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Ishan Kishan scripts history, becomes first Indian wicketkeeper-captain to score century in T20 format

Ishan Kishan scripts history, becomes first Indian wicketkeeper-captain to score century in T20 format

Kishan smashed an unbeaten 100 off 55 deliveries in an innings comprising of eight boundaries and seven sixes as Jharkhand recorded a comfortable nine-wicket win. 

Feb 22, 2019, 22:28 PM IST
We should have nothing to do with Pakistan: BJP leader Sambit Patra

We should have nothing to do with Pakistan: BJP leader Sambit Patra

In a meeting to address the spiralling speculation around the match, the CoA deliberated on the matter but did not take any position for now.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:56 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar terms beating Pakistan in World Cup as best revenge for Pulwama attack

Sunil Gavaskar terms beating Pakistan in World Cup as best revenge for Pulwama attack

Several ex-players and former Board of Control for India (BCCI) officials had called for a boycott of the first round World Cup match against Pakistan on June 16 after nationwide outrage following

Feb 22, 2019, 19:48 PM IST
BCCI urges ICC to sever ties with Pakistan in the wake of Pulwama attack

BCCI urges ICC to sever ties with Pakistan in the wake of Pulwama attack

The BCCI has urged the ECB and ICC to ensure that the most robust security was made available to the players, officials and fans of Indian cricket for the forthcoming World Cup

Feb 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST
Ekta Bisht's 4-wicket haul helps India women register 66-run win over England in 1st ODI

Ekta Bisht's 4-wicket haul helps India women register 66-run win over England in 1st ODI

Bisht returned with impressive figures of four for 25 to help India women defend a modest a 203-run target by bundling out England women for a paltry 136 in 41 overs. 

Feb 22, 2019, 17:13 PM IST
Would personally hate to give Pakistan two points, help them in World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar

Would personally hate to give Pakistan two points, help them in World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar endorsed Sunil Gavaskar's view that India would be better off beating Pakistan in the World Cup than forfeiting the June 16 tie in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack that killed more

Feb 22, 2019, 17:08 PM IST
No IPL ceremony, funds to be allocated to families of Pulwama martyrs: CoA chief Vinod Rai

No IPL ceremony, funds to be allocated to families of Pulwama martyrs: CoA chief Vinod Rai

The Pulwama terror attack termed as the deadliest ever attack on security forces in Kashmir, was executed by a suicide bomber of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad who targetted the convoy carrying

Feb 22, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly wants to run for elections: Miandad slams ex-Indian captain for seeking end to cricketing ties with Pakistan

Sourav Ganguly wants to run for elections: Miandad slams ex-Indian captain for seeking end to cricketing ties with Pakistan

According to media reports, the BCCI is allegedly planning to approach the International Cricket Council (ICC) to prevent Pakistan from participating in the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup to

Feb 22, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
No decision yet on India's match against Pakistan in World Cup: CoA chief Vinod Rai

No decision yet on India's match against Pakistan in World Cup: CoA chief Vinod Rai

Rai also said that the CoA will be writing to the ICC expressing their concerns over the recent terror attack that took place as well the need to pay proper attention to the security of the players

Feb 22, 2019, 15:31 PM IST
Todd Astle picked over Azaj Patel in New Zealand Test squad against Bangladesh

Todd Astle picked over Azaj Patel in New Zealand Test squad against Bangladesh

Astle has been included in the Test side for the first time since last June, when he was ruled out of the second Test against England due to a knee problem.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
Hanuma Vihari looks to prove people wrong by improving strike-rate

Hanuma Vihari looks to prove people wrong by improving strike-rate

Vihari is back in the IPL, which starts March 23, with the Delhi Capitals after going unsold at the auction for three years primarily due to an unimpressive strike rate of sub 100.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
Sri Lanka's Lasith Embuldeniya sidelined for six weeks with dislocated finger

Sri Lanka's Lasith Embuldeniya sidelined for six weeks with dislocated finger

Embuldeniya had earlier claimed a five-wicket haul on his debut in the second innings of the opening Test against South Africa to help Sri Lanka take a 1-0 lead in the series. 

Feb 22, 2019, 11:23 AM IST
D'Arcy Short working on spin to boost selection chances for India series

D'Arcy Short working on spin to boost selection chances for India series

The 28-year-old has claimed 10 wickets in 15 games for Hobart Hurricanes this season, besides amassing 637 runs at an average of 53.08 and a strike rate of 140.61.

Feb 22, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
England eye one coach for all formats after Trevor Bayliss steps down: Ashley Giles

England eye one coach for all formats after Trevor Bayliss steps down: Ashley Giles

Bayliss, who has been in charge of England since 2015, will step down following the home Ashes series against Australia in August and September.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:08 AM IST
1st ODI: Indian women team beats England by 66 runs, takes 1-0 lead

1st ODI: Indian women team beats England by 66 runs, takes 1-0 lead

The Indian women cricket team defeated England by 66 runs in the opening ODI of the three-match series at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. 

Feb 22, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
 ECB confirms playing conditions for new '100-ball' cricket format

ECB confirms playing conditions for new '100-ball' cricket format

Bowlers can deliver either five or 10 consecutive balls, with each bowler allowed a maximum of 20 deliveries per game.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:47 AM IST
Australia's Alyssa Healy sets Guinness World Record for highest catch

Australia's Alyssa Healy sets Guinness World Record for highest catch

Healy achieved the feat when she successfully caught the ball, which was dropped by a drone from 80 metres above the ground.

Feb 21, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
India focused on getting direct entry into 2021 World Cup: Mithali Raj

India focused on getting direct entry into 2021 World Cup: Mithali Raj

For direct entry into the World Cup, Mithali and company need to hold on to their position in the top-four of the world rankings till 2020.

Feb 21, 2019, 17:13 PM IST
IPL: Delhi Capitals appoint Dhiraj Malhotra as new CEO

IPL: Delhi Capitals appoint Dhiraj Malhotra as new CEO

Malhotra has an experience of more than 24 years that includes working with ICC, WMG and IMG among others.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
Confident Indian women aim high against England in ODI series

Confident Indian women aim high against England in ODI series

India have to hold on to their position in the top-four of the world rankings till 2020 to get direct qualification for the 2021 Women's World Cup. 

Feb 21, 2019, 15:53 PM IST