IND vs BAN: Mohammed Shami ruled out of Bangladesh ODIs due to a hand injury – Sources | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Team India were on Saturday dealt a huge blow as star pacer Mohammed Shami was ruled out of the three-match one-day international (ODI) series against Bangladesh due to a hand injury, a BCCI source said. The three-match ODI series will kick off on Sunday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. As per […]

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IPL 2023 auction on December 23 in Kochi, 991 players sign up | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A total of 991 players have signed up for the Indian Premier League 2023 auction which will take place on December 23 in Kochi. The players’ registration for the auction closed on November 30 and a total of 714 Indian and 277 overseas players have put their name in the fray. The players […]

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Venkatesh Prasad strong applicant for selector’s post | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Former India seamer Venkatesh Prasad has applied for the post of national selector and is a frontrunner, TOI has learnt. The deadline to apply for the post expired on Monday. Having been a junior India chief selector from 2016-18 – a period in which India played in one Under-19 World final (2016 in Bangladesh) […]

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Ex-India U19 World Cup-Winner To Play In Bangladesh Premier League; First Indian To Do So

Former India U-19 World Cup-winning captain, Unmukt Chand has joined Chattogram Challengers in the Bangladesh Premier League. Chand was picked in the players’ draft which was held on Wednesday. In the process, he became the first Indian player to have signed for a BPL franchise. It has to be noted that the Board of Control […]

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Teen spinner Rehan Ahmed set to make history for England in Pakistan | Cricket News

LONDON: Teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed could become England‘s youngest men’s Test cricketer after being added to the squad on Wednesday for the three-match tour of Pakistan starting next week. Leicestershire‘s England under-19 international is 18 and 102 days and if selected would beat Yorkshire’s Brian Close, who represented England at 18 years and 149 days […]

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West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran relinquishes white ball captaincy | Cricket News

West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran is stepping down as the white ball captaincy following their disappointing T20 World Cup exit in Australia, Cricket West Indies said on Monday. The twice champions made their earliest exit since the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007, failing to reach the Super 12 phase after insipid qualifying losses to Ireland […]

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India vs New Zealand: First T20I Called Off Due To Rain

Hardik Pandya and Kane Williamson© Twitter The first T20 International of the three-match series between India and New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled as incessant rain made the ground unplayable, in Wellington on Friday. India are slated to play two more T20Is, followed by three ODIs as part of their tour […]

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“He Will Play A Crucial Part”: Glenn Phillips Names India Star Who Might Trouble New Zealand Batters

File photo of Team India© AFP Leg-spinners have emerged as hot commodities in T20 cricket and Kiwi batter Glenn Phillips feels Yuzvendra Chahal will play a crucial role in India’s bowling attack on the tour of New Zealand. “Every team in T20 cricket is looking for a leg spinner to be a match winner, we’ve […]

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Australia in India: Delhi likely to host Test after 5 years, Dharamsala, Ahmedabad also in fray | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Delhi will be hosting a Test match after more than five years when Pat Cummins’ Australia travel to India for the high-profile Border-Gavaskar four-match series in February-March next year. Other centres which are strongly tipped to host the remaining Tests are Ahmedabad, Dharamsala and one among Nagpur or Chennai. The series will be […]

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There will be major movement in cricket with players choosing formats: Kane Williamson | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: For the second year in a row, New Zealand will be playing India within a week of a T20 World Cup. Ahead of hosting India this week, captain Kane Williamson speaks to TOI from Wellington about players picking formats and challenges of building a team with three formats. Excerpts…New Zealand have decided to […]

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TOI helps pick ICC’s T20 World Cup dream team, player of the event | Cricket News

TOI’s Partha Bhaduri, who covered the T20 World Cup in Australia, was part of the ICC selection panel that picked the ‘official’ dream team of the World Cup, called the ‘Most Valuable Team of the T20 World Cup’, as well as the Player of the Tournament. Other panel members included former West Indies pacer-turned-commentator Ian […]

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T20 World Cup: England Lions have the last roar against Pakistan | Cricket News

England are now the only team in history to simultaneously hold both ODI and T20 World CupsMELBOURNE: Not rain. Not 1992 redux. Not Babar Azam. Not Shadab Khan. Not Shaheen Shah Afridi, who pulled out of his runup and hobbled out after one delivery in the 16th over to symbolise Pakistan‘s day. Not an army […]

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Ben Stokes redeems himself six years after West Indies nightmare | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Ben Stokes earned redemption six years after his horror show at the 2016 World Cup final with an unbeaten half-century that secured England’s second global title in T20 with victory over Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. While famous for his heroics at the 50-over World Cup final against New Zealand in […]

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IPL: Mumbai Indians trade Jason Behrendorff from RCB | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Mumbai Indians have acquired the services of Australian left-arm fast bowler Jason Behrendorff following a successful trade with Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 32-year-old was a part of MI during their title-winning runs in 2018 and 2019, and will see him return for the franchise for the 2023 season. 𝗕𝗟𝗨𝗘 & 𝗚𝗢𝗟𝗗. AGAIN!Back to apli […]

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Focus on ODI World Cup, Indian T20 team set for overhaul | Cricket News

Veterans likely to be phased out over the next yearNEW DELHI: The debacle in the T20 World Cup last year was thought to be the lowest point in India’s T20 cricket. The Indian cricket board (BCCI) was prompt to ring in changes by making Rahul Dravid the head coach and Rohit Sharma was anointed the […]

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T20 World Cup: Not exactly Imran’s team but Babar’s Pakistan ready to repeat history | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: The stage is the same, the backdrop eerily similar to what it was three decades ago, but Imran Khan with his aura and charisma was a different beast compared to Babar Azamwho is a win away from emulating the iconic former skipper. More than 30 years back, the then 39-year-old Imran was mentally retired […]

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T20 World Cup: Team India down and out after humiliating defeat against England | Cricket News

India lacked England‘s fire, passion & intensity. They were flat & listless. This humiliation will rankle for yearsADELAIDE: It’s not the sort of end to their World Cup campaign that India would have liked. Unfortunately, all the chinks in their armour, especially the bowling, stood brutally exposed on the biggest stage of all on Thursday […]

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