Watson to captain Australia in final T20I against India

Sydney, Jan 30 : All-rounder Shane Watson will captain Australia for the third and final Twenty20 International against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Sunday. Watson replaces the injured Aaron Finch, who damaged his left hamstring during the 27-run loss at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday evening. Watson’s appointment followed […]

Ill Lehmann to miss Australia’s ODIs against New Zealand

Melbourne, Jan 30 : Head coach Darren Lehmann will miss Australia’s One-Day Internationals (ODI) on their tour of New Zealand as he has been sidelined since being diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis on January 23. Michael di Venuto will continue to serve as his replacement. The former left-handed batsman missed the fifth and final ODI […]

CAB rejects Lodha’s proposal of banning ministers from BCCI

Kolkata, Jan 29 : The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Friday rejected 10 recommendations of the Lodha Committee including the ban on government officials and office bearers above the age of 70 holding post at the BCCI. At a special general meeting chaired by its persident and former India captain Sourav Ganguly, the CAB […]

Historic day for Indian cricket as men, women beat Australia

Melbourne, Jan 29 : History was created on Friday with both the men’s and women’s cricket teams clinching series wins at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday. The Indian men dominated with both bat and ball to beat Australia by 27 runs in the second Twenty20 International and take an unassailable 2-0 lead […]

Indian women thrash Australia in 2nd T20I to clinch series

Melbourne, Jan 29 : The Indian women’s cricket team created history by defeating Australia by 10 wickets in the second T20 to secure their first bilateral series victory in any format over the hosts at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday. Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami (2-16) and left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad (2-27) starred […]

U-19 World Cup: England beat Windies to step closer to q-finals

Chittagong, Jan 29 : England defeated a fighting West Indies by 61 runs in a Group C match to edge closer to a quarter-final berth at the U-19 World Cup here on Friday. England’s second successive win in Group C — they beat Fiji on Wednesday — was built around an impressive 282/7 from 50 […]