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Cricket fans wave flags.| AP
Thiruvananthapuram awarded international cricket match after almost three decades

The match will be played at the brand new Greenfield Stadium here which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2015 National Games.

02 Aug 2017

Bengaluru Actor-cricketer ends life over business losses

Dhruva was an established player for the Karnataka Bulldozers team in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).

02 Aug 2017

Australia skipper Steve Smith | AP
Steve Smith upbeat but says no tour without new pay deal

Some 230 Australian cricketers have been unemployed since the end of June when their contracts expired.

02 Aug 2017

One of a kind tricks

After Moeen Ali took the first-ever hat-trick at The Oval, Express takes a look at some other such unique feats...

02 Aug 2017

Ranji Trophy to become more four-thcoming

Tournament switches back to home-away format with seven teams each in four groups

02 Aug 2017

Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik (File | AP)
Wanting to play for the country is what keeps me motivated: Dinesh Karthik

On the back of his good domestic showings, Karthik was picked as the replacement for Manish Pandey in the Champions Trophy squad which reached the finals.

02 Aug 2017

Indian cricket team (File | PTI)
Men in Blue all set for jam-packed short formats home-run

India’s home season this year was supposed to have one full series against Pakistan and a limited-over contest involving Australia.

02 Aug 2017

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly (File | PTI)
Sourav Ganguly talks about pay hike for domestic players

It was learnt that Ganguly spoke extensively on the issue during the BCCI technical committee meeting in Kolkata today.

02 Aug 2017

Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne plays a shot during the second day's play of the second test cricket match between them in Colombo, Sri Lanka. |AP
Sri Lanka recalls batsman Lahiru Thirimanne for second Test against India

Sri Lanka recalled left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne in its squad for the second Test against India as a replacement for injured Asela Gunaratne.

01 Aug 2017

Indian cricket team (File | PTI)
India's 2017/18 Home Season: Kolkata, Delhi, Nagpur to host Lanka Tests, Guwahati gets Australia ODI

A big home season is awaited for the Indian team as it will play 23 international matches across three series starting end of September and concluding at the end of December.

01 Aug 2017

Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri speaks during a press conference. | AP
Current team captained by Virat Kohli has achieved way more than previous teams: Ravi Shastri

India's chief coach Ravi Shastri believes that the current lot captained by Virat Kohli has achieved way more than some of the teams of yesteryears.

01 Aug 2017

India captain Mithali Raj | AP
Mithali Raj gifted BMW for stellar performance in Women's World Cup

Mithali Raj, who led team India to the finals of the recently-concluded ICC Women’s World Cup, was gifted a BMW by businessman V Chamundeswaranath.

01 Aug 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur plays a shot during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 semifinal cricket match between Australia and India | AP
Harmanpreet Kaur to miss Women's Super League due to shoulder injury

Star Indian all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will not participate in the upcoming Women's Super League in England because of a shoulder injury. 

01 Aug 2017

India's captain Virat Kohli, right, and teammate Ravindra Jadeja | AP
ICC Rankings: Ravindra Jadeja maintains top spot as bowler, Virat Kohli stays 5th in batting

In the batsman's rankings, Cheteshwar Pujara is the top-ranked Indian at the fourth position while opener Shikhar Dhawan climbed 21 places to be ranked 39th.

01 Aug 2017

England's Moeen Ali is lifted by his team mates after he scores a hat trick to get the wicket of South Africa's Morne Morkel to win the test match on the fifth day of the third test match between England and South Africa at The Oval cricket ground in London, Monday, July 31, 2017. | AP
No surprises in England squad for 4th test vs South Africa

The 13-man squad was announced on Tuesday after spinner Moeen Ali's late hat trick earned England a 239-run win at The Oval in the third Test.

01 Aug 2017

England's Moeen Ali is lifted by his team mates after he scores a hat trick to get the wicket of South Africa's Morne Morkel to win the test match on the fifth day of the third test match between England and South Africa at The Oval cricket ground in London, Monday, July 31, 2017. | AP
England's Moeen Ali picks his moment for first hat-trick

Ali was just the 14th England hat-trick at this level and the first in The Oval's 127-year history as a Test venue.

01 Aug 2017

TNCA City Schools under-14 tournament: Aman steals show in Bhavan’s win

Aman Bhatnagar’s 7 for 8 paved the way for Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram to beat Pon Vidyashram by 104 runs in the TNCA City Schools under-14 tournament for B Somasundaram Trophy.

01 Aug 2017

New league perfect opportunity: Pankaj Advani

Come August and cue sports will join a plethora of others in having a league of its own. The IPL-style league, named Indian Cue Masters, will be held in Ahmedabad between August 19 - 25.

01 Aug 2017

VB Thiruvallur Veerans’ NS Chaturved and S Siddharth stitched together a 125-run stand as they overcame Ruby Trichy Warriors in their match on Sunday
Teams banking on openers to anchor innings in shortest format

It’s been largely accepted that a good beginning is more than half the job done in Twenty20 cricket.

01 Aug 2017

Opposition to recording BCCI meets

The BCCI, since 2015, has been recording all its proceedings in SGMs.

01 Aug 2017

Few takers for Sri Lanka tests 

Guwahati & Thiruvananthapuram in line to host maiden five-day affairs as established centres reluctant; India to play nine T20Is at home.

01 Aug 2017