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13-Dec-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

India bounce back with Rohit's historic double ton

Captain Rohit Sharma led from the front with a historic third ODI double ton (208 not out) as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 141 runs to not only avenge the loss in the series opener but also level the three-match rubber 1-1, at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S....

13-Dec-2017 Mohali

Rohit Sharma records third double-ton in ODIs

 India skipper Rohit Sharma (208 not out), who piloted India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, became the first cricketer to score three double hundred in the One-Day International (ODI).Coming into the match, the Mumbaikar was the only batsman...

11-Dec-2017 Florence (Italy)

Virat Kohli weds Anushka Sharma in Italy

 Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma sealed their relationship with a wedding here amidst close family and friends on Monday."Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share...

10-Dec-2017 Dharamsala

1st ODI: Rohit Sharma blames batsmen for India's defeat

India captain Rohit Sharma blamed poor batting for the humiliating seven-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.The Indian batsmen put up with a pathetic show to be dismissed for a lowly total of 112 runs.Only three...

10-Dec-2017 Dharamsala

Sri Lanka thrash India in first ODI

Sri Lanka dominated with both bat and ball to outclass India by seven wickets in the first One-day International (ODI) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.After opting to field, Sri Lanka rode on career best figures of 4/13...

07-Dec-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli inches closer to Ponting's record in ICC rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli's prolific run with the willow has helped him jump three spots to the second position in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Thursday and inch closer to match Australian legend Ricky Ponting's record of holding the top spot across...

07-Dec-2017 Mumbai

T20 Mumbai League from January 4

The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday launched its first ever T20 Mumbai League, to be held from January 4 to 9 in Mumbai.MCA has appointed the consortium of IIFL Investment Managers and its associated companies through a special purpose entity...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Fast bowlers will do the damage in South Africa : Cheteshwar Pujara

 Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara on Wednesday said India will bank on fast bowlers to do the damage during the South Africa tour next month.India will tour South Africa for three Tests, six One-day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I),...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

India register ninth straight series win after drawing Kotla Test

 India registered a record ninth straight series win after drawing the pollution-marred third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday.Chasing an improbable 410, a defiant Sri Lanka rode on Dhananjaya de Silva's third Test...

06-Dec-2017 Adelaide

Starc stars in Australia's 120-run win in second Ashes Test

Australia gained a vital 2-0 lead in the five-match Ashes after thrashing England by 120 runs in the second cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here on Wednesday.Chasing 354 runs to win, England were bowled out for 233, which saw their last six wickets going for...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Pacer Mohammed Shami, is fine, will play : Shikhar Dhawan

Pacer Mohammed Shami, who left the field after vomiting on the fourth day of the third and final Test, is fine and will play on the final day against Sri Lanka here on Wednesday, India batsman Shikhar Dhawan said on Tuesday.Shami appeared to be struggling...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

India inch closer to win in Kotla Test

India reduced Sri Lanka to 31/3 at stumps after setting a target of 410 runs on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Tuesday.Dhananjay De Silva (13) and Angelo Mathews (0) were at the crease when the umpires called it...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Rohit Sharma to lead India in T20Is against Sri Lanka

 Rohit Sharma will lead the 15-member squad in absence of Virat Kohli for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka, starting on December 20, it was announced on Monday.The first match will be played in Cuttack, followed by Indore and...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

We are habituated to pollution : Mohammed Shami

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Monday said the pollution level was not as high as was made out by Sri Lanka.The visitors were seen wearing masks to avoid pollution during play on the second day of the third Test."The pollution is not that much as shown, or...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

India hit back post Mathews-Chandimal resistance in Kotla Test

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin turned it around for the hosts, clinching three wickets as centuries from skipper Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews helped Sri Lanka reach 356/9 at stumps on Day 3 of the third and final Test here on Monday.Bad light forced play...

03-Dec-2017 New Delhi

3rd Test: Air pollution briefly halts play

The second session of the third and final Test match between India and Sri Lanka was halted for few minutes due after concerns over the poor air quality here on Sunday, prompting Lankans to wear anti-pollution masks.The visiting Sri Lanka players wore masks...

03-Dec-2017 New Delhi

India in driver's seat on Day 2 of Kotla Test

Sri Lanka reached 131/3 after India declared their first innings at 536/7 on the second day, which was marred by complaints of air pollution, during the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Sunday.Skipper Virat Kohli hit a career-highest...

02-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli completes 5,000 runs in Test cricket

India captain Virat Kohli reached the landmark of 5,000 runs in the five-day format on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday.The 29-year-old from Delhi reached the mark in typical style, smashing Sri Lanka pacer...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Kotla pitch similar to Nagpur wicket : Dinesh Chandimal

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Friday expressed doubts over the Ferozeshah Kotla pitch aiding the faster bowlers at a time when India wanted to use the ongoing three-match Test rubber against the islanders to prepare for the challenging South Africa...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

I am a typical Delhi boy : Virat Kohli

Describing himself as a "typical" Delhi boy, India skipper Virat Kohli has said he always remembers where he comes from."I am a typical Delhi boy at heart. Wherever I might be in life, I always remember where I come from and what I have gone through to be where...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Adelaide ton was most memorable : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said his century in second innings against Australia at Adelaide was the most memorable ton he made.Kohli slammed 141 against the might Australians in the 2014 tour. Despite the century, India failed to chase down the...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

South Africa will be an opportunity to prove ourselves : Ravi Shastri

India head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday felt that the upcoming tour of South Africa, starting next month, will be a good opportunity for the Virat Kohli-led side to prove themselves.Despite India not having a great record to show in South Africa, the former...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli inspires me to be fit : Mithali Raj

 India Women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj on Thursday heaped praise on skipper Virat Kohli and said it is commendable how he stays focused on staying fit throughout the year."It feels great that all of them are getting their due, and that people are finally...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Current India team can beat anyone : Kapil Dev

Ahead of India's high-profile South Africa tour, former captain Kapil Dev on Thursday said the current side are at a level to beat any team.Following the ongoing series against Sri Lanka at home, India are slated to visit South Africa for three Tests, six...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni to discuss pay hike with Rai

India skipper Virat Kohli along with his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni and head coach Ravi Shastri is expected to meet the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai this week to discuss a possible pay hike for cricketers, according to sources.Earlier...

28-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Mahendra Singh Dhoni visits DP School in Kashmir capital Srinagar

Indian Cricket legend M S Dhoni, visited Delhi Public School Srinagar today and interacted with teachers and students of the school. He appreciated the school's contribution for visually impaired particularly the recently held cricket match of visually impaired...

28-Nov-2017 Dubai

Cheteshwar Pujara reclaims No.2 spot among ICC Test batsmen

 India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara has reclaimed the No.2 Test spot while skipper Virat Kohli stood static at No.5 in the latest ICC rankings, released here on Tuesday.Pujara, who stroked a brilliant 143 in the second Test against Sri Lanka in the Nagpur...

27-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Relieved Rohit Sharma cherishes big win and a ton against Sri Lanka

India batsman Rohit Sharma expressed his happiness as he marked his return to Test cricket, in the big win over Sri Lanka, after a gap of more than a year.Rohit scored an unbeaten 102 as India declared their first innings for 610/6 to take a first-innings...

27-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit Sharma to lead

Days after India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at the cramped schedule of the team ahead of the crucial South Africa tour next month, the BCCI selection committee on Monday rested the 29-year-old batsman for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka,...

27-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Second Test: India overwhelm Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs

India bowled out Sri Lanka for 166 runs in their second innings to register a victory by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here on Monday.Beginning the day 384 behind with nine wickets in hand and needing...

27-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Ravichandran Ashwin fastest to take 300 wickets in Tests

India premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday became the fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 300 wickets.The 31-year-old, who bagged eight wickets in the second encounter against Sri Lanka here achieved this feat in 54 matches,...

27-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Our batting let us down : Dinesh Chandimal

 Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal blamed his batsmen for their inning and 239-run defeat in the second Test match against India at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday.Chandimal also admitted that his team was outplayed from the first...

26-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Sri Lanka trail by 384 runs after India's 610/6d on Day 3

Skipper Virat Kohli's 213 took India to 610/6 declared in their first innings as Sri Lanka reached 21/1 in their second innings, trailing by 384 runs on the third day of their second Test here on Sunday.Kohli shared a 173-run stand for the fifth wicket with...

25-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Want to contribute whenever I get opportunity : Murali Vijay

India opener Murali Vijay on Saturday admitted that it is not easy to be ignored despite batting well but said as a professional he has accepted that and wants to contribute whenever given a chance.Vijay, 33, scored a sublime 128 (221b; 11x4, 1x6) on the second...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli is right, playing Tests in South Africa not a stroll

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri are turning out to be medias delight. Both are expressive and forthight in giving good copy.After his unusually strong defence of his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's utility to the India side in the shorter formats, skipper...

24-Nov-2017 Nagpur

India bowl out Sri Lanka for 205, reach 11/1 on Day 1

India bowled out Sri Lanka for 205 in their first innings before reaching 11/1 on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium here on Friday.Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (4/67) and Ravindra Jadeja (3/56)...

24-Nov-2017 Kolkata

I retired as I had enough of getting selected : Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly called it quits from Test cricket in 2008 because he had had enough of selection sagas, fresh from the Greg Chappell controversy which led to him being dropped from the Indian team, the southpaw revealed here on Friday."I...

23-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Dinesh Chandimal hopes for 'miracles' in second Test

Buoyed by their draw at the Eden Gardens in the first match, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal on Thursday expressed confidence that they can do some "miracles" to win their first ever Test in India."If you take the Indian team, they are a very good side....

23-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Virat Kohli complains of cramped schedule ahead of SA tour

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said a cramped schedule ahead of important challenges such as the South Africa cricket tour sometimes comes in the way of preparations.India will finish their limited overs matches against Sri Lanka on December 24 (final...

23-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Asked for bouncy wickets keeping SA tour in mind : Virat Kohli

A candid India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted that he had asked for bouncy wickets for the home series against Sri Lanka keeping in mind the more tougher tour to South Africa in January."Yes (I had), because unfortunately we get only two days...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 launched

Former India opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday launched the inaugural edition of St.Moritz Ice Cricket 2018.The two-day event, which will be held in St.Moritz in Switzerland on February 8 and 9 set against the serene...

22-Nov-2017 Nagpur

I am comfortable batting at any position : Wriddhiman Saha

India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday brushed aside talk of frequent changes in his batting position saying the No.6 slot in the Indian batting line-up is a flexible one, depending on the conditions."It's not that I always bat at No.7 (or...

21-Nov-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli jumps to 5th spot in Test rankings for batsmen

India captain Virat Kohli replaced Australian opener David Warner to grab the fifth spot in the rankings for Test batsmen, while Ravindra Jadeja has slipped to the third position in the bowlers' chart, it was announced on Tuesday.Kohli completed his 50th international...

20-Nov-2017 Kolkata

My hard work on fitness paying off : Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Upbeat after his eight wicket haul in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here, India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Monday said his hard work on fitness is now paying off.umar said experience of international cricket has taught him the areas where...

20-Nov-2017 Kolkata

We were fix-six overs short of victory : Lokesh Rahul

India opener Lokesh Rahul on Monday rued the fact that India did not have five-six overs more, saying that would have helped them win the opening Test at the Eden Gardens here on Monday."We wanted to make a game out of this. We lost three wickets early in...

20-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Technology helps children become smarter: Sachin Tendulkar

 Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has said technology has helped the current generation to grow smarter and more confident in comparison to the previous generation"Today's generation is confident, I interact with so many children of this generation and have to...

20-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Virat Kohli shines with 50th international ton vs Sri Lanka

His status as the finest batsman in the world once again underlined, India skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 50th international century, which steered his side to safety in the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Monday.This was Kohli's 18th Test hundred...

20-Nov-2017 Kolkata

India set 231-run target for Sri Lanka

Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front with an unbeaten 104 as India set a target of 231 for Sri Lanka to win the opening Test on the final day at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.Kohli brought up his 18th Test century in style by smashing Suranga Lakmal for...

19-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Cheteshwar Pujara achieves rare feat

 India's Test ace Cheteshwar Pujara achieved a rare feat on Monday when he came out to bat with Lokesh Rahul on the fifth day of the first rubber against Sri Lanka.The in-form Saurashtra man became the third Indian cricketer, after head coach Ravi Shastri and...

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