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We will not travel to India for 2021 T20 World Cup if they won't come to Pakistan for Asia Cup: PCB CEO Wasim Khan
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We will not travel to India for 2021 T20 World Cup if they won't come to Pakistan for Asia Cup: PCB CEO Wasim Khan

India has not toured Pakistan since 2008 while it has also not played a full Test bilateral series with Pakistan since 2007 due to strained political and diplomatic relations. Pakistan did visit India in 2012 to play a short limited-overs series.

BCCI's decision to make national selectors attend team meetings defies logic and opens door to potential leaks
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BCCI's decision to make national selectors attend team meetings defies logic and opens door to potential leaks

On the eve of India’s commendable ODI series win over Australia, BCCI astonishingly put out a message that its selectors would have to make themselves available to attend team meetings.

Ravi Shastri favourite to get another stint as India head coach; Sanjay Bangar's job on the line
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Ravi Shastri favourite to get another stint as India head coach; Sanjay Bangar's job on the line

Apart from Ravi Shastri, other names in the fray are Tom Moody, Mike Hesson, Lalchand Rajput, Robin Singh and Phil Simmons. Vikram Rathour is favourite to pip Sanjay Bangar as batting coach.

India vs West Indies: Every match is crucial for me and it is not about the next six months, says Rishabh Pant
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India vs West Indies: Every match is crucial for me and it is not about the next six months, says Rishabh Pant

The nascent international career of Rishabh Pant has been an eventful one -- a few eye-catching knocks interspersed with indiscreet shot selections that invited a lot of critical comments.

West Indies vs India: With wicket-taking abilities on the rise, 2019 giving Bhuvneshwar Kumar a fresh lease of life in ODI circuit
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West Indies vs India: With wicket-taking abilities on the rise, 2019 giving Bhuvneshwar Kumar a fresh lease of life in ODI circuit

From being an economical pacer to a consistently wicket-taking one, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s transformation for the better has given him a consistent run in the side. Even when India are looking to test the bench strength, Bhuvi remains one of the first names in the team sheet.

India vs West Indies: From Shimron Hetmyer to Sheldon Cottrell, five West Indies players to watch out for in T20I series
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India vs West Indies: From Shimron Hetmyer to Sheldon Cottrell, five West Indies players to watch out for in T20I series

West Indies build towards their T20 World Cup defence next year with series against India. There are five exceptional talents to watch out on the hosts' side for three match T20I series.

India vs West Indies: Full schedule of three T20Is, three ODIs, two Tests to be played in USA and Caribbean
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India vs West Indies: Full schedule of three T20Is, three ODIs, two Tests to be played in USA and Caribbean

India take on West Indies in three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests in what constitutes as the beginning of the World Test Championship for both teams. Take a look at the full schedule here.

Respectfully disagree with Sunil Gavaskar sir's view on selectors and Virat Kohli as captain, says Sanjay Manjrekar
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Respectfully disagree with Sunil Gavaskar sir's view on selectors and Virat Kohli as captain, says Sanjay Manjrekar

In his column, Gavaskar had questioned why Kohli was an automatic choice for captaincy following the team's exit in the World Cup, saying that the selection committee should have reviewed his leadership and the team's performance.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Following Team India’s semifinal exit, who’ll be made the scapegoat?
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Following Team India’s semifinal exit, who’ll be made the scapegoat?

The young India is obsessed with success. Somebody, therefore, shall have to pay for India’s semifinal exit from World Cup 2019; some heads need to topple so that others’ are saved.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India's transformation from bunch of laggards to fittest unit puts them ahead of the rest
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India's transformation from bunch of laggards to fittest unit puts them ahead of the rest

The present batch of Indian players’ fitness in terms of strength, speed, agility, mobility and recovery is a far cry from a dozen years ago when some cricketing legends were actually found wanting in most of these parameters.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of tournament, Rishabh Pant named replacement
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of tournament, Rishabh Pant named replacement

Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the remainder of the Cricket World Cup after picking up a thumb injury against Australia. Rishabh Pant has been named as his permanent replacement.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: R Sridhar unsure if Shikhar Dhawan could field in slip region immediately after comeback
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: R Sridhar unsure if Shikhar Dhawan could field in slip region immediately after comeback

Shikhar Dhawan has a hairline fracture and is out of action till end of June - missing at least four matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Final call on injured Shikhar Dhawan in 10-12 days, says batting coach Sanjay Bangar
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Final call on injured Shikhar Dhawan in 10-12 days, says batting coach Sanjay Bangar

Shikhar Dhawan suffered a hairline fracture on his left thumb and is slated to be out of the World Cup till end of June. Rishabh Pant has been called up as a cover.

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Could Team India's effort be hampered by IPL season 12 fatigue?
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2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Could Team India's effort be hampered by IPL season 12 fatigue?

With India’s first match in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup only a month away, the question is: Have we frittered away our chances by holding IPL matches too close to the former? The IPL final is slated to be held at Hyderabad on 12 May, around a fortnight before the World Cup commences.

Are Virat Kohli's days as Team India captain numbered? IPL losses raise pressing concerns
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Are Virat Kohli's days as Team India captain numbered? IPL losses raise pressing concerns

“For they fling, whoever has a mind, stones at me for my year’s misdeeds,” wrote Robert Browning in his poem, ‘The Patriot’, which perhaps sums up Virat Kohli’s predicament as a team leader right now.

2019 ICC World Cup: Team India may be best for now, but are other nations close to catching up?
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2019 ICC World Cup: Team India may be best for now, but are other nations close to catching up?

All said and done, it’s going to be a tough World Cup in England this year. Team India will therefore do well to keep tag of the other nine teams’ preparations in the run up to the big event.

Will Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav give MS Dhoni the perfect send-off with World Cup 2019?
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Will Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav give MS Dhoni the perfect send-off with World Cup 2019?

With the ODI series coming up against Australia, it is hoped that Kohli will play both Chahal and Yadav in all the matches. It could just be the assurance they need to perform well in the World Cup and help India bring home the coveted trophy they had last won in 2011.

Rohit Sharma could be a great Test batsman if he models himself on Virat Kohli — and introspects on his legacy
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Rohit Sharma could be a great Test batsman if he models himself on Virat Kohli — and introspects on his legacy

Right now, Rohit Sharma is a great limited overs batsman who also aspires to be a good Test batsman

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Is this Team India's chance to set up their first series win in Australia?
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Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Is this Team India's chance to set up their first series win in Australia?

There is an unusual air of optimism among Indian cricket fans as the Virat Kohli-led Indian team heads into the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series of 2018-19, this December-January

T20 cricket is here for the long haul; how the format is critiqued must keep pace with its popularity
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T20 cricket is here for the long haul; how the format is critiqued must keep pace with its popularity

If Test cricket can be likened to classical painting, then Twenty-20 cricket is modern art. Most of the followers of the newest form of the game do not really understand the game but still applaud the strokes; like modern art aficionados praising the ‘strokes’ of an abstract painting without getting into the painter’s mind.