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    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : Australian men's cricket team head coach Justin Langer on Thursday heaped praises on cricketers Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh, the leading run-scorers for the hosts in the concluded ODI series against India, days after their dropping from the squad for two-Test series against Sri Lanka.

    Mumbai, Jan 19 : The BCCI's All-India Senior Selection Committee on Saturday appointed Ajinkya Rahane and Ankit Bawne as captains of the two India A one-day squads which will face England Lions in a five one-day match series, slated to begin from January 23 in Thiruvananthapuram.



    Melbourne, Jan 18 : India rode a third consecutive half-century by former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to defeat Australia by seven wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Friday.

    New Delhi , Jan 18 : Cricket is a shared passion between India and Australia and with India's cricket tour of Australia taking centre stage for the past three months, the spotlight has firmly shone on the land down under.

    Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again proved the critics wrong by establishing himself as a master of close finish when he belted an 87 not out to complete a hat trick of half centuries to help the men-in-blue clinch the third ODI by 7 wickets and a historic 2-1 bilateral series win over Australia at the MCG here on Friday.

    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : Number 5 is the est-suited batting position for M S Dhoni, Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Friday while hailing the former skipper's utmost commitment even though people say a lot of things.

    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : Australian spinner Ashton Agar has been ruled out of the ongoing eighth season of the Big Bash League (BBL) owing to an injured finger.


    Melbourne, Jan 18 : With just a handful of ODIs to be played ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the No.4 slot in the Indian batting order is still up for grabs and with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni staking a strong claim with a hat-trick of half-centuries against Australia, it will be interesting to see if the team management persists with him in the quadrennial event.

    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : Yuzvendra Chahal's deadly spin bowling and MS Dhoni's dazzling batting on Friday ensured a convincing seven-wicket victory over Australia in the third and final ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, winning the series for the first time on Australian soil by 2-1.





    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : India opted to bowl first after winning the toss in the final ODI of the ongoing three-match series against Australia here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 : Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced that the spectators who attended Thursday night's Brisbane Heat-Sydney Thunder Big Bash League (BBL) clash, which was abandoned due to a power outage, will be given free entry to next week's Australia-Sri Lanka Test at the Gabba.


    Melbourne, Jan 18 : Australia's vulnerability to quality leg-spin was exposed by Yuzvendra Chahal, who returned with his second overseas fifer to help India restrict the hosts for a megre 230 in the series-deciding third ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday.

    Melbourne [Australia], Jan 17 : Australian cricketer David Warner will make an early exit from the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) due to elbow pain.

    Dubai [UAE], Jan 17 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday opened an online portal for parties interested in staging ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 public screening events. The portal provides a registration gateway and the guidelines, permissions and licence fees for staging a public screening event.

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 17 : Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif on Thursday slammed the selectors and team management for their extended Champions Trophy hangover and inappropriate preparation as reasons for their downfall in Test cricket.




    New Delhi, Jan 17 : Cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul will have to wait longer to return to international cricket as the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to appoint an ombudsman to look inoto the issue.

    Dubai [UAE], Jan 17 : Just days before West Indies take on England in the first Test of their upcoming three-match series, former Caribbean head coach Stuart Law has warned the visitors not to take the home team lightly as they can pull off an upset.

    Dubai [UAE], Jan 17 : Southpaw Australian batsman David Warner batted in right-hand stance to smash West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle for 14 runs off 3 balls in a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match against Rangpur Riders on Wednesday.

    Melbourne, Jan 17 : Admitting that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya was "crucial" for the team's balance, India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the team is not grappling with a fifth bowler conundrum in the ongoing ODI series against Australia.