Ravichandran Ashwin picks 250th wicket at home
Ravichandran Ashwin picks 250th wicket at home


 India’s spin spearhead R. Ashwin on Thursday became the third spinner after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh to pick 250 wickets on Indian soil. He achieved the feat during the second session of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium as he cleaned up skipper Mominul Haque for 37.A brilliant display from

Shane Watson appointed President of Australian Cricketers' Association Shane Watson appointed President of Australian Cricketers’ Association

Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has been appointed the President of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).The appointment was made at the ACA AGM which took place on Monday night.  Watson is part of an extended 10-person board which includes three new appointments: current Australian players Pat Cummins and Kristen Beams, and cricket commentator and former

Virat Kohli goes back in time on 31st birthday, tells himself to love Dad Virat Kohli goes back in time on 31st birthday, tells himself to love Dad

 Going back in time on his 31st birthday, Virat Kohli told his 15-year-old self to shower his late dad with lots of love, giving his warm hugs precedence over his refusal to buy the dreamy-eyed son a pair of shoes.And Kohli also tells the same West Delhi boy to savour those “parathas”, for he knows

Virat Kohli most searched player by cricket fans globally Virat Kohli most searched player by cricket fans globally

Virat Kohli is at the peak of his career and the India run-machine’s popularity is on the rise with every passing day. This is evident from the results of a recent study conducted on cricket which revealed Indian cricketers as the top three most researched players globally. A SEMrush, an online visibility management platform, case study

Rohit Sharma all set to surpass Dhoni in Delhi T20I Rohit Sharma all set to surpass Dhoni in Delhi T20I

Stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma is on the verge of achieveing another feat on Sunday when he leads the Men in Blue in the first contest of the three-match T20I rubber at the Arun Jaitley Stadium as the star opener will become the most-capped Indian T20I player after M.S. Dhoni.Rohit has played 98 T20Is since making

Hardik posts throwback picture with Dhoni and Ziva
Hardik posts throwback picture with Dhoni and Ziva

 India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who last month underwent a successful surgery to treat his lower back issue which ruled him out of cricket for an indefinite period, is probably missing his teammates and the quality time he spent with them. Th Mumbai cricketer on Saturday took to photo and video-sharing social networking website Instagram where

After Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor taking cricket lessons for 'Jersey'
After Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor taking cricket lessons for ‘Jersey’

 Actor Shahid Kapoor is preparing hard for the Hindi remake of Telegu film “Jersey”. He has started training to hone his cricketing skills for the role of a cricketer in the movie.Talking about the film, Shahid said: “It took me some time to decide what to do next after ‘Kabir Singh’. But the minute I

England to play two Tests in Sri Lanka in March 2020
England to play two Tests in Sri Lanka in March 2020

England will be playing a two-Test series in March next year, which will be part of the ICC World Championship. A total of 120 points would be at stake for both the sides.According to an ICC report, the first Test will begin from March 19 in Galle. The tour will then conclude with the second

Sourav Ganguly formally elected as the President of BCCI

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday was formally elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).”It’s official – Sourav Ganguly formally elected as the President of BCCI,” the BCCI tweeted.The appointment of Ganguly, who has donned many hats, including presiding over the administration of Cricket Association of Bengal

Players association to offer honourary membership to Gavaskar & Ganguly
Players association to offer honourary membership to Gavaskar & Ganguly

Despite the various tweaks done by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in the last couple of years, the sole motive of the Lodha Panel was to ensure that cricketers are the face of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the formation of the players association was one of its primary proposals.

Sachin Tendulkar expresses confidence in 'Dadi' Ganguly
Sachin Tendulkar expresses confidence in ‘Dadi’ Ganguly

Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has joined the list of cricketers congratulating Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be appointed as next BCCI chief.”Congrats on being elected the BCCI President, Dadi. I am sure you will continue to serve Indian cricket like you always have! Best wishes to the new team that will take charge,”

Sourav Ganguly set to be new BCCI President

 In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as consensus candidate to be BCCI’s new President after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal is younger brother of

Pakistani fan destroys Sarfaraz's hoarding post after loss against SL
Pakistani fan destroys Sarfaraz’s hoarding post after loss against SL

 Following Pakistan’s dismal performance in the T20I series against Sri Lanka which they lost 0-3, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is drawing flak from all quarters in the country.Both fans and former cricketers have expressed their wrath and anger, with some demanding Sarfaraz’s removal from captaincy after they were whitewashed by a second string Sri Lankan side,

Mayank Agarwal becomes 86th Indian to score Test ton
Mayank Agarwal becomes 86th Indian to score Test ton

Right-handed batsman Mayank Agarwal on Thursday scored his maiden Test century. Mayank brought up his first century on Day 2 of the opening Test of the three-match series against South Africa at the VCA-ADCA Stadium. The 28-year-old, who made his debut against Australia in Melbourne in December 2018, scored his maiden Test ton in his eighth

IPL 2020 auction to take place on December 19 in Kolkata
IPL 2020 auction to take place on December 19 in Kolkata

IPL 2020 auction : The auction for next year’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held on December 19 in Kolkata. It is for the first time that the BCCI has decided to conduct the auctions at a new venue, going away from the tradition of holding it in Bengaluru.According to a

Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away
Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away

Former Indian Test opener Madhav Apte has passed away. He was 86.Apte, who was about to turn 87 on October 5, breathed his last at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning.From 1952 to 53, he played seven Tests for India in which he scored 542 runs, including one century and three half-centuries

Rohit Sharma on verge of joining 400 sixes club
T20Is: Rohit Sharma needs only 8 runs to regain top spot

 India vice-captain will renew his battle with skipper Virat Kohli for the top spot in highest run getters’ in T20Is, when the third and final rubber gets underway against South Africa here on Sunday.Rohit is eight runs away from regaining his pole position in the list of most number of runs scored in international T20

This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes
This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes

September 19, 2007, a date which Indian cricket fans can never forget. It was on this very day back when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh set Kingsmead on fire hitting six sixes in an over bringing the world to its feet.In the first edition of the T20 World Cup in South Africa, India were in

Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards
Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

 Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom’s name has been suggested for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, country’s second highest civilian award. The Sports Ministry is also discussing eight other female athletes for the Padma Awards.Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award. The other seven athletes — ace wrestler Vinesh

Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up
Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind Akshay Wakhare to get a call-up for the India Test squad after his brilliant performance in the Duleep Trophy final.Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul to hand India Red the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the