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1st Test: Pathum Nissanka ton helps Sri Lanka set stiff target for Windies

Pathum Nissanka scored a century on debut as Sri Lanka amassed a commanding lead on the fourth day before setting the West Indies a target of 375 to win the first Test in Antigua. SCORECARDThe 22-year-old Nissanka and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella spent most of Wednesday at the crease in a 179-run partnership before Sri Lanka …

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CSK unveil new jersey for IPL season, features camouflage as tribute to armed forces

CHENNAI: Three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday unveiled a new-look jersey that features camouflage as a tribute to the country’s armed forces. Unveiled ahead of the 2021 IPL season, the jersey also has three stars atop the franchise’s logo to denote the three titles won in 2010, 2011 and 2018, besides the camouflage …

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India vs England: We didn’t capitalise on key periods in the first ODI, says Bairstow

PUNE: England batsman Jonny Bairstow on Wednesday said that the side made huge mistakes in the first ODI against India which saw them losing key moments and the game too. Bairstow might have played a 94-run knock, but the Indian bowlers came back strongly to hand hosts a 66-run victory in the first ODI of …

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Umpires’ call, Sawhney future set to be discussed at ICC Meeting

DUBAI: The contentious umpires’ call, which has been lambasted as confusing by India captain Virat Kohli, will be discussed by the Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee during a slew of meetings in cricket’s world governing body starting later this week. The all-powerful board meet is scheduled for March 30, the day under fire Chief Executive …

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