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NZ vs Australia 2nd T20: Delhi Capitals’ Marcus Stoinis blasts off, RCB’s Maxwell and Jamieson flop

NZ vs Australia 2nd T20: Delhi Capitals’ Marcus Stoinis blasts off, RCB’s Maxwell and Jamieson flop

NZ rode on opener Martin Guptill’s record-breaking 97 to help the Black Caps post 219/7 and looked to have the game in their keeping before Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams launched a blistering

Feb 25, 2021, 11:27 AM IST
NZ vs Australia 2nd T20: Martin Guptill smashes Rohit Sharma’s six-hitting record

NZ vs Australia 2nd T20: Martin Guptill smashes Rohit Sharma’s six-hitting record

The eight sixes hit by Guptill means his current tally of sixes in T20 internationals stands at 132 in 96 T20s – five ahead of Rohit Sharma who has 127 to his name in 108 games. England limited-overs

Feb 25, 2021, 09:52 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Joe Root’s side complain about umpire for THIS reason

India vs England 3rd Test: Joe Root’s side complain about umpire for THIS reason

Indian opener Shubman Gill was caught off Stuart Broad in the slips by Ben Stokes, but the third umpire decided that the all-rounder had grassed the catch. In another incident, a quick stumping by

Feb 25, 2021, 09:32 AM IST
IND vs ENG: Plan was to bowl wicket to wicket, says Axar Patel after his exploits in Motera

IND vs ENG: Plan was to bowl wicket to wicket, says Axar Patel after his exploits in Motera

Axar Patel and senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin exploited the turning Motera pitch at the newly-inaugurated Narendra Modi stadium to the full to bundle out England for 112 in their first

Feb 24, 2021, 23:43 PM IST
IND vs ENG: Axar Patel bulldozes England to hand hosts early control in pink-ball affair

IND vs ENG: Axar Patel bulldozes England to hand hosts early control in pink-ball affair

Axar Patel, who was introduced in the sixth over of the day, didn't take much time to leave an impact in the game as he removed Jonny Bairstow in his first delivery of the match. The spinner found

Feb 24, 2021, 23:14 PM IST
IND vs ENG: Ben Stokes accidentally applies saliva on ball, left with a warning

IND vs ENG: Ben Stokes accidentally applies saliva on ball, left with a warning

The ICC's Covid-19 regulations states that a team can be warned twice for using saliva per innings, and further use of it will result in a 5-run penalty to the batting side. Whenever saliva is

Feb 24, 2021, 22:26 PM IST
Only Motera stadium renamed after PM Narendra Modi, complex still has Sardar Patel's name: Centre after criticism

Only Motera stadium renamed after PM Narendra Modi, complex still has Sardar Patel's name: Centre after criticism

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed the critics and taking an indirect dig at the Gandhi siblings. "The name of the Sports Complex is Sardar Patel Sports Enclave. Only the name of the Cricket

Feb 24, 2021, 20:47 PM IST
IND vs ENG: England surrender in front of Axar Patel

IND vs ENG: England surrender in front of Axar Patel

Axar Patel's feat on Wednesday also saw him become the second spinner to return with the best figures in day-night Tests. He picked the wickets of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes

Feb 24, 2021, 19:11 PM IST
This day that year: Sachin Tendulkar becomes first man to complete double ton in ODIs

This day that year: Sachin Tendulkar becomes first man to complete double ton in ODIs

Since Sachin Tendulkar's double-century, five more batsmen have breached the 200-run mark in the 50-over-format, with current India opener Rohit Sharma accomplishing the feat on three different

Feb 24, 2021, 17:17 PM IST
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Devdutt Padikkal warms up for IPL 2021 with massive score

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Devdutt Padikkal warms up for IPL 2021 with massive score

It was young Padikkal’s third List A century in his 16th game. The opener’s 140-ball knock featured five sixes and 14 fours to help Karnataka post 329/5 after batting first. Off his last 21 balls, 

Feb 24, 2021, 15:58 PM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Motera Stadium is now Narendra Modi Stadium

India vs England 3rd Test: Motera Stadium is now Narendra Modi Stadium

Narendra Modi Stadium will host the third Test between India and England starting at 230 pm on Wednesday. In addition to that, the third will also be a Pink-ball or Day/Night Test – only the second

Feb 24, 2021, 13:28 PM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will miss Motera inauguration

India vs England 3rd Test: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will miss Motera inauguration

The Motera is now the world’s largest cricket stadium with a capacity of 1,10,000 spectators. There are a total of 11 pitches on the ground – six are of red soil and five of black soil. Ganguly

Feb 24, 2021, 11:56 AM IST
India women’s cricket: Lucknow to host South Africa women’s team for 5 ODIs and 3 T20s

India women’s cricket: Lucknow to host South Africa women’s team for 5 ODIs and 3 T20s

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are yet to make an official announcement about the dates as board officials want the players to assemble early and complete the bio-security protocols

Feb 24, 2021, 11:23 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Why Virat Kohli kicked Ishant Sharma off the bed

India vs England 3rd Test: Why Virat Kohli kicked Ishant Sharma off the bed

Ishant last played in an ODI in 2016 and a T20 International match in 2013. Delighted to see Ishant achieve the 100th Test milestone, Kohli shared an interesting anecdote about the time when the

Feb 24, 2021, 10:54 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Motera not only largest, but one of the best stadiums, says sports minister Rijiju

India vs England 3rd Test: Motera not only largest, but one of the best stadiums, says sports minister Rijiju

A day before the India-England third Test match, Rijiju along with BCCI secretary Jay Shah visited the Motera stadium to take note of the world-class facilities. The Motera is now the world’s largest

Feb 24, 2021, 10:23 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: R Ashwin on cusp of THIS massive record

India vs England 3rd Test: R Ashwin on cusp of THIS massive record

If Ashwin picks up six or more wickets in the Pink-ball Test at Motera, he will beat the likes of Richard Hadlee of New Zealand and Dale Steyn of South Africa, who are tied at the second position.

Feb 24, 2021, 09:46 AM IST
India vs England 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant scares Virat Kohli with ‘spidey’ drone, watch

India vs England 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant scares Virat Kohli with ‘spidey’ drone, watch

Rishabh Pant was trying his hands at maneuvering a drone in the stadium during a practice session. While he was having fun, Indian captain Virat Kohli got scared as the camera came perilously close

Feb 23, 2021, 17:53 PM IST
India vs England 3rd Test Preview: Virat Kohli faces pace or spin dilemma in pink ball game

India vs England 3rd Test Preview: Virat Kohli faces pace or spin dilemma in pink ball game

India will consider replacing Kuldeep Yadav with possibly Umesh Yadav to give them additional pace options with R Ashwin and left-arm spinner Axar Patel, in his second Test, manning the spin bowling

Feb 23, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
India vs England Third Test: Virat Kohli set to break THIS record of MS Dhoni

India vs England Third Test: Virat Kohli set to break THIS record of MS Dhoni

Both Virat Kohli Kohli and MS Dhoni have won 21 matches as captain for India in the longest format at home. A win in the Pink Ball Test at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will help Kohli become the

Feb 23, 2021, 15:10 PM IST
IPL 2021 auction: NZ players overlooked for 2nd rate Australians, blasts Simon Doull

IPL 2021 auction: NZ players overlooked for 2nd rate Australians, blasts Simon Doull

South Africa-born Kiwi batsman Conway smashed a 59-ball 99 and powered his team to a 53-run win over Australia in the first of five T20 Internationals in Christchurch on Monday. Conway wasn't picked

Feb 23, 2021, 13:17 PM IST