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The ICC Dispute Committee has dismissed Pakistan Cricket Board’s case against the BCCI, an ICC release stated. The ICC confirmed that the decision was binding and non-appealable. The hearing which took place from October 1-3 in Dubai had PCB claiming damages in the tune of USD 70 million stemming from BCCI’s failure to play two series in November 2014 and December 2015.

04:33:14 on 20 Nov

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A little less than two days left before a full-fledged India's tour of Australia kicks off with the first T20I series at the Gabba, Brisbane. Second-ranked T20I team India are the definite favourites going into the competition keeping Australia's depleting 2018 numbers into consideration. And ahead of the three-match T20I series, we take a look at the three key encounters.

08:40:02 on 20 Nov

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World sport power broker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah said he was “temporarily” stepping aside from his International Olympic Committee duties after the Kuwaiti was charged with forgery in Switzerland. The Kuwaiti, one of the most influential figures in international sport, said he “strenuously denies any wrongdoing”.

05:31:24 on 19 Nov

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Many media and fans had targeted Novak Djokovic as a strong favourite to defeat Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals. The Serbian player had won four straight sets matches in his route to the final but he was expecting a tough match against the German, despite Novak had beaten him earlier this week in the same tournament. I just played under par, so to say, said Djokovic.

01:40:01 on 19 Nov

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked Ishant Sharma and R Ashwin to skip the next round Ranji Trophy matches for their state teams. The team management wants the duo to take rest ahead of the tough series against Australia. Ishant will lead team India’s pace attack while Ashwin might sit out if India goes with just one spin bowling option.

08:40:01 on 19 Nov

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Mithali Raj, currently anchoring India's run at the ongoing ICC Women's World T20, has now achieved a milestone no other Indian cricketer has. Mithali Raj is now the highest T20I run-scorer for India in the T20I format, staying ahead of Rohit and Virat. Other cricketers part of the illustrious list are Indian women's captain Harmanpreet Kaur, Suresh Raina, and MS Dhoni.

08:10:01 on 16 Nov

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After managing 145 for 6 on a slow track, Indian spinners maintained a tight leash on Irish women restricting them to 93 for 8 in 20 overs in a group B match of the ICC Women's World T20 on Thursday. With their third win, India with six points were assured of a last-four spot along with Australia (6 points from 3 games) with New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland.

07:10:01 on 16 Nov

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Viswanathan Anand has won more titles in more forms and formats of chess than any other player. The latest addition to his collection that came in the form of the Tata Steel blitz chess title, gave him no less joy than several of the ones, considered much bigger. Indeed, it was a fairytale finish for Anand who beat the favourite Hikaru Nakamura in the tie-breaker.

10:10:01 on 15 Nov

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India skipper Virat Kohli feels that it is time for the batsmen to step up and be counted as the bowlers have already shown that they are more than capable of picking 20 wickets in a Test match. Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri were speaking during a press conference in Mumbai before the team’s departure for the blockbuster series against Australia, starting November 21.

05:25:16 on 15 Nov

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Five-time Formula One World Champion, and often regarded as one of the best drivers of his generation, Lewis Hamilton has managed to draw the ire of social media users in India. Hamilton recently questioned Formula One's policy of organising races in 'new' countries after this month's announcement of the Vietnam Grand Prix.

05:25:03 on 15 Nov

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Having convincingly won their first two matches, a dominant India will look to stamp their authority and inch closer to a semi-final berth when they face a lowly Ireland in a Group B match of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 on Thursday. India are on a roll in the ongoing World T20, having beaten an in-form New Zealand by 34 runs in their tournament opener.

09:25:01 on 14 Nov

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Before the 2019 season of IPL kicks off, the teams have already started the battle off the field. On Tuesday, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings indulged in an online banter on Twitter. It all started with Indian cricket all-rounder Hardik Pandya tweeting a photo of himself with his Mumbai Indians teammates Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya.

08:10:02 on 14 Nov

Reigning IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Wednesday announced it has retained 22 players for the 2019 season, releasing only three members from the title-winning squad. CSK, which returned to the IPL fold after serving a two-year suspension, won the 2018 tournament, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final.

07:32:30 on 14 Nov

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Athlete hangs himself at Delhi stadium

Palender Chaudhary, an 18-year-old Sprinter who represented India at international level, died in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital today morning after he allegedly attempted suicide in his athletics academy at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium yesterday. Palender was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside his hostel room and was rushed to the hospital to be declared brought dead.

05:40:01 on 14 Nov

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M C Mary Kom will aim for a historic sixth gold at the AIBA Women’ World Championships, the build up of which has been marred by a row over lone Kosovan boxer’s participation and poor quality air. The 10th edition of the championships, is being held in the backdrop of boxing’s uncertain Olympic future in the aftermath of controversial Uzbek Presidential elections.

04:57:01 on 14 Nov

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Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi has tossed up a new controversy with a comment on Kashmir, made on foreign soil. "Pakistan doesn't want Kashmir...Pakistan can't even manage its four provinces," the former cricket captain said in London. The 38-year-old cricketer was addressing students at the British parliament when he made remarks that embarrass his own country.

04:10:01 on 14 Nov

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Formula One (F1) is set to hold its first Vietnam Grand Prix on a street circuit in Hanoi in 2020 after signing a 10-year deal. However, world champion Lewis Hamilton has questioned F1's policy of organising races in countries with no genuine racing tradition. The Briton told BBC that he felt conflicted while going to India as it is a "poor" place.

02:35:00 on 14 Nov

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GQ magazine named Serena Williams as their ‘Woman of the Year’ for the ‘Man of the Year’ issue. This is the second year in a row that the international magazine has gone for a woman on the cover of such an issue. This time, though, the publication’s editorial choice on the cover has left some readers less than pleased with the magazine’s intentions.

09:10:01 on 13 Nov

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You can keep him off the cricket pitch, but you cannot keep MS Dhoni away from sporting action. Dropped from the T20I team for the West Indies and Australia series, former India skipper Dhoni has used the time to shoot commercials and the latest one was a promo for Pro Kabaddi League.

08:40:01 on 13 Nov

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Manoj Kumar, standing outside the MA Chidambaram stadium sells jerseys, caps and Tricolors to the fans, who queued up to witness the India-West Indies T20 match. For many, cricket may be just a game or a source of entertainment, but for traders such as Manoj, it means pure business. It is the only source through which these traders and hawkers eke out a decent livelihood

02:10:01 on 12 Nov

Roger Federer suffered a shock straight-sets defeat to Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals, severely denting his bid for the 100th title of his illustrious career.The Swiss, who has won the season-ending event a record six times, produced an uncharacteristically error-prone and fractious display in the round-robin match as the Japanese seventh seed prevailed 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.

12:03:30 on 12 Nov

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“YOU KNOW about the Nagas. I understand the Nagas.” It’s a line that A Rahman has got used to delivering each time he encounters some “ignorant outsider” who tells him about his/her borrowed perception of Nagaland and its people. Neither the British nor the most colonial of all sports could make an inroad into Nagaland; at long last, cricket has planted its flag here.

10:09:17 on 12 Nov

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Skipper Rohit Sharma lauded India for completing a 3-0 clean sweep, saying he wanted his team to be ruthless in the third match against West Indies and not complacent after securing a 2-0 unassailable lead in the T20I series. India on Sunday completed a 3-0 whitewash against the West Indies in the T20Is after registering a thrilling six-wicket win in the final match.

05:25:01 on 12 Nov

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Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) notched up brilliant half-centuries as India chased down the target in the final delivery of the nail-biting clash, completing a 3-0 whitewash over the Windies in the T20I series. In the chase of 182 runs, India lost Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul early. Pant and Dhawan took charge of India's chase to put the visitors on the backfoot.

10:59:37 on 11 Nov

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India began their ICC Women's World T20 campaign with a bang by registering a 34-run victory over World No.2 New Zealand. Now, the Indian women's team face arch-rivals Pakistan in their second group match of the tournament on Sunday. With captain Harmanpreet Kaur in scintillating form, India would like to set the record straight after losing to Pakistan in 2016.

08:16:08 on 11 Nov

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Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim shared a record partnership with centuries apiece to put Bangladesh in a strong position in the second Test against Zimbabwe. Mominul made 161 while Mushfiqur added an unbeaten 111 as Bangladesh reached 303/5 at stumps on the opening day at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Mominul and Mushfiqur shared 266 runs in their fourth-wicket stand.

06:15:55 on 11 Nov

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Captain Harmanpreet Kaur on November 9 became the first Indian woman to record a century in the shortest format, her scintillating 51-ball 103 powering the team to an imposing 194 for five in the ICC World T20 opener against New Zealand.The 29-year-old Harmanpreet reached the three-figure mark in 49 balls, punishing the New Zealand bowlers with eight sixes and seven fours.

08:22:06 on 10 Nov

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Hockey India on Thursday named the 18-member Indian squad for the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2018 which is scheduled to begin on November 28 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuvaneshwar. The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the vice-captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam. India is grouped in Pool C along with World No.3 Belgium, Canada and South Africa.

01:41:01 on 09 Nov

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Pace duo of Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah and spinner Kuldeep Yadav have been rested for the third T20I against WI ahead of India's tour to Australia. Siddarth Kaul was included in the squad for the final T20I to be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. In the two games, Kuldeep picked up five wickets, including 3 for 13 at Kolkata while Bumrah took three wickets

12:10:02 on 09 Nov

An interesting incident in an Under-23 CK Nayudu match between Uttar Pradesh and Bengal in Kalyani last week has brought focus on laws surrounding distraction, and fairness. Uttar Pradesh's left-arm spinner Shiva Singh turned 360 degrees before delivering the ball, which the batsman managed to defend.

02:10:21 on 08 Nov

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli wants World Cup-bound fast bowlers to be rested from next year’s IPL but the idea mooted at a meeting with the CoA is unlikely to find favour with the franchises. During a recent meeting of the CoA in Hyd, Kohli suggested resting pacers, especially Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, from the entire IPL to keep them fresh for the World Cup.

12:32:27 on 08 Nov

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Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed lashed out at New Zealand's Ross Taylor for apparently suggesting to the umpire that Mohammad Hafeez's action was illegal during the first ODI in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (November 7). At the end of off-spinner Hafeez's first over, Taylor made a gesture to the umpire, bending his right arm and suggesting Hafeez was chucking.

12:22:53 on 08 Nov

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Newly crowned Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has described the Brazilian Grand Prix as his "Achilles heel" as he prepares for the penultimate race of the season at Interlagos. The 33-year-old claimed his fifth World Championship at the Mexican Grand Prix last month and is now focusing on securing the constructors' title for Mercedes.

11:40:01 on 08 Nov

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Ahead of the first-ever international cricket match in the state capital -- the T20 International between India and West Indies on Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday rechristened the Ekana International Cricket Stadium as “Bharat Ratan Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium”, an official said.

10:55:01 on 06 Nov

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Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar and Sanjay Manjrekar Tuesday escaped unhurt after one of the glass doors of the commentary box at the newly-built Ekana Stadium lay shattered just as the duo was entering the enclosure. Both the former cricketers were lucky to return unscathed.

09:57:01 on 06 Nov

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A buoyant Indian team would look to seal the three-match T20I series when they host the Windies for the 2nd match at the Ekana International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Tuesday. Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth T20I century to power India to a commanding 195 for two against West Indies in the penultimate game of the three-match series on Tuesday

09:08:57 on 06 Nov

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Rohit Sharma added another accolade to his name as the opener became the highest run-scorer for India in T20Is during the second match of the ongoing series against West Indies in Lucknow on Tuesday. The stand-in skipper surpassed Virat Kohli (2102 runs) during the fifth over of the encounter when he slammed Oshane Thomas for a huge six.

07:49:41 on 06 Nov

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Virat Kohli tops most batting records among current cricketers and it's hard imagining anyone coming close to him. However, it seems the Indian captain doesn't rate Kohli recently lost one of his T20I records when Pakistan star Babar Azam became the quickest to score 1,000 T20I runs and and this time the man looking to leapfrog him is his teammate Rohit Sharma.

06:10:01 on 06 Nov

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It is Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s birthday today and his wife and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma took to Instagram to wish the cricketer a happy birthday. Anushka shared a picture of herself and Virat, where they were seen hugging each other whilst striking a pose for the camera. Anushka captioned the photo, “Thank God for his birth

01:10:01 on 05 Nov

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Gautam Gambhir slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Cricket Association of Bengal for giving the honour of ringing the Eden Gardens bell to Mohammad Azharuddin before India's first T20I against Windies on Sunday (November 4). He was banned by the BCCI for life in 2000 for alleged match-fixing.

12:40:01 on 05 Nov

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Gautam Gambhir slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Cricket Association of Bengal for giving the honour of ringing the Eden Gardens bell to Mohammad Azharuddin before India's first T20I against Windies on Sunday (November 4). He was banned by the BCCI for life in 2000 for alleged match-fixing.

12:25:01 on 05 Nov

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