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India National Cricket Team
Test kitODI kit T20I
T20I
kitAs of 6 March 2018The India
India
national cricket team, also known as Team India
India
and Men in Blue, represents India
India
in international cricket
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Cricket Clothing And Equipment
Cricket clothing and equipment
Cricket clothing and equipment
is regulated by the Laws of Cricket. Cricket clothing, known as cricket whites, or flannels, is slightly loose fitting so as not to restrict players' movements. Use of protective equipment, such as helmets, gloves and pads, is also regulated.Contents1 Clothing and protective wear 2 Equipment 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksClothing and protective wear[edit]A box, as worn by male batsmenA thigh pad, worn by batsmenCollared shirt with short or long sleeves depending on the climate or personal preference. Long trousers (often white, but stained red in parts from polishing the ball) Jumper (a woollen pullover, if necessary)
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Colombo
Colombo
Colombo
(/kəˈlʌmboʊ/; Sinhalese: කොළඹ Kolamba, pronounced [ˈkəlɐmbɞ]; Tamil: கொழும்பு, translit. Koḻumpu) is the commercial capital[3] and largest city of Sri Lanka. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of 5.6 million,[4][5][6][7] and 752,993[2] in the city proper. It is the financial centre of the island and a popular tourist destination. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to the Greater Colombo
Greater Colombo
area which includes Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the legislative capital of Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. Colombo
Colombo
is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
is within the urban area of, and a suburb of, Colombo
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Centurion
A centurion (Latin: centurio; Greek: κεντυρίων, kentyríōn, or ἑκατόνταρχος, hekatóntarkhos) was a professional officer of the Roman army
Roman army
after the Marian reforms
Marian reforms
of 107 BC. Most centurions commanded groups of centuries of around 80 legionaries [5] but senior centurions commanded cohorts or took senior staff roles in their legion. Centurions were also found in the Roman navy
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Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
/liːdz/ ( listen)[5] is a city in West Yorkshire, England. Historically in Yorkshire's West Riding, Leeds
Leeds
can be traced to the 5th century name for a wooded area of the Kingdom of Elmet. The name has been applied to many administrative entities over the centuries. It changed from being the name of a small manorial borough in the 13th century, through several incarnations, to being the name attached to the present metropolitan borough
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Headingley Cricket Ground
Headingley
Headingley
Cricket
Cricket
Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium
Headingley Stadium
complex in Leeds, England. It adjoins the Headingley
Headingley
Carnegie Rugby Stadium through a shared main stand, although the main entrance to the cricket ground is at the opposite Kirkstall Lane end
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E. A. S. Prasanna
Erapalli Anantharao Srinivas "E.A.S." Prasanna  pronunciation (help·info) (born 22 May 1940) is a former Indian cricket player. He was a spin bowler, specializing in off spin and a member of the Indian spin quartet. He is an alumunus of National Institute of Engineering, Mysore.Contents1 Career 2 Awards and achievements 3 References 4 LinksCareer[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (September 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Prasanna played his debut Test cricket
Test cricket
match at Madras
Madras
against England in 1961. His first overseas tour to the West Indies
West Indies
was a tough one and he did not play another Test for five years. He left the sport for a period to finish his engineering degree, returning in 1967
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London
London
London
(/ˈlʌndən/ ( listen)) is the capital and most populous city of England
England
and the United Kingdom.[7][8] Standing on the River Thames
River Thames
in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans, who named it Londinium.[9] London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries
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International Cricket Council
Imperial Cricket
Cricket
Conference(1909-65) International Cricket
Cricket
Conference (1965-89)Formation 15 June 1909; 108 years ago (1909-06-15)Type Federation of national associationsHeadquarters Dubai, United Arab EmiratesMembership104 membersOfficial languagesEnglishChairmanShashank ManoharPresidentZaheer Abbas[1]CEODavid RichardsonWebsite www.icc-cricket.comThe International Cricket
Cricket
Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket
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Bishen Singh Bedi
Bishan Singh Bedi  pronunciation (help·info) (sometimes spelt as Bishen Singh Bedi; born 25 September 1946) is a former Indian cricketer who was primarily a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He played Test cricket
Test cricket
for India
India
from 1966 to 1979 and formed part of the famous Indian spin quartet. He played a total of 67 test and took 266 wickets. He also captained the national side in 22 Test matches
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Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
Bhagwat Subramanya Chandrasekhar (informally Chandra; born 17 May 1945) is a former Indian cricketer
Indian cricketer
who played as a leg spinner. Considered among the top echelon of leg spinners, Chandrasekhar along with E.A.S. Prasanna, Bishen Singh Bedi and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan constituted the Indian spin quartet that dominated spin bowling during the 1960s and 1970s.[1] At a very young age, polio left his right arm withered
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan ( pronunciation (help·info) (informally Venkat, born 21 April 1945)[1] is a former Indian cricketer. He played Test cricket for the Indian cricket team, and later became an umpire on the elite International Cricket
Cricket
Council Test panel.[2] His Test career was one of the longest for any Indian player.[3] He also played for Derbyshire in English county cricket from 1973 to 1975
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Asian Cricket Council
The Asian Cricket
Cricket
Council (ACC) is a cricket organisation which was established in 1983, to promote and develop the sport of cricket in Asia. Subordinate to the International Cricket
Cricket
Council, the council is the continent's regional administrative body, and currently consists of 25 member associations
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Indian Spin Quartet
The Indian spin quartet is the collective name given to the Indian spin bowlers of the 1960s and 1970s: Erapalli Prasanna and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (both off spinners), Bhagwat Chandrasekhar (a leg spinner), and Bishen Singh Bedi (a left-arm spinner). Between them, they played 231 Test matches, taking 853 wickets. They were one of the most deadly combinations in world cricket, especially on the dusty subcontinental pitches. The spin quartet was instrumental in producing many Indian Test victories. There was only one match in which all four of them were in the starting XI: usually one of the off spinners, Prasanna or Venkataraghavan, was left out
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Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Johannesburg
(/dʒoʊˈhænɪsbɜːrɡ/; Afrikaans: [jʊəˈɦanəsbœrχ]; also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa
South Africa
and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.[8] It is the provincial capital and largest city in Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa.[9] While Johannesburg
Johannesburg
is not one of South Africa's three capital cities, it is the seat of the Constitutional Court. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand
Witwatersrand
range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade.[citation needed] The metropolis is an alpha global city as listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network
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Calcutta
Kolkata
Kolkata
/koʊlˈkɑːtə/ (Bengali pronunciation: [kolkat̪a]), formerly Calcutta /kælˈkʌtə/ until 2001, is the capital of the Indian state
Indian state
of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata
Port of Kolkata
is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. The city is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India, and is also nicknamed the "City of Joy". In 2011, the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India
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