Cricket

  • Ryan Harris
    Jul 04, 2015 17:04 IST

    Australia's Harris retires from all forms of game due to injuries

    Injury-plagued Australian paceman Ryan Harris on Saturday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket effective immediately, dealing a major setback to his team's defence of the Ashes starting in England next week.

  • 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.

  • Suresh Raina
    Jul 02, 2015 16:35 IST

    Never involved in wrongdoing: Raina on Lalit Modi's letter to ICC

    Modi had alleged that two leading Indian cricketers and a West Indian player had been bribed by an Indian real estate tycoon, who is also a bookmaker.

  • Vijay Mallya
    Jul 02, 2015 00:59 IST

    Jindal Group to buy IPL team, Mallya-owned RCB a rumoured target

    For the first time, an Indian Premier League team is on the verge of changing hands. JSW Steel chairman, Sajjan Jindal, confirmed on Wednesday that his group is acquiring an IPL side without naming it amid speculation that it could be Royal Challengers Bangalore, owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya.

  • Glenn Maxwell Australia World Cup
    Jul 01, 2015 19:32 IST

    Australia's Glenn Maxwell takes catch with ice cream in hand

    Maxwell was representing reigning county champions Yorkshire in a charity match against local village club Bardsley when he reeled in the remarkable catch without dropping what appears to be a Cornetto, though the identity of the ice cream in question remains unknown.

  • Lalit Modi
    Jul 01, 2015 17:07 IST

    BCCI, Lalit Modi, Srinivasan - it's all about conflict of interest

    The Supreme Court took note of the BCCI's functioning and is trying to correct the wrongs by having appointed a three-member committee under the former Chief Justice of India, Justice LM Lodha, to suggest ways and means to ensure offences are not repeated.

  • 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.

  • Gurunath Meiyappan
    Jul 01, 2015 09:43 IST

    Full IPL probe report will be delayed: Justice Lodha

    The justice RM Lodha committee appointed by the Supreme Court as part of the investigations in the wake of 2013 IPL spot-fixing, will take more time to submit its full report.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.