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Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly 'definitely interested' in becoming national team coach in future
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Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly 'definitely interested' in becoming national team coach in future

One of the most successful Indian cricket captains, Ganguly was the chairman of the previous Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which picked Shastri as the India coach last time.

Ex-SRH coach Tom Moody enters race for job of Indian cricket team's head coach; Aussie cricketer had applied 2 years ago too
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Ex-SRH coach Tom Moody enters race for job of Indian cricket team's head coach; Aussie cricketer had applied 2 years ago too

India's hunt for a new coach has attracted top international names, including Australian Tom Moody, despite skipper Virat Kohli backing Ravi Shastri to get a new deal, reports said Wednesday.

Sri Lanka sports minister to discuss reforms in SLC's administrative structure with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar
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Sri Lanka sports minister to discuss reforms in SLC's administrative structure with ICC chairman Shashank Manohar

Sri Lanka sports minister Harin Fernando had presented in parliament a paper submitted by the former greats such as Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Sidath Wettimuny on a new Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) constitution.

Mahela Jayawardene terms World Test Championship as 'unique' concept, thinks new tournament important to keep cricket healthy
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Mahela Jayawardene terms World Test Championship as 'unique' concept, thinks new tournament important to keep cricket healthy

According to Jayawardene, the World Test Championship needs to have the same format as in the other event; otherwise, it will become a bilateral series.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts

Many of cricket’s recent rule changes defy common sense. The first step for the new ICC CEO would be to take stock of them. Certainly this boundary-rule must be the first to be buried if the game has to grow beyond hardcore fans and experts. Over to you ICC.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand's Kane Williamson becomes highest run-scoring captain in tournament history
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand's Kane Williamson becomes highest run-scoring captain in tournament history

Williamson was one run short of the former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene's record. Mahela scored 548 runs in the 2007 World Cup. The former batsman took 11 innings to get this feat.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene says Sri Lanka were playing with fear, but win against England should change things
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene says Sri Lanka were playing with fear, but win against England should change things

Sri Lankan's shock win over England should change things for the better, feels batting great Mahela Jayawardene, after a run of matches in which they seemed to have played with a little bit of fear.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene concerned with Sri Lanka's batting, says they should have aimed for 250-plus total
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mahela Jayawardene concerned with Sri Lanka's batting, says they should have aimed for 250-plus total

Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene is concerned about Sri Lanka's batting in this World Cup, saying the 1996 champions will need to put up a better show with the willow to give their bowlers more freedom.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka’s batsmen need a kick up the backside after being bailed out by bowlers against Afghanistan
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka’s batsmen need a kick up the backside after being bailed out by bowlers against Afghanistan

Nobody seems to be giving Sri Lanka a chance and rightly so but teams will take them seriously if the game goes to the wire simply because of their death bowling skills.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Kane Williamson's Kiwis look to get the ball rolling with win against Sri Lanka
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Kane Williamson's Kiwis look to get the ball rolling with win against Sri Lanka

Kane Williamson's New Zealand start clear favourites in their opener against 1996 winners Sri Lanka, a side that has slumped to ninth in the ODI cricket rankings.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Dimuth Karunaratne trusts Kumar Sangakkara's advice to come handy in tournament
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Dimuth Karunaratne trusts Kumar Sangakkara's advice to come handy in tournament

Sri Lanka, who won the tournament in 1996 before making consecutive finals in 2007 and 2011, enter the 2019 edition on a difficult recent run of form.

Cricket World Cup history, Part 3: From 2003 to 2015, Australia's sheer dominance and India's first triumph at home
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Cricket World Cup history, Part 3: From 2003 to 2015, Australia's sheer dominance and India's first triumph at home

In this last part of the World Cup history, Firstpost looks at the last four editions of the tournament, from 2003 to 2015, a period dominated by Australians with a solitary win for India in 2011

IPL 2019: Champions Mumbai Indians celebrate record fourth title with open-bus parade
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IPL 2019: Champions Mumbai Indians celebrate record fourth title with open-bus parade

Mumbai Indians defeated an equally strong Chennai Super Kings by one run in an edge of the seat thriller on Sunday night in Hyderabad

IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene credits presence of multiple match-winners for team's consistency
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IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene credits presence of multiple match-winners for team's consistency

The presence of multiple match-winners and a penchant for making "honest" team selection led to the consistent success of Mumbai Indians in the IPL, feels coach Mahela Jayawardene.

IPL 2019, MI's road to final: Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah's performances ensured Mumbai don't falter in close matches
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IPL 2019, MI's road to final: Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah's performances ensured Mumbai don't falter in close matches

A large part of Mumbai's success has come on the back of Hardik Pandya. The dynamic all-rounder has been in irresistible form with the willow. Hardik has blasted 380 runs at 47.50 with a phenomenal strike-rate of 198.8

IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indian captain Rohit Sharma says Indian Premier League 'ideal' tournament for ICC Cricket World Cup
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IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indian captain Rohit Sharma says Indian Premier League 'ideal' tournament for ICC Cricket World Cup

MI captain Rohit Sharma played down the workload management talk ahead of the World Cup, saying the IPL is an ideal tournament to gauge 'where you are' in the lead up to a big event.

IPL 2019, MI vs KKR: Mahela Jayawardene feels Mumbai bowlers' unpredictability played key role in victory over Kolkata
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IPL 2019, MI vs KKR: Mahela Jayawardene feels Mumbai bowlers' unpredictability played key role in victory over Kolkata

Electing to field, MI bowlers, led by Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga, put up a spirited show to restrict KKR to a sub-par 133 for 7, which the hosts chased down with 23 balls and nine wickets to spare at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday night.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Kevin Pietersen says a 2018-like hot, dry British summer will give sub-continental sides the edge
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Kevin Pietersen says a 2018-like hot, dry British summer will give sub-continental sides the edge

Former skipper Kevin Pietersen reckons that if hot and dry conditions persist in England, it will work more in favour of sub-continent teams during the upcoming World Cup but green surfaces would be an advantage for the hosts.

IPL 2019: Lasith Malinga likely to be available for Mumbai Indians' next two games, suggests report
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IPL 2019: Lasith Malinga likely to be available for Mumbai Indians' next two games, suggests report

However, there is still no clarity on whether Malinga will be in India for the entirety of the IPL or will fly home to participate in the competition midway and then return back to re-join his franchise

IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians shift training base to traditional home venue at Wankhede for upcoming season
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IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians shift training base to traditional home venue at Wankhede for upcoming season

Mumbai Indians had their first training session of the T20 League at their traditional home venue at the Wankhede Stadium