PCB send notice of dispute to BCCI

India and Pakistan have only faced each other in ICC events or Asia Cup tournaments since 2012

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have sent a notice of dispute to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for failing to abide by the promises made in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) they signed in 2014.

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My altercation with Jadeja ‘went too far’, admits James Anderson

"It was probably one of the most stressful periods that I've been through whilst I've been in the England team"

“It was probably one of the most stressful periods that I’ve been through whilst I’ve been in the England team”

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England pace bowler James Anderson has admitted that his altercation with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja during the recent five-Test series “went too far”.

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Sangakkara and Jayawardene ‘should have had the common decency to inform the selectors’ about their T20 retirement, says Sanath Jayasuriya

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“This shows they are ungrateful for what they got through playing for the country”

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has announced that wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara and veteran batsman Mahela Jayawardene “should have had the common decency to inform the selectors” about their decision to retire from Twenty20 Internationals following the conclusion of the World Twenty20.

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Sheffield Shield pitches to blame for our lacklustre batting, says Usman Khawaja

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Khawaja blames the Sheffield Shield pitches for Australia’s batting woes

While most cricket pundits and former players will put Australia’s failures with the bat in the ongoing Ashes series down to the fact that they are impatient, lack concentration and England’s bowlers hitting the right lines and lengths, Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has a different outlook on the matter, stating that the decline in the pitches used during Australia’s Sheffield Shield season is solely to blame.

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