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  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to bat against Hobart Hurricanes 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have lost their first games in Group...
  • Injured Shane Watson out of Pakistan Test series 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Australia allrounder Shane Watson was on Sunday ruled out of next month's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates with a calf injury. The injury-prone Watson was recovering from an ankle he sprained in training which forced him out of last month's tri one-day series in Zimbabwe when...
  • CLT20: David Miller praises Akshar Patel for coming good 4 hours 28 minutes ago

    Mohali: Man-of-the-match David Miller credited young bowler Akshar Patel for coming good when the team needed it the most, saying that the tailender's knock enabled Kings XI Punjab to defeat Barbados Tridents in the Champions League T20 match. Chasing 175 for victory, Miller smashed a 34-ball 46 under pressure, but it...
  • CLT20: Cape Cobras lacked intensity, says skipper Justin Ontong 7 hours 2 minutes ago

    Raipur: Describing his team's performance against Northern Knights as "disappointing", Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong said the South African side lacked the intensity which resulted in their defeat to New Zealand side here on Friday. "They got off to a fantastic start. We didn't field well. We did not take our...
  • Afghan cricketers begin three-week tour of Australia 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    Afghanistan's fledging cricket team began a three-week tour of Australia on Sunday to help it prepare for its first appearance at next year's 50-over World Cup tournament. Ranked 11th in the one-day international form of the game, the results of matches against teams from Western Australia and Canberra in Australia and...
  • ICC ODI Rankings: Mithali Raj retains top spot in batting 7 hours 20 minutes ago

    Dubai: India's Mithali Raj maintained her position atop the women batters while Jhulan Goswami dropped a place to fourth among the bowlers in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday. Mithali retained her spot with 735 points while her compatriot Harmanpreet Kaur also...
  • Ravindra Jadeja row went too far: James Anderson 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    London: Reflecting on his infamous altercation with Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself. "I felt it went too far...
  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods 7 hours 49 minutes ago

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • CLT20: Duminy-less Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Sunday. Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after Duminy was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury,...
  • CLT20: Debutants Lahore Lions take on formidable Kolkata Knight Riders 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock...
  • Jonathan Trott denies Mitchell Johnson caused Ashes exit 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott insisted Saturday that Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was not responsible for his early exit from England's Ashes tour as he criticised Michael Vaughan's reaction to his health problems. When Trott quit what turned out to be a 5-0 Ashes thrashing by Australia after twice falling...
  • CLT20: KXIP captain George Bailey heaps praise on Akshar Patel 10 hours 32 minutes ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey on Saturday heaped praise on Akshar Patel for his crucial nine-ball 23 which helped his team beat Barbados Trident by four wickets in the Champions League twenty20 here. Needing 25 to win off last two overs, Patel blasted three fours and a six as...
  • CLT20: Miller, Patel script Punjab's 4-wicket win over Tridents 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34-ball 46* under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a four-wicket victory over Barbados Tridents in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin half-centuries by Dilshan Munaweera...
  • Mohammad Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as Twenty20 captain 17 hours 0 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has come out in support of the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the national T20 captain. The former national T20 captain, who is presently leading the Lahore Lions team in the Champions League in India, said he had no regrets over the appointment of Afridi. "When I...
  • Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in ICC World Cup 2015 16 hours 23 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's head coach, Waqar Younis said he has moved on from the 2011 World Cup semi-final defeat to India and was hopeful that his team will go all the way in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "Obviously there is that regret over losing that semi-final. You...
  • CLT20: Lucky we ended up on the winning side, says Mitchell Marsh 17 hours 23 minutes ago

    Mohali: Having pulled off an improbable win by hitting two successive sixes off the last two deliveries, Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh on Saturday said that his team was lucky to be on the winning side as they defeated Dolphins in a league encounter of Champions League Twenty20. The team from Australia...
  • BCCI-RCA impasse continues as meeting deferred 19 hours 50 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • CLT20: Marsh two sixes seals tense win for Scorchers over Dolphins 20 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20 on Saturday. Needing 12 off the last two deliveries, Marsh dispatched seamer Robbie Frylinck over...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Punjab opt to field against Barbados Tridents 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    (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 a successful...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • CLT20: We want to play well and get crowd support, says Lions skipper Hafeez 23 hours 49 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like Champions League Twenty20 in India, Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday said that his team is determined to play well and get support of the crowd. "It is great to come to India. People are crazy about cricket. When you...
  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell Yesterday

    New Delhi: Refusing to revel in the early spotlight after his blitzkrieg in the Champions League Twenty20 opener, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Andre Russell has credited the team's support staff and said that having the great Wasim Akram in the dugout is a big plus. "The support staff of KKR is...
  • Lasith Malinga to undergo ankle treatment in Australia Yesterday

    Colombo: Sri Lanka will have to do without Lasith Malinga for about three-and-a-half months until early next year as the speedster has planned to get his troubled ankle treated in Australia. National Selector Pramodaya Wickramasingha said that the right-armer would be soon flying to Australia for treatment to an ankle injury...
  • CLT20: Clash of two non-IPL teams as Dolphins take on Perth Scorchers Yesterday

    Mohali: Australia's Perth Scorchers, boasting many a proven performer in their ranks, will start as favorites when they take on South African team Dolphins in a clash of two non-IPL teams in the Champion League Twenty20, here on Saturday. For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start Yesterday

    Mohali: 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 in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. The Kings XI came into the tournament on...
  • Ashwell Prince plays down talk of 'racist' abuse Yesterday

    London: South Africa's Ashwell Prince indicated on Friday he did not feel there had been a racist element to the verbal abuse he had received from Yorkshire's Andrew Gale. Yorkshire captain Gale was banned for two matches after being reported by the umpires for verbally abusing Prince, playing for arch-rivals Lancashire,...
  • CLT20: Always trying to work on my shots, says Kane Williamson Yesterday

    Raipur: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson on Friday said that he was looking for the shots all through his record knock of 101 not out in Northern Knights victory over Cape Cobras in a Champions League Twenty20 match here. Williamson struck a hundred from just 48 balls to record the fastest...
  • CLT20: Williamson ton flattens Cobras as Knights win by 33 runs (D/L) Yesterday

    Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...