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Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami (File | PTI)
Narrow loss to England in the World Cup final will continue to haunt: Jhulan Goswami

Indian women cricket team's star pacer Jhulan Goswami on Saturday said the nine run loss against England in the ICC World Cup final would continue to haunt the side.

29 Jul 2017

Keaton Jennings survived a couple of scares (AFP)
Jennings helps England to establish 252 runs lead at stumps against South Africa

Keaton Jennings rode his luck and Tom Westley played .another encouraging innings to leave England well-placed at tea on a rain-marred third day of the third Test against South Africa

29 Jul 2017

Several captains were unhappy about the neutral venue system used in the 2016-17 seson. (File | PTI)
BCCI meet: No more neutral venues, Ranji Trophy back to home and away format

The BCCI will revert back to the tried and tested home and away format for the Ranji Trophy.

29 Jul 2017

Hardik Pandya - India's Ben Stokes ? (AP)
Hardik Pandya can do for India what Stokes does for England, feels Virat Kohli

ptain Virat Kohli feels that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has all the skill sets required to emulate world's premier all-rounder Ben Stokes.

29 Jul 2017

India skipper Virat Kohli said he don't assess his performance from the people's view. (AP)
It is not what people think, but what the team needs that counts: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli in his last Test series against Australia, had an indifferent run but was back in the first Test against Sri Lanka, scoring 17th Test hundred in only his 58th match.

29 Jul 2017

India's captain Virat Kohli, right, shakes hands with Sri Lankan captain Rangana Herath after their win in the first test cricket match. | AP
India was outstanding in all three departments: Rangana Herath

Sri Lankan stand-in skipper Rangana Herath today lauded India for their comprehensive 304-run win in the opening Test.

29 Jul 2017

India's Ravichandran Ashwin, right, is congratulated by his teammates for the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella | AP
For Ravichandran Ashwin, team always comes first

Star India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said he never plays the game with records in mind and for him, country's interest always supersedes his personal goals.

29 Jul 2017

South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander. |AFP
Vernon Philander fit to bat for South Africa

Philander spent Friday night on a hospital drip after sending down just five overs on the second day of what is the 100th Test at The Oval.

29 Jul 2017

India's cricket captain Virat Kohli, second right, celebrates with teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, second left, the dismissal of Sri Lanka's batsman Niroshan Dickwella | AP
Virat Kohli credits Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund for win vs Sri Lanka

India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on the opening duo of Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund, who was not part of the first choice squad for the tour.

29 Jul 2017

South Africa's Vernon Philander reacts after pitching a delivery during the first test between England and South Africa l AP
South Africa all-rounder Vernon Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection

Vernon Philander has been hospitalised, thus adding to the Proteas' woes in the ongoing third Test of the four-match series against England.

29 Jul 2017

India's bowler Umesh Yadav, left, is congratulated by Virat Kohli for taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's batsman Dhanushka Gunatilaka during the fourth day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.|AP
Sri Lanka reach 85/2 at lunch after Kohli ton

India declared their second innings at 240 for 3 after Kohli struck an unbeaten 103 as India quickly added 51 runs to their overnight score of 189 for 3.

29 Jul 2017

Karun Nair plays a shot during the fourth day of the fifth cricket test match against England at MAC Stadium in Chennai. | PTI File Photo
Karun Nair, Axar Patel star in India A's 7-wicket win over Afghanistan A

Opting to field, India A bundled out the minnows for 149 in 40.5 overs with Axar Patel picking up 3/33 in 6 overs.

29 Jul 2017

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Mohammad Kaif trolled for posting picture of playing 'anti-Islamic' chess with son on Facebook

Former Indian Mohammad Kaif was trolled for posting a picture of him and his son playing chess.

29 Jul 2017

Pitch perfect for Chepauk, Lyca Kovai Kings

R Prasanna, Kovai’s assistant coach, too agreed with Badani and wanted to make the best use of the surface.

29 Jul 2017

The ICL ground in Sankarnagar uses recycled water for preparations | D Sampathkumar
An improved Tirunel-welcome for fans

Unlike the IPL, TNPL has only three grounds. But the TDCA officials revealed that Coimbatore and Karur may be hosting matches next year.

29 Jul 2017

Mithali Raj at the Hyderabad airport on Friday | Sathya keerth
Fans & friends gather to give grand homecoming for World Cup hero Mithali Raj

Ananya Upendran, who has represented Hyderabad and India A wished that the excitement would not die down.

29 Jul 2017

Screen grab of the closing ceremony of VIVO IPL 2017.
Supreme Court seeks board reply over IPL tender process

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of BCCI on a plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking e-auctioning of media rights of the Indian Premier League.

29 Jul 2017

Ex-Tamil Nadu player to be India’s new manager

Following suggestions by the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators, the Indian cricket board finally appointed an administrative manager on Friday.

29 Jul 2017

In its recent hearing, the SC appeared perturbed about the board’s reluctance to adopt reforms
Such defiance of Supreme Court unprecedented

Current three-member bench hasn’t passed any harsh orders yet, but brazen board inviting trouble.

29 Jul 2017

India's Abhinav Mukund attempts to stop the ball being hit the wicket during the third day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle Sri Lanka Friday July 28 2017. | PTI
Oh Yes, Abhi: Mukund makes most of Sri Lanka opportunity

Mukund had admitted in earlier interviews about how insecure he felt after he was dropped and had doubts regarding whether he belonged to the international arena.

29 Jul 2017

India eves captain Mithali Raj (File | PTI)
Telangana government to give Rs 1 crore, house plot to Mithali Raj

The Telangana government today announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore and a house plot to the captain of Indian women's cricket team Mithali Raj.

28 Jul 2017