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Cricket grapples with concussion protocol after Rahim and Mithun blows

Cricket’s newly-introduced protocols for concussion testing and substitutions were in the spotlight on the second day of the Kolkata Test, with two batsmen – Mohammad Mithun and Mushfiqur Rahim – continuing to bat after being struck on their heads by bouncers. Two other Bangladesh batsmen had already been diagnosed with …

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This match will ‘boost’ Test cricket – Cheteshwar Pujara

India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara, has suggested that Test cricket is alive and that the ongoing day-night match against Bangladesh will put the longest format in good stead. Eden Gardens is purportedly sold out till the fourth day, and although the game looks unlikely to stretch that long, the more …

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Ishant Sharma reveals secret to his red-hot form

A renewed approach to life has helped Ishant Sharma grow as a bowler, he said after taking a five-wicket haul in India’s first day-night Test. It was his first five-for in India since his first home match in 2007 against Pakistan. Ishant has more or less become a permanent member …

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Bangladesh name two concussion subs in one day

Bangladesh had to use two concussion substitutes after Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan were hit on the helmet by Mohammed Shami. The visitors’ choice of replacements though put their planning for this Test series in bad light. In assessing whether the nominated Concussion Replacement should be considered a like-for-like …

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Less chance of reverse swing with pink ball – Wriddhiman Saha

India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha reckons the extra lacquer on the pink ball could affect its ability to reverse swing. With visibility, particularly during twilight, being such an important peg during a day-night Test, a lot of the preparation has been geared towards how long the pink ball retains its lacquer. …

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