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Williamson fires New Zealand to stunning win

Kane Williamson scored his 15th century as New Zealand staged a remarkable fightback to win the first Test against Bangladesh by seven wickets in the final session in Wellington on Monday. He described it has “a second-innings match” where Bangladesh’s ...

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Jadhav’s rags-to-riches story

Ever since Kedar Jadhav started hitting the nets at the P.Y.C. Hindu Gymkhana here regularly, the training sessions have invariably been followed by coffee at Vaishali, one of the most popular hangouts in his hometown. As he rose through the ...

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India Vs England, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli, Kedar Jadhav Tons Hand India Three-Wicket Win

India rode on the back of centuries from Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav to secure an improbable three-wicket win against England in the 1st ODI in Pune PUNE — India secured an improbable three-wicket win in the 1st ODI against ...

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Azharuddin’s nomination for HCA president rejected

HYDERABAD JANUARY 14, 2017 ‘He had not given satisfactory explanation whether the BCCI ban on him in the wake of the match-fixing scandal was not lifted’. The nomination of former India cricket captain Mohd Azharuddin for the post of presidentship ...

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Amla hits century in 100th Test

Hashim Amla made a century in his 100th Test as he and J.P. Duminy put South Africa in command on the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. South Africa reached 338 for three ...

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MS Dhoni is still a leader in the team: Anil Kumble

Team India coach Anil Kumble paid a glowing tribute to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who stepped down from limited-overs captaincy last week, and said one of the highlights of his leadership tenure was the apt handling of senior players in the ...

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Against quality attack on big stage, Rishabh Pant shows he belongs

SO HYPERBOLIC have been his achievements and the plaudits that’ve followed them in the last few months that it’s understandable if many thought Rishabh Pant was ‘too good to be true’. That yes, he had scored all those runs and ...

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I have not thought about anything: Ganguly

Kolkata: Sourav Ganguly today said that he has not thought about his future plan as yet after the Lodha Panel made it clear that he will have to serve a compulsory ‘cooling off’ period of three years after June if ...

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Football World Cup 2026 to have 48 teams

FIFA has voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from its current 32, brushing aside concerns that the expansion would lower the overall standard of the tournament, and make it too long and unwieldy. The governing body of ...

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Dhoni’s decision to make me open was career changing: Rohit

He has been one of India’s most dependable batsman in ODIs and Rohit Sharma feels that outgoing captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s “decision” to make him open the batting in 50-over format was a “career-changing move”. “I believe the decision to ...

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Change of guard seems a seamless affair

Virat Kohli may have been in charge of India’s team. But ahead of the belligerent batsman’s first training session as captain of India across all three formats, it was his predecessor who continued to hog the limelight. As the India ...

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Hashim Amla probably last South African to play 100th Test, feels Faf du Plessis

Heaping praises on Hashim Amla, South Africa’s Test skipper Faf du Plessis said the prolific batsman could be the last Protea to play 100 Tests. The 33-year-old Amla is set to make his 100th Test appearance in the third and ...

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The Yuvraj recall — part of a specific team plan

We know Surinder Amarnath was compelled to become a left-hander by his father, Lala Amarnath, because of the need of the times. Surinder adapted and delivered with a century on Test debut. Can one train to become an all-rounder? “No,” ...

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Azharuddin to contest for HCA chief post

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has decided to file his nomination for the post of president in the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA). “I am on way to the HCA office,” Azharuddin told The Hindu on Tuesday. Citing the Lodha Panel ...

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