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Indian cricket players Ravindra Jadeja (L) and Kuldeep Yadav during a practice session ahead of the first ODI against South Africa, in Dharamshala.

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Indian cricket team players during a practice session ahead of the first ODI against South Africa, in Dharamshala.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats during net session ahead of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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India's Virat Kohli, left, gestures as he talks with teammate India's Prithvi Shaw ahead of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Indian team players stand for their national anthem during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, right, walks with Nick Webb, Team India Men's Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, during a training session ahead of their third one-day international cricket match against West Indies, in Cuttack.

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India batsman Rohit Sharma arrives at a city hotel, ahead of third ODI against West Indies to be played on 22nd December at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, in Bhubaneswar.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli addresses a press conference ahead of India's T20 match against West Indies, in Hyderabad.

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli plays football with teammates during a practice session ahead of their T20 match against West Indies, at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport ahead of India's first-ever Day/Night Test against Bangladesh, in Kolkata. Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is also seen.

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Indian cricket team players during a practice session ahead of their first Test match against Bangladesh, in Indore

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Indian cricket team players pose with the trophy after winning the T-20 series against Bengladesh at Vidarbha Cricket Association stadium in Nagpur

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Indian men's cricket T20 team arrive at a hotel ahead of their second match with Bangladesh, in Rajkot.

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During his tenure as the BCCI president, Ganguly will look to coordinate with old guard such as former President N Srinivasan and ex-Secretary Niranjan Shah, whose children are now part of the BCCI.

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Ganguly's career took an unexpected turn due to the infamous feud with Greg Chappell, who was appointed India’s coach in 2005. Ganguly's poor displays with the bat didn’t help his cause and he was eventually dropped from the team in October 2005 and was also sacked from captaincy. The entire episode had snowballed into a big controversy.

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Ganguly played for the now-defunct Pune Warriors India in 2011 and was named the captain of the franchise in 2012.

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Pavement artist Ramjan Hussain busy in giving final touches to the pencil sketch of Ganguly in Kolkata.

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Ganguly grabbed the spotlight for his outrageous celebration after India chased down an improbable 326 against England in Natwest series final in 2002. A pumped up Ganguly let his emotions get the better of him by taking off his shirt and waving it at the Lord’s balcony.

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Sourav Ganguly is the first former India cricketer in 65 years to head the BCCI.

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Members of Indian team pose with the winners trophy after their win on the fourth day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi. Indian won the series 3-0.

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India's Umesh Yadav celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Kagiso Rabada during their second cricket test match in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, center, celebrates with teammates after winning the second cricket test match against South Africa in Pune.

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Shami then got the wickets of Piedt and Kagiso Rabada as the hosts completed a 203-run win to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. The pacer finished with 5/35.

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Muthusamy remained unbeaten on 49.

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Dane Piedt (in pic) and Senuran Muthusamy then frustrated India with their nothing to lose approach. Piedt played well to complete his maiden half-century in Tests.

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In the same over, Jadeja trapped Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj in front of the stumps off successive balls.

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It became 70/6 in the 27th over when Aiden Markram (39) didn't get the required elevation and Ravindra Jadeja took a brilliant one-handed reflex catch off his own bowling.

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Soon, Shami got Faf du Plessis (13) (in pic) and Quinton de Kock (0) in two short bursts to break the backbone of South African batting.

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An over later, Mohammed Shami got the better of Temba Bavuma (0).

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In the second over of Day 5, R Ashwin castled Theunis de Bruyn (10) with one that turned back sharply from wide of the off-stump for his record equalling 350th wicket in the format.

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Agarwal continued to pile on the runs and scored his maiden double-century.

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Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal also became only the third Indian opening pair to share a 300-run partnership in the history of Tests.

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The Mumbai batsman hit 23 fours and six sixes.

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Shami and Ishant Sharma then took a wicket each, leaving West Indies 45/2 at stumps. Another eight wickets and India will seal all of the 120 points on offer from the series to go on top of the ICC Test Championship table.

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An unbeaten 111-run fifth-wicket partnership between Vihari and Rahane allowed India to declare at 168/4, giving their bowlers 13 overs to have a crack on the struggling West Indies batsmen.

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Hanuma Vihari, who had hit a century in the first innings, continued his good form with an unbeaten 53.

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Ajinkya Rahane (64*) got India's innings back on track after the top-four were dismissed for just 57.

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Cheteshwar Pujara was then undone by the extra bounce on a Jason Holder short ball. The Indian scored 27.

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Virat Kohli was removed for a golden duck, his first in the series.

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In reply, India opted against enforcing the follow-on despite being 299 runs ahead. The visitors lost openers Mayank Agarwal (4) and KL Rahul (6) early -- both falling to Kemar Roach.

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The Windies, resuming the day at a dismal 87/7, batted for 14.1 overs before being all out for 117 in the morning session.

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Gayle after playing a knock of 72 runs was sent back to the pavilion by pacer Khaleel Ahmed. Upon his dismissal, the left-hander had received a standing ovation from the Trinidad crowd.

Earlier in the match, West Indies had won the toss and opted to bat first. The openers Evin Lewis and Chris Gayle had provided a solid base for the team as they put up a 115-run stand.

India clinched the three-match ODI series against West Indies 2-0 with a six-wicket win in the rain-curtailed final ODI at Port of Spain, Trinidad on Wednesday. Virat Kohli hit his 43rd ODI century to guide his side home with 15 balls remaining.

The third and final ODI will be held on August 14 (Wednesday) at the same venue (Port of Spain, Trinidad).

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Bhuvneshwar dismissed Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase and Kemar Roach.

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In pursuit, the Windies were on course at 148/4 before they lost their last six wickets for 62 runs to be bowled out for 210 in 42 overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4/31) was pick of the bowlers for India.

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After rain interrupted the proceedings multiple times, the hosts were set a revised target of 270 in 46 overs.

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In reply, Chris Gayle, playing his 300th ODI, failed to provide the Windies a fine start as he fell for 11(24).

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Shreyas Iyer supported Kohli, hitting his third half-century as India posted 279/7. Iyer's 71 was studded with five boundaries and a six.

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This was Kohli's eighth ODI century against West Indies and 42nd overall.

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After opting to bat first, India lost openers Shikhar Dhawan (not in pic) and Rohit Sharma early but Kohli played aggressively -- scoring 14 boundaries and a maximum in his 125-ball 120.

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Rishabh Pant finally came good under the guidance of skipper Virat Kohli as India comfortably beat West Indies by seven wickets in the third T20 International to complete a 3-0 whitewash in Guyana on Tuesday (August 6).

Members of India's 16 member test squad for West Indies tour, from left in the top row, skipper Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara; from left in the second row, Rohit Sharma, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha (wk); from left in the third row, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah; and from left to right in the bottom row, Umesh Yadav, R Ashwin, Mohd Shami and Mayank Aggarwal, who were picked by the BCCI Selection Committee.

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India's captain Virat Kohli gestures as he warms up for the Cricket World Cup semifinal match between India and New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester.

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India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, left, speaks to team physiotherapist Patrick Farhar during an indoor training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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