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Peerless Cummins puts Australia in driver’s seat in Boxing Day Test

Melbourne, Dec. 28 (IANS): A brilliant five-wicket haul from pacer Pat Cummins helped Australia take control of the ongoing second Test against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday. On Day Three, Australia first bundled out t...

28 Dec 2019

Kohli soars, Shardul roars as India clinch ODI series

Cuttack, Dec. 22 (PTI): Virat Kohli anchored a tricky chase before Shardul Thakur played the most defining cameo of his short career to power India to a series-winning four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third ODI here on Sunday. India...

22 Dec 2019

Abid Ali hits Test tons in a row

Karachi, Dec 21 (IANS): Pakistan opener Abid Ali achieved a milestone on Saturday as he joined the elite club of batsmen who have slammed tons in consecutive matches in their first two Tests. Abid hit his century on the third day of the second match ...

21 Dec 2019

Sunday’s game doesn’t influence the path we have chosen—Simmons

Cuttack, Dec. 21 (PTI): West Indies head coach Phil Simmons feels his team’s “best show” may not be enough to beat India in the series-decider here on Sunday but the outcome of the game won’t “influence” the direction the Caribbean outfit...

21 Dec 2019

Rohit, Rahul score hundreds; Kuldeep takes hat-trick in India’s big win

Visakhapatnam, Dec. 18 (PTI): Rohit Sharma captivated with his languid brilliance in company of an equally graceful KL Rahul before Kuldeep Yadav topped it up with a hat-trick in India’s series-levelling 107-run victory against the West Indies ...

18 Dec 2019

Ranji Trophy: Lemtur’s seven-fer leaves Manipur in a spin

Dimapur, Dec. 17 (EMN): Left-arm spinner Imliwati Lemtur produced yet another fine display of spin bowling to put Nagaland in command on the first day of a Ranji Trophy (Plate Group) match against Manipur at the Videocon Academy Ground in Kolkata. Fo...

17 Dec 2019

India fret on bowling combination on batting belter; West Indies aim to lock series

Visakhapatnam, Dec. 17 (PTI): India will have to get their bowling combination right after failing to stop the West Indies from executing a perfect chase in Chennai when they take on the buoyant visitors in the second ODI here on Wednesday, aiming to...

17 Dec 2019

Preview: India aim to continue T20I dominance over WI

Hyderabad, Dec. 5 (IANS): India would be looking to put the rare blemishes in T20Is behind them when they take on the West Indies in the three-match series beginning Friday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. India had whitewashed Windies in a...

06 Dec 2019

ICC mourns Willis’ death; calls him one of cricket’s biggest heroes

Dubai, Dec. 5 (PTI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday condoled the death of former England captain Bob Willis, calling him one of the biggest heroes of the sport. Willis died aged 70 after battling prolonged illness in England. In ...

06 Dec 2019

Rohit one hit away from becoming first Indian to reach 400 sixes

New Delhi, Dec. 4 (IANS): Rohit Sharma is just one six away from becoming the first Indian to reach 400 sixes in international cricket. He will also become just the third player overall to cross the milestone after former Pakistan and West Indies cap...

04 Dec 2019

I will get another chance to surpass Lara’s 400 — Warner

Adelaide, Dec. 4 (PTI): Explosive Australian opener David Warner believes that he will get another chance to have a crack at Brian Lara’s world record individual Test score of 400 after missing out against Pakistan here. Warner was left strande...

04 Dec 2019

Kohli displaces Smith to become No.1 Test batsman

Dubai, Dec. 4 (IANS): India skipper Virat Kohli is back at the top of the batsmen’s list in the ICC Rankings for Test batsmen as Australia’s Steve Smith slipped behind him in the latest update released on Wednesday. Kohli, who had struck ...

04 Dec 2019

New Zealand win series after rain forces draw in Hamilton

Hamilton, Dec. 3 (IANS): England’s chances of leveling the two-match series against New Zealand spilt through their hands as rain forced Hamilton Test end in an early draw at the Seddon Park here on Tuesday. Starting the fifth and final day tra...

03 Dec 2019

Australia thrash Pakistan by an innings and 48 runs, clinch series 2-0

Adelaide, Dec. 2 (IANS): Veteran off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up a five-wicket haul as Australia defeated Pakistan by an innings and 48 runs in the second and final Test of the two-match series at the Adelaide Oval on Monday. With the win, the Auss...

02 Dec 2019

Root’s epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over New Zealand

Hamilton (New Zealand), Dec. 2 (PTI/AFP): Joe Root’s masterful 226 to highlight a return to form gave England a much-needed boost in the second Test against New Zealand on Monday as they ended day four believing they can square the series. It t...

02 Dec 2019

Priyam Garg to lead India at U19 World Cup next year

New Delhi, Dec. 2 (IANS): Priyam Garg will be leading India in their title defence at next year’s ICC U19 World Cup to be held in South Africa from January 17 to February 9. On Monday, the All-India Junior Selection Committee announced the 15-m...

02 Dec 2019

England trail by 106 runs against New Zealand on day-3

Hamilton (New Zealand), Dec. 1 (IANS): England were 269/5 at the end of day-three of the fourth and final Hamilton Test against hosts New Zealand, still trailing by 106 runs here on Sunday. Joe Root (114 not out) and Ollie Pope (4 not out) were at th...

01 Dec 2019

D/N Test: Pakistan on verge of series defeat against Australia

Adelaide, Dec. 1 (IANS): Pakistan would hope for a miracle if they want to avoid a series whitewash against Australia as the Green Brigade were trailing by 248 runs with seven wickets in hand in their second innings before rain fored an early draw of...

01 Dec 2019

D/N Test: Pakistan left reeling after Warner shatters records

Adelaide, Nov. 30 (IANS): Australia left Pakistan reeling at 96/6 as Mitchell Starc picked four wickets on a day when opener David Warner sent the records tumbling with a stunning triple ton at the Adelaide Oval. Australia declared on 589/3 and Pakis...

30 Nov 2019

Cooch Behar Trophy: Goa beat Nagaland by an innings and 230 runs

Dimapur, Nov. 30 (EMN): Goa beat Nagaland by an innings and 230 runs on the second day of the Cooch Behar Trophy test match at the Nagaland cricket stadium in Sovima on Saturday, November 30. This was stated in an update from the Nagaland Cricket Ass...

30 Nov 2019

NZ sit comfortably against England in Hamilton Test

Hamilton, Nov. 30 (IANS): A century by Tom Latham followed by a decent spell of fast bowling by Tim Southee and Matt Henry have put New Zealand in a strong position in the ongoing second and final Test against England being played at the Seddon Park....

30 Nov 2019

D/N Test: Warner, Labuschagne pile agony on Pak bowlers

Adelaide, Nov 29 (IANS): Australia opener David Warner continued from where he left in the opening Test as he hit an unbeaten 166 as the hosts raced to 302/1 at stumps on the opening day of the Day-Night Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Gi...

29 Nov 2019

Cooch Behar Trophy: Goa in commanding position against Nagaland after day-one

Dimapur, Nov. 29 (EMN): Goa was in a commanding position on day-one, scoring 349 runs in their first innings for loss of six wickets in 86 overs at the ongoing Cooch Behar Trophy match against Nagaland at the Nagaland cricket stadium in Sovima on Fri...

29 Nov 2019

Cornwall leads West Indies to comprehensive nine-wicket win over Afghanistan

Lucknow, Nov. 29 (PTI): Burly off-spinner Rakheem Cornwall returned a career-best 10-wicket match haul to script West Indies’ comprehensive nine-wicket win over Afghanistan inside three days in the one-off Test, here on Friday. The Caribbeans s...

29 Nov 2019

Latham ton puts New Zealand in solid position against England

Hamilton (New Zealand), Nov. 29 (PTI/AFP): Tom Latham’s unbeaten hundred and his century stand with Ross Taylor laid a solid foundation for New Zealand before rain brought an early end to day one of the second Test against England in Hamilton o...

29 Nov 2019