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World Twenty20: Steve Smith replaces Finch as Australia captain - BBC Sport

Test and one-day skipper Steve Smith replaces Aaron Finch as Australia's captain for the World Twenty20 in India.

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Amitabh Bachchan
"T 2140 - India Trends on birthdays and Cricket and Film promotions .. NOT on prayers for our Jawan Lance Naik Hunumanthappa, lying critical"

Contract crisis threatens West Indies on eve of World Twenty20

West Indies cricket appears to be sliding towards another crisis after the World Twenty20 squad appeared to collectively reject the contracts on offer from the WICB

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"India through to the finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup for the fifth time after their convincing 97 runs victory over Sri Lanka U-19" 12 hrs ago

India go Down To Sri Lanka in First Twenty20 - India vs Sri Lanka 2015-16 News

India went down to Sri Lanka by five wickets after being dismissed for a paltry 101 in the first of the three-match Twenty20 series . latest India vs Sri Lanka 2015-16 news

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virat kohli
"The calmness of your home and a double espresso shot. Have a blessed day ahead people #PerfectMorning #Grateful "

PCB to seek government stance on World T20 games in India

PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has hinted that the decision to play Pakistan's World T20 matches at Indian venues will only be taken after consulting with the central government

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Gabbar singh
"If T20 WC is the blockbuster movie you were waiting for, this IndvsSL series is the Mukesh Cancer ad."
Harsha Bhogle
"A cricket ball is allowed to seam and swing isn't it?" 05 hrs ago

Sending off or sin-binning cricket players is a sad but necessary reflection of our times - Telegraph

MCC had to grasp the nettle and early signs from New Zealand are that it might just work, writes Scyld Berry

Alan Wilkins
"Well Done @BCCI India Under 19s on reaching the 2016 @ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup Final! Great team effort for the boys in blue!" 09 hrs ago

BBC World Service - Stumped, Meet Zimbabwe's blind commentator

Dean du Plessis has forged a career as a cricket commentator even though he cannot see.

Saj Sadiq
"PCB Chairman confirms that the Pakistan government might not allow its team to play in the World T20 in India #Cricket"

Delhi gets breathing room to host World T20 games

The decks have been cleared for Delhi to host matches during the World T20 after the city's municipal authority agreed to grant an occupancy certificate to the DDCA subject to the fulfillment of certain norms within 20 days

Amit Shah
"Congratulations to India U19 cricket team on entering U19 WC final, excellent performance. We are proud of you, best wishes for WC final." 06 hrs ago

South Africa v England: De Kock and Amla make superb hundreds - BBC Sport

Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla hit centuries to help South Africa beat England by seven wickets in the third ODI.

"ऑस्ट्रेलिया मे T20 में जीत और भारत मे T20 में हार के बाद एक बात तो तय हो गई कि मोदी जी के आने के बाद से भारत की विदेश निति में बदलाव आया है।" 20 hrs ago

Australia v India: International cricket still...AU NEWS TODAY

Australia v India: International cricket still king when it comes to #cricket #CricketAustralia #CricketAustralia #CricketAustralia

Broken Cricket
"" Ashwin is an asset in all forms of Cricket " ~ MS Dhoni Today he proved that statement!"

Shapoor Zadran, Hamid Hassan return to Afghanistan squad for World T20

Afghanistan have recalled the pace pair of Shapoor Zadran and Hamid Hassan for the World Twenty20 in India, which starts in March, although Hassan is not a part of the squad for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh which will be played in February

ESPN Cricinfo
"PCB seeks government stance on World T20 games in India #WT20"
Alexis Elsie
"Australia v India: International #cricket still king when it... #cricketaustralia"

Kings XI Punjab appoint David Miller captain for IPL 2016

Kings XI Punjab have named South Africa batsman David Miller captain for IPL 2016. Last year the team was captained by Australia's George Bailey, but the franchise had not retained Bailey this season

BBC Sport
""I'm 38 not out. Believe and achieve- that is my motto" Meet the blind cricket commentator" 04 hrs ago

Make U-19 boys ineligible to play IPL, says Vengsarkar - Cricbuzz

"Outstation players come with two or three certificates to the city. It has become a big menace in Mumbai cricket," rues former India skipper

Mohandas Menon
"Dasun Shanaka.. Before this match 2 wickets in 26 T20 games Today in this match- 3 wickets #IndvSL" 04 hrs ago

Australian cricketers get up close and personal during national anthem

A pat on the bottom is not unknown in cricket, but this is a different level.

Kamaal R Khan - KRK
"Congratulations to @msdhoni n #TeamBCCI for losing very first #T20 match. Lol! #INDvsSL" 09 hrs ago

U19 World Cup: Is Sandeep Lamichhane the Nepalese Warne? - BBC Sport

Nepal's Sandeep Lamichhane takes the Pakistan batsmen by surprise, producing some impressive turn that has seen him likened to retired Australian great Shane Warne.

Faking News
"Let's declare this T20 as part of #SouthAsianGames2016 so that nobody cares."

Siriwardene returns to lead SL Women in World T20

Shashikala Siriwardene will lead Sri Lanka Women in the Women's World Twenty20 and the preceding T20I series against India, which starts from February 24

Vikrant Gupta AajTak
"No Virat No Match -- Bring Back Virat #IndvsSL @imVkohli" 03 hrs ago

Amla, de Kock tons keep series alive - Cricbuzz

The openers shared 239-run stand for the first wicket to help South Africa chase down 319

Mazher Arshad
"So a player who couldn't find a place among the local 75 players for the PSL is being talked about as member of World T20 squad. Horrible."

DDCA withdraws plea after Delhi HC deems Kotla unsafe - Times of India

According to reports, the DDCA's application seeking direction to SDMC to issue an occupancy certificate to host World T20 matches was dismissed as withdrawn by the HC.

ESPN Cricinfo
"Will Pakistan play the World T20? PCB to seek government stance on matches in India"
Faizan Lakhani
"In just 5 action packed days, It seems that PSL-T20 has become an addiction for Pakistan fans, or am I the only one missing PSL tonight?" 12 hrs ago

Sri Lanka pacemen hand India five-wicket T20 defeat| Reuters

Inexperienced Sri Lanka fast bowlers Kasun Rajitha and Dasun Shanaka took three wickets apiece to bundle out India for 101 and set up a five-wicket victory in the first Twenty20 international on Tuesday.

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Kasun Rajitha and Dasun Shanaka star as Sri Lanka beat India by five wickets in first T20 international

Kasun Rajitha, making his international debut, dismissed Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane in the first over to give Sri Lanka a perfect start after they chose to bowl first in Pune.

Mad Man
"Ashish Nehra removes openers in both cricket matches and for coldrinks. #TeethPower" 22 hrs ago

David Miller to captain Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2016 - Cricbuzz

The South African batsman has been associated with the Mohali-based franchise since the fourth edition of IPL

The Doctor A
"[Indian Cricket Team] Divided by: Batting-bowling United by: Breakup #INDvsSL"
".@DavidMillerSA12 to lead our Kings XI Punjab lions for @IPL season 9 Link :"
Jonty Rhodes
"@atishpatel7 @ESPNcricinfo @BCCI @ImRaina in T20 cricket, no matter the wicket, u should expect EVERY ball to come to u - anticipation!" 14 hrs ago

India vs. Sri Lanka Pune T20 - The Hindu

Team India was bowled out for a paltry 101 in 18.5 overs by Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international on Tuesday. For the hosts, Ravichandran Ashwin (31*) was the highest scorer while Suresh Ra

Broken Cricket
"World No.1 T20 Side Bowled out for 101 Splendid Bowling Performance by SL" 06 hrs ago

Shanaka, Rajitha help Sri Lanka to five-wicket win against India - Cricbuzz

Sri Lanka bowled India out for 101 and got to the target with two overs to spare

"Back in form just before the T20 WC."
ESPN Cricinfo
"Contract crisis threatens West Indies on eve of World Twenty20"

Australia selectors build a T20 squad from hunches

Rod Marsh and his panel have reasons for picking Peter Nevill, Adam Zampa, and Ashton Agar for the World T20, but they are less about performances than impressions

"Admit it that India's T20 team is nothing without Virat Kohli and Joginder Sharma." © 2016