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This day that year: Sehwag hits two 300s four years apart

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS): Virender Sehwag is one of only our players to have managed to score a triple hundred more than once in their Test career. He was also the first Indian batsman to do so and the feat remained untouched till Karun Nair scored...

29 Mar 2020

Kohli is not a guy to mess around with — Shastri

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS): Head coach Ravi Shastri believes Virat Kohli is the “boss” of the Indian team who leads from the front in each and every aspect of the game. “The captain is the boss, I always believe that,” Shastri...

28 Mar 2020

Opening the batting with Tendulkar was like a dream — Finch

Sydney, March 27 (IANS): Australia’s imited-overs captain Aaron Finch has named Harbhajan Singh as his favourite Indian bowler. Finch was asked a wide range of questions during a Twitter chat as he stayed indoors like all others to fight agains...

27 Mar 2020

IPL can wait, country needs to get over crisis first: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai, March 26 (IANS): With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc and the country observing a 21-day lockdown, senior India opener Rohit Sharma feels the Indian Premier League (IPL) can wait for the time being. In an Instagram chat with teammate...

27 Mar 2020

IPL cancellation on cards after three-week lockdown and Olympic postponement

New Delhi, March 25 (PTI): The cancellation of this year’s IPL looks inevitable with the BCCI under tremendous pressure after the declaration of a 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. When the BCCI postponed the I...

25 Mar 2020

Rishabh Pant could do with a mind coach — Brad Hogg

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS): Former Australian bowler Brad Hogg feels that Rishabh Pant has an enormous amount of talent and he can overcome his troubles with a mental trainer. Pant’s poor run of form has led to him losing his place in the limit...

25 Mar 2020

Warner uses tennis ball to hone his catching skills

Melbourne, March 24 (IANS): Australian opener David Warner, who is in isolation with his family amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, is utilizing his time to improve his cricketing skills. The left-handed opener recently posted a video on his Insta...

24 Mar 2020

‘Can pull off IPL even if first game is played by 1st week of May’

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS): The coronavirus pandemic has seen the country come to an almost standstill and the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is also hanging in balance as public health is the priority. But in what comes ...

23 Mar 2020

Rahul right fit for No.5 spot at the moment — Manjrekar

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS): Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar feels KL Rahul is the right choice for the No. 5 spot at the moment in One Day Internationals (ODI’s). “For the moment he is the right fit. But we must keep looking for a (...

23 Mar 2020

Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world — Chanderpaul

Mumbai, March 22 (IANS): Former West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has said India captain Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world at the moment and also his favourite. Chanderpaul was in India a few days back for the Road Safety World Se...

22 Mar 2020

Don’t think Dhoni will find place in T20 WC squad — Gavaskar

Mumbai, March 21 (IANS): Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels it would be very difficult for M.S. Dhoni to find a place in the India squad for the T20 World Cup slated to be played in October-November in Australia. “I would definitely like...

21 Mar 2020

No professional cricket in England before May 28

London, March 21 (IANS): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that no professional cricket will take place in England and Wales till May 28 in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The ECB said that it has begun modelling a...

21 Mar 2020

Fate of Indian Premier League can be decided after April 15, says Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): The Sports Ministry has made it clear that the fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League can be decided only after the government comes out with a fresh advisory after April 15, keeping in mind the situation wi...

19 Mar 2020

Cheteshwar Pujara on his strike-rate debate: Captain and coach understand importance of my playing style

New Delhi, March 19 (PTI): Cheteshwar Pujara finds the constant fuss over his strike rate a tad unfair and wants to clarify once and for all that he has got full backing of the team management which understands the “importance” of his sty...

19 Mar 2020

All Covid-19 tests during PSL have come negative —Pakistan Cricket Board

Karachi, March 19 (PTI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday claimed that all the 128 Covid-19 tests it conducted on the players, support staff, match officials, broadcasters and team owners involved in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) have c...

19 Mar 2020

Physical demand on leading players massive these days — de Villiers

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS): Even as the world is engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, a burning question in every cricket fanatic’s mind is whether AB de Villiers will indeed come out of retirement and represent the country in the World T20 th...

18 Mar 2020

Archer gets racially abused on social media, calls for action

London, March 17 (IANS): England pacer Jofra Archer has hit out at the racial abuse he received on social media and has called on authorities to properly deal with the issue. Archer, on Monday, posted an image of the message he received on Instagram ...

17 Mar 2020

Rohit only player capable of notching 200 in T20s, says Hogg

Sydney, March 16 (PTI): Indian swashbuckler Rohit Sharma is the only cricketer capable of recording a double hundred in the T20 format, says former Australia spinner Brad Hogg. “Rohit Sharma at presently is the only player I think capable of it...

16 Mar 2020

DBHSS wins U-16 Inter-School Cricket Tournament

Dimapur, March 14 (EMN): Don Bosco Higher Secondary School (DBHSS) emerged the champions of the U-16 Inter-School Cricket Tournament organised by Wokha District Cricket Association (WDCA) at Wokha local ground on Friday, March 13. WDCA in an update s...

14 Mar 2020

Late Khurshid Hussain Memorial U-18 Cricket Tournament underway

RJHSS and CHSS win on first day Dimapur, March 14 (EMN): The Lt. Khurshid Hussain Memorial U-18 Cricket Tournament organised by the Dimapur District Cricket Association (DDCA) under the aegis of Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) got underway at the ...

14 Mar 2020

Covid-19: India-SA ODI series called off

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS): The three-match ODI series between India and South Africa has been called off in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A day after it was revealed that the remaining matches in the series will be played in empty stadiums, ...

13 Mar 2020

Saurashtra win maiden Ranji title, beat Bengal on 1st inn lead

Rajkot, March 13 (IANS): Saurashtra won their maiden Ranji Trophy title on Friday on the back of their first innings lead against Bengal in the final played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. It is their first-ever win in the history of I...

13 Mar 2020

First U-15 Cricket Open Tournament underway

Dimapur, March 13 (EMN): The first U-15 (boys) Cricket Open Tournament organised by the Kohima District Cricket Association (KDCA) in collaboration with Kohima District Veterans Cricket Club got underway at the Jakhama local ground on Friday, March 1...

13 Mar 2020

Rain washes out first India-South Africa ODI in Dharamsala

Dharamsala, March 12 (PTI): The first ODI between India and South Africa was on Thursday abandoned without a ball being bowled due to incessant rain here. It was the second match in less than six months to be abandoned at the picturesque Himachal Pra...

12 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy final: Bengal resist but Saurashtra hold edge

Rajkot (Gujarat), March 11 (IANS): Bengal ended Day 3 of their Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra on 134/4, trailing their opponents by 291 runs. Saurashtra, who resumed the third day’s play on the overnight score of 384/8, lost an early wic...

11 Mar 2020