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IRE vs IND: Virat Kohli puts forth tactic to experiment with the Indian T20 middle order

Franchise owners of T20 Global league threaten to take legal action against CSA

  • In a recent development surrounding the T20 Global League, South Africa the franchise owners are planning to take legal action.
  • Meanwhile, the board has opened up on the issue and delivered another message to the franchises.
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Ravichandran Ashwin reckons County stint improved him as a player

  • Ravichandran Ashwin is a fulcrum of the Indian cricket team, especially in the Test format with 316 wickets in 58 matches.
  • His last tour of the country was a horrendous one. He could play only two out of the five Tests and managed only three wickets.
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Mutafizur Rahman’s fitness to be scrutinized versus Sri Lanka A

  • Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman’s toe injury has been a massive conundrum for their cricket over the last couple of months.
  • However, he has been kept as a standby with a hope that he may attain the desired fitness prior to the second Test.
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The umpiring re-exam to be conducted by the BCCI

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has stated that they would be conducting a re-examination of the umpiring exam.
  • However, the catch here is that only those candidates who clear the theory test will be eligible for the Level 2 Practical examination.
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Simi Singh reminisces tumultuous times before first T20I versus India

  • Ireland and India locked horns yesterday at the Malahide Cricket Ground in Dublin for the first T20I and the hosts lost by 76 runs.
  • Meanwhile, the moments of the PCA Stadium in Mohali hasn’t faded away from his memories and he again wishes to play at the venue.
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Darren Sammy lashes out at the media for rubbing salt on Steve Smith’s wounds

  • The last few months for Steve Smith hasn’t been joyful by any stretch of the imagination. He has had to face the face the wrath of suspension by Cricket Australia.
  • Sammy and Smith will play for the Toronto Nationals in the Canada tournament. They will play their first match today.
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Emirates Cricket Board agrees to host the Afghanistan Premier League

  • The Emirates Cricket Board has confirmed that they will indeed be playing hosts for the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League.
  • It is understood that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed with the UAE-based cricket board.
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Ravi Ashwin focuses on enjoying cricket and not fretting about playing 2019 World Cup

  • Ravi Ashwin has seemingly lost out on his place in the Indian squad with the emergence of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.
  • Speaking about the upcoming tour of England, Ashwin added that he was indeed optimistic about India’s chances.
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