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BCCI announces Annual Men Players’ Contracts

The Committee of Administrators met earlier in the day and decided on the Annual Player Contracts for men cricketers for the period ending 30 September 2017, as following:

Grade A:
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay.

Grade B:
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul …

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De Kock, Boult both still in doubt for Hamilton Test

South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been taken for a scan on his right index finger, which he hurt during the Wellington Test.

De Kock injured himself in the field and South Africa will wait for results of the scan before making any calls on his availability for the …

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India are scared of losing to us,' says Aussie pacer Mitchell Starc

Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc has said that India were scared of losing the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected loss in Pune and that's why they started with verbal confrontations with the visitors. Starc was forced to fly back home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test …

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India has failed to protect its bowlers: Wasim Akram

The Asia Cup will be played for the first time in a Twenty20 format. Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram, who is in Bangladesh to do commentary, says he's looking forward to the India-Pakistan clash and the tournament. He gave his thoughts on why the Indian pace unit has struggled over …

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Kevin O'Brien's stellar effort levels series

AFG 220 in 49.5 overs (Mohammad Nabi 41, Shafiqullah 42, Dawlat Zadran 41; Kevin O'Brien 4-26, Jacob Mulder 3-57) lost to IRE 224/7 in 46.5 overs (Kevin O'Brien 72, Gary Wilson 41; Mohammad Nabi 4-30) by 3⃣ wickets.

Paul Stirling, after scores of 68, 95 and 99 …

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Scotland to host Zimbabwe in two ODIs

Scotland will play two one-day international matches against Zimbabwe in June, Cricket Scotland announced on Wednesday.

The two matches, to be played at The Grange in Edinburgh, will take place on June 15 and 17.

"This is brilliant for Cricket Scotland to be able to host a home series against …

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ZC Confident of continued Test Cricket

Zimbabwe Cricket chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani is confident that the proposed ICC changes that might see the locals playing 2nd-tier cricket will hit a brick wall.

Last month, ICC passed in principle a new constitution that sought to redress the imbalance of power & finances created by the 'Big Three' - BCCI, CA …

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Match Codes - 2017-03-22

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sc296 - Mountaineers v Mid West Rhinos - 🕐 Mar 22, 08:00 AM UTC

sc297 - Matabeleland Tuskers v Mashonaland Eagles - 🕐 Mar 22, 08:00 AM UTC

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Anderson worried about Test cricket's future

English pace ace Jimmy Anderson has admitted that he is worried about the longevity of Test cricket due to the lack of a worldwide audience. He stated that England was one of the few countries where Test games still saw regularly sold out venues whereas in the rest of the …

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BCCI and Cricket Australia to partner for exchange programs

The National Cricket Academy (NCA) has undertaken an initiative to conduct a refresher course for the existing accredited coaches of the BCCI in conjunction with Cricket Australia.
"In pursuance of this objective, the BCCI and CA have partnered to conduct this course and CA was gracious enough to readily accept …

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Gambhir opens up about sledging

The current Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia has been causing ripples in the cricketing fraternity due to the amount of sledging that has been seen on the field. Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir made some comments regarding the issue saying that there was no problem with sledging as long …

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Straus backs Wood for Champions Trophy

England director of cricket, Andrew Strauss has put out an opinion that seamer Mark Wood may be in contention for the Champions Trophy if he proves his fitness after a six month injury layoff which has included two operations on his left ankle.

England will have to submit their provisional …

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Warner heaps praise on Maxwell

Aussie opener David Warner has heaped praise on teammate Glenn Maxwell who grinded his way to a magnificent maiden Test century in Australia’s first inning in Ranchi. He has joined Shane Watson as the only Aussie batsmen to have scored a century in all three of the formats for …

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Match Codes - 2017-03-22

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sc382 - Afghanistan v Ireland - 🕐 Mar 22, 04:00 AM UTC

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