Mumbai Indians to face CSK in IPL opener on March 29
Mumbai Indians to face CSK in IPL opener on March 29


 In a repeat of last edition’s final, defending champions Mumbai Indians and runners-up Chennai Super Kings will open the 13th IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on March 29.The franchise-based event will start 11 days after India’s home ODI series against South Africa ends on March 18 in Kolkata.The Indian Premier League will release the schedule

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1 India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win the third T20 International and also the three-match series by 2-1 margin.Batting first, India scored 240 for 3 riding on KL Rahul’s 56-ball-91, Rohit Sharma’s 71 off 34 balls and skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 70 off 29 balls.In reply, West Indies managed 173 for 8 in

Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a 'baby bowler' Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’

 Veteran Indian pacer Irfan Pathan has slammed Abdul Razzaq for calling India pacer Jasprit Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’ and has urged fans not to pay too much head on such ‘over the top statements’ and should instead just laugh.”After having faced world class bowlers in my time, I would have had no problem against a

Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni's record in T20Is against WI Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni’s record in T20Is against WI

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will have a chance to surpass M.S. Dhoni’s record of most dismissals in T20Is between India and West Indies when the two teams meet in the first match of the three-game series beginning Sunday.Pant currently has three dismissals from seven T20Is played between India and West Indies while Dhoni leads the

Taapsee Pannu to feature in Mithali Raj biopic Taapsee Pannu to feature in Mithali Raj biopic

Actress Taapsee Pannu will be bringing the story of ace Indian cricketer Mithali Raj biopic titled “Shabaash Mithu”, which will be directed by Rahul Dholakia.”It’s truly an honour to play the role of India’s most successful captain where women’s cricket is concerned. Even though I have already started feeling the pressure of stepping in her

Priyam Garg to lead India at ICC U19 World Cup next year
Priyam Garg to lead India at ICC U19 World Cup next year

Priyam Garg will be leading India in their title defence at next year’s ICC U19 World Cup to be held in South Africa from January 17 to February 9. On Monday, the All-India Junior Selection Committee announced the 15-member squad, with Dhruv Chand Jurel as vice captain.The 13th edition of the World Cup will be

Yuvraj Singh shares picture with wife on wedding anniversary
Yuvraj Singh shares picture with wife on wedding anniversary

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech are celebrating their third wedding anniversary and the former India cricketer took to social media to share an adorable picture of the duo.Yuvraj took to Instagram to share the picture with his wife and wrote: “Mubarak ho biwi! We made it to 3 years. feels like 30! Happy anniversary my

Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs
Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs

Australian cricketer Steve Smith has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest batsman in the world to score 7,000 Test runs.Smith achieved the feat on Day 2 of the second and final Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.The 30-year-old achieved the milestone in just 126 Test innings and

Yuzvendra Chahal calls Rohit 'youngster' when it comes to TV interviews
Yuzvendra Chahal calls Rohit ‘youngster’ when it comes to TV interviews

Rohit Sharma might be a senior player in the Indian team but when it comes to conducting interviews, he is still behind Yuzvendra Chahal as the wrist-spinner called him a “youngster” .”Good job by New anchor Rohitaa Sharamaaaa,” Chahal tweeted in response to the video shared by BCCI, before cheekily adding “keep it up youngster”Rohit

Virat Kohli 1st Indian batter to hit century in D/N Test
Virat Kohli 1st Indian batter to hit century in D/N Test

 India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday brought his 27th ton in the ongoing Day-Night Test against Bangladesh being played at the iconic Eden Gardens here.The 31-year-old, regarded as run-machine of Indian cricket, brought his century by nudging the ball on the leg-side in the 38th over of India’s first innings bowled by spinner Taijul Islam. The

Rohit Sharma’s one-handed catch gets fans in frenzy

Indian batting ace Rohit Sharma’s acrobatic skills to dismiss Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque for a duck on Friday sent his Twitter fans into a tizzy, who praised the cricketing ace.India and Bangladesh are playing their maiden pink ball day-night test match at Eden Gardens.There were 1951 tweets accompanied by pictures or video clippings of the

Fans lap up Sourav Ganguly’s tweet on pink Bengali sweets

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Friday posted a picture of ‘pink ball bon bon sandesh’, a Bengali sweet dish, which was lapped up by Twitterati who responded with 625 retweets and 11,000 likes.Posting the picture of the pink sweet dish, the former India Captain tweeted: “Sweets go pink in Kolkata.” Sweets go pink in kolkata

India win first Test against Bangladesh by an innings 130 runs
India win first Test against Bangladesh by an innings 130 runs

 India bowled out Bangladesh for 213 to record an innings and 130-run victory in the first Test, here on Saturday. India declared their first innings at 493 for 6 after bowling out Bangladesh for 150 in the visitor’s first essay.In their second innings, Bangladesh were bundled out for 213.India lead the two-match series 1-0. Brief

Indian cricket team declare 1st innings at overnight 493/6
Indian cricket team declare 1st innings at overnight 493/6

 India declared their first innings at overnight score of 493 for 6 in reply to Bangladesh‘s 150 in the opening Test here on Saturday. Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav remained unbeaten on 60 and 25 respectively.India lead by 343 runs.Brief Score: Bangladesh 1st innings: 150 all out in 58.3 overs.India 1st innings: 493 for 6

India win first Test against Bangladesh by an innings 130 runs
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