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Choose rest over County cricket, Akram’s advice to Bumrah

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS): Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram might have learnt a lot by playing County cricket, but he feels that someone like Jasprit Bumrah should give his body ample rest, whenever he can, rather than playing County cricket if...

10 May 2020

Indian cricketers take to social media to wish ‘Happy Mother’s Day’

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS): Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli were among India’s cricket stars who took to social media to celebrate Mother’s Day. With no cricket going on currently due to coronavirus pandemic, former and current players ar...

10 May 2020

Can’t wait to be back with teammates on the field — Mandhana

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS): Amid the nation-wide lockdown in place due to coronavirus pandemic, star Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana on Friday said she is badly missing the game and can’t wait to be back on the field with her teammates once norma...

08 May 2020

Sports without fans in stadium possible but magic will be missing, says Kohli

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI): India skipper Virat Kohli believes cricket in empty stadiums is a real possibility in a post Covid-19 world and though it is unlikely to have a bearing on the intensity of players, he feels the magic would certainly go missing...

08 May 2020

If cricket is played in empty stadiums, so be it — Ben Stokes

London, May 5 (PTI): The element of competitiveness will not be lost even if action unfolds before empty stadiums, says world’s premier all-rounder Ben Stokes who wouldn’t mind international cricket becoming a ‘TV only sport’ ...

05 May 2020

Ben Stokes to run half marathon to raise funds for charity

London, May 5 (IANS): England all-rounder Ben Stokes will on Tuesday run his first ever half marathon to raise funds for the Britain’s National Health Services (NHS) Charities Together and national childrens cricket charity Chance to Shine amid...

05 May 2020

Teams don’t take us lightly anymore — Mithali Raj

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS): India ODI skipper Mithali Raj wants to add that elusive World Cup trophy to her cabinet before calling time on her illustrious career. Raj helped India reach final of the tournament on two occasions — 2005 and 2017 R...

04 May 2020

Virat Kohli a great player, no.1 at the moment — Mohammad Yousuf

Lahore, May 4 (IANS): Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has termed current India captain Virat Kohli as a “great player” and the number one batter at the moment in the world. During a live interaction with fans on Twitter, Yousuf w...

04 May 2020

Thought of committing suicide thrice — Mohammed Shami

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS): Fast bowler Mohammed Shami revealed he had contemplated suicide thrice in the time that he was recovering from an injury he had sustained during the 2015 World Cup. In an Instagram live chat with Indian limited-overs vice-ca...

03 May 2020

Miss hitting the ball, can’t wait to go out and play — Rohit

Mumbai, May 2 (IANS): Prolific India opener Rohit Sharma is badly missing hitting the cricket ball and can’t wait to go out and start playing again once the lockdown ends amid the coronavirus pandemic. In normal circumstances, Rohit would have ...

02 May 2020

Ian Chappell picks Virat Kohli over Steve Smith

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS): Former Australia captain Ian Chappell named his pick between current India captain Virat Kohli and Australia cricketer Steve Smith. With no cricket being played these days due to coronavirus pandemic, former and current stars...

01 May 2020

ICC Rankings: Australia dethrone India in latest Test standings

Dubai, May 1 (IANS): Australia have moved to the top of the Test and T20I rankings for men while England continues to lead the men’s ODI rankings after the annual update carried out on Friday, which eliminates results from 2016-17. In the late...

01 May 2020

Not committing to any cricket at the moment — AB de Villiers

Johannesburg, April 30 (IANS): Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has said that he is keen to make a return to the national side for the T20 World Cup but for that he wants to be in the “tip-top” form and better than the next play...

30 Apr 2020

Warner not in favour of resuming cricket without spectators

Melbourne, April 29 (IANS): Australia opener David Warner believes their limited-overs tour to England and Scotland looks highly unlikely in the ongoing circumstances due to Covid-19 pandemic. Australia are scheduled to face Scotland in a T20I on Jun...

29 Apr 2020

Need bit of luck to be successful in foreign conditions — Ashwin

Chennai, April 27 (IANS): India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes if a bowler wants to be successful in overseas conditions then apart from being a good craftsman, he needs a bit of luck to be on his side as well. Ashwin is regarded as one of ...

27 Apr 2020

Too early to talk about playing 5 Tests in Australia — BCCI official

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): The outbreak of the coronavirus has seen the Australian government seal the international boundaries till September 30. But Cricket Australia is not only keen to conduct the T20 World Cup in October, but also have India tr...

25 Apr 2020

We should win at least two out of next three World Cups — Rohit

New Delhi, April 24 (PTI): India limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma wants his team to win at least two out of the next three World Cups and says the management is making a conscious effort to give young players adequate chances to prove themselv...

24 Apr 2020

T20 World Cup postponement a possibility — Aaron Finch

Melbourne, April 23 (IANS): Australia skipper Aaron Finch is ready for the possibility of T20 World Cup being postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic that has stalled the entire world. 2.6 million people have been infected by the virus so far w...

23 Apr 2020

Smith working on hand-eye coordination through isolation batting

Sydney, April 22 (IANS): Premier Australia batsman Steve Smith is making sure he keeps honing his skills even though no cricketing activities are currently taking place due to coronavirus pandemic. At home with his family during the isolation period,...

23 Apr 2020

Stokes should’ve been given out in 2019 WC final — Ex-Kiwi captain

Christchurch, April 21 (IANS): Former Black Caps captain Glenn Turner believes England all-rounder Ben Stokes should have been adjudged out for obstructing the field in ICC World Cup final against New Zealand last year. In the last over of the match,...

21 Apr 2020

Australia Players willing to take pay cut, says Hazlewood

Melbourne, April 20 (IANS): Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has said players are willing to take salary cuts if it helps the sport keep itself afloat during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic which has brought the entire cricket calendar to a grin...

20 Apr 2020

Haven’t seen a better player in life than Dravid — Graeme Swann

London, April 18 (IANS): He might have dismissed Rahul Dravid in Test cricket, but for former England spinner Graeme Swann, Dravid was the best player he had seen. In fact, having played against the former India skipper in county cricket, Swann said ...

18 Apr 2020

Sri Lanka offers to host IPL 2020 amid Covid-19 crisis

Colombo, April 17 (IANS): Sri Lanka has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which has now been indefinitely suspended by the BCCI due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 IPL edition was slated to start from M...

17 Apr 2020

Quinton de Kock won’t be SA’s Test captain, confirms Graeme Smith

Johannesburg, April 17 (IANS): Graeme Smith, who has been appointed South Africas director of cricket for the next two years, has confirmed that Quinton de Kock will not be given the extra responsibility of Test captaincy. “The one thing I can ...

17 Apr 2020

Played entire 2015 WC with fractured knee, reveals Shami

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS): Ace Indian pacer Mohammad Shami has revealed that he played the 2015 World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand, with a fractured knee. “I had knee injury during the 2015 World Cup. I couldn’t walk after the ...

16 Apr 2020
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