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Jimmy Neesham mocks Big Bash League’s new rule ‘X-factor’

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 10:52 PM IST

In order to encourage and reward positive, high-scoring cricket, Cricket Australia introduced three new rules in their upcoming Big Bash League in  Power Surge, X-factor Player and Bash Boost.

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Sachin Tendulkar shares with fans ‘special gift’ from Brian Lara and Chris Gayle

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 08:56 PM IST

Sachin plays the Caribbean steel drum gifted to him by Lara and Gayle on his retirement seven years ago.

RCB skipper Virat Kohli

Despite Kohli's appeal, RCB's Diwali wishes clip shows firecrackers; the franchise later clarifies

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 01:54 PM IST

The RCB skipper had shared a video on social media, urging everyone to not burst crackers and celebrate the festival with a 'simple Diya and sweets'.

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Virat Kohli is one of the most influential players in world cricket: Greg Chappell

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 01:00 PM IST

The 72-year-old Australian further pointed out that Kohli's interest to play Test cricket will be beneficial for the Indian side.

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KL Rahul is one of the best white-ball players at the moment: Nasser Hussain

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 09:47 AM IST

The Karnataka wicketkeeper-batsman scored 670 runs in 14 matches at an impressive average of 55.83 and bagged the Orange Cap this year.

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Will Kane Williamson be released ahead of IPL 2021? - SRH skipper David Warner responds to a fan

Cricket | Nov 16, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

Williamson finished this year's IPL season with  317 runs including a match-winning half-century against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Eliminator. 

Paul Van Meekeren

Dutch cricketer works as food delivery guy in COVID-19 times

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 10:33 PM IST

Paul Van Meekeren, who last played for the Netherlands against Zimbabwe in 2019, says he is ‘delivering Uber eats to get through the winter months’.

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Australia-India series: Watch R Ashwin bowl to Ajinkya Rahane at nets

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 08:24 PM IST

Ravichandran Ashwin, who is part of the Test squad, was seen bowling at the nets to Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane along with Ravindra Jadeja in 'Kangaroo land'.

Rohit Sharma led MI to fifth IPL title this year.

Time for Virat Kohli to step down as T20I captain and let Rohit Sharma take over: Nasser Hussain

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 04:47 PM IST

Rohit is the only cricketer to have lifted six IPL trophies -- 5 as a captain and 1 as a player when he was a part of the now-defunct Deccan Chargers.

SRH's Abdul Samad

Irfan Pathan told me that I am capable of playing for India one day: SRH youngster Abdul Samad

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 03:26 PM IST

Samad, hailing from Kashmir, scored 111 runs in this year's IPL at an average of 22 and an impressive strike-rate of over 170.

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Plane crashes 30 km away from Indian team's hotel in Australia

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 01:39 PM IST

The Australia tour, India's first international assignment post coronavirus hiatus, is set to start from November 27th with a three-match ODI series.

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IPL 2020 | Devdutt Padikkal reveals how he got a 'special' text message from AB de Villiers

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 12:13 PM IST

Padikkal also had a stellar domestic season, finishing as the highest run-getter in both the Vijay Hazare 50-over tournament and the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. 

Jasprit Bumrah

'Superstar' Bumrah will go down as one of India’s greatest in all three formats: Jason Gillespie

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

While representing India in 14 Tests, 64 ODIs and 50 T20Is, Bumrah has scalped over 200 international wickets.

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Ishan Kishan 'welcome addition' to the national squad if he can keep wickets: MSK Prasad

Cricket | Nov 15, 2020, 10:36 AM IST

The 22-year-old had a stellar IPL 2020 where he finished as MI's top run-getter, scoring 516 runs in the UAE at an impressive average of 57.33. 

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'It is giving me anxiety': Shahid Afridi trolled for his helmet during PSL 2020

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 05:42 PM IST

Shahid Afridi's unique helmet grill attracted trolls on Twitter as he appeared for the Multan Sultans in PSL 2020 on Saturday. 

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Watch: PSL sides Karachi Kings, Multan Sultans pay tribute to Dean Jones

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 04:50 PM IST

Dean Jones was earlier the coach of Karachi Kings and the players of both, Kings and Multan Sultans paid tribute to the late Australian cricketer.

Devdutt Padikkal in IPL 2020.

Gautam Gambhir one of my cricket idols, used to enjoy his batting: Devdutt Padikkal

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 04:39 PM IST

Padikkal finished ahead of Kohli and AB de Villiers in the list of highest run-getters for RCB this year.

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'Paid bigger price than anyone else' - Jason Gillespie backs Steve Smith's return to captaincy

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 03:59 PM IST

In Smith's truancy, Tim Paine was assigned the captaincy role in the traditional format while Aaron Finch led the limited-overs side.

Virat Kohli

Watch - Virat Kohli extends Diwali greetings, urges fans to not burst crackers

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 01:34 PM IST

Ahead of the birth of his first child, the Indian skipper has been granted paternity leave by the BCCI.

KXIP skipper KL Rahul.

IPL 2020 | Ajit Agarkar names his best XI of the season, doesn't pick KL Rahul as the opener

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

At the No.3 position, Agarkar preferred young Ishan Kishan, the second-highest run-scorer for MI this season, over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli.

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Yuvraj Singh recalls how he was left starstruck after seeing Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

Yuvraj and Tendulkar played together for India until the latter bid adieu to the sport in 2012.

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IPL 2020 | Devdutt Padikkal reveals the advice which he got from skipper Virat Kohli

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

The Karnataka lad also bagged the Emerging Player of the Season award. 

Tim Paine and Virat Kohli.

We love to hate Virat Kohli but we also love to watch him bat as fans: Tim Paine

Cricket | Nov 14, 2020, 08:55 AM IST

India are set to lock horns with Australia in the much-awaited Border Gavaskar Trophy starting from December 27, with the first of four Tests scheduled to be played in Adelaide.

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Virender Sehwag picks his five overseas flops of IPL 2020

Cricket | Nov 13, 2020, 09:10 PM IST

‘Kings XI Punjab’s 10 crore cheerleader’ Glenn Maxwell and ‘homemade pipe gun’ Dale Steyn top Sehwag's notorious bill.

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MS Dhoni may give CSK captaincy to Faf du Plessis, says Sanjay Bangar

Cricket | Nov 13, 2020, 08:19 PM IST

The former Indian batting coach feels the iconic cricketer may step down from the leader’s role and let the CSK transition happen under the South African skipper, who is currently the only choice for captaincy.

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Australia-India series: Rohit Sharma is only 70 per cent fit, says BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly

Cricket | Nov 13, 2020, 07:55 PM IST

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has clarified once again that Indian opener Rohit Sharma is not yet at his 100 per cent after the Mumbai Indians captain suffered a hamstring tear mid-October.

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Watch: Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara renew rivalry at golf course

Cricket | Nov 13, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

On Thursday, Sachin Tendulkar shared a picture with Brian Lara where the duo could be seen at a golf club.

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'Matter of great honour for BCCI to host T20 World Cup': Sourav Ganguly

Cricket | Nov 13, 2020, 09:43 AM IST

Ganguly also took to Twitter to post pictures from the launching event of 2021 T20 World Cup.

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Mumbai Indians' Krunal Pandya, returning from UAE, stopped at Mumbai Airport by DRI officials

Cricket | Nov 12, 2020, 08:51 PM IST

On his way back to India after IPL triumph with Mumbai Indians, Krunal Pandya was detained over suspicion of being in possession of undisclosed gold and other valuables, ANI reported.

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'Bola tha inki ganit weak hai': Rohit Sharma hilariously reacts to his odd-even ad ahead of IPL 2020

Cricket | Nov 12, 2020, 02:34 PM IST

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has hilariously reacted to the odd-even-year ad in terms of the franchise's IPL titles.

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Watch: Rohit Sharma addresses MI players, support staff after fifth IPL title

Cricket | Nov 12, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

Rohit Sharma addressed the MI players and support staff after the side beat Delhi Capitals in the final of IPL 2020.

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IPL 2020: Ashwin reveals Virat Kohli and Ricky Ponting were involved in heated discussion

Cricket | Nov 12, 2020, 10:09 AM IST

Delhi Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed his side's coach Ricky Ponting and RCB captain Virat Kohli were involved in a heated altercation.

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India TV's team of IPL 2020: KL Rahul leads the star-studded lineup

Cricket | Nov 12, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

India TV's Sports team picked 12 names to form the Team of the Tournament while keeping the overseas rule in mind which led to many noteworthy names not finding a place among the XII.

AB de Villiers

Mumbai Indians best team this year, without doubt, says AB de Villiers

Cricket | Nov 11, 2020, 10:24 PM IST

MI beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets to win a second consecutive IPL title at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit to join Indian squad in Australia only before Test series, Saha part of touring group

Cricket | Nov 11, 2020, 10:20 PM IST

Ishant Sharma, who had suffered an abdominal muscle tear during IPL 2020, will reach Australia before the Test series. He is presently at the NCA undergoing rehab. 

Team India

Team India is back: Virat Kohli and men reunite ahead of departure for tour of Australia

Cricket | Nov 11, 2020, 09:54 PM IST

All the players are in Dubai, which hosted the IPL 2020 final, and will leave for Sydney where they are scheduled to arrive on November 12. They will quarantine in Sydney before the start of the ODI series.