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Saurashtra cricket team wins maiden Ranji trophy

The Saurashtra cricket team led by an inspiring skipper Jaydev Unadkat recently won the maiden Ranji trophy of the team. At the final clash on the fifth and final day at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot, the team stopped Bengal cricket team from clinching the trophy. There were several outstanding performers in the tournament ..

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi named Chairman of the National selection panel

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi has been named Chairman of the National selection panel by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of BCCI. The Cricket Advisory Committee has shortlisted a five-member group including former Indian pacer Harvinder Singh, Venkatesh Prasad, Rajesh Chauhan and LS Siva Ramakrishnan. BCCI also announced that the CAC will review the panel’s ..

India B clinchs 2019 Deodhar Trophy

Parthiv Patel-led India B has clinched the 47th edition of the Deodhar Trophy 2019 with a comprehensive 51-run win over India C in the final at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi,Jharkhand.

Jasprit Bumrah & Smriti Mandhana win prestigious Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of Year award this year

Premier speedster Jasprit Bumrah and batswoman Smriti Mandhana are the two Indian names among the five winners of the prestigious Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of the Year award. The other winners from Asia are Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman, Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne and Afghanistan Rashid Khan. Mandhana is the third woman to be named ‘Cricketer of ..

Deepti Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in single T20I

Off-spinner Deepti Sharma from Agra has become the 1st Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in T20I. This history was created during the India’s first T20I against South Africa at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium in Surat, Gujarat. She ended with figures of 4/8 with three of the four overs to lead India to victory. India ..

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware wins a bronze in 2019 World Championship

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has won a bronze in men’s 61Kg free-style category at the 2019 World Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. However, this was not an Olympic category and thus the bronze did not help Aware qualify for the Tokyo Games. It was India’s fifth medal at this edition of the World Championships with a ..

Paytm bags title sponsorship rights for Indian cricket team for 5 years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has extended title sponsor rights to Paytm for the Indian cricket team’s international and domestic matches with a winning bid of Rs 3.80 crore per match for the 4-year cycle commencing October, 2019. Over the next 4 years, India is set to host at least 86 ..

Former cricketer VB Chandrasekhar passes away

V.B. Chandrasekhar (57), the former India and Tamil Nadu cricketer, has passed away in Chennai on 15th August 2019. Fondly referred to as VB, he represented India in 7 ODIs, with an innings of 53 being his highest score. In 81 First Class matches, Chandrasekhar notched up 4999 runs at 43.09 with 10 centuries. After ..