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Would like to know what selectors think about Dhoni's future: BCCI President-elect Ganguly
By Tapan Mohanta
Kolkata, Oct 16 (PTI) The BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly has made it clear that he would like to know the national selection committee's plans with regards to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future and then give his opinion on the matter.
Back off and help players relax: Kumble's learnings from previous coaching stints
By Bharat Sharma
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Spin great Anil Kumble says one of the biggest learnings from his previous coaching stints, including the controversial one with the Indian team, is to "back off and help the players relax".
GFI president has no time for gymnastics, his letters are forged: IOA chief to FIG
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has written a strong letter to the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), alleging that the head of the national federation Sudhakar Shetty has no interest in the sport and is even unaware that his signatures wete "forged" by other officials.
ICA prepares tentative budget of Rs 15-20 crore at first meeting
By Bharat Sharma/Nikhil Bapat
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 16 (PTI) The Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) has prepared a tentative annual budget of Rs 15-20 crore to run its affairs as it met for the first time here on Wednesday.
India's performance was no match to atmosphere at Salt Lake: Chhetri
Kolkata, Oct 16 (PTI) India captain Sunil Chhetri on Wednesday said the team's underwhelming draw in the FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Bangladesh was no match to the electrifying atmosphere at the Salt Lake Stadium here.
I am like everyone else just that I control my emotions better: Dhoni
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Display of emotions is not something that one associates with Mahendra Singh Dhoni but the enigmatic former India skipper says he feels as strongly as anyone else, just that he is good at controlling the negative ones a lot better than most.
Lungi Ngidi: Of financial struggles, friendship with Rabada and 'Lungi Dance'
By Kushan Sarkar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Lungi Ngidi knew as a child that life wasn't a bed of roses but loved the fact that on a cricket pitch, the inequalities -- be it social or financial -- vanished with talent prevailing over everything else
Saina's struggles continue as she crashes out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 16 (PTI) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's struggles continued with a first round loss against Japan's Sayaka Takahashi in the Denmark Open here on Wednesday.
Hazare: Jaiswal's double century helps Mumbai beat Jharkhand
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (PTI) Seventeen-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal struck a blazing 203 as Mumbai beat Jharkhand by 39 runs in their final Elite Group A match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Wednesday.
India lacked mentality to beat Pakistan before Ganguly became captain: Akhtar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said he never felt India can beat Pakistan before Sourav Ganguly became the captain and attributed the "transformation of Indian cricket" to the BCCI president-elect
India beat Australia 5-1, qualify for final of Sultan of Johor Cup
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 16 (PTI) The Indian junior men's hockey team thrashed Australia 5-1 to qualify for the final of the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup here on Wednesday.
Tendulkar welcomes ICC's Super Over rule change
New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) He was the first to recommend it and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday welcomed the ICC's decision to stop boundary count as a way of deciding knockout games in its global tournaments like the World Cup.
T10 can help cricket become part of Olympic: Russell
Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (PTI) West Indies' big-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell on Wednesday reckoned that the advent of T10 format could help cricket become part of the Olympics.
Smith, Warner among most expensive players in The Hundred
London, Oct 16 (PTI) The Australian duo of Steve Smith and David Warner emerged as the most expensive players in the inaugural draft for The Hundred league, to be held in July.
Mumbai teenager Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes youngest cricketer to score 200
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (PTI) Mumbai teenager Yashasvi Jaiswal on Wednesday smashed his way into the record books by becoming the youngest player to score a List-A double century.
Delhi hammer Haryana in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Vadodara, Oct 16 (PTI) Spinners and an unbeaten 56 from Anuj Rawat helped Delhi complete an emphatic seven-wicket win over Haryana in a Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Wednesday.
Three UAE national team players suspended by ICC on charges of corruption
Dubai, Oct 16 (PTI) Three UAE national team players, including captain Mohammed Naveed, have been provisionally suspended on charges of corruption, the ICC said on Wednesday. PTI
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