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Darkest Day Of My Life: Mithali Raj

The controversy over dropping Mithali Raj for the World T20 Semi Final against England is getting bigger day-by-day. Coach Ramesh Power alleged Mithali Raj has threatened retirement over batting position, threw tantrums and created chaos during the World T20. In reply, Mithali Raj said: ‘It’s the darkest day of my life. I’m deeply saddened & hurt by the aspersions cast on me. My commitment to the game & 20yrs of playing for my country.The hard work, sweat, in vain. Today, my patriotism doubted, my skill set questioned & all the mud slinging – it’s the darkest day of my life. ...

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Dwayne Bravo Announces Retirement From International Cricket !

West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo has called time on his international career. He will however continue to play franchise T20 cricket across the world. The 35-year-old made his debut in 2004, and played 40 Tests, 164 ODIs and 66 T20Is, although his last international appearance was more than two years ago, in a T20I against Pakistan in September 2016. In a statement released to the media, Bravo said, “Today I want to confirm to the cricket world that I have officially retired from international cricket in all formats of the game. After 14 years when I made my debut for ...

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India vs West Indies 2nd ODI: Virat Kohli obliterates record but match ends in a tie

Run-machine Virat Kohli sprinted to fastest 10,000 ODI runs but the Windies stole a tie from India with Shai Hope’s gutsy hundred in an exhilarating second One-Day International on Wednesday. India notched up 321 for six, while the Windies, needing 14 runs in the final over and five off the last ball, levelled the score with Hope (123 not out) cutting Umesh Yadav for a boundary. Besides Hope’s ton, there was also Shimron Hetmyer’s 94-run blitzkrieg. Kuldeep Yadav showed his worth again with three wickets. Opting to bat, Kohli fired 157 off 129 balls, while Ambati Rayudu, who is seen ...

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Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintain top spots in latest ICC ODI rankings!

India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammate Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively. Kohli remained at the first place in the batsman’s chart with 884 points and is followed by his deputy Rohit Sharma, who has 842 ranking points. Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is placed fifth in the list carrying 802 points. Coming to the bowling rankings, pacer Bumrah has 797 points to his name and leads the list. The death-over specialist is followed by young Afghanistan sensation Rashid Khan, who has 788 points, while Indian chinaman Kuldeep Yadav ...

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EC announces bye-polls in Karnataka on November 3!

By-elections to three Lok Sabha and two legislative assembly constituencies will be held in Karnataka on November 3 to fill vacancies, Election Commission said on Saturday. The counting of votes is on November 6. “Bye-elections will be held on November 3 in the Lok Sabha constituencies of Shimoga, Bellary (ST) and Mandya and assembly seats of Ramanagaram and Jamkhandi,” said Election Commission Principal Secretary Sumit Mukherjee in a statement from New Delhi. The vacancies in the three parliamentary seats were caused due to the resignation of BJP members B.S. Yeddyurappa from Shimoga in Malnad region and B. Sriramulu from Bellary ...

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Ind vs WI 1st Test: India win first Test by an innings and 272 runs; lead series 1-0

A dominant India outclassed West Indies by an innings and 272 runs on Day three of the first Test here on Saturday.The hosts are now one win away from clinching the two-match series and lead 1-0. It was Virat Kohli’s men all the way, right from the start up until the end. After having dismissed the West indies earlier for 181 runs, the visitors were enforced a follow-on, and they suffered a similar start. The only positive for the West indies was a knock of 83 runs by Kieran Powell. Kuldeep Yadav was the star for India in the Windies’ ...

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India vs West Indies 1st Test : Kohli hits 24th Test century

Indian skipper Virat Kohli brings up his 24th Test century, his fourth in 2018 and 17th as a captain. Rishabh Pant falls short of his second-Test century. He attempts to smash Devendra Bishoo’s tossed up delivery over the leg side but ends up edging a catch to K Paul at point. Rishabh Pant 92 (84).

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Ind vs WI 1st Test: Prithvi Shaw Stars As India Pile Up 364/4 At Stumps On Day 1

India piled up 364 runs for the loss of four wickets on Day 1 of the 1st Test against West Indies at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot on Thursday. Follow the Highlights from Day 1: The Day 1 belonged to 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw. He broke records and joined several elite clubs on his way to a remarkable Test century on debut. Shaw scored 134 runs off 154 balls to become the youngest Indian and the fourth overall to hit a century on Test debut. The Mumbaikar also shared a 206-run with Cheteshwar Pujara (86) for the second-wicket, steering India ...

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Prithvi Shaw scores maiden Test century on debut!

Young India cricketer Prithvi Shaw has made a quick positive impact on his Test debut, having already scored his maiden century. Prithvi, who was favoured over Shikhar Dhawan for the ongoing Tests against West Indies, broke numerous records and achievements. Prithvi, at 18 years and 329 days, became the second youngest to open the batting for India on Test debut. Only Vijay Mehra is ahead of him, who achieved the same when he was 17 years and 265 days. The teenager also scored the fourth-fastest fifty by an Indian on Test debut. The Mumbai lad reached the milestone in just ...

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Sachin Tendulkar God But MS Dhoni King Of Cricket: Hong Kong off-spinner Ehsan Khan

Hong Kong off-spinner Ehsan Khan’s dream came true when he dismissed veteran Indian batsman MS Dhoni in the group stage clash of the Asia Cup 2018. Ehsan Khan managed to dismiss MS Dhoni for a duck in the match which India went on to win by 26 runs. Ehsan Khan recently opened up about his future plans of writing a book and regarded MS Dhoni as the ‘king of cricket.’ He also said the main chapter in his book will be on the former Indian captain. “If Sachin is God then Dhoni is the ‘King of cricket’. I have plans ...

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