2015

  • IPL 8: Clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore demolish Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets 5 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An incisive display of pace bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat hosts Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. RCB bowled out the home team for a mere 95 runs in 18.2 overs and then...
  • Zaheer Abbas wants Waqar Younis to step down as head coach 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Karachi: Batting great Zaheer Abbas on Sunday joined the chorus of former cricketers who have demanded the stepping down of head coach Waqar Younis after the humiliating defeats of the national team in Bangladesh in the ODIs and T20 International matches. "There is no doubt that Waqar was a great cricketer...
  • IPL 8: Tickets for KKR v RR rained out game to be refunded 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The spectators who purchased priced tickets for Sunday's IPL match between Kolkata Night Riders and Rajasthan Royals, that was rained out, would be provided refund, the KKR announced. "Patrons who have a valid priced purchased ticket for the cancelled game will be refunded by KKR," the franchise said in a...
  • Garcia-Lopez wins Nastase Tiriac Trophy 7 hours 23 minutes ago

    Bucharest: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez has won the Nastase Tiriac Trophy final, beating Jiri Vesely 7-6 (5), 7-6 (11) Sunday on his sixth match point. The fifth-seeded Spaniard took a 3-0 lead in the first set before his Czech opponent rallied, with Garcia-Lopez needing to save two set points to force the first...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata, Rajasthan share points as the match at Eden Gardens gets abandoned 8 hours 50 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders' home match against Rajasthan Royals was abandoned at Eden Gardens without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain and thunderstorm on Sunday. Field umpires Richard Illingworth and Rajesh Deshpande took the final call after their fourth inspection at 6.50pm as the home and visiting...
  • KKR name Ankit Keshri as 16th member; to give his family Rs 10 lakh 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders showed on Sunday a noble gesture by including the deceased cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th member of their side in an IPL T20 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens. The home side will hand over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to the Ankit's...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 26 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    (For live blog, scroll down to bottom of the page) High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League. Delhi dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at...
  • Waqar Younis interacts with players after Bangladesh drubbing 11 hours 46 minutes ago

    Karachi: Fed up with the spate of defeats in Bangladesh, Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and his deputy Mushtaq Ahmed have had a heart-to-heart to talk with the players and asked them whether they were satisfied with their coaching methods. A source close to the Pakistan team told PTI that after...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals 13 hours 12 minutes ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. The Royals will also be keen to return to winning ways...
  • IPL 8: SRH middle-order needs to wake up, feels KL Rahul 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: With the middle-order failing to get the team home time and again, Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Lokesh Rahul on Sunday said that with a couple of games left in the pool stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it is high time the batters should wake up and deliver. After Mumbai...
  • Wu Ashun wins Volvo China Open for 1st European Tour title 14 hours 33 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour title on home soil when he beat David Howell by one stroke to capture the Volvo China Open on Sunday. The 29-year-old Wu, who plays primarily on the Japan Tour, was the steadiest player during the final round,...
  • IPL 2015: Shreyas Iyer looks an amazing prospect 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    Exactly a year ago, a reluctant teenager was dragged to the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to watch the home team play in the Indian Premier League. A little over two months ago, that boy went under the hammer for Rs 10 lakh at the IPL auction, and by the time...
  • IPL 8: I asked Sachin Tendulkar for coaching session, says MI's McClenaghan 15 hours 10 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians pacer Mitchell McClenaghan on Sunday said he asked legendary Sachin Tendulkar if he could give him a coaching session in the nets after wishing the maestro on his 42nd birthday on Friday. "I wished him happy birthday on Friday and asked Sachin if he could give me a...
  • IPL 8: Ashish Nehra is one of finest India have produced, says Ashwin 17 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ravichandran Ashwin might not have had the best of tournaments so far at this year's IPL but it will be downright stupid to write him off so early in the edition. So far, the Indian offspinner has only bowled 2.4 overs on an average and has not completed his quota of...
  • IPL 2015: Dropped catches cost us against CSK, says Sanjay Bangar 17 hours 6 minutes ago

    Chennai: Disappointed with his team's massive IPL loss to Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar criticised the fielding and said the dropped catch of Brendon McCullum proved to be decisive. Punjab lost by 97 runs while chasing a mammoth target of 193, which Chennai made on the back...
  • Denesh Ramdin confident Jason Holder will recover for Barbados test 17 hours 17 minutes ago

    West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said he was hopeful that all-rounder Jason Holder will be fit for the third and final test against England in Barbados on Friday. Holder fell badly in his delivery stride, turning his left ankle, as West Indies slumped to a nine-wicket defeat to the tourists on...
  • Look of the day: Sonam Kapoor gives us a hint of how stunning she is going to look at Cannes in Ashi Studio gown 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    We went head over heels the moment we saw this white gown by Ashi Studio. And Sonam Kapoor, the diva she is, wore it with utter elan. Pulling off the white gown that featured a ruffled train, she attended the photocall at L'Oreal Paris Cannes Collection Launch. The off-shoulder gown...
  • IPL 2015: Delhi, Bangalore seek to continue winning momentum 18 hours 13 minutes ago

    High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. Daredevils dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at Kotla while RCB returned to winning ways...
  • Alastair Cook hails James Anderson after England victory 19 hours 10 minutes ago

    England captain Alastair Cook gave the credit for Saturday's second-Test win over West Indies to James Anderson after the seam bowler's blistering spell in the morning transformed the game. A draw looked the likeliest outcome when play resumed on the fifth and final day but Anderson removed three West Indies batsmen...
  • IPL 8: Life without Sunil Narine set to begin as Kolkata face tough Rajasthan 19 hours 50 minutes ago

    Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Narine, whose action has yet again come under scanner will undergo corrective measures at the ICC and BCCI accredited testing facility...
  • 2nd Test: England humble West Indies by 9 wickets to take 1-0 lead in 3-match series 20 hours 36 minutes ago

    England ended a wait of two-and-a-half years and 10 matches for Test success away from home with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies in the second Test on Saturday. Set a modest target of 143 after the home side folded for 307 in their second innings just after lunch, Gary...
  • IPL 8: All-round Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs Yesterday

    Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League. Brendon McCullum (66 off 44 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (41* off 27) propelled...
  • IPL 8: Tom Moody rues SRH's disastrous batting display Yesterday

    Mumbai: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody was scathing in the criticism of his batsmen, saying their chase of a modest 157 was "disastrous". "At the end of the day, that was a very bad loss for us. We bowled and fielded well apart from the wides that we bowled. Our bowlers...
  • IPL 8: Rohit Sharma praises Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan after MI's win Yesterday

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was effusive in his praise for his bowlers, who defended a modest 157 against Sun Risers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket game on Saturday. "It was a brilliant bowling performance as defending 157 was not easy. The bowlers executed the plans superbly and as a...
  • Bangladesh cricket team to receive money, flats, cars Yesterday

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced that flats and cars along with prize money will be given to the national cricket team for its brilliant performance in the World Cup and home series against Pakistan. Bangladesh's clinical 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series sweep and maiden T20 International win...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata Knight Riders players shaken by earthquake Yesterday

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players took to Twitter on Saturday to express how they felt just after an earthquake hit the city in the morning. The city felt the tremors at around 11.41 a.m. which continued for two minutes and then felt another quake at 12.19 p.m. "My first experience of...
  • IPL 8: Malinga, McClenaghan take Mumbai Indians to 20-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad Yesterday

    All the talk in the 30-minute period between the toss and the start of the match was about the prospect of Dale Steyn and Trent Boult bowling in tandem, after the latter was drafted into the Sunrisers Hyderabad side. Having both pacers in the XI strengthened Hyderabad's bowling and helped...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat Yesterday

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday is also under the weather-threat. "I don't know about the forecast but if it's like this I cannot do much about it....