INDIAN CRICKET

  • Tribute to late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri at Eden Gardens 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya along with Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and former India captain Sourav Ganguly paid tribute to late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri here on Thursday. West Bengal youth affairs minister Aroop Biswas, KKR chief executive Venky Mysore and Chennai...
  • Anil Kumble on a jumbo mission to find a spin prodigy 5 days ago

    In his bid to give back to the sport, and the art, he loved, Kumble has launched Spin Stars, a unique, pan-Karnataka talent search for aspiring spin bowlers in the age group of 10-19. ...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI turf war intensifies 5 days ago

    The BCCI's new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya's leadership is exploring the option of an early Special General Meeting (SGM) in its bid to oust N Srinivasan as the Board's representative in ICC. ...
  • New book on Sourav Ganguly recounts his career, controversies 6 days ago

    Kolkata: A book recounting former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's incident-filled cricket career has been unveiled. Penned by a digital marketing expert with an IT company, Satptarshi Sarkar - a die-hard fan of the "Prince of Kolkata" - the book "Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Captaincy and Controversy" analyses various facets of Ganguly's life...
  • Cricketer Rahul Ghosh discharged from hospital 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Rahul Ghosh, the 20-year-old cricketer who was hospitalised last Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match, was discharged on Monday night after doctors declared him "stable". "He will be resting for the next three weeks, but not bed rest. He can walk around...
  • ICL organisers mulling another 'rebel' cricket league? 1 week ago

    The infamous Indian Cricket League (ICL) may return in a new avatar, developments with the Essel Group led by Subhash Chandra, have suggested. In a report published by The Times of India, the company is indeed making moves to rekindle its interest in cricket, including a move that involves...
  • Sunil Gavaskar seeks Rs 1.90 crore from BCCI 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90 crore as remuneration for rendering his services as president BCCI-IPL during the seventh edition of the cash-rich league last year, which was held in UAE and India. Gavaskar was appointed 'President, BCCI-IPL' on directive of Supreme...
  • I feel honoured over Arjuna recommendation: Rohit Sharma 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, on Monday, expressed delight about the BCCI's decision to recommend his name for the government's prestigious Arjuna Award and said that he felt "honoured". "Kushi to bahut hai (I feel very happy). I am honoured that BCCI has recommended my name. It felt very good when...
  • BCCI recommends Rohit Sharma for Arjuna award April 26, 2015

    Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday recommended dashing batsman Rohit Sharma for this year's Arjuna award. "The (Board of Control for Cricket in India) working committee recommended Rohit Sharma for the Arjuna award for the year 2015," its secretary Anurag Thakur said in a release. The Mumbai boy, who rewrote the world record...
  • Injured cricket player Rahul Ghosh will soon be discharged April 24, 2015

    Kolkata: Injured club cricketer Rahul Ghosh, who was hospitalised Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match, was doing fine and would be discharged next week, according to hospital authorities. "Rahul is absolutely fine now. He had a shower and slept normally. He shall be...
  • Wishes galore on social media as Sachin Tendulkar turns 42 April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Birthday wishes of current and former colleagues poured in on social media as India's iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar turned 42 on Friday. Having bid an emotional adieu to the game in November 2013 at Wankhede, Tendulkar continues to rule the hearts of millions of his fans. Tendulkar, who is...
  • Team-mates yet to overcome trauma of Ankit Keshri's tragic death April 23, 2015

    Kolkata: East Bengal cricketer Sourav Mondal, whose collision with team-mate Ankit Keshri while fielding led to the tragic death of the latter, is yet to come to terms with his grief. Reliving the fateful day of April 17, Mondal and Bhowanipore batsman Hrithik Chatterjee, who played the shot that eventually led...
  • Injured Bengal cricketer Rahul Ghosh gradually improving, says doctor April 23, 2015

    Kolkata: Rahul Ghosh, the 20-year-old cricketer who was hospitalised on Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match is "gradually improving", his attending doctor said on Thursday. "His condition is much stable now, he is gradually improving. The blood clot too has reduced," doctor Buddhadev...
  • Cricketer Rahul Ghosh's condition stable April 22, 2015

    The condition of cricketer Rahul Ghosh, hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, is stable but not yet out of danger. ...
  • Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh's condition stable April 22, 2015

    Kolkata: The condition of cricketer Rahul Ghosh, hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, is stable but not yet out of danger, his father said on Wednesday. A day after the tragic demise of former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri due to an on-field injury, Ghosh on...
  • Blame game follows cricketer Ankit Keshri's tragic death April 21, 2015

    Kolkata: Amid allegation of "medical negligence", a blame game has begun following the tragic death of promising Bengal opening batsman Ankit Keshri who passed away on Monday morning owing to an injury sustained during a cricket match a few days back. Keshri sustained a head injury in an on-field collision while...
  • Tragic end to West Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri April 20, 2015

    The 20-year old cricketer passed away in Kolkata under tragic circumstances after encountering a freak incident on the field last Friday. ...
  • MS Dhoni moves court against mobile firm for contempt April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from a mobile company on a contempt plea filed by Indian cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who alleged that the company violated the court's earlier order restraining from selling products containing endorsement of Dhoni. Justice Suresh Kait, issuing contempt of...
  • Former cricketers condole death of Ankit Keshri April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble condoled the death of former Bengal Under-19 cricket captain Ankit Keshri, who died in a private city nursing home on Monday after sustaining a head injury in an on-field collision during a local game. "Saddened by the demise of Ankit Keshri....
  • Sourav Ganguly in the right place at the right time April 17, 2015

    India's first cricket captain to win back-to-back series in the West Indies and England, Ajit Wadekar was called lucky. Sourav Ganguly, the other captain who gave the team confidence of winning overseas, is also lucky in a different way. Just as the knowledgeable think that Wadekar was lucky to inherit a...
  • BCCI mum on Sourav Ganguly as India coach April 16, 2015

    Sourav Ganguly may have reportedly expressed his interest in becoming India's next coach but the BCCI is not ready to divulge any details on the appointment of Duncan Fletcher's replacement. A report in The Indian Express has revealed that Ganguly has already hinted BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya about his interest in...
  • Virat Kohli needs to learn from Dhoni: Steve Waugh April 15, 2015

    Shanghai: Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain. Kohli took over the reigns of Test captaincy from Dhoni, who announced his shock retirement from the longest format post the...
  • Aditya Verma requests BCCI to grant membership to CAB April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday to grant the state body membership of the national governing panel. In a letter addressed to newly-appointed BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, Verma requested that the impasse engulfing cricket administration...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya doesn't seem too interested in BCCI affairs April 12, 2015

    Jagmohan Dalmiya has seen it all. Pushing 75, the comeback man of the Indian cricket board now has little aspiration or drive to grapple with issues confronting the game. Circumstances conspired to put him in the saddle a decade after he was unceremoniously booted out by his detractors. It is a...
  • Harbhajan Singh opens academy in Kolkata April 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Alarmed by the drug menace among youngsters in the country, out-of-favour India offspinner Harbhajan Singh, who had initially started an academy in Punjab with an aim to rehabilitate victims of substance abuse through cricket, on Thursday opened a new centre in Kolkata. This is Harbhajan's fifth academy in the country. "One...
  • Spinner from naxal-hit area makes it big in BCCI tournament April 7, 2015

    Jamshedpur: He hails from naxal-affected and basic sport infrastructure-lacked Torpa in Khunti district, but right-arm off-spinner Vinayak Vikram proved his talent in his debut under-19 BCCI-sponsored domestic cricket tournament. Vinayak, who comes from a humble farmer's family, impressed the selectors bagging 24 wickets in five matches in the Under-19 tournament this...
  • Images: Suresh Raina gets married to childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary April 3, 2015

    Indian cricketer Suresh Raina got married his fiancee Priyanka Chaudhary in a private ceremony on Friday, which was attended by family members and close friends and a few of his India and UP team-mates at The Leela Palace hotel in New Delhi. Raina and Priyanka have been friends since their childhood...
  • Kanwaljit Singh was the best offspinner India never had April 3, 2015

    Hyderabad's playing fields are filled with great stories, anecdotes and experiences of men who kept a cricketing tradition alive amidst great bonhomie, friendly banter, occasional fire, and cut-throat competition. While the likes of ML Jaisimha, Tiger Pataudi, Syed Abid Ali, Shivlal Yadav, Arshad Ayub, and later Mohammad Azharuddin, Venkatapathi Raju and...
  • Anshuman Gaekwad wants same Team India squad for next World Cup April 1, 2015

    Kolkata: Impressed by India's good showing in the World Cup, former India coach Anshuman Gaekwad believes the current lot of players should be persisted with and they will deliver in the next 50-over showpiece event in England. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men had a near flawless show in the mega-event before making...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 26, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...