SRH vs RR Dream11 Team Prediction IPL 2021

Match no. 40 Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Rajasthan Royals at Dubai International Stadium. PREVIEW Sunrisers Hyderabad hasn’t been so good in this entire season of IPL 2021, They just won a single …

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5th Test Match at Manchester Cancelled

The fifth Test match between India and England, scheduled to begin today, has been cancelled, England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Friday. There was uncertainty regarding the fifth and final Test …

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Dale Steyn Announces Retirement

Legendary South African pacer Dale Steyn on Tuesday announced that he is officially retiring from cricket. Steyn took to Twitter to share the announcement of his retirement. Steyn played 93 Tests, 125 …

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TKR vs BR Dream11 Team Prediction CPL 2021 (100%winning)

The 4th match of the Hero CPL T20 will see Trinbago Knight Raiders facing off against Barbados Royals on 28th August at Warner Park.

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Trinbago Knight Riders are currently placed at the fifth position on the points table of this season of the Hero CPL T20 whereas Barbados Royals is currently placed at the bottom of the points table.

Trinbago Knight Riders played one match in this season of the CPL T20 where they were unable to win that match while Barbados Royals also played one game in this season where they too, lost that game.

Both the teams have played seventeen matches against each other in this format where Trinbago Knight Riders won ten matches while Barbados Royals managed to win seven games.

Pitch Report:

The surface is a batting-friendly wicket and is expected to assist the batters hugely in both innings. There is very little help on offer for the pacers early on.

Weather Report:

The temperature is expected to hover around 27¬įC on the matchday with 80 % humidity and 21 km/hr wind speed. There are 17 % chances of precipitation during the game.

Probable XIs:

Trinbago Knight Riders: Lendl Simmons, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard©, Denesh Ramdin(wk), Isuru Udana, Sunil Narine, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Jayden Seales

Barbados Royals: Jason Holder©, Johnson Charles, Glenn Phillips, Shai Hope(wk), Azam Khan, Kyle Mayers, Thisara Perera, Ashley Nurse, Hayden Walsh, Oshane Thomas, Mohammad Amir

Match Details

Match: Barbados Royals vs Trinbago Knight Riders, 4th T20

Date and Time: 28th August  4:30PM IST

Venue: Warner Park, St Kitts

 

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GUY vs TKR Dream11 Team Prediction CPL 2021 (100%winning)

The 1st match of the Hero CPL T20 will see Guyana Amazon Warriors facing off against Trinbago Knight Riders Warner Park.

The 9th season of the Hero CPL T20 is scheduled to take place from 26th August to 5th September. Six teams will be participating in this tournament. A total of 33 matches will be played in this tournament and all these matches will be played at Warner Park, Basseterre. Trinbago Knight Riders will enter this tournament as the defending champions.

Guyana Amazon Warriors will be taking on Trinbago Knight Riders in the inaugural match of this season of the Hero CPL T20. Guyana Amazon Warriors played ten matches in the last season of the Hero CPL T20 where they managed to win six matches whereas Trinbago Knight Riders also played ten matches in the previous season where they won all of those matches.

HEAD TO HEAD 

Both the teams have met twenty-one times in this league where Guyana Amazon Warriors won nine matches while Trinbago Knight Riders won eleven games. Another exciting and entertaining match is on the cards

Weather Report:

The temperature is expected to hover around 26¬įC on the matchday with 73 % humidity and 23 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.

Pitch Report:

The Warner Park, Basseterre is a batting-friendly surface and is expected to assist the batters once again here. Pacers might get some help towards the latter half of the match while spinners may come in handy in the middle overs.

Probable XIs:

Guyana Amazon Warriors: Brandon King, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Mohammad Hafeez, Nicholas Pooran, Shoaib Malik, Shimron Hetmyer, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, Odean Smith, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir

Trinbago Knight Riders: Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Darren Bravo, Colin Munro, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Isuru Udana, Yasir Shah, Khary Pierre, Jayden Seales, Ali Khan

Match Details

Match: Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders, 1st T20

Date and Time: 26th August  7:30PM IST

Venue: Warner Park, St Kitts

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Suniel Shetty Reacted To KL Rahul’s Century At Lord’s

Suniel Shetty praised India opener KL Rahul for his century against England on the first day of the second Test at the Lord’s cricket ground. He also thanked the cricketer for giving a wonderful gift to him on his birthday.

Suniel Shetty turned 60 on August 11, a day before Rahul showed his class in tough conditions to put India on top early in the Test against the hosts.

Sharing a clip of the cricketer on Instagram, Suniel Shetty wrote, “100 at the Mecca of cricket! Congratulations and god bless baba”

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Pakistan name 19-player squad for West Indies Test Series

Pakistan have announced a 19-member Test squad for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) fixtures against the West Indies. The two-Test series will commence at Sabina Park on Thursday

The squad was confirmed by Pakistan captain Babar Azam during his pre-series media conference on Wednesday.

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Looking at the likely team composition for the two Tests and giving preference to wellbeing of the players, it has been agreed to release Haris Rauf and Mohammad Nawaz so that they can return to Pakistan and spend quality time with their families,” Babar said in a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) release.

“This will also give them a few extra days to relax, regroup and recharge for the commitment ahead, which commence with the series against Afghanistan.

Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (vc and wk), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Yasir Shah, and Zahid Mahmood

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Bangladesh Bowl Australia Out For Their Lowest T20I Total

Bangladesh had secured their first series win over Australia after winning the opening three matches.

Bangladesh bowled out Australia for their lowest T20I total of 62 runs, and won the five-match series 4-1.

Shakib Al Hasan took four wickets as Bangladesh skittled out Australia for their lowest ever Twenty20 total of 62 to seal the series 4-1 on Monday.

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Chasing 123 for victory, Australia crashed out in 13.4 overs with Shakib returning figures of 4-9 with his left-arm spin in the 60-run rout in the fifth match in Dhaka.

Earlier Mohammad Naim made 23 in Bangladesh’s 122 for eight after electing to bat.

Dan Christian and Nathan Ellis took two wickets each.

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AUS vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction 3rd T20I 2021 (100%winning)

The 3rd T20I match between Bangladesh and Australia will be played on 6th August at the Shere Bangla National Stadium

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Bangladesh and Australia played two matches against each other in this five-match T20I series so far where Bangladesh won both matches against Australia and is currently leading the series by 2-0.

After winning the first game by 23 runs, Bangladesh beat Australia by 5 wickets in the second T20I. In the second game, Australia won the toss and elected to bat. Coming to bat, Australia lost both of their openers on the score of 31.

Mitchell Marsh and Moises Henriques handled the innings pretty well as both of them smashed 45 runs and 30 runs respectively for the team. After their wickets fell, no other Australian batters managed to score runs

Pitch Report:

The Shere Bangla National Stadium supplies a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive decent amount of help from the surface.

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Probable XIs:

Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah©, Nurul Hasan(wk), Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed

Australia: Alex Carey, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade©(wk), Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Match Details

Match: Australia vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20

Date and Time: 6th August 2021, at 5:30 PM IST

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium

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PAK vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction 2nd T20I 2021 (100%winning)

The 2nd T20I match between West Indies and Pakistan will be played on 31st July at the Providence Stadium

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The first T20I match between West Indies and Pakistan got abandoned due to rain. In that game, Pakistan won the toss and they elected to field. Coming to bat, West Indies top-order failed to help them with a good start as they lost three wickets in the first powerplay itself.

After the first four wickets fell, Kieron Pollard came in and knocked 22 quick runs in just 9 balls before the rain started pouring down heavily.

West Indies stacked 85 runs for the loss of five wickets on the board at the end of 9 overs before the umpires decided to call off the game. Hasan Ali grabbed 2 vital wickets for Pakistan.

Pitch Report:

The surface at the Providence Stadium is a balanced one, with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer.

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 Probable XIs:

West Indies: Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Kieron Pollard©, Jason Holder, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein

Pakistan: Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Babar Azam©, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir

Match Details

Match: Pakistan vs West Indies, 2nd T20

Date and Time: 31st July 2021, at 8:30 PM IST

Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana

 

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Ben Stokes takes indefinite break from cricket to focus on mental health

Ben Stokes has pulled out of the India Test series to take an indefinite break from cricket.

The star all rounder has taken the decision to leave the game for a time in order to prioritise his mental well-being following several years of emotional highs and lows.

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The ECB said the allrounder will take time out of the game to focus on his mental wellbeing, as well as allowing more time for recovery from a finger injury.

Craig Overton will replace Stokes in the squad for the first two Tests against India, scheduled to take place at Trent Bridge and Lord’s from August 6.

Stokes also needs to further look after his left index finger which continues to cause him huge amounts of pain despite having healed after surgery.

It is though the need to step away from the game ahead of the biggest contest of the summer that will stun cricket fans who had hoped to see the 30-year-old back in whites for the first time since the winter.

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The 3rd T20I match between Sri Lanka and India will be played on 29th July at the R. Premadasa Stadium.

After losing the first T20I brutally, the Sri Lankan team made a great comeback and beat India by 4 wickets in the second game to square the series at 1-1. The Indian squad was hit by a Covid-19 case (Krunal Pandya) which ended up pushing nearly 8 more members into isolation. India will be without them in the 3rd T20I as well. There were 4 debutants for India in the 2nd T20I.

In the second T20I match, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field. Coming to bat, India got a good start as the openers shared a 49-run partnership for the first wicket. After the first wicket fell, Devdutt Padikkal came in at no.3 and knocked 29 handy runs. But once his wicket fell, no other Indian batsmen looked comfortable enough to score runs.

Pitch Report:

The R. Premadasa Stadium provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive decent amount of help from the surface.

Probable XIs:

Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Dasun Shanaka©, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya

India: Shikhar Dhawan©, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(wk), Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy

Match Details

Match: Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd T20

Date and Time: 29th July 2021, at 8:00 PM IST

Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

 

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PAK vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction 1st T20I 2021 (100%winning)

The 1st T20I match between West Indies and Pakistan will be played on 28th July at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown.

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Pakistan is coming off a 3-match T20I series defeat against England in England by a 1-2 margin while West Indies thrashed Australia 4-1 recently in the 5-match T20I series.

Both the teams have met 14 times in this format, where Pakistan won 11 games while West Indies managed to win just 3 of them. Pakistan is being led by their usual skipper Babar Azam while Kieron Pollard is leading the Windies troops in this series.

Both the teams are into the final stages of their ICC T20 World Cup practices. The T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place later this year in October.

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Pitch Report:

The Kensington Ova, Bridgetown provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive decent amount of help from the surface.

Probable XIs:

West Indies: Even Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard ©, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Obed McCoy, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell

Pakistan: Mohammed Rizwan(wk), Babar Azam©, Shoaib Maqsood, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain

Match Details

Match: Pakistan vs West Indies, 1st T20

Date and Time: 28th July 2021, at 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown.

 

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IND vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction 2nd T20I 2021 (100%winning)

The 2nd T20I match between Sri Lanka and India will be played on 28th July at the R. Premadasa Stadium.

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In the first T20I match, India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs. In that game, Sri Lanka won the toss and was elected to field first. Coning to bat, India lost their first wicket in the very first over as the debutant Prithvi Shaw was caught behind on a duck.

Coming to chase, Sri Lanka failed to chase down the target and lost all their ten wickets at 126 runs, Charith Asalanka was the only one who looked comfortable and smashed the highest for them (44 runs). Bhuvneshwar Kumar announced his arrival in form by hunting 4 wickets while Deepak Chahar took 2 crucial wickets.

Pitch Report:

The R. Premadasa Stadium furnishes a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the middle overs while pacers will be in the game throughout.

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Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Shaw, Deepak Chahar, Gowtham, Ishan Kishan, Chahal won’t be available for the second and third T20 against Sri Lanka.

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Probable XIs:

Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka©, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera

India: Shikhar Dhawan©, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(wk), Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy

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  • Wanindu Hasaranga¬†
  • Charith Asalanka¬†
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Suryakumar Yadav

Match Details

Match: Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd T20

Date and Time: 28th July 2021, at 8:00 PM IST

Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

 

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Shivam Dube Ties Knot with Girlfriend Anjum Khan

Shivam Dubey tied the knot with long-time girlfriend Anjum Khan on Friday. The Rajasthan Royals player shared pictures from his wedding ceremony in Mumbai on social media and posted a ravishing caption saying, ‘This is where we are starting. The interreligious couple is said to have married according to both Hindu and Muslim traditions.’

Shivam Dubey emerged as a talented Indian cricketer after his outstanding performance in the T20 Mumbai League. IPL in 2021, Dubey moved to Rajasthan Royals after representing Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for season two. Several IPL franchises like Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC) had also shown interest in signing the player, though they were bought by Rajasthan for Rs 4.4 crore during the auction.

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After Shivam Dubey shared pictures of the wedding on his Instagram, many cricketers like Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tewatia and others have wished the beautiful couple a happy new life. Shivam Dubey’s IPL 2021 team Rajasthan Royals has also posted from their social media to bless Shivam Dubey and Anjum Khan. ‘Sharing a picture of the happy couple,’ RR tweeted ‘Congratulations.

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WI vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction 1st T20I 2021 (100%winning)

The first T20I between Australia and West Indies is set to take place at the Daren Sammy National Stadium in Gros Islet.

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West Indies is coming off a recent 5-match home T20I series defeat to the Proteas by a 2-3 margin. Even Lewis top-scored for the Windies in that series, smashing 178 runs in 5 games while Dwayne Bravo was the leading wicket-taker of the series.

Australians, meanwhile, are back in action after a long hiatus as they resume their T20 World Cup preparations. Led by Aaron Finch, the Aussies have a well-balanced squad filled with talent and experience.

Australia last played a T20I series in February-March when they toured New Zealand, they lost the 5-match series by a 2-3 margin.

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  • Matthew Wade
  • Chris Gayle
  • Evin Lewis¬†
  • Andre Russell
  • Mitchell Starc

Predicted Playing XIs

West Indies Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Obed McCoy, and Fidel Edwards

Australia Aaron Finch (c), Matt Wade, Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Christian, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, and Riley Meredith

Pitch Report:

The surface at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium is a balanced one, with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer.

Match Details

Match: West Indies vs Australia, 1st T20I

Date and Time: 10th July 2021, at 5:00 AM IST

Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia  

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PSL 2021 to resume on June 9 in Abu Dhabi in UAE

ON THURSDAY, the PCB confirmed that the remainder of the 2021 edition of the Pakistan Super League will resume on June 9 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

The 30 matches of the group stage will be followed by the playoffs. There will also be six doubleheaders, which will include the June 21 games – Qualifier and Eliminator 1.

‚ÄúWe have continued to take decisive actions in the face of ongoing pressures and major challenges outside of our control over the last 10 days,‚ÄĚ Pakistan Cricket Board chief executive Wasim Khan said.
“Our priority was always to deliver the complete tournament in Pakistan. However, due to extenuating circumstances, we had to shift from that thinking for the remaining matches.”
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The PSL final is due to take place on June 24 and the Pakistan national team is scheduled to fly to England the next day for three one-day internationals and three T20s.
The PCB has flown players and team officials of six franchises by chartered flights though some players, including Quetta Gladiators’ Sarfaraz Ahmed, went to Abu Dhabi on commercial flights. Sarfaraz was first not allowed to board a commercial flight from Karachi before another flight.  

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IPL 2021 to resume in UAE

The BCCI, during its Special General Meeting, formally decided that the unfinished part of the Indian Premier League 2021 will be held in the United Arab Emirates.

The move to stage the IPL in the UAE was largely expected. As reported earlier, the BCCI has already had an informal agreement with the Emirates Cricket Board. The formal decision was taken on Saturday (May 29) to move the remainder of IPL 2021 to the UAE – in view of the bad weather in India around September-October, when it wants to host the remaining 31 IPL games.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said during the SGM that the BCCI is ‘positive’ of getting the tax exemption for the World Cup from the Indian government.

The IPL was postponed after 29 games, when Covid entered the bubble. It is set for a restart after India’s five-match Test series in England that concludes on September 14. With India reeling under the second wave of the pandemic, there’s a question mark over organising the T20 World Cup in India as well, but as the BCCI said, the members expressed optimism. The BCCI will communicate its decision to the ICC ahead of its Board meeting on June 1.

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Indian women to play maiden pink ball Test in Australia later this year

The Indian women’s cricket team will compete in its maiden day-night Test from September 30 to October 3 when it tours Australia this year.

The match will be played in Perth, which hasn’t hosted a day-night game as yet, Cricket Australia said after BCCI secretary Jay Shah Shah made the initial announcement.

“Taking forward our commitment towards women’s cricket, I am extremely pleased to announce that Team India @BCCIwomen will play in their first-ever pink ball day-night Test later this year in Australia,” Shah tweeted.

The Indian women’s team, which will play its first Test in seven years from June 16 in England, will compete in another one during the tour of Australia.

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The team will also play three ODIs (from September 19 to 24) and as many T20 International matches (from October 7 to 11) Down Under. India last played a Test against Australia in 2006.

The pink ball Test between India and Australia will be only the second such match to be held in the history of women’s cricket.

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Rahul Dravid To Coach Team India On Sri Lanka Tour

Former India skipper and current National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid will coach the Indian limited-overs team that will play a six-game series against Sri Lanka in July. This will be his second stint with the Indian team after working with the boys as batting consultant during the England tour in 2014.

Speaking to ANI, a BCCI official in the know of developments confirmed that the NCA head would be leading the team as the trio of Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun and Vikram Rathour will be in England with the Test team.

“The Team India coaching staff will be in the UK and it is best that the young team is guided by Dravid as he has already worked with almost all of the India ‘A’ boys.

The comfort the youngsters share with him will be an added advantage,” the official said. Before taking over as the head of NCA in 2019, Dravid had worked closely with the current crop of youngsters in the Indian team at the U-19 level as well as in the India ‘A’ team.

In fact, he is seen to have played an integral role in building a solid bench strength for the national team over the last couple of years — having taken charge of the U-19 and ‘A’ team in 2015.

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Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya Likely To Lead India On Sri Lanka Tour

Opener Shikhar Dhawan and flamboyant allrounder- turned specialist batsman Hardik Pandya will be locked in a two-way fight for India captaincy if Shreyas Iyer doesn’t get fit in time for the white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July.

India’s limited-overs specialists will be playing three T20 Internationals and as many ODIs in the island nation during the second half of July, when big guns like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be in England for a marquee five-match Test series. “It is still not clear if Shreyas will recover fully and will be match-fit in time for tour of Sri Lanka.

Normally, a surgery of this scale along with rest, extensive rehab and training to get back in shape takes around four months,” a senior BCCI source privy to selection matters told PTI on conditions of anonymity. ¬†

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“In case Shreyas was available, he would have been the automatic choice for captaincy,” the senior BCCI source added.

It’s only logical that the two contenders for captaincy are 35-year-old Dhawan, who has had good “one and half IPLs” in last two seasons and Pandya junior, who is one of the most accomplished match-winners.

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Virat Kohli Gets Vaccinated.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Monday received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Kohli shared an Instagram story while taking the vaccine, and wrote “Vaccinate as soon as you can please”.

Kohli expressed gratitude towards healthcare and frontline workers who have helped everyone in difficult times in fighting the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma have joined hands with the crowd-funding platform Ketto to start their fundraising campaign ‘In This Together’ to raise¬†‚āĻ7 crore to help India in these testing times of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have also contributed¬†‚āĻ2 crores for the initiative.

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Meanwhile, Indian pacer Ishant Sharma and his wife Pratima Singh also received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. “Thankful for this and grateful for all the essential workers.

Happy to see the smooth running of the facility & management. Let’s all get vaccinated at the earliest,” Ishant wrote on his twitter handle.

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India will tour Sri Lanka in July for limited overs series confirms Sourav Ganguly.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited-overs bilateral series.

Big names such as skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma will not be part of the tour as they will be engaged in a marquee five-match Test series in England.

There will be at least 5 T20 Internationals and may be three ODIs in Sri Lanka. India’s tour of England will end on September 14 and with the schedule of the remainder of IPL yet to be chalked out, the¬†BCCI¬†would want the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal to be match ready.

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“The BCCI president is very keen that all our top players are match ready and since England doesn’t have a white ball leg the month of July can be utilized well,” a BCCI source told PTI while explaining the logic behind the tour.

For the Kohlis and Sharmas, they need not come from UK, which has in place some hard quarantine rules. “Technically, in the month of July there are no official senior India team matches. The Test squad will be playing intra squad games.

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Prasidh Krishna tests positive for Covid-19.

Prasidh Krishna is the latest from the Indian Premier League (IPL) to test positive for COVID-19.

Krishna, 25, made his India debut earlier this year in the ODI series against England in Pune and picked six wickets in three matches.

Chakravarthy and Warrier were the first two players to test positive for Covid-19 in the bubble not just from the Knight Riders camp but in the 2021 IPL, which was postponed indefinitely.

It later emerged that Wriddhiman Saha of the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Amit Mishra of the Delhi Capitals had also tested positive among players.

On Saturday, NZC announced that Seifert had also tested positive and would stay back in India before flying back to New Zealand.

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Krishna played seven games for the Knight Riders in the 2021 IPL, picking up eight wickets at an economy rate of 9.16. Krishna will hope to recover in time to be in a bubble with the Indian side, which is expected to leave for the UK on June 2.

Krishna, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Avesh Khan and Arzan Nagwaswalla were among the four standby players named by the selectors as part of the enlarged squad that will remain in the UK from June to September.

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Tim Seifert tests positive for Covid-19.

KKR’s Tim Seifert tests positive for Covid-19, to be treated in Chennai before flying home

Seifert had joined the Knight Riders as a replacement for the injured USA bowler Ali Khan during IPL 2020. He was retained ahead of the auction in February this year but did not get a game in IPL 2021.

Seifert becomes the third player from the KKR camp to have contracted the virus in the now-postponed IPL 2021, after Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier.

As per New Zealand Cricket’s statement, Seifert failed both his pre-departure RT-PCR tests and is currently experiencing “moderate symptoms”. The statement also noted that he had “returned seven negative tests in the 10 days leading up to his pre-departure protocols”.

The wicket-keeper-batsman is expected to be transferred to Chennai for treatment, in the same private hospital where former Australia cricketer and Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey has been staying since testing positive for COVID-19.

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Once Seifert serves the statutory period of isolation and tests negative for COVID-19, he will be transferred back to New Zealand where he will serve the mandatory 14-day period of managed isolation.
One of the two charter flights transporting New Zealand’s IPL contingent back home has already departed India, and the other will leave this evening (NZ time) after being delayed for logistical reasons.

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Jimmy Neesham trolls Jasprit Bumrah on birthday post for his wife Sanjana Ganesan.

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Jimmy Neesham to have some fun with on social media. Neesham, who is infamous for being very active on social media has had fun with his friend Maxwell and many either cricketers with hilarious replies on their Instagram posts now showed his sense of humor on his MI teammate Bumrah’s post.

Taking to social media, Bumrah shared a lovely pic of the duo as his wife celebrates her 30th birthday. He captioned it reading, “Happy birthday to the person who steals my heart every day. You‚Äôre my person, I love you.” Jasprit Bumrah shared a beautiful black and white picture of himself with Sanjana Ganesan, presumably from the time the couple got married in March. He wished his wife a happy birthday, writing how she steals his heart every day.

Several fans flocked to the comments section to celebrate the happy couple, while also wishing Sanjana Ganesan a happy birthday. But Jimmy Neesham was at it again with his social media antics, posting a funny comment on Bumrah’s picture.

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The Kiwi all-rounder hilariously described how he first thought Jasprit Bumrah was referring to Trent Boult in the adorable caption. Jimmy Neesham made the following comment on the 27-year-old’s Instagram post.

Bumrah, who got hitched earlier this year, did not get to spend time with his wife Sanjana as both of them resumed their work soon post their marriage. Now with the IPL suspended and everyone returning their home, Bumrah made sure to wish his wife on her special day.

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Raising Funds For COVID-19 Relief Work In India.

Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma posted a video on social media, Kohli and Anushka expressed concern at the COVID-19 situation in India and shared the details of a fundraiser they have organized for relief work. “Since the Covid-19 outbreak, our country is going through trying times, our health systems are being challenged, we need to come together and help our India,” Kohli wrote in an Instagram post. “Anushka and I have started a campaign on Ketto, to raise funds for Covid-19 relief, and we would be grateful for your support.

On the Ketto page for the crowdfunding, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma began with donating Rs 2 crore for the cause and it has since accumulated Rs 2,11,91,390. The target of crowdfunding is to raise Rs 7 crore.

Assuring their fans that the battle against COVID-19 can be won if “we’re in it together”, Kohli and Anushka urged to “join our movement.” Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Announce Campaign For Raising Funds For COVID-19 Relief Work In India

“We will do everything we can to make a difference, but we need your help to fight this. I urge you all to join our movement. Let’s do our part to keep our country safe and strong. Thank you. Click on the link in my bio to make an impact,” Kohli wrote in the Instagram post.

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Earlier, Anushka had announced in a separate post on social media that she and her husband Kohli will begin a “movement” in the country’s fight against COVID-19.

In the video posted on Friday, Anushka said: “Things have been very tough for India, and it really pains us to see our country suffer like this.” Asking fans to donate to her¬†fundraiser, Anushka said, “Every little bit makes a difference.”

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