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New Zealand's Wrecker-in-chief against Pakistan Ajaz Patel has Indian-origins

New Zealand's Wrecker-in-chief against Pakistan Ajaz Patel has Indian-origins

The 30-year-old finger spinner was named as the man of the match following his excellent bowling spell in the second innings, where he recorded figures of 5/59. 

Nov 19, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
1st Test: Spinners dominate as New Zealand register nervy 4-run win against Pakistan

1st Test: Spinners dominate as New Zealand register nervy 4-run win against Pakistan

Indian-origin spinner Ajaz Patel was the pick of the bowlers for New Zealand picking a five-wicket haul with fellow spinner Ish Sodhi and fast bowler Neil Wagner recording two wickets apiece. 

Nov 19, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
1st Unofficial Test: Test specialists get batting time in drawn affair

1st Unofficial Test: Test specialists get batting time in drawn affair

India A scored 247 for 3 in 65 overs in their second innings when the match was called off.

Nov 19, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
Besides Virat Kohli, wary Australia plan to stop Rohit Sharma

Besides Virat Kohli, wary Australia plan to stop Rohit Sharma

Coulter-Nile also fancies bowling short to Rohit, who has an impressive record in Australia and has scored 810 runs at an average of 62.31 in the last eight years.

Nov 19, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
England finish second in Group, to face in-form India in semis

England finish second in Group, to face in-form India in semis

India have been invincible so far in the tournament, winning all their three games in the group stage. 

Nov 19, 2018, 14:18 PM IST
Steve Smith, David Warner bans to be reviewed this week- reports

Steve Smith, David Warner bans to be reviewed this week- reports

The Australian Cricketers` Association have always contested the bans were overly-harsh and have continued to push for all three to be able to return to representative cricket immediately.

Nov 19, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah shatter 14-year-old record against New Zealand; put Pakistan on brink of victory

Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah shatter 14-year-old record against New Zealand; put Pakistan on brink of victory

Ali recorded figures of 45/5, registering his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests.

Nov 19, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
Yasir Shah and  Hasan Ali slice through Kiwis to put Pakistan in control

Yasir Shah and Hasan Ali slice through Kiwis to put Pakistan in control

Chasing a target of 176 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Pakistan reached 37 for no loss with openers Imam-ul-Haq (25) and Mohammed Hafeez (8) at the crease.

Nov 19, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
India prepared for extra pace and bounce in Australia: Rohit Sharma

India prepared for extra pace and bounce in Australia: Rohit Sharma

Rohit has scored heavily in the limited-overs matches in Australia and his strong backfoot play earned him a place in India`s test squad after being dropped following modest returns in South Africa

Nov 19, 2018, 12:53 PM IST
'I'll be surprised if he doesn't': Pat Cummins lacks trust in Kohli's pledge to be sledge-free during series

'I'll be surprised if he doesn't': Pat Cummins lacks trust in Kohli's pledge to be sledge-free during series

Cummins refused to divulge any plans the bowling attack had in store for Virat Kohli who is currently the world’s top-ranked Test batsman and has been in brilliant form recently. 

Nov 19, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Is Ravi Shastri a 'yes man'? Kohli opens up about Team India coach

Is Ravi Shastri a 'yes man'? Kohli opens up about Team India coach

Former coach Anil Kumble had reportedly resigned after the ex-cricketer failed to 'see eye to eye' with Kohli on several issues. 

Nov 19, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
BCCI rubbishes media report on CoA telling Virat Kohli to be 'humble'

BCCI rubbishes media report on CoA telling Virat Kohli to be 'humble'

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday rubbished a media report which stated that Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has been asked by CoA to conduct himself with 'humility'. 

Nov 18, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
England skipper Joe Root pleased after leading by example in Pallekele

England skipper Joe Root pleased after leading by example in Pallekele

The England captain also had special words of praise for wicketkeeper Ben Foakes, who replaced injured Jonny Bairstow behind the stumps for the victories in Galle and Pallekele.

Nov 18, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

The England side led by Nasser Hussain were the last to register a series victory in Sri Lanka in 2001 and Joe Root`s men arrived in the country winless in their last 13 tests away from home.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
Djokovic recommends surprise candidate for English cricket; ICC tweets back

Djokovic recommends surprise candidate for English cricket; ICC tweets back

This caught the attention of the International Cricket Council (ICC) who tweeted an equally humorous response to Djokovic inviting him for a net session at the Cricket World Cup. 

Nov 18, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
We will miss Hardik Pandya in Australia: Ravi Shastri

We will miss Hardik Pandya in Australia: Ravi Shastri

Shastri is also confident that the seamers will enjoy bowling on Australian pitches.   

Nov 18, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
No team has travelled well in last 5-6 years, why pick on India: Ravi Shastri

No team has travelled well in last 5-6 years, why pick on India: Ravi Shastri

Head coach Ravi Shastri has questioned the decision to single out India's constant struggle to emerge victorious away from home during a media briefing ahead of the 1st T20I against Australia.

Nov 18, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
He won't take his foot off the gas: Shastri denies Australia's polite approach will impact Kohli

He won't take his foot off the gas: Shastri denies Australia's polite approach will impact Kohli

Ravi Shastri also remphasized his belief that the only factor which mattered at the end of the day was the on-field performance. 

Nov 18, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
India will take no prisoners, enjoy a good chance of beating Australia: Ravi Shastri

India will take no prisoners, enjoy a good chance of beating Australia: Ravi Shastri

Shastri also encouraged his side to seize the big moments during clashes which can determine the momentum of the game, drawing references to the recent away series against South Africa and England. 

Nov 18, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
We always enjoy when batting together: Harmanpreet Kaur hails bond with Smriti Mandhana

We always enjoy when batting together: Harmanpreet Kaur hails bond with Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur shared a 68-run third wicket partnership which played a key role in powering India to a competitive 167 for 8 at the Providence Stadium. 

Nov 18, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

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