We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi
We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi

We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi JOHANNESBURG: The impressive performance in the ongoing South Africa tour has helped improve Indian batsmen’s reputation of not being good players of short pitched balls, pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has asserted. Kumar said South Africa’s ploy to unsettle Indian batsmen with short-pitched balls back-fired

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA JOHANNESBURG: India’s middleorder collapsed after a fiery start as South Africa won the third Twenty20 International by five wickets to keep the five-match series alive, here today. Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20 series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in

Dhawan's 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I Dhawan’s 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I

Dhawan’s 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I JOHANNESBURG: Opening batsman once again unleashed mayhem in South Africa, with his 72 powering India to 203 for five wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T201) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.The Delhi left-hander, who hit 323 runs in the six OneDay Internationals (ODIs), blasted

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201 India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201 JOHANNESBURG: Following a historic One-Day International (ODI) series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket’s shortest format when they face South Africa in the first Twenty20 International (T201) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. With a short interval for

India defeat South Africa by eight wickets India defeat South Africa by eight wickets

CENTURION: India on Friday defeated South Africa by eight wickets with Captain Virat Kohli leading from the front with his stroke-filled unbeaten century. Earlier, KhayaZondo struck his maiden ODI fifty to steer South Africa to 204 even as the other batsmen failed to find an answer to the disciplined Indian bowling in the sixth and final

IPL 2018
IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians to face CSK in opener

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on two-time winners Chennai Super Kings in the opening game of the 11 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on April 7. The 11th edition of the world’s most popular and competitive T20 tournament will be played at nine venues across 51 days. Fans in Chennai and Jaipur will

Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller
Gill hits ton as Punjab beats Karnataka in thriller

Punjab beats Karnataka: A superb ton by Test batsman K L Rahul (107) went in vain as Karnataka went down by four runs to Punjab today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group ‘A’ league here. Earlier, Punjab,riding on under-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill’s brilliant unbeaten knock of 123 made 269 for 3 in 42 overs

4th ODI
4th ODI: South Africa beat India by 5 wickets

4th ODI: South Africa today won the fourth One Day International (ODI) of the six-match series beating India by 5 wickets at the Wanderershere, where the latter is leading the series by 3-1. A stupendous partnership of 72 off 42 between David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen, made South Africa bag the victory.Contribution of Ab de Villiers and Andile Phehlukwayo with respective scores of 26 and 23 hugely

Johannesburg ODI
J’burg ODI: Dhawan hits 13th ton, takes India to 200 as bad weather stops play

Johannesburg ODI: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s fireworks continued as he struck his 13th One Day International (ODI) century to help India reach 200 in the fourth of the six-match series against South Africa, before the game was halted due to bad weather at the Wanderers here on Saturday.Opting to bat first, India lost opener Rohit Sharma on just

Malinga unsure
Malinga unsure about his cricket-future

Malinga unsure about his cricket-future. Veteran Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga is contemplating his career after the pacer failed to make his spot in the team for the upcoming T20Is against Bangladesh. “I’m not sure to what extent I’ll be able to carry on playing in the future,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Malinga as saying. “Right now I am thinking of playing

Virat has transformed Chahal into a brave bowler: Vettori

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori feels India skipper Virat Kohli has instilled a lot of courage in wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, calling it the primary reason for his phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket. Vettori is currently the coach of IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, which Kohli captains. Chahal is currently the leading wicket-taker in

3rd ODI
3rd ODI: India beat South Africa by 124 runs

3rd ODI India beat South Africa: India defeated South Africa by 124 runs in the third ODI taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match series here on Wednesday. Wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav bagged four wickets each. Virat Kohli reaffirmed his status as an ODI great with an unbeaten 160 off 159 balls on a challenging surface, propelling India to 303 for six. Shikhar Dhawan too stood

Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India's blind cricket body
Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India’s blind cricket body

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has called on the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) and bring its players under the Board’s pension scheme. Tendulkar wrote to the Committee of Administrator’s (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, requesting him to consider recognition for CABI, weeks after the team won the Blind World

Players handled pressure well in WC final: Dravid

India U-19 cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid lauded the players for handling pressure well in the final match of the World Cupagainst Australia, which India won by eight wickets. “I am really happy because of these 15 boys winning the World Cup,” Dravid said while addressing a press conference in Mumbai on Monday. “The way they have (Indian team) played and executed in pressure, these

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI
India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

CENTURION:India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday. Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav to bundle out South Africa for a merel 18 runs.

U-19 WC
U-19 WC: Hope boys have many more memories like this: Dravid

U-19 WC: An elated India U-19 head coach Rahul Dravid hopes that his World Cup winning wards will have many such lasting memories in the future, adding that the support staff had helped him make the title triumph possible. “I am really proud of the boys and the effort they put in.“Proud of the effort they

BCCI reward of Rs 50 lakh for Dravid, Rs 30 lakh to players

New Delhi, Feb 3, The BCCI today announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the U-19 chief coach Rahul Dravid while the victorious squad members will receive Rs 30 lakh each. The other members of the support staff including fielding coach Abhya Sharma and bowling coach Paras Mhambrey will be richer by Rs

U19 World Cup Final: India wins by 8 wickets

U19 World Cup Final. India wins the match by defeating Australian team . Australia won the toss and got all out at 47.2 scoring 216 runs giving India a chase of 217.None of the Australia batsmen could cross 100 runs. India’s opening batsmen Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra got off to a strong start. Manjot

U-19 WC Final
U-19 WC Final: Indian blowers strike to reduce Aussies to 216

U-19 WC Final: Indian blowers put in an impressive performance to restrict Australia on 216, making it an achievable target for their side, in the Under-19 World Cup final being played in Mount Maunganui here on Saturday. It was All-rounder Jonathan Merlo who emerged as the highest scorer for Australia with his magnificent 76-run innings after the Indian blowers ripped through their top-order.Indian Right-arm pacer Ishan

Harbhajan to lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare
Harbhajan to lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare

Harbhajan lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare: Seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh will lead Punjab, whereas, Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, will lead Jharkhand in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting on Monday.Kishan is stepping in for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is on national duty in South Africa.Veteran Yuvraj Singh will serve as Harbhajan’s deputy. The selectors under Yashpal