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Rahul Dravid remains humble after India’s U-19 Cricket World Cup win, says ‘it’s not about me’

Indian U-19 cricket team players celebrate after beating Australia in the final of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Saturday. Rahul Dravid’s men beat Australia by eight wickets to lift their fourth title.pc:ht

Rahul Dravid hopes India’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup triumph is a stepping stone for great things to come following Saturday’s eight-wicket win over Australia in the final.

Having bowled Australia out for 216 in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, Indian U-19 cricket team made light work of a moderate total as Manjot Kalra saw them home in style.

The opener struck an unbeaten 101 from 102 balls with eight fours and Continue reading

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IPL auction 2018 highlights: list of the total players from all the squads

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Jaydev Unadkat was the show stopper on day 2 of the Indian Premier League auction after he was purchased for Rs 11.5 crore by Rajasthan Royals, making him the most expensive Indian bowler ever. Andrew Tye was the next big buy with Rs 7.2 crore by Kings XI Punjab. However, Chris Gayle was third time lucky with a Rs 2 crore bid by Kings XI Punjab while Lasith Malinga went unsold. Get highlights of Indian Premier League auction 2018, Bengaluru, here.

Here is the list of the total players from all the squads

Chennai Super Kings: Dhoni, Raina, Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan, Bravo, Watson, Jadhav, Rayudu, Tahir, Karn Sharma, Continue reading

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‘A hungry Kohli can achieve anything’

CAPETOWN: Jacques Kallis may have retired from cricket but the legend doesn’t have time to see the Proteas take on India in the first Test here, starting January 5, as he will be busy with other assignments.

One of the finest all-rounders of all time, the former South Africa player and coach of Kolkata Knight Riders took time out to speak to Hindustan Times.

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Your thoughts on Dale Steyn about to surpass Shaun Pollock’s record of most Test wickets for South Africa.

It will be a fantastic achievement, he has been a world-class performer for so many years and deserves all the accolades.

With Steyn returning, do you think South Africa should field the pace quartet against India? Continue reading

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Rohit Sharma became the only batsman to score three double centuries in ODIs

On Wednesday at the PCA Stadium, the current India ODI skipper played another gem of an innings. Stats will tell you that he became the only batsman to score three double centuries in ODIs.

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Nobody can pace an innings better than Rohit Sharma, and, on Wednesday, the opener and stand-in Indian cricket team skipper gave Sri Lanka a taste of his talent with a mammoth knock of 208 in 153 balls that included 13 fours and 12 massive sixes.  Continue reading

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‘Kumble-Kohli were not on talking terms’

NEW DELHI: The BCCI top brass had an inkling that all was not well but was taken aback that Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble were not on talking terms for the “last six months”.

Another point that has come out was that the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, also didn’t give the green light to Kumble’s extension.

“There had been reports that the CAC had okayed Kumble’s extension. They had said that Kumble should be retained provided Indies is offering discounts on ticket prices and offer on purchases just to boost the sales.

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