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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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: 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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Each captain has a different way of operating, says BCCI chief Roger Binny | Cricket News

CHENNAI: BCCI president Roger Binny on Friday refused to compare the captaincy of current skipper Rohit Sharma with the likes of Kapil Dev and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying each one of them had a different way of leading the national team. “Rohit is an experienced player. He has played so many matches and been in […]

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T20 World Cup – In 7 points: How India won a match that Bangladesh were threatening to run away with | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: India defeated Bangladesh by 5 runs (DLS) in a thrilling contest in Adelaide to go to the top of Group 2. With the win, Rohit Sharma and co. have now almost secured their place in the semis of the 2022 T20 World Cup with 6 points in 4 games. Their final group fixture […]

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T20 World Cup: India’s plans could come unstuck against Bangladesh in a shortened game | Cricket News

ADELAIDE: Australia’s maverick weather gods have conspired to put this city in a bizarre zone. It seems the whole of Adelaide has been transported to London. It’s unusually chilly, damp and gloomy. The rain is constant and although the forecast is slightly better for match day, it won’t be a surprise if showers interrupt play. […]

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T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma becomes most-capped player in tournament history | Cricket News

PERTH (Australia): Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday became the most-capped player in the history of the ICC T20 World Cup event. The star Indian batter accomplished this feat during his side’s Group 2, Super 12 against South Africa at Perth. Skipper Rohit did not impress on his record-breaking 36th appearance, scoring only 15 off […]

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T20 World Cup: Emotional Hardik recalls late father’s sacrifices | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Flamboyant India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Sunday turned emotional, recalling how his late father moved cities to fulfil a young boy’s cricketing dreams. If Virat Kohli (82 not out) stole the limelight with his incredible knock in India’s four-wicket win over Pakistan in their T20 World Cup opener, star all-rounder Hardik (40) was the […]

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T20 World Cup: Top teams with the best win records in 2022 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The eighth edition of the T20 World Cup which is currently underway in Australia has entered the Super 12 stage. And we have already seen one big upset of sorts, with hosts and defending champions Australia being beaten by a huge margin of 89 runs by New Zealand, who are eyeing their first […]

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T20 World Cup: Mohammed Shami bowls full tilt as India enter final phase of preparations with warm-up games | Cricket News

BRISBANE: Mohammed Shami looked to have attained close to full fitness as he bowled with full intensity during India’s first training session at the Gabba on Sunday, ahead of their first warm-up fixture against England on Monday. Shami, who had reached Brisbane after recovering from COVID-19 and getting a go-ahead, had replaced an injured Jasprit […]

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India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I Highlights: Rilee Rossouw sets up big win for SA as concerns over Indian bowling grow | Cricket News

INDORE: Rilee Rossouw‘s stroke-filled 100 not out off 48 balls set up a morale boosting 49-run win for South Africa in the inconsequential third T20 International on Tuesday as concerns around a faltering Indian bowling attack grew ahead of the T20 World Cup. A rampaging Rossouw and Quinton de Kock (68 off 43) fired South […]

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India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: Suryakumar Yadav’s fireworks light up Team India victory | Cricket News

Miller ton in vain as India claim 1st T20I home series against South Africa with 16-run winOn the eve of the match, social media was rife with people requesting all to pray to Goddess Durga for a rain free Sunday. There was clear weather but no one could have ever imagined that there would be […]

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India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I Highlights: David Miller ton in vain as India clinch T20I series against South Africa | Cricket News

GUWAHATI: India survived an unbeaten 106 by David Miller to clinch their first ever Twenty20 series against South Africa at home with a 16-run victory in the second match on Sunday. Suryakumar Yadav smashed 61 off 22 balls and put on a key 102-run stand with Virat Kohliwho made 49 not out, to drive India […]

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You learn a lot playing on tricky wickets: Rohit Sharma | Cricket News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: India captain Rohit Sharma is happy that his team got to “learn a lot” in their eight-wicket victory over South Africa in a low-scoring chase on a “tricky track” in the first T20 International. Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 50 off 33 balls ensured that India didn’t face too many hiccups despite KL Rahul‘s struggles on […]

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India vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights: Arshdeep, Chahar set it up as India win low-scoring opener by 8 wickets | Cricket News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar hit the South Africans hard with some magical swing bowling before Suryakumar Yadav‘s little gem on a difficult track ensured an easy eight-wicket victory for India in the first T20 International on Wednesday. A target of 107 on a pitch with underlying moisture and more than waist high bounce […]

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Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma rise in ICC T20I Player rankings | Cricket News

DUBAI: India batter Suryakumar Yadav jumped a place to reach a career-best-equalling second position in the latest ICC men’s T20I Player rankings issued on Wednesday. Suryakumar now has 801 rating points after smashing a match-winning 69 off 36 deliveries in the third match against Australia in Hyderabad on Sunday that helped India clinch the series […]

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Failed to defend targets because of dew: India batting coach Vikram Rathour | Cricket News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Defending targets in T20 Internationals has been a grey area for the Indian team but batting coach Vikram Rathour surprisingly cited “dew” being a factor which was not the case when the team played in the recently concluded Asia Cup. Since the Super 4s of the Asia Cup, India have played six T20Is and […]

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Facing new ball quite a challenge in India: Temba Bavuma | Cricket News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: South Africa captain Temba They agreed feels facing the swinging ball in the powerplay will be one of the main challenges for his team in the three-match T20 series against India, beginning here on Wednesday. India relied on their batting might to bounce back from being 0-1 down to post a 2-1 win in […]

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‘Cricket is loading’ at iconic MCG ahead of India-Pakistan clash at T20 World Cup 2022 | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Preparations have started at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for a blockbuster ICC T20 World Cup 2022 clash between India and Pakistan, which will take place next month. India will kick off its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 23, 2022. It will not only start the World Cup campaign of both nations […]

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Virat Kohli surpasses Rahul Dravid, becomes India’s second highest run-scorer in international cricket | Cricket News

HYDERABAD: Virat Kohli on Sunday surpassed Rahul Dravid to become the second highest run-scorer for India in international cricket. The star batter accomplished this feat in the third T20I against Australia in Hyderabad. In the match, the ‘Chase Master’ Kohli was in full flow, switching from attacker to anchor, from anchor to attacker at will. […]

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