Shreyas Iyer to lead India A against SA, Australia A sides

Kolkata, July 23 : Promising top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer was on Monday named captain of the India A teams which will take on South Africa A in the upcoming four-day games and a quadrangular series involving the two teams and Australia A. The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at a plush hotel here to pick […]

Sri Lanka batsman Gunathilaka suspended from all forms of cricket

Colombo, July 22 : Sri Lanka batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was on Sunday banned from all forms of international cricket by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for breaching the ‘Player Code of Conduct’, pending inquiry. Gunathilaka’s match fee for the ongoing Test against South Africa will also be withheld by the board, espncricinfo reported. The suspension will […]

No BCCI decision on anti-doping

Kolkata, July 22 : The BCCI on Sunday decided not to press the panic button on World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) pressure for coming under the purview of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). Besides CEO Rahul Johri, who represented Vinod Rai-led Committee of Administrators (COA), the BCCI meeting here was attended by acting president CK Khanna, acting […]

Pacers can win series for India vs England, feels Ishant

[Bengaluru: India’s Rupinder Pal Singh, Amit Rohidas and New Zealand’s George Muir vie for the ball during third match of three test match series at Sports Authority of India, in Bengaluru on Sunday, July 22, 2018. India won the third match by 4-0 and series by 3-0 in 3 test match. ( /PTI] London, July […]

Dravid backs Pant to succeed in Test cricket

New Delhi, July 22 : Fast-rising wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has the required temperament and skills to transfer his shorter format success to the red ball cricket, India Under-19 and ‘A’ squads head coach Rahul Dravid said on Sunday. Earlier this week, the Delhi player was picked as the second choice wicket-keeper in the 18-member squad […]

Pacers can win series for India vs England, feels Ishant

London, July 22 : Ahead of the five-match Test rubber against hosts England, fast bowler Ishant Sharma believes the current Indian pace attack carries the ability to lead the visitors to a series win against the Joe Root-led England. The 29-year-old right-armer feels that the Virat Kohli-led India currently have a pool of eight to […]