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Live: India vs West Indies, 4th ODI

[ad_1] Welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of the India vs West Indies 4th ODI. Match starts at 1:30 pm IST. Toss update: India opts to bat first after winning the toss. India playing XI: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, M. S. Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel AhmedWest Indies playing XI: Jason Holder (c), Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai
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Ball-tampering report slams ‘arrogant’ Cricket Australia culture

[ad_1] A review into a ball-tampering scandal has condemned an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture at Cricket Australia that led to players cheating in pursuit of victory.The independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre accused Cricket Australia (CA) of only paying lip service to the spirit of the game, leaving players without any moral guidance.“Responsibility for that larger picture lies with CA and not just the players held directly responsible for
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India vs Windies, 4th ODI: Brabourne Stadium gears up for rare international fixture

[ad_1] If one had visited the Cricket Club of India (CCI) on Sunday, one would have felt a festive spirit.While the groundsmen were busy readying the Brabourne Stadium for the fourth One-Day International (ODI) between India and the Windies, club officials were keeping a close eye on every little detail.After all, on Monday, the iconic stadium will be hosting an ODI after 12 years. The last ODI at the venue
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India vs Windies, 4th ODI, Mumbai: Who will don the gloves after M. S. Dhoni?

[ad_1] Wriddhiman Saha. Parthiv Patel. Dinesh Karthik. Naman Ojha. Sanju Samson. Rishabh Pant. Ishan Kishan. K. S. Bharat.In the last couple of years, these wicketkeeper-batsmen (batsmen-wicketkeeper in most cases) have donned the gloves for India and India A across formats. However, for a variety of reasons, none of them have emerged as M. S. Dhoni’s clear successor.As a result, with the selectors having sounded the bugle of moving on from
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‘Dhoni Dropped from T20Is, but will play the 2019 World Cup’

[ad_1] Ever since the national selection committee has left out Mahendra Singh Dhoni from the T20I squads for the series against the West Indies and Australia, the cricketing circles have been busy discussing about Dhoni’s future in international cricket.While there is a buzz that Dhoni may not feature in the T20I internationals again, his poor form in the ongoing ODI series against the Windies, has also left his fans guessing
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David Warner sledge: Wife Candice Warner defended her husband who walked off mid-innings.

[ad_1] David Warner walked off mid-innings in a Sydney grade game after “hurtful” comments from the brother of ex-Test teammate Phillip Hughes, who died in 2014 after being hit by a ball, his wife claimed on Sunday.The former Australia vice-captain, who is serving a 12-month ban from international and state cricket for his role in a ball-tampering scandal, was batting for his club Randwick-Petersham at the time on Saturday.He left
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India West Indies Ashley Nurse 3rd ODI Pune

[ad_1] Ashley Nurse played a key hand in Windies' convincing win against India on Saturday. It was after all, his 22-ball 40 that helped the visiting side post a competitive 283 for 9. He later took a couple of wickets, helping the side level the series 1-1.Read: Kohli ton in vain as Windies draws levelAnd in the post-match interaction with the media, Nurse made it clear that they are here
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england all-rounder ben stokes eyes world cup 2019

[ad_1]  Ben Stokes hopes his on-field performances as an England all-rounder are what he will be remembered for by the cricket public rather than a late-night street brawl last year.Stokes was acquitted of a criminal charge of affray at a trial in August following the incident outside a nightclub in Bristol, southwest England, in September 2017.But Stokes has still been charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England
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David Warner walks off mid-innings in Sydney grade game

[ad_1]  Disgraced Australian opener David Warner walked off the field mid-innings after being sledged during a Sydney grade game on Saturday, reports said.The former Test vice-captain, who is serving a 12-month ban from international and state cricket for his role in a ball-tampering scandal, was batting for his club Randwick-Petersham at the time.He had moved into the 30s when the incident unfolded, news.com.au reported.The left-hander was apparently not happy with
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MS Dhoni left out of T20s; when will he return to India colours?

[ad_1] M. S. Dhoni, India's 2007 World T20-winning captain, being left out of the T20 squads for the series against the West Indies and Australia appears to point to a change of guard in Indian cricket. Rishabh Pant, who received his ODI cap from Dhoni in Guwahati earlier this month, has been named as the first-choice wicketkeeper in both the squads, which also feature Dinesh Karthik. "The T20Is here and