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3:00 AM ET India opt to bowl v West Indies (43 overs a side) A shortened game, together with a fresh pitch, was the primary reason why India captain Virat Kohli chose to field in the opening ODI against West Indies in Providence. The plan for India, according to Kohli at the toss, was to
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6:50 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Rahul Dravid is the latest big-name Indian cricketer to be served a notice by the BCCI’s ethics officer for conflict of interest. This was in response to a complaint which pointed out that Dravid was both National Cricket Academy director – as well as coach of the India Under-19 and
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Sourav Ganguly rings the bell © BCCI Sourav Ganguly is “definitely interested” in becoming India’s coach, but not right now. The former captain said that his plate was full with current commitments, but once those were done, he would certainly put forward his candidature for the post. “Definitely, I’m interested but not at this point
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture One of the things Virat Kohli spoke about in his press conference before leaving India was the opportunity the cricket calendar – with three forms of the game – afforded in getting over defeats that sting. India have had almost a month to lick their wounds after the loss against
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7:14 AM ET Varun Shetty We’ve seen how the BCCI arrived at the decision to suspend Prithvi Shaw after being tested positive for a banned substance called terbutaline. We’ve also heard from the anti-doping manager about the processes involved in educating the players about anti-doping. But what exactly does terbutaline do to an athlete, and
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10:30 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India Test opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended until November 15, 2019 for a doping violation. A BCCI release said Shaw had “inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups.” Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing programme during
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2:55 PM ET The BCCI has suspended Test opener Prithvi Shaw for taking a banned substance Terbutaline under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code. The suspension is backdated from the day of the collection of the urine sample, from February 22 this year, and will expire on November 15. Let us look at how the
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12:19 PM ET Does the Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which will pick the head coach for the Indian men’s team, suffer from conflict of interest? This question has been posed both internally within the BCCI as well as through an external complainant. Justice DK Jain, the ombudsman-cum-ethics officer of the board, has been
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10:41 AM ET Vishal Dikshit in Mumbai India captain Virat Kohli is “baffled” about media reports that have surfaced recently about fights or rifts between him and ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma. Kohli also said it was “absolutely ridiculous” and “disrespectful” to bring players’ personal lives into the picture when the team’s focus has been on
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