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Virat Kohli rested for final 2 ODIs, T20I series against New Zealand


New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced their decision to rest skipper Virat Kohli for the fourth and fifth ODI against New Zealand  as well as the upcoming T20I series against the same opposition. The decision was taken after considering Kohli’s workload in the last few months, as well as the need to get adequate ...

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Virat Kohli scripts history, makes clean sweep of ICC awards


Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the Intenational Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year, the Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. Not only is Kohli the first player to win these three major ICC ...

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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams beats World No.1 Simona Halep to reach quarters


Serena Williams, who is currently ranked 16th in the world rankings, defeated world no.1 Simona Halep 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Monday. The U.S Tennis star who missed the tournament last year, following the birth of her daughter, seemed to be in brilliant form as Halep struggled to match the intensity ...

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Cricket a special part of my life but not the priority: Virat Kohli

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli has established himself as one of the world’s greatest batsmen in the modern-day cricket. Known for his committment and hardwork on the field, Kohli has been breaking records constantly and it seems that there is no turning back for the 30-year-old. Having enjoyed a record-breaking 2018 year, Kohli continued his good form in this year as ...

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Uncapped Kurtis Patterson earns late Australia call-up for Sri Lanka Tests


Uncapped batsman Kurtis Patterson has earned a late call-up in the 14-member Australian squad for the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, beginning January 24 at the Gabba, Brisbane. Patterson has been added in the national side on the back of his twin centuries for Cricket Australia XI during their warm-up match against the visitors over the weekend. The 25-year-old ...

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#10YearChallenge: After ICC’s tribute, BCCI lauds ‘captain cool’ MS Dhoni’s might

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday joined the extremely popular #10YearChallenge, hailing Indian wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s might, shortly after the International Cricket Council (ICC) paid tribute to the cricketer. Dhoni recently contributed with a match-winning knock in India’s six-wicket win against Australia, in the second ODI of the three-match series between the two nations on Tuesday. ...

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Dhoni knows how to play according to the situation: Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie


Mahendra Singh Dhoni knows how to pace his innings according to varied match situations which still makes him an asset for India, said former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie. Dhoni has started the year in style, scoring two half-centuries in successive ODIs as he rolled back time to finish the Adelaide ODI to level the three-match series 1-1. “India have ...

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