Preparation for IPL


IPL Preparation:The Indian players will have to smartly manage their workload during the upcoming IPL since it will be their responsibility to stay fit and fresh for the ICC World Cup, says skipper Virat Kohli. The upcoming edition of the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin on March 23 and culminate days before the

BCCI bear tax burden

BCCI bear tax burden :The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the recent ICC quarterly meeting was told by the world body to get tax exemption for conducting future global events like the 2021 T20 World Cup and 2023 ODI World Cup. If BCCI fails to get the exemption, it will have

India vs Australia 1st T20I: Australia beat India by 3 wickets

India vs Australia 1st T20I: The First Twenty-20 International between Australia and India saw a nail-biting finish with the guests clinching the game and taking a 1-0 lead in the series. fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah‘s splendad spell of 3/16 seemed to put India in the Path of victory. However, an expensive final over from Umesh

Covering of Imran pictures in India regrettable: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it will take up with the BCCI the “regrettable” removal of pictures of its former players at a couple of venues in India, owing to the Pulwama terror attack, during an ICC meeting next month.In a statement issued late Sunday night, the PCB’s Managing Director Wasim Khan said the

Pulwama terror attack: Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honours Pulwama terror attack: Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honours

Star cricketer Virat Kohli has postponed the RP-SG Indian Sports Honours, which was to take place on Saturday, as a “mark of respect” to the CRPF personnel martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack.On Thursday, at least 40 CRPF paramilitary troopers were killed in a terror attack while several others are battling for their lives following

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Black Caps batting coach McMillan to quit after World Cup

Former international Craig McMillan announced on Monday he will step down as NZ batting coach after this year’s World Cup in England and Wales. McMillan said the conclusion of the showpiece tournament was the right time to move on after five years in the job, including helping New Zealand reach the final of the 2015

ICC T20 Rankings: Kuldeep Yadav jumps to second spot

 Talented wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav has moved up a notch to grab a career-best second position in the latest ICC T20 International rankings, where India maintained its second position behind Pakistan despite dropping two ranking points. Kuldeep scalped two for 26 in the final T20I against New Zealand, which his side lost by four runs

New Zealand beat India to clinch women's T20I series 3-0
New Zealand beat India to clinch women’s T20I series 3-0

An all-round show by Sophie Devine helped New Zealand defeat India by two runs to sweep the three match women’s Twenty20 International series here on Sunday. India required 16 runs off the final over and Mithali Raj needed to hit a four off the final ball but Leigh Kasperek held her nerve to concede just

Australia ropes in Ricky Ponting as assistant coach for World Cup

Australia ropes in Ricky Ponting as assistant coach for World Cup. Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the appointment of three-time World Cup winner Ricky Ponting as assistant coach as the Kangaroos prepare to defend their title in the upcoming ICC World Cup in England and Wales this year. Ponting’s appointment comes a day after

New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I
New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I

New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I. New Zealand defeated India by 23 runs in the first women’s Twenty20 International here on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 160 runs, the Indians were dismissed for 136 in 19.1 overs.The hosts have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match

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We need to attack Indian spinners: cricketer Suzie Bates

THE INDIAN WOMEN WON THEIR FIRST BILATERAL AWAY SERIES AGAINST THE ‘WHITE FERNS’ BY A 2-1 MARGIN New Zealand’s senior batswoman Suzie Bates Monday said figuring out a way to tackle spin twins Poonam Yadav and Ekta Bist was her biggest takeaway from an otherwise disappointing ODI series defeat to India. The Indian women won

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‘Indian team competitive on any surface in the world’

Sachin Tendulkar has no hesitation in terming India as favourites going into the World Cup but what makes him happier is the team’s ability to be competitive “in any part of the world and on any surface”. The Indian ODI team under Virat Kohli has won three bilateral away series against South Africa (5-1), Australia

India beat New Zealand in 5th ODI, win series 4-1

Ambati Rayudu, Vijay Shankar and all-rounder Hardik Pandya rose to the occasion to hand India a 35-run victory against New Zealand in the fifth and final One Day International match and clinch the limited overs series 4-1 here on Sunday.After losing four quick wickets for just 18 runs, Rayudu (90), Shankar (45) and Kedar Jadhav

New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI
New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI

New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI. New Zealand beat India by eight wickets in the fourth ODI to register a consolation win in the five-match series here on Thursday.Trent Boult shone with the ball for New Zealand with figures of 5 for 21 to bundle out India for 92 in 30.5

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I was not even 10 per cent of Gill when I was 19: Kohli

THAT’S THE CONFIDENCE THAT THEY CARRY AND IT IS GREAT FOR INDIAN CRICKET IF THE STANDARD KEEPS GOING UP PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Mount Maunganui India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said watching the young Shubman Gill bat at the nets made him realise that he was not even 10 percent as talented when he

Indian women up against Australia in ICC T20 WC opener
Indian women up against Australia in ICC T20 WC opener

Indian women up against Australia in ICC T20 WC opener. The Indian women’s cricket team will open its campaign at next year’s Twenty20 Word Cup against defending champion Australia on February 21 in Sydney.The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will take place in Australia from February 21 to March 8 next year and the sport’s

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International Cricket Council bans Sarfaraz for four-match

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches over his racist comments against South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo, ICC said Sunday. Sarfaraz accepted that he was in breach of the ICC’s Anti-Racism Code for Participants following an incident that occurred during the second ODI against South Africa in Durban on Tuesday. �e 31-year-old

2nd ODI: Kohli praises bowlers after victory
2nd ODI: Kohli praises bowlers after victory

2nd ODI: Kohli praises bowlers after victory. India captain Virat Kohli praised his bowlers after the win over New Zealand in the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Saturday. India posted 324/4 in their 50 overs before a strong bowling performance saw them dismiss the Kiwis for 234 runs in 40.2 overs. India have now

BCCI lift suspensions of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

PTI(New Delhi) The suspensions on Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul were on Thursday lifted by the Committee of Administrators (CoA), two weeks after they were sent home from the tour of Australia due to their sexist comments on a TV show. The 25-year-old Pandya is expected to take the earliest available flight

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI. The Indian women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the first One-Day International here Thursday. Brief Scores:  India Women: 193/1 in 33 overs (Smriti Mandhana 105, Jemimah Rodrigues 81 not out). New Zealand Women: 192 all out in 48.5 overs (Susie