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JP Duminy, South Africa all-rounder, announces retirement
After Long And Careful Deliberation
16.09.17 - TEAM PT

South African batsman Jean-Paul Duminy has announced his retirement from Tests and first-class cricket with immediate effect. The 33-year-old, who has been often criticized for not living up to his potential in the longest format, had debuted for South Africa’s Test team in 2008.

"I certainly ...
  


Suresh Raina escapes major accident while driving
Lucky Escape
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

Veteran Indian batsman Suresh Raina survived an accident scare after the tyre of a Range Rover he was travelling in, burst near Etawah on Tuesday. This was established by DSP Rajesh Kumar Singh who also confirmed that Raina was behind the wheels at the time ...
  


Yuvraj Singh shares shirtless photo, gets trolled by Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh
26.08.17 - TEAM PT

While several reports suggested that a failed 'Yo-Yo' test led to Yuvraj Singh's absence from Team India's limited overs squad against the ongoing Series in Sri Lanka, but the flamboyant left-hander showed a glimpse of his fitness by posting bare-bodied picture on Instagram.
 
Yuvraj Singh knows ...
  


CoA seeks SC directive for removal of current BCCI office-bearers
16.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators has demanded that BCCI office-bearers CK Khanna, Amitabh Choudhary, Anirudh Chaudhary be removed from office for non compliance of the directives.
 
In its fifth status report submitted to the Supreme Court, the CoA cited the court's January 2 ruling ...
  


13-year-old bowler takes six wickets in an over
Perfect Over!
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

A 13-year-old schoolboy Luke Robinson etched his name in record books when he scalped six wickets in one over while playing for Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Under-13s. Luke during the course, cleaned up all the six batsmen and his father Stephen Robinson who was umpiring in ...
  


Rohit Sharma trolls Virat Kohli & Co after they meet The Great Khali
Shows Who's Boss
09.08.17 - team pt

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on Wednesday trolled his teammates after they met former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestler The Great Khali on August 7. 

The batsman uploaded a split picture of him holding the WWE Championship belt and his teammates meeting Khali and captioned it as, ...
  


Irfan Pathan now trolled for celebrating Raksha Bandhan, hits back at trollers
Game of Trolls
08.08.17 - team pt

Cricketer Irfan Pathan has been trolled again for celebrating Raksha Bandhan and wearing a rakhi on his wrist while clicking a photo. This incident comes days after he was trolled for sharing a picture of his wife, who was hiding her face but her nail ...
  


Kerala HC orders BCCI to lift lifetime ban on cricketer S Sreesanth
Back to feild?
07.08.17 - team pt

The Kerala High Court on Monday revoked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to impose a life ban on former Indian cricket team speedster S. Sreesanth. Last year a special court in Delhi had acquitted him in the 2013 Indian Premier ...
  


Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha, gets mercilessly trolled on Twitter
‘Eid Ka Chand’
03.08.17 - team pt

Sachin Tendulkar resumed his innings in the Rajya Sabha after the former Indian cricketer was spotted attending a session in the Parliament on Thursday. Tendulkar, however, opted to stay mum on his return
 
Nominated celebrity MPs like Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha have often been called out for ...
  


Mohammad Kaif trolled on social media for committing ‘sin’ of playing chess
28.07.17 - team pt

In yet another case of a cricketer being harassed on social media, former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has faced backlash for posting a picture which shows the 36-year-old playing chess with his son. 

Kaif, considered one of the finest fielders from India to have played the ...
  


SC issues notice to BCCI on e-auction of media rights
IPL media rights:
28.07.17 - team pt

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's plea to seek an e-auction of the media rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for more transparency.
 
Member of Parliament ...
  


BCCI adopts Lodha panel reforms barring five contentious reforms
26.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Special General Meeting (SGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which took place in Mumbai on Wednesday, is over with the board passing a resolution in which it decided to adopt the Lodha reforms barring five particular points.
 
"The BCCI has ...
  


Ravi gets his wish: Bharat Arun back as India's bowling coach, Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach
18.07.17 - TEAM PT

Virtually snubbing the CAC selection of Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan as overseas consultants, newly-appointed head coach of the Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri on Tuesday had his way when the BCCI announced the return of Bharat Arun as bowling coach.
 
Arun will join the Indian ...
  


Irfan Pathan trolled for posting 'un-Islamic' selfie with wife
18.07.17 - TEAM PT

In another case of a cricketer being targeted on social media, all-rounder Irfan Pathan was trolled for posting a selfie with wife Safa Baig. The 32-year-old posted a photograph on Instagram as well as official Facebook page with a message that read, "This girl is trouble ...
  


SC issues notice to N Srinivasan, Shah for participating in the BCCI meet
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to former BCCI boss N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, asking how the two could be representatives of state cricket bodies if they have been disqualified as the top cricketing body’s office-bearers.
 
This comes after the SC appointed Committee ...
  


Suspense ends, Ravi Shastri appointed as Team India's coach till 2019 World Cup
11.07.17 - TEAM PT

The drama surrounding the selection of the head coach of the Indian cricket team finally came to an end almost two months after it began, with cricketer-turned-commentator Ravi Shastri bagging the job on Tuesday according to reports in media.
 
This comes one day after the CAC ...
  


BCCI invites applications for new India head coach; Kumble to face the axe?
Kumble Out
25.05.17 - TEAM PT

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced Thursday that it will begin the process for new applicants for the position of head coach of the Indians men's cricket team, with Anil Kumble a direct entrant into the process by virtue of being ...
  


India's Jhulan Goswami makes history, becomes highest ODI wicket-taker in women's cricket
09.05.17 - team pt

Former Indian women's cricket captain Jhulan Goswami has become the leading wicket-taker in Women's One-Day Internationals going past Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick record of 180 wickets on Tuesday.
 
Goswami came into the game just two wickets short of former Australian pacer Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s record [180] and the ...
  


Gautam Gambhir to bear education expenses of slain CRPF soldiers' children
28.04.17 - team pt

Gautam Gambhir once again has proved that his heroics are not only limited to the field but extend beyond it as well. He has announced he will bear the educational expenses of the children of 25 CRPF personnel killed in an attack by Naxals in ...
  


End of an Era: Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain
06.02.17 - TEAM PT

England’s most prolific Test batsman Alastair Cook with 11,057 runs in 140 Tests,  has stepped down as England's Test captain after 59 matches in charge. The 32-year-old had taken over from Andrew Strauss and since became England's most successful captain in the traditional format.
 
According the ...
  



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