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Doubts over Steve Smith’s participation in 2019 Bangladesh Premier League

Doubts over Steve Smith’s participation in 2019 Bangladesh Premier League

Steve Smith’s participation in the 2019 Bangladesh Premier League is in doubt, following a meeting on Tuesday that ended in a deadlock. The BPL’s technical committee has now asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board to take a final decision on whether the former Aussie ...

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December 11th, 2018

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“Bat Flip” to replace “Coin Toss” in Big Bash

“Bat Flip” to replace “Coin Toss” in Big Bash

There will be no more “heads” or “tails” in the Australian Big Bash League. Instead it’s going to be “hills” or “flats” as an Australian backyard tradition takes center stage. The coin toss has been replaced by the bat ...

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December 11th, 2018

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Windies win 2nd ODI to level Bangladesh series

Windies win 2nd ODI to level Bangladesh series

Shai Hope starred with the bat as the Windies pulled off a thrilling 4 wicket victory over Bangladesh today, to level the ODI series. After losing the toss and being sent in to bat first, the hosts had a fairly solid showing, with fifties from Tamim Iqbal (50), Mushfiqur ...

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December 11th, 2018

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Gayle cuts T20 stint short after mother’s passing

Gayle cuts T20 stint short after mother’s passing

Chris Gayle will play no further part in Jozi Stars’ Mzansi Super League campaign as he is leaving South Africa to attend his mother’s funeral. Gayle’s mother passed away on the 6th of November but is yet to be laid to rest as family continues flying into Jamaica

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December 10th, 2018

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Patient Pujara pulls through for India in opening Aussie Test

Patient Pujara pulls through for India in opening Aussie Test

Adelaide – Cheteshwar Pujara pulled through with the bat for India in their opening Test against Australia on a tough pitch. He made a patient 123, which he described as one of his top 5 innings, while no other Indian batsman could manage more than 37. Speaking after ...

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December 6th, 2018

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Yasir Shah becomes fastest to 200 Test wickets

Yasir Shah becomes fastest to 200 Test wickets

Abu Dhabi – Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah has broken an 82-year old record, becoming the fastest to 200 wickets. He trapped New Zealand’s William Sommerville leg-before on the 4th morning of their 3rd Test in Abu Dhabi to get to the milestone in his 33rd Test. The ...

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December 6th, 2018

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Darren Bravo chosen in Windies ODI squad

Darren Bravo chosen in Windies ODI squad

Darren Bravo and Carlos Brathwaite have returned to the Windies ODI squad to face Bangladesh in three matches, beginning December 9th. Roston Chase also joins the squad that will be captained by Rovman Powell in the absence of regular skipper Jason Holder. The full team is ...

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December 4th, 2018

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DJ apologizes for Ballon D’Or winner for ‘twerk comment’

DJ apologizes for Ballon D’Or winner for ‘twerk comment’

DJ Martin Solveig has apologized to Women’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg, for asking her after she collected her award if she knew “how to twerk”. The 23-year-old Lyon and Norway forward was named the inaugural winner of the award, which ...

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December 4th, 2018

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Luka Modric wins Ballon D’Or

Luka Modric wins Ballon D’Or

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award in more than a decade. The 33 year old won his third successive Champions League in May, before ...

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December 3rd, 2018

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NBA: Clippers miss chance to go top of Western Conference with loss to Mavs

NBA: Clippers miss chance to go top of Western Conference with loss to Mavs

Staples Centre, Los Angeles – A big 2nd quarter set up the LA Lakers for a 120-96 win over the Phoenix Suns. LeBron James scored 22 points and dished out 8 assists, while Kyle Kuzma scored 23. Former Suns centre Tyson Chandler cleaned the board with 11 rebounds – the most ...

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December 3rd, 2018

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