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Virat Kohli continues at No. 1 in ODIs, Jasprit Bumrah slips to second

India captain Virat Kohli has maintained his top spot in ODIs while leading India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has been displaced from the numero uno ranking.

Feb 12, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes issues apology for verbal spat with fan

After Stokes was dismissed by right-arm pacer Anrich Nortje on Friday, the all-rounder was heard aiming expletives at a fan.
 

Jan 25, 2020, 13:16 PM IST

England thrash South Africa by an innings and 53 runs in 3rd Test

The visitors later came out all guns blazing to outclass South Africa in both of their innings.
 

Jan 20, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

England vs South Africa 3rd Test: Ben Stokes-Ollie Pope guide visitors to 224/4 on Day 1 after top order collapse

England’s plan for the openers to occupy the crease, tiring out the bowlers and softening the ball, was diligently on course as they reached 61-0 at lunch. But 15 minutes into the afternoon session, Dom Sibley (36) was the first wicket to fall as Kagiso Rabada had him caught at backward square leg.

Jan 17, 2020, 12:12 PM IST

Ben Stokes named ICC Player of 2019, wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy; Pat Cummins best Test Player, Marnus Labuschagne Emerging Cricketer of Year

Elated with his achievements in 2019 and the ICC award, Ben Stokes said, "It is quite flattering to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year." Pat Cummins's 59 wickets in 12 Test matches during the voting period ensured he finished the year as the top-ranked bowler in the ICC Test Player Rankings.

Jan 15, 2020, 13:59 PM IST

Joe Root skips training due to stomach bug

England captain Joe Root has picked up a stomach bug and missed practice on Sunday for the third Test against South Africa.

Jan 12, 2020, 18:09 PM IST

IPL 2020 Auction: Most expensive players of previous seasons

As many as seven overseas players have valued themselves at a base price of Rs 2 crores while Robin Uthappa is the sole Indian player priced at Rs 1.5 crore.

Dec 19, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

Well deserved legend: Joe Root on Ben Stokes winning BBC award

Ben Stokes was presented with the award by Princess Royal and former Manchester United and Scotland footballer Denis Law. Previous winners of the award have included Andy Murray, Jonny Wilkinson and Steve Redgrave. 

Dec 16, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Tim Paine slams Ben Stokes for his comments on David Warner

Stokes had said that his match-winning knock at Headingley during the Ashes this summer was spurred on by Warner's constant sledging.
 

Nov 18, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Ben Stokes' wife rubbishes reports of England cricketer choking her

An English daily had published photographs in which Stokes could be seen having his hand on his wife`s face during an award ceremony.

Oct 09, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Ben Stokes blasts English daily over his 'secret family tragedy' report

"It is hard to find words that adequately describe such low and despicable behaviour, disguised as journalism. I cannot conceive of anything more immoral, heartless or contemptuous to the feelings and circumstances of my family," Ben Stokes said.

Sep 17, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Ashes: Steve Smith dismissed as England close on victory in final Test

The prolific Smith was caught by Ben Stokes at leg slip off Stuart Broad shortly after lunch, the first time in 11 Test innings against England that he had failed to pass fifty.

Sep 15, 2019, 21:09 PM IST

Steve Smith creates a record of scoring most runs in a series this century

In the ongoing fifth Ashes Test against England, Smith went past his own record of scoring 769 runs against India during the 2014-15 season.

Sep 15, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: Joe Denly shines as England build big lead

Denly fell six runs short of his maiden Test century and Ben Stokes made a sparkling 67 in bright sunshine at The Oval to put England in a strong position to level the series at 2-2.

Sep 15, 2019, 00:07 AM IST

5th Ashes Test: Ben Stokes, Joe Denly pile on the runs as England take control

Stokes was dropped by Steve Smith at slip when he was on seven off Nathan Lyon.

Sep 14, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Ashes: Steve Smith continues to paper over Australia's batting cracks

Smith, likely to regain the captaincy once his leadership ban expires next year, could conjure only a tepid defence of his teammates after they showed scant resistance against the marauding Jofra Archer and a swinging Sam Curran.

Sep 14, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Most of the Australians hate me, says Mitchell Marsh

Making a return to the Aussie Test side after almost a year, Marsh was exceptional with the ball in hand, as he got the key breakthroughs of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, and Chris Woakes. It was through his spell that Australia was able to come back into the match.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Ashes: England play for pride, Tim Paine's men eye history

England, who clinched a miraculous win in the third Test, failed to keep up their spirit and came out with a below-par performance, especially with the bat, at Old Trafford as they lost the match by 185 runs.
 

Sep 11, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Pat Cummins bowls Australia towards victory as England lose Ben Stokes

Resuming on 18-2 and chasing a distant target of 383, Joe Denly and Roy provided initial resistance before Cummins bowled Roy (31) with a beautiful delivery that cut back off the seam to leave England at 66-3.

Sep 08, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Mitchell Starc strikes leave England fighting to avoid follow-on

England trail by 219 runs after Australia made 497-8 declared and with Jos Buttler (26) and Stuart Broad (2) set to resume after the interval they still face a fight to avoid batting again.

Sep 07, 2019, 18:51 PM IST