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Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Ranji captain, Nitish Rana takes over

Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Ranji captain, Nitish Rana takes over

The 24-year-old Rana is a middle-order batsman, who has an average of 46.29 in 24 first-class appearances so far.

Nov 05, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
Virat Kohli, India's 'run machine', turns 30; wishes pour in from across the globe

Virat Kohli, India's 'run machine', turns 30; wishes pour in from across the globe

Indian Cricket captain Virat Kohli is celebrating his 30th birthday on Monday. 

Nov 05, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
Bowlers were exceptional, there's some learning for batsmen: Rohit Sharma

Bowlers were exceptional, there's some learning for batsmen: Rohit Sharma

Sharma also lauded West Indies` debutant pacer Oshane Thomas, who finished with figures of 2/21 after dismissing Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.  

Nov 05, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
Five years with KKR helped me do well here: Kuldeep Yadav

Five years with KKR helped me do well here: Kuldeep Yadav

West Indies left-arm spinner Fabian Allen, meanwhile, rued the absence of star all-rounder Andre Russell who was ruled out on the eve of the first T20 due to injury.  

Nov 04, 2018, 23:53 PM IST
Cool Karthik, crafty Pandya secure India's nervy 5-wicket win against Windies

Cool Karthik, crafty Pandya secure India's nervy 5-wicket win against Windies

Having restricted West Indies to a below-par 109-8, India suffered a top order collapse of their own but Karthik stayed put to guide the hosts home with 13 balls to spare at Kolkata`s Eden Gardens.

Nov 04, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
India vs West Indies 1st T20: India beat West Indies by 5 wickets to take 1-0 series lead

India vs West Indies 1st T20: India beat West Indies by 5 wickets to take 1-0 series lead

The first T20 at Kolkata turned out to be a thriller after the West Indies were dismissed for a score of just 109. India recorded a nervy five-wicket win on the back of a 34 ball 31 by Dinesh Karthik

Nov 04, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
Unsettled England plot to ruin Rangana Herath's farewell

Unsettled England plot to ruin Rangana Herath's farewell

The three-test series promises a familiar sight, with Sri Lanka`s wily spinners to bowl tirelessly and often in tandem, preying on the technique and temperament of the touring batsmen on tracks where

Nov 04, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Indian squad for Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced; Jayant Yadav named skipper

Indian squad for Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced; Jayant Yadav named skipper

Haryana all-rounder Jayant Yadav, who made his ODI debut for India in October 2016 and went on to make his Test debut against England in November, just a month later has been named as the captain. 

Nov 04, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Don't compare Virat and Sachin: Raj Kumar Sharma, Virat Kohli's childhood coach

Don't compare Virat and Sachin: Raj Kumar Sharma, Virat Kohli's childhood coach

Sharma also lauded the inclusion of Shahbaz Nadeem and Krunal Pandya in the Indian squad.

Nov 03, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Star West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell ruled out of T20 series

Star West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell ruled out of T20 series

West Indies chief selector Courtney Browne confirmed Russell's unavailability for the India series but did not give the details of his injury.

Nov 03, 2018, 21:58 PM IST
Brian Lara on Virat Kohli: Good to see that the game has a leader now

Brian Lara on Virat Kohli: Good to see that the game has a leader now

Lara refused to comment on the Kohli-Tendulkar "who is better" debate.

Nov 03, 2018, 21:33 PM IST
Need to improve against spinners: India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane

Need to improve against spinners: India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane

He picked Jasprit Bumrah as the most difficult bowler to face while Umesh Yadav was his pick for the world's fastest bowler. 

Nov 03, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
Rayudu announces retirement from first-class cricket to focus on shorter formats

Rayudu announces retirement from first-class cricket to focus on shorter formats

With virtually no chance of donning the India whites, Rayudu called time on his 17-year-long first-class career in which he scored 6151 runs from 97 games. 

Nov 03, 2018, 20:40 PM IST
India start favourites, insists West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite

India start favourites, insists West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite

West Indies are back at the venue where Brathwaite smashed four consecutive sixes off Ben Stokes in the final over to pull-off a sensational win in the 2016 World T20 final.

Nov 03, 2018, 20:08 PM IST
Indian squad for 1st T20 vs West Indies announced

Indian squad for 1st T20 vs West Indies announced

India enjoyed a comprehensive 3-1 win in the 5-match ODI series scheduled between the two nations with the hosts recording a 2-0 whitewash in the Test series early on.

Nov 03, 2018, 19:45 PM IST
'Play IPL only if...': Sachin Tendulkar's message for cricketers eyeing world cup berth

'Play IPL only if...': Sachin Tendulkar's message for cricketers eyeing world cup berth

Tendulkar said that it is the responsibility of every player to take care of his injuries.

Nov 03, 2018, 18:37 PM IST
Yo-Yo' test should not be sole criteria for team selection: Former Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif

Yo-Yo' test should not be sole criteria for team selection: Former Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif

The Indian team has set 16.1 as the Yo-Yo test benchmark for the past couple of years and any player failing to clear the test is not selected. 

Nov 03, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
VVS Laxman launches cover of autobiography '281 and Beyond'

VVS Laxman launches cover of autobiography '281 and Beyond'

The tell-all book, which will hit the stands on November 19, is co-written by sports journalist R Kaushik.

Nov 03, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
BCCI announces squads for U-19 Challenger Trophy

BCCI announces squads for U-19 Challenger Trophy

The junior selection committee met in Kolkata to pick the four teams- India Blue, India Red, India Green and India Yellow for the tournament, which is scheduled to be held in Lucknow from November 10

Nov 03, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
He wanted to make way for Pant in T20s: Kohli on Dhoni's exclusion

He wanted to make way for Pant in T20s: Kohli on Dhoni's exclusion

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday reacted to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's exclusion from the T20 squad for upcoming matches between West Indies and Australia.

Nov 01, 2018, 22:37 PM IST