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  • Stumper Karthik to replace injured Saha for 3rd Test

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday named Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for injured Wriddhiman Saha for the third cricket Test against South Africa.Karthik is expected to join the team ahead of the final Test at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg."The All-India...

  • Game is still in balance, says Bumrah

    Centurion: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday said the game is still in balance and his team will look to create pressure on the fourth day of the second Test match against South Africa.He said the main focus was to create pressure on the hosts' batsmen."The game is still in balance. We will look...

  • South Africa beat India by 72 runs in first Test

    Cape Town: South Africa bowled out India for 135 in their second innings, registering a 72-run victory on the fourth and penultimate day of the opening cricket Test here on Monday.Chasing 208 to win the match after bowling out South Africa for 130 in their second innings, India capitulated with...

  • South Africa set India 208 to win Cape Town Test

    Cape Town: South Africa set India a target of 208 in the opening cricket Test after being bowled out for a paltry 130 in their second innings at Newlands here on Monday.Resuming from Saturday's total of 65/2 as the third day's play was completely washed out, the hosts failed to get going and could...

  • India totter at 28/3 after bowling out SA for 286

    Cape Town: India lost three wickets for 28 runs in their first innings after bowling out South Africa for 286 on the opening day of their first cricket Test here on Friday. Murali Vijay (1), Shikhar Dhawan (16) and captain Virat Kohli (5) all lost their wickets within 11 overs of play of...

  • De Villiers' 59 steers Proteas to 107/3 at lunch

    Cape Town: Former captain Ab de Villiers' unbeaten half century steered South Africa to 107/3 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against India at Newlands here on Friday.De Villiers was unbeaten on 59 with skipper Faf du Plessis on 37 when the umpires called for the break.Earlier,...

  • Smith hits ton as fourth Ashes Test ends in draw

    Melbourne: Skipper Steve Smith scored an unbeaten century in the second innings as Australia and England played out a draw in the final day of the fourth Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Saturday.Smith remained unbeaten on 102 as Australia posted 263/4 in their second innings by...

  • Indian cricket vaults to new high amid off-field controversies

    New Delhi: The Indian men's cricket team achieved many highs in 2017 -- winning 37 out of their 53 matches across all formats -- even as the women hogged the limelight by finishing runners-up at the ICC women's World Cup in London. But off-field controversies refused to take a backseat.The men's...

  • Ranji Trophy: Vidarbha reach maiden final, beat Karnataka by five runs

    Kolkata: Pacer Rajneesh Gurbani's seven-wicket haul fired Vidarbha into their maiden Ranji Trophy final as they pipped Karnataka by five runs in a cliffhanger of a semi-final at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. Karnataka, who resumed on 111/7, were bowled out for 192 in the first session of...

  • Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field in 2nd ODI

    Mohali: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to field in the second One-day International against India at the Punjab Cricket Association's I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. After the seven-wicket loss in the Dharamsala opener on Sunday, India made one change in their...

  • Lanka lions slaughtered in Nagpur by India

    Nagpur: India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday.Beginning the day 384 behind and needing to bat about five sessions to save the Test, Sri Lanka failed to step up to the pressure and were bundled out...

  • India skittled out for 172 in 1st innings

    Kolkata: Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera and pacer Lahiru Gamage shared two wickets each as India were skittled out for 172 in their first innings at lunch on the third day of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.For the hosts, in-form top order batsman Chesteshwar Pujara...