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  • 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…

  • Tait rates Tendulkar above Ponting, Lara

    Tait rates Tendulkar above Ponting, Lara

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    Former Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Thursday rated batting great Sachin Tendulkar higher than compatriot Ricky Ponting and West Indian legend Brian Lara."It was a short span of career I had with Australia. I was lucky enough to play against Brian Lara, play with…

  • Ind vs Aus, 4th ODI: Rain forces match washout

    Ind vs Aus, 4th ODI: Rain forces match washout

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    The fourth one-day international between India and Australia has been abandoned because of heavy rains clogging the outfield making it impossible for resumption of play.Australia preserve their 2-1 lead in the series with three matches to go.The fifth match is scheduled to take in Cuttack…

  • Rohit, Kohli, Dhawan guide India to 9-wicket win over Australia

    Rohit, Kohli, Dhawan guide India to 9-wicket win over Australia

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    Superlative batting by Rohit Sharma (141 not out), Virat Kohli (100 not out) and Shikhar Dhawan (95) helped India comfortably chase down Australia's mammoth target of 359 for five in 43.3 overs and win their second ODI by nine wickets at the Sawai Mansingh stadium…

  • Sachin Tendulkar to play 200th Test at Wankhede in Mumbai, Kolkata gets 199th

    Sachin Tendulkar to play 200th Test at Wankhede in Mumbai, Kolkata gets 199th

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    The BCCI's Programmes and Fixtures committee, headed by Rajiv Shukla, met to chalk out the detailed schedule of the hastily-arranged series comprising two Tests and three one-dayers.Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium will be hosting the farewell Test for Sachin Tendulkar after the legendary batsman expressed a…

  • Dhoni  boys can not afford to take Aussies lightly

    Dhoni boys can not afford to take Aussies lightly

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    I’m sure there are many still coming to terms with the news of Sachin announcing he will retire from the game after playing his 200th Test. That’s easily understandable when you consider his standing in the sport. He’s been a phenomenon and a true icon…

  • Tendulkar a perfect role model in star-starved India

    Tendulkar a perfect role model in star-starved India

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    An apocryphal story freely circulated about Sachin Tendulkar holds that for most of his career India's selectors never debated his place in the national team. They merely asked him if he was available.The diminutive 40-year-old Mumbai native has enjoyed the same iconic status off…

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