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Tears of joy: Australian cricketers finally meet their loved ones

Australian cricketers including Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, and Dave Warner finally met their loved ones after returning to Australia via the Maldives for two weeks in quarantine. Australia’s jumbo IPL 2021 contingent comprising players, support staff, and commentators had not seen their families since heading to the Indian Premier League in early April.…

Gavaskar, not Tendulkar, the greatest: Former umpire Gothoskar

PUNE: While standing in his debut Test as umpire in Kanpur in 1973, Madhav Gothoskar was challenged by the then English skipper Tony Lewis over a substitution rule. Without pausing for a second, he recited the rules to Lewis. The Englishman was convinced he didn’t have any scope to argue. Gothoskar (92) recited the substitute…

This day in 1984: The greatest ODI innings ever

Saying a certain piece of batting or bowling or fielding is the greatest ever seen is a tricky business. There will always be room for discussion, debate and dissent, some of it supremely heated. There will be those who will hark back to older performances, those who will insist that newer players are better and…

CPL tweaks its schedule to avoid clash with remainder of

NEW DELHI: The BCCI seems to have ensured the participation of the Caribbean players in the remainder of the IPL as the organisers of the CPL have revised their schedule to avoid a clash of dates with the popular Indian T20 tournament. The Indian Premier League was suspended mid-season last month after the coronavirus breached…

Having Shafali Verma in all formats is a definite plus:

India skipper Mithali Raj has welcomed the selection of teen sensation Shafali Verma in all three formats and said it would be crucial to get back to winning ways on the UK tour after the disappointment at home against South Africa. Robbed of crucial game-time due to the pandemic, India will get the ball rolling…

India vs New Zealand WTC Final Live Score, Day 2:

India vs New Zealand WTC Final Live Score, Day 2: Boult removes Pujara, India on backfootLIVE NOWStay with Times of India to get live cricket score, ball-by-ball commentary, scorecard from the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. India openers Rohit Sharma (34) and Shubman Gill (28) got off to a decent start…

WTC final: ‘Don’t think India would underestimate New Zealand, they

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar believes that the New Zealand cricket team can no longer be deemed as underdogs in ICC tournaments and India will not take their opponents lightly. New Zealand and India will play the ICC World Test Championship final on June 18 in Southampton. According to Agarkar Virat Kohli and Co. will…

Live Cricket Score, IND vs NZ WTC Final, Day 2:

Live Cricket Score, IND vs NZ WTC Final, Day 2: Rainy spells forecast on Day 2 as wellLIVE NOWStay with Times of India to get live cricket score, ball-by-ball commentary, scorecard from the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand.THE TIMES OF INDIA | Jun 19, 2021, 13:17:07 ISTFacebookTwitterLinkedinEMail Source

We are not giving NOC to Shakib and Mustafiz to

Star Bangladesh players Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman will not be given No Objection Certificate (NOC) to play in the remaining games of Indian Premier League, the country’s cricket board president Nazmul Hassan said on Monday. All-rounder Shakib and left-arm pacer Mustafizur play for Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals respectively. The IPL, which…

Batting straight and close to the body key to success

SOUTHAMPTON: India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane believes that a batsman who loves challenge will relish the unpredictable conditions in England and said the key to achieve success there is to play straight and close to the body. “Batsmen who enjoy batting in challenging conditions will relish in England. If you get set, England is a…