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Shakib Al Hasan on the lesson his ban has taught him
Shakib Al Hasan on the lesson his ban has taught him

Bangladesh allrounder hoping to pick from where he left off with the bat once he's back in action

Personal issues of 2018 brought on suicidal thoughts, says Mohammed Shami
Personal issues of 2018 brought on suicidal thoughts, says Mohammed Shami

Was advised by his parents to 'focus on cricket' to beat that dark phase, when family and friends kept an eye on him 24 hours

Rajat Sharma resigns as DDCA president
Rajat Sharma resigns as DDCA president

He cited his inability to continue amid "various pulls and pressures" within the organisation

'If you provide good pitches, Test cricket cannot be boring' - Sachin Tendulkar
'If you provide good pitches, Test cricket cannot be boring' - Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar used the duel between Archer and Smith at Lord's last week as an example of 'exciting' cricket on a good pitch

'Bowling is going to play a very big role in this World Cup' - Rahul Dravid
'Bowling is going to play a very big role in this World Cup' - Rahul Dravid

The former India captain says India are "lucky" to have bowlers who can take wickets in the middle overs in what he expects to be a high-scoring World Cup

Conflict of interest allegation 'baseless' as CAC not permanent body - Laxman
Conflict of interest allegation 'baseless' as CAC not permanent body - Laxman

In his affidavit to the BCCI Ombudsman, the former India batsman alleged complete lack of communication from the COA regarding the CAC's role

Steyn likely to quit ODIs, T20Is after World Cup
Steyn likely to quit ODIs, T20Is after World Cup

However, Steyn said that he would love to continue playing Test cricket even after 2019 World Cup

Pant has shown he can bat differently in longer formats - Dravid
Pant has shown he can bat differently in longer formats - Dravid

The India A coach was particularly impressed with his ward's reading of match situations in the four-day games against England Lions and West Indies A

BCCI, Srinivasan and Modi in Enforcement Directorate's line of fire
BCCI, Srinivasan and Modi in Enforcement Directorate's line of fire

It is understood an aggregated penalty of over INR 121 crore has been laid on the Indian board and its former bigwigs, among others, in connection with Foreign Exchange Act violations during IPL 2009

'I am not at a stage to worry about whether I'll be picked or not'
'I am not at a stage to worry about whether I'll be picked or not'

Rohit Sharma is not being consumed by regret over being dropped for the Afghanistan Test - or not making it big in Test cricket. Instead, he just wants to enjoy the time he has left in the game

Dravid sees World Cup as 'stepping stone' to A-team for India U-19s
Dravid sees World Cup as 'stepping stone' to A-team for India U-19s

The U-19 coach is happy to have a squad that features some first-class experience heading into the showpiece junior event in New Zealand

Interviews to select India coach on Monday
Interviews to select India coach on Monday

The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman is set to interview candidates to pick a coach for India, on Monday

SC asks Thakur to tender 'unconditional' apology
SC asks Thakur to tender 'unconditional' apology

The Supreme Court of India has asked former BCCI president Anurag Thakur to tender an "unconditional, unequivocal" and "categorical" apology to get relief from the contempt proceedings initiated against him

CP Joshi beats Modi's son to Rajasthan Cricket Association presidency
CP Joshi beats Modi's son to Rajasthan Cricket Association presidency

Congress leader CP Joshi has pipped Ruchir Modi, son of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, to become president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association

Daredevils coach Dravid rues loss of de Kock to injury
Daredevils coach Dravid rues loss of de Kock to injury

Delhi Daredevils coach Rahul Dravid has said missing a batsman of Quinton de Kock's calibre as well as the experience of JP Duminy will affect the balance and composition of the team going into tenth edition of the IPL

Kohli to receive Padma Shri
Kohli to receive Padma Shri

India captain Virat Kohli was among eight sportspersons who were picked today to receive the prestigious Padma Shri

Sanju Samson let off with warning by KCA, father asked to stay away
Sanju Samson let off with warning by KCA, father asked to stay away

The Kerala Cricket Association has decided to let off Sanju Samson with a warning for his alleged misconduct during a Ranji Trophy match

Tendulkar suggests Ranji games can be played on two different pitches
Tendulkar suggests Ranji games can be played on two different pitches

Sachin Tendulkar has suggested that every Ranji Trophy game be played on two different pitches with two different balls to prepare the Test team for bigger challenges in overseas conditions

Delhi High Court strikes down DDCA decision to sack selectors
Delhi High Court strikes down DDCA decision to sack selectors

The Delhi High Court has lashed out at the DDCA for "crossing its limit" and undermining the authority of Justice Mukul Mudgal by sacking the selectors appointed by him

DDCA sacks Wassan, Chopra, Maninder from selection roles
DDCA sacks Wassan, Chopra, Maninder from selection roles

The Delhi & District Cricket Association's (DDCA) sports committee has decided to sack former India players Atul Wassan and Nikhil Chopra from the state's senior selection panel, while removing Maninder Singh from the junior selection panel