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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,
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Ponting: ‘Indian players have been outstanding in IPL 2018’

[ad_1] Delhi Daredevils (DD) coach Ricky Ponting on Sunday heaped praise on the Indian players, especially Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, but rued the lack of consistent performance from the rest of the batting unit during the IPL season.Delhi Daredevils notched up back-to-back wins in its last two round-robin matches and Ponting said that his team could have been a threat to the leading teams if it was consistent.“We can’t
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Eight killed in blasts at cricket match in Afghanistan

[ad_1] An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province.Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, says around 45 others have been wounded at the sports stadium late last night in the provincial capital of Jalalabad.The attack happened as players and hundreds of spectaculars gathered for a nighttime tournament during the holy month of Ramadan.
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Smith not approached as a ‘marquee player’ for Global T20 Canada league

[ad_1] There have been multiple reports that Steve Smith — who is in middle of a one-year suspension following his involvement in the ball-tampering saga — has been approached by the Global T20 Canada tournament.But tournament host Cricket Canada has confirmed that Smith is not one of the marquee players it has approached. “We have approached a few marquee players, but Smith is not one of them,” Cricket Canada’s president,
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Pujara gets some form back, scores 82 in Yorkshire’s 328/4

[ad_1] Cheteshwar Pujara, at last, shrugged off his poor form with a fine 82, while Tom Kohler-Cadmore scored a brilliant century to guide Yorkshire to a mammoth 328 for four against Durham in a Royal London One-Day Cup match, here, on Friday.Pujara, who did not enjoy best of form during first-class games, finally came to the party with a 92-ball 82, which included five boundaries to silence his critics.READ: County
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Jacques Kallis: ‘KKR has to play good cricket to beat Sunrisers’

[ad_1] Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) takes on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a must-win IPL tie at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here, on Saturday. A win in this tie would see KKR through to the playoffs.Meanwhile, KKK chief coach Jacques Kallis warned that KKR would need to play good cricket to be SRH, rather than expecting any favours from the side, which has already qualified for the playoffs.“We don’t expect
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Warne accuses present Australian team of too much whingeing

[ad_1] Spin legend Shane Warne has urged the current Australian cricket team to stop “whingeing” and get on with the game. Warne, who was part of the commentary team in South Africa when the ball-tampering scandal happened, said that he sensed a problem in the Australia camp when it started complaining about the opposition after things didn’t go its way.“I’m not sure there were team culture problems, but I have