Cricket

  • Lalit Modi
    Jun 29, 2015 15:45 IST

    BCCI clears three players accused of corruption by Lalit Modi

    BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said "there is nothing in it" when asked about the ICC acknowledging a letter from Modi in June 2013, claiming that two cricketers from India and a West Indian were paid in cash and kind to the tune of Rs. 20 crore each.

  • 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 Lankan captain Angelo Mathews congratulates Lahiru Thirimanne
    Jun 29, 2015 14:17 IST

    Sri Lanka easily chase 153 to win 2nd Test, level Pakistan series

    Chasing 153 to win, the hosts made light of a delayed start of 30 minutes due to a wet outfield and raced to victory in 26.3 overs before lunch on the fifth and final day at the P Sara Oval.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jun 29, 2015 13:40 IST

    Rahane-led second-string India to tour Zimbabwe; Dhoni, Kohli rested

    India’s rising batting star Ajinkya Rahane will lead the 15-member team for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour, with senior players including MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli being rested, BCCI officials said on Monday.

  • Sreesanth
    Jun 29, 2015 12:23 IST

    IPL 6 spot fixing case: Court defers framing charges to July 25

    Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna, who was scheduled to pass the order on Monday, said that the order sheet has not been prepared yet. The court fixed the matter for pronouncement of order on July 25, saying that it will seek clarifications, if any, in the matter.

  • Former IPL chief Lalit Modi
    Jun 29, 2015 11:53 IST

    ICC confirms sharing Lalit Modi's letter on cricketers with BCCI

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday acknowledged having received former cricket administrator Lalit Modi's confidential e-mail - in which he accused three international players of being involved in betting - and sharing it with the Indian cricket board's anti-corruption unit.

  • Gautam Gambhir with Justin Langer
    Jun 29, 2015 09:45 IST

    Gambhir working with Justin Langer in bid for Team India recall

    Having last played for India in August, 2014, Gambhir wanted someone to look at his game and realised that Langer, a fellow opening batsman with similar mannerisms and build could be the man.

  • 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.

  • MS Dhoni India World Cup
    Jun 28, 2015 14:06 IST

    India might rest Dhoni, Kohli, and Ashwin for Zimbabwe tour

    The Indians have just finished a disappointing tour of Bangladesh, losing the ODI series 1-2, completing seven months of continuous cricket. In this backdrop, selectors may give the younger players a chance, with sources indicating that skipper Dhoni, Test captain Kohli, and top spinner Ashwin are likely to be rested.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kumar Sangakkara
    Jun 28, 2015 13:21 IST

    Sangakkara signing off: Test veteran is Lanka's most prolific batsman

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

  • 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.

  • Pakistan cricketers Ahmed Shehzad (R) and Azhar Ali
    Jun 28, 2015 09:02 IST

    Shehzad, Ali lead Pakistan fightback in second Test vs Sri Lanka

    The tourists, who conceded a lead of 177 runs after being dismissed for 138 in the first innings, closed the third day's play at 171 for two in their second knock.

  • 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.