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Sourav Ganguly's top priority as BCCI chief: Bringing normalcy, sorting out conflict of interest

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said that bringing normalcy and sorting out conflict of interest issue from the Indian cricket will be his top priority as the chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Oct 14, 2019, 19:01 PM IST

Mohammad Hafeez slams PCB as Pakistan cricketer's video goes viral

The 38-year-old criticised the board after a video of former Pakistan domestic cricketer Fazal Subhan driving a pick up van went viral on social media last week.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Bowlers help India women complete ODI whitewash against South Africa

Indian bowlers, particularly the spinners, on Monday came out with a stupendous bowling performance as the Women in Blue defeated South Africa in a low-scoring thriller and clinched the three-match ODI series 3-0.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli closes in on top-ranked Steve Smith after scoring double ton

Kohli, who had dropped below 900 points after the first Test for the first time since January 2018, has reached 936 points.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

Sourav Ganguly admits BCCI chief a challenging position

At the end of the day, Ganguly was leading the race to be the next BCCI President, while ex-India batsman Brijesh Patel is touted to bag the position of IPL Chairman.

Oct 14, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Virat Kohli and company were too good for us: Faf du Plessis

After a poor outing in the first Test in Visakhapatnam, South Africa once again found themselves in the receiving end as India crushed the visitors by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Oct 13, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

Putting team in commanding position my only goal: Virat Kohli

After a dominant India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series to clinch the Freedom Trophy, skipper Virat Kohli said that his main goal is to put the team in a dominant position.

Oct 13, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes 1st Indian captain to enforce follow-on against South Africa in Tests

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the first captain to enforce a follow-on on South Africa in the longest format of the game since 2008. 

Oct 13, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

2nd Test Day 4: India clinch innings win over South Africa, seal series

Having bundled out South Africa for 275 to take a huge first-innings lead of 326, India decided to enforce the follow-on on the fourth day of the second Test on Sunday as they look to clinch the ongoing three-match Test series against the Faf du Plessis-led side with a game to spare.

Oct 13, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Virat Kohli's ability to find gaps puts pressure on opposition: VVS Laxman

Riding on Kohli's record seventh double century, the most by an Indian batsman, India declared on 601/5 before reducing South Africa to 36/3 at stumps on Day 2.
 

Oct 12, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 3: As it happened

India bundled out South Africa for 275 runs in the first innings before umpires called for stumps on the third day of the second Test between two sides at the the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday. 

Oct 12, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Pune Test, Day 2: Virat Kohli double ton, pacers help India remain in driver's seat

Kohli, who hadn't scored a century this year before this inning, also became the Indian batsman with the most number of double tons to his name.
 

Oct 11, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Virat Kohli notches up career best Test score, piles up slew of records

Kohli, whose previous best was 243 against Sri Lanka, also became the Indian captain with the highest score in the five-day format.
 

Oct 11, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Manish Pandey to tie knot with South actress Ashrita Shetty?

Middle-order batsman Pandey, who recently featured for India during the successful three-match T20I series against South Africa, is currently leading Karnataka in the Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament. 

Oct 11, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

James Anderson to train at Etihad Stadium to regain full fitness

Anderson will now hope to make a return during the four-match Test series against South Africa, beginning on Boxing Day in Centurion. 

Oct 10, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Jeff Crowe, GS Lakshmi among match officials for ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019

Emirates ICC Elite Panel Match Referee Crowe has officiated in 488 international matches,  including three ICC Men’s T20 World Cups. 

Oct 10, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

2nd Test Day 1: India reach 273/3 before bad light forces early stumps

Virat Kohli-led India won the toss and opted to bat first in the second Test of the ongoing three-match series against South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Thursday. 

Oct 10, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

Mo Bobat named England cricket's new Performance Director

The England and Wales Cricket Board on Wednesday roped in Mo Bobat as the ECB's new Performance Director for men’s cricket.

Oct 09, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

We should let Rohit Sharma enjoy his batting at the top: Virat Kohli

Rohit marked his foray into Test match opening, with twin hundreds shattering many records as India registered a comprehensive 203-run victory in Visakhapatnam.
 

Oct 09, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Injured Smriti Mandhana ruled out of South Africa ODIs

In a major blow to the Indian women's cricket team, opener Smriti Mandhana has been ruled out of the ongoing three-match ODI series against South Africa due to a fractured toe which she sustained during a practice session.

Oct 09, 2019, 15:59 PM IST