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Could World Test Championship Revive Test Cricket?

The International Cricket Council almost removed ODIs from the newly released the Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the cycle till 2022. The new FTP has limited the maximum number of ODIs in bilateral series to three but the number of T20s has been shot up.

Highlights of FTP

Revival of ODIs

ICC has been aggressive in its approach to promote T20s but it says that the new format would help in globalizing the sport. Presently, ICC is putting little focus on ODIs but the popular format could see resurgence before the 2023 World Cup. Also, ICC has suggested a minimum number of games format to make a new qualification system. But ICC won’t interfere in bilateral series played between two countries.

Test Cricket and World Test Championship

Starting World Test Championship is a great idea but it is still at its nascent stage. But ICC is trying to … Read the rest

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Adam Gilchrist Bats For Rohit Sharma

Former Aussie cricketer Adam Gilchrist threw his weight behind Indian batsman Rohit Sharma terming him as a reliable player for Test matches. He came out in open defense of selection committee chairman MSK Prasad who’s facing questions regarding Rohit’s selection as an opener batsman for Test matches.

Why Rohit Sharma’s selection in Test team is questioned?

Rohit Sharma plays in the middle order in One-Day cricket but he’s never scored well in longer format. He got an opportunity to play two Test matches in Australia but missed both the tests – first test due to injury and second miss due to birth of his child. Also, he’s dropped from the team after a poor show of 78 runs in four innings in South Africa in 2018.

Why does Adam Gilchrist favor Rohit Sharma?

Adam Gilchrist is himself a star cricketer. He was a former wicketkeeper cum batsman for Australian team. Adam Gilchrist made a frank opinion that is just the opposite of public image of Rohit Sharma. Gilchrist said that he had played with Rohit Sharma in IPL and that Rohit is capable of performing … Read the rest

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Former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguli Declares India VS New Zealand ICC 2019 First Semi-Final Declared A Tactical Blunder By Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli Could Have Led India To Sunday 14 Final

The Men in Blue lost to the Black Caps in the first semi-final of ICC 2019 in Manchester on 10 July 2019. Indian team was knocked out in a modest 240 run chase by the New Zealand pace battery.

Sky remain overcast throughout the match and rain forced it into the reserve day. It was clear from the start that it wasn’t a batting wicket but Kiwis managed to get 239 after losing 8 wickets in 50 overs.

Indian team was aware about the bowling wicket but took no lessons from the warmup fixture with Kiwis that India lost. The New Zealand pace battery spearheaded by Trent Boult and Matt Henry rattled the top 3 batsmen of India including the skipper Virat Kohli the first three overs.

After the loss of skipper, the team lost control over the game but the captain didn’t try to strengthen the team position by changing the batting order. MS Dhoni was sent on number seven when the team could take advantage of his experience by sending him on fourth … Read the rest

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Mohammed Shami wife put domestic Violence case against him & court issues arrest warrant!

The district court Alipore has released the arrest warrant for Mohamed Shami and his brother Hasid Ahmed as well. Mohammed’s wife Hasin Jahan file domestic case.

Mohammed Shami is a famous fast bowler of India, and the district gives him 15 days for surrender.

Where is Shami right now and what’s the matter?

Right now Shami is in Jamaica as the part of India’s cricket team Squad. Shami and his brother were booked Under IPC section 498A for domestic violence.

Last year, this entire matter got great headlines and this year as well. Hasin was taken into police custody by UP police when she went to her house in Amroha. For more information please visit our latest trending News

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Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium now called as Arun Jaitely stadium!

After the demise of Arun Jaitely, the former finance minister of India of BJP had received anenormous honor when the Delhi district cricket association renamed the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium with Arun Jaitely stadium.

This decision was announced after the funeral of Arun Jaitely in the presence of top leaders. Rajat Sharma said the Arun Jaitely contribution in the development of this stadium was indefinable. It was Arun Jaitely who made possible for the cricket players like Virat Kohli, Virendra Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, and more to make India proud today.

He was the best man and no one is like him today, said Rajat Sharma.

After the announcement of renamed Kotla stadium, the news going viral in every news channels and social media.

History of Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium

It was built in the 14th century. At that time, the citadel was a part of Firozabad, which is the fifth city developed by Feroz Shah Tughlaq in Delhi.

Firozabad was the first city which was built near the bank of Yamuna River. This city was gorgeously designed and developed and became an archetype of Mughal … Read the rest

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PCB Receives Threat Mail For Indian Cricket Team In West Indies

Pakistan Cricket Control Board (PCB) received a threat mail for Indian cricket team from an anonymous account on Friday, August 16. The mail read that the Indian cricket team was in imminent danger of a threat attack in West Indies where it was playing a series of matches.

Threat mail

The PCB said that the threat mail has no mention of any terror group or any other hint of the terror attack on Indian cricket team. But PCB took a serious note of it and alerted the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the mail. The Indian cricket board BCCI also received a copy of the mail within 24 hours.

India’s response to the mail

BCCI apprised the Union Home Ministry about the threat to Indian cricket team in Antigua, West Indies. The Indian embassy in Antigua is sent an alert message and the Mumbai police was asked to take stock of the situation. The Director General of Police (DGP) of Maharashtra was updated about the mail and security of Indian cricket team boosted on the foreign soil.

On contacting PCB, it said that it didn’t … Read the rest