Cricket

  • Ravichandran Ashwin
    Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST

    Ravichandran Ashwin presented with Arjuna Award today

    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.

  • James Anderson Ashes third Test 2015
    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.

  • Rain washes out play on Day 4 of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa
    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.

  • Steven Finn
    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.

  • Dale Steyn
    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.

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, left, and IPL COO Sundar Raman, standing
    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.

  • Former India cricketer S Sreesanth speaks to the press
    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.

  • Baba Aparajith
    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.

  • Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
    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.

  • Indian ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    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.

  • James Anderson Ashes third Test 2015
    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.

  • Haroon Lorgat
    Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST

    No more differences with BCCI: Cricket South Africa's Lorgat

    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.

  • Rajasthan Royals players from (L to R): Ajit Chandila, S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan.
    Jul 29, 2015 14:08 IST

    Ban on Sreesanth, Chavan, Chandila to stay: Anurag Thakur

    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.

  • IPL spot fixing
    Jul 29, 2015 13:37 IST

    Mumbai cricket body to discuss Chavan's plea to revoke ban

    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

    Kohli, Pujara fail as Australia A bowl out India A for 135

    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.