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Steve Smith reclaims No.1 Test ranking from Virat Kohli

  • Australia’s Steve Smith is back at No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen after India captain Virat Kohli slipped to No.2, following his first-ball duck in Jamaica.
  • Kohli’s side are top of the ICC Test Championship with two wins in as many games, and the captain himself overtook MS Dhoni to be India’s most successful Test skipper.
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No action against Mohammed Shami till we see charge sheet: BCCI

  • While India star Mohammed Shami was busy playing in the Caribbeans, Kolkata’s Alipore Court, on Monday, issued an arrest warrant against him.
  • Shami landed in legal trouble due to the domestic violence case registered against him in 2018 by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan.
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PM Imran Khan slammed by former wife Reham Khan over Article 370

  • Abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government has been a hot topic in media for the last few weeks.
  • With India revoking the special status for the Kashmir state, there have been widespread tensions across the border.
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Ashes 2019: Australia announce 12-man squad for Manchester Test; Mitchell Starc included

  • The fourth and penultimate game of the series is scheduled to get underway on Wednesday, September 4 at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • The game is crucial for the reason that whichever team manages to win will take an unassailable lead in the series.
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Mithali Raj calls time on T20I career; wants to focus on winning ODI World Cup for India

  • India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj, who is one of the iconic names of the Indian women’s cricket scene, has decided to call time on her T20I career.
  • The 36-year-old batswoman last played a T20I for India woman in Guwahati against England in March on English team’s tour to India.
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Hasin Jahan grateful after arrest warrant against Mohammed Shami

  • Mohammed Shami’s troubles with his estranged wife Hasin Jahan don’t seem to end any soon.
  • Amidst the commotion, both Shami and Jahan have had to face the wrath of the police.
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Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling has not overshadowed my brother’s ton, says Hanuma Vihari’s sister

  • The just-concluded second Test between India and West Indies saw two remarkable individual performances from Hanuma Vihari and Jasprit Bumrah.
  • While Vihari impressed with the bat, Bumrah lit up Jamaica with his stunning bowling display.
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Yuvraj Singh reveals the prediction he made for Jasprit Bumrah way back in 2013

  • At a time, when almost each and every bowler across the globe is busy striking a right balance to play all the formats and develop right skills for all the formats, Bumrah is dominating across all of them.
  • He is currently the number one bowler in ODIs and recently broke into the top ten of Test rankings.
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