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19-Feb-2017 Kolkata

Steve Smith replaces Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper

Australian Steve Smith has replaced Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the captain of Rising Pune Supergiants for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the franchise announced on Sunday.The move comes after Dhoni stepped down as the Indian captain in the limited-overs...

13-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Our bowlers are our match winners in Test cricket : Virat Kohli

India Test cricket captain Virat Kohli on Monday heaped praise on his bowlers for pulling off a massive 208-run win against Bangladesh on a flat wicket which had little for them on offer."Credit to our bowlers, they were able to get result on this kind of...

13-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Partnership between pacers and spinners key for us : Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli has credited the partnership between his spinners and pacers for being able to conjure up wickets on a track that did not have anything to offer on the fifth day of the one-off Test match here against Bangladesh.India won by 208 runs...

13-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

India thump Bangladesh by 208 runs in one-off Test

Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin picked up four wickets apiece as India bowled Bangladesh out for 250 in their second innings to clinch the one-off cricket Test by 208 runs here on Monday.Resuming the day at 103-3, Bangladesh lost two wickets...

13-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs in one-off Test

India bowled Bangladesh out for 250 in their second innings to clinch the one-off cricket Test by 208 runs here on Monday.Resuming the day at 103-3, Bangladesh lost two wickets in the first session to be at 202-5. Then till the tea session, they lost the rest...

12-Feb-2017

Might has always been right in ICC

If what the so-called Big Three of the International Cricket Council (ICC) did in 2014 over revenue sharing was discrimination, then what the apex body of the sport is doing over the issue today under its new dispensation is also questionable if not downright...

12-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Ravichandran Ashwin happy with form in second innings

India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said he was happy with his form in the second outing because he was a bit rusty with the ball in the first innings of the one-off cricket Test here against Bangladesh.Ashwin has taken two wickets, giving...

12-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Bangladesh 103-3, need 356 runs to beat India in one-off Test

Bangladesh face a big test of saving the one-off cricket Test as they reached 103 for three in their second innings after India set them a target of 459 on the penultimate day here on Sunday.Middle-order batsmen Mahmudullah (9) and Shakib Al Hasan (21) were at...

12-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to scalp 250 Test wickets

India's premiere off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday became the fastest bowler to take 250 Test wickets.Ashwin who needed two wickets before the start of the ongoing one-off Test against Bangladesh here, achieved the milestone in 45 Test matches, surpassing...

11-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Hasan lead Bangladesh fightback

Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan Miraz shone with the bat as Bangladesh recovered from early setbacks to post 322/6 in their first innings at the end of the third day of their one-off cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International...

10-Feb-2017 Kolkata

Virat Kohli spending 'smoother' days as captain : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said current skipper Virat Kohli is going through relatively smooth initial days as skipper."The initial years as captain are smooth and Virat is going through that phase. He is a phenomena and with each game is...

09-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Ajinkya Rahane returns as India elects to bat vs Bangladesh

India won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Thursday.The match marks Bangladesh's debut five-day game on Indian soil since gaining Test status in 2000.For India, middle...

07-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

No one gave me a chance of picking up 10 wickets : Anil Kumble

Reminiscing his 'Perfect Ten' against Pakistan on this very day 18 years ago, leg-spin legend and current India coach Anil Kumble on Tuesday said nobody gave him a chance to pick all the 10 wickets in an innings and he felt privileged to achieve the "rare" cricketing...

07-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

All-rounder Pandya is one for the future in Tests : Anil Kumble

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is one for the future as far as Test cricket is concerned and that is why it is important to keep him "in the mix", head coach Anil Kumble stressed on Tuesday ahead of the one-off five-day engagement with Bangladesh starting...

06-Feb-2017 London

Alastair Cook steps down as England's Test captain

England's Alastair Cook on Monday stepped down as the Test captain after being in the role for more than four years.The 32-year-old Cook's decision did not come as a surprise, especially after he had admitted to having "questions" over his role, following the...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

234 jobs to open up in TN : Ravichandran Ashwin

Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, commenting on the political developments in Tamil Nadu said on Monday "234 job opportunities" will shortly open up for the youth in the state.The Tamil Nadu assembly has 234 seats.Ashwin's tweet came a day after AIADMK legislators...

04-Feb-2017 Dubai

Sachin Tendulkar urges fans to support women's cricket

Wishing all the participating countries in the upcoming women's World Cup qualifiers, starting February 7, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday urged fans to wholeheartedly root for their teams."I wish all the teams the very best for the ICC Women's World...

02-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

England's Strokes will get big bucks in IPL : Yuvraj Singh

Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday praised England all-rounder Ben Strokes saying the 25-year-old is an overall package and will surely get big bucks in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.The 35-year-old southpaw also said the cash-rich league...

01-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

I have a lot of faith in Chahal : Virat Kohli

Heaping praises on leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, whose six wickets helped India clinch the third and final T20 International against England by 75 runs, India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said he has a "lot of faith" in the youngster's abilities.Chahal returned...

01-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

England's batting was possibly worst in last two years : Eoin Morgan

Terming it as the "worst performance" in the last two years, England skipper Eoin Morgan reckoned that his and Joe Root's quick wickets was the turning point for India's 75-run win in the third and final T20 International here on Wednesday."We made a fatal error...

01-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

Leggie Chahal's 6/25 derails England in third T20I

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal's maiden five-wicket haul turned things around for India as the hosts beat England by 75 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International to clinch the series 2-1 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday.Chasing a mammoth 203,...

01-Feb-2017 Kolkata

Mushtaq Ali T20: Saha dazzles for Bengal : Gambhir takes Delhi home

Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha justified his selection to the national Test side for the one-off game against Bangladesh, by blasting a half-ton to guide his state side to a 10-wicket win over Assam in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament...

30-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Tired of BCCI fiasco : Sourav Ganguly

Hours after the Supreme Court appointed a four-member panel of administrators to run the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) affairs and implement the Supreme Court-approved recommendations of the Justice R.M. Lodha committee, former India captain...

29-Jan-2017 Nagpur

Past performance in death overs gave me confidence: Bumrah

Pacer Jaspit Bumrah said his expertise and proven performance in death overs gave him confidence while bowling India to a thrilling five-run win in the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) here on Sunday.Young pacer Bumrah bowled an inspired last over, conceding...

29-Jan-2017 Nagpur

India pull off stunning death-over in second T20I against England

India produced an inspired bowling display to deny England their first limited-overs series in the country since 1984, winning the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) here on Sunday by five runs.India posted 144/8 after being sent into bat in the Vidarbha...

29-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Sachin Tendulkar wants youngsters to know history of Indian sport

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said it is extremely important for youngsters of the country to know history of Indian sport and also be aware of the country's sporting icons, both living and dead.Speaking at the opening of a sports museum here, the...

28-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Indian team's fielding a joy to watch : Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said the Indian team was one of the best fielding sides in the world. Talking about the importance of fitness in sports in today's world and the advanced fitness regime that the cricketers follow now, the former batting...

28-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Many 'incredible' memories in Kolkata : Sachin Tendulkar

India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who had his fair share of success both with the bat and the ball in Kolkata, said the city and its cricket lovers welcomed him with great memories whenever he came to play."So many memories when it comes to Kolkata,"...

26-Jan-2017 Kanpur

India vs England: First T20I scoreboard

The following is the scoreboard of the first India vs England Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at Green Park stadium here on Thursday.

India:
Virat Kohli    c Morgan b Ali    29
K.L. Rahul  ...

26-Jan-2017 Kanpur

England beat India by seven wickets in first T201

England defeated India by seven wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) cricket match at the Green Park stadium here on Thursday.With this win, England now lead the three match T20I series 1-0.Chasing 147 England openers Jason Roy (19) and Sam Billings...

24-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Parthiv has to wait, Saha still automatic choice : Sourav Ganguly

Former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wridhhiman Saha is still the automatic choice when it comes to playing Tests for India.Earlier in the day, Saha's maiden undefeated first class double ton helped the Rest of India...

23-Jan-2017 Kolkata

No ODIs before Champions Trophy not a concern : Virat Kohli

No One Day Internationals before Champions Trophy in June doesn't concern India skipper Virat Kohli who believes death bowling is an area where his team can improve while playing T20 cricket.For the batters, India's premier batsman said there is no need...

22-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Good to be back at Eden and win a game, says Ben Stokes

England's Man of the Match Ben Stokes said on Sunday that it is nice to comeback to the same venue where they lost the World T20 final last year and get a win in similar circumstances.England last April lost by four wickets with two balls remaining to the West...

22-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Virat Kohli wants to give out of form openers time

The poor form of Indian openers in the ODI series against England is not a concern for captain Virat Kohli, who on Sunday said they need to be given some time.India lost to England by five runs to end the three-match series 2-1. The openers, Shikhar Dhawan,...

22-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Disciplined England record five-run consolation win over India

Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya's heroic batting efforts went in vein as England produced a disciplined performance riding on an all-round show by Ben Stokes to defeat India by five runs in a nerve-wracking third One Day International cricket match at the Eden...

22-Jan-2017

Good win in tough conditions for England : Chris Woakes

England pacer Chris Woakes expressed happiness to play a part in England's first victory of the India tour, edging past the hosts by five runs in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.Woakes bowled the final over of the innings, with...

22-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Dhoni felicitated by Kapil Dev at innings break during third ODI

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who relinquished the One-Day International (ODI) and T20 captaincy recently, was felicitated by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for his contribution to Indian cricket during the innings break of the third ODI against England here on...

21-Jan-2017 Kolkata

IPL experience helped me bowl death overs : Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday said death bowling has become difficult nowadays with 350 being a par score but added that the experience he gained during the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped him a lot.Bhuvneshwar, who returned to the Indian...

19-Jan-2017 Cuttack

India played only up to 75 per cent of potential : Virat Kohli

India played only up to 75 per cent of their potential and still have scope for improvement despite a series-clinching 15-run win in the second One-Day International (ODI) match against England here on Thursday, skipper Virat Kohli said.India rode on centuries...

19-Jan-2017 Cuttack

All-round India down England to clinch ODI series

England skipper Eoin Morgan's fighting century went in vain as they fell 15 runs short in a high-scoring second One-day International (ODI) to trail the three-match rubber 0-2 against India at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday.Chasing a massive 382-run target,...

19-Jan-2017 Perth

Australia beat Pakistan by seven wickets in 3rd ODI

Steve Smith's unbeaten eighth One-Day International (ODI) ton helped Australia to beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the third match at the Western Australia Cricket Association ground here on Thursday.With this victory, the hosts now have an important 2-1...

15-Jan-2017 Pune

First ODI: Centurions Virat Kohli, Kedar Jadhav star in India's win

Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav slammed quickfire centuries to steer India to a three-wicket victory over England in the first One-Day International at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.Chasing a difficult 351-run target, the hosts were...

14-Jan-2017 Pune

I am ready for bulk of the responsibility now : Virat Kohli

India's new limited-overs cricket captain Virat Kohli is ready to take the majority of the responsibility and expects previous incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni to play more freely now he is not the skipper anymore."I have to take bulk of the responsibility now....

11-Jan-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Warner chase top-ranked ODI batsman de Villiers

India's Virat Kohli, currently second in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings, will have his eyes on the top spot, currently held by South African AB de Villiers, when he starts the three-match rubber against England,...

07-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Dhoni saved me many times from getting dropped : Virat Kohli

Paying rich tributes to his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni, newly-appointed skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday revealed that the Ranchi wicketkeeper-batsman saved him on numerous occasions from getting dropped from the national cricket team.The 28-year-old,...

06-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly backs Yuvraj Singh's inclusion for England series

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday backed Yuvraj Singh to get some runs in the limited overs cricket series against England after the dashing left-hander was included in the team to be led by new skipper Virat Kohli.The 35-year-old Yuvraj was on...

06-Jan-2017 Mumbai

It was my father's dream to make me a cricketer : Harbhajan Singh

India's veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says it was his late father Sardar Sardev Singhs dream to see him become a cricketer.Harbhajan will next be seen in the upcoming episode of popular singing reality show "The Voice India Season 2". He will be cheering...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli condemns Bengaluru mass molestation

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Friday took to Twitter to condemn the mass molestation in Bengaluru on New Years Eve saying "those men who do not respect women have no right to call themselves men"."What happened in Bengaluru is really really disturbing....

06-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Yuvraj Singh back in Virat Kohli-led ODI, T20 squads against England

Star batsman Yuvraj Singh was named in the Indian One-Day International (ODI) and T20 squads for the three-match series against England, led by new skipper Virat Kohli, starting on January 15, BCCI's Chairman of Selectors M.S.K. Prasad announced here on Friday.Mahendra...

06-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Virat Kohli takes over as India's full time skipper

Test skipper Virat Kohli was on Friday handed the reigns of India's One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International cricket sides after Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as the limited overs side captain on Wednesday.The announcement came after the Board...

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