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Saturday, February 27, 2021Bumrah released from Indian Test squad due to personal reasons

Ahmedabad, Feb 27: Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was on Saturday released from India's squad for the fourth Test against England, beginning here on Thursday, due to personal reasons, the BCCI said.

The Board said no addition to India's squad will be made for the final Test.

"Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India's squad ahead of the fourth Test owing to personal reaso


Friday, February 26, 2021In Gulmarg, Kiren Rijiju says J&K will get two Khelo India Centres of Excellence

SRINAGAR: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir will soon get two Khelo India Centers of Excellence — one each in Srinagar and Jammu — while watersports will begin in the famous Dal lake in the summer months.

Addressing athletes at the world famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the junior mi


Friday, February 26, 2021Pink-ball Test: Axar star with ball as India thrash England by 10 wickets, inch closer to WTC final

Ahmedabad, Feb 25: Left-arm spinner Axar Patel starred with the ball as India thrashed England by 10 wickets in the day-night third test, to take 2-1 series lead in the four match series and boost their chances of cementing a place in the ICC World Test Championship final, here on Thursday.

Axar Patel claimed 11 wickets in the match and R Ashwin became only the fourth Indian to reach 400 Test