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Dhoni ends stint with Territorial Army
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni's spell with his Territorial Army unit has ended. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is now in New Delhi with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Archer's spell reminds me of 2005: Ponting
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Australian Ricky Ponting has compared England pacer Jofra Archer's brutish spell at Lord's on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test to the one that he faced during the famous 2005 series.
2019-08-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Smith masterclass helps Aus cut lead to 8
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Steve Smith waged a lone battle, survived a deadly bouncer from Jofra Archer which forced him to retire hurt, came back and cut down Australia's deficit to eight runs against England at tea on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Hit by Archer bouncer, Smith retires hurt
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A rocket Jofra Archer bouncer clattered Steve Smith down flat on his face, cutting short a masterclass knock as the ace batsman was forced to retire after lunch on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Smith's 50 keeps England at bay at lunch on Day 4
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Steve Smith held Australia's batting together in the face of a collapse as they rode his unbeaten half century to post 155/5 and trail England by 103 runs, at lunch on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni plays cricket with kids in Leh, picture goes viral
Leh, Aug 17 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni has completed his two-week stint with the Territorial Army in Jammu and Kashmir. A picture of him playing cricket with kids in a basketball court on a cemented pitch has been going viral on social media.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Openers put Sri Lanka in strong position in Galle Test
Galle, Aug 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka rode openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten half-centuries to reach 133 and are now 135 runs away from a victory against New Zealand in the first Test of the two-match series at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-08-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Bravo, Campbell part of Windies 'A' squad for India tour game
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 17 (IANS) Darren Bravo and John Campbell have been included in a 14-member West Indies 'A' squad for the three-day tour game against India, starting Saturday at the Coolidge Cricket Ground.
2019-08-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Archer can 'blow away' teams in Test cricket: Broad
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad has said that debutant Jofra Archer has the pace and bounce to blow away teams in Test cricket.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England pacer Olly Stone ruled out of season with back injury
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England pacer Olly Stone will not be able to participate in the ongoing Ashes as he has been ruled out for the remaining of the season following a recurring back injury.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: England reduce Australia to 80/4 at lunch on Day 3 (Roundup)
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Not a single ball could be bowled after lunch as England made the most of the seam-friendly conditions to dent Australia's top-order and leave them stuttering at 80/4 before showers forced a break to be taken early on Day 3 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ravi Shastri re-appointed India head coach till November 2021
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: England reduce Australia to 80/4 at lunch on Day 3
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England made the most of the seam-friendly conditions to dent Australia's top-order and leave them stuttering at 80/4 at lunch on Day 3 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Watling fifty helps New Zealand take 177-run lead on Day 3
Galle, Aug 16 (IANS) New Zealand stacked up a 177-run lead on Day 3 of their first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. Sri Lanka were all out for 267 in the first session, thus leading by 18 runs and the Kiwis could cross that only at the cost of their opener Jeet Raval.
2019-08-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Dual role of coach, chief selector on cards for Misbah
Lahore, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is likely to be appointed as the head coach and chief selector under a new model set to be introduced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
2019-08-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Team India head coach will be handed contract till 2021 World T20
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy, were on Friday interviewing the shortlisted candidates at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai and it has been learnt that the one selected will be at the helm till the 2021 World T20.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cricket fraternity in shock over VB Chandrasekhar's death
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Condolences poured in on Friday for former India cricketer V.B. Chandrasekhar who committed suicide a day ago in Chennai.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar passes away
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Former India cricketer V.B. Chandrasekhar breathed his last following cardiac arrest at the age of 57 here on Thursday.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Burns, Bairstow score fifties as England bowled out for 258
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Rory Burns and Jonny Bairstow scored half centuries as England were all out for 258 on Day 2 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Woakes, Bairstow help England to 201/6 at Tea
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow helped England post 201/6 at Tea on Day 2 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
2nd Ashes Test: England reach 76/2 at Lunch
London, Aug 15 (IANS) After the first day's play got washed out, England were 76/2 at Lunch on Day 2 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on Thursday, thanks to an unbroaken 50-run partnership between opener Rory Burns (34 not out) and Joe Denly (27 not out).
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Aleem Dar joins Steve Bucknor as most capped Test umpire
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Aleem Dar on Thursday equalled Steve Bucknor's record of officiating in the highest number Test matches after taking the field for the 128th time during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Former WI spinner Reg Scarlett passes away
Jamaica, Aug 15 (IANS) Former West Indies spinner Reg Scarlett passed away on Wednesday, a day short of his 85th birthday, after battling illness.
2019-08-15
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Cricket
Coulter-Nile signs multi-year deal with Melbourne Stars
Melbourne, Aug 15 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has signed a multi-year deal with Melbourne Stars, thus ending his association with Perth Scorchers.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gayle dismisses retirement speculations 'until further notice'
Port of Spain, Aug 15 (IANS) Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle wore a specially made jersey with No. 301 inscribed on it when he came out to bat against India in the third ODI of the three-match series. In what appeared to be his last ODI for the West Indies, Gayle on Wednesday played a blistering 72-run knock, leading the hosts to a competitive 240 for seven in the rain-curtailed match at the Queen's Park Oval.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Team India extend wishes on 73rd Independence Day
Port of Spain, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, which is currently in West Indies, on Thursday extended wishes to the countrymen on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Kohli, 1st to score 20K int'l runs in a decade
Port of Spain, Aug 15 (IANS) On the way to his 43rd ODI ton, India skipper Virat Kohli created yet another world record as he became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in 10 years.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
S.S. Paul appointed Bengal women's team coach
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Bengal seamer Shib Sankar Paul was on Wednesday appointed the head coach of the state's senior women's team, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) said in a statement.
2019-08-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Akila's fifer pushes Kiwis on back foot in first Test
Galle, Aug 14 (IANS) Off-spinner Akila Dananjaya weaved his magic around the New Zealand batting order as the visitors managed to reach 203/5 in 68 overs against Sri Lanka on the rain-hit opening day of the first Test here on Wednesday, even as Ross Taylor rescued his side with a valiant unbeaten 86.
2019-08-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand opt to bat in Galle Test (Toss)
Galle (Sri Lanka), Aug 14 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Wednesday won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test of the two-match series against Sri Lanka being played at the Galle International Stadium.
2019-08-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Want to play positive cricket & win matches: Pant
Port of Spain, Aug 14 (IANS) Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has often been criticised by many for throwing away his wicket and not playing according to the conditions. However, Pant has insisted that his focus remains just on playing positive brand of cricket and winning matches for India.
2019-08-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Moeen Ali taking short break from cricket after Ashes drop
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Moeen Ali is taking a break from cricket after being dropped from the England squad that will face Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord's starting Wednesday, his county coach said.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Moeen Ali taking short break from cricket after Ashes drop
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Moeen Ali is taking a break from cricket after being dropped from the England squad that will face Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord's starting Wednesday, his county coach said.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kuldeep four short of 100 ODI wickets
Port of Spain, Aug 13 (IANS) Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has become a major weapon in skipper Virat Kohli's armory in limited overs cricket, showing immense potential in just a short period of time.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Johnson wants Starc in place of Pattinson at Lord's
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson wants to see a change in Australias playing XI for the second Ashes Test starting Wednesday at Lord's.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Lord's to turn red for 2nd Ashes Test
London, Aug 13 (IANS) In a bid to support the Ruth Strauss Foundation for spreading awareness about lung cancer, the players of both England and Australia will wear red caps while their jersey numbers will also be written in the same colour during the second Ashes Test at the Lord's starting Wednesday.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England can't just rely on Archer to beat Aussies: Collingwood
London, Aug 13 (IANS) England assistant coach Paul Collingwood believes Joe Root and Co. should not put too much pressure on Jofra Archer and cannot afford to rely just on him in their bid to level the Ashes series against Australia in London.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Neutral umpires still best for Test cricket: MCC
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the custodian of cricket laws, believes neutral Test umpiring is still the best way forward for the game after Joel Wilson and Aleem Dar came under severe criticism for his decisions in the first Ashes match between England and Australia.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Langer expecting Warner to fire at Lords
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer believes opener David Warner, who failed to perform in the first Ashes Test, will score runs in the second Test against England, beginning Wednesday at Lord's.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
MCC to review WC final overthrow incident in September
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the custodian of cricket laws, has announced it will review the overthrow incident which took place in the World Cup 2019 final between England and New Zealand.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kohli can score 75-80 ODI tons: Jaffer
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Former India batsmen Wasim Jaffer backed skipper Virat Kohli to score "75-80" hundreds in ODI cricket.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cricket could make Olympic debut in 2028: Gatting
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Cricket could make its Olympic debut in 2028, MCC World Cricket Committee chairman Mike Gatting said.
2019-08-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gayle congratulated by Lara after surpassing record
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) West Indies great Brian Lara congratulated Chris Gayle after the latter surpassed him as the team's highest run scorer in ODI cricket. Gayle on Sunday managed to score just 11 runs but that was enough for him to go past Lara's tally of 10,348 runs. He now sits on 10,353 runs and the match was also his 300th ODI.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tourism Australia eyes boost ahead of 2020 T20 WC
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Tourism Australia hosted the 17th edition of its premier trade event, Australia Marketplace India (AMI) in Kochi from August 8 to 11 and the event aimed at connecting Australia's finest tourism experiences to key representatives of the Indian travel industry.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Business/Economy,Cricket
Red ball cricket is my preferred format: Archer
London, Aug 12 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer sent a warning to Australia that they would be mistaken if they are thinking that they can get a lot of runs out of him. Archer is expected to make his Test debut in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after England's strike pacer James Anderson was ruled out of the rest of the series after the first match.
2019-08-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ind U19 beat Bangladesh by 6 wkts, win tri-series
Hove (England), Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian U-19 team beat Bangladesh by six wickets and won the U19 Tri-Series title chasing a target of 262.
2019-08-12
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Cricket
Now Pak skipper Sarfaraz vows to stand by Kashmiris
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) A week after the Indian government abrogated Article 370 that ended the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed on Monday said that his entire country is with their "Kashmiri Brothers".
2019-08-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
ICC's League 2 schedule for 2023 WC qualifiers
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the schedule for the Men's Cricket World Cup League 2. A part of the new year four-year qualification for the 2023 World Cup.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Gavaskar bats for Iyer at 4 and Pant at 5
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar has backed Shreyas Iyer for the number four spot in India's ODI batting order saying the Delhi Capitals skipper should be given a permanent place in the line-up.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New microchipped ball may soon end close calls
Wellington, Aug 12 (IANS) With technology already playing a major role in cricket, one major innovation can be a cricket ball with an embedded microchip that could hit Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer.
2019-08-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket