Mohammad Shami

Ranji title for Bengal, not India call on Laxmi Ratan Shukla`s mind

National selectors have overlooked him many a times but Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla is unfazed as he is living a dream to win the Ranji Trophy for his state, which had won the coveted first-class title way back in 1989-90.

Dec 24, 2013, 23:15 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Team India Khan’t survive overseas without Zaheer

Zaheer`s spell at Johannesburg was crucial.

Dec 24, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

India will be eyeing for a psychological advantage over SA on Day 3

India`s pace bowlers staged a dramatic turnaround with a devastating exhibition of swing bowling as South Africa suffered a stunning collapse to leave the first cricket Test more or less on an even keel here on Thursday.

Dec 20, 2013, 13:01 PM IST

Patience need of the hour for Indian batsmen, feels Sunil Gavaskar

After a spineless show in the ODI series against South Africa, the famed Indian batting line-up will have to adopt a patient approach to make a contest out of the two-match Test series, which starts at Johannesburg here tomorrow, feels former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar.

Dec 17, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

De Kock showing maturity beyond years: Coach

Ishant Sharma might think that Quinton de Kock was lucky to get three back-to-back hundreds in the ODI series against India but the young South African`s coach Geoffrey Toyana is not the least bit surprised that the 20-year-old has sparkled so early in his career.

Dec 12, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

3rd ODI: Toughest century in the series, says Quinton De Kock

Describing his hundred in the washed out third and final ODI against India as the toughest of the series, young South African batsman Quinton de Kock said his work ethic and confidence has improved manifold in the three matches.

Dec 12, 2013, 11:41 AM IST

3rd ODI: Rain plays spoil sport, South Africa clinch series 2-0

South African wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock slammed his third consecutive century of the series as the hosts won the series 2-0 after the match was called off due to incessant rain.

Dec 12, 2013, 09:04 AM IST

Struggling Bengal axe four players to revive fortunes in Ranji trophy

In a desperate bid to revive their Ranji fortunes, a struggling Bengal today axed four players and named six in a 16-member squad for their Group B league match against leaders Uttar Pradesh, commencing here on December 14.

Dec 10, 2013, 21:40 PM IST

1st ODI: India vs South Africa – Preview

While the Indian team will be high on confidence after winning six ODI titles this year, the Proteas would be looking to get back to winning ways after losing a three-match ODI series against Pakistan on their home soil. Both the teams will locks horns with each other at the first ODI match to be played at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Dec 05, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

You cannot run away from competition, says Irfan Pathan

ng to make a comeback to the Indian cricket team, injury-prone medium pacer Irfan Pathan said he is working hard on getting the seam position right and added that he is not the one to "run away" from competition.

Dec 04, 2013, 19:06 PM IST

Credit to Mohammed Shami but our batsmen were irresponsible: Sammy

West Indies skipper Darren Sammy on Friday gave debutante pacer Mohammad Shami the credit for India`s crushing win but also blamed his batsmen for their "rash and irresponsible" shots which cost them the first Test of the two-match series inside three days.

Nov 09, 2013, 12:01 PM IST

"Please Come Again", Mamta Banerjee tells Sachin Tendulkar at close of play

As he bid adieu to the hallowed Eden Gardens turf for one last time, Sachin Tendulkar was requested by an emotional West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today to come again as the guest of the state.

Nov 08, 2013, 20:48 PM IST

Kolkata Test, Day 3: India vs West Indies – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights at the end of the first cricket Test between India and West Indies here on Friday.

Nov 08, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

With Shami in tow, we`ll have a potent attack in SA: Ashwin

Pacer Mohammad Shami`s dream Test debut of nine-wicket haul against the West Indies will ensure that India will head for South Africa tour next month with a lethal bowling attack, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said on Friday.

Nov 08, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Kolkata Test, Day 1: India on top in Sachin Tendulkar’s 199th Test

Pacer Mohammed Shami announced his arrival on the Test arena by scalping four wickets in a dream spell against the West Indies as a dominant India started Sachin Tendulkar`s farewell series by taking early control of the first Test on Wednesday.

Nov 06, 2013, 23:04 PM IST

India vs West Indies, Day 1: Mohammad Shami shines on Test Debut

It was a dream debut for Mohammad Shami, who not only made his Test debut at the iconic Eden Gardens, but also scalped four wickets in the first innings to help India bundle out the West Indies side on 234.

Nov 06, 2013, 18:23 PM IST

Johnson is a huge weapon, provides X-factor Australian bowling, says Watson

Australian vice-captain Shane Watson today described Mitchell Johnson as a "huge weapon" and said the fiery pacer provided an "X-factor" to their bowling attack against India in the bilateral series.

Oct 25, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

India vs Australia: Rain washes out fourth ODI

The fourth ODI between India and Australia was today called off because of rains at the JSCA Stadium here.

Oct 24, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Watch out for Shami, Bailey tells Aussie batsmen

Rattled by Mohammad Shami`s three-wicket burst with the new ball in the abandoned fourth ODI, Australian skipper George Bailey has instructed his batsmen to watch out for the rookie Indian pacer in the remaining games of the ongoing seven-match series.

Oct 24, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Mohammad Shami misses a five-wicket haul courtesy sloppy fielding

Mohammad Shami came as a huge relief for MS Dhoni and the Indian pace attack in the 4th ODI, as he picked three key wickets to restrict Australia under 300 runs for first time in the seven-match series.

Oct 24, 2013, 00:48 AM IST