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Conflict issue: Here’s what Ganguly & Co suggested to BCCI

‘Maybe we could have a scenario wherein if a player has a short-term contract like the IPL, maybe he can be allowed to do commentary after the IPL is over.’ Conflict of Interest was once again the talking point as a few former and current India players, including ex-captain Sourav Ganguly, Irfan Pathan, Ajit Agarkar, […]

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WATCH: The Indian who runs 100m in 11 seconds

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asked 24-year-old Rameshwar Singh to be brought to him so that he could get him enrolled in a coaching institute. Acting on BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s request, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijijuon Saturday assured support to Rameshwar Singh, an unknown man from Madhya Pradesh, whose video of him running 100 […]

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I didn’t announce any retirement: Gayle

West Indies’ third one-dayer against India in Port of Spain appeared to be the last international match for Chris Gayle but the ‘Universe Boss’ has suggested after the game that he has not yet retired. The 39-year-old Gayle played the third ODI, which India won by six wickets under the D/L method, on Wednesday with […]

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Quinton de Kock to lead South Africa in T20s

Faf du Plessis out of shorter format, but in charge of Tests Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday named South Africa’s new Twenty20 skipper for the three-match series against India in September, which will not feature former captain Faf du Plessis in the squad. However, du Plessis will continue to lead South Africa in the […]

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Tennis: Kyrgios fights off injury to win Citi Open

Nick Kyrgios overcame early back spasms to get the better of Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in a pair of tiebreakers and win the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday. The Australian won 7-6(6), 7-6(4) over a frustrated World No 9 Medvedev for his sixth career ATP Tour victory. Kyrgios did not face a single break point […]

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I didn’t know if I was going to play cricket again: Smith

‘I lost a bit of love for the game.’ ‘I have never had those feelings before, fortunately that love has come back.’ A hostile crowd and an Australia team in dire straits spurred Steve Smith to score one of the most memorable Ashes centuries as he made his Test comeback against England on Thursday after […]

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PIX: English fans give sandpaper send-off to Warner, Bancroft

English crowd, on Thursday, celebrated Australia opener David Warner’s dismissal, waving sandpapers at him on day one of the first Ashes Test, in Birmingham, at Edgbaston.  Warner got leg-before off Stuart Broad for just two runs. The wicket triggered the prepared spectators who stood up and waved sandpapers at Warner as he walked off the […]