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Naseem Shah named in Pak U 19 squad for WC 2020
Lahore, Dec 6 (IANS) Young Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah has been included in the 15-member squad for the U 19 World Cup slated to be held in South Africa from January 17 to February 9 next year.
2019-12-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
India aim to continue T20I dominance over WI (Preview)
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) India would be looking to put the rare blemishes in T20Is behind them when they take on the West Indies in the three-match series beginning Sunday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
2019-12-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
ICC extends partnership with OPPO till September 2023
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Global smartphone brand OPPO on Thursday announced the extension of its partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for another four years, up-till September 2023.
2019-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Bumrah a generational talent, Shami has taken game to another level'
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop has admitted that he did see a "great deal of promise" in the current Indian pace unit, but didn't foresee them performing how they have been in recent times.
2019-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy: Vijay Shankar named Tamil Nadu captain
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) All-rounder Vijay Shankar will lead Tamil Nadu while Baba Aparajith will serve as his deputy in the upcoming Ranji Trophy beginning December 9.
2019-12-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Ross Taylor becomes second NZ batsman to score 7K Test runs
Hamilton, Dec 3 (IANS) Experienced batsman Ross Taylor on Tuesday became only the second New Zealand batsman to score 7,000 runs in Test cricket. He achieved the feat on the final day of the second Test against England at the Seddon Park which ended in a draw.
2019-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sophie Devine named WBBL player of the tournament
Melbourne, Dec 3 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Sophie Devine has been named as the player of the tournament for this edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL).
2019-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India to take part in Over 50s World Cup next year
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) In a first, India will be taking part in the Over 50s World Cup to be held in Cape Town and Stellenbosch in South Africa next year between March 11-24.
2019-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Root's double ton keeps Eng ahead in Hamilton Test
Hamilton, Dec 2 (IANS) A fighting double hundred by Joe Root helped England have a slight edge over New Zealand in the second and final Test being played at the Seddon Park on Monday.
2019-12-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni's leadership makes the difference for CSK in IPL: Manjrekar
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar believes M.S. Dhoni's leadership is one of the greatest assets for Chennai Super Kings, adding that if the wicketkeeper-batsman can replicate last season's performance, it would augur well for the team in next edition of the Indian Premier League.
2019-12-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Green Brigades' bus driver recalls 12-year journey
Lahore, Dec 1 (IANS) Waheed Ahmed has not only been driving the officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) but also pilots the Green Brigade to and from the hotel, airport, stadiums venues since 2007.
2019-12-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Yuvraj shares picture with wife on wedding anniversary
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech are celebrating their third wedding anniversary and the former India cricketer took to social media to share an adorable picture of the duo.
2019-12-01
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Andy Balbirnie replace Gary Wilson as Ireland's T20I skipper
Dublin, Dec 1 (IANS) Cricket Ireland has appointed Andy Balbirnie as their T20I skipper ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020. Balbirnie, who was recently named the ODI and Test captain also, will replace Gary Wilson in the shorter format of the game.
2019-12-01
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Hamilton Test: England trail by 106 runs vs NZ on day 3
Hamilton (New Zealand), Dec 1 (IANS) England were 269/5 at the end of day three of the fourth and final Hamilton Test against hosts New Zealand, still trailing by 106 runs here on Sunday. Joe Root (114 not out) and Ollie Pope (4 not out) were at the crease when the stumps were drawn for the day.
2019-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
D/N Test: Warner surpasses Sir Don, hits maiden triple ton
Adelaide, Nov 30 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner slammed his maiden triple ton in the longest format of the game at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday. Warner was unbeaten on 335 when Australia declared their innings at 589/3 on the second day of the Day-Night Test at the Adelaide Oval.
2019-11-30
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
NZ set comfortably against England in Hamilton Test
Hamilton, Nov 30 (IANS) A century by Tom Latham followed by a decent spell of fast bowling by Tim Southee and Matt Henry have put New Zealand in a strong position in the ongoing second and final Test against England being played at the Seddon Park.
2019-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Did you know? Bradman was dropped after his debut Test
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary Australian batsman Donald Bradman is regarded to be the greatest batsman ever to have played the game of cricket.
2019-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BCCI using India matches to test 'camera spotting' of no-balls
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is working overtime to ensure that on-field umpires have the help of technology when it comes to calling front foot no-balls in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. While the operation was started during the second Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata, it will continue in the upcoming Windies series.
2019-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stokes, Asher-Smith win SJA awards
London, Nov 29 (IANS) England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes and world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith have been named sportsman and sportswoman of the year at the Sports Journalists Association (SJA) British Sports Awards.
2019-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NZ first-class side releases Arthur for 'next assignment'
Wellington, Nov 29 (IANS) Mickey Arthur, who has served as the head coach of Pakistan, South Africa and Australia, has been released from his short-term T20 contract with New Zealand side Central Districts.
2019-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rahul must open with Rohit as Kohli is back at No. 3, says Laxman
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) After a comprehensive win over Bangladesh in the two-match Test series, the Indian players will again move back to the slam-bang T20I format as they take on West Indies at home and former batsman V.V.S. Laxman feels that it will be interesting to see how the team management fits K.L. Rahul into the team as regular skipper Virat Kohli is back in the team after skipping the T20I series against Bangladesh.
2019-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Samson replaces injured Dhawan, Saha undergoes surgery
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) India limited-overs opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the upcoming T20I series against West Indies as he suffered a deep cut on his left knee during a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy game against Maharashtra in Surat recently. Dhawan has been now replaced by Sanju Samson.
2019-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rather than speculating on Dhoni, wait till IPL: Ravi Shastri (IANS Exclusive)
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) India were one of the favourites to win the 2019 World Cup till a 15-minute spell from the New Zealand fast bowlers in Manchester changed everything and the world came crashing down for the Men in Blue in the semi-final stages of the showpiece event. Things could have easily gone downhill from there had it not been for the guidance of head coach Ravi Shastri. He has used the stick in the last few years as much as he has patted the back of the players when the morale has been down and today this Indian team is often compared to the legendary Windies unit in the 1970s and 1980s.
2019-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Ganguly-daughter engage in light hearted banter
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly and his daughter Sana engaged in a light -hearted banter on social media soon after India swept the series 2-0 against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens last Sunday.
2019-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Chahal TV' host impressed with new anchor Rohit Sharma
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Monday took a funny jibe at his teammate Rohit Sharma who interviewed pacers Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav following India's emphatic victory in their maiden pink ball Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens here.
2019-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Trent Boult likely to miss Hamilton Test
Mount Maunganui, Nov 25 (IANS) New Zealand pacer Trent Boult might miss the second Test against England after experiencing pain on the right side of his ribs on the final day of the first match.
2019-11-25
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Australia thrash Pakistan by innings and 5 runs
Brisbane, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia thrashed Pakistan by an innings and five runs on the fourth day of the first Test of the two-match series on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead.
2019-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Watling, Santner put NZ in command over England
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 24 (IANS) BJ Watling's double ton and Mitchell Santner's century helped New Zealand post 615 runs in the first Test against England at Bay Oval here on the fourth day of the first Test on Sunday.
2019-11-24
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
PCB COO Subhan Ahmad steps down
Lahore, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Subhan Ahmad has stepped down from the post after nine years in the role. The announcement was made during the 56th meeting of the PCB Board of Governors on Saturday.
2019-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Shane Watson's return to Pakistan on cards
Lahore, Nov 23 (IANS) Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is expected to return to Pakistan next year after he was included in the Platinum category for Pakistan Super League 2020.
2019-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
McGrath Foundation, Movember to be part of 2020 T20 WCs
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) With the two ICC T20 World Cups coming to Australia in 2020, the event organisers have appointed two major national organisations as local charity partners.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jemimah, Shafali advance in women's T20I Rankings
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) India batters Jemimah Rodrigues and Shafali Verma have made significant progress in the latest ICC women's T20I player rankings, after playing stellar roles in a stunning series sweep over the West Indies.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Australia name women's 'A' squads for series against India
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia on Friday named women's A 50-over and T20 squads to face India A in Queensland from December 12 to 23.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
D/N shouldn't be the only way Tests are played: Kohli
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Pink ball Tests should not be the only way five-day cricket is played, feels India captain Virat Kohli.
2019-11-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Sana Mir announces break from international cricket
Lahore, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan woman cricketer Sana Mir on Wednesday announced that she will be taking a break from international cricket in order to reset her "future objectives and targets".
2019-11-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Tendulkar bats for brain development in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar paid a three-day visit here to raise awareness for the UNICEF Nepal's 'Bat for Brain Development' campaign.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
Dhawan, Kohli react to Rahane's pink ball photo
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan and captain Virat Kohli were involved in a banter after the Test Vice Captain posted a picture of himself with the pink ball on social media.
2019-11-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
No, I can't have him in the squad: Stokes on Hales before WC
London, Nov 16 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes said that the decision to drop batsman Alex Hales from the England squad that went to the 2019 World Cup was necessary to avoid any "off-field issue hanging over the team" going into the tournament.
2019-11-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T10 can be catalyst for global growth of cricket: Zaheer
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan feels T10 is a great format which can help in making the game of cricket a global sport.
2019-11-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Mayank continues scintillating form, scores 3rd Test ton
Indore, Nov 15 (IANS) Opener Mayank Agarwal scored his third Test century during the second day of India's first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Friday. This is also his third Test ton in four matches thus far and the Karnataka batsman has continued a scintillating run of form that has seen him smash over 700 runs in his eight-Test career.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Goal is to be battle hardened for India series in 2022: Langer
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Beating India in India in 2022 is the ultimate goal for Australia, according to coach Justin Langer. Australia had recently announced their squad for the home Test series against Pakistan and Langer said that the management is currently shaping a squad in the hopes that it would be mature enough to win in India come 2022.
2019-11-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chacha T20: An ardent Kohli fan from across the border
Abu Dhabi, Nov 15 (IANS) In cricket, whenever a match takes place, there are always a few personalities apart from the players themselves who stand out and catch the eye of the fans. For India, Sudhir Kumar Gautam is one such name who can be spotted whenever the Indian team takes on the field. Similarly for Pakistan, its Chaudhry Abdul Jalil, famously known as Chacha Cricket, who can be seen cheering on the stands whenever the Men in Green play a cricket match.
2019-11-15
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Michael Vaughan takes a dig at Indian pitches
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Thursday took a dig at the pitch for the first Test between India and Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Staium. Asked to bowl, the Indian bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 63/3 as Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma bagged a wicket apiece.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin picks 250th wicket at home; third after Kumble, Harbhajan
Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) India's spin spearhead R. Ashwin on Thursday became the third spinner after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh to pick 250 wickets on Indian soil. He achieved the feat during the second session of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium as he cleaned up skipper Mominul Haque for 37.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Bancroft recalled to Australia Test Squad for Pak series
Canberra, Nov 14 (IANS) Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been included in the 14-member Australian Test squad for the two-match series against Pakistan, starting November 21 in Brisbane.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Know what to expect from pink ball, need little practice: Pujara
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Done with the T20I series, the focus now shifts to the Test series between India and Bangladesh. And more importantly, the pink ball Test at the Eden Gardens from November 22 to 26. While it will be the maiden Day-Night Test for both the teams, one man who has been there and performed under lights against the pink ball is India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara.
2019-11-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Given heads up to be India's No. 4, reveals Iyer
Nagpur, Nov 11 (IANS) Young batsman Shreyas Iyer has revealed that he has been given a heads up by the team management that he will bat at the much-debated No. 4 spot for India in the limited-overs format.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Sachin, Sourav praise record-breaking Deepak Chahar
Nagpur, Nov 11 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Deepak Chahar entered the record books after his exceptional bowling helped India clinch the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh 2-1.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mahmudullah's captaincy has hint to that of Dhoni: Pathan
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Irfan Pathan has heaped praise on Mahmudullah who is leading Bangladesh in the ongoing T20I series against India, saying the captaincy of the Bangladesh skipper is a bit similar to that of M.S. Dhoni.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India aim to quash Bangladesh's hope of series-win in Nagpur (Preview)
Nagpur, Nov 9 (IANS) After registering an emphatic victory in Rajkot to level the three-match rubber, India will aim for another commanding performance when they take on Bangladesh in the series-deciding third T20I to be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium on Sunday.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket