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Virat Kohli and India Women. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

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‘I am confident you girls will bounce back stronger than ever’ – Virat Kohli to India Women after losing T20 World Cup final

  • The grim faces in the Indian camp weren’t the greatest scenes to witness on the day but Australia clearly played better cricket.
  • Kohli tried to chin-up the sad faces and feels that the Women’s team will come back stronger than ever from this loss.
  • As far as India Women’s team is concerned, they were unbeaten until the final of the World Cup.
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Hasan Ali urges Mushfiqur Rahim to tour Pakistan

  • Bangladesh cricket team is scheduled to ply and ODI and Test match against Pakistan in their country.
  • Tigers recently travelled to Pakistan where they played three ODIs and one Test.
  •  Hasan Ali, the Pakistan international has requested the wicketkeeper-batsman Mushafiqur Rahim to come and play in Pakistan.
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Reports: Bangladesh to be a possible venue for Asia Cup 2020

  • The Asia Cup 2020’s venue has become a big spot of bother for the Asian Cricket Council after India’s refusal to travel to Pakistan.
  • With 2020 being the T20 World Cup year, the Asia Cup 2020 will also be a 20-over affair.
  • It seems that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has chosen Bangladesh as the replacement host for the tournament.
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BCCI announces 15-man squad for the ODI series against South Africa

  • Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya have made their comeback after proving their match fitness.
  • There are several changes to the squad that lost to New Zealand by a 3-0 margin.
  • The first ODI between India and South Africa is set to be played in Dharamsala.
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Irfan Pathan’s son tries to knock out Sachin Tendulkar with his boxing skills

  •  Sachin Tendulkar spent some time with Irfan Pathan’s son.
  •  The former Indian pacer also shared a clip of the same.
  • The second game of Road Safety World Series 2020 will be played between Australia Legends and Sri Lanka Legends at Wankhede Stadium.
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Aakash Chopra gives a befitting reply to a Pakistan fan

  • India Women lost the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup to Australia on Sunday.
  •  India had beaten Australia in the tournament opener and were expected to repeat their heroics again in the final.
  • Chopra questioned Pakistan’s performance since the Champions Trophy in the ICC events.
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Brad Hogg picks Babar Azam as part of the ‘Fab-4’ across all formats

  • Azam is one of the batsmen in the world who have thrived in all three formats.
  • Babar Azam, courtesy his consistency, is steadily threatening to topple the monopoly of the Fab-4.
  • Hogg was asked by one the Pakistani fans on Twitter.
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South Africa add Janneman Malan to their squad for the ODI series against India

  • Cricket South Africa on the 2 March had announced a 15-member squad that was supposed to travel to India.
  •  The Proteas are scheduled to play three One Day International matches, scheduled to be held at Lucknow, Kolkata and Dharamshala.
  • The Virat Kohli led team, lost the One Day International series against New Zealand by a margin of 3-0.
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