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Yuvraj, Dhoni explode as India win ODI series

2nd ODI - After India post a mammoth 381/6, England fall agonisingly short by 15 runs
Last update: 19 Jan 2017 22:17:53

'Oldies' still have a place in ODIs

Be honest. Hand on heart. Were you surprised when the 35-year-old Yuvraj Singh was recalled to the Indian ODI team for the five-match series against England? Did you, like many experts, feel that it was a regressive move, since so many youngsters had done so
Last update: 20 Jan 2017 11:05:00

Babar Azam equals 37-year-old world record

Azam became the joint-fastest in the history of ODIs to score 1000 runs in the format.
Last update: 19 Jan 2017 18:29:00

5 reasons why MS Dhoni should continue playing till the 2019 World Cup

He might be pushing 38 by the time the next World Cup arrives, but MS Dhoni's still has a lot to offer to Indian cricket.
Last update: 18 Jan 2017 01:06:00

England plans to ruin India's party in Cuttack

After losing the fist match against the host team in Pune, England intends to strike back in the second ODI
Last update: 18 Jan 2017 10:38:44

5 reasons why we should be excited about Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya followed up his two wickets with a cool-headed 40 not out to guide India home in the first ODI against England.
Last update: 18 Jan 2017 14:19:00

Kohli, Jadhav set up unbelievable chase for India

India recover from 63/4 to chase down England's 350 in the 1st ODI at Pune
Last update: 15 Jan 2017 22:05:31

Hafeez, Shoaib steer Pakistan to drought-breaking win

An overdue victory in Australia finally arrived for Pakistan on Sunday, as the tourists won by six wickets in the second ODI.
Last update: 15 Jan 2017 17:30:37

India vs Bangladesh one-off Test match pushed to February 9

The HCA hopes for a better crowd turnout over the weekend.
Last update: 15 Jan 2017 20:19:00

Rahane, Pant whip England's full-strength side

India 'A' defeats England XI by six wickets in the second practice ODI
Last update: 12 Jan 2017 17:45:43

Lodha panel wants ex-Test players to select Irani Team

New Delhi [India], Jan.12 (ANI): Justice (Retd.) R.M Lodha-led Committee has for all future endeavors called on Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri to reduce their selection committee to three selectors with Test match experience. The Lodha panel's move came in reply to a query from the BCCI CEO. Johri, in his letter to the Lodha Committee, wrote, "We have to select the Rest of India team for the Irani Trophy and this is normally done on the last day of the Final of the Ranji Trophy match.
Last update: 12 Jan 2017 10:45:04

Azhar slams Shastri for omitting Ganguly from top Indian captains list

The tiff between the former Indian captains is getting nastier day by day.
Last update: 12 Jan 2017 02:10:00

Rahul Dravid: Indian cricket's Best Man

A tribute to Rahul Dravid on his 44th birthday.
Last update: 11 Jan 2017 14:51:00

5 reasons why MS Dhoni was India's most loved captain

A darling of the crowds, MS Dhoni quietly passed on the baton to Virat Kohli, but not before he became India's most loved captain.
Last update: 08 Jan 2017 22:23:00

Dhoni wins, but India 'A' lose practice ODI to England

From Dhoni's blockbuster entry to Yuvraj's vintage striking, there was no shortage of entertainment.
Last update: 11 Jan 2017 03:23:00

Watch: Fan falls at MS Dhoni's feet during India A-England warm-up match

MS Dhoni was batting on 26 at the time along with Hardik Pandya when a fan came onto the pitch and fell at Dhoni's feet.
Last update: 10 Jan 2017 23:02:00

Leading India in World Cup would be my life's biggest achievement: Kohli

New Delhi [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): Swashbuckling Indian batsman Virat Kohli, who has been recently appointed as the ODI and T20 skipper, has insisted that the biggest achievement of his life would be to lead the country in a World Cup. Kohli, who is already India's Test captain, was on Friday appointed as the skipper in the shorter formats of the game too after India's most successful skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to step down from the position. Speaking to BCCI.tv, Kohli said, "Just hearing about the World Cup gives me goose bumps.
Last update: 08 Jan 2017 08:59:10

Ashwin eyes a fresh start under Kohli

The Tamil Nadu all-rounder may be the current ICC Player of the Year but he had lost Dhoni’s trust in the limited-overs formats
Last update: 10 Jan 2017 11:00:06

I want to play Tests too: Jasprit Bumrah

The Indian seamer attributes his Ranji Trophy success to bowling on a variety of pitches.
Last update: 09 Jan 2017 04:46:00

5 players who could be the vice-captain for India in ODIs and T20Is

Let us take a look at the players who could be the vice-captain of the Indian ODI and T20I side.
Last update: 10 Jan 2017 01:40:00

India-Bangladesh Test in danger owing to lack of funds

The HCA has cited financial reasons for not being able to host the Test match between India and Bangladesh.
Last update: 08 Jan 2017 22:18:00

5 Australian spinners who can be considered for India tour

As Lyon is set to lead the bowling attack in India, it will be interesting to see who will partner him.
Last update: 09 Jan 2017 04:06:00

5 reasons why the whole world loves Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh was included in the 15 member squad for the ODIs and T20Is against England.
Last update: 07 Jan 2017 22:24:00

Yuvraj returns, Kohli to lead against England

Test captain takes over limited overs duties from MS Dhoni
Last update: 06 Jan 2017 16:37:55

Tribute: Dhoni led with his heart

As we bid goodbye to MS Dhoni the leader, let’s remember that he was all about having the heart and the guts to follow his instincts
Last update: 06 Jan 2017 12:50:57

Younis Khan: 11 countries where he has scored a Test ton

Pakistan cricket team veteran Younis Khan maintains a good relationship record books, even at the age of 39. On Thursday, he became the first cricketer ever to score Test centuries in 11 countries.
Last update: 05 Jan 2017 16:07:31

MS Dhoni’s perfectly timed decision to quit captaincy triggers India's 2019 World Cup preparations

Dhoni’s decision has gifted his successor Virat Kohli ample time to figure out his plans for the next two-and-a-half years.
Last update: 06 Jan 2017 09:30:27

Should MS Dhoni play until the 2019 World Cup

Will India's coolest captain continue as a player for two more years under Virat Kohli?
Last update: 05 Jan 2017 11:44:49

BCCI CEO to look after board until new appointments

Mumbai [India], Jan.5 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) administrative staff, under the supervision of chief executive officer (CEO) Rahul Johri, has taken over the day-to-day functioning of the board, two days after the removal of its president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke by the Supreme Court. Johri will also convene the senior selection committee meeting to pick the ODI and T20 teams for the upcoming series against England later this month. On Monday, the apex court finally cracked the whip on Thakur and Shirke by removing them from their respective posts for their failure to bring transparency and accountability to the Indian cricket board and their non-compliance of the court's July 18, 2016 order.
Last update: 05 Jan 2017 12:56:00

Bring on Ashwin and Jadeja: Peter Handscomb

Australia cricket team's highly-rated and new-found talent Peter Handscomb, also a milestone maker, has given a stern warning to the India cricket team spinners ahead of the two nation's four-match Test series, starting February. Handscomb, 25, is the first cricketer since Herbie Collins to score over 50 runs in his four consecutive test matches since debut.
Last update: 04 Jan 2017 18:50:41

SC sacks BCCI president Anurag Thakur, secretary Ajay Shirke

The Supreme Court has also issued a notice to Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke asking why the duo should not be tried for perjury and contempt.
Last update: 02 Jan 2017 11:50:54

Next BCCI president: List of personalities who can replace Anurag Thakur

The Supreme Court has directed that one of the senior vice-presidents will take up the BCCI president, BUT only on an interim basis.
Last update: 02 Jan 2017 14:26:07

Aussies to prepare in Dubai for India

Australia plan to prepare for their Indian Test series in Dubai as team officials seek more control over the state of practice pitches, reports said Monday.
Last update: 02 Jan 2017 07:00:16

10 images that defined cricket in 2016

A year in review from the world of cricket in pictures
Last update: 28 Dec 2016 22:21:00

5 controversies that rocked cricket in 2016

From ball tampering allegations to controversial sackings, here are five of the biggest controversies that stormed the game this year.
Last update: 29 Dec 2016 06:09:00

5 best instances of Twitter Banter between cricketers in 2016

Social media has become a great place for cricketers to reminisce and make fun of their teammates.
Last update: 28 Dec 2016 22:28:00

From Jayant to 'Giant'

Reliving Jayant Yadav's meteoric rise in Indian cricket.
Last update: 29 Dec 2016 17:25:02

McGrath picks Kohli to lead his Test Team of the Year

Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath on Thursday picked India Test skipper Virat Kohli to lead his Test Team of the Year which also includes International Cricket Council (ICC) top-ranked Ravichandran Ashwin as the other Indian in the 12-member squad. Kohli, who was recently picked by Cricket Australia (CA) as the One-Day International (ODI) Team of the Year captain, had a brilliant run in the longest version both as a batsman as well as the leader of the World No.1 pack.
Last update: 29 Dec 2016 18:22:23

5 players who could replace Axar Patel for England ODIs

The all-rounder was ruled out of the ODI series due to a thumb injury
Last update: 27 Dec 2016 17:14:00

Samit Gohel unbeaten 359: highest-ever unbeaten score by any opener

Gujarat batsman Samit Gohel created history in the ongoing Ranji Trophy by scoring 359 runs in the quarter-final clash against Odisha. The previous record was held by Surrey's Bobby Abel, who scored 357 not out against Somerset at The Oval in 1899. The 26-year-old Indian batsman broke the 117-year-old record by adding two more runs to the tally.
Last update: 27 Dec 2016 16:28:19

Kick-starter Roy aiming to kick on

Jason Roy rued not being able to covert innings of 73 and 82 into bigger scores as England came close to winning the first two ODIs against India
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 21:35:00

Desert T20 win a proud stage for me to retire - Mangal

The former Afghanistan captain said he hoped his decision would set a good precedent for the senior players in the side, to pass the mantle on to the younger cricketers
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 20:34:58

Bowlers put Gujarat on top after Gandhi's 169

Gujarat's bowling unit broke the back of Rest of India's batting to inflict a collapse of 7 for 56 after Chirag Gandhi's 169 pushed them to 358 in the morning
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 19:09:21

Abbott, Botha cameos put Sixers in semis

Sean Abbott's unbeaten 33 and Johan Botha's 25 rescued Sydney Sixers from 6 for 97 and helped the team seal a chase of 157 with an over to spare
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 19:59:09

Kohli's India aim to maintain winning streak

ESPNcricinfo previews the third ODI between India and England in Kolkata
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 21:36:45

I think the Test is pretty even - Latham

Like the first Test in Wellington last week, the second Test in Christchurch could boil down to a second-innings shootout if New Zealand don't get too far ahead of Bangladesh
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 15:59:39

India Women recall Meshram for injured Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana had hurt her knee in the Women's Big Bash League and won't be able to play for India in the World Cup Qualifiers in February
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 16:17:39

Ngidi revels in 'unreal' debut

The 20-year old fast bowler was helped by previous experience of bowling in T20 finals, but he was amazed at how his home crowd kept chanting his name as he picked up two wickets in an over
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 19:15:39

Scorchers thump Hurricanes to secure home semi-final

Perth Scorchers, led by Shaun Marsh's fifty, aced a chase of 135 in 13.5 overs to secure a home semi-final at the WACA, where they are tough to beat
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 14:52:31

Sri Lanka aim to plug losing streak against dominant hosts

Sri Lanka need nothing less than a win to keep the three-match T20I series alive against South Africa while the hosts would look to continue their dominant run against the visitors
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 17:19:53

Azhar Ali to return in must-win game for Pakistan

With a 2-1 lead, Australia have the chance to wrap up the series against Pakistan at the SCG. Their premier fast bowler Mitchell Starc has also returned to the squad
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 18:01:25

New Zealand call up Blundell for Chappell-Hadlee ODIs

Wicketkeeper Tom Blundell has been included in the New Zealand ODI squad for the Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia later this month
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 07:01:54

Test in balance after Shakib's triple-strike

Rain brought day two to an early end after three wickets in two overs from Shakib Al Hasan had left the second Test delicately poised
Last update: 22 Jan 2017 03:08:48

Nabi, Shahzad demolish Ireland

Afghanistan bulldozed rivals Ireland by 10 wickets in the final of the inaugural Desert T20
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 15:39:16

Miller powers SA to victory in 10-over thrash

David Miller and Farhaan Behardien made the most significant scores before Imran Tahir helped South Africa to wrap up a 19-run win in the first T20
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 15:12:49

Carberry back in training after cancer treatment

Michael Carberry has returned to training with Hampshire as he continues his recovery from cancer
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 18:12:17

Wilson, Stirling, Mulder propel Ireland to final

Ireland progressed to the final of the Desert T20 Challenge with a performance that showed glimpses of the form that made them the dominant force among Associates
Last update: 20 Jan 2017 20:56:00

Ex-Australia wicketkeeper Campbell to coach Netherlands

The wicketkeeper-batsman, who was also Hong Kong's batting coach, will begin his new role from April 2017
Last update: 20 Jan 2017 20:10:30

India's attorney general wants two Lodha Committee recommendations revoked

The attorney general of India has asked the Supreme Court to revoke its order that required the BCCI to implement a two specific recommendations of the Lodha Committee
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 12:24:57

Gandhi's maiden ton lifts Gujarat to 300

Chirag Gandhi's maiden first-class ton kept Gujarat afloat after their top order failed on the first day of the Irani Cup against Rest of India
Last update: 21 Jan 2017 17:33:52