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Hardik Pandya fastest ever by Indian batsman at number 8 or lower

Hardik Pandya proved his credentials as an all-format batsman by slamming his first International century, while also becoming the fastest Indian batsman to register a ton batting at number 8 or lower in terms of balls played. Team India started off proceedings with the bat rather poorly after Wriddhiman Saha ... Read More »

Rahul Dravid, Zaheer Khan are being humiliated: Ex-CoA member Ramachandra Guha

NEW DELHI: Former Committee of Administrators member Ramachandra Guha feels Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being subjected to “public humiliation” by the manner in which their appointment as consultants has been put on hold. “The shameful treatment of Anil Kumble has now been compounded by the cavalier treatment of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid,” Guha tweeted. “Kumble, Dravid and Zaheer were true ... Read More »

Virat Kohli needs to understand how coaches operate: Ganguly

MUMBAI: Former India captain and CAC member Sourav Ganguly on Monday sent out a terse message to Virat Kohli, saying the Indian captain will need to understand how coaches operate in the wake of his infamous fallout with Anil Kumble. The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Sachin Tendulkarand VVS Laxman besides Ganguly, has put the appointment of next India ... Read More »

thought grass courts were for football, says Ostapenko

PARIS: French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko will head to Wimbledon as the sport’s newest star admitting that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for football and not tennis. The 20-year-old Latvian stunned favourite and world number four Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to become tennis’s most ... Read More »

India Outclass South Africa By 8 Wickets To Book Semi-Final Berth

India defeated South Africa by eight wickets to march into the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on Sunday. Chasing 192, Indian batsmen started off cautiously and lost Rohit Sharma in the sixth over itself. But, opener Shikhar Dhawan along with skipper Virat Kohli revived the innings and stitched ... Read More »

Pakistan ahead of D/L as rain arrives

Pakistan put on a vastly improved bowling display as they shackled South Africa’s batsmen to restrict them to 219. It might have been nearer 150 when Pakistan got rid of six South African batsmen inside the first 30 overs for 118, but David Miller, so often required only to provide late ... Read More »

Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj Singh: Virat Kohli

BIRMINGHAM: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Sunday said he “felt like a club batter” when teammate Yuvraj Singh was in full flow during the ICC Champions Trophymatch against Pakistan. Defending champions India started their campaign with a resounding 124-run victory over Pakistan. Kohli and Yuvraj stood out in an all-round ... Read More »

India v Pakistan: Past master MS Dhoni chips in as Virat Kohli sets new tone

BIRMINGHAM: Glorious chaos greeted the Indian team at the Edgbaston ground on Saturday. Noisy fans across all age-groups, selfie hunters, autograph seekers, even Pakistanis fans, who used the opportunity to scream ‘Jeetega bhai jeetega, Pakistan jeetega!’ Amidst all the hype and hoopla, surrounded by a storm of conjecture, Indian skipper ... Read More »

Security beefed up for India-Pakistan Champions Trophy tie

NEW DELHI: In the aftermath of a terrorist incident in Central London Saturday night, where six people were killed and three attackers shot dead by police, security has been beefed up for the Champions Trophy match featuring India and Pakistan on Sunday. Speculations are rife that the United Kingdon intelligence ... Read More »

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