IPL to start today amid Covid wave

Amid the serious threat on the raging second wave of the Covid pandemic, the 14th edition of the cash rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai today behind closed doors when defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) take on constant under achievers Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Continue Reading

Cricket: India in command, overall leads by 249 runs

Enjoying the cushion of a huge 195-run first innings lead after spinning out England for 134, India were in a commanding position at close on the second day of the second cricket test in Chennai Sunday. Continue Reading

India need 324 to win final Test against Australia

India will need 324 runs more, with all their wickets intact, when they come out to bat on Tuesday to win the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba. Continue Reading

Cricket: India keen to avoid 3-0 whitewash against New Zealand

India would expect its top order to fire to avoid a series whitewash when it clashes with a high-flying New Zealand in the third and final One-day International, here tomorrow. Continue Reading

Injury-hit India and New Zealand look for context in ODI battle

Injuries to key players has opened the door for exciting youngsters such as Prithvi Shaw to make an impression in the Indian line-up against a low-on-confidence and depleted New Zealand in the three-match ODI series starting here on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Calf injury rules Rohit out of NZ tour, Agarwal likely for ODIs, Rahul, Gill for Tests

In a blow to India, limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma was on Monday ruled out of the upcoming ODI and Test series against New Zealand after sustaining a calf injury during the fifth T20 International in Mount Maunganui. Continue Reading

Kohli elated at ODI series win against Windies

India captain Virat Kohli has one eye on the ICC T20 World Cup but he is also looking beyond that, saying on Sunday that his team’s younger people will need to step up in the near future. Continue Reading