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Play resumes in key South Africa v Windies clash BRIDGETOWN: Play resumed after a 22-minute rain delay with the West Indies at 50 for four off 10.5 overs batting first against South Africa in the ninth and final preliminary match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International Series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Friday.The winners of this match will advance to face Australia in Sunday's final at the same venue.Should there be a no-result because of the weather, South Africa will qualify for the final courtesy of their higher points total than the West Indies.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

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Indian board says will hold mini IPL overseas NEW DELHI: India's cricket board is planning a miniature overseas version of the Indian Premier League in September with all the eight teams set to participate, it announced Friday.The decision to hold a shorter version of the cash-rich league overseas was taken in a IPL governing council meeting chaired by Rajeev Shukla and later ratified by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).The BCCI has been on the lookout for an IPL-like tournament ...

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Once Dhoni retires, everyone will miss him badly The former Australian batsman, Dean Jones feels that the Indian ODI and T20 skipper, MS Dhoni will be missed more in sub-continental conditions once he calls time on his illustrious career.“We are pretty quick to push our great players out. What’s Dhoni has done for Indian cricket; let him find his own time. I don’t think Virat is in a huge rush to captain everything (format) at the moment. Time will come. Trust me, you ...

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Amir Is Excited To Put Up an Impressive Show in England Pakistan’s team manager Intikhab Alam has stated that the left-arm fast-bowler is keen to perform on his Test return tour.According to local media report, Intikhab Alam said, the young left-arm pacer Amir is anxious to make his mark once again and other players are also motivated to face the opposition.Earlier, Amir was quoted to foreign media. "I was all excited for Test cricket because that is where my career was held back. You call it ...

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Pakistan's cricket team is in good shape? Pakistan’s team manager for England tour, Intikhab Alam has expressed that the team is in good shape ahead of the four-Test series against England."The ongoing camp is a golden chance for the team to get used to the English conditions," said Alam, while speaking to local media news from Hampshire.Pakistan is currently playing a 3-day practice match to acclimatize to the alien conditions. “It has been learnt that Mohammad Hafeez is doing good and he ...

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Buttler blames himself for Sri Lanka 'Mankad' BIRMINGHAM: Jos Buttler has accepted he was responsible for being run out in controversial fashion the last time England and Sri Lanka met in a one-day international at Edgbaston.The final match of the 2014 ODI series between the two countries saw England batsman Buttler run-out at the non-striker's end by bowler Sachithra Senanayake after Sri Lanka twice warned him for moving out of his ground backing up.Sri Lanka won the match, and with it the ...

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India name former captain Kumble as head coach MUMBAI: Former captain Anil Kumble will be India's head coach for the next year, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday. "After discussions we have taken a final call that for one year Anil Kumble will be the head coach," BCCI President Anurag Thakur told reporters in Dharamsala. Former leg-spinner Kumble, 45, is India's most successful bowler and took 619 wickets in 132 tests and 337 from 271 one-day internationals. The coach's post was ...