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MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI central contract list: Is the legend's time up, or is IPL still a last gasp gateway for T20 World Cup?
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MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI central contract list: Is the legend's time up, or is IPL still a last gasp gateway for T20 World Cup?

After being dropped from the central contract, it indeed seems like Dhoni's days in international cricket are numbered. Retirement might surely be in his mind but does his silence mean that he is looking for one last hurrah at the T20 World Cup?

Is Dhoni about to call it a day? His declining performance, absence from matches causes speculation
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Is Dhoni about to call it a day? His declining performance, absence from matches causes speculation

At what age will Dhoni retire? is a question most followers of the game are now asking. Or would it be more appropriate to ask him at what income he’ll consider hanging up his cricketing boots?

Yuzvendra Chahal: I was trying to hold back my tears when MS Dhoni got out in World Cup semi-finals
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Yuzvendra Chahal: I was trying to hold back my tears when MS Dhoni got out in World Cup semi-finals

Chasing 240, Chahal walked into bat after Dhoni fell in the 49th over against New Zealand in the rain-affected semi-final which India lost by 18 runs.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Teams clean up dressing rooms, bow to fans and sport traditional outfits to endear themselves to Japan
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Teams clean up dressing rooms, bow to fans and sport traditional outfits to endear themselves to Japan

From bowing deeply to the crowd after a game, to emerging from the team bus in full Japanese outfits, players have been getting into the swing of a Rugby World Cup with a distinctly "made in Japan" flavour.

Eoin Morgan interview: 'It wasn't hugely challenging to get players to buy-in to the aggressive brand of cricket'
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Eoin Morgan interview: 'It wasn't hugely challenging to get players to buy-in to the aggressive brand of cricket'

Firstpost sits down with England captain Eoin Morgan to understand how England's fearless approach came about, the challenges he faced while instilling this approach, what makes Jofra Archer special and more.

Mohammad Shahzad gets one-year suspension from all forms of cricket by Afghanistan Cricket Board for violating disciplinary rules
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Mohammad Shahzad gets one-year suspension from all forms of cricket by Afghanistan Cricket Board for violating disciplinary rules

Shahzad's contract was "suspended for indefinite period" for breaching the ACB Code of Conduct but the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday fixed the term of his suspension, which will now last one year

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi in Man vs Wild, Imran Khan on Kashmir, India's economic slowdown; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi in Man vs Wild, Imran Khan on Kashmir, India's economic slowdown; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi in Bear Grylls' Man vs Wild, Imran Khan's 'indignant' statements on Kashmir, need for meaningful transition policies amid economic slowdown; today's must-read stories.

MCC to review overthrow incident involving Ben Stokes and Martin Guptill from World Cup final in September
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MCC to review overthrow incident involving Ben Stokes and Martin Guptill from World Cup final in September

The overthrow rules drew MCC's attention after New Zealand were left to rue a fortuitous, last-over overthrow that went for four after getting a deflection off Stokes' bat, helping England take the match into Super Over and eventually lift the trophy via boundary count.

Vijay Shankar returns to action in TNPL after suffering injury during World Cup 2019
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Vijay Shankar returns to action in TNPL after suffering injury during World Cup 2019

Vijay Shankar made his TNPL debut in the fourth season, playing for former champions Chennai Super Gillies against Tuti Patriots in Tirunelveli.

South Africa sack coach Ottis Gibson after disastrous World Cup campaign; CSA to appoint football-style team manager to take charge
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South Africa sack coach Ottis Gibson after disastrous World Cup campaign; CSA to appoint football-style team manager to take charge

Ottis Gibson and his entire South African coaching team and management staff have lost their jobs, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced.

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.

Virat Kohli on setbacks: 'They have not only motivated me but also improved me as a person'
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Virat Kohli on setbacks: 'They have not only motivated me but also improved me as a person'

Talking about the World Cup disappointment, Virat Kohli said setbacks and failures have improved him as person.

Pakistan PM and former captain Imran Khan says he will develop 'best cricket team of world' for next ICC mega event
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Pakistan PM and former captain Imran Khan says he will develop 'best cricket team of world' for next ICC mega event

Pakistan could not make it to the semi-final round of the World Cup 2019 and remained on the fifth spot of league group points table.

Kiwi-born Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson nominated for New Zealander of the Year award after successful World Cup 2019 campaign
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Kiwi-born Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson nominated for New Zealander of the Year award after successful World Cup 2019 campaign

Stokes was born in New Zealand but moved to England with his family when he was 12. His father Gerard, who played rugby league for New Zealand, was then coaching in England.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 stats wrap: From England's batting might to Mitchell Starc's bowling wonder, all key numbers from tournament
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 stats wrap: From England's batting might to Mitchell Starc's bowling wonder, all key numbers from tournament

As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 comes to an end, we take a look at the keys stats and records from the tournament.

Firstpost's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Best XI: Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma make the cut, New Zealand ace misses out
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Firstpost's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Best XI: Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma make the cut, New Zealand ace misses out

As usual, the World Cup XI has a few obvious names and not-so-obvious ones. A batsman who scored 600 plus runs in the tournament misses out along with the best cricketer in the current generation.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand team's homecoming ceremony put on hold due to logistical issues
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand team's homecoming ceremony put on hold due to logistical issues

The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand cricket team has been put on hold as players are arriving in batches at different times.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No one lost final but there was crowned winner, says Kane Williamson after epic clash
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No one lost final but there was crowned winner, says Kane Williamson after epic clash

England clinched ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 trophy on boundary count rule after their final against New Zealand and the Super Over finished in ties.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England's director of cricket Ashley Giles dismisses 'extra run' row during final at Lord's
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England's director of cricket Ashley Giles dismisses 'extra run' row during final at Lord's

England director of cricket Ashley Giles has insisted he had no qualms about keeping the World Cup trophy after former leading umpire Simon Taufel said the hosts were mistakenly awarded an extra run during their nail-biting win over New Zealand in the final at Lord's.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand coach Gary Stead calls for review of rules after team's defeat in final
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand coach Gary Stead calls for review of rules after team's defeat in final

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has called for the Cricket World Cup's rules to be overhauled, labelling the showpiece final "hollow" after England defeated the Black Caps on a technicality.