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India opt for three-day warm-up due to UK heat wave

Virat Kohli stood in his position. Hunched over. Hands relaxed. He was practising slip-catching to a right-hand batsman. R Sridhar, the India fielding coach, nicked one off the outside edge. The ball zipped low to Kohli's left. Kohli leaned...

Durban Qalandars contemplate legal action against CSA

The owner of the Durban Qalandars franchise is weighting up legal options to challenge Cricket South Africa, accusing the board of abusing their franchise rights agreement.The Qalandars were in line to own a team in the inaugural T20 Global...

Rahul Dravid told me I’ve got the skillset and temperament – Hanuma Vihari

Late on Saturday, when Hanuma Vihari walked down the steps from the dressing room onto the field, he had to stand a few minutes on his own while his captain skirted off for a toilet break. India had lost...

Regional academies first step in BCB decentralisation

8:13 AM ETMohammad IsamESPN The long-delayed decentralisation of Bangladesh cricket is closer to reality. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced plans to start running academies outside Dhaka by the middle of this year. The academies are part of...

K Gowtham ‘believed’ in his miracle

The equation read 43 off 17 balls when an uncapped batsman walks in to play his fifth IPL innings. One of the best death bowlers in the world will take charge of the next over. His previous six balls...

T20s between all ICC members to have international status

The number of teams with status to play international T20 cricket will increase drastically from the present 18 to 104. The ICC has approved international status for T20 matches between all of its Associate Members. The decision came after...

Hard toil ends long wait for Derbyshire

Derbyshire 265 (Viljoen 60*, Harris 4-68) and 333 for 3 dec (Reece 157*, Slater 99) beat Middlesex 157 (Olivier 4-26) and 340 (Harris 64*, Helm 52, Olivier 4-82) by 101 runsScorecardAt the 24th time of asking Derbyshire have finally...

Porter stars again to end Lancashire’s brave chase

Essex 150 and 313 (Foster 69, Mennie 3-47) beat Lancashire 144 (Porter 5-26, Harmer 5-46) and 288 (Davies 71, Clark 59, Mennie 56, Porter 4-54) by 31 runsScorecardThree times during this third and final day at Chelmsford, Lancashire began...

M Vijay joins Essex for end of Championship season

M Vijay, the India opener who was dropped after two Tests of the series against England, has joined Essex for the remainder of the 2018 county season.Vijay, 34, bagged a pair at Lord's to follow scores of 20 and...

Rahul Johri not to attend ICC meeting – sources

7:39 PM GMTSharda UgraSenior Editor BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary is expected to represent the board at the ICC's chief executives' meeting to be held in Singapore this week, a task that would normally have fallen to its CEO Rahul...

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An education-centered hackathon, Hacktivate, to happen at National Incubation Center Islamabad

 Hacktivate, a hackathon for education is taking place in the National Incubation Center Islamabad on 28th and 29th of July. A hackathon is a...

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