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August 21, 2019

Aadarsh claims 2nd title, Kavyashree her 1st in TT meet

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21: Delhi's Aadarsh Om Chetri kept his date with destiny and earned his second Sub-Junior Boys title of the season beating UP's Divyansh Srivastava 4-3 in the UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships which concluded at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.It was a nail-biting final in which the pendulum of fortunes swung from one end to another as the two players, knowing each other's game so well, did everything possible -- from slowing down to driving…

Indian players excited to have numbers on back of Test jerseys

New Delhi, Aug 21: The Indian team will be opening their ICC World Test Championship campaign when they take the field against the West Indies in Antigua on Thursday. The jerseys they will be wearing will be slightly different from those that they have worn for Test matches in the past as they will have numbers like the limited-overs jerseys.On Wednesday, the players posed with their new Test jerseys and made their opinion known on the same. "If that's what's going to help engage fans with the five-day format,…

Squads, officials named for Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

Dubai, Aug 21: The ICC Womens T20 World Cup Qualifier will be held from August 31 to September 7 at the Forfarshire Cricket Club in Dundee and the Arbroath Cricket Club, both in Scotland, a statement said.Bangladesh, Scotland, PNG and the USA form Group A, while Group B consists of Ireland, Thailand, Namibia and the Netherlands. The eight teams have been divided into two groups to decide the semi-finalists, with the winners of the two semi-finals ensuring a place at the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 to be held in the…

Pakistan to tour England for three Tests in 2020

London, Aug 21: As part of the World Test Championship, Pakistan will tour England next year for three Tests, it was announced on Wednesday.The tour will also see the two teams engage in three T20Is and the first Test will be on July 3. "This tour holds special significance since this will be Pakistan's first-ever tour of England for World Test Championship matches," Zakir Khan, PCB's director of International cricket, was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz. "A tour of England tests the skills and…

India aim to take white ball form into Windies Test

North Sound (Antigua), Aug 21: After dominating the limited overs leg, India will look to start their World Test Championship campaign on an emphatic note when they take on the West Indies in the first Test of the two-match series at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium beginning Thursday.Test specialists Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, who will be on international duty after more than seven months, showed signs of form during the drawn three-day tour game against West Indies A. And skipper Virat Kohli would hope that they take…
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