• Delhi Police keep vigil after a clash
    Aug 01, 2015 20:00 IST

    Dravid backs Kohli's aggressive style ahead of Lanka tour

    Rahul Dravid expects Virat Kohli to to deliver in his first full series as Test captain when the Indian cricket team leaves for Sri Lanka. Dravid also backed the star batsman to continue playing in his "aggressive" style.

  • Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli
    Aug 01, 2015 13:05 IST

    Unmukt named India A captain for tri-series

    Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand was on Saturday appointed India A captain for the upcoming ODI cricket tri-series involving Australia A and South Africa A starting in Chennai on August 5.

  • Cecil the Lion, Zimbabwe, Lion Poaching
    Jul 31, 2015 21:31 IST

    Bell takes England to victory, hosts take 2-1 Ashes lead

    Ian Bell guided England to an eight-wicket victory over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Friday to put the hosts 2-1 up in the series with two matches to play.

  • Thibaut Courtois
    Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin receives Arjuna Award

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Friday presented the Arjuna Award, which was conferred on him last year, by the sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.

  • Kaaka Muttai: A small film with a big heart
    Jul 31, 2015 20:22 IST

    Kohli gets his batting practice, but Australia A sniff win

    India A's top-order faltered again to reach 267 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' on Friday. Opener Abhinav Mukund (59), Shreyas Iyer (49) and Virat Kohli (45) were a few notable performers in the second innings of the four-day game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • Nitin Gadkari
    Jul 31, 2015 12:32 IST

    Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

    Incessant rain washed out the entire second day's play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Dhaka on Friday.

  • Rain washes out play on Day 4 of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa
    Jul 31, 2015 00:18 IST

    Ashes 3rd Test: Finn's 5 wickets put England on victory path

    Australia hold a lead of 23 with three wickets remaining and three days to play after Steven Finn, recalled after a two-year absence during which his shattered confidence and bowling action were restored, ran amok.

  • immigration officer, harassment
    Jul 30, 2015 20:29 IST

    Dale Steyn joins 400 club as Bangladesh reach 246-8

    Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to join the 400 club as his team took five wickets in the final session to reduce Bangladesh to 246 for eight on the first day of the second test in Mirpur on Thursday.

  • Dale Steyn
    Jul 31, 2015 16:06 IST

    England's Anderson out of fourth Ashes Test

    England paceman James Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the third Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston and next week's fourth Test at Trent Bridge, it was announced Friday.

  • James Anderson Ashes third Test 2015
    Jul 30, 2015 17:50 IST

    BCCI awards title sponsorship rights for matches to Paytm

    One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, were on Thursday awarded the title sponsorship rights for India's international home cricket matches for a period of four years with a winning bid of Rs 2.42 crore per match.

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, left, and IPL COO Sundar Raman, standing
    Jul 30, 2015 13:53 IST

    Politicising Sreesanth ban further harms Indian cricket

    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.

  • Steven Finn
    Jul 30, 2015 21:07 IST

    Bancroft puts Australia A in driver's seat against India A

    Riding on a brilliant and patient 150 from opening batsman Cameron Bancroft, Australia A ended the second day's play at 329/9 to take a 194-run first innings lead over India A in the second and last four-day cricket match being played at the MA Chidambaram stadium on Thursday.

  • Former India cricketer S Sreesanth speaks to the press
    Jul 30, 2015 11:45 IST

    BCCI not a recognised federation: sports minister Sonowal

    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.

  • Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
    Jul 30, 2015 11:09 IST

    Dhoni uses time off from cricket to play football, badminton

    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.

  • Dale Steyn
    Jul 29, 2015 21:06 IST

    Ashes 3rd Test: Anderson takes 6 as Australia fold for 136

    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.