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June 8, 2020

We’re going to England to win, says CWI CEO Johnny Grave

St John's , June 9 (ANI): Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave has said that the side is going to England to win the Wisden Trophy and just isn't going to the country on the request of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).His remarks come as West Indies team departed for England to take part in three-match Test series, slated to begin from July 8.Before leaving for England, all Windies players tested negative for coronavirus."All the players' and staff test results are confirmed as negative. We will be training from…

Virat Kohli always energetic like lion, never gets tired: Shreyas Iyer

New Delhi , June 9 (ANI): Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has said that skipper Virat Kohli is a role model for all the youngsters as he never gets tired and always remains energetic like a lion.Iyer was doing an Instagram live chat on the official handle of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals and it was then that the batsman talked about Kohli."Whenever he goes out on the field it feels as if he's playing his first game. He's never tired, always energetic like a lion. You see a different body language…

Darren Sammy alleges racism within SunRisers Hyderabad camp

New Delhi , June 9 (ANI): Former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has released a video, alleging racism within the SunRisers Hyderabad camp.Last week, Sammy had lost his cool as he learnt the meaning of the word 'Kalu,' a jibe which was directed at him during his Indian Premier League (IPL) stint with SunRisers Hyderabad.The former Windies T20 World Cup-winning skipper had said that he along with Sri Lanka player Thisara Perera were subjected to 'Kalu' chants when they played for SunRisers Hyderabad.However, at that time,…

Brothers from Southern India sometimes face taunts during domestic matches: Irfan Pathan on racism

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi , June 9 (ANI): Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has said that sometimes, players hailing from South India face taunts when they come to northern or western states to play domestic cricket.Pathan's remarks come in the wake of a debate around racism in the sport that kickstarted after Windies all-rounder Darren Sammy alleged racism during the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL).In an interaction with ANI, Pathan said that during some first-class matches, there can be some people in the crowd who…

Kohli understands that respect for him as cricketer will come from success in Tests: Rahul Dravid

Bengaluru (Karnataka) , June 9 (ANI): Former India skipper Rahul Dravid has said that Virat Kohli understands that the real respect for him as a cricketer will come through success in the longest format of the game.Dravid, popularly known as 'The Wall', also said that Test batsmanship has become exciting to watch now as batters play aggressive shots more often."I actually believe Test batsmanship has become more exciting than before, the aggressive element of Test batsmanship is going forward, players are playing shots and…
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