Month: January 2020

6:20 PM GMT Nagraj Gollapudi Close News editor, ESPNcricinfo Nagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo Vishal Dikshit In a heartfelt tribute to Bapu Nadkarni, who died on Friday aged 86, Sunil Gavaskar has hailed the former India allrounder’s attitude and cricketing acumen. Gavaskar was in Rajkot, as part of the commentators’ panel for the
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© Getty Images Mushfiqur Rahim has told Bangladesh chief selector Minhajul Abedin that he will not be travelling to Pakistan for the T20Is that start on January 24. Abedin told news agency AFP: “Mushfiqur rang me today to inform me that he will not go to Pakistan. We are now awaiting his formal letter. Once
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8:56 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff MS Dhoni is missing from BCCI’s annual retainers’ list for 2019-20. Dhoni, who had been awarded a Grade A contract, the second-most lucrative retainer, in 2019, has not played a single professional game since the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand last year. India coach Ravi Shastri, though, stressed that
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12:36 PM GMT Vishal Dikshit in Rajkot Adam Zampa wouldn’t have imagined dismissing Virat Kohli in Mumbai – for the fourth time in ODIs – would be the talk of the town even in Rajkot. As he arrived for the pre-match press conference on Thursday, everyone wanted to know his approach and mindset while bowling
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Jan 15, 2020 ESPNcricinfo staff R Ashwin will join Yorkshire for most of this year’s County Championship season. The club said 33-year-old Ashwin would become their “frontline overseas spinner” playing at least eight Championship matches once his IPL commitments with Delhi Capitals end and following a seven-day break immediately afterwards, requested by the BCCI. He
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3:56 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Allrounder Sophie Devine is set to lead New Zealand at the Women’s T20 World Cup, having been named captain on Thursday. Devine takes over indefinitely from Amy Satterthwaite, who recently gave birth to her first child. Devine’s first assignment as full-time New Zealand captain will be the three ODIs and
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8:22 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff India captain Virat Kohli has said that he will rethink his batting at No.4 after another failure at that position in the side’s ten-wicket defeat in the ODI series opener against Australia in Mumbai on Tuesday. There has been plenty of chatter around India’s top-order combination, with the return of
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