Cricket News

  • Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah (Centre) and teammates leave the pitch
    Jul 07, 2015 17:25 IST

    Pakistan leapfrog India to go third in ICC Test rankings

    Pakistan jumped three places from sixth to third spot in the latest ICC Test cricket rankings after beating Sri Lanka 2-1 in a three-match Test series.

  • Younis Khan Pakistan
    Jul 07, 2015 17:10 IST

    Younis Khan leads Pakistan to series win over Sri Lanka

    Younis Khan hit a brilliant unbeaten 171 as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third Test on Tuesday to win their first series on the island since 2006.

  • MS Dhoni 34th birthday
    Jul 07, 2015 14:49 IST

    Ranchi celebrates Dhoni's 34th birthday

    Raghuraj Veer, 17, was one of the 200-odd Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans who had assembled outside his house 'Shaurya' in Ranchi on Tuesday morning to celebrate and greet the star on his 34th birthday.

  • Quinton de Kock South Africa
    Jul 07, 2015 14:40 IST

    South Africa clinch T20 series against Bangladesh

    Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangiso bowled South Africa to a series-clinching 31-run victory in the second and final Twenty20 match against Bangladesh at Mirpur on Tuesday.

  • Murali Vijay
    Jul 06, 2015 20:48 IST

    Aim to make use of ODI recall, succeed in all formats: Vijay

    Regular India Test opener Murali Vijay wants to make full use of his recall to the ODI side for the team's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe without looking too far ahead.

  • Karn Sharma
    Jul 06, 2015 16:16 IST

    Karn Sharma ruled out of India's ODI tour of Zimbabwe

    India's leg-spin bowler Karn Sharma has been ruled out of an upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe due to a finger injury.

  • James Faulkner
    Jul 04, 2015 21:34 IST

    Australia's James Faulkner charged with drink-driving in England

    The all-rounder has been released on bail and will face a court hearing on July 21 after he returned a blood alcohol sample reading of approximately twice the United Kingdom's legal limit which is 100 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

  • Brendon McCullum
    Jul 04, 2015 13:05 IST

    Brendon McCullum smashes his way to English T20 Blast record

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's explosive hitting saw him set a new record in the English T20 Blast competition on Friday with a blistering 158 not out off 64 balls for his county Warwickshire.

  • 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.