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Australia Test captain Tim Paine fears Boxing Day Test against India could be moved out of MCG
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Australia Test captain Tim Paine fears Boxing Day Test against India could be moved out of MCG

Australia Test captain Tim Paine fears the Boxing Day Test against India could be moved out of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground in the wake of rising cases of coronavirus in Victoria.

Umesh Yadavs says his mental strength has kept him going despite stop-start career
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Umesh Yadavs says his mental strength has kept him going despite stop-start career

He has been Virat Kohli's go-to bowler on unresponsive Indian tracks and seasoned pacer Umesh Yadav credits his "enormous mental strength" for keeping him in the game despite a stop-start international career for the past 10 years.

Rahul Dravid's words kept me going before India selection, says Mayank Agarwal
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Rahul Dravid's words kept me going before India selection, says Mayank Agarwal

He earned his India debut after waiting for far too long and Mayank Agarwal says batting great Rahul Dravid's motivating words helped him keep negative thoughts at bay and continue with his quest.

Coronavirus Outbreak: ICC Board members may discuss shifting T20 World Cup to 2022
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Coronavirus Outbreak: ICC Board members may discuss shifting T20 World Cup to 2022

The option of shifting the upcoming T20 World Cup to 2022 is expected to be put on the table when the ICC Board meets on 28 May, a member of the world governing body's influential Board told PTI on Friday.

By looks of it, T20 World Cup will not go ahead, says Australia opener David Warner
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By looks of it, T20 World Cup will not go ahead, says Australia opener David Warner

Australian opener David Warner says it is unlikely that the T20 World Cup will be staged in his country in October-November because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Australia tour lesser logistical challenge than T20 World Cup, says BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Australia tour lesser logistical challenge than T20 World Cup, says BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal

It is premature to talk about the resumption of cricket but India's tour of Australia later this year is likely to go ahead, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said on Friday, downplaying the logistical issues likely to arise because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian players would agree to quarantine in Australia to help tour go ahead as planned, says BCCI official
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian players would agree to quarantine in Australia to help tour go ahead as planned, says BCCI official

India captain Virat Kohli and his team mates would be ready to spend two weeks in quarantine in Australia if that helped the tour go ahead as planned later this year, a top official of the Indian board has said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: If Australia's travel ban stays for 6 months, India's tour could be affected
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Coronavirus Outbreak: If Australia's travel ban stays for 6 months, India's tour could be affected

India's tour of Australia is to begin with a T20 tri-series in October and end with the Tests in December.

Prithvi Shaw doping violation: India Test opener says failing dope test has 'shaken' him, accepts ban with sincerity
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Prithvi Shaw doping violation: India Test opener says failing dope test has 'shaken' him, accepts ban with sincerity

Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI's anti-doping testing programme during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 22, February 2019 in Indore. His sample was subsequently tested and found to contain terbutaline.

India need to sort out their batting issues before facing an 'extremely strong' Australian bowling attack, says Ian Chappell
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India need to sort out their batting issues before facing an 'extremely strong' Australian bowling attack, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian cricketer and captain Ian Chappell stated that India need to improve their batting if they stand any chance of winning their series against Australia later on in the year.

India coach Ravi Shastri requests BCCI to schedule practice matches ahead of test series against Australia
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India coach Ravi Shastri requests BCCI to schedule practice matches ahead of test series against Australia

Ravi Shastri has asked the BCCI to schedule practice matches ahead of India's tour of Australia in December. India had to cut short their practice matches in England due to unfavourable conditions.

India will not play day-night Test during tour down under, BCCI informs Cricket Australia
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India will not play day-night Test during tour down under, BCCI informs Cricket Australia

James Sutherland had told a radio station in Australia that India's reluctance to play the pink ball Test was primarily because of their urge to win the series.

Why Ravi Shastri is just what the doctor ordered for Indian cricket
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Why Ravi Shastri is just what the doctor ordered for Indian cricket

Now that Ravi Shastri has applied to be head coach of the Indian cricket team, we should give him the job. For starters, he has been performing this role since the last 18 months and is only reapplying for his own job.

'Most memorable phase of my life': Ravi Shastri cherishes time spent as Team India Director
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'Most memorable phase of my life': Ravi Shastri cherishes time spent as Team India Director

Ravi Shastri considers the 18-month stint he had as the Indian cricket team director as the "most cherished and memorable phase" of his life, but isn't commenting on if he would seek an extension