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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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4:36 PM ET With a total of just 224 to defend Virat Kohli admitted the dressing had “doubts” about what would happen. The India captain was also honest about their batting not going to according to plan because some of his men had played “horizontal” bat shots on a pitch that demanded they play straight.
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12:17 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Yuvraj Singh, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket and the IPL, has been signed up by the Toronto Nationals for the 2019 season of Global T20 Canada. During his retirement announcement, Yuvraj had indicated his desire to play in overseas T20 leagues, and said that he would seek
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  shares Rasikh Salam lets rip © BCCI Rasikh Salam, the Jammu and Kashmir youngster who represented Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019, has been banned for two years “following a discrepancy – submission of faulty birth certificate to BCCI”, the Indian board announced via a press statement on Wednesday. Right-arm medium pacer Salam, born on
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3:00 AM ET India 336 for 5 (Rohit 140, Kohli 77, Rahul 57, Amir 3-47) beat Pakistan 212 for 6 (Fakhar 62, Kuldeep 2-32) by 89 runs by the DSL methodAs it happened Seven-nil. On its biggest stage, cricket’s most fraught rivalry really hasn’t lived up to its billing. None of the six previous World
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3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Sri Lanka A 260 for 3 (Dickwella 111, Cooray 65, Shreyas 3-49) beat India A 259 (Gaikwad 74, Dananjaya 3-51) by seven wickets Niroshan Dickwella‘s ninth List A century and his 165-run opening partnership with Sangeeth Cooray set Sri Lanka A on the track for a seven-wicket win against India
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8:57 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Shikhar Dhawan‘s fractured left hand will be assessed after 10-12 days and India captain Virat Kohli hopes the batsman’s positive mindset will help his recovery. Dhawan was injured in the match against Australia played on June 9, during which he scored a century, and therefore the earliest he will go
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3:00 AM ET Big Picture Well, we won’t be seeing a repeat of that warm-up game. For one, the weather’s being a pest. The UK Met Office predicts at least 50% chance of rain in Nottingham on Thursday. But just for a moment, let’s dare to dream. We know Trent Bridge no longer entertains outlandish
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