with 68.3 percentage points, will now be looking to win at least two of the remaining three matches to secure a 2-1 or 3-1 result and a place in the final.

New Zealand aim to purge World Cup pain in World Test Championship final at Lord's
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New Zealand aim to purge World Cup pain in World Test Championship final at Lord's

New Zealand earned a place in the decider — to be held at Lord's from 18 June — after Australia withdrew from a Test tour to South Africa this week due to COVID-19 fears.

World Test Championship: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says 'exciting to play in final'
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World Test Championship: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says 'exciting to play in final'

New Zealand, led by one of the finest batsmen in modern times, have qualified for the final with 70 percentage points after Australia decided to indefinitely postpone their away series against South Africa in the wake of a fresh surge of COVID-19 cases there.

World Test Championship: New Zealand first to qualify for final after Australia pull out of South Africa tour
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World Test Championship: New Zealand first to qualify for final after Australia pull out of South Africa tour

New Zealand, currently ranked second on the ICC WTC table, have a points percentage of 70 percent, enough to secure them a place in the final.

ICC pushes World Test Championship final back by eight days after taking IPL 2021 summit clash into consideration
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ICC pushes World Test Championship final back by eight days after taking IPL 2021 summit clash into consideration

Since the IPL final is also expected to be played around the same dates, it could have complicated the quarantine schedule of the participating players.

India vs Australia: Visitors dislodge Aussies from top of World Test Championship table after Gabba triumph
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India vs Australia: Visitors dislodge Aussies from top of World Test Championship table after Gabba triumph

The victory Down Under handed India 430 points, putting it ahead of New Zealand (420) and Australia (332).

Kane Williamson says leapfrogging Virat Kohli, Steve Smith on ICC Test rankings 'surprising and humbling'
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Kane Williamson says leapfrogging Virat Kohli, Steve Smith on ICC Test rankings 'surprising and humbling'

He dethroned Smith, who slipped to the third spot after managing scores of 0 and 8 in the two innings against India at the MCG. Kohli (879) is at second, 11 points behind Williamson and two more than Smith.

World Test Championship: India maintain second spot on points table after beating Australia at MCG
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World Test Championship: India maintain second spot on points table after beating Australia at MCG

India bagged 30 points for their eight-wicket win. They are placed second with 390 points and a 72.2 percentage of points (PCT).

India vs Australia: Hosts fined 40% of match fee, docked four World Test Championship points for slow over-rate
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India vs Australia: Hosts fined 40% of match fee, docked four World Test Championship points for slow over-rate

The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Bruce Oxenford and Paul Reiffel, third umpire Paul Wilson and fourth umpire Gerard Abood.