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Virat Kohli to step down as T2OI captain after T20 World Cup in UAE

Virat Kohli on Thursday announced that he will step down as India’s T20I captain after the T20 World Cup scheduled in the UAE in October-November. Kohli, however, will continue to lead India in the Test and One-Day cricket. Virat Kohli has led India in 45 T20I internationals since taking over from MS Dhoni in 2017....

Fans to be allowed in stadiums for IPL matches in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the remainder of the IPL matches will be played in the UAE in the presence of spectators. It said that a limited number of spectators will be allowed in stadiums in the UAE where the tournament will resume from September 19. Notably,...

IPL had no role in cancellation of Manchester Test with England: Sourav Ganguly

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has rubbished speculations that the Indian Premier League (IPL) had a role behind the cancellation of the fifth and final Test between India and England at Manchester last week. The former India captain said that the Indian players were concerned about contracting COVID-19 and...

ECB moves ICC to decide the fate of the cancelled Test with India

After the fifth and the final Test between India and England at Manchester was called off, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has approached the International Cricket Council (ICC) to decide the fate of the cancelled Test. The development indicates that the ECB and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have...

India-England fifth and final Test cancelled: ECB

 The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced that the fifth and final Test between India and England at Manchester which was scheduled to start today has been cancelled. The ECB in a statement said, “Due to fears of a further increase in the number of COVID cases inside the camp, India are regrettably unable...

Here’s why BCCI president Sourav Ganguly raised doubt on the fate of the fifth Test against England

Former India captain and the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly has raised doubts on the future of the fifth and final Test against England in Manchester that is scheduled to start from Friday. Notably, a member of Team India’s support staff has tested positive for COVID-19. “We...

Ravi Shastri tests COVID-19 positive, 3 others also isolated

Indian cricket team’s head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19 in a lateral flow test, according to a statement issued by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday. Apart from Ravi Shastri, three other members of the support staff in close contact with the head coach have been isolated...

India, Pakistan kept in one group for T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the groups for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in Oman and the UAE from October 17 to November 14. Notably, India has been paired with Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan for the tournament...

Mithali Raj is now the highest run-scorer in women’s cricket across formats

India skipper Mithali Raj has become the highest run-scorer in women’s cricket across formats. Mithali achieved the feat surpassing England captain Charlotte Edwards during the third and final ODI against England. India won the match while chasing a target of 220 runs, making it the first victory of the visitors on their ongoing tour of...

BCCI to host T20 World Cup in the UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday confirmed that the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup in India will be shifted to the UAE. There will be no change in the dates for the T20 World Cup. The main leg will start from October 24 and the final will be...

BCCI postpones IPL 2021 as players, support staff test COVID positive

After several players and support staff tested positive for COVID-19, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Notably, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore that was scheduled at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday had to...

Shreyas Iyer ruled out of ODI series due to injury, likely to miss IPL matches as well

Team India player Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series against England. Iyer, who failed to make his mark in the first ODI against England at Pune, hurt his left shoulder while fielding in the eighth over. Down with excruciating pain, the cricketer left the ground and was immediately...