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Amlan Chakraborty

Tendulkar Jr will have to prove himself in IPL, says franchise

Feb 19 2021

NEW DELHI Batting great Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun was picked "purely on skill" and the left-arm seamer will have to prove himself at this year's Indian Premier League, the IPL franchise have said.

Morris breaks auction record, Vivo back as IPL title sponsor

Feb 18 2021

NEW DELHI South African all-rounder Chris Morris became Indian Premier League's (IPL) most expensive buy in the players' auction on Thursday, while China's Vivo returned as the title sponsor of the eight-team tournament.

Cricket-All-rounders Morris, Maxwell become IPL millionaires, Vivo back as title sponsor

Feb 18 2021

NEW DELHI, Feb 18 Chris Morris of South Africa and Australia's Glenn Maxwell emerged as millionaires from the early round of the players auction for this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), which welcomed back China's Vivo as its title sponsor on Thursday.

India get Umesh boost for last two tests against England

Feb 17 2021

NEW DELHI Seamer Umesh Yadav is set to reinforce India's pace attack in the final two tests against England after being recalled on Wednesday.

Hard work paying off for Pant, says India skipper Kohli

Feb 17 2021

NEW DELHI India captain Virat Kohli has every reason to feel vindicated for sticking with Rishabh Pant after his impressive glovework on a challenging track in the second test against England removed any doubts about his wicketkeeping ability.

Pant to keep wicket for India against England in Chennai

Feb 04 2021

NEW DELHI Rishabh Pant's batting heroics in Australia were rewarded on Thursday when skipper Virat Kohli confirmed the 23-year-old will keep wicket in the opening test against England in Chennai, beginning on Friday.

Milestone man Root won't let individual battles distract him

Feb 04 2021

NEW DELHI Joe Root will go into his 100th test on Friday determined not to let his individual battles distract him from his larger goal of captaining England to a series victory in India, the 30-year-old said on Thursday.

Cricket: Bouncer-ban proposal at youth level polarises cricket

Feb 04 2021

NEW DELHI As sports across the board explore ways to prevent concussion, cricket finds itself polarised over a head-injury specialist's suggestion to ban bouncers, a fast bowler's favourite weapon to intimidate a batsman, in youth cricket.

England get Pope boost but Crawley a doubt after freak injury

Feb 03 2021

NEW DELHI England welcomed back a fit-again Ollie Pope on Wednesday after he recovered from a shoulder injury but the tourists' batting consultant Jonathan Trott said batsman Zak Crawley's participation is in doubt after he injured his wrist.

India look to extend home run against bubble-weary England

Feb 03 2021

NEW DELHI India will hope to have recovered from their dramatic victory in Australia to maintain their formidable home record against England who have boldly placed players' well-being above team prospects in the four-test series beginning on Friday.

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