Cricket

Dhoni travels in train with Jharkhand team after 13 years

The South Eastern Railway served a very special passenger Tuesday night when its former employee Mahendra Singh Dhoni preferred to travel by train with his Jharkhand one-day cricket team from Ranchi to Howrah to participate in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Kolkata.

Dhoni, who will lead Jharkhand in domestic one-dayers …

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New Zealand strangle Australia in series decider

New Zealand women 8 for 113 (Bates 31, Wellington 4-16) beat Australia women 66 (Blackwell 30*, Huddleston 2-9, Tahuhu 2-13, Kerr 2-16) by 47 runs

New Zealand routed Australia for their lowest Twenty20 score to complete a comeback series victory in the decisive match at Adelaide Oval.

After being comfortably …

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Sidebottom to retire after 2017 season

Ryan Sidebottom, the former England left-arm pace bowler, has announced he will retire after the 2017 English season to bring an end a 20-year career.

Sidebottom, 39, will bring the curtain down after the Specsavers County Championship season where he will attempt to win a sixth title having previously won …

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Steve Smith admits Australia are underdogs, resents whitewash talks

Australia's cricket captain Steve Smith has admitted his inexperienced side will be the underdogs when they face the world's top-ranked side India on their home turf but bristled at suggestions of a possible 4-0 whitewash.

"I guess we are the underdogs in this series. You hear comments like Harbhajan who …

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Tenacious Brookes gives England U-19 Day 2 honours

England 375 (Delray Rawlins 140, Will Jacks 77, Henry Brookes 60; Daryl Sunder 3/90) lead India 153/3 (Abhishek Goswami 68, Saurabh Singh 42; Aaron Beard 1/20) by 222 runs.

In what was another intriguing day's play, England U-19 took the honours at the end of day two …

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Zampa secures consolation win for Australia

AUS 187/6(Finch 53, Klinger 62;Shanaka 2-27) bt SL 146 (Munaweera 37; Zampa3-25, Faulkner 3-20) by 41 runs

Adam Zampa's dismantling of Sri Lanka arrived too late to salvage the series for Australia, and also too late for the his skiddy, accurate wrist spin to be considered for …

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Match Codes - 2017-02-22

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Afridi inaugurates ICC Champions Trophy tour

Former Pakistan T20I captain Shahid Afridi attended International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy tour launch on Tuesday and accepted the role of the country’s ambassador for the tournament.

"Really happy to be part of Champions Trophy campaign. Thank you ICC for making me the ambassador for 🇵🇰, " wrote Boom Boom …

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Compare Virat Kohli With Me When He Bats At No.6, Says Umar Akmal

While Virat Kohli has taken his game to the next level, Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad continue to struggle. Akmal has now hit out at those who compare his record with that of the Indian captain. According to the Pakistani right-hander, comparisons with Kohli are unfair because the Indian skipper …

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Katey Martin's Unusual😯 Dismissal📹https://goo.gl/mxkY2L

Katey Martin was dismissed in the most unusual circumstances during New Zealand's third T20 against Australia at the Adelaide Oval.

Martin came down the crease to face a delivery from Australia's Amanda-Jade Wellington, and managed to block the ball.

However, in her follow-through, she connected with the bouncing ball again …

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Kevin Pietersen says IPL auction is a 'slap in Test cricket's face'

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says Monday's auction for the Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition was "another slap in Test cricket's face".

Pietersen has not played an international match since he was sacked by England in 2014.

"A T20 specialist becomes one of the current England team's richest players," said …

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NZ🆚RSA: Kiwis Clinch Thriller👏

NZ 289/4 (Taylor 102, Neesham 71, Williamson 69, Pretorious 2-40) beat RSA 283/9 (Pretorius 50, QDK 51; Boult 3-63)

South Africa went down fighting in the final ODI against New Zealand in Christchurch, after being set a target of 290. The Proteas seemed out of the game when …

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