We want to give Rahul, Rishabh game time: Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli wasn’t perturbed by his team’s shoddy batting performance in the first T20 International as he is looking to give more chances to youngsters KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant looking ahead at the World Cup in England. Continue Reading

Cricket: Skipper Lokeshwar helps TN men win against Chhattisgarh

Chasing 242 for victory, Tamilnadu lost early wickets but skipper S Lokeshwar scored an unbeaten 99 and brought TN over the line, giving them a one-wicket victory with seven balls remaining. Continue Reading

‘Time is right’ to play in Pak: De Villiers

South Africa’s AB de Villiers hopes his involvement in this year’s Pakistan Super League will encourage the world’s best players to return to the country. Pakistan have had to play most of their ‘home’ games in the United Arab Emirates since a 2009 attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus in Lahore, although the West Indies did tour Pakistan in April last year. Continue Reading

India World Cup favourites alongside England: Gillespie

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie felt the current Indian bowling attack led by Jasprit Bumrah makes the team one of the favourites for the upcoming ICC World Cup, alongside host England. The attack is well balanced. Bumrah has been rested for a reason, but the bowling line-up is still quite good, said Gillespie Continue Reading

Latham, de Grandhomme back in NZ squad for India ODIs

New Zealand on Thursday brought back Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme for the ODI series against India starting next week in Napier, fielding the strongest possible squad to take on the world no. 2 side. Continue Reading

India’s pace-bowling is fantastic, says Kapil Dev

 With India on the cusp of a historic Test series win in Australia, former India captain Kapil Dev is mightily impressed with India’s fast bowling attack that played a big role in the team’s good performance Down Under. Continue Reading

Going under hammer

Though India is playing Australia Down Under, all eyes of sports-lovers are on the IPL auction table. On 18 December, in Jaipur, 346 cricketers will to go under the hammer for the 2019 edition of the tournament, and attention will be on the nine players with the highest reserve price. Continue Reading

Adelaide Test: India to field four bowlers  

An Indian team brimming with confidence will aim to finally shed the poor travellers’ tag when it takes on a circumspect Australia in what is being perceived as the tourists’ best opportunity to win a Test series Down Under in 70 years. Continue Reading

Laxman recalls bitter experiences during 2007 Aussie series

“I was the one who suggested that we should go back home immediately because it was clear it was one-sided and it was not fair but Anil (Kumble) showed great leadership qualities and managed everything,” V V S Laxman said during the Delhi launch of his book 281 and Beyond. Continue Reading