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News:- Australia’s players pose for photographers after their victory in the final one-day international. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Three uncapped players in Australia’s ODI squad for South Africa tour:

  • Victorian pacer Chris Tremain, South Australia’s Joe Mennie and Daniel Worrall are the three new faces in the Australian ODI squad.
  • All these three pace bowlers have been impressive in the recently concluded Quadrangular A-team series in Australia.
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Chris Lynn and Aaron Finch ruled out of Sri Lanka T20I series:

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  • Chris Lynn and Aaron Finch joined the list of Australians, who got injured during the series against Sri Lanka.
  • Australia’s physiotherapist David Beakley said that Lynn has dislocated his left shoulder while he was dived during a fielding drill.
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MS Dhoni complained for ‘unpardonable’ failure delaying 2nd T20I against WI:

  • MS Dhoni has bitterly complained to the BCCI about the delayed start to the second T20I match against West Indies.
  • Dhoni called it an “unpardonable” failure of a production house to connect satellite uplinks, which delayed the match by almost an hour.
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Supreme Court criminal drops criminal proceedings against MS Dhoni:

  • Supreme Court of India quashed criminal proceedings against him in the case for allegedly portraying himself as Lord Vishnu on the cover page of the Business Today Magazine.
  • After receiving the complaint the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) had registered a case against the Indian skipper under section 295.
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We are ready to go abroad and make ourselves count: KL Rahul:

  • He praised the Test skipper Virat Kohli for the way he works hard on his fitness which is the key to performing at the highest level.
  • Rahul believes that the Indian side has everything that it takes to win matches in overseas conditions as they play the fearless brand of cricket.
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Dinesh Chandimal to lead Lankans in T20I match against Aussies:

  • Dinesh Chandimal will lead the Sri Lanka squad in the absence of skipper Angelo Mathews.
  • The selectors have rung in the changes with many a new face getting the call up into arms for the two-match T20 international series.
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Pakistan has a tough road ahead to automatically qualify for the 2019 World Cup:

  • The top 8 teams will have a direct qualification for the World Cup and the men in green are at 9, behind Bangladesh and West Indies.
  • This is their lowest-ever points tally since the current rankings system was introduced in 2001.
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Very happy with the way things have moved: Sandeep Patil:

  • Sandeep Patil, who applied for the coaching role as well, stated that he would like to finish his tenure as a selector on a good note.
  • He also added that there is always pressure irrespective of the status of the cricketing nation.
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Joe Root surges into the top 5 of the ODI batsmen’s ranking:

  • Joe Root who was the second leading run-scorer in the series with 274 runs from 5 matches jumped to No. 4 in the ODI batsmen’s rankings.
  • Along with Root, three other England batsmen moved up in the rankings – Alex Hales, England skipper Eoin Morgan and the opening batsman Jason Roy.
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