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Naseem Shah set to miss World Cup in India, reveals primary shoulder injury scan: Report
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The right shoulder injury that he suffered during the two-day marathon match against India in the Super 4 stage first ruled him out of the Asia Cup and now has made him unavailable for the World Cup. Naseem Shah might not be seen in action for a year, as per a report on the ESPNcricinfo website.
'Ex-WFI chief not exonerated by oversight committee', Delhi police tell court
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The police made the submission before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Harjeet Singh Jaspal of Rouse Avenue Court.  “Singh was not exonerated by the oversight committee. The committee had given recommendations, and not a decision. Nowhere has it been stated that these allegations are not substantiated or are false,” special public prosecutor Atul Srivastava told the court.
Premier League: Wolves shock Manchester United 3-1; City beat West Ham, go top
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Manchester United started with a formidable attack and saw some close shots at the start of the game, but failed to score at the Old Trafford. They then conceded the opening goal in the 20th minute of the game ex-United striker Danny Welbeck rattled the defense and went through the back of the net to score the first goal of the game.
Asia Cup 2023: Axar ruled out with injury, Washington Sundar comes in for final against Sri Lanka
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Axar Patel suffered a left quadriceps strain during India's Super Four match against Bangladesh on Friday. India slumped to a narrow, six-run defeat in their final Super 4 stage match.
They don’t play fearless cricket enough, says Simon Doull on India failing in ICC events
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Talking to Sky Sports, Simon Doull said, “Fearless cricket is their issue. They don’t play fearless cricket enough. They play statistics-driven cricket, and they are too worried about their stats too often. And to me, that is the one area I am concerned about their batting side."
Asian Games: Akash Deep, Pooja Vastrakar picked as replacements in men's, women's cricket squads
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Akash Deep has been included in the men's team while Pooja Vastrakar comes into the women's squad, the BCCI informed on Saturday.
Davis Cup: Sasikumar Mukund retires with cramps as India lose first singles to Morocco
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The Chennai-born Sasikumar, hampered by severe cramps, retired from the match against Yassine Dlimi, with the score reading 7-6(4), 5-7, 1-4 in his opponent's favour.
Babar, Shaheen get into a verbal spat after Pakistan's Asia Cup exit: Report
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According to reports, both players indulged in a heated exchange of words after Babar’s comment ‘Players are not playing responsibly’ during the post-match presentation after the shocking last-over defeat on Thursday, knocked Pakistan out of the tournament.
Asia Cup 2023: Gill’s class, his timing, his form, is very important at the top of the order, says Hayden
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On a tough pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium where very few of his teammates clicked with the bat, Gill stood tall against Bangladesh’s four-man spin attack to hit a sparkling 121 off 133 balls. He used his feet and crease well and was reliant on strike rotation too while hitting eight fours and five sixes, though it went in vain as India lost by six runs.
'Anyone' can win the World Cup, India need to be 'best at every moment': Rohit Sharma
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The stylish opener also said the Men In Blue need to be the "best" in the business to leave all "strong" teams behind in the quest for the World Cup trophy. The ODI World Cup has once again returned to India after a gap of 12 years and will start on October 5.
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