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Nothing wrong with being gay: Joe Root to Shannon Gabriel during on-field spat

Nothing wrong with being gay: Joe Root to Shannon Gabriel during on-field spat

According to reports, Gabriel's comments were not picked up by stump microphones but Root was heard telling the bowler, "There's nothing wrong with being gay". 

Feb 12, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
3rd Test: Joe Root's ton helps England build huge lead over West Indies

3rd Test: Joe Root's ton helps England build huge lead over West Indies

The England captain compiled a patient, unbeaten 111 in St Lucia, after making just 55 runs in his five previous innings.

Feb 12, 2019, 09:51 AM IST
Pat Cummins recognised for stepping up in an otherwise bleak year for Australia

Pat Cummins recognised for stepping up in an otherwise bleak year for Australia

Cummins's efforts to drag Australia back to respectability were recognised as he claimed a maiden Allan Border Medal as the country's leading cricketer.

Feb 12, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
When Pakistan becomes a top cricket team, India will ask to play us: PCB

When Pakistan becomes a top cricket team, India will ask to play us: PCB

India and Pakistan have not played a full bilateral series since 2007 owing to tense relations between the neighbouring countries.

Feb 11, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
Nathan Coulter-Nile to undergo tests after vertigo scare

Nathan Coulter-Nile to undergo tests after vertigo scare

It was during his side Perth Scorchers' match against Adelaide Strikers when the 31-year-old sat down at the crease after feeling discomfort while bowling his fourth over of the match. 

Feb 11, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
Pacer Ashok Dinda suffers head injury during Bengal's practice session

Pacer Ashok Dinda suffers head injury during Bengal's practice session

Dinda was struck hard on his forehead when opening batsman Vivek Singh hit a straight drive in the fourth ball of an over.   

Feb 11, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
Former Indian pacer Amit Bhandhari thrashed over selection row

Former Indian pacer Amit Bhandhari thrashed over selection row

Bhandari sustained head and ear injuries and was taken to Sant Paramanand Hospital in Civil Lines by his colleague Sukhvinder Singh. 

Feb 11, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
Craig McMillan to quit as New Zealand batting coach after 2019 World Cup

Craig McMillan to quit as New Zealand batting coach after 2019 World Cup

McMillan will take a break during New Zealand's three-match ODI series against Bangladesh before making a comeback for the three Tests between the two sides, beginning February 28 in Hamilton. 

Feb 11, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
Steve Smith, David Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODIs

Steve Smith, David Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODIs

Smith and Warner are eligible for selection again on March 29, meaning they can be called up for the fourth ODI against Pakistan.

Feb 11, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
Twitterati go berserk after ICC recreates John Lennon's 'Imagine' song for MS Dhoni

Twitterati go berserk after ICC recreates John Lennon's 'Imagine' song for MS Dhoni

Dhoni once again showed his antics behind the stumps on Sunday when he dismissed New Zealand opener Tim Siefert to get the breakthrough for India in the match.

Feb 11, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Rishabh Pant a 'healthy headache' in India's World Cup reckoning: MSK Prasad

Rishabh Pant a 'healthy headache' in India's World Cup reckoning: MSK Prasad

Pant has played only three one-day internationals but his six-hitting prowess and stellar performance in India's breakthrough Test series victory in Australia make him difficult to ignore for the

Feb 11, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
Kuldeep Yadav climbs to career-best 2nd spot in ICC T20I rankings

Kuldeep Yadav climbs to career-best 2nd spot in ICC T20I rankings

Yadav accounted for well-set openers Tim Seifert and Colin Munro in the only match he played during the three-match series against New Zealand. 

Feb 11, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
MS Dhoni prevents Indian flag from touching the ground as fan bows down, leaves Twitterati in awe - In pics

MS Dhoni prevents Indian flag from touching the ground as fan bows down, leaves Twitterati in awe - In pics

Carrying the Tricolour in his hand, the delirious fan broke through the security cover and rushed towards Dhoni.

Feb 11, 2019, 09:15 AM IST
Pakistan to host all Australia ODI series matches in UAE

Pakistan to host all Australia ODI series matches in UAE

The ODI series between Pakistan and Australia will be played entirely in the United Arab Emirates from March 22 to 31.

Feb 10, 2019, 18:40 PM IST
Rohit Sharma takes positive from New Zealand tour despite T20I series defeat

Rohit Sharma takes positive from New Zealand tour despite T20I series defeat

India will now host Australia for two T20s and five-match ODI series, starting in Vizag on February 24.

Feb 10, 2019, 18:24 PM IST
We need someone to bat through 20 overs: Smriti Mandhana after New Zealand drubbing

We need someone to bat through 20 overs: Smriti Mandhana after New Zealand drubbing

Chasing 162 in the third T20I against New Zealand, Mandhana took the Indian team on course for a consolation win with a career-best knock of 86 from 52 balls but the visiting side failed to build on

Feb 10, 2019, 18:18 PM IST
England Lions draw first unofficial Test versus India 'A'

England Lions draw first unofficial Test versus India 'A'

The second unofficial Test between England Lions and India 'A' begins in Mysuru on February 13. 

Feb 10, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Windies vs England: Antigua pitch rated 'below average' by ICC

Windies vs England: Antigua pitch rated 'below average' by ICC

Jeff Crowe of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees has given the rating, citing the uneven bounce at the southern main pavilion end as the reason. 

Feb 10, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Colin Munro shines as New Zealand beat India in 3rd T20I to claim series

Colin Munro shines as New Zealand beat India in 3rd T20I to claim series

 Munro responded in defiant fashion to help New Zealand post a commanding 212 for four wickets after the hosts were asked to bat first.

Feb 10, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Former Test opener Vikram Rathour added to India A, U19 support staff; questions raised

Former Test opener Vikram Rathour added to India A, U19 support staff; questions raised

Kapoor is Rathour's brother in law and as per new BCCI constitution, it could lead to a direct case of conflict of interest.

Feb 10, 2019, 14:07 PM IST