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21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Cricket Academy of Pathans to train 2 J&K talents

The Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP), a coaching institute of Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and his brother Yusuf Pathan, who have collaborated with the Indian Army, has sponsored two youngsters from Jammu & Kashmir to train in their Noida-based academy.Danish...

20-Aug-2017 Dambulla (Sri Lanka)

Shikhar Dhawan credits mental preparation for his wondrous form

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan credited his mental preparation for his wondrous form which helped the visitors rout Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the first One Day International match here on Sunday.Power-packed innings from Man of the Match Dhawan (132 in 90...

19-Aug-2017 Kolkata

It won't be easy for Australia to beat hosts India : Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said Australia will find it difficult to beat India at home when the visitors, without pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, come calling in September for five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20s...

19-Aug-2017

Will outspoken Prasad be around till 2019 World Cup?

Selectors put Dhoni on notice, screamed a headline. Another one clarified that the chief selector Mannava Srikanth Prasad has only stated that if Dhoni is not delivering, then the selectors will have to look at alternatives.The media started discussing the future...

18-Aug-2017 Kolkata

Never found ex-coach Kumble strict : Wriddhiman Saha

India wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha on Friday said he never found former India head coach Anil Kumble "strict", adding incumbent Ravi Shastri always encourages them to go out there and kill the opposition.Leg-spin legend Kumble resigned as coach before the...

16-Aug-2017 Kolkata

Will like to continue superb form : Mohammed Shami

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday sounded ecstatic after their historic 3-0 Test whitewash of Sri Lanka, saying the team is eager to continue their rich vein of form going into the One-Day International (ODI) series.Shami had a total haul of 10 wickets...

14-Aug-2017 Kandy (Sri Lanka)

India thrash Sri Lanka in 3rd Test, sweep series

India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs on the third day of the third and final Test match to sweep the series 3-0 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Monday.Chasing the first innings deficit of 352 runs after being asked to...

13-Aug-2017 Kandy

India dominate day 2 of Third Test against Sri Lanka

India dominated the proceedings on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka skittling out the hosts in their first innings for 135 runs after posting a mammoth 487 and then restricting them to 19/1 post-imposition of follow-on at the Pallekele...

12-Aug-2017 Kandy

Sri Lanka's rearguard action halts India's charge

India opener Shikhar Dhawan struck a whirlwind ton and Lokesh Rahul scored a half-century, but hosts Sri Lanka hit back towards the end of the first day of the third Test as India posted 329/6 at stumps at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on...

07-Aug-2017 Srinagar

JK State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship

Seven matches were played Monday  in State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship played across various districts of the valley.In the first quarter final for district Baramulla, Varmul XI beat Old Town Varmul by 16 runs. Batting first, Varmul XI made a competitive...

29-Jul-2017 Srinagar

State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship

After having a rest day on Friday, State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship returned to action Saturday with as many as ten matches played across five districts of Kashmir.In Central Kashmir Ganderbal district, Valley Hunks beat Vadiye Kashmir comprehensively...

25-Jul-2017 Shimla

State Govt offers DSP post to Sushma Verma

The state government has offered post of Deputy Superintendent of Police to Sushma Verma, the member of Indian international women cricket team for her outstanding achievements in the game.Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said Sushma Verma has been offered...

23-Jul-2017 Baramulla

Old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes

The old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes today, in which 32 teams participated. The league was organized by Old Town Baramulla Cricket Association with the final match being played between Victoria Reds and Baramulla Sports.Secretary Sports Council,...

09-Jul-2017 Kingston (Jamaica)

Lewis shines as West Indies beat India by nine wickets

Riding on Evin Lewis' unbeaten century, West Indies defeated India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 International match at the Sabina Park here on Sunday.Lewis slammed 125 runs in just 62 balls to guide his team to a comfortable victory over the visitors....

09-Jul-2017 Kingston (Jamaica)

West Indies beat India by nine wickets in one-off T20

Riding on Evin Lewis' unbeaten century, West Indies defeated India by nine wickets in the one-off Twenty20 International match at the Sabina Park here on Sunday.Lewis slammed 125 runs in just 62 balls to guide his team to a comfortable victory over the visitors....

07-Jul-2017 Kingston

You don't need to tell Dhoni how to play : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has backed veteran wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni who attracted sharp criticism for his slow innings in the fourth One Day International (ODI) match against the West Indies which India lost by 11 runs."He is striking the...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Indians have to be cautious against talented Proteas

Comfortably placed at second spot in the group standings, India will aim to take another step towards the semi-finals of the women's cricket World Cup when they meet South Africa here on Saturday.The Indians had defeated the Sri Lankans by 16 runs in their last...

06-Jul-2017 Kingston

5th ODI: Kohli stars as India beat West Indies by eight wickets

Riding on skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten century, India defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) at the Sabina Park Stadium here.Kohli (111 not out) and middle-order batsman Dinesh Karthik (50 not out) helped...

01-Jul-2017 North Sound (Antigua)

India beat West Indies by 93 runs in 3rd ODI

Combined efforts helped India beat West Indies by 93 runs in the third One Day International cricket match here.Chasing 252 on a slow track on Friday, the West Indies never looked in the contention as the hosts were bowled out for 158 in the 38.1 overs.Jason...

28-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Women's World Cup: India favourites against West Indies

Fresh after a 35-run victory over strong title contenders England in their opening encounter of the ongoing Women's Cricket World Cup, India have displayed a swagger and quick moves on the field that make them look ominous.The Indian eves are all prepared...

26-Jun-2017 Port of Spain

Kuldeep more lethal on dry wickets: Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on left-arm leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav for his three-wicket haul in the 105-run victory against the West Indies in the second One-day International (ODI) cricket match at Queen's Park Oval here.Kuldeep Yadav in his 3/50...

25-Jun-2017 Port of Spain

India thump West Indies in 2nd ODI

India produced a strong all-round performance to thrash West Indies by 105 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Queen's Park Oval Stadium here on Sunday.The match had to be reduced to 43 overs a side after a long spell of rain forced the start...

25-Jun-2017 Hamirpur

Virat Kohli should be boss of India team: Anurag Thakur

Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.The Indian team, especially...

23-Jun-2017 Port of Spain

India vs West Indies: First ODI abandoned

The first One-Day International (ODI) match between India and West Indies here on Friday was called off due to incessant rain.Put in to bat, India were 199/3 in 39.2 overs before rain played the spoilsport. After the continuous rain, the match officials...

23-Jun-2017 London

Sarfraz advises women's team to play positively in World Cup

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday advised the national womens team to keep things simple and play positive cricket in the ICC Womens World Cup 2017, starting here on Saturday.Sarfraz, who recently guided the men's team to their maiden ICC Champions Trophy...

23-Jun-2017 Derby (UK)

India face England in Women's World Cup opener

India are expected to face a tough task when they take on hosts England on the opening day of the ICC Women's World Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.India will bank on the experience of Mithali Raj, the world's second highest-capped batter behind Charlotte...

22-Jun-2017 Dubai

Pakistan eves should take inspiration from men's team : Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday advised the country's women's cricket team taking part in the ICC Women's World Cup in England, to emulate their male counterparts -- the newly-crowned Champions Trophy winners."My advice to the team would be...

22-Jun-2017 Port of Spain

Sanctity of dressing room should be maintained : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday took a dig at former national team coach Anil Kumble's comments in his resignation letter, asserting that sanctity of the dressing room has to be maintained.Kumble, who put in his resignation on June 20, had offered a...

21-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Partnership with captain Kohli was untenable : Anil Kumble

Acknowledging the rift with captain Virat Kohli, legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble on Tuesday decided against continuing in his post as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.In a statement posted on his Twitter handle, Kumble said that the partnership with the...

20-Jun-2017

Victory for gutsy Pakistan and Kohli's diplomacy

The present crop of Pakistani cricketers may or may not care to know when their team last beat India. All they will now say is that the Indians will not forget the pasting they got in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy final.India otherwise have an envious record...

20-Jun-2017 London

Bowlers failed India, reckons off-spinner Harbhajan Singh

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday blamed the bowlers for India's dismal show in the Champions Trophy final cricket match against Pakistan at The Oval here.Pakistan, despite their strength in the bowling department, posted a mammoth 338/4 after being...

19-Jun-2017 London

Pakistan a serious contender for 2019 World Cup, feels Shahid Afridi

After Pakistan clinched their maiden ICC Champions Trophy crown, former skipper Shahid Afridi on Monday rated his side as one of the serious contenders for the 50-over World Cup title, to be played in England and Wales in 2019.On Sunday, Pakistan outclassed...

17-Jun-2017 Kolkata

India overwhelming favourites : Wriddhiman Saha

India's Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha put India as firm favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy crown as they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the final in London on Sunday.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a CAB first division league...

17-Jun-2017 London

No one should discount Pakistan : Michael Hussey

Former Australia left-hander Michael Hussey feels that although India are hot favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy, Pakistan cannot be discounted as they have a feeling of "destiny" with them."India is in a great place and must be favoured to retain...

15-Jun-2017 Birmingham

Dhawan's record-breaking date with ICC Champions Trophy

Swashbuckling opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday became India's highest run-getter in the ICC Champions Trophy, surpassing former skipper Sourav Ganguly's haul of 665 runs.Dhawan reached the landmark during India's chase of 265 against Bangladesh in the second...

13-Jun-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli tops ICC ODI batting chart, Shikhar Dhawan in top-10

India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday reclaimed the top batting spot in the ICC One-day International (ODI) rankings surpassing his South African counterpart AB de Villiers and Australian David Warner.Kohli, who had entered the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy...

13-Jun-2017 Cardiff

Amir's temperament helped team win against Sri Lanka : Sarfraz Ahmed

Following Pakistan's win in the do-or-die clash against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy, captain Sarfraz Ahmed has credited the victory to their front-line pacer Mohammad Amir and his temperament with the bat.In pursuit of Sri Lankan's 236, Pakistan were...

12-Jun-2017 Birmingham

We want to play with a free mind : Mashrafe Mortaza

Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza on Monday said his team wants to play their Champions Trophy semi-final against India without any pressure and that no one should tag them as champions just yet."No one should start thinking that we have become champions....

11-Jun-2017 London

Soft dismissals cost us the match : AB de Villiers

South Africa skipper AB de Villiers on Sunday blamed soft dismissals for their eight wickets loss to India in the Champions Trophy cricket tournament here.De Villiers also conceded that his side was outplayed in every department of the game and two run-outs...

11-Jun-2017 London

India overwhelm S. Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

Defending champions India here on Sunday rode on a superb display by their bowlers to thump South Africa by eight wickets and become the first team from Group B to enter the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament.Disciplined Indian bowling dismissed...

10-Jun-2017 London

South Africa will have to bat well against India : Graeme Smith

Former captain Graeme Smith has said that South Africa will have to bat well against India in the do-or die ICC Champions Trophy Group B clash at the Oval here on Sunday.South Africa were restricted to 219/8 in 50 overs in their previous match against Pakistan...

10-Jun-2017 Cardiff

Pakistan need to maintain positive attitude : Shahid Afridi

Former al-rounder Shahid Afridi has asserted that Pakistan need to maintain a positive attitude in order to defeat Sri Lanka in a must win Group B game and reach the semi-finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament.Pakistan have one win and a...

09-Jun-2017 Cardiff

Champions Trophy 2017: Shakib, Mahmadullah keep Bangladesh alive

Bangladesh rode on a record partnership by centurions Shakib Al-Hasan and Mahmadullah to defeat New Zealand by five wickets in their Group A match at the Champions Trophy cricket tournament here on Friday.Needing 266 runs for the win, Bangladesh were off a nightmarish...

09-Jun-2017 London

Its tough when de Villiers doesn't perform : David Miller

South African batsman David Miller on Friday backed his captain AB de Villiers, who is in poor form in the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament, and said it was very human-like for the skipper to fail.The 33-year-old star batsman has been in the roughest...

09-Jun-2017 Birmingham

A lot of settling down in these four years : David Warner

Australia opener David Warner on Friday said he is a more responsible person now on and off the field than he was four years ago when the southpaw took a swing at England's Joe Root in a bar here.Ahead of Australia's must-win Group A game here on Saturday against...

08-Jun-2017 London

Champions Trophy 2017: Lankan batting trumps India

Sri Lanka rode on a solid batting display to register a seven-wicket victory over India in their Group B Champions Trophy match at The Oval here on Thursday.Set a challenging target of 322 runs, the Lankans rode on half-centuries from Kusal Mendis and Danushka...

06-Jun-2017 Cardiff

England beat New Zealand, become first team to reach semi-finals

England beat New Zealand by 87 runs in a Group A clash of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Sophia Gardens here on Tuesday to become the first side to qualify for the semi-finals.Chasing 311 for victory, New Zealand lost the plot after in-form skipper Kane Williamson...

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