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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
Marcus Harris ditches county cricket to stay fresh for Ashes series

Marcus Harris ditches county cricket to stay fresh for Ashes series

Harris is slated to play for Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League (BBL) this weekend before he will make a return against the English Dukes ball in the final rounds of the Sheffield Shield.

Feb 15, 2019, 08:51 AM IST
Dale Steyn takes four as South Africa seize control of 1st Test against Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn takes four as South Africa seize control of 1st Test against Sri Lanka

South Africa had earlier bowled the tourists out for 191 in their first innings, with the experienced Steyn leading the charge on a slow but seaming wicket. 

Feb 15, 2019, 07:32 AM IST
Rishabh Pant should be picked for the World Cup: Ashish Nehra

Rishabh Pant should be picked for the World Cup: Ashish Nehra

Nehra, who has closely tracked Pant's progress in Delhi and international cricket, gave five elaborate reasons for the dynamic youngster's inclusion in the playing XI of the mega-event.

Feb 14, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
India squad for home series against Australia to be announced in Mumbai tomorrow

India squad for home series against Australia to be announced in Mumbai tomorrow

India is all set to play two T20 Internationals and five ODIs, with the matches set to start from Feb 24. 

Feb 14, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Shannon Gabriel apologises and clears air over Joe Root sledge

Shannon Gabriel apologises and clears air over Joe Root sledge

Gabriel, had accepted a charge for breaching the ICC's code of conduct, and was banned for the first four one-day internationals against England that begin on February 20.

Feb 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
India vs Australia ODIs: Toss-up between left-arm pacers Jaydev Unadkat and Khaleel Ahmed

India vs Australia ODIs: Toss-up between left-arm pacers Jaydev Unadkat and Khaleel Ahmed

India will play two T20 Internationals and five ODIs, starting February 24, in what will be their last international assignment before the World Cup, which begins in England on May 30.

Feb 14, 2019, 12:23 PM IST