• Kohli picks Pandya as biggest positive from Lanka win

    Kandy: India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday picked rising all-rounder Hardik Pandya's performance as the biggest positive after the visitors comprehensively beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete their maiden 3-0 clean sweep of the islanders.Pandya starred with the bat, firing his maid...

  • Bowling sensation Rajeshwari Gayakwad visits Vijayapura

    Vijayapura: Rajeshwari Gayakwad, who was part of the Indian women's team which reached the final of World Cup recently, visited her hometown Vijayapura for the first time after the tournament on Sunday. Speaking to reporters after seeking the blessings of Sri Siddeshwara swamiji, Rajeshwari said, "O...

  • Karun Nair to captain Mysuru Warriors in KPL

    Bengaluru: Karun Nair will captain Mysuru Warriors in Karnataka Premier League (KPL), scheduled to start from September 1. Karun is an Indian international cricketer, who has led Delhi Daredevils in the second leg of IPL this year. The talented cricketer will also be heading India 'A' team in the f...

  • Haddin joins Australia team as high-performance coach

    Sydney: Former wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has joined the Australian men's team as a high-performance coach until the end of 2019, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Thursday.Haddin, a veteran of 66 Tests and 126 one-day games, will replaced Greg Blewett, the former Australia batsman, who wil...

  • I try to be inspirational for youth: Yuvraj Singh

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh made a comeback to India's ODI cricket team after a lengthy period earlier this year, and fared average on the performance meter. The cricketer, also known for entrepreneurial initiatives and his charity work, says cricket will always be a priority in his life but he also tri...

  • Kerala HC lifts life ban on Sreesanth

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the life ban imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on discarded Indian pacer S. Sreesanth.Sreesanth had approached the court last year after the BCCI failed to revoke the life ban though he was exonerated by a Delhi court of the cha...

  • KPL auction: Amit Verma, Gautham K attract highest bids

    Bengaluru: The player auction for Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2017 was held in Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. The highest bids were reportedly made for players Amit Verma and Gautham K, both of whom were bought for Rs7.2lakh by Ballari Tuskers and Belagavi Panthers respectively.Mayank...

  • Started as pacer with plastic ball, says spinner Ekta

    New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht, member of the Indian women's cricket team that reached the final of the World Cup recently, said on Thursday that she learnt bowling with a plastic ball during her initial days in game. However, she was a pace bowler during her initial days before coach Liyaka...

  • BCCI's Rs 50 lakh to women cricketers, Railways add to bonanza

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Thursday presented Rs 50 lakh to all the Indian women cricketers who lost the ICC World Cup narrowly while the Railways gave Rs 13 lakh each to the 10 players from the department besides promoting them. The Board of Control for Cricket in India presented cheques of Rs 50 lakh ...

  • Deepti aims to add Ashwin's 'carrom ball' to her armoury

    New Delhi: It is very rare to come across spin bowling variations in women's cricket, but all-rounder Deepti Sharma, fresh from her brilliant performance in the just concluded ICC Women's World Cup, is now focussed on developing a 'carrom' ball, mostly used by the likes of Ravichandran Ashwin and Sr...

  • Dravid ruled out, Zaheer decision pending on India coaching role: CoA chief

    New Delhi: Former captain Rahul Dravid has been ruled out of overseas tours with the India team while the issues over the contract of former star pacer Zaheer Khan are yet to be sorted out, Committee of Administrators (CoA) Chairman Vinod Rai announced on Saturday. According to Rai, Dravid has ruled...

  • Mithali's girls have given women's sport a big fillip

    By Veturi SrivatsaWhether they win the World Cup on Sunday or not, Mithali Rajs dashing girls have done enough to give womens sport in the country a shot in the arm.The Indian girls have succeeded in a sport dominated by men in this country and internationally by women from England, Australia and Ne...