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ICC World Test Championship: India Lost Its First Match By 10 Wickets

India lost the first Test of the two-match series with New Zealand on Monday. It was the first match of the ICC World Test Championship. It is the first in the series and 100th Test victory for the Kiwis.

Highlights of India v/s New Zealand First Test Match

• New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and put India to bat first in overcast conditions.

• On the first day, India lost five wickets before rain washed out the final session.

• Ajinkya Rahane scored highest 46 runs from India in the first inning.

• In bowling, Kyle Jamieson and Southee picked up four wickets each and Trent Boult got one.

• New Zealand batting score was 225 for seven wickets but the last three wickets added 123 runs and gave Kiwis a lead of 183 runs.

• Kane Williamsons cored highest 89 runs for New Zealand.

• India started poor in the second innings when Prithvi Shaw handed an easy catch to Tom Latham at short square-leg.

• Indian captain Virat Kohli gave his worst performance as he … Read the rest

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IPL 2020: Confusion Over Start Date Deepens

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguli confirmed that start date of the 13th edition of the cash-rich T20 league would be March 29 and that there would be fewer double-headers this season. But IPL start could be delayed a little.

Confusion over IPL start date

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is going to conduct its board meeting on March 29 in Dubai. It is the date when IPL will take off in India. BCCI tried to convince ICC shit its board meeting as both are big events and their dates are clashing. But ICC turned down the request of shifting its board meeting.

The problem with BCCI is that many of is members would be busy attending the important board meeting on the start date of the IPL. So, BCCI is left with no option other than to delay IPL matches.

ICC made a case

International Cricket Council will hold a series of meetings from March 27-29 and the dates for these meetings had been fixed in August 2019. Also, the concerned persons were informed about the meetings in advance. Since preparations have been made, there is little chances of ICC … Read the rest