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It could probably be my last WT20: Mithali Raj after India’s win over Pakistan


New Delhi: Indian batswoman Mithali Raj has said that the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 might very well end up as her final appearance in the WT20 format after India’s seven-wicket win against Pakistan on Sunday. “Well, I see that representing the country is the biggest motivation and inspiration no matter how many years you spend there wearing the India colours,” said Raj following ...

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Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah remain on top of ICC ODI rankings


Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah retained top positions respectively in the latest ICC ODI rankings published on Tuesday. With 899 points, Kohli retained the pole position while vice-captain Rohit Sharma remained at the second spot in the rankings. Rohit’s opening partner Shikhar Dhawan has also improved his ranking and has become the third Indian in the ...

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Rupee recovers 29 paise to 72.60 against dollar in early trade

New Indian Rupees Currency with a Key

Mumbai: The rupee recovered by 29 paise to 72.60 against the US currency in early trade Tuesday, owing to easing global crude oil prices and better-than-expected macro-economic data on the domestic front. Besides, fund inflows by foreign investors and the US dollar’s weakness against some currencies overseas also supported the domestic unit, dealers said. At the Interbank forex market, the rupee ...

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Sourav Ganguly backs Wriddhiman Saha, says best stumper in last five-six years


New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper to have played for the country in last five-six years. Saha, 34, has been India`s first choice stumper for Tests since Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from the format in December 2014. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation for his shoulder surgery and last played international cricket ...

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BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry ready to assist probe panel


New Delhi: BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry has become the first high profile office bearer to have written to the independent probe panel, offering to assist them in the alleged sexual harassment case against CEO Rahul Johri. The three-member probe panel had given a deadline of November 9 for anyone wanting to assist the committee in the probe against Johri to email ...

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Smith, Warner play together for first time since ban


Melbourne: At a time when the demand of slashing their bans are gaining winds, David Warner shared the field with Steve Smith for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal, but he didn’t last long as Steve Waugh’s son claimed his wicket. The two appeared for their respective Sydney club teams in a game at Coogee Oval also featuring Shane Watson ...

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Cash-strapped Pakistan’s Hockey World Cup participation in doubt


Karachi: Pakistan’s chances of participating in the Hockey World Cup received another blow after the country’s cricket board, PCB, turned down a request for financial aid to send the national team for the mega event in India beginning November 28. Pakistan Hockey Federation had sought a loan from the PCB to send the team to Bhubaneswar and clear the outstanding ...

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