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Rishabh Pant being considered for India captaincy in future will not surprise me: Mohammad Azharuddin

By | 31st March, 2021

23-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is the latest golden boy of Indian cricket and there is no doubt about it. Not long ago he had a very unproductive IPL 13 season which saw him getting dropped from the white-ball squads. Prior to the…Read More »

Nathan Lyon’s Shield-best six wickets highlights New South Wales fightback

By | 18th February, 2021

Victoria lost 8 for 48 to waste a strong position at the SCG after Nic Maddinson made 77 New South Wales 165 and 1 for 22 (Hughes 12*, Boland 1-9) trail Victoria 200 (Maddinson 77, Lyon 6-21) by 13 runs Nathan Lyon…Read More »

Joe Burns ends runs drought with stunning 171 to rescue Queensland

By | 18th February, 2021

Burns scored 171 out of 275 as Queensland were bowled out 57 runs behind Tasmania Tasmania 332 (Jewell 140, Doggett 4-88) & 0 for 7 lead Queensland 275 (Burns 171, Webster 4-50) by 64 runs Queensland opener Joe Burns has shaken off…Read More »

Suryakumar trolled again after congratulating Virat Kohli for completing 12000 ODI runs

By | 2nd December, 2020

The third and final ODI of the three-match series between India and Australia is being played at Manuka Oval in Canberra. In this match, Virat Kohli has broken the record of Sachin Tendulkar (Sachin Tendulkar) and became the fastest batsman to complete…Read More »

ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયાને મોટો ઝટકોઃ વૉર્નર અંતિમ વન-ડે અને ટી-૨૦ સિરીઝમાં બહાર

By | 30th November, 2020

ઓસ્ટ્રેલિયાનો વિસ્ફોટક બેટ્‌સમેન ડેવિડ વોર્નર ભારત વિરુદ્ધ સીમિત ઓવરોની સિરીઝની બાકી મેચોમાંથી બહાર થઈ ગયો છે. રવિવારે સિડનીમાં બીજી વનડે દરમિયાન તેને ગ્રોઇનમાં ઈજાને કારણે મેદાન છોડી બહાર જવુ પડ્યું હતું. ૩૪ વર્ષીય વોર્નર હવે બુધવારે રમાનારી ત્રીજી વનડે સિવાય ત્રણ મેચોની…Read More »

Azam Khan and Anwar Ali the stars as Sindh book semi-final spot

By | 14th October, 2020

Azam Khan’s career-best 88 off 43 balls, with eight sixes and five fours in it, headlined Sindh’s dominant show against Northern, which ended with a 25-run loss for the National T20 Cup table-toppers. Northern had already qualified for the semi-finals, and the…Read More »

Like it or not, the SEC will again be the center of the CFB world in 2020

By | 4th October, 2020

Do you hear it, off in the distance? It’s still faint, because we’re just a month into this strange attempt at college football in 2020, but it’s there — that familiar refrain, the siren song we’ve heard before. Listen. “S-E-C! S-E-C!” You…Read More »

Neetu David: Covid-19 has made picking Women’s T20 Challenge squads ‘a challenging first assignment’

By | 30th September, 2020

Neetu David, the new chairperson of selectors for India Women, expects picking squads for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge to be “a challenging first assignment” given that the Covid-19 pandemic has left players with little to no training. But she backed several…Read More »

Sourav Ganguly: ‘Priority’ is to host England series in India despite Covid-19 threat

By | 30th September, 2020

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said that the Indian board will do everything it can to ensure that the series against England between January and March next year is held in India and the domestic competitions kick off at some stage despite…Read More »

Alex Carey looking forward to team up with ‘explosive and dynamic’ Rishabh Pant in IPL

By | 22nd August, 2020

Alex Carey, Australia’s white-ball wicketkeeper-batsman, is set for his first IPL stint, with the Delhi Capitals, and he is enthused by the prospect of playing alongside the “explosive and dynamic” Rishabh Pant. Carey also said he was “keen to speak to” an…Read More »

‘Legend retires in his own style’: Cricket fraternity reacts to MS Dhoni’s retirement

By | 15th August, 2020

MS Dhoni’s retirement announcement led to a flurry of reactions from the world non-cricket sports as well. MS Dhoni Retires: Bajrang Punia, PR Sreejesh Salute ‘Inspirational’ Former India Captain Dhoni’s retirement took the cricket world by surprise on Saturday evening when he…Read More »

The money side of IPL 2020: Why BCCI couldn’t afford cancelling Indian Premier League Season 13

By | 24th July, 2020

The BCCI could’ve suffered a loss of INR 4,000 crore had the Indian Premier League not been held this year. The IPL Season 13 is likely to take place in UAE from September 19. KEY HIGHLIGHTS IPL is one of the biggest…Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar lauds James Anderson’s ‘reverse’ reverse swing

By | 14th July, 2020

Fast bowlers are widely known to use three different methods to get the ball to swerve through the air: conventional swing, contrast swing, reverse swing. James Anderson, however, can lay claim to a fourth method: reverse reverse swing. What’s that? According to…Read More »

Sourav Ganguly to Virat Kohli – ‘I expect you to win in Australia’

By | 14th July, 2020

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly expects Virat Kohli’s side to register their second successive Test series win in Australia when they tour down under later this year. Ganguly stated the upcoming tour would be tougher than the previous outing of 2018-19 but said…Read More »

Kumar Sangakkara: Sourav Ganguly came to our dressing room…told him not to worry

By | 13th July, 2020

The two finals in that year’s Champions Trophy were washed out and India and Sri Lanka were declared joint-winners Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has spilled the beans on an incident during the 2002 Champions Trophy final where then India captain…Read More »

Amar Virdi’s attacking skill could set him apart, says Vikram Solanki

By | 21st June, 2020

Amar Virdi has “responded extremely well” to the challenge of improving his fitness, according to Surrey’s new head coach, Vikram Solanki. Although only 21 years old, Virdi has long been seen as one of the most exciting spin-bowling prospects in the English…Read More »

Michael Holding says he ‘wouldn’t be worried’ to bowl to batsmen like Rohit Sharma, AB?de?Villiers

By | 8th June, 2020

There are few batsmen whom bowlers don’t enjoy bowing to. Be it India’s Rohit Sharma or South Africa’s AB de Villiers, these batsmen are sure to endure some damage once they get stuck on the field. While talking about facing these batsmen…Read More »

Savages, senseless! Rohit Sharma, Kevin Pietersen, Ajinkya Rahane condemn pregnant elephant’s death

By | 5th June, 2020

India cricketer Rohit Sharma said on Thursday that it was heartbreaking to hear about the death of a pregnant elephant in Kerala, stressing that no animal deserves to be treated with cruelty. “We are savages. Are we not learning? To hear what…Read More »

India fielding coach R Sridhar: ‘Sharpest minds will take six weeks to get into Test match mode’

By | 5th June, 2020

R Sridhar, India’s fielding coach, believes players can return to peak fitness “within four to six weeks of resuming training” post the forced break due to Covid-19. Presently, the BCCI is still looking at the feasibility of starting training camps for the…Read More »

CA claims cuts will reduce A$142 million revenue hole

By | 3rd June, 2020

Kevin Roberts, the Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive, has outlined his case for 25% across the board cuts to the governing body, the state associations and revenue due to the players. Roberts claimed that the game would be facing a cash deficit…Read More »