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India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Live Streaming: When and where to watch

After clinching the ODI series 2-1, Shikhar Dhawan-led team India shifts focus to the T20I series against Sri Lanka which begins on Sunday. The 3-match series will be the final set of games India will play before participating in the T20 World Cup which will be played in the UAE in October 2021. India’s bench…

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Pooran and Holder lead West Indies to win over Australia

The West Indies cruised to a four-wicket win with 12 overs remaining against Australia in Bridgetown on Saturday to claim the second one-day international (ODI) between the nations and level up the series. Nicholas Pooran and Jason Holder shared a 93-run partnership for the sixth wicket to effectively seal the win for the West Indies…

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Shastri says isolation 'frustrating' after fully vaccinated Bharat Arun returns

In the past few weeks, some Indian team players and coaches had to isolate due as they were in contact with throwdown specialist-cum-masseur Dayanand Garani, who had tested positive for Covid-19. Rishabh Pant had also tested positive on July 8 and had to isolate for 10 days as per UK Health protocols. India bowling coach…

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'You feel like applauding': Chopra names the ‘phenomenal’ batsman of Team India

Young opener Prithvi Shaw justified his selection for the Sri Lanka tour with knock he played in the ODIs. The Mumbai batsman scored 105 runs in three matches, averaging 35. He showcased fearless batting against the Lankan pace attack and provided good starts. However, the youngster failed to convert those startling starts into fifty or…

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Shikhar Dhawan comments on India's team combination for 1st Sri Lanka T20I

India may have pocketed the ODI series 2-1, but ahead of a fresh T20I series that starts on Sunday, Shikhar Dhawan is not leaving anything to chance. The India captain has made it clear that his team will field their best XI, which means there will be no room for too many surprises for the…

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'It's like asking Jayasuriya to open and score at run-a-ball': Murali on Pandya

Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan has backed Hardik Pandya despite his lackluster performance in the three ODI series, saying the India all-rounder’s caliber is such that had he been the captain of a team, Pandya would have definitely made it to his XI. Calling Pandya a special player, Muralitharan feels that he may not be…

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The Hundred: Rodrigues smashes 92* off 43 balls to win it for Superchargers

Star India batter Jemimah Rodrigues roared back to form with a superb unbeaten 92 off 43 balls to power Northern Superchargers to a six-wicket victory over Welsh Fire in the fourth match of ‘The Hundred’ on Saturday. Rodrigues hit an astounding 17 boundaries and a six as Superchargers chased down a target of 131 in…

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West Indies-Australia ODI series to resume after squads cleared of virus

The West Indies-Australia one-day international series will resume on Saturday after the second match was postponed on Thursday because of the coronavirus. The second ODI at Kensington Oval was suspended after Australia won the toss when an unnamed non-playing member of the West Indies squad tested positive. But negative tests came from all 152 people…

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I'm over here to make my place stronger for World Cup contendership: Dhawan

With the T20 World Cup less than three months away, as the race for the opener’s spot gains intensity, India captain Shikhar Dhawan has made it clear that he is targeting a place in India’s WC squad for the global ICC event. Despite decent form in the shortest format, Dhawan may still not be India’s…

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India debutants again ready to roll, this time in Sri Lanka

India has made it a habit of throwing debutants in the deep end. It has happened consistently for the past year since cricket resumed after the pandemic-forced lockdown and seldom has anyone drowned. On Friday in Colombo, India handed ODI caps to five players – Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gowtham, Rahul Chahar and Chetan…

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Saha, Easwaran and bowling coach Bharat Arun rejoin India Test squad in Durham

Bowling coach Bharat Arun, along with wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran reunited with the rest of the Indian team on Saturday after completing their isolation period. The trio, who had come in close contact of assistant bowler Dayanand Garani – who had tested positive for Covid-19 on July 14 – had to spend…

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India Predicted XI: Padikkal set for debut in 1st T20I against Sri Lanka

Now that the ODI series is in the bag, India are expected to go back to the drawing board as they look for a fresh start in the T20I series. If there is one thing India have realised from the three 50-overs matches, it is that Sri Lanka may not be a team it was,…

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Mohammed Shami bowls fiery deliveries in nets ahead of England Tests: WATCH

The first Test against England is almost 2 weeks away and the Indian players are leaving no stones unturned to prepare themselves. A majority of them recently participated in a 3-day practice game against a County Select XI which ended in a draw. With a few days to go for the series to begin, ace…

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'He may no longer get a chance in ODIs': Sehwag names Ind's 'big disappointment'

The three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka proved to be a success for India. Although they lost the final ODI by three wickets, the fact that they took the series 2-1 with some prolific performances from youngsters was the biggest gain for Shikhar Dhawan’s young team. If in the first ODI, the batting clicked as…

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‘Want to match the consistency that this team has’: Nagwaswalla

Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team is gearing up for the much-awaited 5-match Test series against England, which begins from August 4 in Nottingham. The players have begun preparing for the tour. The majority of them also participated in a 3-day warm-up game against a County Select XI and produced some…

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Indian cricketers laud Mirabai Chanu for winning silver in Tokyo Olympics

The Indian cricketing fraternity was in awe of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu who gave India their first medal in the Tokyo Olympics by bagging silver in the women’s 49 kg category. Current and former India cricketers like Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Wasim Jaffer took to…

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Ramiz Raja lauds India’s decision of handing debuts to 5 players

Former Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja lauded Team India’s decision of handing debuts to five uncapped players in the third ODI against Sri Lanka on Friday in Colombo. The likes of Nitish Rana, Sanju Samson, Chetan Sakariya, Rahul Chahar and Krishnappa Gowtham made their international debuts against Sri Lanka. But Team India couldn’t rip out positive…

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Suryakumar, Prithvi Shaw, Jayant Yadav going to England as replacements: Report

Suryakumar Yadav has received his maiden Test team call-up and he along with opener Prithvi Shaw and off-spinner all-rounder Jayant Yadav will be flying to England as replacements sought by the team management after three players were ruled out due to injury. Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar and Avesh Khan have been forced out from the…