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Jan 7, 2019 ESPNcricinfo staff Cricket West Indies (CWI) has been asked to “rescind” the appointment of Richard Pybus as national coach, with the Leewards Islands Cricket Board (LICB) saying he was “handpicked” by Dave Cameron, the CWI president, through an “unacceptable” process. “It is unfortunate, unacceptable and unethical for the CWI President to single-handedly
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7:24 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Batsman Kusal Perera has returned to Sri Lanka’s Test squad for their two-Test series in Australia, which starts from January 24. He is set to open the batting with Dimuth Karunaratne after Danushka Gunathilaka was dropped following scores of 1,3, 8 and 4 in New Zealand. Angelo Mathews, who had
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2:58 AM ET Sidharth Monga in Sydney India’s celebratory dance moments after the Sydney Test was called off, thus sealing India’s first series win in Australia, may have just been a tribute to Cheteshwar Pujara, the highest run-getter and Man of the Series. Rishabh Pant, the wicketkeeper, started it, a bit of spot-jogging with the
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1:01 AM ET The Australian selection meetings would make a fascinating fly-on-the-wall documentary. They certainly aren’t dull (and this isn’t even about Marnus Labushange). For example, here’s a quick recap of the last three ODI squads: England – June 2018: Tim Paine, Aaron Finch, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun
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6:23 PM ET Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has slammed the reaction Virat Kohli got from the Sydney crowd as “disgraceful”. Kohli walked out to a mix of cheers and loud boos from the SCG crowd on Thursday. He was subject of “Kohli is a w***er” chants in Melbourne, and was booed in Perth. “If
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