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  • Kabir Khan quits as Afghanistan coach 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    Karachi: Afghanistan cricket on Tuesday suffered a major blow just a few months before their participation in their first ever 50-over World Cup as long serving coach Kabir Khan stepped down due to differences with the country's Board. Kabir, 40, confirmed on Tuesday that he had stepped down as head coach...
  • Tri-series, Match 5: Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs to reach final 8 hours 16 minutes ago

    Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs in their triangular series one-day international on Tuesday as Mitchell Marsh served up a match-winning display with bat and ball. The big victory stopped Australia's mini-slump of two straight losses and put them into Saturday's final of the three-team tournament at Harare Sports Club....
  • It was good to see Shikhar Dhawan back in form, says MS Dhoni 8 hours 40 minutes ago

    Birmingham: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" on Tuesday as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Opting to bowl, India first restricted England to a modest 206 and then overwhelmed...
  • MS Dhoni surpasses Mohammad Azharuddin in ODI wins as captain 8 hours 56 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday became the most successful Indian captain ever in the one-dayers after India's nine-wicket thrashing of England in the fourth ODI. Tuesday's win at the Edgbaston was Dhoni's 91st ODI victory as skipper. He surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin's tally of 90 ODI victories as captain. Azharuddin took nine...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq accepts blame for poor form against Sri Lanka 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    Pakistan's captain, Misbah-ul Haq, on Tuesday admitted that his failure with the bat was a "big factor" in his team's disastrous tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan were beaten 2-0 in the Tests and lost the three match ODI series 2-1 in August. Veteran Misbah has held Pakistan's frail batting order together...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England 8 hours 6 minutes ago

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • England's Ian Bell suffers broken toe during 4th ODI at Edgbaston 9 hours 30 minutes ago

    England batsman Ian Bell sustained a "small fracture" in his big left toe on Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bell was hit on his toe batting against throw-downs before the fourth one-day international against India at his Edgbaston home ground on Tuesday. The Warwickshire shot-maker was replaced at No...
  • Will soon talk to BCCI on India-Pakistan cricket relations: Shaharyar Khan 10 hours 0 minutes ago

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar Khan has said that he will use his good relations with the Indian cricket board for the resumption of bilateral ties at the earliest. Shaharyar, a career diplomat who was posted as Pakistan's High Commissioner in New Delhi and also remained foreign...
  • BCCI non-committal on AGM postponement 11 hours 56 minutes ago

    Chennai: Maintaining a non-committal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation 13 hours 30 minutes ago

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography releasing on November 6 14 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's "Playing It My Way - My Autobiography" will be released November 6, the publishers announced on Tuesday. "I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that is the way I have always played the game. It would require...
  • Indian pacers to train under Glenn McGrath 15 hours 6 minutes ago

    Indian pacer Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. ...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • Injured Michael Clarke rules out ODI retirement 13 hours 39 minutes ago

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has dismissed any suggestions he might quit one day cricket after returning home from Zimbabwe tour with a hamstring injury. The 33-year-old strained his hamstring in training before a one-day tournament against Zimbabwe and South Africa in Harare following a long break from the game and was...
  • World's oldest Test cricketer Norman Gordon dies 15 hours 40 minutes ago

    The world's oldest Test cricketer Norman Gordon, who was the last survivor of the timeless Test, passed away in Johannesburg on Tuesday at the age of 103, local media reported. The South African fast bowler played in the timeless Test in Durban in 1939, in which England came within 42 runs...
  • My records not meant to be broken, says Usain Bolt 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt will play a seven-a-side exhibition match against a team which...
  • Live Score: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 16 hours 24 minutes ago

    (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' in...
  • Live Score: Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series 18 hours 5 minutes ago

    (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 Faulkner...
  • Varun Aaron to train under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation 18 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. The BCCI, in a strategic tie-up with MRF, has announced a 10-day camp for some of the talented...
  • Tri-series: Australia face South Africa after Zimbabwe shock 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    Harare: Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury when they take on South Africa in the fifth match of a one-day triangular series on Tuesday. Clarke's hamstring problem flared up during his innings of 68 against Zimbabwe on Sunday, and...
  • 4th ODI: India move in for the kill at Birmingham 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    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 of...
  • I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ashwin Yesterday

    Birmingham: Ravichandran Ashwin's performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action. "I have put considerable amount of work into it, a good 55-60 days of...
  • Javed Miandad, Abdul Qadir question mindset of Pakistan players Yesterday

    Karachi: Showing concern after the team's thrashing against Sri Lanka, national sporting legends Javed Miandad and Abdul Qadir have said that there is a drastic need to change the mindset in Pakistan cricket for it to move forward. "It is no use blaming and cribbing all the time over the performance...
  • Former Pakistan players want Misbah-ul-Haq removed as captain Yesterday

    Karachi: Even though the political climate in Pakistan is heated up and uncertainty prevails but that has not prevented former players from wading into the national team for its poor performances in Sri Lanka and for renewed calls to remove Misbah-ul-Haq as captain. While the attention of the entire nation is...
  • England face uphill struggle to win World Cup, says coach Peter Moores Yesterday

    England coach Peter Moores admitted Monday his side faced a race against time if they were to be serious contenders to win next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. No England side have ever lifted the World Cup, with the last of their three losing appearances in the final...
  • Happy that SC has not reinstated Srini as BCCI chief: Aditya Verma Yesterday

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case and the face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Monday expressed his happiness after Supreme Court decided not to reinstate the Tamil Nadu strongman in BCCI chief's post till Mudgal committee submits its final report. "The BCCI plea had...
  • England batting like 'chumps' against India, says Geoffrey Boycott Yesterday

    London: Slamming the English cricket team for batting like "chumps" against world champions India, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell and Joe Root should not be a part of the one-day side. "England have gone into this series with three orthodox batsmen in our top...
  • England's approach to spin bowling flawed: Sourav Ganguly Yesterday

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said flawed approach to spin bowling and failure to score runs freely are the main factors that are troubling England in the ODIs. As India close in on a series-win in the ODIs, Ganguly feels that the "problems of Alastair Cook and Co. are...
  • Robin Uthappa eyes India's opening slot with good show in new season Yesterday

    Bangalore: With Rohit Sharma nursing a finger injury and Shikhar Dhawan struggling with his form, India discard Robin Uthappa is eager to earn the opening slot in the national team with some good performances in the upcoming season, which ends with 2015 World Cup. "I think we can do with another...