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Dinesh Chandimal replaces Angelo Mathews as Sri Lankan cricket captain

Dinesh Chandimal replaces Angelo Mathews as Sri Lankan cricket captain

Mathews had decided to step down following what he described as one of the lowest points in his career. This was the ODI series loss against Zimbabwe. Lowly-ranked Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka 3-2 in the five-match ODI series.

Jul 12, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Michael Carrick replaces Wayne Rooney as new Manchester United captain

Michael Carrick replaces Wayne Rooney as new Manchester United captain

Former England skipper Rooney`s return to his boyhood team Everton left the armband vacant, with 35-year-old Carrick, whose testimonial was held at Old Trafford last month, taking over.

Jul 12, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
I have started to think as a captain in my own mind: Joe Root

I have started to think as a captain in my own mind: Joe Root

Cook resigned following a 4-0 series reverse in India that crowned a difficult 2016 for England that saw them lose eight Tests in all.

Feb 15, 2017, 22:46 PM IST
Just one six en route to 4 Double Hundreds – New side of Virat Kohli's ever-evolving approach!

Just one six en route to 4 Double Hundreds – New side of Virat Kohli's ever-evolving approach!

Kohli is the first batsman to score double centuries in back to back four test series

Feb 11, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Rohit Sharma hails MS Dhoni's decision to make him open in ODIs as career changing

Rohit Sharma hails MS Dhoni's decision to make him open in ODIs as career changing

Rohit, first opened in early 2013 against England during the home series, followed by a steady show in the Champions Trophy.

Jan 11, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
MS Dhoni is invaluable to India's one-day team, especially in big tournaments: Rahul Dravid

MS Dhoni is invaluable to India's one-day team, especially in big tournaments: Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid feels that history will remember MS Dhoni as a successful India captain.

Jan 06, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Vivian Richards backs expansion of cricket to non-traditional nations

Vivian Richards backs expansion of cricket to non-traditional nations

Richards, who played several One-Days in Sharjah during his time, said the entire United Arab Emirates had been pivotal to cricket development.

Sep 26, 2016, 20:19 PM IST
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney dismisses outside criticism

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney dismisses outside criticism

Despite United winning their first three league games, Rooney`s lacklustre displays meant his place was already under scrutiny.

Sep 23, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
South Africa captain AB de Villiers misses ODI against Ireland

South Africa captain AB de Villiers misses ODI against Ireland

Faf du Plessis will captain the team in the one-off match against Ireland in Benoni, near Johannesburg.

Sep 22, 2016, 16:53 PM IST
Roar at Indian cricket grounds during IPL humbles me, writes AB de Villiers in autobiography

Roar at Indian cricket grounds during IPL humbles me, writes AB de Villiers in autobiography

Little wonder that former Australian great Adam Gilchrist has termed AB as "the most valuable cricketer on the planet".

Sep 09, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Bigg Boss 9- Day 67: Prince emerges as new captain of house

Bigg Boss 9- Day 67: Prince emerges as new captain of house

Prince won the captaincy task against Rishabh.

Dec 18, 2015, 00:19 AM IST
If coach is replaced, players face difficulty: Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh

If coach is replaced, players face difficulty: Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh

Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh on Thursday conceded that constant changing of coaches is never easy to deal with but insisted that his team's prospects in the upcoming foreign assignments and next year's Olympics won't be affected by the recent developments.

Jul 30, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Pro-Kabaddi League: Dinesh Kumar named Bengal Warriors captain

Former India captain and Arjuna Awardee Dinesh Kumar was on Wednesday named captain of Bengal Warriors for the second season of Pro-Kabaddi League that will begin from July 18.

Jul 01, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
Our focus is on good show instead of World Cup qualification: Mithali Raj

Our focus is on good show instead of World Cup qualification: Mithali Raj

Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj on Sunday said they were focussed on producing a good performance in the five-match ODI series against New Zealand rather than thinking about qualification for the 2017 World Cup.

Jun 27, 2015, 21:05 PM IST
Wayne Rooney wants 'fantastic' Harry Kane at Manchester United

Wayne Rooney wants 'fantastic' Harry Kane at Manchester United

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has heaped praise on Tottenham Hotspur sensation Harry Kane, expressing that it would be exciting to have the striker in his team.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:54 PM IST
Women's World Cup: Late Sinclair penalty gives Canada dramatic win over China

Women's World Cup: Late Sinclair penalty gives Canada dramatic win over China

Captain Christine Sinclair got hosts Canada off to a winning start at the Women`s World Cup on Saturday with a dramatic last-gasp penalty in a 1-0 win over Group A rivals China.

Jun 07, 2015, 07:10 AM IST
Joe Root should be England captain: Ian Botham

Joe Root should be England captain: Ian Botham

Former all-rounder Ian Botham says it is time to drop Alastair Cook as England captain and replace him with Joe Root adding that ex-Australia pacer Jason Gillespie would be the perfect candidate for the post of England coach.

May 11, 2015, 16:13 PM IST
Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini writes open apology to fans

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini writes open apology to fans

Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini has written an open letter of apology to fans for the club`s woeful form that has left them battling to retain their Premier League status.

May 06, 2015, 03:01 AM IST

Judge mulls charges for migrant disaster ship skipper

The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which at least 700 people drowned was to learn Friday what charges he will face over the deadly disaster.

Apr 24, 2015, 21:21 PM IST
Pakistan name Azhar Ali as ODI captain

Pakistan name Azhar Ali as ODI captain

Inexperienced top-order batsman Azhar Ali was on Monday named as the new Pakistan ODI captain in a surprise move by the cricket Board, succeeding Misbah-ul-Haq who retired from the 50-over format after the cricket World Cup.

Mar 30, 2015, 19:55 PM IST