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16-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

167 against Australia gave me confidence : VVS Laxman

While the epic inning of 281 against Australia at Eden Gardens is what defines V.V.S. Laxman, but it is knock of 167 against the same team at Sydney which is close to the heart of the former Indian cricketer.The stylish batsman revealed this at the release...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

We will not initiate sledging but will retaliate : Virat Kohli

Any series between India and Australia over the past few years has been full of sledging wars and it seems the tradition will continue this time again when the Virat Kohli-led side visit down under for a long tour this winter.Addressing reporters before...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Chopping, changing over now: Shastri on World Cup squad

As India prepares for the challenging tour to Australia, that includes four Tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is, head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday said the time for "chopping and changing" in the ODI format is over and the team management will work on...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL: Rajasthan Royals retain Steve Smith; release Jaydev Unadkat

Rajasthan Royals on Thursday retained banned former Australian skipper Steve Smith while releasing their costliest buy last season -- pacer Jaydev Unadkat, along with Aussie opener D'Arcy Short, fast-medium bowler Ben Laughlin and South African wicketkeeper-batsman...

13-Nov-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI)  rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.Kohli's deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static...

12-Nov-2018 Chennai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni to endorse matrimony platform

Popular cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed brand ambassador of an online matrimonial platform.On associating with BharatMatrimony, Dhoni said he was happy to back a brand that has created "millions of happy marriages".According to Murugavel Janakiraman,...

11-Nov-2018 Hobart

3rd ODI: South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs, clinch series 2-1

South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in the third One day International match to win the series 2-1 here on Sunday."I thought we played our best game of cricket. We challenged ourselves to put in a performance. A high pressure game. (...) we have fantastic...

11-Nov-2018 Chennai

3rd T20I: India edge past West Indies in last ball thriller

A brilliant batting display from Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) helped India edge past West Indies by six wickets in a last ball thriller in the final match of the Twenty20 International series here on Sunday.With this win, India completed a...

11-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly backs Saha, says best stumper in last five-six years

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper to have played for the country in last five-six years.Saha, 34, has been India's first choice stumper for Tests since Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from the format in...

10-Nov-2018 New Delhi

There is no room for competition with Anushka : Virat Kohli

They are both successful in their fields, have their fashion label running separately, many brand endorsements in their kitty but there is no room for "competition" in their lives, feels the captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli. He also says that...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri should hold their horses

Few India captains have been as articulate as Virat Kohli and fewer still as provocative. He will defend his team at the worst of times and he can also be outlandish like when he told off a fan to leave India and watch England or Australian batsmen if he...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Virat Kohli reacts after social media backlash

Having faced the wrath of social media users for a couple of days after publicly lashing out at a fan, India skipper Virat Kohli tried to tone down the issue somewhat on Thursday, saying he is "all for freedom of choice"."I guess trolling isn't for me guys,...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Virat Kohli faces backlash after asking fan to 'leave India'

India skipper Virat Kohli faced the wrath of social media users after he asked a fan to leave the country if he did not like to watch Indian cricketers in action.Kohli, who launched the 'Virat Kohli Official App' on his 30th birthday on Monday, faced the backlash...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

India clinch series with thumping win

An all-round show guided India to a thumping 71-run victory over West Indies in the second contest of the three-match T20 international series at the newly inaugurated AB Vajpayee Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.It was a completely one-sided affair as the...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Partnership with Dhawan was crucial : Rohit Sharma

After India hammered West Indies by 71 runs to clinch the T20I series 2-0 with a game left, an elated India skipper Rohit Sharma felt it was the crucial opening partnership which helped the host dominate their opponents.India rode Rohit's scintillating 111-run...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Shame that senior players don't play for West Indies : Carl Hooper

Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper slammed the senior players of the side who do not make themselves available for the national team, saying it's a "shame" after the tourists lost by five-wickets to India in the first T20 international here on Sunday.The...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Don't think we applied ourselves : Carlos Brathwaite

West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday said his side lost to India in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals as they could not apply themselves."I don't think we applied ourselves. We were either too defensive or too attacking. We could've...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

I wanted to just absorb the pressure, help team to win : Dinesh Karthik

Having played a pivotal role in steering his team to victory after initial jitters in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals against the West Indies, veteran Dinesh Karthik on Sunday said he wanted to absorb the pressure while keeping his focus on positive...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Five years with KKR helped me do well here : Kuldeep Yadav

Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who starred in India's five-wicket win over the West Indies in the first T20I here, said his long stint with Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL helped him do well on Sunday.Kuldeep, who returned match-winning figures of 3/13, restricting...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

India spin out West Indies by five wickets

India pipped a fighting West Indies by five wickets riding on chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav's venomous stuff backed up by some responsible middle order batting display after early hiccups in the first of the three T20 Internationals here on Sunday.Yadav (3/13)...

03-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Great platform to test others in Dhoni's absence : Rohit Sharma

India's stand in captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested for the T20 series to give others a chance and see what they have got to offer keeping in mind the 50-over World Cup next year.Dhoni was not picked for India's Twenty20...

01-Nov-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

India thrash West Indies in 5th ODI, clinch series 3-1

India thrashed the West Indies by nine wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International to clinch the series 3-1 here on Thursday.India had won the first and fourth matches. The second match ended in an exciting draw while the visitors outplayed India...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni falls a run short to enter 10k ODI club for India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's poor run continued in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies on Monday as the former skipper fell one run short of reaching 10,000 ODI runs for India.Dhoni has accumulated a total of 10,173 runs in the 50-over format...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

We need to back Ambati Rayudu till 2019 World Cup : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday reiterated his backing for newly-anointed No.4 Ambati Rayudu's possibility of making it to the next year's 50-over World Cup squad after the Hyderabad right-hander smashed an 81-ball 100 to guide the hosts to a 224-run win...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

4th ODI : Clinical India outshine Windies in style

India dished out a clinical performance to outclass the West Indies by 224 runs, their biggest margin of victory against the Caribbean side, in the fourth One-day International (ODI) on their return to the Brabourne Stadium here on Monday.The victory is India's...

27-Oct-2018 Pune

Kohli's ton in vain as Windies beat India in 3rd ODI

India skipper Virat Kohli's 38th ODI ton went in vain as a disciplined West Indies came back strongly to win the third One-day International by 43 runs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday.Chasing a healthy 284, India looked on course...

24-Oct-2018 Vishakhapattanam

2nd ODI: Hope-Hetmyer guide Windies to tie in last ball thriller

India skipper Virat Kohli's 37th ODI ton went in vain as the West Indies pulled off a heart-stopping chase to hold the hosts to a tie in the nail-biting second One-day International at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.This...

24-Oct-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Virat Kohli pips Tendulkar to become fastest to 10,000 ODI runs

India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday surpassed batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest batsman to amass 10,000 runs in One-day Internationals (ODI).Kohli reached the milestone in his 205th ODI innings, 54 innings quicker than Tendulkar. The...

23-Oct-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Not really thinking too far ahead : Ambati Rayudu

With just 17 One-day Internationals (ODI) to be played till the 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales, newly anointed India's No.4 Ambati Rayudu on Tuesday said the responsibility of batting in the middle order isn't something "new" for him and that he...

21-Oct-2018 Guwahati

Pleased with the batting effort : Jason Holder

West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Sunday said despite the eight wicket loss against India in the first ODI, he is pleased with the batting effort of his team.A brilliant century by Shimron Hetmyer (106) and some useful contributions from Devendra Bishoo...

21-Oct-2018 Guwahati

1st ODI: Bowlers could have applied bit better : Virat Kohli

After winning the first ODI against the West Indies here, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said bowlers could have performed better, especially in the last few overs.A brilliant century by Shimron Hetmyer (106) and some useful contributions from Devendra Bishoo...

21-Oct-2018 Guwahati

Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli star as India thrash West Indies in 1st ODI

Opener Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli scored blistering centuries to help India thrash the West Indies by eight wickets in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday.India dominated with the bat through out the innings as Rohit remained unbeaten...

16-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Will retire when no more emotions are involved : Gautam Gambhir

He has been in the cricketing field for over a decade now and is the only Indian to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Test matches. Former India opener Gautam Gambhir, 37, says he will retire the day he feels there are no emotions involved in the...

14-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Virat Kohli hopes batsmen replicate home form in Australia

Heaping praise on his bowlers, India skipper Virat Kohli asked his batters to replicate their home form in Australia next month."I'm really happy to see these guys fit and hungry. It's up to the batsmen to do the rest of the job. I think this game was tougher...

14-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, seal series 2-0

India registered their tenth consecutive Test series win at home as Virat Kohli's men crushed the West Indies by 10 wickets in the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.Once again, it was a cakewalk for India...

13-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Umesh's fifer helps India bundle Windies for 311

Pacer Umesh Yadav picked his second five-wicket haul as he cleared the tail to bundle West Indies for 311 on the second morning of the second Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Saturday.Resuming at 295/7, West Indies could add just 16 runs...

12-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

2nd Test: Chase, Holder propel Windies to 295/7 on Day 1

West Indies rode on excellent half centuries by Roston Chase and skipper Jason Holder to recover from a middle order collapse and post a healthy 295/7 against India at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International...

10-Oct-2018 Chennai

Want to be the new ball bowler who can bat too : Deepak Chahar

Aiming to cement his place in the national team in white ball cricket -- a Herculean task by his own admission -- young India pacer Deepak Chahar wants to be counted as a new-ball bowler who is also handy with the bat."I can bat too. I was drafted in as a replacement...

08-Oct-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammate Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively.Kohli remained at the first place in the batsman's chart with 884 points and is followed by his deputy Rohit...

06-Oct-2018 Rajkot

India crush West Indies by innings and 272 runs in Rajkot Test

India outclassed the West Indies by an innings and 272 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.The visiting side failed to put up a show against the No.1 Test side as India dominated the entire contest and registered their biggest...

04-Oct-2018 Rajkot

Young Prithvi Shaw creates history with ton on debut

Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut as India rode on the Mumbai teenager's fluent 134 to dominate the opening day proceedings against the West Indies in the first Test here on Thursday.Shaw, at 18 years and 329 days, reached...

04-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Prithvi Shaw reminds me of Sehwag : Suresh Raina

Veteran India batsman Suresh Raina feels Prithvi Shaw's style of batting is reminiscent of Virender Sehwag and the teenage prodigy, who on Thursday, became the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut, is "pure class"."He played really well. Nice, hardworking...

03-Oct-2018 Kolkata

No uncertainty over India-West Indies first Twenty20 : Sourav Ganguly

There's no uncertainty over the India-West Indies first Twenty20 International at the Eden Gardens on November 4, the Cricket Association of Bengal  President Sourav Ganguly said here."The match is on. Tickets have already gone for printing and now nothing...

30-Sep-2018 Dubai

Rohit Sharma jumps to second spot in ICC rankings for batsmen

Indian opener Rohit Sharma has jumped two spots to sit at second position in the ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen released here on Sunday.Rohit, who scored 317 runs in five innings in the recently concluded Asia Cup in UAE, is only behind his skipper Virat Kohli...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

We played good cricket throughout the tournament : Rohit Sharma

After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final, stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament.In an unpredictable affair in the finals, the...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

We played good cricket throughout the tournament: Rohit Sharma

After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament. In an unpredictable affair in the finals the...

29-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup Final: India pips Bangladesh in last ball thriller

In a match going down the wire Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar s sensible knock helped India pip Bangladesh by three wickets in a thrilling Asia Cup final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday. The win also shattered Bangladesh...

28-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Anushka's character in 'Sui Dhaaga' stole my heart : Virat Kohli

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli says his wife and actress Anushka Sharma's character Mamta from her latest release "Sui Dhaaga - Made in India" stole his heart and added that he is very proud of her.Virat tweeted on Friday that he saw the film, which also...

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