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CoA wants to grant voting rights to former international players

[ad_1] The Committee of Administrators (CoA), on Monday, sent an email to the state associations, asking them to have former India international cricketers in their electoral list.In the letter, a copy of which is with Sportstar, the CoA has made it ‘mandatory’ for all the state associations to grant membership and voting rights to all the former India cricketers — men and women — hailing from the state.If the missive is to
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Three names in fray for Pakistan fielding coach’s job

[ad_1]  The Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted three names for the national team’s fielding coach’s position after Australian Steve Rixon decided against extending his contract.According to a source in PCB, current trainer Grant Ludon, former England wicketkeeper James Foster and Australian Dean Woodward had been shortlisted to replace Rixon.Rixon decided all of a sudden that he wouldn’t be able to continue due to personal reasons and family commitments, the source
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Ashes defeat hasn’t left England with scars – Root

[ad_1] PCB to prepare for tight security for PSL final Pakistan will deploy thousands of police and bullet-proof buses for the final of its Twenty20 franchise league, set to be held in Lahore next month after the rest of the tournament is played in the UAE. Miandad blames foreign coaches for Pakistan’s decline He also lashed out at Pakistan Cricket Board’s announcement that it would hold a two-day round table
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Sourav Ganguly against abolition of toss from Test cricket

[ad_1] Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said that he’s not in favour of the abolition of toss, which will be up for discussion at the ICC cricket committee meeting in Mumbai next week.“It remains to be seen whether it is implemented or not. Personally, I am not in favour of toss abolition,” Ganguly told reporters at the Eden Gardens.READ: Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says MiandadThe toss
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IPL 2018: More misses than hits for Mumbai Indians

[ad_1] The Mumbai Indians (MI) neither started its title defence well nor did it end the league stage on a high. No wonder then that the defending champion bowed out of the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) with a disappointing loss to the bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils (DD).Sportstar takes a look at some of the hits and misses in Mumbai Indians' topsy-turvy season:HitsDomestic duo shines Suryakumar Yadav (left) and Ishan Kishan
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Pakistan in good shape to face England – Younis Khan

[ad_1] PCB to prepare for tight security for PSL final Pakistan will deploy thousands of police and bullet-proof buses for the final of its Twenty20 franchise league, set to be held in Lahore next month after the rest of the tournament is played in the UAE. Miandad blames foreign coaches for Pakistan’s decline He also lashed out at Pakistan Cricket Board’s announcement that it would hold a two-day round table
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Rai: ‘Virat has never pressurised me for anything’

[ad_1] Virat Kohli’s aura in Indian cricket has grown exponentially over the past few years, but contrary to popular perception, he has never wielded “disproportionate influence” when it comes to policy decisions, says Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai.Rai has had first-hand experience of interacting with Kohli on policy matters and after 16 months, he has his own assessment of the maverick Indian skipper.“Any captain will exercise a certain
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Madan Lal throws Hat into DDCA ring

[ad_1] Former Test cricketer Madan Lal on Sunday officially threw his hat into the ring for the DDCA elections by announcing his desire to contest for the post of association president.Lal, who is also the chairman of the court-appointed Cricket Advisory Committee to oversee the daily workings of the DDCA, would become the third Test cricketer to try and get into the administration of the game in the city. Former India opener
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Pujara’s 73 in vain as Warwickshire trump by 5 wickets

[ad_1] Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara scored a brilliant 73, only to see it go in vain as Warwickshire triumphed against Yorkshire by five wickets in the Royal London One-Day Cup tie at Headingley, here, on Sunday.It was Pujara's innings that guided the host to a good total of 247, while visitor's Jeetan Patel claimed four for 33. In reply, the visitor came up with a fine performance with the bat,