All eyes on Hardik as team India plan to seal series

A well-deserved break on the cards, India captain Virat Kohli will be aiming to seal the five-match series when his team square off against a confused New Zealand in the third ODI here Monday. Continue Reading

Republic Day gift: India take 2-0 lead by crushing New Zealand by 90 runs

India dished out a dominating performance to crush New Zealand by 90 runs as spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal yet again tormented the home batsmen after a superlative batting show by the visitors in the second ODI, here Saturday.

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Dhoni still has plenty to offer for Team India

Until a few days ago, critics wrote off Dhoni. A few even called him an ‘ageing tiger’ and doubted his inclusion in the team for ICC World Cricket Cup. Call it a scene straight from a cinema, Dhoni walked to the middle and what followed was three wonderful half centuries which eventually helped India script history, winning the ODI series 2-1 in AUstralia. And Dhoni returned with ‘Man of the Series’ trophy. 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