Cricket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 170 for 2 (Kohli 73, du Plessis 44, Rashid 2-32 ) beat Gujarat Titans 168 for 5 (Pandya 62*, Miller 34, Hazlewood 2-39) by eight wickets Virat Kohli finally broke out of the funk, with 73 off 54 balls, his highest score this IPL, to keep Royal Challengers Bangalore’s campaign alive, but
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VVS Laxman is likely to coach India on their short tour of Ireland, filling in for Rahul Dravid who will instead be in England to assist the team’s preparation for rescheduled fifth Test as well as the limited-overs series. Dravid will be with India’s Test squad, which will play a four-day game in Leicester from
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On a five-match losing streak, Sunrisers finally dropped Kane Williamson down the order, which brought immediate dividends with Priyam Garg, his replacement at the top of the order, and Rahul Tripathi bossing the first 16 overs with help from Nicholas Pooran. Despite the sensational pace of Umran Malik, Mumbai’s inexperienced batting line-up stayed alive till
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Tom Harrison is set to step down as chief executive of the ECB after seven-and-a-half years in post. Harrison was appointed in October 2014, starting full-time the following January, and has been a controversial figure throughout his tenure. He oversaw the introduction of the Hundred, which belatedly launched last summer, and while the £1.1 billion
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Former England captain Charlotte Edwards has been named Sydney Sixers’ new WBBL head coach as the club looks to turn around three seasons of poor results. Edwards, who is also coach of Southern Vipers in county cricket and has been an Adelaide Strikers assistant coach for five seasons, replaces Ben Sawyer who has been in
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The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) also named fast bowler Mohammed Shami in the squad although his participation will depend on clearance from the BCCI and head coach Rahul Dravid taking his workload management into account. However, it was 37-year-old Saha whose comeback headlined the Bengal squad after he had skipped the league stage citing
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Andrew Symonds, the former Australian allrounder who played in 26 Tests and 198 ODIs in an international career spanning from 1998 through 2009, has died in a car crash in Queensland. Symonds was 46 and is said to have been involved in an accident outside Townsville where he lived in retirement. In a statement, police
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