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Big picture Historically, India have been clinical dismantlers of Associate opposition. Before Zimbabwe played their first Test match, India beat them five times in five ODI meetings. It was eight out of eight in Bangladesh’s case. And in 27 ODI meetings with all other Associate teams and pre-Test-status Ireland and Afghanistan, they have only lost
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Ajinkya Rahane has been appointed captain of Mumbai for the Vijay Hazare Trophy which begins on September 19 in Bengaluru. With the World Cup only nine months away and India still looking to fill gaps in their middle order, the tournament comes at a good time for the 30-year old batsman who was excluded from
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India A 55 for 4 (Bawne 28*) & 505 (Bharat 106, Easwaran 86, Samarth 83, Tremain 3-41) beat Australia A (Handscomb 56, Head 47, Gowtham 3-39, Kuldeep 3-46) & 346 (Marsh 113*, Head 68, Kuldeep 5-91) by six wickets Kuldeep Yadav delivers the ball Getty Images India A pulled of a six-wicket win on the final
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India A 223 for 3 (Easwaran 86, Samarth 83, Iyer 30*) trail Australia A 346 (Marsh 113*, Head 68, Kuldeep 5-91, Nadeem 3-90) by 123 runs R Samarth clips to the leg side during his century PTI Having rolled out Australia A early in the first session through Kuldeep Yadav‘s five-for after conceding the momentum to
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Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar led the severe criticism of India’s decision to not play middle-order batsman Karun Nair in fifth Test against England at The Oval. Nair was part of the original 18-man squad, but India played allrounder Hardik Pandya in the first four Tests. When India dropped Pandya – the first time since
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Australia A 243 (Khawaja 127, Labuschagne 60, Siraj 8-59) and 292 (Head 87, Siraj 3-77) beat India A 274 (Bharat 91*, Agarwal 47, Neser 4-61, Holland 3-89) and 163 (Agarwal 80, Holland 6-81) by 98 runs Jon Holland delivers the ball AFP Australia A built sustained pressure on the final day of the first unofficial Test,
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Exactly 13 years after making his international debut in an ODI against Zimbabwe on September 4 in Harare, former India left-arm seamer RP Singh has announced his retirement from all cricket. The 32-year old played 82 matches across formats for India between 2005 and 2011. “Today as I hang [up] my boots and call it
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Australia A 243 & 42 for 1 (Khawaja 16*, Head 13*) lead India A 274 (Bharat 91*, Agarwal 47, Neser 4-61, Holland 3-89) by 11 runs Ankit Bawne goes for the sweep ESPNcricinfo Ltd India A didn’t make full use of the momentum they had built overnight, needing a lower-order resistance shepherded by Maharashtra’s Ankit Bawne
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