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India vs Australia: 7th ODI Preview

India’s successful run-chase of 350 in the 6th ODI at Nagpur on Wednesday has taken the bilateral series against Australia to the seventh and final game of the series to decide the winner. The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru will play host to the final match of the series, which will take place on Saturday, November 2, and bring to ...

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Indian Top Order chases another Mammoth Target to level series at 2-2

Once again,The huge target of  351 set up by Australia in the  6th ODI wasnt enough for the Indian batsmen as they defeated the visitors by six wickets with centuries by Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. While Dhawan (100) made his fourth ODI hundred, Kohli (115*) smashed his 17th ton in ODIs. Its interesting to see that Virat Kohli has ...

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South Africa win 1st ODI VS Pakistan despite scoring just 183 batting 1st

The Proteas pulled off a tight one-run victory over Pakistan at Sharjah on Wednesday to go 1-0 up in the 5 match ODI series. Proteas looked easily out of the picture as Pakistan needed 19 runs for victory with six wickets and 55 balls in hand at one stage. But they lost their last six wickets for 17 runs off ...

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Rubel Hossain’s six-wicket haul with a hattrick leads Bangladesh to win over New Zealand in the 1st ODI

Fast bowler Rubel Hossain took a hat-trick and a career-best 6 for 26 to help Bangladesh win the rain marred 1st ODI against New Zealand by 43 runs on Tuesday. New Zealand was 82 for 3 after 20 overs when unexpected rain delayed the match for about 1 and a half hour Giving New Zealand a revised, tougher target of ...

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Zaheer likely to be included for Sachin’s farewell Test series

The national selectors will face a tricky task of selecting the bowling combination when they meet here on Thursday to pick the Indian Test squad for Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell test series against the West Indies next month. While the focus of the series will be on Tendulkar, who will retire after completing 200 Tests. The selectors will be prompted to ...

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Sachin Tendulkar ends Ranji Trophy career with a match-winning knock

On Wednesday, all the Rohtak roads led to Lahli with Sachin Tendulkar on the crease and Mumbai not far away from a win in Sachin’s farewell Ranji Trophy match. People could be seen running to the ground in fear of missing the opportunity to watch the master batsman’s innings in case Mumbai knockeck off the remaining runs in a hurry. But ...

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India retain No. 1 ODI Spot

Pakistan has an opportunity to gain a place on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings if it wins its upcoming series against South Africa by 3-2 or better. The five-ODI series will begin in Sharjah on Wednesday 30 October. Pakistan is currently sitting in sixth position, four ratings points behind South Africa. However, if Pakistan wins the series 3-2, the ...

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India vs Australia: 6th ODI Preview

The 6TH ODI between India and Australia will take place on Wednesday at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground in Nagpur, with India finding themselves in a must-win situation in order to avoid a series defeat. A victory for Australia will give them an unassailable lead in the series, while a victory for India would level the series with the seventh ...

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PCB questions ICC’s inconsistent ball-tampering penalty

Najam Sethi, the chairman of the interim management committee running the PCB, said on Sunday that the Pakistan board wants clarification from the ICC on the “inconsistency” in the application of the ball-tampering rule. Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi was banned for two Twenty20s in early 2010 for a ball-tampering offence that was loosely similar to the one involving Faf du Plessis in ...

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