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AB de Villiers turns 33: Watch one of the greatest ever run-outs by Superman of modern-day cricket

AB de Villiers turns 33: Watch one of the greatest ever run-outs by Superman of modern-day cricket

The Superman of Cricket holds the record for fastest 50 (16 balls), 100 (31 balls) and 150 (64 balls) in one-day internationals.

Feb 17, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Ross Taylor seeks clarity from selectors on T20I future after being snubbed for match against South Africa

Ross Taylor seeks clarity from selectors on T20I future after being snubbed for match against South Africa

Taylor has said he had not been given any specific indication from selectors as to what is required of him to reclaim his spot in the national T20I side.

Feb 14, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Angry batsman hurls stump, kills Bangladeshi teen during friendly cricket game

Angry batsman hurls stump, kills Bangladeshi teen during friendly cricket game

The batsman has been detained and will be prosecuted for causing unintentional death, police said.

Feb 06, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Rajendra Chandrika blames shot selection for scoreless West Indies Test debut

Rajendra Chandrika blames shot selection for scoreless West Indies Test debut

West Indies batsman Rajendra Chandrika, who failed to score in his two innings on Test debut, has blamed poor shot selection for his dismissals.

Jun 24, 2015, 13:13 PM IST
New Zealand`s Luke Ronchi signs for Somerset

New Zealand`s Luke Ronchi signs for Somerset

New Zealand wicket-keeper/batsman Luke Ronchi will play five domestic Twenty20 fixtures for Somerset, the English county announced Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:50 PM IST
Have been taking tips from MS Dhoni: Wriddhiman Saha

Have been taking tips from MS Dhoni: Wriddhiman Saha

Eager to fill the void created by prolific wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Wriddhiman Saha on Sunday said he was following him closely and seeking tips from the former Test captain.

Jun 08, 2015, 00:01 AM IST
Chris Lynn's IPL campaign in doubt

Chris Lynn's IPL campaign in doubt

With less than a month to go for the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) overseas batsman Chris Lynn injured his hamstring and is awaiting scan reports which will reveal his prognosis.

Mar 15, 2015, 19:53 PM IST
Worried Pakistan might try Sarfraz Ahmed against South Africa

Worried Pakistan might try Sarfraz Ahmed against South Africa

Worried over constant failure of the top-order in the ongoing ICC cricket World Cup, Pakistan team management is set to draft in wicketkeeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed in their crucial Pool B match against South Africa in Auckland on Friday.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:22 PM IST
Kane Williamson agrees Yorkshire return

Kane Williamson agrees Yorkshire return

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has agreed to return to Yorkshire for a third successive season, the English county champions announced on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 16:26 PM IST
That figures - `nervous nineties` do exist in cricket, says study

That figures - `nervous nineties` do exist in cricket, says study

When a batsman throws his wicket away with a century in sight at the World Cup, he can now tell disgruntled teammates he was blinded by science.

Feb 12, 2015, 17:41 PM IST
Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 16:48 PM IST
Kevin Pietersen's sacking questioned by Stuart Broad

Kevin Pietersen's sacking questioned by Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has questioned Kevin Pietersen’s sacking saying the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) could have dropped the batsman instead of ending his international career.

Jan 11, 2015, 22:17 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad pick three points after draw with Services

Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad pick three points after draw with Services

Hyderabad batsman Hanuma Vihari's century proved vital as the Ravi Teja-led side managed to bag three points on the basis of its first-innings lead against Services after the Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match ended in a draw, here on Wednesday.

Dec 31, 2014, 19:11 PM IST
It's high time Cheteshwar Pujara converts starts into big knocks

It's high time Cheteshwar Pujara converts starts into big knocks

Cheteshwar Puajara, touted as a replacement of 'the Wall' Rahul Dravid, has been missing too many chances to play big knocks in Test cricket, of late.

Dec 28, 2014, 16:46 PM IST
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Craig McMillan dubs Brendon McCullum 'most destructive'

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Craig McMillan dubs Brendon McCullum 'most destructive'

New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan Friday described skipper Brendon McCullum as the most destructive batsman to have played for his country after the right-hander blasted a 74-ball ton against the Sri Lanka in the opening day of the first Test here.

Dec 26, 2014, 17:44 PM IST
Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas

Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas

West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed confidence in his team’s ability to bounce back against South Africa in the second Test match at St. George’s Park starting here Friday.

Dec 24, 2014, 13:56 PM IST
Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

England batsman and former skipper Alastair Cook has said that he was ‘gutted’ to be left out of England's World Cup squad after fellow willower Eoin Morgan was confirmed as the new one-day captain.

Dec 20, 2014, 19:23 PM IST
West Indies lose Assad Fudadin for South Africa series

West Indies lose Assad Fudadin for South Africa series

West Indies batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the three-test tour of South Africa after fracturing a finger in fielding practice on Wednesday.

Dec 18, 2014, 21:38 PM IST
Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats

Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats

South Africa have lost two of the country’s finest ever batsman over the last 12 months, but in AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla they retain world class performers who dug the Proteas out of a spot of trouble on Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 23:40 PM IST
Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away

Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away

Former Uttar Pradesh and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passed away after failing to recover from a prolonged heart illness, here.

Dec 14, 2014, 18:01 PM IST