Cricket

July 18, 2018

India captain Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen by touching a career-high 911 points, while Kuldeep Yadav broke into the top-10 of the bowlers’ chart at sixth on Wednesday. Their rise comes despite India losing the ODI series against England 1-2 last night. Kohli ended the series […]

July 18, 2018

captain Sarfraz Ahmed hailed “a great performance” after his team sealed a series win by strolling to a nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the third one-day international on Wednesday. Seamer Faheem Ashraf was the pick of a bristling Pakistani attack, taking a career best five for 22 as the hosts were skittled for just 67. […]

July 18, 2018

Mohammed Shami has been recalled into India’s squad for the first three Tests against England, starting August 1. (ENGLAND vs INDIA FULL COVERAGE) Shami, who missed the one-off Test against Afghanistan last month after failing a fitness test, is back in the 18-member squad. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who aggravated a lower back injury in the third […]

July 18, 2018

Former captain Sourav Ganguly has slammed the Indian team management for not “looking after” two of its best batsmen, K L Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane, saying constant experimentation in the middle-order is hurting the “top-heavy” side. Ganguly, speaking after India’s loss in the three-match series against England at Leeds yesterday, said India are over reliant […]

July 18, 2018

India had started the one-day series confidently, but at the end of it, have been left grappling for answers in a few key areas. (IND v ENG 3rd ODI HIGHLIGHTS) (FULL SCORECARD) The 2-1 defeat at the hands of England, has shown that India are not the only favourites for the World Cup. Under the normal English […]

July 17, 2018

Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai played down the recent trend of senior players influencing the future of coaches in Indian cricket, saying “there was nothing new in it”. Indian women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe’s stint ended after his position became untenable due to alleged differences with some of the senior players, including […]

July 17, 2018

After losing the second One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to improve performance in every department when they face confident England in the third and final match at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. England levelled the three match series with a convincing 86-run victory at Lord’s, having been comprehensively beaten in the opening […]