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Will compete for batsman slot in Team India: Dinesh Karthik

Vishakapattinam: Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who has consistently been amongst the runs in the domestic circuit, is now eyeing a batsman’s slot in the national team, knowing all too well that it was far from easy to displace Wriddhiman Saha and Mahendra Singh Dhoni from their respective positions in Tests and limited overs cricket. Experienced stumper Dinesh Karthik slammed a 91-ball 126 to power Tamilnadu to title triumph in the Deodhar Trophy

IPL a good platform for players like me: Thampi

Rajkot: Kerala pacer Basil Thampi, who was picked up by Gujarat Lions for IPL-10, feels that being a part of this T20 tournament is a big opportunity for young domestic players like him. “IPL is a good platform for young domestic players, who get a chance to play with and against international players and for me its a big opportunity,” Thampi told media persons here at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium

Kohli clears air about 'unfriendly' comment

New Delhi: Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli, who has been at the receiving end, owing to his controversial comment on his friendship with the Australian players, cleared the air regarding his statement today. Kohli, who on Tuesday, post the Indian win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, had stated that his friendship with the Australian team was over, later clearly stated in a tweet that his comment was not meant for

Dhoni's Aadhaar details shared on Twitter

New Delhi: An agency which helps Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) enroll citizens for Aadhaar has over enthusiastic shared the personal details of ace cricketer M S Dhoni on social media. Union Law and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who was informed about the breach by Dhoni’s wife Sakshi on Twitter, was prompt to promise action. The agency’s Common Services Center (CSC) has posted a tweet yesterday through its handle @CSCegov saying “Ace cricketer Mahendra

India floors Australians to regain Border-Gavaskar trophy

Dharamsala: A clinical India today regained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, beating Australia by eight wickets in the deciding fourth Test here to clinch one of the most controversial and hard-fought bilateral contests in recent times. It was India’s seventh Test series win in a row – continuing the dominance that started in 2015 with Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh being annihilated. Needing 87 runs on the

Disappointed BCCI uploaded Jadeja-Wade chat: Smith

Dharamsala: An upset Australia captain Steve Smith today expressed his ‘disappointment’ with the BCCI for uploading a video of the altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and Matthew Wade on the third day of the final Test here. The BCCI’s media team had uploaded the video where it was seen that while Jadeja was batting, Wade was constantly trying to sledge him from behind the stumps. “Yeah, I was a little bit

Aussie cricketers are no longer friends, says Kohli

Dharamsala: Indian captain Virat Kohli today said he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends after being targetted both on and off the field by them in a fiercely-fought Test series that his team won. Kohli had stopped short of calling Steve Smith a cheat for his ‘DRS Brain Fade’ moment after which a section of Australian cricketers (current and former) along with their media targetted the Indian captain, going as