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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
Rohit Sharma equals Sourav Ganguly, becomes third fastest to reach 8000 ODI runs

Rohit Sharma equals Sourav Ganguly, becomes third fastest to reach 8000 ODI runs

Rohit, who is nicknamed Hitman, achieved this feat in his 200th inning during the fifth ODI against Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi. 

Mar 13, 2019, 21:32 PM IST
Neither am I insecure nor do I have competition with Rishabh Pant: Wriddhiman Saha

Neither am I insecure nor do I have competition with Rishabh Pant: Wriddhiman Saha

Saha, one of India's more technically astute keepers, has recently made a comeback for Bengal in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after being out of competitive cricket owing to a shoulder surgery last

Mar 13, 2019, 20:18 PM IST
We are hopeful of playing maximum home games at Eden Gardens: KKR CEO Venky Mysore

We are hopeful of playing maximum home games at Eden Gardens: KKR CEO Venky Mysore

The IPL will start on March 23 and end on May 12 while the general elections are slated to be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19.

Mar 13, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul needed the rap on their knuckles: Head coach Ravi Shastri

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul needed the rap on their knuckles: Head coach Ravi Shastri

Shastri was asked about the differences in opinion shared between the BCCI and the players over their partners travelling with them on long overseas tours.

Mar 13, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar believes England are favourites to win World Cup

Sunil Gavaskar believes England are favourites to win World Cup

Gavaskar, however, pointed out that he is not saying England will win the 50-over tournament. 

Mar 13, 2019, 15:37 PM IST
5th ODI: Australia beat India by 35 runs to win series 3-2

5th ODI: Australia beat India by 35 runs to win series 3-2

Australia recorded victory by a margin of 35 runs in the final ODI of the five-match series against India.

Mar 13, 2019, 12:30 PM IST
Countdown clock, standard ball amongst MCC proposals for Test cricket

Countdown clock, standard ball amongst MCC proposals for Test cricket

The future of the longest format of the game has been a subject of debate, amidst dwindling crowds for Test matches outside Australia and England.

Mar 13, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
 Shane Warne says Virat Kohli a terrific leader, but MS Dhoni better in pressure situation

Shane Warne says Virat Kohli a terrific leader, but MS Dhoni better in pressure situation

Warne's comments came after India slumped to a four-wicket defeat in Mohali ODI to allow Australia level the five-match series. 

Mar 12, 2019, 19:04 PM IST
India vs Aus, 5th ODI preview: Virat Kohli's men look to make amends for Mohali debacle, clinch series

India vs Aus, 5th ODI preview: Virat Kohli's men look to make amends for Mohali debacle, clinch series

The Men in Blue have never lost a bilateral ODI series comprising five games following a 2-0 lead.

Mar 12, 2019, 18:17 PM IST
Constant scrutiny on David Warner, Steve Smith could be unsettling for Australia: Ricky Ponting

Constant scrutiny on David Warner, Steve Smith could be unsettling for Australia: Ricky Ponting

Constant attention on Smith and Warner could affect the team during the World Cup, said Ponting who will be a part of Australia's support staff during the mega event.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
India count Vijay Shankar gain ahead of 2019 ICC World Cup

India count Vijay Shankar gain ahead of 2019 ICC World Cup

With Hardik Pandya recovering from a back injury, Shankar capitalised on his opportunity against Australia to catapult himself into World Cup contentions with some impressive performances.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:19 PM IST
Australia are confident of moving with current squad to World Cup: Alex Carey

Australia are confident of moving with current squad to World Cup: Alex Carey

The five-match series against India is poised at 2-2, thanks to Australia's back-to-back wins after staring down the barrel at one stage.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:22 PM IST
Adil Rashid, David Willey attain career-best T20I rankings post West Indies' drubbing

Adil Rashid, David Willey attain career-best T20I rankings post West Indies' drubbing

Rashid’s five wickets in the series have helped him gain two slots and cross the 700-point mark for the first time in his career during this series. 

Mar 12, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Combinations used in Australia series not certain for ICC World Cup: Bharat Arun

Combinations used in Australia series not certain for ICC World Cup: Bharat Arun

The Indian bowling coach did not elaborate much, but stated emphatically that the Indian team is quite sure about its combinations for the World Cup in England.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:00 PM IST
Afghanistan call off proposed tour to Zimbabwe over broadcasting costs

Afghanistan call off proposed tour to Zimbabwe over broadcasting costs

While Zimbabwe played their last ODI match in November 2018 when they visited Bangladesh, Afghanistan settled for a 2-2 draw against Ireland in the ODI series. 

Mar 12, 2019, 15:06 PM IST
Indias no.4 slot for ICC World Cup still up for grab, believes Sourav Ganguly

Indias no.4 slot for ICC World Cup still up for grab, believes Sourav Ganguly

On Sunday in the fourth ODI against Australia which India lost by four wickets, Test opener KL Rahul was drafted into the side, batting at No. 3 with skipper Virat Kohli batting at No.4.  

Mar 12, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
Hamstring injury rules Kusal Perera out of remainder of South Africa tour

Hamstring injury rules Kusal Perera out of remainder of South Africa tour

Sri Lanka will play their inconsequential fourth ODI at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:19 PM IST
Injured Kane Williamson in doubt for third Bangladesh Test

Injured Kane Williamson in doubt for third Bangladesh Test

The 28-year-old sustained the injury while fielding on the third day of New Zealand's an innings and 12-run win in the second Test against Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. 

Mar 12, 2019, 12:44 PM IST
There can't be 11 Virat Kohlis in a team, says Muttiah Muralitharan

There can't be 11 Virat Kohlis in a team, says Muttiah Muralitharan

Muralitharan calls on people to be patient as one cannot have 11 match-winners in the team and it is also important to try out various combinations going into the World Cup.

Mar 12, 2019, 11:32 AM IST