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Stuart MacGill turns down Bangladesh spin-coaching role

Stuart MacGill turns down Bangladesh spin-coaching role

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 18:57 IST     

Melbourne [Australia], August 17 (ANI): Former Test spinner Stuart MacGill has rejected Bangladesh offer to join the side ahead of two-Test series against Australia.
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Hastings optimistic to tour India despite injury blow

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 14:48 IST      

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 17 (ANI): Australian pacer John Hastings, who is currently nursing a foot injury, has expressed confidence that he will be available for selection for the upcoming limited-overs, featuring five ODIs and three T20 Internationals against India.

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PCB honours Shaharyar for his contribution to Pakistan cricket

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 13:54 IST      

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 17 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has lauded his predecessor Shaharyar Mohammad Khan for his contribution to cricket development in the country, as the PCB hosted a farewell in his honour at the Gaddafi Stadium last evening.

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Umar Akmal accuses head coach Arthur of abuse

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 12:55 IST      

Karachi [Pakistan], August 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to issue a show cause notice to out-of-favour middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for going to the media with a complaint that head coach Mickey Arthur abused him and had barred him from practicing at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Windies to take on Kiwis in opener

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 12:01 IST      

Dubai [UAE], Aug 17 (ANI): Defending champion West Indies will take on hosts New Zealand in the opening day of the next year's ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup, which runs from January 13 to February 3.

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Mumbai [India], Aug 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators on Wednesday took a jibe at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for deliberately misconstruing the apex court's order to bar CEO Rahul Johri and the legal team from attending the Special General Meeting (SGM) held on July 26.

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Excited to play as India's vice-captain: Rohit Sharma

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 17:48 IST      

Dambulla [Sri Lanka], Aug 16 (ANI): Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has recently been appointed as the vice-captain of the limited-overs team, on Thursday said he is excited with the prospect of stepping onto the field in his new role when the national side head into the five-match ODI series, beginning August 20 in Dambulla.

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Birmingham [U.K], Aug 16 (ANI): West Indies coach Stuart Law has backed the Jason Holder-led side to exploit the weaknesses in the England side and prove the critics wrong when the two sides meet each other in the three-match Test series, beginning tomorrow at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

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ICC hires international security company for Pakistan

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 11:25 IST      

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 16 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has employed a security company for a three-year period in their bid to resume the international cricket in Pakistan.

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Melbourne [Australia], August 16 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has suggested Australia to hand over gloves to Peter Handscomb to squeeze in an extra spinner in the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh.

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Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board post whitewash against India

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 06:08 IST      

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 16 (ANI): Following Sri Lanka's Test series whitewash against India, former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has said that the Dinesh Chandimal-led side could not be faulted for the drubbing and blamed the country's cricket board for the same.

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CSA, ECB agree compensation package for Ottis Gibson

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 01:32 IST      

London [UK], August 16 (ANI): Ottis Gibson, who is set to replace Russell Domingo as South Africa head coach, will remain with England throughout the three-match Test series against West Indies.

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 16 (ANI): Left-arm Sri Lanka batsman Upul Tharanga will lead the side in the upcoming five-match ODI series against India.

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Dhawan, KL Rahul attain career-best Test rankings; Jadeja slips

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 18:23 IST      

Dubai [UAE], Aug 15 (ANI): Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have attained career-high positions in the ICC Test Player Rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete a 3-0 rout of the home side.

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PCB to honour Misbah, Younis, Afridi in September

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 18:13 IST      

Karachi [Pakistan], Aug 15 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been mulling to honour three former skippers--Misbah ul Haq, Younis Khan and Shahid Afridi-by hosting a ceremony in September.

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Warner retires hurt after being struck by bouncer

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:24 IST      

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 15 (ANI): Australia vice-captain David Warner caused a major scare in the national camp after being hit by bouncer on the neck during intra-squad practice match in Darwin.

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Team India hoists tri-colour in Kandy to celebrate I- Day

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 14:36 IST      

Kandy [Sri Lanka], Aug. 15 (ANI): After completing a 3-0 Test series whitewash against Sri Lanka, the Indian men's cricket team celebrated the occasion of 71st Independence Day by hoisting the national flag in Kandy.

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Broad backs Anderson to play `big part`in Ashes series

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 14:20 IST      

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 15 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad has expressed confidence that his new-ball partner James Anderson would play a fundamental role in the upcoming Ashes series in Australia, beginning November 23 at the Gabba in Brisbane.

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Day-night Test is `step into unknown` for England: Broad

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 03:23 IST      

London [UK], August 15 (ANI): Fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that the day-night Test between England and West Indies beginning Thursday at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground is a "step into the unknown".

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Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 01:05 IST      

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has wished India on its 70th Independence Day and called for peace, tolerance and love between the two nations as there was "no way to change neighbours".

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