BCCI awards sponsorship rights to Paytm
BCCI awards sponsorship rights to Paytm

 One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, were on Thursday awarded the title sponsorship rights for India's international home cricket matches for a period of four years with a winning bid of Rs 2.42 crore per match.

No laws till date to cover match-fixing: Court
No laws till date to cover match-fixing: Court

Highlighting the problem of match-fixing which had rocked Indian cricket in 2000 with the former captain Mohd Azharuddin's name cropping up, a court here on Saturday expressed anguish that "no laws have been enacted till date to cover these situations."

VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary
VVS Laxman's advise to stay in present helped: Manoj Tiwary

 Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some "great advice" from VVS Laxman.

India's tour to Zimbabwe: It's another challenge for me, says Harbhajan Singh
India's tour to Zimbabwe: It's another challenge for me, says Harbhajan Singh

It's been an exciting last two months for Harbhajan Singh following a return to Test cricket and the senior off-spinner is now looking forward to the challenge of bowling in the limited-overs format.

No rift between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli: Mohammed Shami
No rift between MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli: Mohammed Shami

Insisting that all was well in the Indian cricket dressing room, pacer Mohammed Shami on Saturday said reports of rift between Test captain Virat Kohli and ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are simply wrong.

Ravi Shastri the right man to manage Team India, feels Geoffrey Boycott
Ravi Shastri the right man to manage Team India, feels Geoffrey Boycott

Legendary England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has hailed BCCI's decision to persist with Ravi Shastri as Indian cricket team's director and said that at the highest level an international side needs a manager and not a coach.

Sourav Ganguly to be BCCI adviser soon, claim reports
Sourav Ganguly to be BCCI adviser soon, claim reports

According to reports the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Jagmohan Dalmiya will appoint former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly as one of the advisers of the board soon.

Sourav Ganguly expected to replace Ravi Shastri as Team India Director: Sources
Sourav Ganguly expected to replace Ravi Shastri as Team India Director: Sources

As the Indian team is set to be announced on May 20 for the Bagladesh tour, a big announcement by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is also on the cards as former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is expected to take the reins from Ravi Shastri as the Team India Director, according to a media report.

BCCI recommends Rohit Sharma for Arjuna Award
BCCI recommends Rohit Sharma for Arjuna Award

In the BCCI's working committee meet on Sunday at Kolkata, the board recommended batsman Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Arjuna Award for the year 2015.

Sachin Tendulkar shares childhood photo with Vinod Kambli
Sachin Tendulkar shares childhood photo with Vinod Kambli

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday shared a childhood photograph with schoolmate Vinod Kambli via his Instagram account saying 'Down the memory lane'.

Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram
Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram

Having mentored many pacers in India, Sultan of Swing Wasim Akram feels fast bowling is becoming an integral part of Indian cricket with youngsters finding their heroes in the likes of Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav.

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Laureus Sports Academy
Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Laureus Sports Academy

 Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was on Wednesday inducted as one of the five new members into the prestigious Laureus Sports Academy in a glittering annual award ceremony at the Shanghai Grand theatre here.

Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna
Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna

Virat Kohli is expected to captain India in all formats at some point but before that happens the star batsmen must start taking more responsibility towards his team, says spin great Erapalli Prasanna.

Yuvraj Singh asks Indian fans to respect Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma’s personal lives
Yuvraj Singh asks Indian fans to respect Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma’s personal lives

Discarded Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Sunday appealed the Indian cricket fans to respect the personal life of Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli who has been under the scanner since his failure in the semi-final match against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015.

ICC World Cup, 2nd semi-final: Team India's three areas of concern

At the end of four quarter-finals in the ICC World Cup 2015, cricket world moved a step closer to crowning the kings of ODI cricket.

Asia quartet defy convention at ICC World Cup 2015
Asia quartet defy convention at ICC World Cup 2015

Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand may be the teams to beat, but the striking feature of this World Cup is Asia`s four Test nations defying conventional wisdom to make the quarter-finals.

India doing well as it is batsman's World Cup: Geoffrey Boycott
India doing well as it is batsman's World Cup: Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said that the Indian cricket team is doing well because so far it has been a "batsman's World Cup" and they will continue to be a "big threat" when batting first.

Team India inconsistent like Bollywood stars, says Jeffrey Arthur
Team India inconsistent like Bollywood stars, says Jeffrey Arthur

Renowned British author and a former MP Jeffrey Archer on Wednesday said the current Indian cricket team puzzles him and compared the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side with Bollywood superstars, who according to him are famous for their inconsistencies in giving hit films.

Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests
Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests

Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur.

ICC World Cup: Few good training days better than many sessions, says MS Dhoni
ICC World Cup: Few good training days better than many sessions, says MS Dhoni

Indian team's irregular sessions may have surprised many but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that it is better to do three days of "high intensity" training rather than six days of "mediocre" workout to keep fresh in a marathon tournament like the cricket World Cup.