- Jul 30, 2015 13:53 IST
The problem, as has happened in Sreesanth’s context, is that politicians will exploit a regional identity sentiment without going into the merit of the case and how deeply it can harm the cause of sport.
- Jul 30, 2015 11:45 IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not a recognised national sports federation, sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal informed the parliament on Tuesday.
- Jul 30, 2015 11:09 IST
MS Dhoni, cooling off for nearly a month in his hometown, was back to his ‘professional’ ways, playing a full 90-minute football match with players of the Silli Football Academy at Silli Stadium near Ranchi.
- Jul 29, 2015 21:06 IST
Australia were dismissed for just 136 by England after winning the toss on the first day of the third Ashes test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
- Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST
While South Africa gear up for their longest ever tour to India that will stretch to two-and-a-half months, they are also banking on India’s return series that should be held in early 2018. A full series in the African country is finally on the anvil as relations between the two boards seem to be getting better.
- Jul 29, 2015 14:08 IST
The BCCI on Wednesday made it very clear that it was not having second thoughts on revoking the ban on former India pacer S Sreesanth, Mumbai spinner Ankeet Chavan, and Rajasthan off-spinner in the wake of a Delhi Court dropping all charges against them in the IPL 2013 spot-fixing case.
- Jul 29, 2015 13:37 IST
The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has received a formal request from banned cricketer Ankeet Chavan to be allowed to resume his cricket career and the state association will decide on the matter at its managing committee meeting on Sunday, August 2.
- Jul 29, 2015 19:38 IST
The first day of the second and final four-day first class cricket match against Australia A turned out to be dismal for India A, who were bowled out for 135 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday. At stumps, Australia A were batting at 43 for no loss with openers Cameron Bancroft and Usman Khawaja unbeaten on 24 and 13.
- Jul 29, 2015 11:54 IST
Joe Root is confident England’s latest collapse against an Australia pace attack led by Mitchell Johnson won’t still haunt them come the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday.
- Jul 29, 2015 11:13 IST
"I have not been given enough chances to prove my calibre as a Test cricketer. You can’t judge a player on the basis of just one match after a hectic series of one-day and T20 games. I am not asking for five Test matches to prove myself. Give me two-three games. And if I don’t perform, drop me forever," Raina said.
- Jul 29, 2015 10:06 IST
A major decision the Supreme Court took in the IPL spot-fixing case was to strike down the controversial BCCI rule amendment that allowed former president N Srinivasan to buy a franchisee. The new BCCI regime has taken the first step to improve its image, asking members to sign a ‘no conflict of interest’ undertaking.
- Jul 29, 2015 09:29 IST
As India get ready to tour Sri Lanka for the Test series next month, Virat Kohli is looking to shed the rustiness after a break with a four-day game for India A against Australia’s second string side starting in Chennai on Wednesday.
- Jul 28, 2015 16:48 IST
Former South African cricket team all-rounder Clive Rice, the first post-apartheid captain of the nation, died on Tuesday aged 66, an official from the national cricket association said.
- Jul 28, 2015 15:53 IST
Indian cricketer Suresh Raina signed a three-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports & Entertainment on Tuesday, leaving Rhiti Sports, his current player management agency.
- Jul 27, 2015 19:18 IST
The attack on a police station in Punjab on Monday by terrorists believed to be from across the border has thrown a big question mark over the India-Pakistan cricket series planned to be played in December this year.