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Thursday , August 14 , 2014
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Kohli in the fray

Cricket Digest

New Delhi: The BCCI has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s name for Padma Bhushan and Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri. The Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj has also been nominated for Padma Shri.

RCA issue

Jaipur: At loggerheads with BCCI over its move to propose a 5-member panel to look after cricket in the state, the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Wednesday got a shot in the arm when the Registrar of Co-operative Societies here refused to entertain such a proposal.

Meanwhile, defying the BCCI yet again, Modi was elected president of the Nagaur District Cricket Association for the fourth consecutive term.

Elgar trouble

Harare: South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been reprimanded for reacting angrily to his dismissal, on the fourth day of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, in Harare, on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, fast bowler Beuran Hendricks is out of South Africa’s three-match one-day International series against Zimbabwe due to back strain.