• Kuldeep more lethal on dry wickets, says Kohli

    Port of Spain: Indian skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on left-arm leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav for his three-wicket haul in the 105-run victory against the West Indies in the second One-day International (ODI) cricket match at Queen's Park Oval here. Kuldeep Yadav in his 3/50 on Sunday picked up West...

  • Gillespie blames clash of personalities for Kumble's ouster

    Adelaide: Former Australian speedster Jason Gillespie feels that the personality-clash between India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli was the reason behind the former putting in his papers."Kohli is a big personality, there's no doubt about that," Gillespie told cricket.com.au on Wednesday....

  • Bowlers failed India, reckons off-spinner Harbhajan

    London: Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday blamed the bowlers for India's dismal show in the Champions Trophy final cricket match against Pakistan at The Oval here.Pakistan, despite their strength in the bowling department, posted a mammoth 338/4 after being asked to bat first by Virat K...

  • Uthappa exits Karnataka, Kerala ready to welcome him

    Thiruvananthapuram: After representing Karnataka state cricket team for 15 years, India player Robin Uthappa is high on the radar of the Kerala Cricket Association which is all set to sign him, according to a top official.Speaking to IANS, KCA secretary Jayesh George said they have already expressed...

  • India-Pakistan Champions Trophy final should be a cracker

    By Veturi SrivatsaThe shock defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka notwithstanding, India are still favourites to win the Champions Trophy whereas Pakistan, despite beating South Africa, Sri Lanka and England, do not seem to inspire the bookies.After outplaying England in the first semi-final, some saw th...

  • Glimpses of 1992 World Cup triumph in Pakistan's ICC CT campaign

    By Debayan MukherjeeKolkata: Pakistan's unexpected journey to the final of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy has more than one similarity to their 1992 World Cup triumph which was also a major upset of sorts.Pummelled by arch-rivals India in their opening game on June 4, a team they will renew acquai...

  • Pakistan need to maintain positive attitude: Afridi

    Cardiff: Former al-rounder Shahid Afridi has asserted that Pakistan need to maintain a positive attitude in order to defeat Sri Lanka in a must win Group B game and reach the semi-finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament.Pakistan have one win and a loss so far. They next face fellow...

  • World Cup win will be revolutionary for Indian women's cricket: Mithali

    Mumbai: Ahead of the ICC women's World Cup in England and Wales from June 24 to July 23, India captain Mithali Raj on Saturday said winning the elusive crown will bring in a revolution in women's cricket in the country.Mithali, however, said the team's main focus is on reaching the semi-finals. Indi...

  • Fear is no answer when the battle is on hand

    By Veturi SrivatsaThe Champions Trophy is a battle for crown among the eight best cricket teams of the world. Rankings mean nothing, any team can beat any other on a given day. Four of these teams have won the 50-over World Cup -- sub-continental sides India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, besides Australi...

  • CT 2017: India look to book semis berth against Sri Lanka

    London: A confident India will look to booking a semi-final berth with a win against Sri Lanka, who will be boosted by the return of captain Angelo Mathews, but rain may mar the ICC Champions Trophy Group B encounter at The Oval here on Thursday.India's confidence must be sky high having registered ...

  • Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

    New Delhi: As the high-octane ICC Champions Trophy clash against Pakistan draws closer, veteran India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has picked India as the favourites besides counting pacer Mohammed Shami as the key to the prospects of the men-in-blue in the June 1-18 tournament in England and Wales.Irfa...

  • Brahmavara, UCA and UDCA clinch MIT cricket titles

    Manipal: Brahmavara Sports Club defeated Chakravarthy Cricket Academy Kundapur in a nail-biting final by nine runs to clinch the MIT Diamond Jubilee Cricket trophy for the U-19 held recently. The tournament was organised by the Udupi District Cricket Association in association with Manipal Universit...