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New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson terms opener Martin Guptill's tally of back-to-back hundreds 'freakish'

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson terms opener Martin Guptill's tally of back-to-back hundreds 'freakish'

Guptill scored an excellent century in the first match in Napier which the hosts won by eight wickets. 

Feb 16, 2019, 23:35 PM IST
Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Dan Christian looking to avoid distractions ahead of 11th T20 final

Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Dan Christian looking to avoid distractions ahead of 11th T20 final

Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Dan Christian has expressed a desire to tune out the distractions and keep it simple in order to deal with the extra intensity ahead of his 11th T20 final against the 

Feb 16, 2019, 23:04 PM IST
Australian paceman Jhye Richardson pays tribute to parents for massive sacrifices

Australian paceman Jhye Richardson pays tribute to parents for massive sacrifices

Richardson is set to be a part of the Australian squad for the away series against India, following injuries to Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc. 

Feb 16, 2019, 22:25 PM IST
Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques hails opener Josh Philippe as 'special talent'

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques hails opener Josh Philippe as 'special talent'

The 21-year-old who formerly represented the Perth Scorchers, finished his debut season with 304 runs at an average of 30.40 after being promoted as opener, from the middle order. 

Feb 16, 2019, 22:03 PM IST
Pulwama attack: Cricket Club of India covers Imran Khan's portrait

Pulwama attack: Cricket Club of India covers Imran Khan's portrait

The CCI, which is an affiliated unit of BCCI, is home to the iconic Brabourne Stadium, which has hosted many Test matches and is considered to be a cricketing hub.

Feb 16, 2019, 21:35 PM IST
Kusal Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first Test against South Africa

Kusal Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first Test against South Africa

The win, Sri Lanka`s first in any format since October, ends South Africa`s run of seven home series victories in a row with the second and final test in Port Elizabeth from Feb. 21-25.

Feb 16, 2019, 19:59 PM IST
Double delight: Vidarbha retain Irani Cup, players donate prize money for martyr's children

Double delight: Vidarbha retain Irani Cup, players donate prize money for martyr's children

Vidarbha has now become the third team after Mumbai and Karnataka to clinch two Irani Cup titles in a row. 

Feb 16, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
Century in England boosted confidence massively: Rishabh Pant

Century in England boosted confidence massively: Rishabh Pant

With 277,000 followers on Twitter, Pant's fan following is on the rise, but for him it's a by-product of his success on the field and nothing more than that.

Feb 16, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
Tom Curran hopes fruitful BBL performance will boost ICC World Cup selection chances

Tom Curran hopes fruitful BBL performance will boost ICC World Cup selection chances

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14, with England taking on South Africa in their opening match at the Oval. 

Feb 16, 2019, 14:52 PM IST
Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honours as a mark of respect

Pulwama terror attack: Virat Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honours as a mark of respect

At least 40 CRPF paramilitary troopers were killed in a terror attack while several others are battling for their lives following what is being termed as the deadliest terrorist strike in three

Feb 16, 2019, 10:52 AM IST
Vijay Shankar's recent performances have changed the dynamics: Chief Selector MSK Prasad

Vijay Shankar's recent performances have changed the dynamics: Chief Selector MSK Prasad

Prasad further discussed wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant's selection at the expense of experienced cricketer Dinesh Karthik. 

Feb 15, 2019, 23:32 PM IST
'Siddharth Kaul has been a part of the mix right from the beginning': Chief selector MSK Prasad

'Siddharth Kaul has been a part of the mix right from the beginning': Chief selector MSK Prasad

Kaul has been included in the Indian squad for the first and second ODI against Australia, as well as the T20I side. 

Feb 15, 2019, 22:17 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara, Mary Kom, PV Sindhu among star sportspersons nominated for Indian Sports Honours

Cheteshwar Pujara, Mary Kom, PV Sindhu among star sportspersons nominated for Indian Sports Honours

Pujara, his national team-mates Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were nominated for the Sportsman of the Year (Team Sport) award, along with Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Feb 15, 2019, 20:21 PM IST
Chief selector MSK Prasad praises 'mystery spinner' Mayank Markande

Chief selector MSK Prasad praises 'mystery spinner' Mayank Markande

The 21-year-old spinner was handed a maiden international call up for the home series against Australia and has been named in India's T20I squad.

Feb 15, 2019, 20:16 PM IST
Terror attack on CRPF personnel: BCCI expresses condolences

Terror attack on CRPF personnel: BCCI expresses condolences

40 CRPF personnel were martyred when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a bus which was part of a convoy carrying security forces.

Feb 15, 2019, 19:12 PM IST
Shoulder injury rules Australian all-rounder Sophie Molineux out of New Zealand ODI series

Shoulder injury rules Australian all-rounder Sophie Molineux out of New Zealand ODI series

The 21-year-old had sustained the injury whilst diving during a fielding drill in a training session and was subsequently ruled out of the upcoming ODI series against the Kiwis.

Feb 15, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Melbourne Stars batsman Seb Gotch confident yet cautious ahead of BBL|08 final

Melbourne Stars batsman Seb Gotch confident yet cautious ahead of BBL|08 final

The 25-year-old cricketer smashed a six to help his side emerge victorious, after the Stars needed three runs from eight deliveries against the Hurricanes.  

Feb 15, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
India squad for ODIs,T20Is against Australia announced; KL Rahul returns to side

India squad for ODIs,T20Is against Australia announced; KL Rahul returns to side

The BCCI on Friday announced the squad for the home series against Australia with batsman KL Rahul included in the side once again, following quality performances for India A against the England

Feb 15, 2019, 17:19 PM IST
India women's team coach WV Raman keen on improving Smriti Mandhana's 'patience'

India women's team coach WV Raman keen on improving Smriti Mandhana's 'patience'

During last year's women's T20 tri-series, Mandhana had said that she was throwing her wicket away after setting herself in.

Feb 15, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
Turn up stump mics to curb sledging: Moeen Ali

Turn up stump mics to curb sledging: Moeen Ali

The 31-year-old's view contrasts that of team's coach Trevor Bayliss who advocates turning down the microphones to protect players.

Feb 15, 2019, 12:28 PM IST