India-Pakistan World T20 game at HPCA will be high-scoring: Curator

Dharamsala, Feb 16 : The much-awaited World Twenty20 match between arch rivals India and Pakistan at the picturesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium here will have a batsman-friendly pitch and is expected to be a high-scoring game, the ground’s curator said here on Tuesday. India and Pakistan will lock horns at the HPCA Stadium, […]

Kolkata Knight Riders back embattled spinner Narine

Port of Spain (Trinidad), Feb 16 : Sunil Narine’s Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders has thrown its full backing behind the embattled off-spinner, following his abrupt withdrawal from the West Indies Twenty20 World Cup squad. Despite being banned from bowling in international cricket last November, the Trinidadian was named in a 15-man […]

New Zealnad’s Taylor, Santner ruled out of second Test vs Australia

Christchurch, Feb 15 : New Zealand’s wishes of squaring the Test series against Australia have taken a hit with batsman Ross Taylor and spin-bowling allrounder Mitchell Santner ruled out from the second game scheduled to start here from Saturday. The match will also be the farewell Test of veteran Brendon McCullum. Taylor, who scored a […]

Pune appoint ex-India all-rounder Kanitkar as assistant coach

New Delhi, Feb 15 : Former India all-rounder Hrishikesh Kanitkar has been appointed the assistant coach of newly-formed Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rising Pune Supergiants. The 41-year-old, who was a regular in the Indian team from 1997 to 2000, retired from international cricket in July last year. He had played two Tests in the […]

ICC, Unicef launch Team Swachh clinics

Dharamsala, Feb 15 : Building up to the World Twenty20, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket for Good and Unicef in partnership with Indian cricket board (BCCI) launched Team Swachh clinics at the HPCA Stadium here on Monday. The clinics, a collaboration between the ICC and United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef), are being held […]