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Cheteshwar Pujara maintains same attitude in every team he's in: Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak

Cheteshwar Pujara maintains same attitude in every team he's in: Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak

Kotak said Pujara's presence was a big boost for the team.  

Feb 14, 2019, 12:11 PM IST
Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak credits youth-experience combination for good show in Ranji Trophy

Saurashtra coach Sitanshu Kotak credits youth-experience combination for good show in Ranji Trophy

Saurashtra registered a record chase of 372 in the quarterfinal against Uttar Pradesh, before triumphing over a Karnataka side comprising of the likes of Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair and Manish Pandey

Feb 14, 2019, 11:47 AM IST
I backed myself to hit a six after not taking that single: Dinesh Karthik

I backed myself to hit a six after not taking that single: Dinesh Karthik

Over the last couple of years, Karthik has emerged as one of the most effective finishers for India in the shorter formats.

Feb 14, 2019, 10:53 AM IST
Windies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs over 'personal abuse'

Windies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs over 'personal abuse'

As per ICC regulations, four suspension points equate to a ban from two tests or four one-day matches, whichever come first for the player.

Feb 14, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Australia quick Josh Hazlewood confident he'll be fit for World Cup

Australia quick Josh Hazlewood confident he'll be fit for World Cup

The paceman, who has taken 72 wickets in 44 one-dayers, has been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs tour of India and the ODI series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates that follows. 

Feb 14, 2019, 09:19 AM IST
Gautam Gambhir reveals desire to pursue career with army had cricket not happened

Gautam Gambhir reveals desire to pursue career with army had cricket not happened

During a book launch, the 37-year-old, who played a key role in India's two World Cup triumphs (the 2007 World T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup), spoke about his passion for the forces. 

Feb 13, 2019, 17:59 PM IST
Rahul Dravid Effect: PCB considers former players for coaching youngsters

Rahul Dravid Effect: PCB considers former players for coaching youngsters

There is speculation that former captain Younis Khan is being considered for the role of Pakistan's under-19 coach and manager.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
PCB rejects Sharjeel Khan's appeal for relaxation in spot-fixing ban

PCB rejects Sharjeel Khan's appeal for relaxation in spot-fixing ban

Sharjeel in his application to the Board chairman accepted all five charges laid out against him by the tribunal for violating the anti-corruption code.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:20 AM IST
England defeat West Indies by 232 runs in the final Test at St Lucia

England defeat West Indies by 232 runs in the final Test at St Lucia

Chasing an unlikely target of 485 runs for victory on day four, West Indies could only manage 252 in their second innings, handing England a consolation win after winning the series 2-1.

Feb 13, 2019, 10:48 AM IST
Pakistan can make history by defeating India in World Cup: Former skipper Moin Khan

Pakistan can make history by defeating India in World Cup: Former skipper Moin Khan

Moin, who featured in many famous matches against India and was a member of the 1992 and 1999 World Cup squads, said that this time he is confident of a Pakistan win.

Feb 13, 2019, 10:45 AM IST
Amit Bhandari assault: Will be imposing life ban on Anuj Dedha, says DDCA President Rajat Sharma

Amit Bhandari assault: Will be imposing life ban on Anuj Dedha, says DDCA President Rajat Sharma

DDCA president Rajat Sharma told PTI that there will be a meeting held on Wednesday to decide the quantum of punishment. He said as of now, life ban on Dedha seemed a mere formality.

Feb 13, 2019, 10:30 AM IST
West Indies pacer Shannon Gabriel charged for language used in England Test

West Indies pacer Shannon Gabriel charged for language used in England Test

Gabriel's comment to Joe Root was not audible to television viewers but, Root was heard replying to the bowler ,"Don't use it as an insult. There's nothing wrong with being gay."

Feb 13, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
A cricket tournament in Varanasi, with a Sanskrit touch

A cricket tournament in Varanasi, with a Sanskrit touch

Clad in traditional attire of dhoti and kurta, youngsters showed they were completely at ease on the cricket pitch as commentary in Sanskrit flowed as freely here as the runs off the bat.

Feb 13, 2019, 00:04 AM IST
Squads for India U19 4-day games against South Africa & Quadrangular series announced

Squads for India U19 4-day games against South Africa & Quadrangular series announced

The India U19 squad for the two 4-day games against South Africa U19 starting from February 20, 2019 was announced by the Junior Selection committee.

Feb 12, 2019, 22:09 PM IST
Injured Mitchell Starc eyeing return in Pakistan ODIs

Injured Mitchell Starc eyeing return in Pakistan ODIs

The 29-year-old, who will be missing Australia’s tour to India, said that if rehabilitation went as per his plans then he would be available for selection in the UAE tour.

Feb 12, 2019, 18:26 PM IST
India vs New Zealand T20Is: Here is the report card of Rohit Sharma and co.

India vs New Zealand T20Is: Here is the report card of Rohit Sharma and co.

India fell just four runs short of a target in the third and final T20I against New Zealand in Hamilton to hand the hosts a 2-1 series win. 

Feb 12, 2019, 16:57 PM IST
ICC ODI Rankings: Chance for India to dethrone England as No.1 team

ICC ODI Rankings: Chance for India to dethrone England as No.1 team

 If England lose the series to the Windies and India win a subsequent home series against Australia by a 4-1 margin, the 2011 champions will be at the top of the table by March 13.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
South Africa seek to continue home dominance as ailing Sri Lanka visit

South Africa seek to continue home dominance as ailing Sri Lanka visit

Proteas supremacy has been built around a fierce fast-bowling attack and lively wickets, the opposite of the conditions they faced when they lost 0-2 in Sri Lanka last July.

Feb 12, 2019, 14:16 PM IST
Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana make impressive gains in ICC T20I rankings

Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana make impressive gains in ICC T20I rankings

Rodrigues’s 132 runs in the series against New Zealand have lifted her four places to the second position while Smriti Mandhana has gained four spots to reach the sixth position

Feb 12, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
Nathan Lyon, Marcus Stoinis among big winners at Australian Cricket Awards

Nathan Lyon, Marcus Stoinis among big winners at Australian Cricket Awards

Having established himself as a regular member of the 50-over game, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis was named ODI Player of the Year.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:58 AM IST