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A day after his 38th birthday, former India batsman and former Tamil Nadu captain, S Badrinath announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect, ending a domestic career that started in 2000. After becoming the 47th Indian to 10,000 first-class runs in November 2016 – while captaining Hyderabad as a professional –
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Sanju Samson is among 13 players who have been punished by the Kerala Cricket Association for dissent against captain Sachin Baby. Five of the players have been suspended for three matches, while eight have been fined the equivalent of BCCI match fees for three one-day games. The five players who are suspended are Raiphi Gomez,
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Unusual betting patterns in the Karnataka Premier League have raised the concerns of bookmakers. ESPNcricinfo understands that a couple of major betting companies – including Betfair – suspended trading on the KPL after the match between Hubli Tigers and Bijapur Bulls on August 16. Just before the toss, Hubli were 1.9 (10/11; meaning the market’s
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When MS Dhoni’s India arrived at Southampton in 2014, the visitors’ dressing room was brimming with confidence and belief. India were leading 1-0 in the five-match Test series going into the third match. The lead had come at Lord’s in the second Test, a memorable result for India: Ajinkya Rahane cracked a century; Bhuvneshwar Kumar
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India A 275 for 7 (Iyer 67, Rayudu 66, Hendricks 3-39) beat South Africa A 151 (Muthusamy 40, Behardien 38*, Bhuvneshwar 3-33) by 124 runs Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket BCCI The scorecard at the KSCA Cricket Ground in Alur would say India A trounced South Africa A by 124 runs but much more than the
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Corruption remains a challenge in Indian cricket, and to counter this the BCCI will beef up its anti-corruption unit (ACU), the CoA chief Vinod Rai has said. A new possible avenue of corruption is the introduction of new states to first-class cricket. Many of these states don’t have a settled feeder system, and there are
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Gopal Bose, the former India batsman and Bengal captain, died aged 71, in Birmingham on Sunday. RIP Gopal Sir. Saddened by the news of his passing away. My condolences to the family and relatives. pic.twitter.com/1fyOt3LnQ8 — Wriddhiman Saha (@Wriddhipops) August 26, 2018 Bose represented Bengal in 78 first-class games from 1968 to 1978, scoring 3757
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The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has taken full control of the BCCI. All the sub-committees of the BCCI except the selection panels and the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) have been annulled. The powers of the three office-bearers of the BCCI – CK Khanna (acting president), Amitabh Choudhary (acting secretary) and Anirudh Chaudhry (treasurer) – have
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