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19-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday.Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar...

18-Sep-2018 Dubai

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode...

16-Sep-2018 Kochi

Sachin Tendulkar exists Kerala Blasters

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has ended his association with Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit said in a statement on Sunday."Sachin has been a great support and we thank him for his immense contribution to KBFC. He will...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday.Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim's career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually...

15-Sep-2018 Melbourne

Cricket Australia to probe Moeen Ali's 'Osama' accusations

Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to launch a probe on England all-rounder Moeen Ali's allegations against an Australian player for calling him "Osama" during the 2015 Ashes.Moeen, 31, made the accusation in his soon-to-be-released autobiography, where he also...

14-Sep-2018 Kolkata

India have every chance of winning Asia Cup : Sourav Ganguly

Former captain Sourav Ganguly said on Friday India are a very good limited-overs side and have every chance of winning the Asia Cup."India are a good side.They will do well in the Asia Cup," Ganguly told reporters at the Eden Gardens here.The Asia Cup begins...

11-Sep-2018 London

Team has character, lacks experience : Virat Kohli

Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience.India lost the fifth and final Test by 118 runs...

11-Sep-2018 London

England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant's heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday.With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a...

03-Sep-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC rankings

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained his number one spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings with a career-high 937 rating points, despite the defeat in the fourth Test against England.Although India lost the fourth...

02-Sep-2018 Southampton

4th Test : India lose by 60 runs, concede series

India suffered a 60-run defeat against England in the fourth Test after being bowled out for 184 runs in their second innings on the fourth day at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium here on Sunday to go down 1-3 in the five-match series.Chasing 245 runs for victory,...

01-Sep-2018 Southampton

England reach 260/8, take 233-run lead over India on Day 3

Jos Buttler led England's fight-back with a 69 as the hosts reached 260 for eight in their second innings to take a 233-run lead over India on the third day of the fourth Test here on Saturday.India had England on the mat at 122/5 but Buttler shared two...

01-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Rohit Sharma to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15.Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was named the...

31-Aug-2018 Chennai

All-Rounder Hardik Pandya Changing The Trend With SIN DENIM

With a new generation, comes a new set of ideals. Today’s youth is dynamic, aggressive and unconventional. Today’s youth is not scared to follow their dreams; they are strong, passionate and fearless.Featuring Hardik Pandya, the all new TVC ‘Game Changer’...

23-Aug-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli back as No.1 ICC Test batsman

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday regained the No.1 ICC Test batting spot after notching 200 runs (97, 103) in the just-concluded Trent Bridge Test against England, that India won by 203 runs.According to an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement,...

22-Aug-2018 Nottingham

Clinical India outclass England in 3rd Test

India staged a stunning comeback in the five-match Test rubber on Wednesday by thrashing England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge here.In their pursuit of 521 runs for victory, England resumed their innings at 311/9 on the final morning and lasted...

20-Aug-2018 Nottingham

3rd Test: India set daunting 521-run target for England

India declared their second innings at 352/7, setting a target of 521 runs for England to win the third Test with two days remaining at Trent Bridge here on Monday.Skipper Virat Kohli struck his 23rd Test ton, his fourth slowest century coming off 197 balls,...

19-Aug-2018 Nottingham

India take 292 runs lead at stumps on day 2 vs England

A disciplined batting helped India score 124/2 in their second innings, taking 292 runs lead Aat stumps on the second day of the third Test match against England here on Sunday.Cheteshwar Pujara (33) and Skipper Virat Kohli (8) were at the crease when...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Yuzvendra Chahal insists on using the brain more in red-ball cricket

Rising leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal says "using the brain more" is important while playing red-ball cricket as batsmen tend to attack the bowlers less in the longer format of the game.Chahal, who returned to the longer format after a gap of two years, finished...

14-Aug-2018 London

All-rounder Stokes added to England's squad for 3rd Test

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday decided to include star all-rounder Ben Stokes in England's squad for the third Test against India after he was found not guilty of affray.The Bristol Crown Court ruled the 27-year-old not guilty after...

12-Aug-2018 London

Wokes, Bairstow give England 250-run lead over India on Day 3

England rode on and Chris Woakes (120 not out) Jonny Bairstow (93) to reach 357 for six wickets and take a huge 250-run lead over India on the third day of the second Test at the Lord's here on Saturday.All-rounder Woakes registered his maiden international...

11-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Happy with my game in an era of legends : Mohammad Kaif

Reminiscing about his brief but happening international career, recently-retired batsman Mohammad Kaif, who was part of a decorated India side that included legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, said he is satisfied with the way he played...

10-Aug-2018 Colombo

Dinesh Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka's T20I side

Former Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Thursday returned to the national side for the solitary T20 International against South Africa on Tuesday, after serving an international ban for breaching the spirit of the game.The 28-year-old was banned for two...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Hardik Pandya needs to focus on one aspect of his game : Shaun Pollock

All-rounder Hardik Pandya has gone from strength to strength before becoming a regular in the India Test cricket side but South African great Shaun Pollock wants the rising Baroda star to focus on one aspect of his game if he wants to be a long-term prospect.Pollock...

05-Aug-2018 London

Virat Kohli grabs top spot in ICC Test batting rankings

India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the top-ranked batsman in Test cricket for the first time in his career as he ended Australian Steven Smith's reign of nearly 32 months.Kohli scored 149 and 51 in India's 31-run defeat in the first Test in Birmingham...

04-Aug-2018 Birmingham

Joe Root lavishes praise on bowlers after England's thrilling win

An elated England captain Joe Root heaped praise on his bowlers for helping the team win first against India by 31 runs in a rip-roaring match here on Saturday."I am thrilled to bits. It has been a fantastic team performance despite the ups and downs the...

04-Aug-2018 Birmingham

Need to apply ourselves better : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli said the batsmen, who gave a poor account of themselves in both innings, need to apply themselves better after losing to England by 31 runs in the first Test here on Saturday.Chasing 194 for victory in the second innings, India were...

04-Aug-2018 Birmingham

England beat India in first Test to lead series

India were bowled out for 162 in their second innings, losing the first Test to England by 31 runs before lunch on the fourth day here on Saturday.Chasing 194, India resumed the day at 110/5 but kept losing wickets, including the one of captain Virat Kohli...

03-Aug-2018 Birmingham

Ton a test of physical, mental strength : Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli, who slammed his maiden Test ton on English soil to guide India to 274 in the first innings of the series opener, said the knock was a test of physical and mental strength.Replying to England's 287, Kohli -- dropped twice by Dawid Malan in...

02-Aug-2018 Birmingham

First Test: England on back-foot after decent start on Day 1 vs India

England wasted a decent start as India bounced back in the third session and restricted the hosts to 285/9 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test match here on Wednesday.Sam Curran (24) and James Anderson (0) were at the crease when umpires dislodged...

31-Jul-2018 Birmingham

Virat Kohli & Co begin difficult Test battle against England

India will aim for a bright start to the gruelling and testing five-match Test series against hosts England when the first match begins at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground here on Wednesday.India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, achieved under...

30-Jul-2018 Birmingham

Ind-Eng: Broad downplays Virat Kohli-James Anderson battle

Ahead of the opening Test against India starting here Wednesday, seasoned England pacer Stuart Broad on Monday downplayed the head-to-head battle between visiting captain Virat Kohli and veteran quick James Anderson."I really don't agree with the theory that...

30-Jul-2018 London

England Test series a test of mind & character : Ajinkya Rahane

India's vice captain Ajinkya Rahane on Monday said the upcoming Test match rubber against England will be a test of mind and character, adding that making quick adjustments according to the demands will be key.Ahead of the opening Test starting in Birmingham...

26-Jul-2018 Hambantota (Sri Lanka)

U-19 Test: Sri Lanka trail by 250 runs against India on Day 3

The Sri Lanka Under-19 players scored 47/3 in the second innings, trailing by 250 runs against India Under-19 at the end of the third day's play of their second and final Youth Test here on Thursday.Nuwanidu Fernando (2) and S. Senarathne (0) were at the...

25-Jul-2018 Chelmsford

This team never gives excuses of conditions or pitch : Ravi Shastri

Rubbishing media reports that suggested that the Indian team decided to cut their originally scheduled four-day practice game against Essex to a three-day affair due to the nature of the pitch, head coach Ravi Shastri said the current unit isn't concerned about...

25-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Have lot of hope from Virat Kohli : Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly says he has a lot of hope from India skipper Virat Kohli.Ganguly shared his hopes from Kohli on the "Breakfast with Champions" show hosted by Gaurav Kapur, a statement said."When Virat Kohli plays, wherever you are...

24-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Dravid picks Sachin Tendulkar to bat for his life

Former India captain and current Under-19 team coach Rahul Dravid picked batting great Sachin Tendulkar to bat for his life in a video interview recently."The best guy I've played with was Sachin Tendulkar. In terms of quality and class. So I'd pick Sachin,...

23-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Shreyas Iyer to lead India A against SA, Australia A sides

Promising top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer was on Monday named captain of the India A teams which will take on South Africa A in the upcoming four-day games and a quadrangular series involving the two teams and Australia A.The All-India Senior Selection Committee...

22-Jul-2018 London

India have form problems going into first Test

Indian cricketers have been in England for over a month, the senior team playing in the shorter formats and Rahul Dravid's 'A' squad helping out some seniors in getting a knock before the Test series. Yet there is no clarity on the ideal eleven for the first...

10-Jul-2018 Cape Town

I will play IPL for few more years : AB de Villiers

Star South African batsman AB de Villiers, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, confirmed on Tuesday that he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a few more years.I will keep on playing IPL for a few years,...

07-Jul-2018

'The Maharaja of Indian Cricket'

"Dada, Dada, Dada."For any cricketing fan who has been to the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and has watched a cricket match in the early 2000s, such  cheers should be reminiscent with the game. The atmosphere of Eden Gardens used to be electrifying each time...

29-Jun-2018 Dublin (Ireland)

India outclass Ireland in second T20I; pocket series 2-0

Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match...

15-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Our batting was brilliant : Ajinkya Rahane

A delighted stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane praised his batsmen after India's emphatic innings and 262 run victory over Afghanistan in the one-off Test at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday.The visitors, playing their first ever Test, gave a forgettable...

14-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Scoring century in single session was great thing : Shikhar Dhawan

Describing his magnificent century against Afghanistan as a "great" one, seasoned opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said he was not aware of the feat.Dhawan, who slammed 107 runs off 96 deliveries, became the first Indian batsman to notch up a ton in the first...

14-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Afghanistan pull India back with 5 wickets in final session

Debutants Afghanistan clawed back with five wickets in the final session to spoil India's run feast, built on rollicking centuries from openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay as the hosts reached 347/6 at stumps on the opening day of the one-off Test here on...

27-May-2018 Mumbai

Shane Watson blitz help Chennai Super Kings clinch 3rd IPL title

Shane Watson was back to his brutal best as the opener's scintillating unbeaten 117 runs helped Chennai Super Kings lift their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, thrashing Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the summit clash here on Sunday.Making...

26-May-2018 Kolkata

IPL Playoffs: Rana's run out cost us the game : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik feels Nitish Rana's run out cost them dear as they lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 14 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 on Friday.Chasing 175 for victory, KKR were cruising at 87/1 when...

23-May-2018 Kolkata

We were under pressure in this game : Dinesh Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik said they were under pressure in the Eliminator against Rajasthan Royals but eventually came up trumps to win by 25 runs and make Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday.After being...

23-May-2018 Pretoria

'Tired' AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers sprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. "I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test...

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