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Wasim Jaffer picks his India team for T20 World Cup 2022, Asia Cup
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Wasim Jaffer picks his India team for T20 World Cup 2022, Asia Cup

Wasim Jaffer has included an uncapped batsman as a backup for the the two tournaments.

'They are too good…real big players': Sourav Ganguly on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
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'They are too good…real big players': Sourav Ganguly on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have struggled with the bat which has raised concerns about whether they will be able to perform in the upcoming T20 World Cup in October.

'Pick him as pure batter': Sunil Gavaskar puts his weight behind Dinesh Karthik for inclusion in India T20 World Cup squad
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'Pick him as pure batter': Sunil Gavaskar puts his weight behind Dinesh Karthik for inclusion in India T20 World Cup squad

Sunil Gavaskar believes that Royal Challengers Bangalore's Dinesh Karthik should be included in the T20 World Cup squad as a pure batter with wicket-keeping being an added option.

Slotting KL Rahul in middle order could sort out India's Powerplay woes before T20 World Cup, say experts
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Slotting KL Rahul in middle order could sort out India's Powerplay woes before T20 World Cup, say experts

Rohit, Rahul and Virat will be indispensable in the Indian team during the World Cup in Australia but a change in their batting order may be considered for the benefit of the side, say experts.

Australia primed for 'unparalleled' decade of major sporting events
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Australia primed for 'unparalleled' decade of major sporting events

The country's welcoming climate, sports-loving people, stable political environment and quality infrastructure have long made it an attractive destination.

A franchise giant, Kieron Pollard didn’t quite have the same impact on the international stage
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A franchise giant, Kieron Pollard didn’t quite have the same impact on the international stage

Clearly, for all his immense talent, Pollard found the otherwise demanding cauldron of franchise cricket a lot easier to stride than he did international cricket.

Injured Deepak Chahar likely to be out for four months, miss T20 World Cup, says report
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Injured Deepak Chahar likely to be out for four months, miss T20 World Cup, says report

On 12 April, Chahar was virtually ruled out of the entire IPL 2022 season, but now he could be set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines, meaning there is a possibility he could even miss the T20 World Cup Down Under later this year.

Three Kashmiri students granted bail in T20 World Cup case: Why they were charged with sedition and jailed for five months
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Three Kashmiri students granted bail in T20 World Cup case: Why they were charged with sedition and jailed for five months

Arsheed Yusuf, Inayat Altaf Sheikh and Showkat Ahmed Ganai were arrested under the sedition law for sending pro-Pakistan messages on WhatsApp following the country's win over India in last year's T20 World Cup match

Pakistan vs Australia: Shaun Tait wants to keep intensity high in Pakistan fast bowlers
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Pakistan vs Australia: Shaun Tait wants to keep intensity high in Pakistan fast bowlers

Former Australia international fast bowler Shaun Tait wants to keep the intensity and aggression high in the Pakistan camp during his one-year stint as bowling coach.

IPL 2022 will be a nice build-up to T20 World Cup, says Australia interim coach Andrew McDonald
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IPL 2022 will be a nice build-up to T20 World Cup, says Australia interim coach Andrew McDonald

According to McDonald, the advent of IPL has accelerated cricket and has taken the game to an altogether different level.

Book Review | Administrator Ratnakar Shetty traces Indian cricket's highs and lows in On Board: My Years with the BCCI
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Book Review | Administrator Ratnakar Shetty traces Indian cricket's highs and lows in On Board: My Years with the BCCI

Young Indian fans ready to deride the ‘bullying’ and financial clout of today’s BCCI would do well to read the account of where India has come from to emerge as a global cricketing financial powerhouse today.

Women's World Cup 2022: We will take every match as final, says South Africa's Sune Luus
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Women's World Cup 2022: We will take every match as final, says South Africa's Sune Luus

South Africa all-rounder Luus said their team is determined to make the upcoming World Cup a memorable one and will take every match as final in their bid to claim their maiden title.

India vs West Indies: Building slowly towards T20 World Cup, improving with every series, says Rovman Powell
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India vs West Indies: Building slowly towards T20 World Cup, improving with every series, says Rovman Powell

West Indies' explosive middle order batter Powell said his side is improving with every series in run up to the World Cup and the ongoing T20I contest against India is a proof of that.

India vs West Indies: Time for Ishans, Iyers to impress as Men in Blue hope to rebuild side ahead of T20 World Cup
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India vs West Indies: Time for Ishans, Iyers to impress as Men in Blue hope to rebuild side ahead of T20 World Cup

The Rohit Sharma-led Team India would be aiming to get its combinations right when it takes on the West Indies in a three-match series beginning in Kolkata on Wednesday.

India vs New Zealand: My game is simple, take singles and attack as per situation, says Richa Ghosh
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India vs New Zealand: My game is simple, take singles and attack as per situation, says Richa Ghosh

Teenage India wicketkeeper-batter Richa Ghosh, who hit a brisk 65 for a lost cause in the second ODI, said she prefers to play attacking game and keep the scoreboard moving.

T20 World Cup 2022: Tickets for India-Pakistan match at MCG sold out within five minutes of going on sale
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T20 World Cup 2022: Tickets for India-Pakistan match at MCG sold out within five minutes of going on sale

Such was the demand to see one of world cricket's biggest rivalries, the allocations for the India vs Pakistan match were sold within five minutes of going on sale.

India vs West Indies: There were challenges but my only aim was to improve as a player, says Washington Sundar
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India vs West Indies: There were challenges but my only aim was to improve as a player, says Washington Sundar

Washington missed out on the T20 World Cup but Ravichandran Ashwin's underwhelming show in white-ball games and subsequent ouster brought him back in the mix as he made his international return with a 3/30 against West Indies in first ODI.

Cricket is going to look stupid if CA sacks head coach Justin Langer, says Ian Healy
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Cricket is going to look stupid if CA sacks head coach Justin Langer, says Ian Healy

Legendary wicketkeeper Healy feels Cricket Australia will renew head coach Langer's contract because if they sack him after his successful stint, it will make the game look "stupid".

'I think it's fair': Pat Cummins on CA's evaluation before deciding on Justin Langer's contract extension
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'I think it's fair': Pat Cummins on CA's evaluation before deciding on Justin Langer's contract extension

Cummins feels the board is doing the right thing by evaluating head coach's performance before deciding on his contract extension as players too go through the same process

New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell wins ICC's 'Spirit of Cricket' award for 2021
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New Zealand's Daryl Mitchell wins ICC's 'Spirit of Cricket' award for 2021

Mitchell won the award for refusing to take what was an easy single after coming in the way of bowler Adil Rashid in the World Cup semi-final against England on 10 November last year.