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09-Nov-2019 Nagpur

Rohit Sharma on verge of joining 400 sixes club

India stand-in captain Rohit Sharma is all set to reach another milestone in international cricket. Rohit, who will lead the Men in Blue in the 3rd and final T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday, is two sixes away from joining the elite 400 sixes club in international...

31-Oct-2019 Kolkata

Kohli very passionate about development of NCA: Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on Thursday that India captain Virat Kohli is very passionate about the National Cricket Academy (NCA) which is set to be transformed into a  Centre of Excellence."Kohli is also very passionate about the NCA. We will...

30-Oct-2019 Brisbane

2nd T2OI: Australia hammer Sri Lanka by 9 wickets, win series

Opener David Warner and Steven Smith''s respective unbeaten half-centuries powered Australia to a thumping nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second contest of the three-match T20I series here on Wednesday. Chasing a paltry 118-run target, the duo comfortably...

17-Oct-2019 New Delhi

India''s home dominance: A big reason behind their No.1 ranking

Virat Kohli and his men have been on a winning spree at home in the last two-three years when it comes to Test cricket. Barring the series losses in South Africa and England, the Indian team has played according to its number one stature and has dominated...

23-Aug-2019 North Sound (Antigua)

Look to middle everything even at the nets: Virat Kohli to Viv Richards

The old adage goes that winners don't do different things, they do things differently. And it has once again come to the fore as India captain Virat Kohli and West Indies legend Viv Richards have revealed in their recent chat on BCCI.TV that while Kohli...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

I walk out for my country, not just the team : Rohit Sharma

Hours before the Indian team left for the US to play two T20 internationals against the West Indies, skipper Virat Kohli had rubbished rumours of any rift  in the dressing room. In fact, coach Ravi Shastri went a step ahead and said that no individual...

31-Jul-2019 Kolkata

Virat Kohli has right to say who he wants as coach : Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli has the right to say who he wants as the head coach, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly."He is the captain so, he has got the right to say," Ganguly told reporters on the sidelines of the prize distribution ceremony for Zee Bangla Football...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Daughter's ailment inspired Clarke to turn entrepreneur

After retiring from cricket, former Australia captain Michael Clarke is now-a-days busy making people aware about asthma. His involvement in this area is linked to an incident from his personal life. Clark's daughter Kelsey-Lee had an asthma attack once when...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Prithvi Shaw owns responsibility as BCCI slaps doping ban

India and Mumbai opener Prithvi Shaw on Tuesday said he is shaken by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suspending him for a doping violation, saying he takes all responsibility for unknowingly consuming the banned syrup."I have come to know today...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

World Test Championship will be like World Cup : Michael Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke said that the World Test Championship will do to Test cricket what the World Cup does for the sport in general. The Championship starts with the Ashes as Australia take on England starting on August 1 and Clarke expects...

29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ridiculous, have had no issues with Rohit : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli quashed rumours of a rift in the team, saying he is baffled by talks of things not going well between him and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma."In my opinion, it's baffling to be honest. It's absolutely ridiculous to read such stuff that...

29-Jul-2019 London

We fancy our chances at World Test Championship : Virat Kohli

Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship.The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first...

27-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim Akram disappointed with Amir exiting Test cricket

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's decision to quit the longest format of the game has not gone down well with former greats like Shoaib Akhtar and Wasim Akram as they both feel it was an early exit by Amir.Left-arm pacer Amir had announced his retirement from Test...

27-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Will continue to admire you : Bumrah tells Malinga

As Lasith Malinga retired from ODI cricket on Friday, many cricketers took to Twitter to extend their wishes to the veteran Sri Lanka pacer and wished him luck for his future.On Friday, Malinga brought an end to his illustrious ODI career with a wicket...

27-Jul-2019 Colombo

To survive in cricket be a match-winner : Lasith Malinga

"You have to be a match-winner" is the golden rule to survive in veteran pacer Lasith Malinga's golden words for the youngsters after playing his final ODI for Sri Lanka in front of his home crowd.On Friday, Malinga brought an end to his illustrious ODI career...

26-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Big shoes to fill : Rishabh Pant on replacing M.S. Dhoni

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who is touted to be the future of Indian cricket, knows he has big shoes to fill as the person whom he will be replacing is none other than legendary captain M.S. Dhoni.In an interview with Hindustan Times, Pant spoke...

25-Jul-2019 London

England recover, take 181-run lead against Ireland

Nighwatchman Jack Leach scored a career-best 92 while Jason Roy notched up his maiden Test half century as England recovered from a poor start to erase a 122-run deficit and take a 181-run lead with one wicket in hand at stumps on a rain-affected day 2 of the only...

24-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Learn from my mistakes: Kohli to young Indian players

Captain Virat Kohli has insisted that the environment in the Indian change room is very friendly where each and every person is allowed to express their opinion in a free manner.In an interview with the Times of India, Kohli said he treats all the players with...

20-Jul-2019 London

Not fair to win the World Cup like that : Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Windies tour perfect chance to look at future beyond Dhoni

Talks of M.S. Dhonis future have made headlines right from his struggle against England in the group stage encounter at Edgbaston in the World Cup. While the team management has made it clear that they havent heard from the former India skipper, it is also...

19-Jul-2019 London

Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam : Rashid Khan

Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.The player auction of the Euro T20 Slam which will take place...

18-Jul-2019 London

Jason Roy receives maiden Test call-up

 Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy has been named, for the first time, in England's 13-member Test squad for the match against Ireland which will be played at Lord's from July 24.Roy played a star role in England's World Cup victory, hitting 443 runs in seven innings...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

NZ players should be proud of their WC show : Daniel Vettori

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori feels the Black Caps should be proud of their journey in the recently concluded World Cup and take the positives of the game ahead.In his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC), Vettori praised both England...

16-Jul-2019 London

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner : Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

We had Allah with us : Eoin Morgan

World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as they also outclassed the hot favourites -- India -- in the first semifinal of the tournament.Speaking at the post-match presentation,...

14-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan calls World Cup win an incredible journey

The joy in skipper Eoin Morgan's voice was understandable when he sat down to speak to the media after the nerve wrecking win over New Zealand in the final of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.Asked what the victory meant to the players, he said: "To...

14-Jul-2019 London

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer over the moon with World Cup win

England's men of the moment Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could hardly speak but in between their emotions, both said it is the proudest day of their lives as the hosts won their maiden World Cup, beating New Zealand in a one-over eliminator here on Sunday."I'm...

13-Jul-2019 London

Kiwis looking to keep calm ahead of mega final

The euphoria around the final of the World Cup cannot be missed, but for New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, it is about keeping the basics right and playing the match against England at Lords on Sunday as just another game in the tournament."Yes, any game...

13-Jul-2019 New Delhi

SWOT: England favourites, but Kiwis can clip their wings

Playing in front of home crowd and familiarity with the conditions make England the favourites to win the World Cup for the first time when they take on New Zealand at the Lord's on Sunday.However, the hosts cannot afford to be complacent, as the spirited Kiwis...

13-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan feels aggression is England's USP

There might have been only two knockout games as per the format of the 2019 World Cup, but when it comes to England, they also had to win their last two group games against India and New Zealand to make it to the semifinals and skipper Eoin Morgan feels that...

13-Jul-2019 New Delhi

'Is it time to hand over white ball captaincy to Rohit Sharma?'

Following India's exit from the ongoing World Cup, former Indian Test cricketer Wasim Jaffer thinks opener Rohit Sharma should lead India in the 2023 edition of the showpiece event which will be held in India."Is it time to hand over white ball captaincy to Rohit...

12-Jul-2019 Kabul

Rashid Khan named Afghan captain across all formats

Rashid Khan was on Friday named the captain of the Afghanistan cricket team in across all formats, the cricket board confirmed.Asghar Afghan, who was sacked as captain  ahead of the World Cup, will be Rashid's deputy. Asghar was removed from captaincy...

12-Jul-2019 Mumbai

We failed to deliver as a team when it mattered : Rohit Sharma

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels the team could not deliver as a unit during their 18-run semifinal loss to New Zealand in the World Cup."We failed to deliver as a team when  it mattered, 30 minutes of poor cricket yesterday & that snatched away...

12-Jul-2019 Birmingham

We can take a lot of positives from this WC : Aaron Finch

After being knocked out of the World Cup, Australia skipper Aaron Finch lauded England for their superlative display in the semifinal which the hosts won by 8 wickets on Thursday, but said that his team can take a lot of positives given where they were last...

12-Jul-2019 Birmingham

Lost in the first 10 overs of the game : Aaron Finch

Having won the toss and batted first, the last thing Australia would have wanted was a top-order collapse against hosts England in the 2019 World Cup semi-final encounter at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium. But that is exactly what happened and skipper Aaron...

12-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli feels IPL-style knockouts an option for WC

Virat Kohli after his teams ouster from the 2019 World Cup on Wednesday to New Zealand at Old Trafford spoke about how it was a case of being eliminated after just 40-45 minutes of poor batting. And the India skipper believes that having an Indian Premier...

11-Jul-2019 New Delhi

2 fans die as India lose semi-final thriller to New Zealand

In different incidents, two cricket fans lost their lives while watching the first semifinal clash of the ongoing World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand on Wednesday.In the first incident in Bihar's Kishanganj district, a fan -- Ashok Paswan, 49,...

11-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Those 45 minutes

Before the India-New Zealand semi-final clash, all the cricket pundits, including former spinner Daniel Vettori, believed that the only way Black Caps could have won against the Men in Blue was to play aggressive cricket in the first 10 overs, both with bat...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Dhoni's run out was a big moment : Kane Williamson

After a narrow 18-run win over India in the semifinal of the World Cup at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson felt that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's run out in the penultimate over of the match was the turning point of the game as...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Ravindra Jadeja is understated but priceless for us: Virat Kohli

A lot has been spoken about Ravindra Jadeja and pundit Sanjay Manjrekars comment that he is a ‘bits and pieces cricketer.But skipper Virat Kohli stood up and took the all-rounder's side and said that Jadeja was one of the most understated cricketers and...

10-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Did umpiring error cost Dhoni his wicket?

After the Indian top order collapsed against New Zealand in the World Cup semifinal at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni who kept their side in hunt as India chased 240 runs for victory.Soon after Jadeja (77) fell after...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

I made errors when I was young, Pant will learn : Virat Kohli

With the score at 24/4, Indias most talked about talent -Rishabh Pant  was joined by all-rounder Hardik Pandya as India looked to chase down New Zealands total of 239 at the Old Trafford on Wednesday to find a place in the final at Lords on July 14.The...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Dhoni hasn't informed us about retirement : Virat Kohli

Questions surrounding whether M.S. Dhoni will retire refuse to die. And it was no different on Wednesday after India lost to New Zealand in the semifinal of the World Cup to crash out of the showpiece event.When skipper Virat Kohli was addressing the media after...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Tough questions await Shastri & selectors after semifinal loss

Till the time results are going in your favour, you can even get away with murder. But the time has finally arrived when India coach Ravi Shastri and the coaching staff will have some answering to do. Always ready with a counter, Shastri has time and again...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

India never had Plan B for top-order failure

Questions about Indias over dependence on the top order was time and again shot down by the team management over the past month, but in the end, it was the opening 40 minutes of the Indian innings in the semifinal against New Zealand at the Old Trafford that showed...

10-Jul-2019 Birmingham

We are back to being the team we were : Eoin Morgan

They lost their way in the middle during the group stages, but got their act together and made it to the semi-finals, which makes skipper Eoin Morgan believe that England are back to being the side they were in the last few years as they get ready to take...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

We believed we could put pressure on India with 240 : Kane Williamson

Terming themselves as underdogs, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Wednesday defended the way they batted against India in the World Cup semifinal at the Old Trafford which they won by 18 runs to reach the final for the second time in a row.In the rain-hit...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

45 minutes of bad cricket cost us a place in final : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli rued the manner in which India lost the World Cup semifinal against New Zealand at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, saying the team played so well throughout the tournament only to bow out in the last-four stage due to a poor stretch...

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