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BCCI files complaint against Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb

The BCCI has reportedly filed an official complaint against Peter Handscomb and Australia captain Steve Smith. The complaint stems from the DRS controversy that had cropped up during the second Test between India and Australia at Bengaluru. Indian captain Virat Kohli had said in the post match press conference that he had seen the Australians look to their dressing room before making a call on wether to review a decision made by the umpire or not.

Virat Kohli’s conduct is exemplary: BCCI

The BCCI came out in strong support of India captain Virat Kohli and requested the ICC to take note of Australian skipper Steve Smith’s “brain fade” in seeking dressing room’s advice for a DRS referral in the second Test. The BCCI’s reaction to the controversy came after Cricket Australia called the cheating allegations against Smith outrageous. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after due deliberation and seeing the video replays of the episode steadfastly stands with the Indian Cricket Team and its Captain Mr. Virat Kohli,” said the BCCI in a statement. Mr.

We are still number one

The Indian cricket team will retain its number one position in the ICC Test rankings owing to the series-levelling 75-run win in the second Test against Australia in Bengaluru. By retaining the No.1 position till the April 1 cut off date, Virat Kohli’s men will receive a cash prize of $1 million. “Victory in the 2nd Test against Australia assures India a No.1 finish on the April 1 cut-off date and a cash prize of $1 million,” the ICC confirmed in a tweet after India defeated Australia by 75 runs on Tuesday.

Adele confirms her marriage to Simon Konecki

Grammy-winning singer Adele has confirmed that she is married to Simon Konecki. At a concert in Brisbane, Australia this weekend, Adele said she is “married now,” reported Entertainment Tonight. Adele, 28, made the revelation while introducing her ballad “Someone Like You.”

Musharraf to launch career as TV analyst?

Pakistan’s former dictator General Pervez Musharraf (73), currently living in self-exile in Dubai, seems to have chosen mainstream media as his career of choice after failing to make a dent in politics. He is being billed by Bol TV as the main attraction of a weekly TV programme, Dawn newspaper reported.

Hugh Jackman breaks ‘Wolverine’ fast on Jimmy Fallon’s show

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman is finally off the Wolverine diet, which he had been on for 17 years now.
The 48-year-old actor, who will be seen in X-Men franchise Logan as the adamantium-clawed mutant for the last time, had to adhere to get into the skin of his most popular character, Wolverine.

Rafa is the man

Roger Federer has revealed that he wants to join forces in doubles with arch rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year. The Swiss tennis great made the confession on Monday at the unveiling of the new tournament scheduled for Prague in September which will pit a Bjorn Borg-captained European team against John McEnroe’s rest of the world. Federer, who beat Nadal in an epic five-set Australian Open final last month, admitted: “I’ve always wanted to play with Rafa... just because our rivalry has been so special. I’ve seen his wicked forehand go past me too often!”

No downturn for Republic of IPL

The Indian Premier League has proved yet again that it continues to be an inflation proof cricketing extravaganza. At the players’ auction in Bangalore on Monday, any worries of a downturn in the IPL economy were thrown to the winds as stars and greenhorns went under the hammer.

Afridi bids adieu to international cricket

Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India. He stepped down as captain after the tournament although he retained his slender hopes of continuing his career in the sport’s shortest format as a player.

48 and counting....

Amitabh Bachchan has spend 48 years in the Indian film industry and the megastar shared a series of nostalgic pictures to mark the occasion. He took to his blog where he posted on-set pictures clicked during the shooting of his debut film Saat Hindustani. “There is an avalanche of events related to this date the 15th of February... For on this date in the year of the Lord 1969...Yes that is nineteen sixty nine... I became an official entrant to the film industry, by signing my very first film, Saat Hindustani,” Bachchan wrote.

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