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India chief coach Anil Kumble defended his team after the hosts were bowled out for 105 in their first innings, resulting in Australia taking a commanding lead of 298 runs at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test on Friday. In response to Australia's 260 in the first innings, India were bowled out for a paltry 105 as left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe took his career-best six-wicket haul. For India, Lokesh Rahul was the top-scorer with 64. But India's bad performance end…
02.24 / 18:04
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Buoyed after helping Australia gain a vital 155-run first innings lead, left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who got his maiden six-wicket haul in the first cricket Test against India, credited his skipper Steve Smith for helping him stay calm here on Friday. Australia took a commanding 298 run-lead in the second innings, after ending the second day's play at 143/4, with Smith (59) and Mitchell Marsh (21) remaining undefeated. Earlier in the day, the 32-year-old O'Keefe spun a web taking…
02.24 / 15:29
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India collapsed for a meager total of 105 in their first innings in response to Australia's 260 on Day 2 of the first Test in…
02.24 / 15:21
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Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who was responsible for the Indian middle and lower-order collapse with a six-wicket haul, said that the host batsmen were unlucky to have nicked the ball and being…
02.24 / 15:21
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Pune: Buoyed after helping Australia gain a vital 155-run first innings lead, left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who got his maiden six-wicket haul in the first Test against India, credited his skipper Steve Smith for helping him stay calm here on Friday.Worst 7-wicket collapse, Kohli's rare duck & Ashwin breaks 37-year-old record Australia took a commanding 298 run-lead in the second innings, after ending the second day's play at 143/4, with Smith (59) and Mitchell Marsh (21) remaining…
02.24 / 15:09
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A relaxed Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take fresh guard when he leads his home team Jharkhand against Karnataka in a Group D fixture of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at Eden Gardens on Saturday. Dhoni has relinquished captaincy in all formats whereas in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 he recently faced a shocking ouster from the top-post of Rising Pune Supergiants after Steve Smith was named captain. Having virtually won all the trophies, Dhoni may not have anything to prove but in his…
02.24 / 13:48
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Pune: Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's career-best six-wicket haul and skipper Steve Smith's half century helped Australia take a commanding lead of 298 runs as they reached 143/4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.Smith, who was dropped thrice on 23, 29 and 37, was unbeaten on 59 with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh giving him company on 21 when the umpires dislodged the bails for the…
02.24 / 13:48
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Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's career-best six-wicket haul and skipper Steve Smith's half century helped Australia take a commanding lead of 298 runs as they reached 143/4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday. Smith, who was dropped thrice on 23, 29 and 37, was unbeaten on 59 with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh giving him company on 21 when the umpires dislodged the bails for the day.…
02.24 / 13:30
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Riding on Steve O'Keefe's brilliant bowling, Australia bundled India out for 105 runs in the first innings on the second day of the first cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Friday. O'Keefe wreaked havoc on the Indian camp, bagging six wickets for 35 runs. India are now 155 runs behind the visitors, who took seven wickets in the second session to put themselves in a commanding position. While the pitch is undoubtedly hard to bat on, India did themselves no…
02.24 / 13:30
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The MS Dhoni-led Jharkhand team will take on Karnataka in a Group D fixture at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on…
02.24 / 13:21
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Cricket South Africa (CSA) today named two uncapped players, Heinrich Klaasen and Theunis de Bruyn, in the Standard Bank Proteas Test squad for the three-match series against New Zealand starting next month. Morne Morkel returns to the squad after missing the recent Test series against Sri Lanka, while there is also place for fellow fast bowler Chris Morris, who was injured for a large part of last year after making his debut against England. Another quick, Duanne Olivier, who made…
02.24 / 12:49
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A total of 15 wickets fell on Day 2 of the first Test between India and Australia in Pune on Friday which saw the visitors end the day with a 298-run…
02.24 / 11:57
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Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, who is the first Indian woman athlete to win a silver medal at the Olympics , has accepted a government job which was offered by the Andhra Pradesh Government following her Rio de Janeiro triumph.Sindhu's mother Vijaya confirmed the news to ANI about her daughter's willingness to take the offer of Deputy Collector.The 21-year-old shuttler has been working with Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) since 2013 and is currently an assistant manager (sports) at its…
02.24 / 11:05
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Kolkata: India batsman Manish Pandey, who is part of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said new recruits Chris Woakes and Trent Boult would make the difference for the city-based franchise in the cash-rich Twenty20 cricket league starting April 5.England's Woakes and New Zealand's Boult were roped in for Rs 4.2 crore and Rs 5 crore, respectively, in the 2017 auctions."These two players, Woakes and Boult, will be really good," Pandey, who is playing for…
02.24 / 11:05
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The Australian selectors have recalled experience batter Rachael Haynes to the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars squad for the three-match One Day International Rose Bowl Series against New Zealand starting in Auckland next week. Haynes, 30, is no stranger to the national side having played 63 matches for Australia, including 33 ODIs in which she averaged a healthy 31.28 with the bat.  She was also a member of the victorious Australian side that claimed the 2013 ICC Women’s World Cup, …
02.24 / 08:56
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Steve O'Keefe decimated the Indian middle-order, with three wickets in one over, as he captured 6/35 -- his first-ever five-wicket haul or more in Test…
02.24 / 08:50
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Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday broke Kapil Dev's 37-year-old…
02.24 / 08:50
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New Zealand WHITE FERNS Coach Haidee Tiffen is hoping bad luck stops at three after losing a third player for the season to a hand injury. Maddy Green has joined Sophie Devine (dislocated thumb) and Leigh Kasperek (broken little finger) on the sidelines for the remainder of the season after breaking her left thumb while taking the catch that dismissed Amanda-Jane Wellington during the WHITE FERNS’ series-winning Twenty20 victory over Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday. Anna P…
02.24 / 08:19
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Virat Kohli got out for a duck against Australia on Friday. This was his first duck since in Tests since August,…
02.24 / 08:11
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Sachin Tendulkar was the first cricketer to score a double-century in One-Day Internationals exactly seven years…
02.24 / 07:30
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