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  • Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20

    Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20

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    Discarded off-spinner Harbhajan Singh must be a happy man watching others of his tribe doing well in the World Twenty20.Seven years ago, after India's success in the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007, Harbhajan feared Twenty20 cricket would kill spinners.His fears were justified. Spinners…

  • Sachin upbeat about India's prospects in 2015 World Cup

    Sachin upbeat about India's prospects in 2015 World Cup

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    Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar is optimistic about the chances of the under-performing Indian team successfully defending its World Cup crown next year, and wants the fans to lend it a whole-hearted support."I have no hesitation in saying we are a talented side and…

  • Afridi clinches thriller for Pakistan

    Afridi clinches thriller for Pakistan

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    Mirpur: Shahid Afridi slammed an unbeaten 18-ball 34 to give Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket win over India with two balls to spare at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Chasing a target of 246, Pakistan almost lost the plot in the last few overs. They…

  • Sangakkara ton helps Sri Lanka win thriller

    Sangakkara ton helps Sri Lanka win thriller

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    Fatullah: Experienced Kumar Sangakkara showed the way with a breathtaking 84-ball 103 as Sri Lanka recovered from a middle-order batting collapse to pull off a thrilling two-wicket victory over India in the Asia Cup here today.Chasing 265 for win, the islanders rode on the…

  • Rs.1 crore reward for Ranji winning Karnataka team

    Rs.1 crore reward for Ranji winning Karnataka team

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    Karnataka government Sunday announced Rs.1 crore reward to the state's cricket team, which won the Ranji Trophy, beating Maharashtra by seven wickets in the final at Hyderabad earlier in the day.Announcing the cash prize, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the historic win after 15 years…

  • Raina needs to work on his shot selection: Dhoni

    Raina needs to work on his shot selection: Dhoni

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    It is great to be a strokemaker but it is must for a batsman to have control over his shots to have continued success. This precisely was the message for Suresh Raina from his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after India's 15-run loss in the second…

  • Dhoni keen to continue as skipper in all three formats

    Dhoni keen to continue as skipper in all three formats

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    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not averse to the idea of continuing as the skipper of the Indian cricket team in all the three formats, saying it would be unfair to burden a new player with the mantle of captaincy with just one year left for…

  • Australia crush England to seal 5-0 Ashes sweep

    Australia crush England to seal 5-0 Ashes sweep

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    A rampant Australia sealed a 5-0 Ashes series sweep by skittling England out for 166 to claim a 281-run victory with more than two days to spare in the fifth test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.ScorecardAustralia completed a remarkable turnaround after…

  • India vs SA: Vijay, Pujara take India to a strong position on day 1

    India vs SA: Vijay, Pujara take India to a strong position on day 1

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    Bad light stopped play on the opening day of the second Test match between India and South Africa in Kingsmead on Thursday.Murali Vijay (91) and Cheteshwar Pujara (58) were at the crease with India at 181 for one in 61 overs.The duo added…

  • Jacques Kallis to retire from Test cricket

    Jacques Kallis to retire from Test cricket

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    South Africa's legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis will retire from Test cricket after the second Test against India starting at Kingsmead here Thursday. Kallis, 38, however, will be available for the shorter formats of the game.Commenting on his decision, the veteran of 165 Test matches…

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