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Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin ruled out of 2nd Test match against Australia


PERTH: Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma have been ruled out of the second cricket Test against Australia starting on Friday in Perth. The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) also said that teenage opener Prithvi Shaw is recovering well from his left ankle injury but still undergoing treatment and is unavailable for selection. Pacer Umesh Yadav, all-rounders Hanuma ...

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Following captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s support, Ramesh Powar re-applies for women’s coach job


Ramesh Powar, whose controversial tenure as women’s coach ended on November 30, on Tuesday reapplied for the job after receiving strong support from T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur and her deputy Smriti Mandhana. The 40-year-old former India spinner confirmed to PTI that he has applied. “Yes, I have applied this evening because Smriti (Mandhana), Harmanpreet (Kaur) have supported me and I ...

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Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad named in panel to select women’s cricket team coach


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the panel which had been appointed to conduct the interviews of eligible candidates for the post of head coach for the national women’s team. It comprises of legendary cricketers Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy with interviews all set to be conducted on December 20th at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.  “The panel ...

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Great day for India: Arun Jaitley on extradition order against Vijay Mallya


New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hailed a UK court’s order for the extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. London’s Westminster Magistrates’s Court ordered that Mallya should be extradited to India – a decision seen as a shot in the arm for the Centre’s fight against corruption. “Great day for India. Now one who cheats India will ...

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It is frustrating, not a perfect system: Tim Paine questions DRS


Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has questioned the Decision Review System (DRS), saying it has been “frustrating” to deal with the technology that is “not a perfect system”. Australia endured some frustrating moments during their 31-run loss to India in first Test at the Adelaide Oval when a few decisions went against the hosts after reviewing the umpires calls. Umpire ...

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