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Virat Kohli: MS Dhoni played a big role in my becoming captain

Virat Kohli has credited MS Dhoni with playing a significant role in anointing him as his successor as India captain.Kohli took over as the full-time Test captain when Dhoni retired from the format midway through India's tour of...

Rohit Sharma nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

The BCCI has nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest sporting honour. The board has also nominated India fast bowler Ishant Sharma, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan and India woman allrounder Deepti Sharma for...

Cricket West Indies gives ‘in principle’ approval for England tour

CWI has approved West Indies' scheduled tour of England in principle following a meeting via teleconference on Thursday. The Test series, part of the World Test Championship, was originally slated to start on June 4 but was pushed...

Covid-19 crisis: Cricket West Indies announces temporary salary and fund cuts

Cricket West Indies has decided to temporarily slash salaries and funding across the entire regional cricket system by 50% starting July to deal with the "debilitating" impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has left the board facing a...

Players question UK government furlough rules after being told not to train

Furloughed county cricketers have been left frustrated by the specifics of the UK government's job retention scheme, having been advised by their counties that they should not use net facilities at local clubs despite the fact recreational players...

T20 World Cup fate under ‘very high risk’- Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts

The ICC may continue to insist that this year's men's T20 World Cup in Australia has not yet been postponed, but Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts said on Friday there's "a very high risk about the prospect"...

Surrey release Michael Di Venuto from his contract early

Surrey have announced that head coach Michael Di Venuto will not be returning to the club, even if county competition is able to resume later this summer. Di Venuto, who is currently in Australia and was contracted to...

ICC defers decision on 2020 T20 World Cup to June 10

An ICC board meeting set to discuss the fate of the T20 World Cup and the international calendar instead turned into a discussion about the "issue of confidentiality" and ended with the setting up of an "independent" investigation...

India Test snub a broken promise, says WACA chief executive Christina Matthews

Cricket Australia's decision to bypass Perth for India's four-match Test series this summer left the WACA chief executive Christina Matthews and chairman Terry Waldron fuming on Thursday.According to the West Australia cricket chiefs, they were promised a guaranteed...

Most county clubs built to last through Covid-19 crisis, Surrey chief says

The much-derided ownership model of most county cricket clubs has given them the best chance of surviving the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Surrey's chief executive.With some now advocating English cricket adopts a similar finance model to that seen...

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When a reporter asked Roger Federer if he could predict one player to have a breakout season in 2020, Federer replied: “I say that...

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