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India in England 2018: Pant, Kuldeep picked for first three England Tests, Rohit dropped

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and left-arm legspinning-sensation Kuldeep Yadav have been picked in India’s 18-man squad for the first three Tests. While Kuldeep was part of India’s squad for the Afghanistan Test in June, this was a maiden Test call-up for Pant, who has followed up a smashing IPL with important innings for the India A side in England. The squad was named for the first three Tests. The selectors didn’t consider Rohit Sharma‘s two limited-overs international centuries enough to hand him a Test comeback as the India A captain Karun Nair continued to…

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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to €18.8m tax payment, suspended sentence – reports

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish tax authorities to serve a two-year suspended sentence and pay an €18.8 million ($21.8m) fine in a tax evasion case, according to multiple reports on Friday. Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any time in jail under the deal because Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first offence can be served on probation. The 33-year-old Portuguese footballer is accused of evading €14.7m in taxes and, through his agents, has denied the allegations. Ronaldo is…

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FIFA World Cup 2018: The entire schedule

HIGHLIGHTS The FIFA World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15 A total of 32 teams will be competing for the coveted trophy Hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in the opener on Thursday FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia will see 32 nations competing for the coveted trophy. Each team has fielded a 23-man squad for the quadrennial event. The tournament starts from June 14 and will continue till July 15. Courtesy: TOI

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Kohli, Harmanpreet, Mandhana win top BCCI awards

India captain Virat Kohli will receive the BCCI’s Polly Umrigar award – honouring the best international cricketer – for the fourth time in his career following his consistent performance over the past two seasons. Also, for the first time ever, the BCCI will recognise the top women players of the year, at their awards function on June 12 in Bengaluru. Harmanpreet Kaur wins it for 2016-17 and Smriti Mandhana for 2017-18. The current No.1 ODI batsman in the world, Kohli has been in phenomenal form for the past three years, amassing 2757 runs at an average…

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IPL 2018 Final: Shane Watson the hero as CSK claim third IPL crown

Finally, the IPL trophy has come back to its spiritual home, Chennai, after six years. The city’s franchise did run into rough waters but it still boasts the best IPL crowds and the most consistent team, which won its third title with a chase that was as much perfection as it was a tribute to their captain MS Dhoni’s philosophies. Ridiculed as dad’s army for picking players a little long in the tooth, Super Kings won the final on a century from the 36-year-old Shane Watson, all but hobbling through for most of…

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AB de Villiers played for South African cricket team for 14 long years and is considered as one of the greatest batsmen ever. (Getty Images) Cricket News Sports 

AB de Villiers retires from international cricket, says ‘I am tired’

AB de Villiers, who played 114 Tests, 228 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and 78 T20 Internationals for South African cricket team, said the ‘the time is right’ for him to hang up his boots, bringing a close to a sterling 14-year career. AB de Villiers on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. De Villiers bowed out of international cricket as one of the greatest players to have represented South African cricket team, having played 114 Tests, 228 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and 78 T20 Internationals….

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BCCI Media Rights: Star India Wins E-Auction With 6138.1 Crore Bid, Completes Indian Cricket Broadcast Monopoly

Star India has bagged the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI) media rights for television and digital rights for the Indian cricket team and domestic championships from 2018 to 2023 on Thursday, after an intense bidding process that lasted three days. In a first of it’s kind E-action, Star India came on top against heavyweights like Sony and Jio after their bid of Rs 6138.1 Cr bagged them the prized broadcasting rights. The bidding process has ensured another huge windfall for the the BCCI as previously, Star paid…

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Salman Khan convicted; Saif, Tabu walk free in 1998 blackbuck poaching case

A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted Salman Khan. His ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Neelam however were acquitted in the 1998 blackbuck killing case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict in the case that had been going on for 20 years. Arguments on the punishment are underway.   Khan’s team is currently in discussion so that the actor gets bail today. If rejected, the actor may have to spend prison time till Monday, when the he can re-apply for bail. Khan…

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Cricket IPL News 

Vivo Indian Premier League 2018 Schedule

Vivo IPL 2018 schedule has been officially announced by BCCI and IPL board member. This is the 11th season of IPL and both banned team (CSK and RR) come back in this season. CSK fans have good news here. The first match will be held on 07th April 2018 between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai. The final of IPL will also take place at Mumbai only. Here is the complete list of IPL 2018 Schedule Download it and Save it.  IPL 2018 Schedule launched and You can bookmark this page or download it. VIVO INDIAN PREMIER…

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Smith, Warner banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia

Steven Smith and David Warner, formerly captain and vice-captain of Australia, have been banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia for their roles in the pre-meditated plan to tamper with the ball on the third day of the Cape Town Test against South Africa. Cameron Bancroft, the player actually caught tampering with the ball, has been banned for nine months. Smith and Warner have also been banned from captaining Australia for two years. An official announcement of their penalties is expected to be announced soon, as the fallout of the scandal, which…

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