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Ebix to sponsor upcoming New Zealand-India cricket series
India will play five T20 Internationals, three One Day Internationals and two Test matches with Kane Williamson-led Kiwis between January 24 and March 4. “We are delighted to be among the sponsors for the New Zealand-India series,” said Robin Raina, chairman and CEO, Ebix. As per Raina, the tie-up with New Zealand is a reflection of their commitment for sports.
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Of bats and balls: How Khelo India is reviving sports goods business
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Rohit slams century, Kohli 89 to help India claim series 2-1
Chasing 287 to win, India overhauled the target with 15 balls to spare at decider. Earlier, Steve Smith (131) hit a hundred to lead Australia to 286 for nine. Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. India had lost the series-opener in Mumbai before levelling the series in Rajkot.
Steve Smith makes hundred as Australia set India 287-run target to win series
Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, young Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. Down the order, Alex Carey contributed 35 runs though he could not make the most of his start. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami (4/63) and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (2/44) shared six wickets between them.
Sachin Tendulkar optimistic that bushfire charity match will help victims, says he picked the right cause
The Master Blaster and Courtney Walsh will coach teams for Bushfire Cricket Bash.
New selectors: BCCI invites applications for MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda's replacements
The BCCI brass led by Sourav Ganguly has adhered to specifications given in the new constitution where qualification for applying for senior selector's post requires a candidate to play either seven Tests and 30 first-class games or 10 ODIs and 20 first-class matches. The person needs to be retired from all forms of cricket for at least five years.
There is no doubt Dhoni will be retained by CSK in 2021: N Srinivasan
The lack of a BCCI central contract for the two-time former World Cup winning captain has sparked fresh rumours of his retirement in the last few days but Srinivasan, who is the vice-president and managing director of Indian Cements, owners of CSK, made it clear that Dhoni will continue to play for his franchise.
Prithvi Shaw's 100-ball 150 in India A's practice game excites selectors ahead of NZ Tests
Eyeing a return to the Indian senior team, the 20-year-old Shaw struck 22 fours and two sixes during his blazing knock at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. Shaw's knock will certainly excite the selectors as they pick the squad for the Test series in New Zealand. The first Test will get underway on February 21 at the Basin Reserve in Hamilton.
Indian SaaS firms eye Japan, Latam to pip global giants
Indian firms are aiming to diversify focus on the Rest-of-the-World markets. The market expansion coincides with a push towards a platform play, creating a common design and engineering base from which products can be developed to meet a quicker time-tomarket paradigm.
Rohit Sharma wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award, Kohli gets 'Spirit of Cricket' accolade
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the 'Spirit of Cricket' award for stopping fans from booing Australia's Steve Smith during their World Cup match at the Oval, the ICC said in a statement.
Competing for a good cause: Tendulkar, Walsh to coach teams for bushfire charity match
According to Cricket Australia, the match - 'Bushfire Cricket Bash' - will be held on February 8.
Ind vs Aus: India might play all three openers
At a time when bilateral ODI series are fast losing relevance, the three-match rubber between two top teams could give a fresh lease of life to the format. The high-voltage rivalries that fans enjoy will be back as Rohit Sharma's elegance will be pitted against enforcer David Warner while the Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith duel will resume in earnest.
Finch, Warner smash centuries as Australia thrash India by 10 wickets in 1st ODI
Chasing 256 for win, Finch (110 not out) and Warner (124 not out) took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners to register the emphatic win with 74 balls to spare and take a 1-0 lead in the series. Earlier, Dhawan scored a fifty before Aussies pulled things back to bowl India out for 255 after being invited to bat. The 2nd ODI will be played in Rajkot on Friday.
Don’t want to look glamorous in my India jersey: Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana was recently retained in Category ‘A’ in the BCCI Central contracts, worth `50 lakh annually.
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