Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa
Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries as the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George`s Park on Sunday.

Michael Clarke set to miss Australia's World Cup opener
Michael Clarke set to miss Australia's World Cup opener

Australia captain Michael Clarke, who is fighting against time to recuperate from a career-threatening right-hamstring injury has admitted that he might not be fit by the time the co-hosts play their inaugural match in the Cricket World Cup against England on February 14.

India vs Australia: No reason to respect Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli
India vs Australia: No reason to respect Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli

After scoring his third Test hundred of the tour, Virat Kohli Sunday said he was left with no good reason to respect pacer Mitchell Johnson and some of the other Australia players after verbals flew "throughout the day" at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Wasim Akram welcomes baby girl with wife Shaniera
Wasim Akram welcomes baby girl with wife Shaniera

Former cricketer Wasim Akram recently became a father for the third time, as he welcomed a baby girl with his Shaniera Akram.

Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling
Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling

Two wickets in as many balls from fast bowler Morne Morkel just before the tea interval left West Indies reeling at 59 for two in reply to South Africa’s 417 for eight declared on day three of the second test at St George Park on Sunday. 

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu reach 144-4 against Railways in weather-hit day 1
Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu reach 144-4 against Railways in weather-hit day 1

Opener Abhinav Mukund scored a half-century as former champions Tamil Nadu reached 144 for four on a weather-hit opening day of their Elite Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Railways, here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Delhi reach 178/1 after Unmukt, Gambhir provide solid start
Ranji Trophy: Delhi reach 178/1 after Unmukt, Gambhir provide solid start

Back in form after his fluent century against Rajasthan, Unmukt Chand made full use of playing against below-par Gujarat attack with an attractive unbeaten 97 that took Delhi to a comfortable 178 for one on the first day of a Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Sunday.

Services 235/7 against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy
Services 235/7 against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy

Leg-spinner Akash Bhandari took four wickets before number eight batsman Deepak Punia's unbeaten fifty helped Services recover to 235 for seven on the opening day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Hyderabad here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj on verge of third successive ton
Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj on verge of third successive ton

Mandeep Singh struck his maiden hundred century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third ton in a row as Punjab reached 327 for three on day one of the Group B match against Saurashtra here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Youngster Iyer's century helps Mumbai reach 306/4 againt Bengal on Day 1
Ranji Trophy: Youngster Iyer's century helps Mumbai reach 306/4 againt Bengal on Day 1

20-year-old Shreyas Iyer smashed his maiden first class century (153) to help Mumbai grab the day one honours against Bengal in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

West Indies fight back against South Africa with four wickets
West Indies fight back against South Africa with four wickets

The West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test by dismissing South Africa's leading batsmen, Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers, in successive overs at St George's Park on Sunday.

Shoaib Akhtar advises suspended Saeed Ajmal to approach CAS
Shoaib Akhtar advises suspended Saeed Ajmal to approach CAS

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has advised suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.

Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test – Day 3: Statistical highlights
Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test – Day 3: Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on day three of the third cricket Test between India and Australia here Sunday.

Surprising to see Australians drop so many catches: Virat Kohli
Surprising to see Australians drop so many catches: Virat Kohli

 India's premier batsman Virat Kohli said Sunday it was unusual to see Australia drop so many catches.

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.

Our fielding was below standard but India batted well: Ryan Harris
Our fielding was below standard but India batted well: Ryan Harris

 Australian pacer Ryan Harris on Sunday expressed disappointment at his team's "below standard" fielding but heaped praise on Indian batsmen, in particular Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli, for their performance on day three of the third cricket Test here.

Sachin Tendulkar wants to light up villages in his next innings
Sachin Tendulkar wants to light up villages in his next innings

 Looking for "satisfaction" after retirement, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar says he plans to light up lives in villages where electricity remains a distant dream even to this day.

Ind vs Aus: They called me spoilt brat, it worked in my favour: Virat  Kohli
Ind vs Aus: They called me spoilt brat, it worked in my favour: Virat Kohli

 Never the one to shy away from an on-field showdown, feisty Indian batsman Virat Kohli said being called a "spoilt brat" by the Australians brought the best out of him as he smashed a career-best 169-run knock to keep the touring side afloat in the ongoing third cricket Test here today.

Sachin Tendulkar denies seeking land from IIT Delhi for academy
Sachin Tendulkar denies seeking land from IIT Delhi for academy

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday denied planning a cricket academy and seeking land from IIT Delhi to build it, adding he was "appalled" by reports suggesting so.

Virat Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field
Virat Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

Virat Kohli says he enjoys the on-field banter with Australia but he let his bat do the talking Sunday with a Test-best 169 to help India fight back in the third Test.