Board of Control for Cricket in India sources said Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and other senior players are set to feature for Team India in five-match T20I series against West Indies. Starting on July 22, Team India will face West Indies in a three-match ODI series and a five-match T20I series. Shikhar Dhawan will captain Team India in ODI series against West Indies, and Ravindra Jadeja as vice-captain.
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The upcoming edition of the Indian Premiere League is likely to begin on April 2 in Chennai as Chennai Super Kings were the winners of the 2021 tournament. As per a report by Cricbuzz, the fixtures of the 2022 tournament have not been finalized yet. The next IPL will have 10 teams with the addition of two new teams. The 2022 edition of IPL will have 74 games.
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Ahead of the T20I series against India, New Zealand Cricket announced that Kane Williamson would be missing the T20 series which starts from November 17 in India. According to reports, the decision was based on Williamson to be saved for the test series starting on November 25 in Kanpur. Besides,… read-more
The English cricket board has announced that the third T20I match between women teams of India and England has been preponed to July 14 from July 15. The match, which will be played in Chelmsford, has been pulled a day before due to the broadcasting issues. Starting with a four-day Test match on June 16, India will also play three ODIs and same number of T20Is on their England tour.
Adding a feather in his cap, Team India captain Virat Kohli has set another captaincy record. Kohli became the first Indian skipper to lead the team to a series wins in all three formats in Australia. Similarly, Kohli set a unique feat of winning a T20I series in South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia (SENA nations). Moreover, team India remains unbeaten in the T-20 format since December 2019.
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In the opening T20I against Australia, BCCI has fielded Yuzvendra Chahal as a concussion substitute for Ravindra Jadeja. The all-rounder has been hit on the helmet in a bouncer by Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc. However, Jadeja continued to bat. During the 19th over, he underwent a hamstring injury and was declared unfit by the BCCI medical team. Interestingly, Chahal is the first Indian to achieve the feat.
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Australia's premier franchise cricket league Big Bash League (BBL) has announced three new rules to make the game more interesting. BBL has reduced the mandatory six-over powerplay to four. Besides, it added a two-over "Power Surge" that will make the fielding team deploy only two fielders out of the 30-yard circle from the 11th over. It has also added a new feature, the "X-factor Player", with which the teams can allow their 12th or 13th man… read-more
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The BCCI, ahead of India's tour of Australia, announced Tamil Nadu pacer, Thangarasu Natarajan, as a replacement for spinner Varun Chakravarthy for the T20I Series. Interestingly, Natarajan bowled more than 60 yorkers in the ongoing IPL tournament. The replacement was announced after Chakkravarthy suffered a shoulder injury. As a big loss, skipper Virat Kohli will miss the last three tests as he will be back to India on paternity leave.
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Cricket South Africa (CSA) on October 27 announced that it is exploring the possibilities to visit Pakistan in 2021. If all goes same as per the reports, it will become South Africa's first visit to Pakistan since 2007. Reportedly, CSA officials will visit Pakistan soon to assess security arrangements. In the meantime, South Africa will be having back-to-back home series against England, Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan till April.
Pakistan's cricketer Shoaib Malik became the first Asian to complete 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. The feat was achieved after he scored 74 runs in a domestic match in Rawalpindi. Malik has scored 10,027 runs in 395 T20 matches with an average of 37.41. Currently, Malik stands at third position in the list of highest run-scorers in T20s as the first and second are Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard respectively.
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