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Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog

NEW DELHI: Unprecedented visuals of Sri Lankan cricketers wearing face masks on the cricket field have reignited debate about hosting major sports in heavily polluted New Delhi, where doctors are increasingly vocal about the health risks posed by smog.   ...

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Kohli double ton helps India nudge ahead on smoggy day

The second day’s play at Feroz Shah Kotla was headlined by the notorious Delhi smog which managed to hold up play on many occasions to elicit contrasting reactions from both the camps on Sunday (December 3). However, the day belonged ...

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‘Retired’ Ajmal says PCB did not fight his case well at ICC

Karachi: While formally announcing his retirement from all forms of cricket, Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for not fighting his case well with the International Cricket Council (ICC) following his suspension for ...

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Skipper Virat Kohli leads pay rise call for India cricketers

NAGPUR: National team skipper Virat Kohli has demanded a greater share of India’s growing cricket wealth for players ahead of contract talks this week, officials said. Top players saw their annual basic deals doubled to $300,000 this year. But the ...

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India continue to dominate Sri Lanka with Kohli’s 19th Test ton

Nagpur : India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday set another milestone as he scored 19th Test century of his cricket career while batting Sri Lanka out of the Nagpur Test, here at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. The captain fantastic’s ...

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Kohli is correct, need preparation time for SA tour: Sourav Ganguly

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today back current skipper Virat Kohli on the issue of cramped scheduling and said that the team needs more time to prepare for tough assignments like the upcoming South Africa tour. Kohli yesterday complained ...

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Negotiating Ashwin, Jadeja the main challenge: Karunaratne

KOLKATA: After the first day’s play of the warm-up match between Sri Lanka and Board President’s XI, Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne said the main challenge for the visitors would be to negotiate the Indian spin duo of R. Ashwin and Ravindra ...

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Dhoni opens Cricket academy in Dubai

New Delhi: The flamboyant Indian cricketer MS Dhoni visited Dubai on Saturday and unveiled his first global cricket academy in the effervescent city of Dubai. Named after the two-time world cup winning captain the MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) is a joint venture ...

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Debutant Mohammed Siraj in tears during National Anthem ceremony in 2nd T20I

NEW DELHI: Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj on Sunday made his debut for the India in the second T20I against New Zealand in Rajkot. As the talented bowler took the field in coloured clothing, he failed to control his emotions and ...

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MS Dhoni should give youngsters a chance in T20Is, says VVS Laxman

Former India cricketers VVS Laxman and Ajit Agarkar slammed MS Dhoni for his average performance against New Zealand at Rajkot on Saturday and said that it was time for Team India to look for other options in Twenty20 cricket. Chasing a mammoth ...

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Virat Kohli’s walkie-talkie usage during India-New Zealand T20I within ICC parameters

NEW DELHI: During the first Twenty20 international between India and New Zealand at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday, television cameras showed Virat Kohli, sitting in the team dugout, speaking on a walkie-talkie. Immediately, social media became abuzz about the ...

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Kumble’s ouster should never have played out the way it did: Dravid

Rahul Dravid, the former India captain and current coach of the India A and India Under-19 teams, became the first high-profile personality in the cricket system to criticise the manner in which Anil Kumble’s tenure as coach came to an ...

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Virat Kohli hails boys for showing character in knock-out game

Kanpur: India captain Virat Kohli lauded his bowlers after their series winning performance in the high-scoring third ODI on Sunday. Jasprit Bumrah’s (3/47 in 10 overs) fantastic bowling at the death ensured that India restricted New Zealand to 331 for ...

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We know how to respond under pressure: Rohit

Rohit Sharma, the India vice-captain, has been in terrific form in 2017. The stylish right-hand opener scored his fifth One-Day International century of the year and 15th overall in the decider against New Zealand in Kanpur to play a key ...

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