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Yuvraj Singh announces retirement from International cricket

Yuvraj Singh, once a poster boy of Indian cricket, on Monday brought the curtain down on his international career, spanning close to 19 years and over 400 matches. Yuvraj Singh made a name for himself from the year 2000, when ...

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Ambati Rayudu suspended from bowling in international cricket

The International Cricket Council has suspended India’s Ambati Rayudu from bowling in international cricket. Rayudu was reported for a suspect action during the first ODI against Australia earlier this year and had 14 days to get his action tested. However, ...

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Jasprit Bumrah has best yorker in world cricket, says Pakistan legend Wasim Akram

Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling ‘toe-crushers’ and no wonder Wasim Akram is all praise for Jasprit Bumrah’s ability to bowl the “most effective yorker” currently in world cricket. Bumrah, who played a pivotal ...

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Dhoni picked for New Zealand T20Is; Pandya named in India’s limited overs squads

MS Dhoni, who wasn’t picked for the three-match T20I rubber against the Windies at home and Australia, returns to the fold for the T20I series versus New Zealand as part of the 15-man squad, starting in February next year. Dhoni, ...

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Why aren’t MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan playing domestic cricket? Asks Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the BCCI for allowing the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to skip domestic cricket ahead of a hectic six months culminating into the World Cup in England. Dhawan, who was ...

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India vs Australia: Current Indian attack is one of the best in long time, says Geoff Lawson

Former fast bowler Geoff Lawson believes the current Indian attack is one the best he has seen in a long time and will challenge the Australian batsmen in the four-Test series. “They have got some terrific fast bowlers, as good ...

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Yasir Shah emulates Anil Kumble, becomes first bowler to pick 10 wickets in a day in Test cricket after almost 20 years

Yasir Shah’s ability to run through opposition batting line-ups in the dust bowls of middle-east are well known and that was on display yet again on Monday as he created a magic web around New Zealand’s batsmen. The wily leg-spinner ...

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Mary Kom first woman boxer to win six world championship gold medals

MC Mary Kom scripted history after she defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota by a unanimous 5-0 decision in the 48kg light flyweight final to clinch an unprecedented sixth gold medal at the Women’s World Championships at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium ...

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Ex-India U19 pacer who quit cricket for engineering to lead US cricket team in World Cup qualifiers

In 2010, left-arm seamer Saurabh Netravalkar had finished as India’s leading wicket-taker at the Under-19 World Cup in a side that included now household names like KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Sandeep Sharma and Jaydev Unadkat. His scalps in ...

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From Captain Cool to BJP politician? Dhoni likely to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections – report

India’s heroes of the 2011 Indian Cricket World Cup final – Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni – are being lined with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and there are rumours that they might contest in next year’s Lok Sabha elections on BJP ...

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‘I see a new no.1 Test bowler coming’: Dale Steyn makes a bold prediction

South Africa fast-bowler Dale Steyn has heaped praise on Pakistan bowling sensation Mohammad Abbas after his stunning performances in the ecently-concluded Test series against Australia in the UAE. On the fourth day of the second Test, Abbas broke the backbone ...

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Pant receives ODI call-up, Kohli returns as captain

Rishabh Pant will be in line for his ODI debut after being named in the 14-member squad for the first two ODIs against Windies. Regular skipper Virat Kohli returns to lead the side after being rested for the Asia Cup ...

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“Disappointed” Ravichandran Ashwin lays into ‘SG’ ball after India’s record win

It took India just about two and half days to batter the visiting Windies team into submission and register their biggest innings win in Test cricket. The first Test of the two-match series was not even a contest at any ...

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Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara could be more consistent, Ashwin one of the best: MSK Prasad

India might have lost the five-match Test series against England 4-1, but those keeping an eye on proceedings felt that the visitors played much better than the scoreline suggested. Speaking to the Times of India, chief selectors MSK Prasad said ...

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