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25-Jul-2021 Colombo

1st T20I: India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs

India put up a commanding display to defeat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday. While India made 164/5 which looked within Sri Lanka's range, the bowlers led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/21) and Deepak...

20-Jul-2021 Bridgetown

West Indies team turnaround due to honest sessions : Phil Simmons

West Indies men's coach Phil Simmons has said that the turnaround in the team was due to the "honest" sessions the side has had before the Sri Lanka series and later the series against South Africa, where the focus was on playing for the pride of the country.Though...

18-Jul-2021 Colombo

1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan, Ishan Kishan help India thrash Sri Lanka

Shikhar Dhawan struck an unbeaten 86 in his first match as Indian team skipper and Ishan Kishan blasted 59 off 42 balls on ODI debut as India thrashed hosts, Sri Lanka, by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series here on Sunday.The team coached...

18-Jul-2021 Leeds

2nd T20I: England beat Pakistan by 45 runs

A fine all-round performance by man of the match Moeen Ali helped England beat Pakistan by 45 runs in the Second T20I here on Sunday,Ali plundered 38 runs off 16 deliveries to help England reach a challenging 200 in 20 overs. The seasoned spinner then...

15-Jul-2021 Gros Islet (St Lucia)

4th T20I: Aussies prevail over Windies in last ball thriller

Mitchell Marsh's 75 off 44 balls (4x4s, 6x6s) and Aaron Finch's 53 off 37 deliveries (5x4s, 3x6s) helped Australia register a four-run win over West Indies in the fourth T20 International here late on Wednesday night.Australia, who won the toss and elected to...

13-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Chris Gayle going strong at 42

Big-hitting West Indies batsman Chris Gayle crossed a milestone -- of being the first to get to 14,000 runs in T20 cricket -- which proves that neither age, nor a troublesome back that disallows him to move freely on the field, can stop him from hitting massive...

13-Jul-2021 Gros Islet (St Lucia)

Chris Gayle hits half-century as West Indies win T20I series

Chris Gayle slammed a 38-ball 67 as West Indies won the third T20 International against Australia by six wickets to secured their first series win in a multi-match bilateral series in any format against the visitors since March 1995 here on Tuesday.West Indies...

13-Jul-2021 North Sound (Antigua)

Hayley Matthews smashes ton as West Indies bag series

West Indies Women's team opening batter Hayley Matthews smashed an unbeaten century as she guided the hosts to an eight-wicket win against Pakistan Women in the third One-day International at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.With the win, achieved with...

06-Jul-2021 Dubai

Mithali's 3 successive 50s takes her to No.1 spot in ICC rankings

Mithali Raj's three successive half-centuries in the three-match ODI series against England helped her grab the No.1 position in ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for the eighth time in her 22-year-old international career.The 38-year-old, who made 72 in the first...

05-Jul-2021 Worcester

'Team needs players of Sneh's calibre who can take pressure'

Indian women's team head coach Ramesh Powar has said that all-rounder Sneh Rana is someone who can play in crunch situations and that the team needs players of "her calibre who can take pressure".Sneh Rana's 24 off 22 balls and her 50-run partnership for the...

04-Jul-2021 Worcester

Don't need validation from people: Mithali Raj on slow scoring

Indian women's ODI captain Mithali Raj countered criticism over her slow strike rate, saying she is quite experienced to be seeking "validation from people", and that she is in the team to "play the role that is assigned" to her.Mithali, who became the top...

04-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Board should not think of sending opener to England now : Kapil Dev

Former India skipper Kapil Dev feels the Indian cricket board should not think of sending an opener to England if the team has to look at a replacement for the injured Shubman Gill ahead of the five-Test series against England in August-September this year.There...

03-Jul-2021 Sydney

Willing to sacrifice World T20 for Ashes : Steve Smith

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith has said he is willing to sacrifice his participation in the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE if it can help him remain fit for the Ashes beginning December 8.Smith had to withdraw from the current white-ball series in the...

03-Jul-2021 Jaipur

World's third largest cricket stadium to come up in Jaipur

The stage is all set for the construction of world's third largest cricket stadium in the Pink City as the Jaipur Development Authority has allotted land to Rajasthan Cricket Association.RCA commissioner Gaurav Goyal gave the papers of allotted land to RCA...

29-Jun-2021 Chester-le-Street(England)

Pacers, Joe Root power England to win over Sri Lanka in 1st ODI

Pace bowlers Chris Woakes (4/18) and David Willey (3/44) ran through Sri Lankan batting line-up before Joe Root scored unbeaten 79 off 87 balls to help England beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the first ODI here on Tuesday.Sri Lanka were dismissed for 185...

29-Jun-2021 Auckland

India a formidable and truly great side: Kane Williamson

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson termed India a "formidable" and a "truly great side", and that the Black Caps were "proud to achieve a win" against the Virat Kohli-led side in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at Southampton recently.New Zealand...

27-Jun-2021 Southampton

England humble Sri Lanka again, clinch T20I series 3-0

Sri Lanka suffered an 89-run defeat in the last T20I game as England made a clean sweep of the three-match series, with 31-year-old left-arm pace bowler David Willey (3/27) wrecking the top order after Dawid Malan (76) and Jonny Bairstow (51) had struck...

27-Jun-2021 St George's (Grenada)

Evin Lewis guides West Indies to big T20I win over South Africa

Evin Lewis went on a six-hitting spree as West Indies scored a morale-boosting eight-wicket win against South Africa in the opening T20 International here.After the disappointment of losing both the Test matches to the Proteas by big margins at St. Lucia,...

25-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Off-form Kohli's Test century drought continues

India captain Virat Kohli's batting form in Test matches and One-day Internationals has dipped over one-and-a-half years. His last Test century, which was also his last international ton, came way back in November 2019, against Bangladesh, and since then he...

25-Jun-2021 St George's (Grenada)

Captaincy a natural fit for me: South Africa skipper Elgar

South Africa's Dean Elgar said that the two easy Test wins against the West Indies in his first series as skipper were making him feel like he is a natural fit for the job of leading the country.South Africa defeated the hosts by an innings and 63 runs in...

24-Jun-2021 Southampton

India the new 'chokers' of international cricket?

After their loss in the World Test Championship (WTC) final to New Zealand on Wednesday, India have now become the new chokers of international cricket, having fallen at the semi-final and final hurdles on multiple occasions over the last seven years in International...

24-Jun-2021 Southampton

Ross Taylor: The unsung hero who carried New Zealand through

Veteran batsman Ross Taylor, who is New Zealand's top scorer in Tests and took his country through a tough phase on the reserve day on way to a win in World Test Championship (WTC) final on Wednesday, fits into the "we don't always have the stars" description...

24-Jun-2021 Southampton

India fail to crack the NZ code again in ICC tournaments

India against New Zealand in International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments in the last few years are like Roger Federer against Rafael Nadal on clay courts of the French Open, never finding a way to win. On Wednesday, the Kiwis inflicted the sixth successive...

19-Jun-2021 Bristol

Need more Test exposure to avoid collapses: Smriti Mandhana

India batter Smriti Mandhana, who had slammed a patient 78 in the first innings against the England women's team in the one-off Test here, said her players need more Test exposure to forge a better understanding among themselves in the closing stages of every...

14-Jun-2021 Birmingham

Yet to sink in: Devon Conway after heroic show against England

New Zealand opening batsman Devon Conway has said that his player-of-the-series performance -- 306 runs across two Tests -- that helped his side win its first Test series on English soil in 22 years is yet to sink in."It is a great feeling and I think young...

12-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Ruturaj Gaikwad wants to pick Dravid's brain in Sri Lanka

Opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who was a surprise selection in the 20-member India squad for the tour of Sri Lanka, has been forced to follow 'early to bed-early to rise' routine due to lockdown in Pune, his hometown, over the last month."In Pune, there has...

06-Jun-2021 Auckland

Looking forward to how India play Kiwi swing bowlers: Hesson

Former New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson feels that both India and the Kiwis are evenly matched in the World Test Championship (WTC) final which starts at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on June 18. Hesson says he is keenly looking forward to how the India...

12-May-2021 London

I may not play in remainder of IPL 2021: Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Wednesday said that he and other England players may not be able to join their Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises on resumption of the T20 tournament.The IPL 2021 was postponed due to Covid-19 cases inside the tournament...

06-May-2021 New Delhi

'40 housekeeping staff allowed for IPL ties, DDCA let in 42'

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) had let in two extra persons, beyond the 40 that were registered for housekeeping, during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on May 2, it has been learnt. Incidentally, Delhi police have arrested two persons...

04-May-2021 New Delhi

Uncertainty looms over T20 World Cup in India after IPL postponement

Uncertainty looms over India hosting the T20 World Cup this year after the Indian Premier League (IPL) was postponed on Tuesday following rising Covid-19 positive cases in four out of the eight competing teams, and all over India.The IPL bio-bubble was supposed...

30-Apr-2021 New Delhi

We don't wear turban for money like Akshay Kumar : Harpreet Brar

Punjab Kings all-rounder Harpreet Brar, who dismantled the Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) strong batting line up with a three-wicket haul on Friday night, takes pride in wearing his turban.A week back, the 25-year-old left-arm spinner from Moga hit back...

30-Apr-2021 Ahmedabad

Harpreet Brar, KL Rahul star in PBKS's big win over RCB

Left-arm spinner Harpreet Brar had a dream first match in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) as he picked up the wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers to help Punjab Kings (PBKS) romp to a 34-run win against Royal Challengers Bangalore...

28-Apr-2021 New Delhi

My batting was really slow, take full responsibility : David Warner

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner blamed his batting for his side's loss to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday night.Warner consumed 55 deliveries for his 57 on a good batting surface....

23-Apr-2021 Chennai

Punjab Kings romp to 9-wicket win over Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians' (MI) middle and lower order batting failed once again as the defending champions succumbed to their second successive loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. Punjab Kings (PBKS) beat them by nine...

22-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Virat Kohli becomes first to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday became the first batsman to get to 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history.Kohli, who scored a half-century in a huge century partnership with Devdutt Padikkal for the...

21-Apr-2021 Mumbai

CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad comes good after initial stutter

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener Ruturaj Gaikwad finally came good after ordinary performances in the first three Indian Premier League (IPL) matches to score 64 (off 42 balls) against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday night.Gaikwad had scored 10, 5 and 5 in...

20-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Kapil, Sachin, Virat among 5 greatest players of ODI era: Wisden

Kapil Dev (the 1980s), Sachin Tendulkar (the 1990s) and Virat Kohli (the 2010s) have been named among the five greatest players of the five decades in which ODIs have been played in the 158th Edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021 that also describes...

19-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Been talking with Boucher about making SA comeback: AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers said that he and the South Africa head coach Mark Boucher will talk about the former captain coming out of retirement to play for the Proteas at this year's T20 World Cup. de Villiers has been in good form in the Indian Premier League (IPL)...

18-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Conscious effort from my side to increase strike rate: Dhawan

Delhi Capitals' (DC) Shikhar Dhawan said that he consciously tried to keep the strike rate up during Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Punjab Kings (PBKS). Dhawan smashed 92 off just 49 balls to help DC chase down a target of 196 with six...

18-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Shikhar Dhawan's 92 helps Delhi Capitals chase big target with ease

Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.PBKS scored...

17-Apr-2021 Chennai

Hardik Pandya the fielder wins it for Mumbai Indians

While he may not have clicked with the bat and may not have been bowling but Mumbai Indians' Hardik Pandya showed his all-round skills as his two run-outs through direct hits helped Mumbai Indians pick two crucial wickets to derail SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Hardik...

17-Apr-2021 Chennai

It is just poor batting : David Warner

After SunRisers Hyderabad's (SRH) four changes in the line-up for the match against Mumbai Indians (MI) had left skipper David Warner bemused and surprised at the toss, the left-handed batsman hit out at his side's poor batting after they lost their third...

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