Centurion: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the second cricket Test against India here on Saturday. In the absence of pace spearhead Dale Steyn, who was ruled out of the series with a heel injury, the hosts have debuted pacer Lungi Ngidi. India, meanwhile madeMore
Published 13-Jan-2018 13:34 IST
New Delhi: A whopping 1,122 players including the likes of Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh, Joe Root and Shane Watson have signed up on expected lines to be part of the upcoming IPL auction, the BCCI announced on Saturday. The auction, scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, will alsoMore
Published 13-Jan-2018 13:26 IST
Dubai: Defending champions India convincingly defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in their Blind Cricket World Cup match at Ajman Oval C.G. here on Friday. Pakistan came into the game riding on back-to-back victories over Bangladesh and Nepal but they were no match for the strong Indian side.
Published 12-Jan-2018 21:07 IST
Mumbai: Former India bowler Karsan Ghavri believes that in-form all-rounder Hardik Pandya is nowhere near legendary Kapil Dev yet. Pandya starred with the bat in the Champions Trophy final last year, and in the first innings of the opening Test against South Africa last week.
Published 12-Jan-2018 21:01 IST
Centurion: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday said the batsmen must not get surprised by the challenges offered by the bouncy wickets during the South African tour. Kohli also said that reading bounce will be the key factor during the Proteas tour.
Published 12-Jan-2018 20:53 IST
Centurion: India captain Virat Kohli on Friday took a dig at critics questioning Ajinkya Rahane's exclusion in the first Test against South Africa, stating that those who wanted his deputy's omission are now clamouring for his comeback.
Published 12-Jan-2018 20:19 IST
Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited 'expressions of interest' for the Indian Premier League (IPL) partner rights. " The BCCI invites third parties to indicate their interest in acquiring any of the following rights: IPL Official Partner Rights, IPL Strategic Time OutMore
Published 12-Jan-2018 19:44 IST
Christchurch: It's considered the stepping stone for the stars of the future and 15 teams, including three-time champions India, would be aiming to discover their Virat Kohli's and Steve Smiths when the ICC Under-19 World Cup starts off here on Saturday.
Published 12-Jan-2018 13:56 IST
Centurion: Outplayed in the lung-opener, India will have to resolve a few selection puzzles and respond better to the sharp bounce when they square off against a redoubtable South Africa in the do-or-die second Test, starting on Saturday. India's record of nine consecutive series victories will beMore
Published 12-Jan-2018 12:41 IST
Centurion: India couldn't have hoped for a worst start to a long South African sojourn but pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Thursday asserted that if one debacle dents the team's confidence then it "does not deserve" to play Test cricket. South Africa outplayed India by 72 runs inside four days in theMore
Published 11-Jan-2018 20:12 IST
London: England dropped Ashes trio of Gary Ballance, Jake Ball and Tom Curran while including paceman Mark Wood and uncapped batsman Liam Livingstone for the two-Test tour of New Zealand in March. Another surprise inclusion in the team was controversial all-rounder Ben Stokes, though his involvementMore
Published 11-Jan-2018 18:49 IST
Melbourne: The prestigious MCC World Cricket Committee on Wednesday strongly urged the BCCI to support cricket's inclusion in the Olympics. The World Cricket committee, comprising legends such as Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara along with current Bangladesh superstar Shakib Al Hasan believe that theMore
Published 10-Jan-2018 22:32 IST
Dubai: Deepak Malik's (B3) unbeaten 179 helped India to get their first win as they beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup here on Wednesday. Put in to bat, Sri Lanka scored 358/8 with Suranga Sampath (B3) scoring 68 runs in 60 balls while K.A. Silva (B1) slammed 64 in 46More
Published 10-Jan-2018 21:05 IST
Mumbai: India's women's squad for the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series against South Africa was announced on Wednesday. India will play three ODIs against South Africa as part of the ICC Women's Championship (2017-2020) in February.
Published 10-Jan-2018 16:54 IST
New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will travel to Ireland for a brief two T20 Internationals series as part of their preparation for the gruelling tour of England in July, the BCCI announced on Tuesday. The Men-In-Blue will play the Irish side on June 27 and 28 in Dublin before travelling toMore
Published 10-Jan-2018 16:49 IST | Updated 17:07 IST
Cape Town: Former South African allrounder Lance Klusener says Hardik Pandya has the makings of a fantastic all-round asset for India. Pandya had scored 93 off 95 balls and took 2-27 in the Proteas' second innings to single-handedly keep India in contention on Day II of the first Test in Cape Town.
Published 10-Jan-2018 13:10 IST
Mumbai: Cricketer Yusuf Pathan might soon be completing BCCI's retroactive five-month ban imposed on him for a first-time dope offense but as per the World Anti Doping Agency's protocol, the case is an active one. Indian all-rounder Pathan was on Tuesday handed a five- month retrospective suspensionMore
Published 10-Jan-2018 12:01 IST
Dubai: The 72-run loss in the opening Test to South Africa has cost India skipper Virat Kohli a drop to the No.3 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings, which were released here on Tuesday. Besides Kohli, India's batting mainstay Cheteshwar Pujara also dropped a coupleMore
Published 09-Jan-2018 18:45 IST
Nelson: Riding on Martin Guptill's brisk half-century, New Zealand gained a 2-0 lead in their five-match ODI series against Pakistan notching a comfortable eight-wicket win on the DLS Method in a rain-interrupted second encounter here on Tuesday. In the rain-affected match, New Zealand were set aMore
Published 09-Jan-2018 17:29 IST
Colomb: Experienced all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been re-appointed as the limited-overs captain of the national team, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Tuesday. The upcoming tri-nation One Day International tournament in Bangladesh will be Mathews first assignment as the skipper.
Published 09-Jan-2018 14:27 IST

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