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Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar Award
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Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar Award

Bengaluru: India cricket captain Virat Kohli yesterday received the Polly Umrigar Award (Best International Cricketer) for his stupendous performances in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) bestowed the award on the skipper at their annual BCCI Awards Ceremony in Bengaluru. In the other category, India women cricket…

India aim for Women’s IPL in three years
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India aim for Women’s IPL in three years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (CoA) head Vinod Rai yesterday said that they are aiming to launch a women’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the next three years. As part of the build-up, top international women players will take part in a Twenty20 exhibition game…

BCCI recommends India Captain Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna
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BCCI recommends India Captain Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yesterday recommended India captain Virat Kohli’s name for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour. Along with him, the Indian Cricket Board also recommended former India captain Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Dronacharya award and Sunil Gavaskar for the Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement award. CoA chief Vinod…

India women beat SA to clinch T20I series
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India women beat SA to clinch T20I series

The Indian women’s team scripted history yesterday when they beat South Africa (SA) women by 54 runs in the fifth and final T20I to register a double series win on the South African tour. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side displayed an all-round performance as they outclassed the Dane van Niekerk-led team, bowling them out for 112…

M.S. Dhoni breaks T20 world record
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M.S. Dhoni breaks T20 world record

While the focus was on Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who fashioned India’s 28-run win over South Africa in the first T20I on Sunday, M.S. Dhoni quietly broke a world record. After he took a catch to dismiss Reeza Hendricks off Bhuvneshwar, Dhoni created a new wicketkeeping record of having taken 134 catches in 275…

Men’s India Vs SA T20 in Johannesburg
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Men’s India Vs SA T20 in Johannesburg

New Delhi, Feb.18- Following a historic ODI series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket’s shortest format when they face South Africa (SA) in the first T20 at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg today. With a short interval for preparation after the ODI series that ended on Friday, the…

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