Monaco: Former India captain Kapil Dev wants Hardik Pandya to "work harder on his batting" as that is his primary skill as an all-rounder. Pandya, after his 93 in the first Test against South Africa in Cape Town, failed to get a single half-century across formats in the remaining matches.
Published 01-Mar-2018 19:14 IST
New Delhi: Jasprit Bumrah's emergence as 'Test match bowler' was India's biggest gain during the recently concluded tour of South Africa and national selection committee chairman MSK Prasad made it clear that the Gujarat speedster's "workload management'' is paramount for him. Bumrah bowled aMore
Published 28-Feb-2018 18:37 IST
Mumbai: Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif revealed on Wednesday that he was called a "bus driver" by former England skipper Nasser Hussain during the 2002 Natwest Series final at Lords. Kaif made the revelation after a fan asked him a question on Twitter on how England cricketers sledged himMore
Published 28-Feb-2018 17:41 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday permitted representatives of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to remain present during the cross examination of some witnesses by former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi in an alleged case of violation of the Foreign Exchange Management ActMore
Published 28-Feb-2018 16:58 IST | Updated 17:23 IST
Kolkata: Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar, in the 15-member India squad for the upcoming Twenty20 cricket tri-series to be held in Sri Lanka, says he is under no pressure to fill in the shoes of Hardik Pandya who has been rested for the tour. Shankar says he knows he has been picked as a secondMore
Published 28-Feb-2018 15:40 IST
Johannesburg: Indian and South African cricket teams have donated about USD 8,500 for supply of bottled water and drilling of borewells for the residents of drought-stricken Cape Town, which is facing the worst water crisis. Indian captain Virat Kohli and his South African counterpart Faf du PlessisMore
Published 27-Feb-2018 22:14 IST | Updated 22:14 IST
New Delhi: Sensible batting from opener Mayank Agarwal (90) helped Karnataka outplay Saurashtra by 41 runs in the final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 50-overs cricket tournament here on Tuesday. Following the win, Karnataka pacer Sreenath Arvind also announced his retirement from first-class andMore
Published 27-Feb-2018 19:03 IST
Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals has appointed former Indian Test spinner Sairaj Bahutule as their spin bowling coach, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise announced on Tuesday. Bahutule is the new addition to Royals support staff that is being headed by Zubin Bharucha.
Published 27-Feb-2018 18:49 IST
Barbados: The rigours of having to go through a qualifying tournament to even take part in the 2019 cricket World Cup notwithstanding, West Indies captain Jason Holder urged supporters to back the team as they begin their campaign to earn a place in the ICC event.
Published 27-Feb-2018 17:37 IST
New Delhi: At 19 years of age, highly-rated Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan is set to become the youngest captain in the history of international cricket. The World's No.1 ODI and Twenty20 International bowler, Rashid will lead Afghanistan after regular skipper Asghar Stanikzai was diagnosedMore
Published 27-Feb-2018 17:09 IST
Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the women's squad for the One-Day International series against Australia next month. The three-match series, starting on March 12 in Vadodara, is part of the ICC Women's Championship (2017-2020).
Published 27-Feb-2018 15:52 IST
Monaco: Virat Kohli's aggression was a "little over the top" in the recent tour of South Africa but it is all a part of his development as a charismatic India captain, feels former Australia skipper Steve Waugh. India enjoyed decent success in the 58-day tour, during which the side lost the TestMore
Published 27-Feb-2018 15:44 IST
New Delhi: Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin insists that he is not losing sleep over making a limited-overs comeback for India and his immediate focus is on the 'big responsibility' of captaining Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming Indian Premier League. Ashwin, who was appointed KXIP captain onMore
Published 27-Feb-2018 14:24 IST
Mumbai: Indian women's T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, who led the squad to historic away series wins against South Africa in both ODIs and T20 Internationals, said the biggest plus was the team's improved fielding while singling out newcomer Jemimah Rodrigues for praise. "The South Africa tour wasMore
Published 26-Feb-2018 22:38 IST
Johannesburg: South Africa pacer Morne Morkel on Monday announced that he will retire from all formats of international cricket after the four-match Test series against Australia which starts in Durban on Thursday. The 33-year-old has played 83 Tests, 117 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 44More
Published 26-Feb-2018 20:25 IST
Mohali: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the captain of the Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Published 26-Feb-2018 18:13 IST
New Delhi: Even brother Ian Chappell was not very positive about Greg Chappell taking over as Team India coach in 2005 and so was Sunil Gavaskar but Sourav Ganguly says he decided to ignore all these warnings and follow his instincts on the appointment. In fact, Ganguly was in awe of Chappell priorMore
Published 26-Feb-2018 15:45 IST | Updated 16:50 IST
Cape Town: Fresh after registering a historic double series win on the South African tour, India One-Day International (ODI) captain Mithali Raj said the team can be a surprise element in the World T20 in November. The Indian women's team scripted history on Saturday when they beat South AfricaMore
Published 25-Feb-2018 16:02 IST
Cape Town: India never backed down in adverse situations and played an aggressive brand of cricket to emerge as deserving winners in the limited over series, said stand-in captain Rohit Sharma. "We will take these limited-overs trophies, throughout the series we played with a lot of aggression. As aMore
Published 25-Feb-2018 15:43 IST
Cape Town: South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said India's experience in the bowling department was the main difference between the two sides as Virat Kohli's men clinched the T20 International series 2-1 with a thrilling seven-run victory in the third and final game here. Experience (is the bigMore
Published 25-Feb-2018 15:29 IST

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