De Grandhomme, Raval and Broom included in New Zealand’s list of contracted players

“Colin made a breakthrough last summer and is rated well in all three formats”

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All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme, opener Jeet Raval and batsman Neil Broom have all been included in New Zealand’s list of centrally contracted players for the 2017/18 season.

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Iqbal hoping to use red-hot form to lead Bangladesh into Champions Trophy semi-finals

“It is nice to score runs but, if my hundred helps win Bangladesh a game, it is a special feeling”

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been in sublime form in the ongoing Champions Trophy, but his side are in a difficult situation when it comes to qualifying for the semi-finals.

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Smith: We either beat England or go home

“We have to beat England and I think then we’re through”

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Australia captain Steve Smith admitted that his side face two situations when they go up against England in the Champions Trophy on Saturday. Either they win and keep their hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive or they lose and be eliminated from the tournament.

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