Cricket News

  • New Zealand India women's ODI
    Jul 03, 2015 18:33 IST

    Indian women go down to New Zealand in third ODI

    Indian women were handed a second consecutive loss by New Zealand in Bengaluru on Friday as the hosts now trail 2-1 in the five-match ODI series.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jul 01, 2015 19:10 IST

    Rahane surprised to be named stand-in India captain

    Ajinkya Rahane admits he was stunned to be named India captain for their upcoming Zimbabwe series, after being dropped just a week earlier, and while he plans to draw inspiration from past skippers he also wants to make his own mark on the team.

  • Prothom Alo spoof 'cutter' advertisement India Bangladesh
    Jun 30, 2015 15:49 IST

    Dhoni and Co. mocked by Bangladeshi newspaper in advertisement

    Showing disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, Bangladeshi newspaper 'Prothom Alo' has produced a spoof 'cutter' advertisement, in which several Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven.

  • Dhoni
    Jun 30, 2015 13:59 IST

    Firm message to Dhoni and Co. over Rahane pick for Zimbabwe tour

    Chief selector Sandeep Patil and his four fellow selectors have sent a firm message to ODI skipper MS Dhoni and Test captain Virat Kohli for controversial decisions taken during the Bangladesh tour.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jun 30, 2015 12:44 IST

    Poll: Did Dhoni underestimate Rahane's potential?

    Barely a week ago ODI skipper MS Dhoni made a harsh assessment of Ajinkya Rahane and axed him from the playing eleven during the recent disastrous Bangladesh series. On Monday, the 27-year-old was back - as the captain of the Indian team that will tour Zimbabwe.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jun 30, 2015 09:56 IST

    Rahane's captaincy for Zimbabwe tour selectors' snub to Dhoni?

    Barely a week ago ODI skipper MS Dhoni made a harsh assessment of Ajinkya Rahane and axed him from the playing eleven during the recent disastrous Bangladesh series. On Monday, the 27-year-old was back - as the captain of the Indian team that will tour Zimbabwe.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jun 29, 2015 14:40 IST

    Man for the job: Why Rahane is fit to lead India in Zimbabwe

    Calm and reserved are two epithets one hears most while talking about Ajinkya Rahane to those who knew him well before he became an India cricketer. Yet, slotting the batsman like that may not be fair as Rahane, though mild-mannered, has transformed into a player who does not shy away from aggressive hitting.

  • Sri Lanka Dhammika Prasad
    Jun 28, 2015 23:22 IST

    Sri Lanka need 153 runs to win second Test against Pakistan

    Seamer Dhammika Prasad claimed four wickets to put Sri Lanka on top in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday despite a defiant century from Azhar Ali.

  • ODI - Indian women's cricket against New Zealand
    Jun 28, 2015 22:18 IST

    Jhulan Goswami stars as Indian women beat New Zealand in first ODI

    All-rounder Jhulan Goswami struck a half-century before the bowlers defended a low score to help India beat New Zealand by 17 runs in the first of the five-match ODI series in Bengaluru on Sunday.

  • Mitchell Johnson
    Jun 28, 2015 19:33 IST

    The fast men will decide the Ashes: Ian Chappell

    "Ashes to ashes, dust to dust; if Thommo don't get ya, then Lillee must." That witty ditty first appeared during the 1974-75 series but it also serves as a succinct reminder of Ashes history - a tale of terrific, and at times terrifying, fast bowling.

  • S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan
    Jun 28, 2015 12:22 IST

    IPL 6 spot fixing case: Court to pass order on framing of charges

    Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna had on May 23 reserved June 29 for the order on framing of charges in the case and had asked the counsel appearing for the accused to file their written arguments, if any, by June 6.

  • Dhoni
    Jun 28, 2015 05:57 IST

    ICC's decision to change ODI rules vindicates Dhoni

    The International Cricket Council's (ICC) ratification of the new ODI rules from July 5 will not just come as a big relief to fielding captains all over, but will be seen as a big victory for India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

  • Kumar Sangakkara
    Jun 27, 2015 18:08 IST

    Kumar Sangakkara to retire during India series in August

    Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara will quit international cricket during the Test series against India, the island nation's most prolific batsman said on Saturday.

  • ICC Chairman N Srinivasan and ICC Chief Executive David Richardson
    Jun 27, 2015 02:59 IST

    ICC changes ODI powerplay, fielding, free hit rules to help bowlers

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has effected major changes in the One-day international (ODI) format and most of the key decisions give bowlers more of a fighting chance.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan
    Jun 27, 2015 01:01 IST

    IPL spot-fixing: Justice Lodha panel report likely next month

    The Justice RM Lodha panel looking into the allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament is likely to submit its report next month on the quantum of punishment against former BCCI president N Srinivasan’s son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings official Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra.