Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa joins Kerala cricket team; first match on Monday

Kozhikode: Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa will play for Kerala in the new season ..

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Rayudu, Pandya power India to 252 after top-order collapse

India on course for historic series win despite rain-hit day four

Sydney: Fickle weather on day four prevented India from closing in on a big win in the fourth Test but they were well on course for ..


Australia five down in chase of 399 in Melbourne Test

Melbourne: Australia suffered three more casualties, reaching 138/5 in their pursuit of 399 at tea on Day 4 of the third Test against ..


India sniff big win as Australia struggle at 82/3

Melbourne: Chasing 399 for an improbable win, Australia were reduced to 82 for three after lunch on the fourth day of the third Test ..


India set Australia 399 to win Melbourne Test

Melbourne: India declared their second innings at 106 for eight after an hour of batting on Day 4, thus setting a target of 399 for ..

India vs Australia

India open up 346-run lead despite Cummins heroics

Melbourne: India slumped to 54/5 in their second innings even as they opened up a lead of 346 runs at the end of the third day of the ..

Cheteshwar Pujara

Pujara hundred grinds down Australia, India 283/2

Melbourne: Cheteshwar Pujara scored his 17th hundred as India reached 283 for 2 at lunch on day two of the third Test against Australia ..


Raman pips Kirsten for Indian women's coach job

Mumbai: Former opener W V Raman was on Thursday preferred over celebrated South African Gary Kirsten for the position of India's ..


India crash to 140 all out, Australia level series

Perth: India crumbled in the face of Australia's remarkable metamorphosis and crashed to a 146-run defeat in the second Test here ..


2nd Test: Australia take 233 run-lead at lunch on Day 4

Perth: Australia were at 190/4 in their second innings, taking a healthy lead of 233 runs at lunch on the fourth day of the second ..


Khawaja anchors Australia to 132-4 after Kohli's ton

Perth: Captain Virat Kohli became the second fastest to 25 Test centuries before India's pacers made Australia labour for an overall ..

India vs Australia

Kohli, Rahane propel India to 172/3 after poor start

Perth: Skipper Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a workmanlike 82, lifting India from a double blow at the beginning of innings ..


Second Test: Green top awaits India, Australia in Perth

Perth: Most Indian teams of the past would be wary of a green top but the Virat Kohli-led side will see it as an opportunity to bulldoze ..

India vs Australia

Double blow; Ashwin, Rohit ruled out of Perth Test

Perth: India's premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma have been ruled out of the second Test starting here ..

Kapil Dev

Kapil, Gaekwad, Shantha to pick women's team coach

New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday confirmed the formation of an ad-hoc committee, comprising India's first World Cup-winning captain ..


Cheteshwar Pujara moves to fourth in ICC rankings

Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara, whose knocks of 123 and 71 were the cornerstone of India's victory against Australia in the first Test, ..

mithali raj

Indian women's cricket at a crossroads?

Women's cricket in India seemed just looking up after that shot of inspiration in 2017 in the world cup in England. India had beaten ..


1st Test: Poor batting leaves India at 250/9 on day one

Adelaide: Cheteshwar Pujara fought his way to a gritty century even as familiar batting woes on foreign soil left India struggling ..

Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir retires, says 'It's over Gauti' got to him finally

New Delhi: Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who played a pivotal role in India's two World Cup triumphs, Tuesday announced ..

Virat Kohli

Kohli, Krunal fire India to series levelling win

Sydney: Virat Kohli fired the opening salvo on the Australia tour with a match-winning 61, helping India win the third T20 International ..


3rd T20I: Australia posts 164/6 vs India

Sydney: A collective batting effort guided Australia to post a respectable 164/6 against India in the third and final Twenty20 International ..

Jalaj Saxsena

Ranji Trophy: Kerala leads Bengal by 139 runs

Kolkata: All-rounder Jalaj Saxsena continued his stunning form scoring another century to give Kerala first innings lead of 144 runs ..


For me aggression is passion to win, says Kohli

Brisbane: Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggressive approach on the field, on Tuesday said aggression for him is ..


Australia's Smith, Warner, Bancroft suspended from Johannesburg Test

Melbourne: In wake of the ball-tampering controversy, Australian cricketers Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have been ..


'Wink' star meets God of Cricket: Priya Varrier’s pic with Sachin goes viral

Priya Prakash Varrier has become the sensational star of the virtual world with her wink in the song ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ ..


Kohli's 33rd ton helps India beat SA by 6 wkts in first ODI

Durban: Captain Virat Kohli further enhanced his reputation as a 'chase master' as he smashed his 33rd hundred to lead India ..

Cricket U-19

India beat Pakistan to enter U-19 World Cup final

Christchurch: India entered the final of the U-19 cricket World Cup after thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan by a massive 203 runs in the ..

Cricket match

India Vs South Africa 1st Test: Rain washes out 3rd day's play

Cape Town: Intermittent rain came in the way of what promised to be an absorbing day of Test cricket, forcing a washout of the third ..

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan's family stopped at Dubai airport on way to Cape Town

NEW DELHI: Shikhar Dhawan on Friday slammed Emirates for unprofessional conduct after his wife and kids were stopped at Dubai airport ..


Kohli records most centuries in a year by a captain

Nagpur: Indian Virat Kohli recorded the most number of international cricket centuries in a year by a captain -- after notching his ..

Murali Vijay

Pujara, Vijay hit centuries; India end day two at 312-2

Nagpur: Opener Murali Vijay added to the selection conundrum with a patient 128 and was ably complemented by 'Run Machine' ..


Classy Kohli, lethal Bhuvi light up final day of drawn Test

Kolkata: Skipper Virat Kohli hit one of the finest counter-attacking centuries in recent times as India nearly scripted an epic win ..

Greenfield Stadium

Greenfield all set to host India-NZ T20I; teams to arrive tonight

Thiruvananthapuram: The Greenfield Stadium at Karyavattom here is all set to host its first international match. The third match of ..


India, Australia 3rd T20I match called off

Hyderabad:The third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) match between India and Australia was called off due to the poor condition ..

Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra announces retirement

Hyderabad: Veteran Indian pacer Ashish Nehra on Thursday decided to call time on his injury-ravaged career after next month's opening ..


Thiruvananthapuram ready for India-New Zealand T20I

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) Secretary Jayesh George is confident there will be a 45,000-capacity crowd at ..

Ashish Nehra

Nehra's fitness at par with Kohli, says Sehwag

New Delhi: Former India opener Virender Sehwag says he was not surprised with veteran fast bowler Ashish Nehra's inclusion in the ..


New cricket rules to come into force from Thursday

Dubai: Under new rules effective from Thursday, cricket players can be -- like in football -- ordered off the field if they commit ..

Sachin Baby

Sachin Baby pins hopes on team’s experience

Yet another Ranji season is around the corner. This time, the prestigious domestic cricket tourney is coming with a number of cosmetic ..


New Zealand drop Neesham, Broom for India tour

Wellington: All-rounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Neil Broom were on Monday dropped from the New Zealand One-day International (ODI) ..


Sachin Baby to lead Kerala Ranji squad

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Cricket Association on Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for the Ranji Trophy 2017-18 season. ..


Bangladesh defeat Australia by 20 runs in Dhaka Test

Dhaka: Bangladesh scripted history as the hosts shocked Australia by 20 runs on the fourth day of the first Test match at the Shere ..


CoA demands ouster of BCCI office-bearers for non-compliance

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Wednesday pulled up the BCCI by demanding the ouster of ..

India Sri Lanka

India beat Sri Lanka in third Test, wins series 3-0

Pallekele: An authoritative India on Monday completed a 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka with an innings and 171-run annihilation in the ..

Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya pummels Lankan attack for maiden Test century

Pallekele: Hardik Pandya raced to his maiden international century off 86 balls as India reached 487 for nine at lunch on day two of ..


Pallekele Test: Middle order falters after Dhawan ton as India reach 329/6

Pallekele: Shikhar Dhawan continued his golden run but a rare flop show from the famed middle-order saw Sri Lanka restrict India to ..


BCCI, U guys are not above God, reminds Sreesanth

Kochi: In a strong worded statement flaying the BCCI’s decision to challenge the Kerala High Court order lifting his life ban, ..

Usain Bolt

The great Usain Bolt makes his final bow

The vast gathering of fans at the London stadium who normally reserve the loudest cheer for the man, was stunned to silence. The hero ..


My first goal is entry to Kerala team: Sreesanth

Kochi: My first goal is a re-entry to Kerala cricket team, said speedster Sreesanth here on Monday. He was addressing the media after ..

KL Rahul

KL Rahul will be playing second Test, confirms Kohli

Colombo: Fit-again opener KL Rahul is all set to make a comeback to the Indian team for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting ..

 Raveendra Jadeja, third left, celebrates the dismissal of  Angelo Mathews

India crush Sri Lanka by 304 runs in 1st cricket Test

Galle: A vastly superior India on Saturday outclassed an injury-ravaged and out-of-sorts Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test ..

Women's World Cup

Indian Eves drop World Cup but delight

The World cup just slipped away from the grasp of the Indian women cricketers. What seemed a cruise to victory, nay glory, with wickets ..


IPL-FEMA case: Adjudication notice against SRK

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued notices for adjudication to actor Shah Rukh Khan and some others in connection ..

Women's World Cup

England sneak past South Africa to reach Women's World Cup final

Bristol: England made it to Sunday's final of the Women's World Cup, after narrowly edging past South Africa by two wickets ..


BCCI postpones announcement of new coach

Mumbai: The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday decided to postpone the ..


Women’s World Cup: India beat West Indies by 7 wickets

Taunton: Opener Smriti Mandhana made amends for missing out on a hundred against England with a scintillating unbeaten 106 guiding ..

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Engineer seeking cricket coaching job says it's a protest

Burdwan (West Bengal): Mechanical engineer Upendra Nath Brahmachari, whose application to coach the Indian cricket team has created ..


India to take on Pakistan in final after thrashing Bangladesh

Birmingham: Rohit Sharma stamped his class with an authoritative hundred in the company of magnificent Virat Kohli as India annihilated ..

Champions Trophy

Pakistan beat England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final

Cardiff: An unpredictable Pakistan on Wednesday stunned England by eight wickets to enter their maiden Champions Trophy final, continuing ..


CT 2017: In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

Cardiff: Having swept aside all opposition in the group stage, hosts England are expected to face a strong pace attack when they take ..


Cricket in Kerala looking for a bright new setting

It is nice to see a sport like cricket beginning to flourish in Kerala, where once it was felt it had little future. The overwhelming ..

P Balachandran

Listen young cricketers! This coach has something to share with you

Smitten by the cricket bug at the age of 5, P Balachandran pursued the game with supreme passion in all possible roles he could. He ..

Yuvraj Singh

Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence: Yuvraj

Birmingham: Indian veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh feels that their emphatic 124-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in an encounter of ..


BCCI invites application for India team coach

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited applications for coach of the national team. The term ..

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai beat Pune by one run to lift third IPL title

Hyderabad: Magnificent death bowling saw Mumbai Indians snatch an incredible one-run victory from the jaws of defeat against Rising ..


Giants from Mumbai face Pune's Supergiant in IPL final

Hyderabad: Aiming to complete a hat-trick of titles, the formidable Mumbai Indians will face an imposing challenge from the Rising ..


Mumbai Indians beat KKR by six wickets; enter IPL final

Bengaluru: Krunal Pandya's unbeaten 30-ball 45 helped Mumbai Indians record a facile six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders ..


Let Indian cricket continue to march ahead

These are times when cricket in India has shown the ability to create suspense and excitement on the field and off it and both at the ..


Pujara to play county cricket for Nottinghamshire

Trent Bridge: Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara has signed for a four-match championship stint with Nottinghamshire, the English county ..

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin flooded with birthday wishes from home and abroad

Kolkata: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 44 on Monday, was flooded with congratulatory messages from the cricketing ..

'2019 ലോകകപ്പില്‍ കളിക്കും'- ശ്രീശാന്ത്‌

Setback for Sreesanth as BCCI says ban cannot be lifted

Kochi: In a setback to Kerala cricketer S Sreesanth, the BCCI has reiterated in Kerala High Court that the ban imposed on the pacer ..


Pollard scripts dramatic Mumbai win after Badree's hat-trick

Bengaluru: Kieron Pollard scripted Mumbai Indian's sensational four-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore with a blistering ..


I'm a private person: Tendulkar

Mumbai: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar says that though a private person, he has now learnt how to share certain things of his life ..

Virat Kohli

Kohli is Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the 'Leading Cricketer in the World' for 2016 by this year's ..


India win Dharamsala Test; clinch series against Australia

Dharamsala: India beat Australia by 8 wickets in the final cricket Test match at the HPCA Stadium here and clinched the four-match ..

Vijay Hazare

Tamil Nadu clinch fifth Vijay Hazare crown

New Delhi: Inspired by a belligerent century from seasoned keeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, Tamil Nadu outshone Bengal by 37 runs at ..


The Australian syndrome in Indian cricket

A cricket series against Australia has the curious tendency of going beyond the ball-bat contest. This much is clear from history ..

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc out of India tour with stress fracture

Ranchi: Australia's premier pacer Mitchell Starc was on Friday ruled out of the remaining two Tests against India with a stress ..

steve smith

BCCI brokers peace with Cricket Australia, withdraws its complaint

Mumbai: Putting an end to the feud between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA), the Indian ..

steve smith

BCCI seeks ICC's intervention after CA calls Kohli's comments 'outrageous'

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli's allegations on his opposite number Steve Smith apparently seeking advice from the Australian ..


Jadeja joins Ashwin as No. 1 Test bowler

Dubai: Indias Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday became the first pair of spinners to be jointly top-ranked in the ..

Steve O'Keefe

Is it time for neutral curators in cricket?

Cricket's glorious uncertainties could never have been better manifested than the current Australia-India series. After enjoying ..

Virat Kohli

Kohli assures of turnaround in remaining three Tests vs Aussies

Bengaluru: Putting the shocking 333-run drubbing in the opening game behind him, India skipper Virat Kohli, on the eve of the second ..


Vijay Hazare Trophy: Kerala suffer fourth straight loss

Bhubaneshwar: Tamil Nadu defeated Kerala by six wickets in a Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the KIIT Stadium in Bhubaneswar ..

BCCI 2016-17 awards

Kohli, Ashwin chosen for BCCI 2016-17 awards

Bengaluru: India skipper Virat Kohli, who has been on a roll with the willow, was on Wednesday named for the prestigious Polly Umrigar ..

Narendra Modi

Visually challenged cricketers meet Modi

New Delhi: The members of national cricket team for visually challenged, who won the T-20 World Cup for Blind earlier this month, met ..


Pune Test: O'keefe takes 12 as Australia trounce India by 333 runs

Pune: Unheralded left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe grabbed a sensational match-haul of 12 wickets as a sloppy India slumped to a humiliating ..


Confident India to take on Australia in opening Test

Pune: After thrashing New Zealand (3-0), England (4-0) and Bangladesh (one-off Test) at home, India will look to stretching their winning ..


India pip South Africa in thrilling women's World Cup qualifier final

Colombo: Riding on all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur's late-order heroics with the willow, India pipped South Africa by one wicket in ..


Stokes awestruck after 'life-changing' jackpot at IPL auction

London: England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he is thankful and grateful after being auctioned for a "life-changing" Rs 14 ..


T20 World Cup Cricket for Blind-winning team felicitated

New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday felicitated the national team on winning T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind ..

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IPL : Kerala pacer Basil Thampi goes to Gujarat Lions for Rs 85 lakh

Bengaluru: England all-rounder Ben Stokes was the costliest buy after the first round of IPL players' auction on Monday, going ..


India thrash Bangladesh to book ICC Women's World Cup berth

Colombo: India thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets in a qualifying match at Nondescripts Cricket Club ground here on Friday to book ..

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka prevail in last ball T20I thriller vs Australia

Melbourne: Riding on middle order batsman Asela Gunaratne's maiden half century, Sri Lanka beat Australia by five wickets in a ..

Steve Smith

Smith, Marsh's tons take Aus to 327/5 on day 1 vs India A

Mumbai: Australia skipper Steve Smith and middle order batsman Shaun Marsh started their cricket tour to the subcontinent on a high, ..