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Ind vs WI: 'I don't feel odd, have heard it for 10 years', Shikhar not bothered by his criticism
The 36-year old, who is now only considered for India's ODI team, made scores of 1, 9 and 31 not out, during the recently concluded three 50-over matches in England. His failure to score big coincided with India's top-order struggles, something that the full-time captain Rohit Sharma highlighted as an area to work on, after India's 2-1 series win over England.
CLOSE-IN: Cricket will be a T20 affair
The game may have very few countries battling for supremacy due to the high standards that were set over time but, it is one sport that is played even in the remotest parts of the world. Wisden had published a wonderful book written by Charles Connelly called "Elk stopped Play", which embodied the magic and appeal of the game of cricket.
Asia Cup moved to the UAE; India to host South Africa, Australia in Sep, Oct
Asia Cup, is set to be played from August 27 to September 11, in the T20 format, this year. During the lengthy meeting, the BCCI also finalised the venues for the bilateral games to be played in India in September and October, when South Africa and Australia visit the country for a series of white-ball games, a Cricbuzz report said.
Pujara hits 231, Saini takes five as Indians shine in County cricket
Pujara got his name etched in the Sussex history books as he compiled a brilliant 231 as it helped them post a massive 523 in their first innings against Middlesex at Lord's on Wednesday. Right-arm fast Saini made a sparkling debut for Kent against Warwickshire on Wednesday taking 5-72 at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Playing all three formats is unsustainable, mentally and physically: Ian Bishop
ODI retirement of England Test skipper and all-rounder Ben Stokes has raised questions over whether players will start to feature in specific formats of the game in the future. Ian Bishop, the former West Indies pacer turned commentator, explained how players featuring in all three formats of the game is becoming unsustainable from a mental and physical perspective.
Harbhajan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Lendl Simmons, Ramdin to play in Legends League Cricket
India's most successful off-spinner, Harbhajan -- popularly known as Bhajji == is a legend of his times and getting into fierce rivalries with top batsmen was one of his likings. Harbhajan's professional rivalry on the pitch with Australia has provided him the some of the best moments in his career. Besides Harbhajan, Bangladesh's ex-captain and legend Mortaza has also confirmed his participation in the upcoming season of LLC.
Harmanpreet to lead 15-member Indian women's squad in Commonwealth Games
India is in Group A with Australia, Barbados, and Pakistan. Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand, and South Africa are placed in Group B. The top two teams from the respective pools will progress to the semifinals. India is scheduled to play three games in the league stage of the tournament starting July 29, the release said.
Sri Lanka Cricket affirms its readiness to host Asia Cup 2022: Report
The hosting of the tournament, to be held in the T20 format, was in doubt because of the economic and political crisis in the country since April this year, with millions of citizens of the island nation struggling to buy food, fuel and medicines. The report also said that the government there is believed to be keen that the tournament be held on the island itself.
Virat Kohli will be back among runs soon, believes Rashid Latif
Experts and fans alike had hoped that Kohli would return to form now that he no longer has to carry the burden of captaincy, the 33-year-old batter failed to fire in the Indian Premier League and was rested for India's T20I series against South Africa. Back in the squad in England, Kohli had scores of 11 and 20 in the rescheduled fifth Test against England, resulting in people again questioning his ability to regain his form.
ENG v IND, 5th Test: Bumrah's all-round effort make it India's day at Edgbaston
After Ravindra Jadeja brought up his first overseas Test century, Bumrah had a whirlwind time with the bat, smashing an unbeaten 31 off 16 balls, a majority of which came from a record 35-run over off Stuart Broad. With the ball, Bumrah ran through the top order, including taking a wicket twice on extra deliveries after no-balls and was backed by Mohammed Siraj as well as Mohammed Shami picking a wicket each in the truncated final session to put India on top.