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Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League final, beats Peshawar Zalmi

Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League final, beats Peshawar Zalmi

International cricket returned to the Pakistani metropolis Karachi after a nine-year break on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2018, 01:00 AM IST
Players need to put in more efforts: Virat Kohli

Players need to put in more efforts: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli on Friday said that team cannot afford to play loose shots.

Jan 14, 2018, 01:02 AM IST
Ashes, 5th Test: Fraternal centuries make for a special day for Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh

Ashes, 5th Test: Fraternal centuries make for a special day for Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh

Shaun, at 34 the elder by eight years, had been dumped from the test side for the seventh time and lost his central contract, while Mitch was struggling to find his way back into the international reckoning after a shoulder surgery.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:36 PM IST
DDCA removes Rishabh Pant from Delhi captaincy, Pradeep Sangwan made T20 captain

DDCA removes Rishabh Pant from Delhi captaincy, Pradeep Sangwan made T20 captain

In an even more bizarre move, the captaincy was handed over to left-arm seamer Pradeep Sangwan, who last played a competitive match in May, 2017 for Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:31 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Rain washes out Day 3 without a single ball

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Rain washes out Day 3 without a single ball

South Africa currently lead by 142 runs, and the Indians will have to bowl really well to nullify their advantage.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

More than 200 weather records were broken nationwide during the last summer, with intense heatwaves, bushfires and flooding plaguing the December 2016-February 2017 season.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:22 PM IST
Ashes, 5th Test, Day 4: England lurching to defeat against Australia

Ashes, 5th Test, Day 4: England lurching to defeat against Australia

The Australians amassed a massive 303-run innings lead in blistering heat and then reduced the battle-weary tourists to 93 for four at the close with a day to play.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: 'We are still ahead in the game,' says SA pacer Kagiso Rabada

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: 'We are still ahead in the game,' says SA pacer Kagiso Rabada

Steyn has been ruled of the remainder of the series with a bruised heel. This was his comeback Test but he lasted only 18.3 overs before an awkward landing on a foothole impeded his return.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara credits all-rounder Hardik Pandya for helping India stay afloat

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara credits all-rounder Hardik Pandya for helping India stay afloat

Pandya's 93 and 2/17 has given India some toehold despite a 142-run lead currently enjoyed by the home team.

Jan 07, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Twitterati praise Hardik Pandya's matured all-round performance

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Twitterati praise Hardik Pandya's matured all-round performance

Hardik Pandya's 93-run knock off 95 balls is also the fourth highest by an Indian in his maiden innings in South Africa.

Jan 07, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Hardik Pandya proves his maturity

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Hardik Pandya proves his maturity

The all-rounder had watched as his side slipped to 92 for seven but instead of playing for survival, Pandya took the attack to the South African seamers.

Jan 07, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
India in South Africa: Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav talk tattoos in Cape Town

India in South Africa: Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav talk tattoos in Cape Town

Ahead of second day's play of the opening Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground between India and South Africa, Proteas paceman Dale Steyn and Indian pacer Umesh Yadav were seen checking each other's tattoos.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
See Pics: Anushka Sharma leads the 'wives gang' in South Africa

See Pics: Anushka Sharma leads the 'wives gang' in South Africa

Anushka is evidently having a ball in the Rainbow Nation hanging out with the wives of Kohli's teammates as pictured in an Instagram photograph uploaded on Saturday by Shikhar Dhawan's wife Ayesha Dhawan.

Jan 06, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
Steve Smith shouldn't criticize his players in public, feels former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh

Steve Smith shouldn't criticize his players in public, feels former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh

The former skipper also said that he does not think that Maxwell deserved to be axed from the 14-man squad against England for the upcoming Gillette ODI Series.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:47 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Hardik Pandya heroics revive India but SA 142 runs ahead

India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Hardik Pandya heroics revive India but SA 142 runs ahead

South Africa scored 286 in their first innings and then bowled India out for 209 on day two to take a 77-run lead in the first innings.

Jan 06, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Ashes, 5th Test, Day 3: Usman Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Ashes, 5th Test, Day 3: Usman Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Khawaja shared a stand of 188 with captain Steve Smith, who was dismissed just before lunch, and another of 101 with Marsh, who just missed out on his second hundred of the series in the over before stumps.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Virat Kohli gets trolled on Twitter after getting dismissed in Newlands

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Virat Kohli gets trolled on Twitter after getting dismissed in Newlands

Kohli came out to bat after India had suffered a double setback with early dismissals of both its openers – Murali Vijay (1) and Shikhar Dhawan (16).

Jan 06, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Black Caps beat Champions Trophy winners by 61 runs

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Black Caps beat Champions Trophy winners by 61 runs

Captain Kane Williamson made 115 to lead New Zealand to 315-7 as they batted first after losing the toss. Pakistan were 166-6 after 30.1 overs when rain brought the match to an early end.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Dale Steyn returns, proves he has lost none of his pace

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Dale Steyn returns, proves he has lost none of his pace

Steyn took his career tally to 418 wickets, three behind South African record-holder Shaun Pollock, as India were reduced to 28 for three at the close having bowled out the hosts for 286 on a spicy wicket offering bounce and some sideways movement.

Jan 06, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: We gave away 30 runs more to SA, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: We gave away 30 runs more to SA, admits Bhuvneshwar Kumar

South Africa maintained a run-rate of over four runs per over before ending at 3.90 in 73.1 overs.

Jan 06, 2018, 11:09 AM IST