Budget 2020

Niraj Bajaj named Bajaj Auto Chairman; Rahul Bajaj to be Chairman Emeritus

This will be taken up at the ensuing annual general meeting for the approval of the shareholders. Bajaj Auto has announced the appointment of Neeraj Bajaj as its new Chairman of the Board with effect from May 1, 2021. The auto maker has also announced Rahul Bajaj as its Chairman Emeritus. “Rahul Bajaj, Non-executive Chairman […]

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Tainted Sharjeel Khan named in Pakistan squad for South Africa, Zimbabwe tours

Pakistan on Friday named disgraced opener Sharjeel Khan, who served a ban for spot-fixing, in the national T20 squad for the upcoming away tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Left-handed batsmen Sharjeel was banned for five-years in August, 2017 by the Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the Pakistan Cricket Board after being found guilty of corruption during […]

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Dinesh Karthik confirms he was named after brand endorsed by Sunil Gavaskar

Dinesh Karthik was named after a clothing brand which was endorsed by former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar because Karthik’s father had been a big fan of Gavaskar. This was confirmed by Karthik, the current captain of the Tamil Nadu team, in a tweet on Saturday. #truestory https://t.co/YGnvtb5gg1 — DK (@DineshKarthik) March 6, 2021 Karthik’s tweet […]

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ICC Team of the Decade: MS Dhoni named captain for both T20I and ODI, Virat Kohli Test captain

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the Men’s T20I, ODI and Test teams of the decade on Sunday, naming former India captain MS Dhoni as the leader of both sides. While the T20 side features four players from India, the ODI Team of the Decade has four Indian cricketers. Current Indian captain Virat Kohli, pacer […]

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Mohammad Wasim named Pakistan’s chief selector until 2023 World Cup

Former test batsman Mohammad Wasim has been appointed Pakistan’s chief selector, succeeding Misbah-ul-Haq, until the 2023 World Cup in India, the country’s cricket board said on Saturday. Misbah juggled dual roles for over a year before vacating the chief selector’s post last month to focus on his job as Pakistan’s head coach. “Wasim’s appointment is […]

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Yuvraj Singh, Sreesanth named in probable squads for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

By: PTI | December 15, 2020 4:14:07 pm Yuvraj Singh and Sreesanth (File Photo/AFP) World-cup winning former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is set to come out of retirement and play domestic cricket again after being named in Punjab’s 30-strong list of probables for next month’s Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. Yuvraj, the star of India’s […]

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Roston Chase named Test vice-captain, Nicholas Pooran retains position for NZ tour

By: PTI | Updated: November 12, 2020 12:02:22 pm Chase, 28, has so far played 35 Test matches, scoring five centuries and collecting three five-wicket hauls with his off-spin bowling. (FILE) West Indies all-rounder Roston Chase has been elevated to Test vice-captaincy while wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran will continue as deputy in T20Is in the upcoming […]

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Courtney Walsh named West Indies women head coach

By: Reuters | October 2, 2020 12:46:42 pm West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh has been appointed head coach of the West Indies women’s team. (Express Archive) Former West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh has been appointed head coach of the West Indies women’s team, the sport’s national governing body said. Walsh, 57, will take charge of […]