Cricket-TopStories

  • Murali Vijay
    Aug 05, 2015 11:27 IST

    Success abroad makes Murali Vijay the go-to man in cricket

    India’s Test series in Sri Lanka starting next week will mark the farewell of Kumar Sangakkara, the all-time great who redefined the notion of an all-rounder. Sangakkara’s wicketkeeping has been second to none in an era that also belonged to Australia’s Adam Gilchrist and India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni, although his feats as a top-order batsman put him on a different plane.

  • Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman bowls against India
    Jun 22, 2015 12:07 IST

    Bangladesh loss: Why it's a harsh, bitter reality for Indian cricket

    The tour was supposed to showcase all its might and superior strength which would have cemented Ravi Shastri's claims for a long-term contract as its Team Director and provide steel to the argument that the two-captain theory is a workable arrangement.

  • May 17, 2015 10:05 IST

    Super IPL Sunday: Three teams vie for two play-off spots

    After pulling of a thrilling win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their previous game, an upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would look to seal a play-off berth by beating laggards Delhi Daredevils in their last league match of the IPL cricket tournament here on Sunday.

  • Apr 12, 2015 11:00 IST

    Move over IPL, the Indian rural cricket league is here

    Village-level IPL-style cricket leagues are mushrooming across rural India, with matches played on clearings in fields, local landlords and small businessmen acting as sponsors, and teams sporting unique logos and uniforms.

  • Mar 31, 2015 14:12 IST

    New Zealand's Vettori confirms retirement from international cricket

    Veteran spinner Daniel Vettori returned home to New Zealand on Tuesday and confirmed what he had hinted at last week - the Cricket World Cup final against Australia was his last match for New Zealand.

  • Virat Kohli
    Mar 05, 2015 18:38 IST

    No apology yet but BCCI ticks off Kohli, tells him to behave

    The BCCI on Thursday tried to put to rest the controversy surrounding cricketer Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with a Hindustan Times journalist after the Indian cricket team's training session in Perth on Tuesday.