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5th Ashes Test: Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith take Australia to 55/2 after early jolt

5th Ashes Test: Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith take Australia to 55/2 after early jolt

David Warner failed once again, as Jofra Archer had the out of sorts southpaw caught behind by Jonny Bairstow for just five.

Sep 13, 2019, 19:26 PM IST
Virat Kohli loves listening to songs by Gurdas Maan and Arijit Singh: Shikhar Dhawan

Virat Kohli loves listening to songs by Gurdas Maan and Arijit Singh: Shikhar Dhawan

The Indian captain was seen sitting with wife and actor Anushka Sharma as Dhawan asked the anchor "before marriage or after" when he asked about Kohli's preferred choice of music, perfectly tongue in

Sep 13, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
PCB rules out shifting upcoming Sri Lanka home series to a neutral venue

PCB rules out shifting upcoming Sri Lanka home series to a neutral venue

Sri Lanka's tour to Pakistan appeared well on track before their Prime Minister's Office received reliable information of a possible terrorist threat on their team, while touring Pakistan.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
Direct BCCI to ensure Sourav Ganguly relinquishes his interests: Ethics Officer

Direct BCCI to ensure Sourav Ganguly relinquishes his interests: Ethics Officer

Jain has given the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president the benefit of doubt, but has also gone on to explain that he must not hold more than one position.  

Sep 13, 2019, 15:57 PM IST
Was surprised with Tim Paine's 'gutsy' decision to bowl: Ricky Ponting

Was surprised with Tim Paine's 'gutsy' decision to bowl: Ricky Ponting

Put in to bat by Australia on Thursday at the Kia Oval, England were pegged back from a strong position at 103-1 after lunch as all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ran through the middle order to leave the

Sep 13, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
Most of the Australians hate me, says Mitchell Marsh

Most of the Australians hate me, says Mitchell Marsh

Making a return to the Aussie Test side after almost a year, Marsh was exceptional with the ball in hand, as he got the key breakthroughs of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, and Chris Woakes.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
Virat Kohli thanks DDCA, BCCI for dedicating a stand to him at Arun Jaitley stadium

Virat Kohli thanks DDCA, BCCI for dedicating a stand to him at Arun Jaitley stadium

In a glittering ceremony in the national capital on Thursday, not only was the famous Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium rechristened the Arun Jaitley Stadium in honour of the late Delhi and District Cricket

Sep 13, 2019, 14:58 PM IST
5th Ashes Test: England struggle to 271-8 after familiar collapse

5th Ashes Test: England struggle to 271-8 after familiar collapse

Medium-pacer Mitchell Marsh took four wickets to boost Australia`s bid to secure a 3-1 series win after their captain Tim Paine won the toss and surprisingly sent England in to bat.

Sep 12, 2019, 23:55 PM IST
5th Ashes Test: Joe Root rides luck to lift England

5th Ashes Test: Joe Root rides luck to lift England

Captain Root was dropped three times in a sloppy fielding performance by the Australians, who have retained the Ashes and are bidding to secure a 3-1 victory in the series.

Sep 12, 2019, 21:03 PM IST
Steve Smith will lead Australia again: Mark Taylor

Steve Smith will lead Australia again: Mark Taylor

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor, who was part of the Cricket Australia board that handed Steve Smith a one-year ban and a further year's suspension from any leadership role, seems very satisfied

Sep 12, 2019, 20:31 PM IST
Never expected somebody could come close to Sachin Tendulkar: Kapil Dev lauds Virat Kohli

Never expected somebody could come close to Sachin Tendulkar: Kapil Dev lauds Virat Kohli

Dev said that whatever is done for Arun Jaitley, who was the former president of the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA), is not enough as he has done a lot for the game.

Sep 12, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
Honour to represent India, says Shubman Gill

Honour to represent India, says Shubman Gill

Out-of-form opener Lokesh Rahul was excluded while Gill was rewarded for his consistent shows with the bat.

Sep 12, 2019, 19:02 PM IST
Sakshi Dhoni tweets 'its called rumors' as buzz over Dhoni's retirement gets louder

Sakshi Dhoni tweets 'its called rumors' as buzz over Dhoni's retirement gets louder

Sakshi posted the cryptic tweet hours after chief selector MSK Prasad said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has no information about Dhoni's retirement and the news is not true.

Sep 12, 2019, 19:02 PM IST
No update on MS Dhoni's retirement, the news is incorrect: Chief selector MSK Prasad

No update on MS Dhoni's retirement, the news is incorrect: Chief selector MSK Prasad

The speculations over Dhoni's retirement started doing the rounds moments after Indian captain Virat Kohli posted a tweet recalling a memorable partnership with the former skipper.

Sep 12, 2019, 18:35 PM IST
KL Rahul axed, Shubman Gill called up for 3-match Test series against South Africa

KL Rahul axed, Shubman Gill called up for 3-match Test series against South Africa

Rahul failed to score a single half-century against the Windies scoring just 44, 38, 13 and 6 during the two Tests.

Sep 12, 2019, 17:33 PM IST
Want to give Rohit Sharma an opportunity to open innings in Tests: Chief selector MSK Prasad

Want to give Rohit Sharma an opportunity to open innings in Tests: Chief selector MSK Prasad

Talking to media, chief selector MSK Prasad said that the selectors want to give Rohit Sharma an opportunity to open the innings in Tests and this is the reason why he has been included in the 15-man

Sep 12, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
India captain Virat Kohli recalls game when MS Dhoni made him run like a fitness test

India captain Virat Kohli recalls game when MS Dhoni made him run like a fitness test

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday recalled the 2016 World T20 clash against Australia when M.S. Dhoni made him "run like in a fitness test".

Sep 12, 2019, 14:36 PM IST
Shoaib Akhtar 'disappointed' over Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

Shoaib Akhtar 'disappointed' over Sri Lanka players opting out of Pakistan tour

The series is slated to commence from September 27 when Pakistan will face Sri Lanka for the first ODI. 

Sep 11, 2019, 21:39 PM IST
Sri Lanka to reassess Pakistan tour after security threat

Sri Lanka to reassess Pakistan tour after security threat

Sri Lanka is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches in Pakistan between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 and 10 key Lankan players have already opted out of the

Sep 11, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Ashes: Jason Roy dropped, Sam Curran named in England XI for 5th Test

Ashes: Jason Roy dropped, Sam Curran named in England XI for 5th Test

The England and Wales Cricket Board also stated in its release that Ben Stokes will play as a specialist batsman due to a shoulder injury.  

Sep 11, 2019, 20:26 PM IST