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Former England wicket-keeper batsman John Murray dies aged 83

John Murray made a whopping 18,872 runs in 635 first-class matches with 16 tons and 84 half-centuries to his name.


Jul 27, 2018, 14:09 PM IST

Watch: England wicket-keeper Sarah Taylor gets ignored despite performing brilliant stumping

Taylor, 28, played a pivotal role for England as a wicket-keeper and also a batswoman. In the final against India, which England won by nine runs, she contributed with crucial 45 runs.

Sep 02, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Mumbai Test: Parthiv Patel almost pulls off ‘an MS Dhoni’ — WATCH VIDEO

Dhoni conjured up a piece of wicket-keeping magic during the fourth One-Day International (ODI) match against New Zealand at his home-town Ranchi on october 27.

Dec 10, 2016, 11:04 AM IST

India vs New Zealand, 4th ODI: MS Dhoni conjures up wicket-keeping magic in Ranchi — WATCH

A win today will give India an unassailable lead 3-1 lead. India have already won the three-match Test series 3-0, under Virat Kohli's leadership.

Oct 26, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Jonny Bairstow wants to be ODI wicket-keeper for England

However, with England on the up in one-day cricket, Bairstow wants to be more than a white-ball `reserve`.

Sep 02, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Sarfraz Ahmed becomes only the third wicket-keeper to score ODI ton at Lord's

Before him, England's Jos Buttler and Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara have scored tons at the historic ground.

Aug 27, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Virat Kohli bats for Wriddhiman Saha as India's first choice Wicketkeeper for Tests

A 4-0 clean sweep against the West Indies can put India atop ICC Test Rankings and Kohli was asked if that was something he and his team was aiming for.

Jul 04, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

If MS Dhoni is 9/10, I am 2.5/10: Wriddhiman Saha

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's boots are too big to fill in and no one knows it more than Wriddhiman Saha, who put himself several notches below India's One-day skipper in an honest evaluation.

Oct 21, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Veteran Aussie wicket-keeper Brad Haddin joins Michael Clarke, Chris Rogers in retirement

Australia cricket received yet another jolt with veteran wicket-keeper Brad Haddin announcing his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 08:31 AM IST

Ashes 2015: Australia debutant Peter Nevill impresses England skipper Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has said he does not expect Australia to be signficantly weaker for giving wicket-keeper Peter Nevill a debut in the second Test at Lord`s starting Thursday.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Ashes 2015: Phil Nevill swaps guitar for cricket gloves ahead of Lord's debut

A guitar-strumming rocker when not keeping wickets, Australia`s Phil Nevill will hope to hit the right note when he makes his surprise test debut against England in the second Ashes match on Thursday.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Brad Haddin won`t back down in Ashes war of words

Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has insisted there will be no changes in his on-field approach despite calls for an end to `sledging` during the upcoming Ashes series against England.

Jul 01, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

New Zealand`s Luke Ronchi signs for Somerset

New Zealand wicket-keeper/batsman Luke Ronchi will play five domestic Twenty20 fixtures for Somerset, the English county announced Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was involved in a controversy on Friday when he knocked off Pakistani Umar Akmal's bails in the 26th over of their innings and appealed for the batsman's dismissal in the cricket World Cup quarter-final here.

Mar 20, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

England goal-keeper Joe Hart hits woman in cricket session

When two national keepers meet up, it's bound to make some news. England and Manchester City goal-keeper welcomed England and Lancashire wicket-keeper Jos Buttler for a training session at the Manchester City training ground on October 31.

Nov 01, 2014, 22:11 PM IST

Unmukt Chand scores ton, India A beat West Indies by 16 runs

Wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin's century went in vain as West Indies slumped to a 16-run loss against India A in their second and final warm-up 50-over match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

Oct 05, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

Madhav Mantri, doyen of Indian cricket – Obituary

Former India wicket-keeper, Madhav Mantri passed away on Friday morning at the Lilavati Hospital following a heart attack. He was 92. He was a contemporary of legendary cricketers like Polly Umrigar, Vinoo Mankad, Vijay Manjrekar, Subhash Gupte and Lala Amarnath.

May 24, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

PCB eyeing Moin Khan for ‘suitable’ team management role

Former Pakistan captain and wicket-keeper Moin Khan has been considered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a suitable post in the team management, according to sources.

Apr 06, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

Russell predicts no lasting pane for Prior

Jack Russell has insisted he had a far worse temper than current England wicket-keeper Matt Prior who has found himself in an unwanted spotlight as a result of a window-breaking incident at Lord`s.

Jun 14, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Kamran willing to drop gloves to be in Pakistan side

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal said that he is even ready to trade his gloves for a batsman spot.

Dec 01, 2010, 00:00 AM IST