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  • In case you missed, Virat Kohli has broken Sachin Tendulkar's record 20-10-2014 11:52 AM

    Every Indian fan was waiting for Virat Kohli to return to the kind of form that has earned him the tag of 'run machine', and after showing signs of it with a half-century against West Indies, India's most promising match-winner confirmed regaining his prolific touch with a century - the...
  • 4th ODI: India pocket series 2-1 after West Indies abandon tour 17-10-2014 10:32 PM

    Virat Kohli struck a magnificent 127 as India cruised to a 59-run win over the West Indies in Dharamsala on Friday and sealed the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out of the remainder of the tour due to an ongoing payment dispute between the WICB (West Indies...
  • Hope ISL team owners Dhoni and Kohli focused only on cricket World Cup 16-10-2014 01:43 PM

    India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is adept at the balancing acts. Outside cricket, he has unmatched passion for guns and motorbikes but hardly ever has that affected his game or leadership on the field. However, the serious business of investing in the world's most followed game may demand a different,...
  • India took 'beating West Indies' as a given 09-10-2014 03:38 PM

    The normally 'sorted at home' India were found in all sorts of tangles against the West Indies on Wednesday, when the celebrated hosts and world champions were tamed by their visitors in a fashion that shouldn't please Ravi Shastri, MS Dhoni and Duncan Fletcher - in that order. The sting...
  • 1st ODI: India, West Indies begin series amid ISL buzz 08-10-2014 08:06 AM

    Sunil Narine fish-hooked by WICB. Chris Gayle busy tweeting images of recuperation. Virat Kohli looking forward to home comfort. And Kuldeep Yadav an exciting, unusual option. These and an eye on sorting out their World Cup options will be the talking points for India and West Indies over the next...
  • Brave decision to pick Kuldeep Yadav but he'll do well: Sourav Ganguly 07-10-2014 08:15 AM

    There may be surprise over the inclusion of chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav for the ODIs against the visiting West Indies, but the talented spinner has got the backing of none other than Sourav Ganguly who as a captain is remembered for pushing raw talent. Even as Ganguly admitted that inclusion...
  • Ashwin rested, Kuldeep Yadav in for West Indies ODIs 04-10-2014 03:43 PM

    Rookie spinner Kuldeep Yadav earned his maiden call-up to India's ODI squad on Saturday as the BCCI selection panel announced a 14-man squad, minus rested offspinner R Ashwin, for the first three ODIs of the five-match series against the West Indies. Yadav, who is yet to make his first-class debut,...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal 02-10-2014 02:58 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in...
  • As it happened: Barbados Tridents vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Match 20 30-09-2014 07:59 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semi-final spot from this...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 30-09-2014 02:56 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 14 27-09-2014 03:20 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their CLT20 semi-final spot when they take on Dolphins. With...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Northern Knights, CLT20, Match 13 26-09-2014 07:38 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights. Kings XI are presently at the second position in Group B with two wins from as many games. Hobart...
  • As it happened: Cobras vs Barbados 26-09-2014 02:48 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) It is going to be a battle of the equals between Barbados Tridents and Cape Cobras in a group encounter of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Tridents, who like their opponents lack big names, come into this game...
  • As it happened: KKR vs Perth Scorchers 24-09-2014 06:58 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having won 11 matches on the trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Champions League T20. The reigning IPL champions...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Barbados Tridents, CLT20 Match 5 20-09-2014 07:36 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 4 20-09-2014 03:15 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the top order batsman will look to come good on the Mohali track. Mitchell Marsh has the ability to tear apart the rival bowling attack. On the other...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Knights: as it happened 19-09-2014 07:23 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie....
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20 18-09-2014 07:05 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their best-ever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday....
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, CLT20, Match 1 17-09-2014 07:10 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League...
  • Chennai Super Kings chase second CLT20 title 12-09-2014 08:26 AM

    Two-time IPL champions and one-time winners of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Chennai Super Kings are one of the best teams in the business. It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that they are a nightmare for their opponents with two IPL titles in seven seasons, and the only team...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL 11-09-2014 07:53 AM

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cash-rich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behind-the-scenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double 10-09-2014 08:01 AM

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khan-owned club will...
  • CLT20: Potential title contenders Mumbai Indians face qualifying hurdle 09-09-2014 08:35 AM

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians should consider themselves lucky to be competing in the sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) after they picked up their performance in the later half of IPL 7 to finish fourth and get an entry into the CLT20 qualifying round. Mumbai, in order to...
  • As it happened: England vs India, Only T20 at Edgbaston 07-09-2014 06:17 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) The odd loss in the final ODI notwithstanding, India are expected to hold an edge as the visitors seek to bring the curtains down on what has been a mixed tour, with a victory in the only T20 international...
  • India's World Cup preps underway with series win in England 06-09-2014 09:24 AM

    India will return home from England with the ODI trophy, though the more desired one slipped badly out of their hands in the Test series. But given the World Cup is less than six months away, it's a consolation that should do the much-needed good to the flagging spirits of...
  • Rahane, Dhawan made England look like minnows 03-09-2014 07:34 AM

    If the bowlers were clinical with their performance, openers Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan were equally calculative in planning India's run-chase of 207 runs. Coming out of a shoddy Test series, India are a different team in coloured clothing and the results are there for everyone to see. Birmingham pitch...
  • As it happened: India vs England, 4th ODI 02-09-2014 02:00 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Match Preview: Two back-to-back wins has brought the cheer back in the Indian camp, and if the visitors manage to clinch the ODI series against England at Birmingham, their World Cup preparations will be on track and the hosts'...
  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, Triseries, Match 5 02-09-2014 12:46 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: South Africa won the toss and opted to field. Team News: Australia have made three changes. Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson and Kane Richardson are back for them. Michael Clarke has been ruled out while Ben Cutting and James...
  • 4th ODI: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 02-09-2014 08:20 AM

    Two back-to-back wins has brought the cheer back in the Indian camp, and if the visitors manage to clinch the ODI series against England at Birmingham, their World Cup preparations will be on track and the hosts' in disarray. What England must be most hurt about is the lopsided nature...
  • An ODI win can't quieten the shouts for Fletcher's removal 28-08-2014 02:48 PM

    Even as the future of coach Duncan Fletcher hangs in the balance and uncertainty looms large over the Zimbabwean's job with BCCI, former India players, including master batsman Gundappa Vishwanath are batting for an Indian to take over the national team's coaching reins. "We have so many greats to guide...