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Focus on Steve Smith as Rajasthan start campaign against Punjab in IPL 2019

Focus on Steve Smith as Rajasthan start campaign against Punjab in IPL 2019

Smith was handed a one-year ban along with his then-deputy David Warner exactly a year ago for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. 

Mar 24, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
Nicholas Pooran flattered by comparison to Chris Gayle but wants to carve his own identity

Nicholas Pooran flattered by comparison to Chris Gayle but wants to carve his own identity

The 23-year-old, who overcame a serious car accident in 2015, has become a sought after player in the shortest format with his exploits over the last 12 months. His first major knock in top-flight

Mar 24, 2019, 16:16 PM IST
Kolkata beat Hyderabad by 6 wickets in match 2 of IPL 2019

Kolkata beat Hyderabad by 6 wickets in match 2 of IPL 2019

Team Kolkata led by Dinesh Karthik defeated Hyderabad by 6 wickets in the second clash of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday. 

Mar 24, 2019, 14:40 PM IST
Give finger spinners a role to play at the World Cup: Harbhajan Singh

Give finger spinners a role to play at the World Cup: Harbhajan Singh

Wrist spinners once considered a luxury for their penchant to bleed runs in the chase for wickets, have taken the limited-overs formats by storm and banished their finger spin cousins to the fringes.

Mar 24, 2019, 13:06 PM IST
Nigeria beat Sierra Leone ​to qualify for ICC Under-19 World Cup

Nigeria beat Sierra Leone ​to qualify for ICC Under-19 World Cup

Chasing a target of 139 to win, Nigeria slipped to 87 for six at one point, before man of the match Peter Aho scored a priceless 21 not out to see them home.

Mar 24, 2019, 00:12 AM IST
MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli express unhappiness over quality of Chepauk track

MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli express unhappiness over quality of Chepauk track

While RCB were out for 70 in 17.1 overs, CSK scored the runs in 17.4 overs and Dhoni made it clear that he would expect better wickets in the coming games.

Mar 24, 2019, 00:00 AM IST
Chennai thrash Bangalore by 7 wickets in 2019 IPL opener

Chennai thrash Bangalore by 7 wickets in 2019 IPL opener

After wrapping up Bangalore for a paltry total of 70 runs, the sixth-lowest total in the IPL history, the hosts took 17.5 overs to overhaul the target on a slow Chepauk wicket.  

Mar 23, 2019, 23:40 PM IST
Suresh Raina becomes 1st player to cross 5,000 IPL runs

Suresh Raina becomes 1st player to cross 5,000 IPL runs

Raina was just 19 runs short of the milestone heading into the opening match of the 2019 edition of the Indian T20 league between his side Chennai and Team Bangalore. 

Mar 23, 2019, 23:18 PM IST
Stay in present, focus on doing well in IPL: Ricky Ponting's advice to India players

Stay in present, focus on doing well in IPL: Ricky Ponting's advice to India players

Ponting, however, said that there has been no direct communication from the BCCI about workload management of players.

Mar 23, 2019, 20:29 PM IST
David Warner skips training but Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody says he's available against Kolkata Knight Riders

David Warner skips training but Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody says he's available against Kolkata Knight Riders

As for who would partner Warner at the top, Moody dropped hints that his side may use Englishman Jonny Bairstow who also gives the wicket-keeping option.

Mar 23, 2019, 20:20 PM IST
Adam Milne likely to miss IPL, uncertainty over Lasith Malinga's participation too: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene

Adam Milne likely to miss IPL, uncertainty over Lasith Malinga's participation too: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene

The former Sri Lankan batsman, ahead of their season-opener against Delhi Capitals, said that Milne has not yet recovered from an ankle injury.

Mar 23, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
It's better not to think about World Cup selection, says Dinesh Karthik

It's better not to think about World Cup selection, says Dinesh Karthik

Karthik found himself out of favour as the national selectors preferred a much younger Rishabh Pant for the reserve wicketkeeper's slot in the final five ODIs against Australia before the World Cup.

Mar 23, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
IPL 2019, Chennai vs Bangalore: How the action unfolded

IPL 2019, Chennai vs Bangalore: How the action unfolded

Chennai kicked off their campaign at the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) with a seven-wicket win over Bangalore at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.

Mar 23, 2019, 19:23 PM IST
Steve Smith, David Warner won't be dropped from World Cup squad despite bad IPL: Matthew Hayden

Steve Smith, David Warner won't be dropped from World Cup squad despite bad IPL: Matthew Hayden

Having all but completed their one-year ban (set to end on March 28) from international cricket on ball tampering charges, Smith and Warner's IPL performance is expected to be closely monitored by

Mar 23, 2019, 19:02 PM IST
Rohit Sharma turns 'Gully Boy' for daughter Samaira in this adorable video--Watch

Rohit Sharma turns 'Gully Boy' for daughter Samaira in this adorable video--Watch

Rohit and Ritika welcomed their first child into the world on December 31 when India were on their two-month long tour to Australia.

Mar 23, 2019, 18:27 PM IST
IPL opening ceremony funds to be donated to CRPF, Armed Forces

IPL opening ceremony funds to be donated to CRPF, Armed Forces

A sum of Rs 11 crore would be contributed to the Indian Army, Rs 7 crore to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rs 1 crore each to the Navy and Air Force, respectively. 

Mar 23, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
A good IPL will help me stay in rhythm for 2019 World Cup: Shikhar Dhawan

A good IPL will help me stay in rhythm for 2019 World Cup: Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan has over the years formed a dangerous partnership with India teammate Rohit Sharma at the top of the order.

Mar 23, 2019, 17:28 PM IST
 Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga ponders international retirement after T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga ponders international retirement after T20 World Cup

The 35-year-old's announcement came after his side slumped to a 16-run defeat at the hands of South Africa in the second T20I in Centurion to go down in the three-match series by 0-2. 

Mar 23, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
David Warner has always been an entertainer: Yusuf Pathan

David Warner has always been an entertainer: Yusuf Pathan

The Aussie opener is back with the Orange Army after he was not allowed to play last year by the BCCI because of his involvement in the ball tampering scandal at the Capetown Test in March 2018.

Mar 23, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
I am scared of Virat Kohli's anger, says Rishabh Pant

I am scared of Virat Kohli's anger, says Rishabh Pant

Recently, Kohli was left fuming when Pant conceded a single while attempting a Dhoni-like stumping during the fourth ODI against Australia.

Mar 23, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
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Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets