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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.