Cricket

  • Chennai Super Kings players celebrate with the trophy
    Aug 03, 2015 20:53 IST

    Sponsors fully behind us: Shukla at BCCI meet on IPL verdict

    The BCCI's four-member working group, formed to study the Justice Lodha panel's verdict relating to the IPL 2013 corruption scandal, met on Monday for the first time to discuss the way forward for the cash-rich league's next edition and said the sponsors were fully behind the Board.

  • Kohli Rohit
    Aug 03, 2015 08:20 IST

    Virat Kohli stamps his authority, insists on Rohit at No 3 in Tests

    Virat Kohli, since his success at the under-19 World Cup in 2008, was tipped to reach great heights. Over the years, the aggressive batsman hasn’t disappointed.

  • Zimbabwe batsmen Sean Williams, left, and Craig Ervine
    Aug 02, 2015 21:08 IST

    Ervine's maiden ton helps Zimbabwe beat New Zealand in 1st ODI

    Zimbabwe's Craig Ervine struck a powerful maiden century to lead his country to a seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first one-day international at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday.

  • Pakistan cricket team members celebrate
    Aug 02, 2015 19:04 IST

    Pakistan recover to win 2nd T20 vs Sri Lanka, sweep series 2-0

    Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali mounted a stunning comeback to lift Pakistan from nowhere to beat Sri Lanka by one wicket and four balls to spare in the second Twenty20 international on Saturday, sweeping the two-match series 2-0.

  • Shah Rukh Khan at Wankhede
    Aug 02, 2015 14:16 IST

    MCA lifts five-year ban on Shah Rukh Khan's entry to Wankhede

    A five-year ban on Bollywood actor and Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan entering Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, imposed after a fracas in May 2012, was lifted by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Sunday.

  • Usman Khawaja
    Aug 02, 2015 09:57 IST

    Only a minority are racist in Australia: Usman Khawaja

    Australian sports, and the society at large, are in the midst of a bitter debate on racism --- and whether the nation, often considered progressive, has done enough to reconcile with the Indigenous population.

  • Ajinkya Rahane Pravin Amre
    Aug 02, 2015 09:36 IST

    Personal touch to team game: Cricketers hire specialised coaches

    Until a couple of decades ago, warm-ups for most cricketers meant a jog around the park, a few minutes of rolling the arms and wrists, and some side stretches. Now, they stretch every sinew to get better and better.

  • Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli
    Aug 01, 2015 20:00 IST

    Dravid backs Kohli's aggressive style ahead of Lanka tour

    Rahul Dravid expects Virat Kohli to to deliver in his first full series as Test captain when the Indian cricket team leaves for Sri Lanka. Dravid also backed the star batsman to continue playing in his "aggressive" style.

  • Unmukt Chand.
    Aug 01, 2015 13:05 IST

    Unmukt named India A captain for tri-series

    Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand was on Saturday appointed India A captain for the upcoming ODI cricket tri-series involving Australia A and South Africa A starting in Chennai on August 5.

  • Ian Bell Ashes third Test 2015
    Jul 31, 2015 21:31 IST

    Bell takes England to victory, hosts take 2-1 Ashes lead

    Ian Bell guided England to an eight-wicket victory over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Friday to put the hosts 2-1 up in the series with two matches to play.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin
    Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin receives Arjuna Award

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Friday presented the Arjuna Award, which was conferred on him last year, by the sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.

  • Virat Kohli
    Jul 31, 2015 20:22 IST

    Kohli gets his batting practice, but Australia A sniff win

    India A's top-order faltered again to reach 267 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' on Friday. Opener Abhinav Mukund (59), Shreyas Iyer (49) and Virat Kohli (45) were a few notable performers in the second innings of the four-day game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • Rain washes out play on Day 4 of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa
    Jul 31, 2015 12:32 IST

    Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

    Incessant rain washed out the entire second day's play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Dhaka on Friday.

  • Steven Finn
    Jul 31, 2015 00:18 IST

    Ashes 3rd Test: Finn's 5 wickets put England on victory path

    Australia hold a lead of 23 with three wickets remaining and three days to play after Steven Finn, recalled after a two-year absence during which his shattered confidence and bowling action were restored, ran amok.

  • Dale Steyn
    Jul 30, 2015 20:29 IST

    Dale Steyn joins 400 club as Bangladesh reach 246-8

    Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to join the 400 club as his team took five wickets in the final session to reduce Bangladesh to 246 for eight on the first day of the second test in Mirpur on Thursday.