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  • IPL 2015: Shreyas Iyer looks an amazing prospect 41 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 59 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 2 hours 50 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 2 hours 55 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 3 hours 6 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...
  • IPL 2015: Delhi, Bangalore seek to continue winning momentum 4 hours 2 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 4 hours 59 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 5 hours 39 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...
  • Team India's coach job in focus at BCCI's Working Committee meet 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    With Indian cricket team's next international tour a few months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has started its hunt for the new coach, which is one of the most lucrative and demanding jobs in the cricketing circles. On Sunday [26th April], the BCCI's new regime...
  • 2nd Test: England humble West Indies by 9 wickets to take 1-0 lead in 3-match series 6 hours 24 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 14 hours 33 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 43 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 59 minutes ago

    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 17 hours 36 minutes ago

    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 17 hours 39 minutes ago

    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 18 hours 7 minutes ago

    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...
  • Sourav Ganguly gives away his BCCI pension to Ankit Keshri's family 18 hours 19 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has decided to give away his BCCI pension for this year to the deceased Under-19 Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri's family. Ganguly has also decided to use the pension, which he will be getting in future years from the Board, to fund the treatment of injured...
  • IPL 8: Kolkata-Rajasthan match on Sunday under weather threat 18 hours 40 minutes ago

    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....
  • Wriddhiman Saha deserves to replace MS Dhoni in Tests, says Virat Kohli 19 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's Test captain Virat Kohli feels that it will be difficult to replace someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Wriddhiman Saha according to him "deserves" to don the big gloves for the national team for the "next five to six years". Asked about who according to him is ideal...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 5 19 hours 32 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to...
  • As it happened: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 8, Match 24 19 hours 43 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Struggling to be consistent, Kings XI Punjab will have their task cut out when they take on the in-form Chennai Super Kings. CSK have lost just one of their five matches so far and are currently second on the...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine available for selection, says Gautam Gambhir 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday confirmed that West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, reported for suspected bowling action, will be up for selection against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Sunday. Narine's action was reported by the match officials after the...
  • Mortaza, Afridi praise Bangladesh debutant Mustafizur Rahman 21 hours 29 minutes ago

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman bowled superbly on debut in the lone Twenty20 International against Pakistan and both the captains had some special words for him. Mustafizur returned with 2/20 from four overs on Friday that helped the home team to their first T20I win over Pakistan by seven wickets at the...
  • Pakistan spinner Raza Hasan caught by police at rave party 23 hours 42 minutes ago

    Karachi: Facing the prospect of a ban after failing a dope test, Pakistan's left-arm spinner Raza Hasan has got into more trouble after being caught by the police at an alcohol-fuelled rave party in Lahore. The 22-year-old was picked up along with a group of people for allegedly taking part in...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 8, Match 23 23 hours 43 minutes ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page Having lost five of their six previous encounters, hosts Mumbai Indians will have their task cut out when they face a rejuvenated Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. After ending their...
  • Injured Rahat Ali out of Test series against Bangladesh 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    Karachi: Vanquished in ODIs, Pakistan suffered a blow ahead of the Test series against Bangladesh when left-arm paceman Rahat Ali was ruled out with a hamstring injury. With the two-Test series due to start on April 28, the Pakistan Cricket board said Rahat had yet not recovered from a hamstring injury...
  • Big effort needed on final day from Windies: Brathwaite 23 hours 50 minutes ago

    St. George's: Centurion Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the West Indies are not yet out of the woods, and that it will take a significant effort on Saturday's final day to avoid defeat in the second Test against England. The 22-year-old opener fashioned a superb, unbeaten 101 as the West Indies, behind...
  • Sachin Tendulkar once got belly dancers on my birthday in NZ: Ajit Wadekar Yesterday

    Mumbai: Former India captain and manager Ajit Wadekar spilled the beans about "prankster Sachin Tendulkar", who once got half a dozen belly dancers on his 53rd birthday during cricket team's tour of New Zealand back in 1994. During a Cricket Club of India function on Friday Wadekar recalled how Tendulkar had...