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19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Many positives but plenty of areas to improve : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all smiles after his team beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.CSK were clinical with both bat and ball but Dhoni feels...

19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis 50s give CSK winning start in IPL

Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu's master class helped three-time champions Chennai Super Kings beat arch-rivals and reigning champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here...

19-Sep-2020 Abu Dhabi

We practiced in Chennai also which really helped : Ambati Rayudu

Ambati Rayudu's 48-ball 72 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Rayudu came in when CSK were 6/2 at the start of the...

19-Sep-2020 New Delhi

This day in 2007: Yuvraj Singh hits Broad for six 6s in Durban

It was on this day in 2007 when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh created history in the shortest format of the game as he hit six consecutive sixes in an over bowled by England fast bowler Stuart Broad in the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World...

17-Sep-2020 Kolkata

IPL 13: We all have accepted the situation around us : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said players have made peace with life in a bio-secure bubble as they have embraced the new normal which is allowing them to play cricket amid uncertain times owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.Kohli...

17-Sep-2020 New Delhi

80% physios once ruled me out of 2017 WC : Smriti Mandhana

Star Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana has revealed that she was all but out of the 2017 Women's World Cup because of an injury she had suffered during the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) in January that year.Mandhana had suffered an ACL injury (ligament tear)...

14-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Chris Gayle adds Jamaican flavour in new music video, 'Groove'

West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has collaborated with British Indian singer Avina Shah for a new track.The two put together the music video of the song, "Groove' during lockdown, shooting in different countries.After shooting for the music video in Jamaica,...

14-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Great Learning ropes in Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

Ed-tech company Great Learning on Monday announced the appointment of Virat Kohli, as its brand ambassador.The captain of the Indian cricket team, who also topped a recent ranking of India's most powerful celebrities, will now be the face of the Great Learning...

06-Sep-2020 Tarouba (Trinidad and Tobago)

CPL 2020 : Pollard charges TKR to 9th win on the trot

A late cameo in the first innings from captain Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo turned out to be the difference between the two sides as the Trinbago Knight Riders continued their unbeaten start to Carribean Premier League 2020 with a 23-run win over St.Lucia...

03-Sep-2020 Southampton

England desperate to beat arch-rivals Australia : Mark Wood

England pacer Mark Wood has said the team is desperate to beat Australia in their upcoming three-match T20I and ODI series. The first T20 is to be played here on Friday."It's always good when you play for England -- don't get me wrong -- but there's an extra...

03-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Shoaib Akhtar slams critics: Why shouldn't I praise Virat and Rohit?

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has lashed out at the critics who trolled him for praising Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.While reviewing the performance of both Pakistan and Indian cricket teams, Akhtar recently praised Kohli and Rohit,...

30-Aug-2020 Dubai

Pretty scared to hit nets for first time in 5 months: Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Indian captain Virat Kohli said his first training session ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season went "better than expected" but added he was "pretty scared" to hit the nets for the first time in five...

29-Aug-2020 New Delhi

I enjoy Dhawan's batting, he's a thorough professional: David Miller

Swashbuckling South African batsman David Miller has revealed his admiration for Shikhar Dhawan, saying the Indian opener is very professional in his outlook and is consistent as well.In an exclusive interview with IANS, the 31-year-old left-hander shared his views...

28-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Was expecting to bat as India's No.4 in 2019 WC : Ajinkya Rahane

Ace batsman Ajinkya Rahane has said that he had a good record in ODI cricket before he was dropped from the Indian squad. The 32-year-old, who is deputy to Virat Kohli in Test cricket and one of the first names in the team for the longest format, has suffered...

25-Aug-2020 Southampton

Anderson becomes first fast bowler to take 600 Test wickets

England's James Anderson on Tuesday became the first fast bowler and the fourth bowler overall to take 600 wickets in Test cricket after he dismissed Pakistan captain Azhar Ali on Day 5 of the third Test at the Ages Bowl here on Tuesday.Anderson was made to wait...

24-Aug-2020 Dubai

IPL 13: We need to protect the bio-secure bubble : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli said on Monday that one mistake could spoil their Indian Premier League (IPL) season during the team's first virtual team meeting here.The 13th edition of the IPL will start in the UAE from September 19....

24-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Dream of again playing for India 'very much alive' : Robin Uthappa

Veteran batsman Robin Uthappa has stated that his dream of again playing for Team India is "very much alive", adding that a good season in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) could pave way for his return to the national team.Uthappa, who...

22-Aug-2020 New Delhi

I promise to bring more laurels to the nation: Rohit Sharma

Star batsman Rohit Sharma thanked his fans for the support he has received this year while expressing his happiness at being conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.Rohit is one of five athletes to win the highest sporting honour in the country this...

22-Aug-2020 New Delhi

We're proud of you hitman: BCCI congratulates Rohit Sharma

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has congratulated star opener Rohit Sharma who has been chosen for this year's Khel Ratna Award, country's highest sporting honour.Rohit has become just the fourth cricketer who will be conferred the prestigious...

19-Aug-2020 New Delhi

BCCI willing to host a farewell match for Dhoni, says official

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is willing to host a farewell match for former India captain MS Dhoni, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket.Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official said the board will speak to...

19-Aug-2020 Lahore

PM Modi may request Dhoni to play 2021 T20 WC: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar believes Prime Minister Narendra Modi might request MS Dhoni to come out of retirement and play in the T20 World Cup slated to be held in India next year.Dhoni, on August 15, announced his retirement from international...

18-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Cricketer Rohit Sharma brushes up on daddy skills during lockdown

Cricketer Rohit Sharma feels the lockdown has been a testing time mentally and taught us all to not take anything that we have for granted.He says: "There have been various instances where I have missed out on something special during my daughter's childhood because...

18-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Rohit Sharma, four others recommended for Khel Ratna

India's star batsman Rohit Sharma, wrestler Vinesh Phogat, 2016 Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu, table tennis sensation Manika Batra and Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal have been recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

15-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Consider me retired: MS Dhoni bids adieu to international cricket

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday announced his retirement in an Instagram post.Dhoni posted a video montage with pictures at different points of his career along with a caption: "Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout.from 1929...

15-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Dhoni will finish with no regrets on the field: Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Saturday paid tribute to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has announced his retirement from international cricket."It is the end of an era. What a player he has been for the country and world cricket. His leadership...

14-Aug-2020 Southampton

England best one-day side in the world: Shane Warne

Legendary spinner Shane Warne has said that Eoin Morgan's England are the best one-day side in the world at the moment and the world champions have been playing a great brand of cricket."England have won their first ever World Cup under Eoin Morgan. I don't know...

13-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Yuvraj pays tribute to 'greatest left-handed legends'

Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday paid tribute to "the greatest left-handed legends" of cricket on the occasion of International Left Handers' Day.Yuvraj tweeted a collage consisting of former West Indies captain Brian Lara, his former skipper Sourav...

12-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Rashid Khan has got all the tricks in his bag: Brett Lee

Former Australian pacer Brett Lee feels Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan will be the one to look out for in this year's edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which starts from August 18.CPL will be the first major T20 league to begin during the ongoing...

11-Aug-2020 Lahore

Pak need to take advantage of Stokes' absence : Ramiz Raja

Former batsman Ramiz Raja feels that Pakistan should take advantage of all-rounder Ben Stokes' absence from the England squad for the remainder of the ongoing Test series. The hosts lead the three-Test series 1-0 following their three-wicket win in Manchester...

09-Aug-2020 Manchester

Woakes England's most under-valued cricketer : Naseer Hussain

Former England captain Naseer Hussain feels Chris Woakes is the most under-valued England cricketer and he would have the all-rounder in the side for the second Test against Pakistan over veteran James Anderson.Woakes stormed back to form with the bat as he...

05-Aug-2020 Mumbai

IPL 13: Looking forward to new beginnings for me : Ajinkya Rahane

India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane took to social media on Wednesday to share his excitement at the prospect of playing for Delhi Capitals this season in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Rahane was traded by Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals in November...

05-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Cried like a child after Faulkner hit me for 30 runs : Ishant Sharma

Leading Indian pacer Ishant Sharma wants to make a comeback in the 50-overs cricket and wishes to be a part of the World Cup team.World Cups have been jinxed for Ishant. He did not play 2011, 2015 and 2019 World Cup for various reasons. "I would love to play...

04-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Here's how Anushka Sharma loves to irritate Virat

Actress Anushka Sharma loves to annoy her husband, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, by beating him at board games.On Tuesday, Anushka conducted an interactive  question-answer session on Instagram, where she shared a lot of fun anecdotes and meaningful...

03-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Haven't confirmed availability in any T20 league: Irfan Pathan

Former India cricketer Irfan Pathan on Monday said that he wishes to play in T20 leagues around the world in future but as of now, he has not confirmed his availability in any league."I wish to play T20 leagues around the world in future, but at this stage...

03-Aug-2020 Manchester

I'm not one for being centre of attention: Chris Woakes

England fast bowler Chris Woakes on Monday stated he doesn't mind being the team's unsung hero as long as he keeps performing for the national team.Woakes was the second-highest wicket-taker in the recently-concluded #raisethebat Test series against West Indies...

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