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3rd Test: Bairstow, Overton rescue England after Boult fireworks
Leeds, June 25 (IANS) Jonny Bairstow and Jamie Overton shared a scintillating unbeaten 209-run partnership to rescue England from a precarious 55/6 on the second day of the third and final Test here on Friday.
2022-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Practice match, Day 2: India lead by 82 runs at stumps, Pant shines for Leicestershire
Leicester, June 25 (IANS) India were 80-1 in their second innings at stumps on Day 2, taking a lead of 82 runs against Leicestershire County Club in their practice match, here on Friday.
2022-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Winning the World Cup in 1983 was like 'independence day for cricket in India': Kris Srikkanth
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Legendary India cricketer Kris Srikkanth has said that winning the World Cup in 1983 felt like "independence day for cricket in India", adding that the achievement changed the face of Indian cricket forever.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Not having a coach during 1983 World Cup worked to our advantage: Kris Srikkanth
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Not having a coach during the 1983 World Cup in England worked to the advantage of the Kapil Dev-led India team as "there was no pressure from anybody", says India cricket legend Kris Srikkanth, who was a part of historic campaign that saw the country lift its maiden World Cup trophy at Lord's defeating the mighty West Indies on June 25, 1983.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Aussie skipper Finch overwhelmed by response from Sri Lankan fans during fifth ODI
Colombo, June 25 (IANS) Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch has been overwhelmed by the response his team has received during the limited-over series, comprising three T20I and five ODIs, which concluded at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Friday night.
2022-06-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy Final: Patidar cracks unbeaten 120 as MP take first-innings lead against Mumbai
Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Rajat Patidar on Saturday continued from where he had left on day three, slamming the third century of Madhya Pradesh's first innings in the Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Stokes has good body language as a leader: Nasser Hussain
London, June 24 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has said that while it is early days in Ben Stokes' captaincy, but given the fact that the all-rounder did not have any real experience of red-ball captaincy, the 31-year old had really "impressed" in the Test series against New Zealand.
2022-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hope a lot of coaches and captains take up that kind of approach: Manjrekar on consistency in India's playing XI
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) In the run-up to India's T20I series opener against South Africa in New Delhi, head coach Rahul Dravid had mentioned about how he was someone who liked to have consistency in the playing eleven, giving players ample time and making them feel settled in their positions in the playing eleven.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
KL Rahul missing out is a massive setback for India; batting will be big challenge: Manjrekar
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) One of the most crucial aspects for India gaining a 2-1 lead in the 2021 Test series against England before the fifth and final Test was rescheduled for July this year due to fears of Covid-19 outbreak in the visitors' camp was the runs from openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy Final: Yash Dubey slams unbeaten 101 as MP reach 228/1; trail Mumbai by 146 runs
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Yash Dubey slammed his second century of the ongoing season as Madhya Pradesh dominated the first session on day three of the Ranji Trophy final at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Murali Vijay plans return to cricket; not setting himself any targets
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) India cricketer Murali Vijay is not setting himself any targets as he plans a return to the sport to play in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) after a nearly two-year hiatus.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Ireland's Gareth Delany eager to face off against Suryakumar, Bhuvneshwar
Dublin, June 24 (IANS) Facing India in their backyard, especially facing off against middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav as well as senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, is something which leg-spin all-rounder Gareth Delany is quite eager for when the T20I matches happen in Malahide on June 26 and 28.
2022-06-24
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Jaiswal credits tips by Jos Buttler for success in Ranji Trophy
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Mumbai left-handed batter Yashasvi Jaiswal has credited the tips he got from England batter Jos Buttler during their stint with Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
2022-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pujara credits first-class stint for return to form, looking forward to Test against England
Leicester, June 23 (IANS) India's top Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is happy with his return to form and is looking forward to doing well in the rescheduled fifth Test against England in a few days.
2022-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jos Buttler hails depth in England squad, backs Eoin Morgan as ODI captain after Dutch series sweep
Amstelveen (Netherlands), June 23 (IANS) England stand-in skipper Jos Buttler has hailed the 'great depth' in the squad after leading England to an ODI series sweep against the Netherlands but backed regular ODI captain Eoin Morgan to return to take charge despite his lean run with the bat.
2022-06-23
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Sharma thanks fans on completing 15 years in international cricket
Leicester, June 23 (IANS) India skipper Rohit Sharma has thanked all the people who have helped him become the player that he is today as the Mumbai batter remembered the day he made his international debut 15 years ago.
2022-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy Final: Sarfaraz Khan slams stunning century; takes Mumbai to 351/8
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Sarfaraz Khan's run-making juggernaut continued with his fourth century of the ongoing Ranji Trophy season, taking Mumbai to 351/8 in 122 overs at lunch on day two of the final against Madhya Pradesh at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday.
2022-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Zak Crawley has two Tests to show substance on top of his style: Nasser Hussain
Leeds, June 23 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that opener Zak Crawley, who hasn't been at his scoring best in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand, has now got two matches in the next two weeks to show substance with the bat along with style.
2022-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kohli 'practicing well' ahead of rescheduled fifth Test against England
Leicester, June 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Virat Kohli is leaving no stone unturned to prepare for the upcoming rescheduled fifth Test against England at Old Trafford starting on July 1.
2022-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dinesh Karthik will certainly be on the flight to Australia for T20 World Cup, feels Gavaskar
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar is confident slog-overs specialist Dinesh Karthik will be on the fight to Australia for the ICC T20 World Cup this year, adding that all the years he was out of India reckoning, he was working with the sole aim of regaining his spot.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
With eye on ICC T20 World Cup in Australia, USA announce side for Global Qualifier B
Miami, June 22 (IANS) Top-order batter-cum-wicketkeeper Monank Patel will lead the United States side in the Men's T20 World Cup Global Qualifier B, as they vie for one of the two final spots at Australia 2022.
2022-06-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Legendary Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas in ICU after contracting Covid: Report
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a London hospital after his health "deteriorated severely", a report in Cricket Pakistan said on Wednesday.
2022-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Trophy Final: Prithvi Shaw, Yashasvi Jaiswal lift Mumbai to 105/1 against MP
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Captain Prithvi Shaw (47) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (43 not out) played steady knocks in lifting Mumbai to 105/1 in 36 overs on day one of the Ranji Trophy final against Madhya Pradesh in Bengaluru.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
4th ODI: Asalanka, bowlers lead Sri Lanka to 4-run win, 3-1 series lead over Australia
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) A fighting maiden ODI century by Charith Asalanka followed by an impressive bowling effort led Sri Lanka to a thrilling four-run win over Australia in the fourth ODI and helped them take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series at R Premadasa Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2022-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Incredible to see so many pace bowlers in India, says Dravid
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) India cricket team chief coach Rahul Dravid and former pace bowler Irfan Pathan feel these are exciting times for Indian cricket, given the number of young fast bowlers emerging on the scene, and hoped that a couple of them might go on to play in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia later this year.
2022-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kusal Mendis likely to be part of playing XI as crucial game against Australia looms
Colombo, June 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka top-order batter Kusal Mendis, who suffered severe cramps while batting in the third One-day International against Australia on June 19, is likely to be a part of the playing XI in the fourth game later on Tuesday as the hosts aim to break a 30-year drought against the visitors here.
2022-06-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Legendary Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar is new FICA president
Nyon (Switzerland), June 21 (IANS) Legendary Australian cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has been confirmed as president of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) at its executive committee meeting here.
2022-06-21
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Cricket
Hussain wants Leach to be given a few more opportunities; wants spinner to also add variations
London, June 21 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has said that despite the 30-year-old left-arm spinner Jack Leach going through a lean patch, he should be given a few more opportunities before new Test coach Brendon McCullum looks at alternatives like Moeen Ali.
2022-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Disappointing that New Zealand have not seized key moments, says selector Gavin Larsen
Auckland, June 21 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) selector Gavin Larsen has castigated the Test side for not seizing the "key moments", with hosts England taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2022-06-21
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Young pacers Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell in England squad for one-off Test vs South Africa
London, June 21 (IANS) Right-arm medium pacer Emily Arlott and young quick Lauren Bell have earned maiden Test call-ups in England's 13-member squad for the one-off red-ball clash against South Africa, starting June 27.
2022-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Simmons wants West Indies to remain unbeaten in remaining Tests this year
North Sound (Antigua), June 20 (IANS) After defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets in Antigua, head coach Phil Simmons now wants his side to be unbeaten in remaining Test matches scheduled this year. In 2022, West Indies have been a force to reckon with at home, defeating England 1-0 in a three-match series this year. The win over Bangladesh means that West Indies are yet to be defeated in Test cricket this year.
2022-06-20
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
IND v SA: Bhuvneshwar was exceptional; put us under pressure in powerplay, says Mark Boucher
Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) South Africa head coach Mark Boucher lavished praise on senior India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar for being outstanding with the ball throughout the series and keeping the visitors under pressure in power-play phase.
2022-06-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Gaikwad is a quality player; don't judge him by a couple of poor games: Dravid
Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) India chief coach Rahul Dravid has said that he is not "disappointed with anyone" as he reviewed the team's performance in five-match T20I series against South Africa, adding that while Shreyas Iyer showed a lot of intent, Ruturaj Gaikwad's innings in the third game at Visakhapatnam showed what a quality player he is.
2022-06-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Roy, Salt help England beat Netherlands by six wickets, lead series 2-0
Amstelveen (Netherlands), June 20 (IANS) Opener Jason Roy and Phil Salt scored half-centuries to help England beat the Netherlands by six wickets with 29 balls remaining in the second one-day international here on Sunday. England took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2022-06-20
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Pieter Seelaar announces retirement from international cricket due to persistent back injury
Amsterdam, June 20 (IANS) The Netherlands captain Pieter Seelaar, who missed his side's second ODI against England on Sunday through injury, has announced his shock retirement from international cricket due to a persistent back injury.
2022-06-20
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Sune Luus to lead South Africa Women in Test, three-match ODI series vs England
Cape Town, June 19 (IANS) Sune Luus will lead the 15-member South Africa side for the upcoming one-off Test and three-match ODI series against England, beginning with the four-day game at Taunton on June 27.
2022-06-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
High-risk strategy in England Test cricket is going to stay, indicates Stuart Broad
London, June 19 (IANS) England pace-bowling stalwart Stuart Broad believes new coach Brendon McCullum's high-risk Test strategy will earn the team more wins than losses, adding that the approach is still more inspiring than blocking out for a draw or "never having a scent of victory".
2022-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
With ever-expanding T20 leagues, players could exit national setup, concedes Aussie coach McDonald
Melbourne, June 19 (IANS) Australia team head coach Andrew McDonald has conceded that with the ever-expanding T20 cricket landscape, there will be some players who will exit the national setup and move towards franchise cricket over the next few years.
2022-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Harmanpreet-led India women's team lands in Sri Lanka for white-ball series
Dambulla, June 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Sunday welcomed the Indian women's cricket team led by Harmanpreet Kaur, which arrived here to play three T20Is and an equal number of ODIs, by posting images of the players alighting from the airport.
2022-06-19
Category: International, Guatemala,Sports,Cricket
Legends Anju Bobby, Kapil Dev have chance meeting on flight; fans love it
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Celebrated Indian athlete Anju Bobby George on Sunday posted an image of her travelling business class with cricket legend Kapil Dev from New Delhi to Bengaluru and captioned it, "1983 and 2003 flying together from Delhi to Bangalore," leaving fans marvelling the two legends of Indian sport.
2022-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Pujara lead way in their wishes on Father's Day
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Several Indian sportspersons, including cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar, Cheteshwar Pujara and celebrated boxer Nikhat Zareen, among others, took to social media to celebrate Father's Day, saying they have been the "biggest support system" in their lives.
2022-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IND v SA, 4th T20I: I am feeling very secure in this setup, says Dinesh Karthik
Rajkot, June 18 (IANS) In India's first-ever T20I match against South Africa at Johannesburg in December 2006, Dinesh Karthik too made his T20I debut. In that match, Karthik had made an unbeaten 31 and bagged the Player of the Match award.
2022-06-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
English white-ball cricket is remarkable; depth is impressive: Hussain
Amsterdam, June 18 (IANS) After England blasted a mammoth, record-breaking 498, laced with 36 fours and 26 sixes, in the first ODI against the Netherlands, former skipper Nasser Hussain was left in awe of how the side's dominance in white-ball cricket is astonishing, especially in its depth of players.
2022-06-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
England hit mammoth 498/4 against the Netherlands, win first ODI by 232 runs (Ld)
Amstelveen, June 18 (IANS) Riding on a 70-ball unbeaten 162 by Jos Buttler and sensational 22-ball 66 not out by Liam Livingstone, England on Friday registered the highest-ever score in the history of ODI cricket on their way to a massive 232-run victory against the Netherlands here on Friday.
2022-06-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Cricket
Nasser Hussain ranks Root ahead of Graham Gooch, Alastair Cook
London, June 18 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has ranked charismatic cricketer Joe Root ahead of legends like Graham Gooch, Alastair Cook, David Gower and Kevin Pietersen, saying that the 31-year-old takes the game to "exceptional levels in difficult circumstances".
2022-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
MacGill reveals emotional trauma a year after being kidnapped by armed bandits
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill has revealed his life has been left "paused" by a harrowing kidnapping incident by masked bandits in April 2021, which saw him being beaten and dumped.
2022-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
South Africa wrap up ODI series 3-0 with a crushing 189-run win over Ireland
Dublin, June 18 (IANS) South Africa cruised to a crushing 189-run win over Ireland in the final ODI of the tour on Friday. After Laura Wolvaardt (89) and Sune Luus (93) starred with the bat to take the visitors to 278/5, pacer Shabnim Ismail picked 5/8 to bowl out the hosts for just 89, thereby taking the ODI series 3-0.
2022-06-18
Category: International, Ireland,Sports,Cricket
Brathwaite, Blackwood score half-centuries as West Indies in command vs Bangladesh
North Sound (Antigua), June 18 (IANS) Kraigg Brathwaite scored a patient 94 at the top while Jermaine Blackwood scored 63 as the West Indies cemented their advantage over Bangladesh on Day 2 of the opening Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium on Saturday (IST).
2022-06-18
Category: International, Antigua And Barbuda,Sports,Cricket
IND v SA: Dravid doesn't drop a player after one or two bad performances, says Avesh Khan
Rajkot, June 18 (IANS) Ahead of India's series opener against South Africa in New Delhi, head coach Rahul Dravid had spoken about how he was someone who liked to have consistency in the playing eleven, giving players time and making them feel settled in the positions.
2022-06-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
England spinner Leach needs to follow Andy Murray's example, says Panesar
London, June 17 (IANS) Former England spinner Monty Panesar feels skipper Ben Stokes will give left-arm tweaker Jack Leach a few more opportunities to prove himself, and if the 30-year-old is still not able to deliver, the team management could look at Matt Parkinson to take up the veteran's place this summer.
2022-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket