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Poor Windies tour can open doors to England Test side: Wicket-keeper-batsman Jos Buttler

Poor Windies tour can open doors to England Test side: Wicket-keeper-batsman Jos Buttler

England are down 0-2 in the three-match series after last week's 10-wicket defeat in the second Test at Antigua, where their batsmen managed scores of 187 and 132 in two innings.

Feb 08, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
2nd T20I: India women lose to New Zealand by 4 wickets, trail series 2-0

2nd T20I: India women lose to New Zealand by 4 wickets, trail series 2-0

Needing a win to keep the series alive, Indian women posted a modest 135 for 6 despite being 72 for 2 after the first 10 overs.

Feb 08, 2019, 11:38 AM IST
India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I: How the action unfolded

India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I: How the action unfolded

India defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the second T20I against New Zealand to level the three-match series 1-1 at Eden Gardens in Auckland on Friday. 

Feb 08, 2019, 10:57 AM IST
Former skipper Ricky Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for World Cup

Former skipper Ricky Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for World Cup

Ponting's appointment is the second major shakeup in Australia's backroom staff in as many days, with bowling coach David Saker resigning "effective immediately" on Thursday. 

Feb 08, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
2nd T20I: New Zealand women beat India by 4 wickets to lead series 2-0

2nd T20I: New Zealand women beat India by 4 wickets to lead series 2-0

New Zealand women recorded a four-wicket win in the second T20I of the three-match series against India, after being handed a target of 136 runs to chase down. 

Feb 08, 2019, 06:44 AM IST
Ajinkya Rahane to lead Rest of India against Ranji champions Vidarbha, KL Rahul to lead India A vs England Lions

Ajinkya Rahane to lead Rest of India against Ranji champions Vidarbha, KL Rahul to lead India A vs England Lions

Saurashtra keeper-batsman Snell Patel, who scored a hundred in the Ranji final and left-arm spinner Dharmendra Jadeja, with fifty-plus wickets, have also made the cut.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:19 PM IST
Uncapped all-rounder Wiaan Mulder handed South Africa Test call-up for Sri Lanka series

Uncapped all-rounder Wiaan Mulder handed South Africa Test call-up for Sri Lanka series

The 20-year-old, who was previously included in the squad for last year`s series against Australia but has yet to make his test debut, was sidelined by an Achilles injury from September to January.

Feb 07, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
2nd T20I: Under-pressure India women look to save series against New Zealand

2nd T20I: Under-pressure India women look to save series against New Zealand

Mithali's years of experience could have come in handy in the series opener on Wednesday but she was dropped from the eleven.

Feb 07, 2019, 14:30 PM IST
2nd T20I: India target strong comeback against New Zealand after massive defeat in Wellington

2nd T20I: India target strong comeback against New Zealand after massive defeat in Wellington

While it is a must-win game for India, another victory will seal the series for the hosts who were outplayed 1-4 in the preceding ODIs.

Feb 07, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Vidarbha claim 2nd successive Ranji title, beat Saurashtra in final by 78 runs

Vidarbha claim 2nd successive Ranji title, beat Saurashtra in final by 78 runs

Set a target of 206, Saurashtra folded for 127 in 58.4 overs, giving Vidarbha their second title triumph in the country's marquee first-class tournament.

Feb 07, 2019, 11:37 AM IST
Spinner Jack Leach tells England to improve, not complain about pitches

Spinner Jack Leach tells England to improve, not complain about pitches

Leach, who has honed his skills on a Taunton pitch that offers turn, picked up 18 wickets as England completed a 3-0 sweep at Sri Lanka last November.

Feb 07, 2019, 11:22 AM IST
Mitchell Starc out of Australian squad for limited-overs tour of India; Marsh, Siddle ignored

Mitchell Starc out of Australian squad for limited-overs tour of India; Marsh, Siddle ignored

Starc suffered the injury, which causes strain in the shoulder, arm and chest, during the final day of the second Test between Sri Lanka in Canberra three days ago. 

Feb 07, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
After criticising performance vs India, Australian bowling coach David Saker resigns

After criticising performance vs India, Australian bowling coach David Saker resigns

While Australia completed a dominant 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka earlier this week, the team`s bowlers have been under fire during a disappointing home summer.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
New Zealand Cricket apologise after removing banner promoting sexual consent during 1st T20I

New Zealand Cricket apologise after removing banner promoting sexual consent during 1st T20I

The woman holding up the sign stated that she and her friends were surrounded by multiple security guards with the experience an extremely 'uncomfortable' one. 

Feb 07, 2019, 09:57 AM IST
Injured Mitchell Starc likely to miss India series

Injured Mitchell Starc likely to miss India series

Australia and India are slated to play two-match T20I series in Visakhapatnam from February 24 before the two sides head into five ODIs, beginning March 2 in Hyderabad. 

Feb 06, 2019, 20:39 PM IST
Conceding runs in middle overs cost India in 1st T20I against New Zealand: Krunal Pandya

Conceding runs in middle overs cost India in 1st T20I against New Zealand: Krunal Pandya

India will next take on New Zealand in the second T20I at Auckland's Eden Park on February 8.

Feb 06, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
ICC Women's Championship: Pakistan, South Africa set to host crucial ODI series

ICC Women's Championship: Pakistan, South Africa set to host crucial ODI series

Pakistan and the Caribbean side will play the opening match of their ODI series on February 7 at the Dubai International Stadium while the remaining two matches will be played at the ICC Academy on

Feb 06, 2019, 19:25 PM IST
Mithali Raj may retire from T20Is after home series against England

Mithali Raj may retire from T20Is after home series against England

Mithali has so far scored 2283 runs from 85 T20 Internationals with the highest score of 97 and 17 half-centuries to her credit. 

Feb 06, 2019, 18:49 PM IST
Eight batsmen in Playing XI should chase down big totals: Rohit Sharma

Eight batsmen in Playing XI should chase down big totals: Rohit Sharma

India will play New Zealand in the second T20I at Auckland's Eden Park on Friday.   

Feb 06, 2019, 17:40 PM IST
I've to bat till 20 overs to avoid another collapse: Smriti Mandhana

I've to bat till 20 overs to avoid another collapse: Smriti Mandhana

Mandhana smashed a 58-run knock off 34 balls but the Indian women's cricket team failed to make it count as they were dismissed for 136 all out while chasing a target of 160.

Feb 06, 2019, 17:09 PM IST