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Middlesex cricket club chairman slammed for saying ‘Black people prefer football’ during racism inquiry

Middlesex cricket club chairman slammed for saying ‘Black people prefer football’ during racism inquiry

The chairman of Middlesex County Cricket Club has faced backlash after making ‘controversial’ comments during an inquiry into racism in cricket. During the sports governance inquiry, which was presented in front of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Mike O’Farrell was one of the officials questioned alongside the English and Wales Cricket Board. The …

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Wishes pour in from cricket fraternity as batter turns 34

Wishes pour in from cricket fraternity as batter turns 34

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara turns 34 today (25 January). The Test cricketer’s role in the Indian team has almost been akin to that of a crisis man’s, showing strength and leading the team towards victory during crucial matches. The right-handed batter has played 95 test matches so far and has a stunning record of 6,713 …

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BBPL – A missed opportunity for Bangladeshi cricket

BBPL – A missed opportunity for Bangladeshi cricket

The 8th edition of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) cricket has kicked off this week. Right on the eve of the tournament, the natural expectation was that the focus would be on cricket, on fans showing their passion to get behind a tournament celebrating our national obsession. The reality couldn’t have been more starkly different. …

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KL Rahul Heaps Praises On Marco Jansen, Says ‘He is Going To Be The Next Big Thing In International Cricket’

KL Rahul Heaps Praises On Marco Jansen, Says ‘He is Going To Be The Next Big Thing In International Cricket’

KL Rahul heaped praises on South Africa pacer Marco Jansen, who recently made his Test and ODI debut against India. KL Rahul also praised Kagiso Rabada and Rassie van der Dussen, saying that every team needs players like them in IPL. Marco Jansen gave a fabulous performance during India vs South Africa Test series. The …

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Ravi Shastri Defends Indian Cricket Team, Says ‘There Will Be Wins And Losses’

Ravi Shastri Defends Indian Cricket Team, Says ‘There Will Be Wins And Losses’

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri does not see any reason to press the panic button after the team’s shocking Test and ODI series loss to an under-strength South Africa as he believes it is a “temporary phase” and the side will tide over it soon . (More Cricket News) In the backdrop of Virat …

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AFG vs NED, 3rd ODI Dream11 prediction: Fantasy cricket tips for Afghanistan vs Netherlands match

AFG vs NED, 3rd ODI Dream11 prediction: Fantasy cricket tips for Afghanistan vs Netherlands match

AFG vs NED fantasy11 and dream11 prediction today | Courtesy: @ACBOfficials&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspTwitter Afghanistan will square off against the Netherlands in the third and final ODI of the series at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha on Tuesday, January 25. Afghanistan have already won the three-match series and are leading 2-0, …

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We missed guys who help balance the squad: Rahul Dravid |  Cricket News

We missed guys who help balance the squad: Rahul Dravid | Cricket News

Indian coach identifies lackluster batting in middle overs and ineffective bowling as key problem areasWhen Rahul Dravid took over the helm of India in November, he claimed that his main job for the first few months would be to sit back and observe. Moments after his team was knocked out 3-0 in the ODIs in …

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Aussies summon speed champion Campbell to Ashes Test

Aussies summon speed champion Campbell to Ashes Test

Stella Campbell has been included in the Australian Ashes squad for this week’s one-off test at Manuka Oval, following Tayla Vlaeminck’s season-ending foot injury. The towering Campbell won 7-25 at Manuka Oval in a domestic one-day match earlier this month, and Australia are hoping the 19-year-old, who made her test debut against India at the …

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The Big Short: Strikers are cashing in on the all-rounder’s meteoric rise

The Big Short: Strikers are cashing in on the all-rounder’s meteoric rise

Short goes long in BBL six-hitting blitz Matt Short only needed 35 balls to put himself on the path from Big Bash outsider to one of BBL|11’s most devastating hitters. After being selected for just five games last season, the contract-free Short had met with Adelaide Strikers head coach Jason Gillespie at the end of …

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