India again put South Africa in a spin bind

New Delhi: A five-wicket haul by Ravindra Jadeja and a well-deserved century by Ajinkya Rahane helped India to a strong position in the fourth and final cricket Test against South Africa at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Friday. Having dismissed India for 334 runs, the Proteas were bundled out for 121 in their first innings […]

BCCI chief to replace Srini as ICC chairman

Mumbai:┬áThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday appointed its president Shashank Manohar as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) removing incumbent N. Srinivasan for the rest of the term. Srinivasan, who was elected for a two-year term, was scheduled to head the ICC till June 2016. The decision […]

Spinners script emphatic 108-run win for India

Mohali:┬áRavindra Jadeja made a memorablecomeback to Test cricket with a five-wicket haul as India relied on the spinners to fashion a resounding 108-run victory against South Africa in the low-scoring first match to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series, here today. Chasing a difficult 218-run target on a turning track, the Proteas got […]

Tendulkar clubbed with Lara; Warne draws Akram

New York: They are considered among the two greatest batsmen of all time and will now get a chance to bat together as captain Sachin Tendulkar drew Brian Lara’s name along with 13 other players as part of the Sachin’s Blasters squad against Shane Warne’s Warne Warriors for the Cricket All-Stars Twenty20 series starting at […]

Ashwin is our go-to man: Virat Kohli

Mohali:┬áCalling off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin the team’s go-to man ahead of the four-match Test series against South Africa, skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday┬ásaid bowlers have always been more crucial than batsmen in cricket’s longer format. Having lost the T20 and the ODI series, India are looking to turn it around in the four-match Test series, starting […]

Need more participation in WC to make cricket a global sport: Sachin

New York Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar feels cricket might be the second most popular sport in the world but in order to make it a global sport more countries need to play in the game’s showpiece event, the ICC World Cup. Tendulkar, who is here along with Australian spin legend Shane Warne for the inaugural […]