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INDIA U19 SAIL INTO SUPER LEAGUE STAGE AFTER BIG WIN OVER IRELAND U19

INDIA U19 SAIL INTO SUPER LEAGUE STAGE AFTER BIG WIN OVER IRELAND U19

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India U19 sail into Super League stage after big win over Ireland U19 India made it two wins from two at the ICC Under 19 Men’s Cricket World Cup thanks to a brilliant batting performance against Ireland. Six of their players were ruled out of selection on the morning of the match, but the team still put up a comprehensive performance. The four-time champions made 307 for five from their 50 overs on the way to a 174-run win that puts them top of Group B. Opener Harnoor Singh set the tone for his team, back to his best form after only scoring a solitary run in the win over South Africa on Saturday. This time he made 88 before Matthew Humphreys trapped him lbw. However, by that point India were already closing in on 200, helped by Angkrish Raghuvanshi’s 79. They then set a daunting targ...
INDIA UNDER 19 – MEDICAL UPDATE

INDIA UNDER 19 – MEDICAL UPDATE

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MEDIA ADVISORY January 19th, 2022 India Under 19 – Medical Update The India U19 squad currently taking part in the ICC Under 19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022 have reported COVID-19 positive cases following RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests. Ahead of their second Group B clash against Ireland U19 on Wednesday morning, six members out of the 17-member squad were ruled out of selection. The medical status of the six members is as below: Sidharth Yadav - RT-PCR Test result has returned positive. Manav Parakh - Has shown symptoms. His RT-PCR test result is awaited. Rapid Antigen Test result has returned negative. Vasu Vats - Has shown symptoms. His RT-PCR test result is awaited. Rapid Antigen Test result has returned negative. Yash Dhull - Rapid Antigen Test result has returned po...
INDIA OFF TO WINNING START IN ICC U19 WORLD CUP

INDIA OFF TO WINNING START IN ICC U19 WORLD CUP

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India battled to a hard-fought heavyweight triumph over South Africa in their first game of the ICC U19 World Cup. The four-time champions edged a gripping Guyana clash against the 2014 winners as Yash Dhull and Vicky Ostwal starred to get their Caribbean campaign off to the perfect start. After South African left-arm seamer Aphiwe Mnyanda had caused mayhem with the new ball to reduce India to 11 for two, captain Dhull strode to the crease and showcased all the fighting spirit that has seen India crowned champions on four occasions since the turn of the century. Dynamic Dhull struck a measured 82 to steer his side towards a competitive total as Kaushal Tambe (35), Shaik Rasheed (31) and Nishant Sindhu (27) also made important contributions. Mnyanda’s early menace was supplemented ...
South Africa on top in Cape Town despite fighting Kohli fifty

South Africa on top in Cape Town despite fighting Kohli fifty

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Virat Kohli's fighting knock of 79 helped India post 223 on day one of the third Test against South Africa, even as Kagiso Rabada's excellent 4/73 pegged the visitors back. SCORECARD | FULL REPLAY ON ICC.tv Kohli led the fightback for India with a gritty 79 after the other batters fell prey to the South African bowling after India opted to bat. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal, the openers, made a watchful start in tricky conditions. They showed immense patience and went through the first 45 minutes of the morning session unscathed, putting on a stand of 31 runs in 11 overs. But Duanne Olivier struck on the second delivery of the 12th over to send Rahul back for 12. Agarwal (15) didn't last long either as he nicked out to Aiden Markram in the slips off Kagiso Rabada's bowling in the very ne...
BCCI INVITES QUOTATIONS FOR PROVISION OF PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES FOR MATCHES AND CERTAIN OTHER EVENTS

BCCI INVITES QUOTATIONS FOR PROVISION OF PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES FOR MATCHES AND CERTAIN OTHER EVENTS

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MEDIA ADVISORY January 11, 2022 BCCI invites quotations for Provision of Photography Services for Matches and Certain Other Events BCCI invites quotations from reputed entities to acquire the rights and obligations to provide the photography services for cricket matches and certain other events, through a tender process. Accordingly, BCCI is issuing the Request for Quotation for Provision of Photography Services for Matches and Certain Other Events (“RFQ”) which provides that detailed terms and conditions governing the submission and evaluation of quotations. The RFQ will be made available on receipt of payment of a non-refundable fee of INR 1,00,000 (Indian Rupees One Lakh Only) plus any applicable Goods and Services Tax. The RFQ will be available for purchase till January 18, 2022. I...
India aim to break Cape Town jinx in pursuit of history

India aim to break Cape Town jinx in pursuit of history

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SA vs IND, 3rd Test, preview India will look to seal their first-ever series win in South Africa at Cape Town, a venue where they have never beaten the hosts, for the final Test of the series. Overview  South Africa vs India, third Test Newlands, Cape Town January 11-15, 10:30 am local time India will welcome back skipper Virat Kohli for the series decider in Cape Town. It's a venue where they are yet to win a Test match, but if we have learnt anything from this Indian Test team in the recent past, it is that they have a knack for conquering fortresses. That said, the Newlands is the sort of venue where South Africa would back themselves to win. Since 2007, the hosts have lost just two Tests at the venue – against Australia in 2014 and England in 2020, the latter being the last Test th...
Sri Lanka lift international bans on Dickwella, Gunathilaka and Mendis

Sri Lanka lift international bans on Dickwella, Gunathilaka and Mendis

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Sri Lanka Cricket has lifted suspensions of Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella with immediate effect. The trio was handed a one-year ban from international cricket in July 2021 bio-security breach during Sri Lanka's tour of England last year. The ban also included a six-month suspension from domestic cricket, and a fine of approximately USD 50,000. "The latest decision was taken following a request made by the three players to Sri Lanka Cricket to lift the ban imposed on them, pursuant to the conclusion of the LPL 2021," said SLC in a statement. The SLC has agreed to lift their bans from international cricket from immediate effect on Friday, 7 January, also allowing all three of them to be able to engage in playing domestic cricket, and be available for nati...
Crictos are here! ICC, FanCraze launch into cricket metaverse

Crictos are here! ICC, FanCraze launch into cricket metaverse

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he ICC and FanCraze have come together to launch Crictos – the exciting new official digital collectibles program of the ICC. Here's everything you need to know about it. During the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, the ICC announced that it was working with FanCraze to deliver an official digital collectibles program. Crictos will be the only way to access and own official digital collectibles from the ICC’s events and will give fans around the globe an opportunity to own pieces of cricketing history. How can fans get their hands on Crictos? The first pack of Crictos are expected to drop via FanCraze in mid-January, with only a small number of fans invited to participate in the First Pack Drop as it will be a “closed beta” launch. Those who pre-register will go into a rando...
Bowlers make ICC Rankings top ten movements after first Test in South Africa

Bowlers make ICC Rankings top ten movements after first Test in South Africa

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ICC Rankings Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada were the high-profile movers in the ICC Test Rankings for bowling, while a number of players made big minor ranking jumps. South Africa's Rabada, who claimed seven scalps in the first Test in Centurion, has gone up one place to sixth position, with compatriot quick Lungi Ngidi rising 16 spots to move to 30th on the list. He finished with eight wickets of his own, with debutant left-arm fast bowler Marco Jansen entering the rankings in 97th position in an impressive first outing with the red ball in hand. On the Indian side of things, quicks Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami are among others to move up the rankings. Bumrah made a three-spot jump to ninth after finishing with five wickets in the Test, and Mohammad Shami has moved tw...
South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

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SA v IND, second Test, third day report Set a target of 240 by India, gutsy innings from the South African top order has left them 122 runs away from a series-levelling win in Johannesburg. SCORECARD A gutsy innings of 46* from captain Dean Elgar has kept South Africa in the hunt going into the fourth day. Needing 240 to win and draw the series, the Proteas went to stumps on 118/2. Earlier in the day, India started at 85/2, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane continued to show positive intent that helped India put on a sizeable lead the previous day. Pujara was confident in his front foot play and punished the bad balls for boundaries. Rahane too wasn't to be left far behind as he too kept the scoreboard ticking, even smashing a six off Marco Jansen's bowling. Both Pujara...