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India vs Australia T20s: Shikhar Dhawan Ashish Nehra picked; Yuvraj, Raina snubbed

Mumbai: Opener Shikhar Dhawan and veteran pacer Ashish Nehra made a comeback to Virat Kohli-led Indian side as the selectors announced squad for the three Twenty20s against Australia. While Nehra made a comeback, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina were not picked ...

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If I do well, it’s news, if I don’t do well bigger news: Ashish Nehra

NEW DELHI: Ready for yet another international comeback, veteran Ashish Nehra is hardly bothered about the doubters and cynics as he revels in the feeling of being a sought after pacer for India at the age of 38. Nehra has been ...

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Fed up with rejections, Pakistan cricketer attempts suicide during match

LAHORE: Fed up with constant selection rejections, a young cricketer in Pakistan tried to immolate himself during a first-class match at a stadium here, accusing selectors of demanding bribe to give him a chance. Ghulam Haider Abbas, a right-arm fast ...

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Pandya is the biggest asset from the series, says Kohli

Nagpur: India captain Virat Kohli feels man- of-the-series Hardik Pandya has emerged as the “biggest asset” for the team after their convincing 4-1 win in the five-match series against Australia. Kohli had special praise for all-rounder Pandya, who scored 222 ...

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India aim to regain top spot in fifth one-dayer

Nagpur: India will aim for a return to the top spot in One Day International (ODI) rankings when they face Australia in the fifth and final match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground in Nagpur on Sunday. The hosts, who ...

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India can make future perfect under Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni care

To call this cricket team India’s greatest ever on the strength of a string of victories, mostly at home, will certainly be a hyperbolic exaggeration fans are given to. But it won’t be wrong to speculate, on the strength of ...

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Irfan Pathan holds this cricketer responsible for his career downfall

New Delhi: Irfan Pathan who was one of the rising cricketers in 2003, suddenly disappeared. While praising India’s present cricketer, Hardik Pandya, he expressed his pain for sudden downfall of his career. He said that a talented cricketer can show ...

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India tie down Australia despite Finch, Smith efforts

Aaron Finch returned from a calf injury to become the first Australian opener since Shaun Marsh in 2009 to score an ODI century in India, but the hosts pulled it all back rather well in the last 15 overs to restrict ...

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I never thought I would end up taking a hat-trick: Kuldeep Yadav tells Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kuldeep Yadav became the third Indian bowler to pick a hat-trick in ODIs when he got three wickets against Australia in the second ODI in Kolkata. Calling it a special moment, the left-arm spinner said that since the start was ...

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Joginder Sharma – Still not over after that ‘one’ over

Guest appearances in a story can be strange at times, it might just be for a limited time frame, but they enjoy a telling impact. Joginder Sharma might not enjoy being termed a guest in one of India’s greatest cricketing tales, but ...

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3rd ODI, Indore: India Look Towards In-Form Bowlers to Seal Australia Series

Packed with an incisive bowling attack, a confident India would look to pile on the misery for a struggling Australia and seal the five-match series when they clash in the third ODI on Sunday. It was no small task for Virat ...

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Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi’s Ranji team captain, Ishant Sharma to lead

Gautam Gambhir stepped down as the captain of Delhi’s Ranji Trophy team for the upcoming season. As per the Indian Express report, the reason behind the decision is that Gambhir wants to focus on his batting and give a youngster ...

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Michael Bevan volunteers to rescue struggling Australian batsmen

New Delhi: It is a country that has produced the greatest ODI batsmen. Among them Michael Bevan. But the current Australian team is a far cry from the days of old. Its ODI record on the road is woeful, having ...

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Back your game: Tendulkar’s advice to Ajinkya Rahane

Indore: For any cricketer, an interaction with Sachin Tendulkar on batting is priceless and no wonder Ajinkya Rahane’s confidence was boosted when the maestro dropped in during one of his net sessions in Mumbai recently. Rahane is not a regular ...

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