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WTC Final 2023

WTC final 2023: India and Australia release 15-man WTC final squads

29 May 2023

On Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian squad for the ICC World Test Championship Final against Australia. The final is scheduled to take place at the Oval in England from June 7 to 11. Ajinkya Rahane's impressive performances for the Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing IPL 2023 have earned him a place in the final squad.

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SL vs IRE 2nd Test

SL vs IRE 2nd test: Sri Lanka secure second-successive innings victory against Ireland

1 May 2023

Sri Lanka achieved an emphatic victory over Ireland in the second Test, with Ramesh Mendis taking five wickets and Prabath Jayasuriya becoming the fastest-ever spinner to reach 50 Test wickets. The hosts won both matches in the two-match series, which was played in Galle, by an innings and 10 runs. This also marked Sri Lanka's 100th Test win, while Ireland is still looking for their first victory in cricket's longest format.

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Ben Stokes

NZ vs ENG: Skipper Ben Stokes Defends Decision to Enforce Follow-on After New Zealand Script Historic Win

6 March 2023

According to Ben Stokes, the England captain, he had no second thoughts about opting for a follow-on after New Zealand's one-run victory in the second Test in Wellington, despite their historic win. After England declared their first innings at 435 for eight and New Zealand were bowled out for 209 in response, Stokes chose to send the Black Caps back in to bat on Day III at the Basin Reserve.

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Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja Ball Tampering Controversy

19 February 2023

The star of the first match, Ravindra Jadeja, has been called out by the Australian media and other cricket outlets with allegations of ball tampering. India hosted the Kangaroos in the first test at VCA Stadium Nagpur. The match began with Aussies losing a couple of easy wickets until then Jadeja came into play.

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Is Steve Smith planning for retirement from international cricket?

Is Steve Smith planning for retirement from international cricket?

17 January 2023

It seems bizarre that former Australian captain Steve Smith lit up the Australian cricket team during the final Test of the three-match series against South Africa, followed quickly by speculation of his retirement. The batter hammered his 30th Test century during Australia’s first batting innings. He came to bat in the 48th over when the […]

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