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22-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

S. Africa took calculated risks : Virat Kohli

After a six wicket loss to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International match, India skipper Virat Kohli praised the hosts, saying they took calculated risks which helped them.South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Team kept composure while batting : Jean-Paul Duminy

After playing a crucial knock in the second Twenty20 International match which helped his team beat India by six wickets, South Africa skipper Jean-Paul Duminy (64 not out) said the team kept its composure while batting.Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion

Proteas beat India in 2nd T20I

South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday.Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs, the hosts romped...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

In the beginning we never got partnerships : Jean-Paul Duminy

South Africa skipper Jean-Paul Duminy on Sunday blamed the lack of partnerships for a 28-run loss to India in the first first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here.Apart from Reeza Hendricks (70 runs in 50 balls), all other batsmen...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

This was one of our most balanced performances : Virat Kohli

After beating South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International match on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli termed the performance as one of their most balanced ones.A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium.Put...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

India beat S. Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.Put in to bat, Shikhar Dhawan (72) hammered the South African bowlers all around the park and helped...

16-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Virat Kohli stars as India outplay South Africa in sixth ODI

Disciplined bowling and unbeaten century by skipper Virat Kohli helped India outplay South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Supersport Park here on Friday.After a disciplined performance by the bowlers which helped...

16-Feb-2018 Auckland

Guptill's ton in vain as Aussies hammer world record chase

New Zealand's Martin Guptill's 49-ball century went up in smoke as Australia pulled off a world record run chase against the hosts at the Eden Park here on Friday.D'Arcy Short (76) and David Warner (59) hammered aggressive fifties to set the tone for the...

16-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar announced as league ambassador for T20 Mumbai League

Probability Sports India Private Limited, a consortium of the IIFL Group as Lead Member and Wizcraft, on Friday announced cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as the League Ambassador of the Twenty-20 Mumbai League.The Mumbai-based inaugural T20 cricket league, held under...

14-Feb-2018 Port Elizabeth

Rohit Sharma reveals reason for quiet century celebration

India opener Rohit Sharma revealed the reason for his quiet celebration despite having slammed a century in the fifth One Day International match against South Africa here.Rohit, who was involved in two run outs, that of skipper Virat Kohli and middle-order...

14-Feb-2018 Port Elizabeth (South African)

Virat Kohli terms ODI series victory as 'collective effort'

India skipper Virat Kohli termed the fifth One Day International (ODI) win against South Africa as a "collective effort"India clinched their maiden ODI series win on South African soil, taking an unbeatable 4-1 lead after outclassing the hosts by 73 runs in...

11-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

Lucky David Miller combined with rain to defeat India : Shikhar Dhawan

India batsman Shikhar Dhawan felt that "lucky" David Miller and rain spoilt their chance of defending the revised target of 208 in 28 overs in the fourth One-Day International, which the visitors lost by five wickets here.Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal twice...

11-Feb-2018

Virat Kohli-Shastri combine could do well with Rahul Dravid inputs

Rahul Dravid is the man Indian cricket is looking at today. Never has a coach of the junior India team received so much attention as he is getting after India won the Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.A victorious team will have a lot to talk about its success...

10-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

4th ODI : Proteas beat India in nail-biting finish

South Africa survived a nail-biting finish to edge out India by five wickets in a rain-curtailed fourth One-Day International (ODI) here on Saturday.India, who had won the first three ODIs, now have a 3-1 lead in the six-match series.Electing to bat first,...

10-Feb-2018 Dhaka

Spinners earn Sri Lanka 1-0 Test series win over Bangladesh

Sri Lankan spinners masterminded a fantastic 215-run win over Bangladesh on the third day of the second and final cricket Test to seal a 1-0 away series win at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Saturday.Roshen Silva led the batting charge to help...

09-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

Ashwin, Jadeja not out of 2019 World Cup race : Bharat Arun

Despite skipper Virat Kohli stating that the wrist spin duo of leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav could be a massive X-factor in the 2019 World Cup, India's bowling coach Bharat Arun on Friday countered by saying that Ravichandran Ashwin and...

08-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Sachin Tendulkar lends support to blind chess tourney

Cricket legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday expressed his support to the ongoing National Chess Championship for the visually challenged, organised by the All India Chess Federation for the Blind.Himself a chess aficionado, Tendulkar tweeted:...

08-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kuldeep, Chahal could be the X-factor in 2019 World Cup : Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has openly expressed his fondness for wrist spinners on numerous occasions, and after gaining an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match ODI series against South Africa, the India skipper feels the duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will prove...

07-Feb-2018 Cape Town (South Africa)

India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI

India dominated with both bat and ball to thrash South Africa by 124 runs in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Wednesday.The Indians rode on skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 160 to post a total of 303/6 in their allotted 50 overs.Left-arm spinners...

07-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kohli's 34th ODI ton propels India to 303/6 in 3rd match

Skipper Virat Kohli slammed his 34th One-day International ton to help India post a competitive 303/6 against South Africa, even as the visitors' untested middle order failed to click in the third of the six-match ODI series, at Newlands here on Wednesday.Continuing...

06-Feb-2018 Cape Town

No problem at all with Rohit's form : Shikhar Dhawan

Rohit Sharma's form is the only shortcoming in India's victories in the first two ODIs against injury-hit South Africa, but his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan is confident that the Mumbaikar is just a knock away from finding his groove in the six-match ODI...

06-Feb-2018 Kolkata/Ranchi

Want to emulate senior India pacers: Ishan Porel

The new-found adulation aside, for India U-19 World Cup winning pacer Ishan Porel, the next few months will be spent trying to emulate fast bowlers of the senior team and walk on their path in realising his "dream" of making the 2019 World Cup squad."My...

05-Feb-2018 Mumbai

U-19 WC: Real satisfaction was the process : Rahul Dravid

India U-19 cricket team head coach and batting legend Rahul Dravid on Tuesday said the most satisfying part of the World Cup triumph was the process the team followed to reach the top."The real satisfaction, in my opinion, is the process that was followed...

05-Feb-2018 Mumbai

U-19 WC: My team executed plans perfectly : Prithvi Shaw

India U-19 World Cup winning captain Prithvi Shaw on Monday lauded his team's efforts during the tournament in executing their plans perfectly."We have brought the World Cup back and everybody, including the support staff, has worked hard for last more than...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion

Not enough time to prepare for 3rd ODI : Aiden Markram

South Africa captain Aiden Markram on Sunday said his side has only two days to prepare for the third One-Day International (ODI) against India and it will not be ideal after going 0-2 down in the six-match series.South Africa, after being asked to bat first...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav were outstanding : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on his spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav after the duo helped the visitors bowl out South Africa for a low total on Sunday.Both Chahal (5/22) and Yadav (3/20) returned their career best One-Day International...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal...

04-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Sachin Tendulkar centre of attraction at Kolkata marathon

A day after India won the U-19 World Cup, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday urged youngsters taking part in a marathon here to lead the way.Stressing on fitness, which Tendulkar has time and again termed the key to India's success in not only the...

04-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Women are backbone of India : Sachin Tendulkar

Underlining the need for women empowerment in the country, former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said they are the backbone of India."As far as women power is concerned, I think they are the backbone of India. I still remember as a child when I would come...

03-Feb-2018 Tauranga (New Zealand)

U19 World Cup : Manjot Kalra guides clinical India to record 4th title

Promising opener Manjot Kalra played a starring role with an unbeaten century as India overpowered Australia by eight wickets in the final to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time here on Saturday.The opener batted through the innings for his 101...

03-Feb-2018 Kolkata

Hope some U-19 stars go on to represent senior India : Sourav Ganguly

Hailing India's dominant performance at the ICC U19 World Cup, former national team captain Sourav Ganguly hoped on Saturday that some of the young cricketers will go on to enjoy success with the senior squad.Holding out Virat Kohli as an example, Ganguly said...

03-Feb-2018 Tauranga (New Zealand)

U-19 WC: Hope boys have many more memories like this : Rahul Dravid

An elated India U-19 head coach Rahul Dravid hopes that his World Cup winning wards will have many such lasting memories in the future, adding that the support staff had helped him make the title triumph possible."I am really proud of the boys and the effort...

03-Feb-2018 Tauranga (New Zealand)

U19 World Cup : India outclass Aussies to win 4th title

India defeated Australia by eight wickets to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Australia were dismissed for 216 runs in 47.2 overs. Ishan Porel, Shiva Singh and Anukul Roy picked up two wickets each...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

Kuldeep Yadav hails mentors Mahendra Singh Dhon, Virat Kohli

Left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed the roles played by veteran wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and captain Virat Kohli in guiding youngsters like him."When you have two legends, Virat bhai and Mahi bhai-- one is leading the team and...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

1st ODI: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane lead India to victory

A century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday.Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3...

01-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Kapil Dev urges media to show stories of soldiers

India's first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev, who was commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel in 2008, urged the media not to present sensational stories to audiences but to show stories of youngsters who sacrificed...

31-Jan-2018 Kolkata

ATK struggling because of change in coaching staff : Sourav Ganguly

Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK co-owner Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday blamed the change in coaching staff for the team's poor run of form this season, adding they failed to get the combination right.ATK have won just three games this season and...

31-Jan-2018 Kolkata

Cannot judge players based on IPL value : Sourav Ganguly

A cricketer should not be judged on the basis of how much he fetches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament is based on "demand and supply", feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly.Speaking at Cricket Year Book's 20th...

30-Jan-2018 Durban

2019 World Cup at the back of Indian team's mind : Rohit Sharma

Ahead of the opener of the six-match ODI series against South Africa, starting here Thursday, India vice captain Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said the team will have the ICC ODI World Cup 2019 at the back of their minds when they take the field from here on.With...

30-Jan-2018 Kolkata

Kapil Dev, Hardik Pandya cannot be compared : Mohammad Azharuddin

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday said "there cannot be another Kapil Dev," rubbishing the comparison of India's first World Cup winning captain with all-rounder Hardik Pandya."It's not advisable to do that," Azhar said when asked about the...

28-Jan-2018 Bengaluru

Jaydev Unadkat most expensive Indian amid big surprises at IPL auction

Young pacer Jaydev Unadkat became the most expensive domestic player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here on Sunday when he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore even as several big international names remained unsold.The former IPL champions...

28-Jan-2018 Bengaluru(Karnataka)

IPL: Jaydev Unadkat talk of town, McCullum eager to play with Kohli, AB

While all the talk revolved around Jaydev Unadkat, who became the most expensive domestic player at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore, former India opener Akash Chopra felt the young pacer would...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Virat Kohli credits bowlers for 3rd Test win

India skipper Virat Kohli praised his bowlers after the victory over South Africa in the third and final cricket Test here on Saturday.Needing to score 241 runs in their second innings, South Africa were bowled out for 177 as India won by 63 runs. South Africa...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

India outplayed us in third Test : Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis applauded India for their victory in the third and final Test here on Saturday saying that the visitors were by far the better team.South Africa lost the third Test by 63 runs at the New Wanderers Stadium here. The hosts,...

27-Jan-2018 Kolkata

IPL is a platform for money-laundering, feels Bedi

As money was spent without inhibition by team owners on the first day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in Bengaluru, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi slammed the cash-rich T20 cricket league, saying it is a platform for money-laundering...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

India earn consolation win in 3rd Test

India bowled out South Africa for 177 runs in their second innings on fourth and penultimate day to claim a consolatory 63-run win in the third and final cricket Test here on Saturday.Chasing 241 on a difficult pitch to bat, the hosts were going strong after...

27-Jan-2018 Kolkata

BCCI to announce cash prize for Blind World Cup winners : Vinod Rai

Close on the heels of India clinching the Blind Cricket World Cup, Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said the BCCI would soon announce a cash prize for the players, adding they are also trying to get them jobs."Day before yesterday...

26-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Chasing 241, S. Africa 17/1 on uneven Wanderers pitch

South Africa reached 17/1 after play was called off with the condition of the pitch being discussed on the third day on Friday here after India set-up a target of 241 for the hosts to win the third and final Test.Due to the odd and uneven bounce, play was...

26-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

No one blamed pitch when Amla scored 60 runs : Ajinkya Rahane

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Friday said no one blamed the pitch when South African batsman Hashim Amla scored 60-odd runs during the first essay.The third day of the third Test between South Africa and India was called-off early after a long discussion...

25-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

3rd Test : India off to cautious start in 2nd innings

India posted 49/1 in their second innings at the end of the second day of the third and final cricket Test against South Africa here on Thursday.Opener Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul were at the crease at stumps with the Indians leading by 42 runs.Rahul was...

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