Duleep Trophy: Mahesh Rawat scores century for Central on last day of match
Duleep Trophy: Mahesh Rawat scores century for Central on last day of match

Mahesh Rawat scored a century and combined well with lower-order batsmen to pile on the misery of the North Zone bowlers as Central Zone's Duleep Trophy semifinal ended in a draw here on Saturday.

Record-breaking Younis Khan considered sitting out Tests
Record-breaking Younis Khan considered sitting out Tests

Record breaking century maker Younis Khan Saturday said he considered skipping the Test series against Australia after being left out of the preceding one-day series.

Michael Clarke praises `gentleman` Younis Khan
Michael Clarke praises `gentleman` Younis Khan

Australian skipper Michael Clarke praised record century maker Younis Khan as a "gentleman of the game" after the Pakistani notched a century in each innings in the first Test on Saturday.

Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare tournament
Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare tournament

Middle-order batsman Saurabh Tiwary will lead a 15-member Jharkhand squad in the Vijay Hazare One-day league tournament, commencing from November 6 in Kolkata.

OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium
OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has made little changes in the prices of tickets for the November 2 ODI between India and Sri Lanka to be played here at Barabati Stadium.

Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"
Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an "interested party"

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his team-mate was an "interested party" and spoke "vigorously" during the meetings he attended.

Pakistan spinners strike after Younus, Shehzad heroics
Pakistan spinners strike after Younus, Shehzad heroics

Pakistan`s spinners scythed through Australia`s top order in the second innings to get them close to victory in the first test after twin centuries from Younus Khan and youngster Ajmal Shehzad helped the hosts set an improbable target.

Wonder boy Aditya Garhwal scores double century, gets bat from Suresh Raina
Wonder boy Aditya Garhwal scores double century, gets bat from Suresh Raina

Rajasthan wonder kid Aditya Garhwal again hit a stunning double century as he smashed his way to 212 off 132 balls against Vidarbha in the Vinoo Mankad trophy match, here on Saturday.

Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test
Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test

Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday.

Ahmed Shehzad`s hundred puts Pakistan in command
Ahmed Shehzad`s hundred puts Pakistan in command

Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a solid century to steer Pakistan into a commanding position on the fourth day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Saturday.

Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener
Cuttack to host India-Sri Lanka ODI series opener

Cuttack will host the opening match of the hastily-arranged ODI series between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 after the West Indies' stunning pullout over a pay dispute.

Ahmed Shehzad`s fifty stretches Pakistan`s lead in first Test
Ahmed Shehzad`s fifty stretches Pakistan`s lead in first Test

Opener Ahmed Shehzad hit a solid half-century to help Pakistan strengthen their position in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Saturday.

Shoaib Malik's bowling action comes under scrutiny
Shoaib Malik's bowling action comes under scrutiny

Pakistan's experienced allrounder and former captain, Shoaib Malik has come under scrutiny for his bowling action in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first class tournament.

Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai
Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai

Scars re-opened on a dusty pitch in Bulawayo in August bled profusely on day three of the first test against Pakistan as Australia`s batsmen showed a familiar vulnerability to tight spin bowling on slow wickets.

Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited
Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited

The Indian selectors will be awaiting Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report before searching for a replacement after the East Zone wicketkeeper-batsman injured his thumb during the Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Friday.

Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police
Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.

Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports
Marlon Samuels wanted to continue tour of India: Reports

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the tour of India and he stayed away from most of the players' meetings on the troubled tour, according to media reports here.

Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney
Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal one-day tourney

Laxmi Ratan Shukla was on Friday named Bengal skipper for the four-team SK Acharya Challenger invitational meet starting next Sunday.

Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman
Three-ton David Warner feels lucky to match Don Bradman

Australian opener David Warner believes luck played a part in his matching illustrious countryman Don Bradman's three consecutive Test hundreds, he said on Friday.

IPL spot-fixing: Gurunath Meiyappan’s voice sample confirmed, say reports
IPL spot-fixing: Gurunath Meiyappan’s voice sample confirmed, say reports

The Forensic Science Laboratory in Mumbai identified the voice of Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scam, spot-fixing case accused Gurunath Meiyappan in a tapped phone conversation. According to media reports, the son-in-law of ICC, boss N Srinivasan was heard talking to another accomplice Vindoo Dara Singh.