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I was better off not bowling to Virat Kohli, says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar praises Virat Kohli. Admitting that he was fortunate to not face the Pakistani speedster at his peak, Indian captain Virat Kohli has hailed Shoaib Akhtar’s propensity to intimidate opposition batsmen with unbridled pace. In his official Twitter account, the former fast bowler responded to the star batsman’s lavish praise by declaring that he

On mission to ‘save Punjab’,Navjot Sidhu batting on front foot 

  Amritsar East (Amritsar): The election to this Assembly seat remains the most keenly watched ever since three-time former BJP MP from Amritsar seat Navjot Singh Sidhu jumped into the fray as a Congress candidate, claiming that his mission is to “save Punjab” and oust the ruling Badals who “looted” the state. 53-year-old Sidhu’s entry

Wicket still good for batting: Buttler

Mumbai: The dry Wankhede Stadium pitch onwhich Indian spinners claimed all the 10 wickets in England first innings in the fourth cricket Test here, was still good enough to bat on after two days of play, said visiting team batsman Joss Buttler on Friday. “It’s still a good wicket for batting. The majority (of balls)

Teams batting second win their matches

Three matches of Connect Union Territory Cricket Association Cup were played on Sunday. Chandigarh Police, Videocon Connect and Goyal Bhateja batting second easily chased the score to register convincing victories. In the first match Reliance Jio was in front of Chandigarh Police. Chandigarh Police win the toss and elected to field first to exploit the

It’s not an easy wicket to play shots on: Ashwin

Gros Isle:  Indian off-spinner RavichandranAshwin has said that his side will be looking to continue the fightback in the remainder of the third Test after recovering from a precarious 130 for five and finishing the first innings at 353. The West Indies finished day two at 107 for one. “When we got together we were

Challenging to face India’s strong batting, spin: Brathwaite

Barbados: West Indies all-rounder CarlosBrathwaite says India have a formidable batting line-up and the contest will be equally tough against the Indian spinners when the four-Test series begins at Antigua on July 21. “Their batting line-up is undoubtedly one of the stronger batting line-ups in the world, home and away, and unfortunately or fortunately for

Six Machine: Gayle’s autobiography as explosive as his batting

Book: Six Machine; Author: Chris Gayle; Pulisher: Penguin Viking; Price: Rs 599; Pages: 275 “I’m weird, I’m a weirdo. You think you know me? You don’t know me.” Chris Gayle begins his autobiography ‘Six Machine’ in typically in-your-face style, just like his explosive batting. The swashbuckling West Indies opener gives a comprehensive account of his