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Sydney, Jan 27: Cricket Australia on Wednesday confirmed that Indian players were subjected to racial abuse by a section of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) crowd during the third drawn Test of the recently-concluded Border Gavaskar series. The Indian team had apprised match referee David Boon of racial abuse of players -- Jasprit Bumrah and Siraj -- by a section of the SCG crowd at the end of the

Chennai, Jan 26: Ajinkya Rahane has won many a fans with his astute captaincy during the Indian team's epic triumph in Australia but he would like to make it very clear that the undisputed leader of this side is Virat Kohli and he is happy filling in when required. Come February 5, Rahane will again be the vice-captain of the Test team against England with Kohli back in the saddle. So will things

Dubai, Jan 26: United Arab Emirates (UAE) players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt on Tuesday were found guilty of two offences each under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code following a hearing by an independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal. Naveed and Shaiman, who were charged under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code for attempting to corrupt matches of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in the UAE

Dhaka, Jan 26: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named Richard Illingworth as a match official for the upcoming Test series between Bangladesh and West Indies. In June 2020, ICC had temporarily removed neutral umpires owing to the logistical challenges with international travel. Illingworth will become the first neutral umpire in a Test since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The

Santiago, Jan 25: A fruitful and exciting Tour of Chile came to a very positive end for the Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team as they defeated the Chile Senior Women's Team 2-1 in their sixth and last match held here on Sunday evening. Forward Beauty Dungdung's brace scored in the 6th and 26th minutes gave India a much-deserved win. The lone goal for the hosts was scored by Francisca Tala (40')

Hyderabad, Jan 21: India bowler Mohammed Siraj has given his first public account of the crowd abuse he suffered during the Australia Test series, saying it made him "mentally strong". Siraj said India, who stunned Australia to win the series 2-1, declined an offer from the umpires to walk off the field as players were abused in the third Test in Sydney. According to Indian media, shouts of

Adelaide, Jan 20: "Never ever, ever underestimate" the Indians, said Australia head coach Justin Langer following their Test series loss against the Ajinkya Rahane-led side. An injury-ravaged India, fielding a second string team, on Tuesday defeated Australia by three wickets in the series-deciding fourth Test at the Gabba, a month after the Adelaide debacle where the visitors were bundled out for

New Delhi, Jan 20: Chennai Super Kings has decided to retain Suresh Raina going into the mini-auction ahead of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League. But Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla and Murali Vijay's fate hangs in balance. Foreign stars like Dwayne Bravo and Faf du Plessis are also set to be retained while Harbhajan Singh has been released and Shane Watson has retired. Speaking to ANI

Sydney, Jan 20: Positive Covid-19 tests attributed to two Australian Open players are now suspected to be instances of 'virus shedding' following evidence of past infections, authorities confirmed on Wednesday. Victoria's Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville has clarified the total number of cases linked to the event that weren't considered shedding was seven, none of which were players

Brisbane, Jan 20: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram applauded Team India for their remarkable turnaround in the Test series against Australia. India beat Australia by three wickets against all odds in the final Test of the series at The Gabba on Tuesday to take the series 2-1. Akram, who is one the best bowlers cricket has ever seen, said he hasn't seen a bold, brave, and boisterous Asian side