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India's Irfan Pathan holds the Man of Match trophy after his team defeated Pakistan in the ICC World Twenty20 cricket final match in Johannesburg.(REUTERS)

‘It changed Indian cricket’: Irfan Pathan remembers 2007 World T20 win

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 03:09 PM IST
It unearthed several emerging stars like Rohit Sharma while giving a new lease of life to some forgotten heroes. World Cup final’s man of the match, Irfan remembered the win 13 years after India’s victory at Johannesburg.
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Yuvraj Singh of India acknowledges his half century.(Getty Images)
Yuvraj Singh of India acknowledges his half century.(Getty Images)

Nobody remembers that: Yuvraj recalls the ‘most important knock’ of 2007 World T20

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Yuvraj wasn’t the star of the show in the final as Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan took the baton from him and led their country to a historic victory. But Yuvraj also wants the fans to remember a crucial knock in the final which went under the radar.
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Chennai-Super-Kings-CSK-skipper-MS-Dhoni-and-Kolkata-Knight-Riders-KKR-captain-Gautam-Gambhir-during-the-IPL-2015.(PTI-Photo)
Chennai-Super-Kings-CSK-skipper-MS-Dhoni-and-Kolkata-Knight-Riders-KKR-captain-Gautam-Gambhir-during-the-IPL-2015.(PTI-Photo)

Gautam Gambhir believes MS Dhoni would have ‘broken many records’ had he batted at No. 3

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Despite playing predominantly at the number 6 position, Dhoni has scored 10773 runs in ODIs and averages more than 50.
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ICC Members hope to end T20 World Cup impasse, figure nominations for chairmanship

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 12:35 PM IST
So would the BCCI agree to push their edition (2021) to 2022 if Cricket Australia requests? “Let ICC first announce what they intend to do with this year’s World T20,” said BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal.
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LONDON - JUNE 05: The Dutch team celebrate in the changing room after the ICC World Twenty20 Group B match between England and the Netherlands at Lord's on June 5, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
LONDON - JUNE 05: The Dutch team celebrate in the changing room after the ICC World Twenty20 Group B match between England and the Netherlands at Lord's on June 5, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

On This Day: When Netherlands shocked hosts England in 2009 WT20 opener

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 01:42 PM IST
The first global event of this format, the World T20, was hosted by South Africa in 2007. The second edition was held in the British Isles in 2009 and it got off to a rather shocking start at Lord’s Cricket Ground, on this day, June 5.
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File image of ICC World T20 Trophy.(Getty Images)
File image of ICC World T20 Trophy.(Getty Images)

Fate of World T20, IPL could be decided today

By Rasesh Mandani | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 02:26 PM IST
The crucial ICC meeting is all set to decide on the fate of the T20 World Cup and there could also be a decision on the IPL.
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ICC T20 World Cup trophies(Twitter)
ICC T20 World Cup trophies(Twitter)

ICC Board Meeting: T20 World Cup to be postponed to 2022, October window for IPL- Report

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 12:02 PM IST
“There is a good chance that postponement of World T20 will be decided during Thursday’s board meeting. Whether there will be a formal announcement or not is the question,” said an ICC board member on conditions of anonymity.
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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

BCCI vs ICC tax issue: Exemptions unlikely as per Govt rule, global body cites ‘promised timeline’

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 08:33 PM IST
The ICC and BCCI have had a long standing feud on tax exemptions since the 2016 World T20 in India.An ICC spokesperson said that both parties are trying to reach an amicable solution.
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File image of Yuvraj Singh.(BCCI)
File image of Yuvraj Singh.(BCCI)

‘Stones were thrown at my house’: Yuvraj Singh recalls 2014 T20I World Cup final

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 09:39 AM IST
Yuvraj even thought his career was over after the 2014 World T20 final against Sri Lanka where he was targeted for his slow knock as India lost the summit clash, the former batsman revealed on Tuesday.
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Yuvraj Singh speaks during the Laureus Power Of Sport Digital Night at Meridien Beach Plazza.(Getty Images for Laureus)
Yuvraj Singh speaks during the Laureus Power Of Sport Digital Night at Meridien Beach Plazza.(Getty Images for Laureus)

‘Has he played cricket at the level’: Yuvraj Singh questions India batting coach’s ability to guide T20 players

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Rathour played six Tests and seven ODIs for India between 1996 and 1997. Yuvraj said a player should be dealt with on the basis of his personality.
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MS Dhoni interacts with former BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad.(PTI)
MS Dhoni interacts with former BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad.(PTI)

‘Made it very, very clear,’ Former chief selector MSK Prasad on MS Dhoni’s future

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Now, his participation in the World T20 is also in doubt as Dhoni hasn’t played competitive cricket for a long time now. So the rumours and speculation around his future continue to grow.
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ICC T20 World Cup.(ICC)
ICC T20 World Cup.(ICC)

T20 World Cup in October seems impractical: BCCI official

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official said that a number of factors would come into play and all that would be only after normalcy returns.
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India's Radha Yadav (2/L) celebrates with teammates after dismissing Sri Lanka batswoman Chamari Atapattu.(AFP)
India's Radha Yadav (2/L) celebrates with teammates after dismissing Sri Lanka batswoman Chamari Atapattu.(AFP)

India hope women’s team replicates 1983, 2007 feat

By Ayaz Memon
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 08:18 AM IST
In the 1983 World Cup, India beat West Indies in the first game as well as the final. In the 2007 World T20, India beat Pakistan in the first game and also in the final. Cricket was never the same again in India after these results. The sport awaits India’s women to achieve something similar.
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It was not the match Harmanpreet would have wished for(Getty Images)
It was not the match Harmanpreet would have wished for(Getty Images)

ICC Women’s world T20 - From Lord’s to Melbourne: Promise fizzles out under pressure, all over again

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 04:37 PM IST
This Indian team has age on their side, and this Indian team has pedigree. The ensured they forced people to talk about them, now they have to ensure they start winning titles!
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Sydney: Rain washed out India’s T20 World Cup semi-final against England(AP)
Sydney: Rain washed out India’s T20 World Cup semi-final against England(AP)

Women’s T20 World Cup: Ripples over lack of reserve day after semi-final washout

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 11:27 PM IST
The washout meant India entered their first World T20 final on the back of winning all four league games to top Group A.
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File image of Smriti Mandhana.(File)
File image of Smriti Mandhana.(File)

Women’s T20 World Cup: Smriti Mandhana doesn’t mind sharing limelight with Shafali Verma, says youngster takes pressure off her

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 01:49 PM IST
The 23-year-old Mandhana, who has been a key player for the Indian team in the last two-three years, said Verma is showing she is capable of filling her boots.
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File photo of Harmanpreet Kaur of India(Getty Images)
File photo of Harmanpreet Kaur of India(Getty Images)

World T20 in mind, India women face England in triangular series opener

By Press Trust of India | Canberra
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The India women’s team will play a T20I tri-series against England and hosts Australia starting from Friday
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Will India travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup?(Getty Images)
Will India travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup?(Getty Images)

PCB welcome to host Asia Cup, but India won’t play in Pakistan: BCCI

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The official said that the PCB can do just the same and host the event in a neutral venue. “A neutral venue is always an option. BCCI did it in 2018,” the official pointed.
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File image of AB de Villiers.(Getty Images)
File image of AB de Villiers.(Getty Images)

ICC T20 World Cup: ‘I would love to’ - AB de Villiers eyes return to international cricket

By Indo Asian News Service | Brisbane
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 05:10 PM IST
De Villiers hung up his Proteas shirt in May 2018. “So I’m thinking of throwing my name in the hat and hoping that everything will work out.
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File image of Shahid Afridi(IDI via Getty Images)
File image of Shahid Afridi(IDI via Getty Images)

Why you chose Afridi: Aakash Chopra defends decision to pick Shahid Afridi as best T20I all-rounder of decade

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 09:22 AM IST
In 99 T20Is, Afridi scored 1416 runs at an average of 17.92 and with a strike rate of 150. Also, he picked up 98 wickets at an average of 24.44 and with an economy rate of 6.63.
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India's team physio Nitin Patel applies spray on the hands of captain Virat Kohli (L).(AFP)
India's team physio Nitin Patel applies spray on the hands of captain Virat Kohli (L).(AFP)

India vs Sri Lanka: Injury scare for Virat Kohli ahead of Guwahati T20I

By PTI | Guwahati
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 08:25 AM IST
IND vs SL: The incident happened in the first half of India’s practice session. Team India physio Nitin Patel rushed to attend Kohli as he was seen applying the magic spray.
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File image of Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)
File image of Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)

3 prolific match-winners who retired from international cricket in 2019

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 11:40 AM IST
2019 was the year in which a number of high-profile cricketers announced their retirement. These players had a glittering career and were involved in several match-winning performances.
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India's MS Dhoni, right, and Hardik Pandya wave towards a gallery.(AP)
India's MS Dhoni, right, and Hardik Pandya wave towards a gallery.(AP)

Hardik Pandya parties with MS Dhoni ahead of New Year - See pic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 09:16 AM IST
Hardik Pandya, who is currently out of action due to lower back injury, was seen partying with former skipper MS Dhoni ahead of the New Year.
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Newly appointed South Africa coach Mark Boucher(Twitter)
Newly appointed South Africa coach Mark Boucher(Twitter)

Can consider asking De Villiers to reverse retirement: Mark Boucher

By Indo Asian News Service | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:11 PM IST
35-year-old De Villiers, a former captain in all formats for South Africa and rated among the greatest players the country has produced, retired from international cricket in March 2018.
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File image of MS Dhoni(Getty Images)
File image of MS Dhoni(Getty Images)

‘MS Dhoni will be there at World T20’: Dwayne Bravo

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 11:36 AM IST
Bravo, who plays under Dhoni in the IPL, has said that the wicket-keeper batsman never allows external factors to influence his game and hence, always remains in the present.
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Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)
Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)

Yuvraj Singh celebrates birthday, ICC leads way with special wish - Watch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 11:55 AM IST
“A true champion and an inspiration to many, here’s wishing @YUVSTRONG12 a very happy birthday,” the Board of Control for Cricket in India tweeted.
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West Indies' Kieron Pollard(AP)
West Indies' Kieron Pollard(AP)

India vs West Indies: We are a work in progress - Kieron Pollard

By Indo Asian News Service | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 09:01 AM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard conceded that the team is a work in progress and the three-match T20 series against India was a learning curve for them leading up to the World T20 in Australia next year.
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India's Lokesh Rahul(AP)
India's Lokesh Rahul(AP)

India vs West Indies: Happy we did well batting first in a T20 game - KL Rahul

By Indo Asian News Service | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 09:04 AM IST
The opener top-scored with a devastating 56-ball 91 and shared a 135-run opening stand with Rohit Sharma (71) as India cruised to a 67-run victory against the West Indies in the series deciding third T20I.
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Rohit Sharma during the first T20 match against West Indies, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.(PTI)
Rohit Sharma during the first T20 match against West Indies, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.(PTI)

No power hitting, India to focus on smart cricket

By Devarchit Varma | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:36 PM IST
On the eve of the series decider here on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium, Sharma acknowledged that the West Indies batsmen tend to pile up tremendous pressure on opposition bowlers with their attacking game.
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File image of India cricketer Hardik Pandya(Getty Images)
File image of India cricketer Hardik Pandya(Getty Images)

‘It is important that you don’t rush’ - Hardik Pandya reveals comeback date after back surgery

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 10:00 AM IST
As he undergoes rehabilitation after a successful back surgery, Hardik wants to stay mentally healthy and patient as he feels cricket is in his blood and won’t take him long to put on his A-game on the pitch.
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