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12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Rohit's ton in vain as India lose 1st ODI

Opener Rohit Sharma's valiant 133-run knock went in vain as India lost the opening One-day International to Australia by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Saturday.Chasing a healthy 289, Rohit anchored India's innings with a breezy 129-ball...

12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Would be happy if Dhoni bats at four : Rohit Sharma

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels that MS Dhoni should bat at No.4, although adding that the iconic former skipper is ready to fit in anywhere for the team's cause.Dhoni laboured to a 96-ball 51 before departing as India lost the first of the three One...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

Cheteshwar Pujara, bowlers pulled off historic series win

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have all won the World Cup yet they have not won a bilateral Test series in Australia. India became the first team from the subcontinent to create history and it took 71 years for them to win a series Down Under.Over the years,...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

India registers maiden Test series win in Australia

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team registered its name in history books after winning their first-ever Test series in Australia here on Monday.After the visiting team won the Adelaide and Melbourne Test of the series, the fifth and final Test at the Sydney...

06-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test : Australia trail by 316 as India hold upper hand on Day 4

India dominated the proceedings on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test match against Australia, enforcing the follow-on even as rain and bad light forced umpires to call off play early.Australia were at 6/0 in the second innings and trail by 316 runs...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Indian domination continues on Day 2, declare at 622/7

Brilliant batting efforts from Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant, along with a useful contribution from Ravindra Jadeja, helped India continue their domination on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test as Australia trailed by 598 runs here on Friday.In...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

Disappointed for not getting century : Mayank Agarwal

Rookie opener Mayank Agarwal, who played a brilliant innings of 77 on the opening day of the fourth Test against Australia on Thursday, said he is disappointed for not reaching his maiden international century despite a good start.Agarwal was close to his maiden...

03-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Pujara ton boosts India on Day 1

Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a typically gritty century as India posted 303/4 in their first innings at stumps on the opening day of the fourth cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday.Pujara was batting on 130 when the umpires decided to call it a day....

31-Dec-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have maintained their top positions in the ICC Test Player rankings which was announced on Monday.Kohli dropped three points despite a first innings score of 82 in the third Test in Melbourne,...

30-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test: India beat Australia by 137 runs, lead series 2-1

India defeated Australia by 137 runs in the third cricket Test to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.With the fourth Test starting on January 3, the Indians are now in with a chance to register their...

29-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test : Gritty Cummins' keeps India at bay on Day 4

Pacer Pat Cummins doubled up his career-best bowling effort with a stubborn unbeaten half-century to help Australia reach 258/8 and deny India an easy win at stumps on Day 4 of the third Test here on Saturday.Cummins, who starred with the ball, picking up...

28-Dec-2018 Melbourne

3rd Test: India bolster lead to 346 despite Cummins heroics

Pacer Pat Cummins picked up four wickets in eight balls to reduce India to 54/5 at stumps on Day 3 of the third Test after Jasprit Bumrah's career best figures of 6/33 helped the tourists dismiss Australia for a meagre 151 here on Friday.Opener Mayank Agarwal...

18-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rookies turn overnight millionaires at 2019 IPL auction

The 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday witnessed a new list of millionaires with Varun Chakaravarthy and Jaydev Unadkat topping the charts among the Indian players with a hefty purse of Rs 8.4 crore each, while Englishman Sam Curran emerged...

18-Dec-2018 Perth

It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl : Virat Kohli

Despite being on the receiving end in the second Test against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli has praised the effort of his bowlers and hopes they carry the momentum to the next games as well.Chasing a challeging 287-run target, the Indian batsmen failed...

18-Dec-2018 Perth

Australia defeat India in second Test

Australia defeated India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-match series at 1-1 here on Tuesday.India were dismissed for 140 runs in their second innings on the fifth and final day.Starting the final day at the overnight score of 112/5, the visitors...

14-Dec-2018 Perth

2nd Test: Indians hit back after Australia's steady start on Day 1

Australia were 277/6 at stumps on the opening day of the second cricket Test against India here on Friday.Pat Cummins (11) and skipper Tim Paine (16) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day.The hosts had enjoyed a steady start, dominating...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly lauds India's win, says series will be competitive

Lauding India's 31-run victory over Australia in the first Test in Adelaide, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted the series will be a hard-fought one and all four rubbers will yield results."It's an excellent win. Really credible," Ganguly told...

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

Our lower middle order could have done better : Virat Kohli

Pointing his gun at the misfiring Indian lower middle order after the hard-fought 31-run win over Australia in the opening Test here, skipper Virat Kohli on Monday urged the batters to rise to the occasion in the second Test at Perth starting from Friday.Kohli...

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide Test

India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here.This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil.Chasing a massive 323, Australia's...

27-Nov-2018 Sydney

Aim is to win Test series in Australia : Ishant Sharma

India's pacer Ishant Sharma on Tuesday said that the team is focused on winning the four-match Test series starting December 6 in Adelaide.Ishant said no player is thinking about the personal performance, rather all players have one aim of winning the Test series."The...

25-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly not surprised by Mithali's exclusion

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said he was not surprised by India women's cricket team's decision to drop senior pro Mithali Raj for their World T20 World Cup semifinal loss to England.Despite scoring back to back half centuries, the ODI captain...

24-Nov-2018

Like Virat Kohli, Harmanpreet backs her instincts

Rain has not helped Virat Kohlis Twenty20 team. They lost the first game of the three-match series on Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method and the second one was washed out when India had a great chance of winning chasing a modest score.It was frustrating for the...

23-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Mithali Raj's manager hits out at 'manipulative' Harmanpreet Kaur

India's decision to bench an in-form Mithali Raj in the crucial ICC World T20 semi-final against England, which the Women in Blue lost by 8 wickets, refused to take backseat, with Mithali's manager lashing out at skipper Harmanpreet Kaur.The former captain's...

23-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Could Mithali's inclusion have saved India's World T20 prospects?

India's team selection in the 8-wicket women's World T20 semi-final loss to England on Friday seemed to defy all logic even as skipper Harmanpreet Kaur's defence of having "no regrets" of keeping veteran Mithali Raj out of the playing XI hardly found any takers.Going...

21-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Pant's presence could have changed first T20I's outcome : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli felt stumper Rishabh Pant's wicket was the turning point in their narrow 4-run loss to Australia in the rain-affected first T20 International at the Gabba here on Wednesday.Australia rode on a collective top order effort to post 158/4...

21-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Stonis stars in Aussies' 4-run win in first T20I

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis starred in Australia's 4-run win over India in the rain-affected first T20 International at the Gabba here on Wednesday.After belting an unbeaten 19-ball 33 to propel the hosts to 158/4 in 17 overs, Stoinis picked up two crucial wickets...

20-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Sachin Tendulkar bats for inclusion of sports in school syllabi

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday stressed on the need for the inclusion of sports in school syllabi as he believes  lessons learnt on the field come in handy in life.Sachin, who was here to celebrate Universal Children's Day, said: "When sports...

20-Nov-2018 Brisbane

For me aggression is passion to win : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggressive approach on the field, on Tuesday said aggression for him is passion to win the game for his country.Kohli said to many people aggression means something else but for him it is the passion to win at...

19-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Want to make it count this time around : Rohit Sharma

India's vice captain Rohot Sharma on Monday said the team played a few close matches in Australia the last time around, but want to make it count on the current tour.Rohit said it feels good to perform in Australia as it gives a player a lot of confidence."The...

18-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Injured Hardik Pandya will be missed : Ravi Shastri

India's head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be missed during the tough Australian tour starting from Wednesday as he provides proper balance to the side.Hardik had suffered an acute lower back spasm during the game against Pakistan...

17-Nov-2018 Georgetown (Guyana)

Women's World T20: India continue winning run, beat Australia

India continued their winning momentum as they outclassed Australia by 48 runs in Group B match of the ICC  Women's World T20 here on Saturday.India displayed an all-round effort to register their fourth victory in as many games.Chasing 167/8, Australia...

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...

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