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  • Natwest hero Mohammed Kaif announces retirement

    New Delhi: Mohammad Kaif on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of competitive cricket via a post on social media."When I started playing Cricket,the dream was to play in the India Cap one day. Have been very fortunate to step on to the field & represent my country on 190 days...

  • Chandimal pleads not guilty, hearing after end of 2nd Test

    St. Lucia: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has pleaded not guilty to breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct and, as such, match referee Javagal Srinath will hold a hearing following the conclusion of the second Test against the West Indies here on Monday. According to an...

  • Sri Lankan captain Chandimal charged for altering condition of ball

    In news that is likely to shake the world of cricket once more, the ICC has charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal for breaching 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct that relates to altering the condition of the ball, the media reported. The ICC levelled the charge a day after the Sri Lankan...

  • Afghanistan pull India back after tons from Vijay, Dhawan

    Bengaluru: Debutants Afghanistan clawed back with five wickets in the final session to spoil India's run feast, built on rollicking centuries from openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay as the hosts reached 347/6 at stumps on the opening day of the one-off Test here on Thursday. All-rounders...

  • Kohli set to receive Polly Umrigar award for best international cricketer

    New Delhi: Following his phenomenal showing in the past two seasons, India skipper Virat Kohli will be presented with the prestigious Polly Umrigar award for the best international cricketer (2016-17 and 2017-18) at the BCCI Awards to be held in Bengaluru on Tuesday, the board announced on...

  • Kohli-Anderson battle will be highlight of India's England tour: McGrath

    Chennai: Australia pace legend Glenn McGrath feels that India's upcoming England tour comprising five Tests will be an intense battle between skipper Virat Kohli and veteran quick James Anderson in challenging conditions. McGrath, who is the only fast bowler ahead of Anderson on the all-time...

  • Sehwag gave full freedom to express ourselves in IPL: KL Rahul

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab opener Lokesh Rahul praised the Indian Premier League (IPL) side's mentor Virender Sehwag, saying the former India star gave every player freedom to express themselves which helped to improve their game. Led by star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, Punjab kicked-off the...

  • Ganguly says India favourites for 2019 World Cup

    New Delhi: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly believes India will go to any World Cup as favourites, whether they win or not, thanks to their consistency and quality. The cricketing great said that India was one of the title contenders in the 2003, 2007 editions of the World Cups and went on to...

  • Icing on the cake: Iceland to play first-ever int'l cricket match

    London: This news might not hot things up in the world of cricket, but Iceland is ready for international cricket. Yes, Iceland's cricket board has said that its national team team will play its first-ever international match soon. A press release from Krikketsamband Islands (Icelandic Cricket...

  • Cauvery row: CSK home matches shifted to Pune

    Chennai: With IPL matches facing protests from Tamil groups, the Indian Premier League Governing Council has decided to shift the remaining home matches of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to Pune. CSK, who have made a comeback to the cash-rich Twenty20 league after serving a two-year ban, will now...

  • BCCI to take call on shifting IPL from Chennai: CSK CEO

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Chief Execuitve Officer K.S. Viswanathan on Tuesday confirmed that the Chennai police have suggested they shift their IPL matches from Chennai amidst the volatile situation over the Cauvery water dispute."We talked to the Chennai Commissioner of Police over the...

  • IPL: I enjoy playing long innings, says Dhawan

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Shikhar Dhawan (77 not out), who played a match-winning knock in the fourth match against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match, said he enjoys playing long innings as it benefits him and the franchise. Chasing a paltry 126 run on...