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  • 6:05 PM IST
    DC vs RCB mid-innings: Fifties from skipper Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan set base for a big total for Delhi Capitals, which was pushed to 187/5 courtesy Sherfane Rutherford’s 28* off 13 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 46 of IPL 2019 at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on Sunday.

    After Iyer won the toss for DC, he opted to bat first, with RCB bearing the brunt of the 42 degree Delhi heat. And the Delhi openers – Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw – were in no mood to show mercy as the sped to 30/0 in the first three overs with Shaw helping himself to three fours while Dhawan got two sixes and a four. However, Umesh Yadav broke the threatening stand with a rising delivery that Shaw nicked to wickekeeper Parthiv Patel, who managed to hold on to the catch after the ball thudded onto his chest. Shaw went for 18 off 10 balls.
  • 4:48 PM IST
    The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) have decided that there will be no representation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) when Ombudsman DK Jain hears the matter of conflict against the Mumbai Indians mentor Sachin Tendulkar and Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman.

    CoA chief Vinod Rai said that the board in future would only act as point of reference.

    “BCCI will only act as point of reference to provide the ombudsman with a clear picture on the issues,” he said.
  • 4:18 PM IST
    Injury-hit Bangladesh on Sunday added allrounder Farhad Reza and pace bowler Taskin Ahmed to their squad for a three-nation tournament in Ireland in May to prepare for the World Cup. Taskin in particular will be cover for key bowler Rubel Hossain, who has been suffering from a side injury, and fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman, who is yet to recover from an ankle injury.

    “We are concerned because the Bangladesh team is facing some injury problems, especially with their fast bowlers,” Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Akram Khan said.

    “The World Cup will be a long one, so we decided to take two more players for the Ireland series.”

    Bangladesh will take on hosts Ireland and the West Indies in the warmup series from May 5-17, before heading to England for the World Cup which starts May 30.
  • 3:59 PM IST
    Jaydev Unadkat finally lived up to his potential after a below-par outing in the ongoing IPL and the lanky Rajasthan Royals left-arm pacer said he desperately needed the performance to boost his sagging confidence.

    Having gone for runs in the previous games, Unadkat on Saturday night finished with figures of 2/26 besides latching on to three fine catches during RR’s seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.

    “I can’t really express how much I needed this performance for my own confidence. Times have been tough but I have grown strong from this and have become better as a player. I think that’s how it is,” Unadkat said at the post-match press conference.
  • 3:46 PM IST
    Sachin Tendulkar has categorically refuted all allegations of Conflict of Interest levelled against him as he claimed to have neither “received any compensation” nor holding any decision making role in the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians.

    Tendulkar on Sunday filed a 14-point written response to a notice sent by Ombudsman cum Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain. It was with regards to a Conflict of Interest complaint filed by the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) member Sanjeev Gupta.
  • 10:43 AM IST

    The Royals bowled phenomenally towards the end to contain Sunrisers and when it was their turn with the bat, Liam Livingstone and Sanju Samson hardly broke a sweat to see the side through.

  • 9:13 AM IST

    Imad Wasim hit an unbeaten century as Pakistan began their tour of England with a 100-run win over Kent on Saturday. The allrounder scored 117 not out, his career-best List A score, his innings featuring 13 fours and four sixes.

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