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ICC suspends Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan for failing to report multiple bookie approaches

Shakib Al Hasan didn’t report the approaches made during a 2018 tri-series and that year’s IPL, and will be suspended until October 2020.

Tamil Nadu, Haryana & Maharashtra cricket associations barred from BCCI AGM & elections

The three associations, which are home to some prominent cricket administrators, have not complied with the new BCCI constitution according to the CoA.

ICC World Test Championship begins with the Ashes. Here’s all you need to know about it

The championship will see 9 Test-playing nations play bilateral series that will have points before the top two play the final in England in 2021.

ICC’s ‘ridiculous’ boundary count rule that decided World Cup winner draws flak

Both former and current cricket players, including Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir, criticised ICC's rule that declared England the World Cup champion.

BCCI writes to ICC after anti-India banners fly above Leeds during India-Sri Lanka match

A plane with a banner Justice for Kashmir attached to its tail was seen flying over the Leeds cricket ground during India vs Sri Lanka match.

Dhoni should know cricket is just a sport, not war

Dhoni shouldn’t take his regiment to the pitch. Sportsmen bring glory for their nations by playing to win, not as ambassadors for their militaries.

M.S. Dhoni gloves row: Should sportspersons be allowed to flaunt military symbols on field?

The BCCI has asked the ICC to approve Indian wicketkeeper MS Dhoni’s cricketing gloves with the Army’s ‘Balidaan’ insignia inscribed on them.

BCCI seeks ICC permission to allow Dhoni’s gloves with dagger insignia

CoA chief Vinod Rai said the dagger insignia was not against ICC regulations since it isn't a military symbol, and said Dhoni will keep wearing the gloves.

ICC flags Dhoni’s gloves featuring Army insignia, asks BCCI to have badge removed

Dhoni's green wicket-keeping gloves had the regimental dagger insignia of the Indian para forces embossed on them.

Modi’s use of nuclear arsenal for electoral gain is a tactical & moral folly

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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