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Smith should continue at number 3: Ponting

Amidst strong opinions floating about Steven Smith’s technique and position in the batting order following Australia’s unsuccessful campaign of the Ashes, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has come out in strong support of Steven Smith to stay put and...
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BCCI in pursuit of cricketing talent from Patna

  There is good news for cricket fanatics of Patna as the ad-hoc comittee set up by the BCCI is set to make a visit to Patna this Tuesday to look into the cricketing facilities in the state and seek...

A step in the right direction for Nigeria Women’s Cricket

The Nigeria Cricket Federation has newly appointed Musa Cyril and Tony Ajaelu for coaching the national women's cricket team for an invitational tournament in Tanzania. This appointment could be seen as a step in the right direction for Nigeria Cricket...

Glenn Maxwell eyes test spot

After cementing his place in the Australian one-day team, all rounder Glenn Maxwell has turned his attention to the Test team now. Maxwell said that after having played for 3 years for the Aussies, he finally feels comfortable in Australian...
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Too Many Spins, Turns and Breaks

A seasonal yet perennial turbulence now rages amongst local pundits regarding a spinner’s stock delivery in cricket. The main pitch of contention lies in whether a spinner is bowling off breaks or leg breaks, and if this definition changes...
Stuart Binny

Stuart Binny added to Indian Test Squad

All rounder Stuart Binny has been added as the 16th member in India's squad for Test Series against Sri Lanka. Nishant Jeet Arora, India's media manager, told ESPNCricinfo that he has been included as an addition, and not as a...
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Indian Cricket Team-Perennial Chokers in Test Cricket

As the nation was engrossed in the celebration of its Independence Day yesterday, there was some disappointing news from the emerald isle which is still  an unconquered frontier in India's mission for test domination. A match which India should...

Left-arm spinners with most Test wickets

Rangana Herath decimated the Indian batting as he took 7 for 48, helping Sri Lanka comfortably defend the target of 176 runs at Galle. With this performance, he overtook the Indian spinner Bishan Singh Bedi, who has 266 Test...