‘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

Mumbai enforces follow-on in Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19)

Nidhish Rajagopal’s century wasn’t enough for Tamilnadu to avoid follow-on against Mumbai in the Cooch Behar Trophy (Under-19) Elite Group A match at the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana in Mumbai. Continue Reading

TN volleyball team to meet K’taka in finals

The men’s final of 67th Senior National Volleyball Championship at the Nehru indoor stadium here Wednesday will see the hosts Tamilnadu take on Karnataka for the title. Continue Reading

Trilok Nag and Bidhuri shine with ball

It was a field day for bowlers as H Trilok Nag and Kunwar Bidhuri picked up five wickets and four wickets for Tamil Nadu and Delhi respectively in the Colonel CK Nayudu (Under-23) Elite Group A match at the NPR College Ground in Dindigul. Continue Reading

Pant has technical issues in keeping wickets: Engineer

Rishabh Pant might have created a new record for an Indian wicket keeper by taking 11 catches in a Test in Australia, but former stumper Farokh Engineer says the Delhi youngster has a lot of technical problems in his primary job, while praising the left hander’s batting heroics. Continue Reading