Indian cricket

India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

If Rohit gets a Test nod ahead of vice-captain Rahane based on current form, then why was that criterion overlooked when Kohli and Shastri decided to replace Bhuvneshwar with Ishant in the eleven for the second Test against SA?

Jan 13, 2018, 17:30 PM IST
BCCI suspends allrounder Yusuf Pathan for 'inadvertent' doping violation

BCCI suspends allrounder Yusuf Pathan for 'inadvertent' doping violation

A back-dated five-month ineligibility period, which ends January 14, has been imposed on Yusuf as the board is satisfied with the explanation given by the cricketer for ingestion of prohibited drug terbutaline in a cough syrup.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:57 PM IST
Give Hardik Pandya time, says Kapil Dev

Give Hardik Pandya time, says Kapil Dev

Hardik Pandya certainly has the ability but only time will tell if he would go on to become a genuine allrounder, said former India captain Kapil Dev, considered as one of the country's best ever cricketers.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
Mohammad Azharuddin barred from attending SGM, slams Hyderabad Cricket Association

Mohammad Azharuddin barred from attending SGM, slams Hyderabad Cricket Association

The former India captain was initially not allowed to attend Sunday's SGM because of his alleged "association with an unofficial cricket body" as mentioned by HCA president G Vivek

Jan 08, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
Supreme Court allows Bihar to play Ranji Trophy, other national cricket tournaments

Supreme Court allows Bihar to play Ranji Trophy, other national cricket tournaments

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Bihar Cricket Association to participate in Ranji Trophy and similar other national-level cricket championships.

Jan 04, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
MS Dhoni to miss out on top BCCI contract?

MS Dhoni to miss out on top BCCI contract?

India's former World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to miss out on the top BCCI contract as the Indian cricket administration plans to roll out reworked slabs divided into four categories as opposed to the three previously, media reports suggest. 

Jan 04, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Day not far when batsmen will score 400 in ODIs, says Kapil Dev

Day not far when batsmen will score 400 in ODIs, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev feels the way modern-day cricket is progressing, that day may not be far when a batsman goes on to score 400 in one-day internationals (ODI).

Dec 28, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Watch: MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva melts hearts with her Christmas song

Watch: MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva melts hearts with her Christmas song

Ziva expressed her happiness at having daddy back home by singing out Christmas and New Year wishes.

Dec 26, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
We represent 140 crore people, that's pressure: Rohit Sharma

We represent 140 crore people, that's pressure: Rohit Sharma

It's not brute power but sublime timing with which Rohit Sharma produces the big knocks, and the Indian opener says it is the ability to play according to the field that is key to his batting.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
BCCI names Saba Karim as GM of Cricket Operations

BCCI names Saba Karim as GM of Cricket Operations

Former India stumper Saba Karim was on Friday named General Manager, cricket operations, of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He will assume office on January 1.

Dec 23, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Delhi beat Mumbai by five wickets to lift U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy

Delhi beat Mumbai by five wickets to lift U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy

Wicket-keeper Anuj Rawat's 75 helped Delhi outplay Mumbai by five wickets on Wednesday to clinch the U-23 Col CK Nayudu Trophy on the fourth and the last day of the final played here.

Dec 20, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
This Delhi youngster says 'I owe my life to Gautam Gambhir'

This Delhi youngster says 'I owe my life to Gautam Gambhir'

Soon after his decimation of Bengal in the Ranji Trophy semifinal on Tuesday, Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini said he owes his "life and success" to former India opener Gautam Gambhir.

Dec 20, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Team India ends 2017 with its all-time best ODI record in a calendar year

Team India ends 2017 with its all-time best ODI record in a calendar year

The record of 21 wins, 7 defeats and 1 no-result in 2017 brings a win-loss ratio of 3.000, which is the best ever for Team India in a calendar year.

Dec 18, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Hardik Pandya does what Kapil Dev did 31 years ago

Hardik Pandya does what Kapil Dev did 31 years ago

On Sunday, during the third ODI against Sri Lanka, Pandya took his tally of wickets past 30 this year besides scoring 500-plus runs in 50-over internationals. Only Kapil has had done that before among Indian allrounders, which was in 1986. 

Dec 18, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Virat Kohli's salary from BCCI may jump from Rs. 5 crore to Rs. 10 crore: Report

Virat Kohli's salary from BCCI may jump from Rs. 5 crore to Rs. 10 crore: Report

According to a newspaper report, the SC-appointed Committee of Administrators is working on a formula that would take BCCI's existing salary corpus from Rs 180 crore to Rs. 380 crore.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Acting BCCI president acknowledges Virat Kohli's concern over series scheduling

Acting BCCI president acknowledges Virat Kohli's concern over series scheduling

The Indian captain has questioned the time-gap between two tours, which hampers India's preparations and can have an effect on performance. 

Nov 23, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Cricketers can take a break if they don't want to play, says Kapil Dev

Cricketers can take a break if they don't want to play, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev has said professional cricketers of the current generation need to cope up with the tight schedules of international cricket and they can take a break if they don't want to play.

Nov 21, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
This day in 1989, Sachin Tendulkar arrived to rule cricket

This day in 1989, Sachin Tendulkar arrived to rule cricket

An Indian cricket fan can't help celebrate November 15, for it was the day that gave Indian cricket Sachin Tendulkar, the man whose bat ruled the game over the next 22 years and got the country's heart racing every time he was in the middle and made it skip a beat every time he got out.

Nov 15, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened...

Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened...

Hello and welcome to the coverage from day two of the fifth round of matches in the 2017 Ranji Trophy season. We are here to bring you live score updates from matches across India.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Watch MS Dhoni dancing on Desi Boyz song, Sakshi can't stop laughing

Watch MS Dhoni dancing on Desi Boyz song, Sakshi can't stop laughing

MS Dhoni is 'cool' as a cucumber on the field, but don't discount the 'cool' dude he is off the field, who can give anyone a run for their money, even with his dance moves. In an Instagram video, which doesn't seem to have been shot recently, the former India captain could be seen shaking a leg on Bollywood number ‘Jhak maar ke‘ from the movie Desi Boyz, which was released in 2012. 

Nov 09, 2017, 10:46 AM IST