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South Africa v New Zealand – South Africa topple Kiwis in only T20I

  • South Africa put on 185/6 in their 20 overs after batting first.
  • New Zealand, in their response, were restricted to a paltry 107 in 14.5 overs kudos to figures of 5/24 by Imran Tahir.
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Australia v Sri Lanka – Visitors upset Australia in first T20


  • Sri Lanka easily chased down the target set by Australia with 5 wickets in hand.
  • Australia had posted 168/6 on the board. Sri Lanka needed 1 run off the last ball to win the thriller.
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MS Dhoni likely to play Vijay Hazare Trophy

  • Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is likely to turn up for Jharkhand in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • Sources in the JSCA have confirmed the news and Dhoni is most likely to lead the side.
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Virat Kohli second best in terms of brand value

  • As per latest reports the Indian skipper now has a brand value which is second to only the King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan.
  • Tuhin Mishra, Managing Director of Baseline Ventures inferred that as soon as Virat became the captain of India his brand value was increased by 20-25%.
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Virat Kohli praises Dangal sisters

  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli praised Geeta and Babita Phogat at a recent sports event in Mumbai.
  • He called the two Indian women wrestlers as inspiration for many.
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CSA hoping for Indian investors and players

  • CSA is hopeful that Indian investors will show interest in buying the teams for their upcoming new proposed T20 league.
  • CSA CEO Haroon Lorgat also mentioned that he hopes to see a few Indian players in the league.
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Sachin Tendulkar picks the best captain he played against

  • In a recent interaction, former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar picked former English skipper Nasser Hussain as the best captain he has ever played against.
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Mustafizur Rahman aiming for comeback

  • Bangladeshi pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman is training well to make a comeback soon.
  • He is expected to be back for the national side in their upcoming tour to Sri Lanka that commences on March 7.
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PSL attracts Indian fans in Dubai

  • The second edition of the PSL has seen some Indian faces in the crowds this year. The Indian contingent in Dubai have been showing great interest in their game.
  • Earlier, some matches of IPL 2015 were played in the UAE.
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Harbhajan predicts result of India Australia series

  • Indian off spinner Harbhajan Singh believes India will whitewash the Aussies in the upcoming Test series.
  • He noted that if the visitors play well, they will lose 3-0 at the hands of team India.
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Bengal omit Mohammad Shami for Vijay Hazare Trophy

  • Mohammed Shami was struck with a blow during the Test matches against England. He missed half of the Test series and the whole one-day series against England.
  • Now, he has not been named in Bengal team for Vijay Hazare trophy.
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Ashwin not keen on surpassing Kumble

  • India’s leading wicket taker this season and the number one ranked Test bowler Ravichandran Ashwin has noted that he is not willing to surpass Anil Kumble’s tally of Test wickets.
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 Sreesanth ready to take BCCI to court

  • S Sreesanth was cleared of all the charges by the Delhi trial court in 2015 due to lack of evidence.
  • However, the BCCI still refused to give an NOC to him for playing in Scotland recently. Sreesanth now believes it is injustice been done to him.
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Manhas, J Arun Kumar join KXIP coaching staff

  • Kings XI Punjab have roped in Karnataka team coach J Arun Kumar as their coach for the upcoming season of the IPL.
  • Veteran batsman Mithun Manhas has joined the team as Assistant Coach.
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Bangladesh to play their 100th Test at Colombo

  • Bangladesh will play their 100th Test match at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo during their upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
  • Bangladesh had got their Test status back in the year 2000.
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