WC: Wives, families of Pak players not to travel with team


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to ensure its players stay focused during the upcoming World Cu and has banned wives and families of the cricketers from accompanying them during the course of the showpiece event beginning May 30 in England and Wales. This policy is not in line with the standard operating procedure. Earlier,

Everyone in team wants to impress Ponting: Finch Everyone in team wants to impress Ponting: Finch

Australia captain Aaron Finch has admitted that the mere presence of Ricky Ponting in the dressing room and on the training track immediately lifts the morale of every member of the group as they look to defend their World Champions title in the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30 in England. Ponting a dual World

INDIA: A test of Kohli's tactical acumen INDIA: A test of Kohli’s tactical acumen

His manic consistency has already put him among the pantheon of greats but the World Cup in England will be Virat Kohli‘s hour of reckoning in his bid to create a lasting legacy as India’s captain.The first Indian captain to win a Test series on Australian soil, Kohli will be leading a team which has

Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma praised veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga who bowled a spectacular final over in the summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.Chennai Super Kings (CSK), chasing 150, needed nine runs of the 20th over. However, Malinga used his experience to his advantage and bowled a brilliant over to

CSK vs MI IPL final: A look at stats and numbers CSK vs MI IPL final: A look at stats and numbers

There couldn’t be a better end to the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as two of the best teams in the tournament’s history –Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians — square-off in what promises to be an another thrilling clash on Sunday and it will be interesting to see which team goes

Ex-SL cricketers Zoysa, Gunawardene charged by ICC
Ex-SL cricketers Zoysa, Gunawardene charged by ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Friday charged former Sri Lankan cricketers Nuwan Zoysa, for breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League (the ‘Code), and Avishka Gunawardene on two counts.The charges relate to the T10 Cricket League played in the

Kohli speaks of humility, Harbhajan points at moolah
Kohli speaks of humility, Harbhajan points at moolah

Virat Kohli is one of the most popular cricketers in the world at the moment. Having already established himself as one of the best batsmen of the era, the India skipper continues to win praises from his fans, both from the cricket fraternity and otherwise. What makes him more special is the fact that he

Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss
Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss

After facing a crushing six-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper M.S. Dhoni criticised his batsmen, saying they should have batted sensibly in Qualifier 1 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition.On a slow Chinnaswamy pitch which turned, CSK managed only 131 for 4 in their stipulated quota of 20 overs

Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur
Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur

Supernovas’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur was left disappointed after her team lost the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenger against Trailblazers by a whisker.In a thrilling encounter that went down to the wire, needing 19 runs off the final over, Harmanpreet slammed Jhulan Goswami for four fours in five balls to take the side within

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik
Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets to keep their chances alive of making it to the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Chasing 184, KKR rode on the unbeaten half century from Shubhman Gill as they easily crossed the line with 12 balls to spare at

Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma
Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma believes it was his spinners who changed the game which the hosts won in the Super Over against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here on Thursday. In a nail-biting contest, MI, the three-time champions held their nerves and defeated Hyderabad to confirm

India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings
India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

 India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent.India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from eight

I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner
I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner

Australian pacer James Faulkner, who spread widespread speculation that he is in a same-sex relationship with a social media post, has clarified that he is not gay.On Monday night, Faulkner had shared a post on Instagram saying he was having “dinner with the boyfriend” and adding a hashtag of “together for five years” alongside a

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for breach of conduct

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees for breach of code of conduct during a match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here.Rohit, after being adjudged LBW during the second innings on Sunday when his side was chasing

Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support
Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support

 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals has thanked fans for their unflinching support throughout the home games they played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in this edition of the tournament.Royals signed off their home leg on a winning note as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets on Saturday night.In a

Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam recommended for Arjuna Award
Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam recommended for Arjuna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna Award. The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the Capital to discuss the matter in the presence of GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim. Karim had proposed

Steyn ruled out of IPL 2019 due to shoulder injury
Steyn ruled out of IPL 2019 due to shoulder injury

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) received a major setback on Thursday as their pace spearhead Dale Steyn was ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season due to a shoulder injury. Steyn had replaced an injured Nathan Coulter-Nile in the squad. The South African pacer featured in only two matches for his

Twitter flooded with wishes as Tendulkar turns 46
Twitter flooded with wishes as Tendulkar turns 46

 Termed by many as the ‘God of Cricket’, Sachin Tendulkar turned 46 on Wednesday as fans and people from different sports fields wished him on the occasion. Social media, specially Twitter, is overflowing with wishes for the Master Blaster with hashtags like — ‘Happy Birthday Sachin’ and ‘God of Cricket’. With 15,921 Test runs, Tendulkar,