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2:55 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Kolkata Knight Riders’ IPL campaign next year will have a new think-tank after the management announced changes to the franchise’s coaching set-up. The two-time IPL champions parted ways with head coach Jacques Kallis and assistant coach Simon Katich on Sunday, the former ending a nine-year relationship – as player and
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11:06 AM ET “Baffling.” That was the word former India captain Sunil Gavaskar used to express his disappointment with the Indian team management’s decisions ahead of, and during, their World Cup 2019 campaign. India had topped the league stage of the tournament, but lost by 18 runs against fourth-placed New Zealand in a thrilling semi-final.
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5:03 AM ET Middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has communicated his decision to retire from all forms of cricket, two months after being controversially left out of India’s World Cup squad. “I would like to bring to your kind notice that I have come to decision to step away from the sport and retire from all
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12:12 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Smriti Mandhana, the star performer in Western Storm’s ride to the Kia Super League semi-final in 2018, will rejoin the team for the upcoming 2019 season, alongside India team-mate Deepti Sharma. Mandhana, the 22-year-old opener, topped the KSL batting charts last year with 421 runs at an average of 60.14
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4:27 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Vijay Shankar‘s World Cup is over. The news was confirmed by the BCCI on Monday, a day after he missed the England clash at Edgbaston because of a toe injury. Mayank Agarwal is set to fly out as his replacement and will join the squad later this week. India have
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12:09 PM ET “He’s been doing the same thing for as long as I can remember, since the time he started playing cricket. This is what he’s been doing, performing consistently. No matter what conditions, what wicket conditions, who the bowlers are, he always finds a way to get runs, always finds a way to
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Jun 14, 2019 Annesha Ghosh Deepti Sharma has become the latest Indian to join the Kia Super League, signing up for the upcoming season with Western Storm, who had Smriti Mandhana in their ranks last season. ESPNcricinfo understands that Lancashire Thunder, who had recruited India T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur last season, had also expressed interest
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9:31 PM ET An hour before the match on Saturday, Jasprit Bumrah was bowling at the spring rubber stumps on one of the practice strips. There was no batsman, the stumps his only target. Bumrah was practising the yorkers. One of the first balls he delivered pitched inches in front of the leg stump and
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