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It's always special to play for home team in IPL: Ishant Sharma

It's always special to play for home team in IPL: Ishant Sharma

Having represented various teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Ishant will represent his home team Delhi Capitals in the season beginning from March 23.

Mar 15, 2019, 15:32 PM IST
Bangladesh cricket team's Indian support staff recalls New Zealand mosque shooting

Bangladesh cricket team's Indian support staff recalls New Zealand mosque shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden later announced that 40 people were killed and more than 20 injured in the attack, claimed by a 28-year-old white Australian who is in police custody.

Mar 15, 2019, 14:03 PM IST
ICC fully supports decision to cancel 3rd Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch: David Richardson

ICC fully supports decision to cancel 3rd Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch: David Richardson

The Bangladesh team, which was about to enter the mosque to offer prayers, escaped unscathed but the prevailing situation led to the authorities calling off the third and final Test match starting on

Mar 15, 2019, 12:38 PM IST
Sreesanth life ban to be discussed during COA meeting: Vinod Rai

Sreesanth life ban to be discussed during COA meeting: Vinod Rai

A bench comprising of justices Ashok Bhushan and KM Joseph said that the BCCI's disciplinary committee may reconsider, within three months, the quantum of punishment to be given to Sreesanth.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
Supreme Court ends life ban on S Sreesanth, orders BCCI to reconsider punishment

Supreme Court ends life ban on S Sreesanth, orders BCCI to reconsider punishment

The Supreme Court further said that its order should have no effect on criminal proceedings pending against S Sreesanth.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
Bangladesh cricket tour of New Zealand called off after Christchurch mosque shooting

Bangladesh cricket tour of New Zealand called off after Christchurch mosque shooting

The test match at Hagley Oval for which the Bangladesh cricket team was in New Zealand, was scheduled to begin on Saturday.

Mar 15, 2019, 10:11 AM IST
Afghanistan, Ireland set to to play first Test against each other in Dehradun

Afghanistan, Ireland set to to play first Test against each other in Dehradun

Both the teams have played only one Test each. Ireland faced Pakistan in their maiden Test in May last year, while Afghanistan met India in June 2018.

Mar 15, 2019, 08:01 AM IST
Dinesh Karthik will play finisher's role: KKR assistant coach Simon Katich

Dinesh Karthik will play finisher's role: KKR assistant coach Simon Katich

Karthik, who didn't play the one-dayers against Australia, is back in the mix after Rishabh Pant's failure to grab the chance.

Mar 14, 2019, 19:54 PM IST
Rookie fast-bowler Mohammad Hasnain could be a handful for Australian batsmen: Shane Watson

Rookie fast-bowler Mohammad Hasnain could be a handful for Australian batsmen: Shane Watson

Watson, who has come to Karachi after 15 years, is playing for the Quetta Gladiators franchise, which picked Hasnain as an emerging player.

Mar 14, 2019, 19:38 PM IST
Spoken to CoA, no conflict of interest: Sourav Ganguly on advisory role with Delhi Capitals

Spoken to CoA, no conflict of interest: Sourav Ganguly on advisory role with Delhi Capitals

Ganguly has been an administrator for more than five years now but contributing in technical matters and strategy is what excites him the most.

Mar 14, 2019, 18:52 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar slams MCC proposal of using a standard ball in Tests, says unfortunate it's being taken seriously

Sunil Gavaskar slams MCC proposal of using a standard ball in Tests, says unfortunate it's being taken seriously

Players have expressed their ball preference in recent times, including India skipper Virat Kohli and premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. 

Mar 14, 2019, 18:06 PM IST
World Fame 100: Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10, MS Dhoni at 13

World Fame 100: Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10, MS Dhoni at 13

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, stands on the seventh position and is the only Indian in the top 10 list, whereas Dhoni is placed on the 13th position.

Mar 14, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
Never underestimate the importance of MS Dhoni: Michael Clarke

Never underestimate the importance of MS Dhoni: Michael Clarke

Clarke tweeted after the Australian team beat fancied India in the fifth and final ODI at the Feroz Shah Kotla for a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 series win on Wednesday.

Mar 14, 2019, 17:12 PM IST
SC appoints PS Narasimha as mediator to resolve cricket related disputes in BCCI

SC appoints PS Narasimha as mediator to resolve cricket related disputes in BCCI

A bench of Justices SA Bobde and AM Spare was informed by Narasimha that former apex court judge Justice (retd) DK Jain has assumed charge as the ombudsman of Board of Control for Cricket in India (

Mar 14, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals appoint Sourav Ganguly as advisor

IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals appoint Sourav Ganguly as advisor

In his new role, Ganguly will work closely with the team's head coach Ricky Ponting.

Mar 14, 2019, 15:24 PM IST
India in need of 'Plan B' as evident from ODI series defeat against Australia

India in need of 'Plan B' as evident from ODI series defeat against Australia

All they need to do is win six out of nine games and take it forward from there. Then, it's the matter of two good days in office and hence Kohli has fewer issues to deal with despite a patchy series

Mar 14, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
World Cup is still far, now it's time to savour this massive win: Usman Khawaja

World Cup is still far, now it's time to savour this massive win: Usman Khawaja

The left-handed opener, Khawaja was one of the main architects of Australia's 3-2 series win over India after going down 0-2. 

Mar 14, 2019, 11:53 AM IST
Responsibility is on players to manage their workload in IPL: Virat Kohli

Responsibility is on players to manage their workload in IPL: Virat Kohli

The India captain said, that it's not that he is asking the Indian players not to be committed to their IPL teams but to be smart and aware during the course of the tournament.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
After BCCI complaint, police files case in Rs 80 lakh fraud over selection in Ranji teams

After BCCI complaint, police files case in Rs 80 lakh fraud over selection in Ranji teams

They were allegedly duped of Rs 80 lakh on the pretext of getting them selected in the Ranji Trophy squads of Nagaland, Manipur and Jharkhand, police said.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
Usman Khawaja helps Australia register one-day series win in India

Usman Khawaja helps Australia register one-day series win in India

Opener Khawaja strengthened his claim for a place in the World Cup squad with an elegant 100 to steer Australia to 272-9, though the tourists had looked on course to cross 300 at one stage.

Mar 13, 2019, 21:59 PM IST