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MS Dhoni wants to fulfill dream of becoming painter post retirement

MS Dhoni wants to fulfill dream of becoming painter post retirement

Dhoni, a two-time World Cup-winning captain, is set to travel to the United Kingdom with the Indian team for the showpiece, which could be the last of his illustrious career.

May 21, 2019, 00:23 AM IST
Uber named official sponsor for 2019 ICC Men's World Cup

Uber named official sponsor for 2019 ICC Men's World Cup

The partnership will make Uber the first mobility and food delivery app to strike a sponsorship deal with the ICC for the Men’s Cricket World Cup.

May 20, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz included in Pakistan squad for 2019 World Cup

Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz included in Pakistan squad for 2019 World Cup

Pakistan are slated to play two warm-up matches against Afghanistan and Bangladesh on May 24 and May 26, respectively before they will begin their World Cup campaign against West Indies on May 31.

May 20, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
Pakistan batsman Asif Ali's daughter loses battle with cancer

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali's daughter loses battle with cancer

Asif Ali is currently on tour with the Pakistan national team in England and played in the 54-run defeat by the hosts in their final one-day international of the series on Sunday.

May 20, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Australia's Steve Smith, David Warner ready for hostile crowds at World Cup: Coach Justin Langer

Australia's Steve Smith, David Warner ready for hostile crowds at World Cup: Coach Justin Langer

The pair have returned from year-long bans following a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and are expected to play vital roles in Australia`s title defence although they will not be in leadership

May 19, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
Australia coach Justin Langer compares Steve Smith to Sachin Tendulkar

Australia coach Justin Langer compares Steve Smith to Sachin Tendulkar

"Last week in Brisbane, Smith batted beautifully, he played an unbelievable shot off Nathan Coulter-Nile there - it was like watching Sachin bat," said Langer.

May 19, 2019, 15:01 PM IST
Dwayne Bravo, Keiron Pollard named in West Indies 10-player reserve list for Cricket World Cup 2019

Dwayne Bravo, Keiron Pollard named in West Indies 10-player reserve list for Cricket World Cup 2019

There was speculation that Keiron  Pollard would feature in the main 15-member squad of West Indies for the World Cup, but he did not find a place in the main squad despite his good form in the

May 19, 2019, 13:24 PM IST
Australia coach Justin Langer names England 'red hot favourite' for Cricket World Cup 2019

Australia coach Justin Langer names England 'red hot favourite' for Cricket World Cup 2019

There is always good rivalry between Australia and England and it's going to be nice for us to see how we're at against the best team in the world, Justin Langer said.

May 19, 2019, 13:09 PM IST
South Africa's Faf Du Plessis says wanted to do superman like things in previous World Cups

South Africa's Faf Du Plessis says wanted to do superman like things in previous World Cups

South Africa has built a reputation for themselves of "chokers" after losing big matches. The team has never gone past the semi-final stages of the World Cup. Du Plessis highlighted that the team

May 19, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
New Zealand's Tom Latham suffers finger injury, doubtful for World Cup opener

New Zealand's Tom Latham suffers finger injury, doubtful for World Cup opener

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14 in England and Wales. 

May 18, 2019, 22:08 PM IST
Six teams assemble in Uganda for ICC T20 World Cup Africa final qualifier

Six teams assemble in Uganda for ICC T20 World Cup Africa final qualifier

Having gone through the rigours of regional qualifying, six teams have assembled in Uganda for the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup Africa final qualifying tournament.

May 18, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
Jason Roy ton helps England seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Jason Roy ton helps England seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Babar Azam`s century helped Pakistan reach a respectable 340-7 in their 50 overs, yet once again a decent total proved inadequate for the tourists as England wrapped up victory after a tense finale

May 18, 2019, 15:00 PM IST
ICC releases official song for Men's World Cup 2019

ICC releases official song for Men's World Cup 2019

The ICC Men's World Cup is one of the world's biggest global sporting events, attracting around one million sporting fans soaking up the action in the UK and a further billion fans watching worldwide

May 17, 2019, 22:09 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2019: From revised prize money to past winners, everything you need to know

ICC World Cup 2019: From revised prize money to past winners, everything you need to know

This will be the highest prize money to be given till date to the winning team, along with the World Cup trophy. 

May 17, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
I'm successful because Kohli gave me freedom to attack: Kuldeep Yadav

I'm successful because Kohli gave me freedom to attack: Kuldeep Yadav

The 24-year-old said he is looking forward to putting the IPL disappointment behind with a spectacular performance in the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30.

May 16, 2019, 17:24 PM IST
IPL awards fiasco: Angry Diana Edulji hits out at BCCI acting president

IPL awards fiasco: Angry Diana Edulji hits out at BCCI acting president

What seemed to have irked Edulji is that Khanna presented a two-year-old email from acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary where the former IPS officer had also written in favour of the convention being

May 16, 2019, 17:15 PM IST
Eoin Morgan suspended for Nottingham ODI for second over-rate offence in 12 months

Eoin Morgan suspended for Nottingham ODI for second over-rate offence in 12 months

England's wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has also been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct also during the third ODI against Pakistan in Bristol.

May 16, 2019, 00:45 AM IST
Jimmy Neesham deletes tweet on MS Dhoni's runout after fans' outrage

Jimmy Neesham deletes tweet on MS Dhoni's runout after fans' outrage

Chasing 150, Chennai skipper and top-scorer MS Dhoni was dismissed for two runs off eight deliveries in the 13th over following a run-out at the non-striker's end. 

May 16, 2019, 00:23 AM IST
Don't require any further hearing, VVS Laxman intimates ethics officer

Don't require any further hearing, VVS Laxman intimates ethics officer

Laxman and Tendulkar had lengthy depositions before Jain and the next date of hearing is scheduled on May 20 when they could be represented by their lawyers.

May 15, 2019, 22:42 PM IST
Chris Gayle chooses yoga over gym, hopes to carry form into final World Cup

Chris Gayle chooses yoga over gym, hopes to carry form into final World Cup

His fitness formula includes extensive yoga and massage sessions which help him recover after a long day on the field.

May 15, 2019, 22:38 PM IST