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Stuart Broad has been fined 15% of his match fee for the send-off he gave Rishabh Pant in India’s first innings at Trent Bridge. He also had one demerit point added to his record for the same incident, which had occurred on Sunday. This was Broad’s first offence since the introduction of the ICC’s revised
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Jonny Bairstow gave England an unwelcome injury scare, sustaining a fractured finger before lunch on the third day at Trent Bridge as England desperately tried to make inroads into India. Bairstow was struck on the left hand in the 44th over after Cheteshwar Pujara left a James Anderson ball that swerved significantly. The blow clearly
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Before the third Test, Hardik Pandya‘s position in the India team came up for debate but, on the second day at Trent Bridge, he produced a spell to remember. He ripped England apart on his way to a maiden five-wicket haul, in the space of 29 deliveries. Here’s how he did it. 24.1 – Root
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Ajit Wadekar, who led India to historic series wins in the West Indies and England in 1971, has died at the age of 77. He had been suffering from a prolonged illness. Wadekar, an aggressive left-hand batsman and an excellent catcher in the slips, played 37 Tests, scoring 2113 runs at an average of 31.07.
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Ramesh Powar‘s tenure as India women’s interim head coach has been extended till the World T20 in November in light of a time-crunch ahead of India’s next assignment – in September – and a dearth of clarity regarding the Cricket Advisory Committee’s (CAC) role in the selection process. Powar, the former India offspinner, will remain
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A stiff back forced India captain Virat Kohli to not take the field on the fourth morning at Lord’s. It is understood he will come out to bat, which might mean the niggle is not too serious. But he will have to wait 37 minutes before he can bat in India’s second innings, as per
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Allrounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the upcoming quadrangular series in Vijayawada, scheduled to begin on August 17. Vijay, who was set to represent India B in that series, is currently undergoing rehabilitation for his injured left hamstring at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. The selectors have decided not to name a
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Big picture The only team that could afford to lose the first Test did at Edgbaston. Imagine England coming to Lord’s, expected to be drier than Edgbaston, 1-0 down, sans Ben Stokes, having somehow messed up in swing-friendly conditions despite the availability of their best bowling resources. They very nearly did through a run-out and
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India A 411 for 2 (Agarwal 220*, Shaw 136) lead South Africa A 246 (Second 94, Siraj 5-56) by 165 runs Mayank Agarwal cuts Getty Images The questions over India’s top order remain unanswered even after the gripping Edgbaston Test. Shikhar Dhawan was one of the two batsmen that batting coach Sanjay Bangar, without naming, said
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