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After Melbourne Retort, Virat Kohli Stings James Faulkner With 'Fast Asleep' Taunt

Virat Kohli belted James Faulkner for 29 runs off 16 deliveries, including four fours and a six, during the Canberra ODI. © AFP Sydney: The Canberra ODI saw the second part of the now-famous Virat Kohli-James Faulkner banter almost bordering on a sledge, with the Indian superstar trying to upset the Australian all-rounder during another of his superlative innings. During the Melbourne match, when Faulkner tried to instigate Kohli, the…

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Vaas to assist Ireland during World T20

Chaminda Vaas was Sri Lanka’s bowling coach from February 2013 to April 2015 © AFP Ireland have appointed Chaminda Vaas, the former Sri Lanka seamer, as their bowling consultant ahead of the World T20. Vaas will begin his short-term assignment during Ireland’s visit to Abu Dhabi, where they will play two T20Is against UAE on February 14 and 16, and remain with the squad until the end of the World…

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Khawaja ends Rashid's BBL adventure

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja stole the show as Sydney Thunder eased past Adil Rashid‘s Adelaide Strikers to book their place in Sunday’s Big Bash League final. Khawaja made light work of Sydney’s victory target of 160, the opener moving to 104 from just 59 deliveries with the winning run off Rashid, who had earlier given the Strikers a chance by smashing 14 from the final three balls of the innings. Adelaide had…

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India vs Australia: Glenn Maxwell Doubtful for Fifth ODI Due to Injury

Canberra: Australia’s Glenn Maxwell is in doubt for the fifth and final ODI against India after the middle-order batsman was hit on the knee during his cameo in the home team’s fourth consecutive win in the cricket series.(Match Report | Scorecard | Highlights) Maxwell was struck on the right knee during the early stages of his entertaining blitz, which helped Australia post a challenging 348 for eight at the Manuka…

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Rogers, Allenby step up as Trescothick steps down

Marcus Trescothick has relinquished the Somerset captaincy after six seasons in the job © Getty Images Marcus Trescothick has promised his “unconditional support” to his replacements having stepped down as captain of Somerset. Trescothick, now aged 40, was appointed captain in 2010 but, despite leading the side through some of the most enjoyable, competitive years in their history, the trophies remained elusive. Chris Rogers, recently signed as Somerset’s overseas player,…

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Zimbabwe's Vitori reported for suspect action

Brian Vitori’s bowling action is under scrutiny © AFP Zimbabwe left-arm seamer Brian Vitori has been reported for a suspect action following the third T20 international against Bangladesh. Vitori will have to undergo a test on his action at an ICC-accredited centre within 14 days but can continue bowling in international cricket until the results are out. The ICC said that the match officials’ report had been handed over to…

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John Hastings Hopes to Make The Cut For Australia's World Twenty20 Squad

John Hastings is the leading wicket-taker for Australia with seven wickets to his name in the ongoing ODI series against India. © AFP Pacer John Hastings has provided boost to Australia’s ambitions of notching up a 5-0 whitewash in the ODI series against India, saying he is thriving on the extra responsibility following a few impressive performances. (Read More in Cricket) Hastings took the important wickets of centurion Shikhar Dhawan…

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Edwards and Brunt miss out on WBBL final

England internationals Charlotte Edwards and Katherine Brunt’s Perth Scorchers missed out on a place in the Women’s Big Bash League final after they were narrowly beaten by Sydney Thunder. Played at the Adelaide Oval ahead of the men’s BBL last-four clash between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder, the Scorchers were unable to chase 119 for victory. Edwards and Brunt tried their best with the bat, both making 18, but the…

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Chaminda Vaas to assist Ireland During ICC World Twenty20

Chaminda Vaas has worked as a bowling consultant for New Zealand and Sri Lanka, as well as coaching in the Indian Premier League. © AFP Former Sri Lanka bowler Chaminda Vaas is to help Ireland prepare for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India as a consultant bowling coach, Cricket Ireland announced on Thursday. (Read More in Cricket) The 41-year-old will link up with Ireland next month and remain with…

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Under-19 World Cup a Stepping Stone to Senior Team: Rahul Dravid

India’s Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid along with team captain Ishan Kishan during a press conference in Mumbai. © PTI Legendary batsman Rahul Dravid has advised young players not to take the forthcoming Under-19 World Cup as the crowning achievement of their careers, but as a stepping stone for bigger things, like representing their respective countries in the senior World Cup. (Read More in Cricket) The tournament is due to start…

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