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The references came on a day when India were taking on New Zealand in the fourth match of a five-game ODI series. Modi was the first to speak in the joint press briefing that followed the exchange of agreements between the two nations.
India captain Virat Kohli was on Tuesday presented with the ICC Test Championship mace for leading his team to the top of the Test Team Rankings.
Virat Kohli is known to wear his emotions on the sleeves. As a captain he likes to lead from the front and loves to get in to thick of actions.
"Look, as far as MS Dhoni is concerned, I am just that small first-aid kit that will travel with the team. If he (Dhoni) gets injured then I will be the band-aid for a day," Dinesh Karthik said in a lighter vein.
"We certainly get more excited than nervous looking at lively pitches. We understand that we have a bowling attack that can bowl out the opposition now. I hope no more grass is taken off it. We as a team are pretty happy with that," said a confident Kohli. India took a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. India will bank on the five pace bowlers to score.
Deepika Kumari, a four-time World Cup final silver medallist (2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015), automatically qualified for the Archery World Cup Final in Samsun, Turkey, which will be her seventh appearance at the season-ending event.
Sourav Ganguly survived a scare at his very own Eden Gardens when the club house lift of more than 29 years old malfunctioned and the former India captain had to be pulled out using a stool.
The BCCI, meanwhile, has invited applications for the entire roster of support staff, with the tenures of Shastri, Bangar, Arun and Sridhar about to end
India coach says if there was enough time, they could have tried Mayank Agarwal as an opener with KL Rahul dropping back to the middle order
Shreyas Iyer's enterprising 77 anchored India A's 190 before Khaleel Ahmed's three-for helped seal a 65-run win
The former India captain said there had been a lot of "baffling" decisions by the team management, including how Rayudu and Rahane had been handled.
India captain defends middle-order after spirited comeback, but there's no way back following aggressive New Zealand attack
The India captain said the 'skill level' of New Zealand's bowlers 'made life very difficult for the batsmen'
KARACHI – Pakistan on Saturday awarded former captains Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik central contracts, which saw players given a 25-percent hike in their monthly salaries. Afridi’s contract was suspended after he fell out with the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt, who replaced him as one-day captain in May last year. After […]
Sydney, Australian Cricketers Association chief Paul Marsh has said that players should take a lesson from the recent controversy engulfing IPL player Luke Pomersbach, who was accused of molestation and assault by a woman. After a late-night drinking session in Delhi, Pomersbach was in the headlines after a woman accused him of grabbing her and […]
Karachi, The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally increased the players” salaries across all three categories as it prepares to announce the much-delayed central contracts for the year 2012. All three categories will get an increment of 25%, with the match-fees for all three formats making a 10% jump, reports The Express Tribune. Category ”A” […]
Karachi, The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA), headed by ex-Australian cricketer Tim May, has been taking a keen interest in approaching the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and BPL organizers to get overdue payments to players released. The first edition of BPL, which ended on February 29th of this year, was greeted with fanfare and […]
London, The major difference between the West Indies team playing the Test match at Trent Bridge in 1976 and the team playing currently against England is that the this team doesn’t have any great player like Viv Richards in it, according to sports journalist Henry Blofeld. Blofeld believes the current Windies Test team desperately needs […]
London, The lucrative Indian Premier League is a Catch-22 situation for West Indies cricket, and is spoiling Test cricket in the Caribbean Islands, according to sports journalist Henry Blofeld. Blofeld believes with the Windies’ best three players playing in the IPL, no one can blame Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine and Dwayne Bravo for choosing the […]
Karachi, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and IPL chief Rajiv Shukla has said the invitation sent to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf to watch the IPL final in India is an attempt to remove the widespread ”misconception” that India is against Pakistan. The BCCI, which approved Pakistan”s entry in […]
Sydney, Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke, who kept his wedding a secret even from his parents, has said he will never feel comfortable with the scrutiny of his private life. Clarke wed Kyly Boldy last week, inviting family and close friends to join them on a holiday at a luxury resort in the NSW Blue […]
Meet Amir Hussain Lone, who not only plays the game but is captain of the Jammu and Kashmir Para-cricket team.
The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit on Monday said tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's video in which he admitted his guilt and also described the after-effect of his wrongdoing is being used to educate cri
'Where betting is legalised it is heavily regulated and they work in close conjunction with us, so it does assist us'
The ever-improving Indian women cricketers could get a chance to become household names, just like tennis star Sania Mirza and shuttle queen Saina Nehwal, by televising their matches, feels national team captain Mithali Raj.
PCB stops women's team from travelling to India for WT20 The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stopped its national women's team from going to India until it gets written security assurances and guarantees for the World T20 in Indi
Swashbuckling former India opener Virender Sehwag has picked India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies as the teams which will make the semifinals of the World T20 starting in India on March 8.
West Indies have dropped batsman Lendl Simmons from their Twenty20 World Cup squad owing to a back injury, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday.
World-beaters and history-makers, England's champion players also showed their human side during a thrilling World Cup journey.
Cricket chiefs should consider allowing teams to share the World Cup if a final is tied again, says New Zealand coach Gary Stead.
Former captain Andrew Strauss says he felt "someone was looking down" on him and the England team during the World Cup final on Sunday.
Unlike the riotous 2005 Ashes celebrations, England's World Cup parade at The Oval was a much more family-friendly affair.
A smile, a handshake and some calm words - Kane Williamson's dignified response to defeat sums up what this New Zealand team are all about.
England's director of cricket Ashley Giles says he is unconcerned about claims England were awarded one run too many in their World Cup final win over New Zealand.
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between Durham and Worcestershire on Tuesday at Chester-le-Street, England Durham win by 109 runs Durham 1st innings Cameron Bancroft lbw Dillon Penning
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between Essex and Warwickshire on Tuesday at Chelmsford, England Essex win by 187 runs Essex 1st innings Nick Browne c Rob Yates b Henry Brookes
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Standings of the County Championship Div1 on Tuesday P W L T Ded RR PTS Surrey 14 10 1 0 0 254 Somerset 14 7 2 1 0 208 Essex
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between Yorkshire and Somerset on Tuesday at Leeds, England Yorkshire win by an innings and 73 runs Yorkshire 1st innings Adam Lyth c Tom Abell
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the third day of between Derbyshire and Northamptonshire on Tuesday at Chesterfield, England Northamptonshire win by 72 runs Northamptonshire 1st innings Ricardo Vasconcelo
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play on the fourth day of between Glamorgan and Middlesex on Tuesday at Cardiff, Wales Middlesex win by 256 runs Middlesex 1st innings Sam Robson c Chris Cooke b Lukas Care
Jul 16 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at stumps on the first day of between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire on Monday at Cheltenham, England Gloucestershire trail Leicestershire by 252 runs with 10 wickets remaining Leicestershire
"Tickets worth Rupees 52,36,000 were unsold. Why all the tickets were not sold-out? DDCA started online ticket sale quite late that too without proper advertisement," Khanna claimed in a media release.
Axar Patel has become the highest placed India bowler in the latest ICC ODI rankings after breaking into the top-10 bowler's list while legspinner Amit Mishra has vaulted 25 places to enter the top-20.
TOI Sports runs the rule over the performers for India during their 3-2 ODI series win over New Zealand. A report card on the players who featured in India's first ODI series win at home in two years, over NZ across five matches.
Mishra didn't mince words when asked about the frustration of having to sit out, but added that coach Anil Kumble's tips had helped him tide over the low phase.
India completed a 3-2 series win over New Zealand by beating them in the decider at Vizag by 190 runs. Here we look at the several passages of play that stood out during the match.
Amit Mishra finished with 5/18, his second ODI five-wicket haul as India beat New Zealand by a whopping 190 runs at Visakhapatnam to clinch the five match ODI series 3-2. Mishra was named both Man of the Match and the Player of the series.
Dhoni lavished praise on his bowlers for the resounding series-clinching win over New Zealand in the fifth and final ODI, describing the effort as "one of the best performances by the bowlers".
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The Test captain confirmed that he will play the Test against Ireland, but the others will be rested
Morgan will be 36 by the time the 2023 World Cup comes around but the prospect of an upcoming Twenty20 World Cup around in 2020 could keep him around
All speculations surrounding Mashrafe Mortaza's retirement were laid to rest as he was named as captain for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka
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