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Rohit Sharma has been absolutely brilliant with his leadership: Pollard

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Rohit Sharma has been absolutely brilliant with his leadership: Pollard

Although the West Indies lost to the visiting India team, the former skipper said the experience gave his side an idea of what to do to move forward.

Despite baggage situation, Team India was magnanimous: Cricket West Indies President Rickey Skerritt

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Despite baggage situation, Team India was magnanimous: Cricket West Indies President Rickey Skerritt

The Caribbean cricket board has been engaged in rebuilding, reorganisation and strengthening relations with its counterparts. As global cricket expands, Cricket West Indies wants to ensure that development of the game is not lost. Rickey Skerritt speaks about the all that, how both boards handled the baggage crisis and more. 

Dravid and Kallis too brought something different to the game: Lara

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Dravid and Kallis too brought something different to the game: Lara

Despite retiring in 2007, Lara’s popularity is intact in the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, where he is the unofficial “Prince of Port of Spain”.

Coaching India will be huge, but Windies is priority: Monty Desai

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Coaching India will be huge, but Windies is priority: Monty Desai

West Indies has very good chance to win T20 series against India, says all-rounder Keemo Paul

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West Indies has very good chance to win T20 series against India, says all-rounder Keemo Paul

The high scoring rate by India’s openers may be enough to give the West Indian side a headache.

Dhawan is very Caribbean, can picture him in a maroon shirt, says Kyle Mayers

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Dhawan is very Caribbean, can picture him in a maroon shirt, says Kyle Mayers

The West Indian all-rounder also has a very refreshing take on Virat Kohli’s absence on this tour.

Not happy Kohli isn't part of the tour, says West Indies coach

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Not happy Kohli isn't part of the tour, says West Indies coach

Phil Simmons says he is a little bit disappointed because younger players would have loved to bowl against Kohli. He then exudes confidence that West Indies is now ready to face any team in the world.

‘Bazball' is an old concept, England are just packaging it better: Deep Dasgupta

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‘Bazball' is an old concept, England are just packaging it better: Deep Dasgupta

Earlier only one or two players in a team played this way and hence such a bold approach was not seen as the collective intent of the team, says the former India Test cricketer and commentator.

Kohli among India’s all-time top-5 batters but not among world’s best: Mushtaq Mohammed

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Kohli among India’s all-time top-5 batters but not among world’s best: Mushtaq Mohammed

Kohli must be trying to improve himself every time he plays. Once he finishes his career, a final assessment can be made, the Pakistani great said.

Kohli’s Virat Test

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Kohli’s Virat Test

A win or draw in the Edgbaston Test would give India a series win in England after 15 years, in what could be Kohli’s last game here. No one is sure if he will don whites again in England.

MP clinch maiden Ranji Trophy title | Is there any Bollywood director for a biopic on Chandrakant Pandit?

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MP clinch maiden Ranji Trophy title | Is there any Bollywood director for a biopic on Chandrakant Pandit?

It is a storyline which is perfectly made for a biopic on him as the former India wicketkeeper fulfilled his dream of lifting Ranji Trophy for Madhya Pradesh, this time as a coach.

After the IPL windfall at least, will BCCI give a bow to the billion cricket fans?

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After the IPL windfall at least, will BCCI give a bow to the billion cricket fans?

The board increased the monthly pensions of former cricketers and umpires in a ‘big welfare innings’. The BCCI should remember that the greatest reason for its astounding income is the unparalleled fan base of a billion loyal supporters -- it’s not the Jagmohan Dalmiyas or the Lalit Modis.

Is Rishabh Pant the future skipper?

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Is Rishabh Pant the future skipper?

Pant would need to take care that his batting form is not adversely affected by the new responsibility of leading the team. He would also need to constantly live with comparisons to Dhoni

Modi Govt @ 8 | It’s a good time to be a sportsperson in India

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Modi Govt @ 8 | It’s a good time to be a sportsperson in India

One of the biggest factors in the tectonic shift in the attitude of politicians and bureaucrats towards sportspersons has been Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal focus to make sportspersons heroes of today’s India 

IPL 2022: The Pandya-Nehra partnership

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IPL 2022: The Pandya-Nehra partnership

The Pandya-Nehra duo have got a dream start in this IPL but they must be aware that fortune and results often change dramatically in IPL one season after another

Why RCB’s rollercoaster journey is a reflection of life

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Why RCB’s rollercoaster journey is a reflection of life

So close and yet so far ― that’s been RCB’s journey till now for the elusive IPL trophy. Oddly, this reflects our lives too quite often. Yet, it’s this very fact that makes life's journey so exciting.

As an IPL player, you have to take wickets and get runs: GT’s David Miller

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As an IPL player, you have to take wickets and get runs: GT’s David Miller

Miller acknowledges that his success in this season of the cricket tournament is due to the full backing of his team.

India's latest T20 cricket squad is a story of comebacks

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India's latest T20 cricket squad is a story of comebacks

Dinesh Karthik, whose peak of career was coincided with the mighty Dhoni’s omnipresence for the last one and half decade, has seemingly defied all logic and has made a comeback to India’s T20 squad for a 5 match T20 series against South Africa next month.

Two new teams finishing as top-2 in the IPL league stage has been amazing, says LSG coach Vijay Dahiya

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Two new teams finishing as top-2 in the IPL league stage has been amazing, says LSG coach Vijay Dahiya

Former India wicket-keeper Vijay Dahiya speaks on the challenges of IPL coaching and nurturing young talent.

Obit | Andrew Symonds: Too fast to live, too young to die

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Obit | Andrew Symonds: Too fast to live, too young to die

Andrew Symonds was a gifted cricketer, who did not always live up to his promise. He had his faults, immaturities and indiscretions and that often made him a villain off the field. Now that he is gone, the world can be kinder to his personality

Will forcing sports broadcasters to share telecasts with DD reopen a can of worms?

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Will forcing sports broadcasters to share telecasts with DD reopen a can of worms?

There needs to be a fine balance between ensuring that the sports broadcaster gets a commercially appropriate fee for its television rights and also manages to reach a wider audience. 

IPL 2022 | I try to ensure that no one calls me coach: Dale Steyn

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IPL 2022 | I try to ensure that no one calls me coach: Dale Steyn

From playing table tennis with his wards to dining with them, Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Dale Steyn says he goes out of his way to connect with the team and communicate better.

I am not surprised at all with Umesh Yadav’s form says Southee

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I am not surprised at all with Umesh Yadav’s form says Southee

After having had a lackluster time in the previous editions of the IPL, Southee has asserted himself in this edition with a flurry of wickets in just three games.

Dhoni and Karthik have set the platforms for the young guys: Sam Billings

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Dhoni and Karthik have set the platforms for the young guys: Sam Billings

Billings was picked up by Delhi Daredevils in 2016 and then in 2018 CSK bought him for his base price of 1 crore. Billings also has an interesting back-ground story.

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