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Ashes: Ricky Ponting backs same Australia Playing XI to end on high at Oval

Ashes: Ricky Ponting backs same Australia Playing XI to end on high at Oval

England and Australia will now lock horns in a dead rubber fifth and final Test of the Ashes series at the Oval on September 12.  

Sep 09, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Cricket fraternity hails Australia on retaining Ashes urn

Cricket fraternity hails Australia on retaining Ashes urn

England and Australia will now lock horns in a dead rubber fifth and final Test of the Ashes series at the Oval on September 12.

Sep 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
Joe Root keen to keep leading England despite Ashes defeat

Joe Root keen to keep leading England despite Ashes defeat

Root’s side suffered a 185-run defeat in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Sunday as Australia took a 2-1 lead with one Test remaining to retain the coveted urn.

Sep 09, 2019, 10:24 AM IST
Praise for Steve Smith, Pat Cummins goes one louder after retaining Ashes

Praise for Steve Smith, Pat Cummins goes one louder after retaining Ashes

Former captain Steve Smith scored 293 runs at Old Trafford as they sealed an 185-run win that ensured they retained the sport`s oldest trophy with a match to spare.

Sep 09, 2019, 09:01 AM IST
4th Test: Australia retain the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs

4th Test: Australia retain the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs

Craig Overton was the last man to fall with Josh Hazlewood getting an LBW decision in his favour.

Sep 08, 2019, 23:14 PM IST
Former Australian cricketer Michael Clarke shares image following skin cancer removal procedure from forehead

Former Australian cricketer Michael Clarke shares image following skin cancer removal procedure from forehead

The 38-year-old can be seen pushing his hair back revealing stitches between the eyebrows in the image, which was accompanied by a word of caution for youngsters. 

Sep 08, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
4th Ashes Test: Pat Cummins bowls Australia towards victory as England lose Ben Stokes

4th Ashes Test: Pat Cummins bowls Australia towards victory as England lose Ben Stokes

Resuming on 18-2 and chasing a distant target of 383, Joe Denly and Roy provided initial resistance before Cummins bowled Roy (31) with a beautiful delivery that cut back off the seam to leave

Sep 08, 2019, 20:56 PM IST
CoA issues show cause notice to BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary

CoA issues show cause notice to BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary

The CoA has also pointed how the Secretary has not informed the CoA of the agenda of any of the meetings that he has represented the BCCI in and despite that, the CoA has continued to approve his

Sep 08, 2019, 19:09 PM IST
Ashes: Smith's Bradmanesque run of form incomprehensible, says Steve Waugh

Ashes: Smith's Bradmanesque run of form incomprehensible, says Steve Waugh

Waugh said that while the performance alone is extraordinary, the fact that this is Smith's first Test series in 16 months after his fall from grace in the 2018 Newlands ball-tampering scandal that

Sep 08, 2019, 18:09 PM IST
Spinners help Afghanistan inch closer to a famous win against Bangladesh

Spinners help Afghanistan inch closer to a famous win against Bangladesh

Skipper Rashid Khan took three wickets while Zahir Khan nabbed two as the Bangladesh batters were flattened by their guile.

Sep 08, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Selectors should have proper discussion on MS Dhoni's future: Anil Kumble

Selectors should have proper discussion on MS Dhoni's future: Anil Kumble

Kumble, who passed on the Indian Test captaincy to Dhoni in 2008, has also said that while Rishabh Pant has shown a lot of ability to be a regular at least in the T20 format, the latter needs to be

Sep 08, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Harbhajan Singh backs Akshay Wakhare for India Test call-up

Harbhajan Singh backs Akshay Wakhare for India Test call-up

Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul to hand India Red the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the final on Saturday.  

Sep 08, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
Ashes: England hope to find spirit of Headingley but Australia's Steve Smith confident

Ashes: England hope to find spirit of Headingley but Australia's Steve Smith confident

England need another 365 runs to win with eight wickets remaining heading into the final day and they will resume with Jason Roy and Joe Denly at the crease.

Sep 08, 2019, 16:30 PM IST
It will be Steve Smith's Ashes if Australia prevail, says Allan Border

It will be Steve Smith's Ashes if Australia prevail, says Allan Border

Smith has returned from his one-year ban for the Newlands ball-tampering scandal in quite sensational form and hit his ninth consecutive Ashes half-century with a knock of 82 on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
Kagiso Rabada not losing sleep over rise of Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer

Kagiso Rabada not losing sleep over rise of Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer

Rabada will be one of South Africa's key weapons in their tour to India. The first of the three T20s in on September 3 and that will be followed by three Tests.  

Sep 08, 2019, 16:00 PM IST
Stuart Broad has got into David Warner's head, admits Steve Smith

Stuart Broad has got into David Warner's head, admits Steve Smith

Warner has got out on three back-to-back ducks and Broad has been his main tormentor.  

Sep 08, 2019, 14:25 PM IST
West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite's bowling action under review again

West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite's bowling action under review again

Brathwaite, who bowls off-spin, had earlier been reported for a suspect bowling action in August 2017 but was cleared following an independent assessment.

Sep 08, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Dwayne Bravo ruled out of CPL 2019 with finger injury

Dwayne Bravo ruled out of CPL 2019 with finger injury

Bravo, who plays for Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL, was earlier ruled out of the T20 lucrative tournament for "a significant part" and was replaced by Kieron Pollard as the skipper. 

Sep 08, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Dinesh Karthik issues unconditional apology after breaching BCCI clause

Dinesh Karthik issues unconditional apology after breaching BCCI clause

After being showcaused for being present in the Trinbago Knight Riders dressing room with coach Brendon McCullum, India wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik has apologised unconditionally.

Sep 08, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi bids adieu to Test cricket

Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi bids adieu to Test cricket

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket, saying that he wants to give opportunity to the country's young players to take the centre stage. 

Sep 08, 2019, 12:53 PM IST