Cricket

ODI Cricketer of decade: Virat Kohli wins HUGE honour, Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev also awarded

The 32-year-old Virat Kohli, who made his ODI debut in August 2008 against Sri Lanka, is among the finest batsmen of all time, and has amassed a staggering 12,169 runs from 254 ODIs.

Apr 15, 2021, 13:06 PM IST

Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj receive ‘promised’ Mahindra Thar after T. Natarajan and Shardul Thakur

As India pulled off a remarkable win in Brisbane, which is considered Australia's fortress, Anand Mahindra promised to gift SUVs to six new stars.

Apr 07, 2021, 07:08 AM IST

Anand Mahindra gifted the latest Thar to these cricketers, know why

The 2-1 Test series triumph was India’s first in Australia since 1988 with the young Indian team. Apart from Natarajan and Thakur, the other players that will receive the Thar SUV include Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill and Navdeep Saini.

Apr 02, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

COVID-19: BCCI suspends all age-group tournaments with eye on coronavirus situation

The domestic T20 tournament was followed by the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which was successfully conducted at different centres in India with New Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium hosting the final between UPCA and MCA on Sunday, 14th March.

Mar 17, 2021, 07:02 AM IST

Shahid Afridi’s daughter to be engaged to Pakistan paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi

The former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi offered his blessings to Shaheen Shah Afridi both and off the field while making the announcement. 

Mar 08, 2021, 09:09 AM IST

Cricketer-turned-actor Salil Ankola hospitalised on 53rd birthday with COVID-19

Ankola, who made his Test match debut with Sachin Tendulkar against Pakistan in 1989, turned 53 on Monday (March 1) and posted a picture from his hospital bed on social media. Last year, in December, Ankola was named the chairman of the Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) selection committee.

Mar 01, 2021, 13:24 PM IST

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan posts surprising pic with ‘sindoor’

Along with the picture, Shami's wife Hasin Jahan posted a message: “Sabar Ki ungli pakad kar ham itna chale ke raste hairan reh gaye -- which means holding on the finger of patience, I have come so far ahead that even the road travelled is surprised.” 

Mar 01, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

ICC World Cup: 541 games to be livestreamed across three tournaments

The live streaming deal, which is up until April 2023, will enable fans to watch all qualifying matches to three World Cups: men’s T20 World Cup 2022, men’s World Cup 2023 and women’s T20 World Cup 2023. The coverage will capture performance of new teams including Hungary, Romania and Serbia.

Feb 25, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

Motera Cricket Stadium is the biggest Cricket stadium in the world

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Feb 24, 2021, 15:06 PM IST

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Bihar cricketer tests COVID-19 positive, others to undergo tests

All the other players will undergo COVID-19 tests on Tuesday with the results coming by evening. Bihar has sent 22 players for testing. The Bihar team is placed in Elite Group C and is playing all its league games in Bengaluru. 

Feb 23, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar set to conduct FREE cricket sessions

As part of the deal, learners on the platform will be coached and mentored by the legend Sachin Tendulkar through a series of live interactive classes, which everyone can access free of cost on the platform. Last week, Arjun Tendulkar, son of Sachin Tendulkar, was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakhs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Player Auction.

Feb 23, 2021, 11:03 AM IST

India vs England Third Test: What are features of world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera

Located in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, the Motera stadium will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday as the ground gets ready for the third Test match between India and England. The Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad is spread over 63 acres, with a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh people.

Feb 23, 2021, 09:22 AM IST

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sreesanth picks up first five-wicket haul after 15 years

The former India paceman then went on to claim the last three wickets in the UP innings, including that of rival skipper and India paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar for just 1. With his five-wicket haul in the second match of the tournament, Sreesanth now has seven wickets in just two games. 

Feb 22, 2021, 13:29 PM IST

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma don’t have servants at home, says former selector

Kohli and Anushka reportedly stay in a plush flat in Worli which costs over Rs 34 crore. So it is indeed surprising that the Indian skipper doesn’t employ any servants at his home. Kohli and Anushka recently became proud parents to a daughter, who they have named Vamika.

Feb 22, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

Morris breaks auction record, Vivo back as IPL title sponsor

Six players, including three Australians, emerged as millionaires from the auction ahead of this year`s tournament scheduled to begin in April. Morris returned to the Rajasthan Royals for a staggering 162.5 million rupees ($2.2 million) following a fierce bidding war involving the Punjab Kings.

Feb 18, 2021, 22:22 PM IST

Happy Birthday AB: Mr 360 De Villiers turns 37

Former South African captain and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers turned 37 on Wednesday (February 17). The explosive batsman, also known as Mr 360, is a supreme athlete and could have represented South Africa in tennis, hockey or rugby but finally decided to become cricketer. De Villiers holds numerous records in all formats of the game and still going strong in the Indian Premier League. Here we take a look at some of De Villiers' finest moments.
 

Feb 17, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

Faf du Plessis, former SA captain, announces Test retirement

Du Plessis made his debut in Test cricket back in November 2012 against Australia and played his last match in the format against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. He had an incredibly poor outing with the bat in Pakistan, registering scores of 10, 23, 17 and 5.

Feb 17, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

IPL 2021 auction: 292 players go under the hammer, all eyes on likes of Harbhajan and Glenn Maxwell

The IPL mini-auction this year would see 292 players going under the hammer and all these cricketers have been shortlisted by the eight franchises, with 61 vacancies to be filled by the teams. A total of 164 Indian players, 125 overseas players, and 3 players from associate nations will be up for grabs in the auction. 

Feb 17, 2021, 10:06 AM IST

Fresh FIR filed against Yuvraj Singh for ‘casteist slur’ against Yuzvendra Chahal

After almost 8 months, a Dalit activist in Hisar district on Sunday (February 14) filed a police complaint, demanding Yuvraj’s arrest and registration of case under the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which aims to prohibit discrimination.

Feb 15, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

THIS former Mumbai Indians all-rounder marries ex-Miss World contestant

Cutting, who played for the Sydney Thunder in BBL 2020-21, and Erin Holland got engaged a couple of years and they had also informed their fans on their respective social media handles. Cutting turned out for Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals franchise in Indian Premier League (IPL) in the past.

Feb 15, 2021, 07:25 AM IST