The Rohit Sharma-led Team India will kick off their 2022 T20 World Cup campaign in Australia with two practice matches Down Under, starting from October 16. Notably, India is scheduled to play the hosts in the first practice match on October 17 and New Zealand on October 19. The Indian team will get into action in the Super 12 stage, encountering arch-rivals Pakistan on October 23.
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In the T20I of the India V/S England match, Indian skipper Hardik Pandya shined with his performance, as he scored 51 runs of 31 balls, taking the team score to 198/8 in the first innings. With Pandya's help, Team India defeated England in the first T20I match, held on July 7. Briefing team England's score, they managed to secure 148 runs, in the first innings of the three-series T20 Match.
India's stand-in skipper, who is also leading the India-England series Jasprit Bumrah, was the highlight of the 5th Test match, day-2. On July 3, Bumrah became hero of the rain-marred day and took 3-35 to break the bat of English batting. With the stunning performance. England, at the end of Day, were struggling at 83-5, and Team-India at 416 runs, in the match. England won toss and decided to bowl.
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Amid the buzz about who'll lead as Team India coach in the T20 after Ravi Shastri's final endeavor as the coach, which will commence from October 17, media reports suggested batting-legend Rahul Dravid would replace him. However, the BCCI hasn't made any official statement. "Look, I mean our goal is to win the World Cup, I've no idea regarding what is happening on the coaching front," said Virat Kohli.
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Umran Malik of Jammu & Kashmir has been selected as India's net bowler for the Forthcoming T20 World Cup. In the IPL 2021, Malik played for SunRisers Hyderabad, setting a record for the fastest delivery at 153 kph in the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore on October 6. Malik accomplished this milestone against Devdutt Padikkal on the fourth delivery of the ninth over.
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The Indian cricket team has qualified for the ICC World Test Championship finals with its victory over England in the fourth Test on March 6. India will now compete with New Zealand in the finals slated from June 18-22 at Lord’s. Rishabh Pant was adjudged the Man of the Match for his 101-run knock that helped India to defeat the visitors by an innings and 25 runs.
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The losing streak of senior women's hockey continues as India suffered a 2-3 loss against Argentina B in the ongoing tour. India lost the game despite Salima Tete scoring the first goal in the sixth minute in the match. Reportedly, the core Indian side has zero victories with two draws(2-2, 1-1) and two defeats(1-2, 2-3) in the tour. The visitors now eye on their next match against the main Argentinian team.
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Bouncing back from a disheartening loss in the first test match, bruised, battered but resolute Team India on January 19 secured the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 with an emphatic 3-wicket win over Australia in the fourth Test at Brisbane. Chasing 328 in the fourth inning, India achieved the target in the 97th over with 18 balls to spare. Southpaw Rishabh Pant emerged as the hero of the inning with his unbeaten knock of 89 runs off 138… read-more
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Indian Cricketer Parthiv Patel on December 9 announced about his retirement from cricket, ending an 18-year professional cricket career. The 35-year-old played 25 Tests, 38 ODIs, and two T20s for India. The last international appearance of Patel was in a test match played against the South Africa at Johannesburg in January 2018. One of the youngest debutant in Indian cricket after Sachin Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla and L Sivaramakrishnan.
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