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Iceland Cricket trolls BCCI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Rohit Sharma broke multiple records in the first Test between India and South Africa in Vizag and smashed centuries in both innings of the game to help his team register a comfortable 203-run victory.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Global talent hunt program launched for Abu Dhabi T10
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) Abu Dhabi T10 has teamed up with UAE-based Dreams2Play to host a unique talent hunt program, through which budding amateur cricketers from across the world may apply for selection to play in the league.
2019-10-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
BCCI polls: Ganguly likely to be chief, Brijesh IPL Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Meetings and counter meetings ruled the roost as the affiliated units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), along with the bigwigs of the board, met in Mumbai on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anshuman Gaekwad to represent ICA in BCCI apex body
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Anshuman Gaekwad on Sunday pipped Kirti Azad to be the male representative of the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) to the Apex Council of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kohli's biggest plus is he isn't scared of losing: Gambhir
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Former batsman Gautam Gambhir said that the Indian captain Virat Kohli's tendency to go for wins in Test matches without being afraid of a loss is what sets him apart from his predecessors.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli & Co. were too good for us: du Plessis
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a poor outing in the first Test in Visakhapatnam, South Africa once again found themselves in the receiving end as India crushed the visitors by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Putting team in commanding position my only goal: Kohli
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) After a dominant India crushed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test here on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series to clinch the Freedom Trophy, skipper Virat Kohli said that his main goal is to put the team in a dominant position.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli 1st India skipper to enforce follow-on against SA
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to enforce a follow-on against South Africa as India won by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test of the three-match rubber to clinch the trophy with one contest remaining.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Thanked God, Saha for getting those wickets: Umesh Yadav
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Umesh Yadav was all praise for wicketkeeper Wriddiman Saha after India won their second Test against South Africa by an innings and 137 runs and sealed a 2-0 series win. Umesh dismissed Theunis de Bruyn in both the South African innings and on both occassions the wickets came due to brilliant catches from Ssaha.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pune Test: Ashwin, Saha help India inch closer to win (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets as India reduced South Africa to 74/4 after enforcing a follow on in the second innings at lunch on Day 4 of the second Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Andy Flower ends 12-year association with ECB
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Former England head coach Andy Flower has left his role with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after 12 years with the organisation.
2019-10-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin 4th Indian to scalp 50 Test wickets against SA
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked up four wickets on Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa here on Saturday, became the fourth Indian bowler to take 50 wickets against the Proteas in the longest format of the game.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ashwin takes 4 as India leave SA on mat despite Maharaj's 72
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up four wickets to pour cold water on Keshav Maharaj's career-best 72 as South Africa were bowled out for 275, still 326 runs behind, on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test here on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
PCB Chairman wants Sarfaraz to leave Test captaincy: Report
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the recently concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka, a meeting between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and captain Sarfaraz Ahmed will be held next week.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Bowlers tighten India's grip over SA in Pune Test (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian bowlers continued with their dominant performance by picking up three wickets in the morning session on Day 3 to help the hosts extended their control in the ongoing second Test against South Africa.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli's ability to find gaps puts pressure on opposition: VVS
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman was all praise for Virat Kohli after the India skipper slammed a career-best unbeaten 254 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa here on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli-Jadeja stand put India in driver's seat: Mayank
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India opener Mayank Agarwal said on Friday that captain Virat Kohli's double century and his fifth wicket stand with Ravindra Jadeja has put India in the driver's seat in the ongoing second Test against South Africa here.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Kohli double ton, pacers help India remain in driver's seat (Roundup)
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Virat Kohli slammed a record career best double hundred to help India post a mammoth 601/5d before pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami rattled the South African top order to leave them tottering at 36/3, still 565 runs behind, on Day 2 of the second Test here on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India women beat SA by 5 wickets, seal series win
Vadodara, Oct 11 (IANS) India's women cricket team beat South Africa by five wickets to win the second ODI here on Friday to seal a series win. India restricted South Africa to 247/6 and chased the target down in 48 overs, to lead the three-match series 2-0.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Leg-spinner, 140 kmph-plus pacer made mandatory for BPL teams
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS) In the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), each of the seven teams have been asked to make sure they include an overseas pacer who bowls above 140 kmph and a leg-spinner.
2019-10-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Skipper Kohli equals Ponting's Test ton record
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's record of scoring maximum number of Test centuries as captain.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pune Test: Kohli, Rahane put India in driver's seat (Lunch)
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli scored a brilliant hundred as he, alongwith his deputy Ajinkya Rahane, took the hosts to a commanding position on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa on Friday.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Stokes takes legal action against English daily
London, Oct 11 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has taken a legal action against an English daily after it published details about his personal life and family.
2019-10-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pune Test: Kohli's 'thumbs up' to Rabada for fielding effort
Pune, Oct 11 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and Kagiso Rabada, who share a history when it comes to on-field banter, were involved in a funny and entertaining moment in the final session on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test between India and South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SL players hail Pakistan as 'safe nation to play cricket'
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan may have suffered a 0-3 whitewash in the just concluded T20 international series against a second-string Sri Lanka side, but it was a matter of great respite for the Green Brigade as they turned out to be a perfect host and even the visitors lauded the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) efforts.
2019-10-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
James Anderson to train at Man City to recover from injury
Manchester, Oct 9 (IANS) Veteran England pacer James Anderson will train on the Etihad campus of Premier League giants Manchester City in his bid to recover from a calf injury and be fit in time for the South Africa tour starting mid-December.
2019-10-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Second string Sri Lanka complete 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan
Lahore, Oct 9 (IANS) Playing sans many of their big stars, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 13 runs in the third and final T20 international here on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the top-ranked T20 side in the world.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
We have to be careful about Bumrah's workload: Shastri
Pune, Oct 9 (IANS) "Concerned" about his injury, head coach Ravi Shastri has said that the Indian team needs to be careful about Jasprit Bumrah's workload management as the ace pacer plays in all three formats.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mo Bobat appointed England Cricket's Performance Director
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mo Bobat as Performance Director for men's cricket.
2019-10-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
All eyes on Pune pitch ahead of second Test against SA
Pune, Oct 9 (IANS) Besides the two participating teams, a lot of eyeballs will be on the 22-yard strip at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium when India take on South Africa in the second Test beginning Thursday.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Dominant India aim to conquer Pune fortress against SA (Preview)
Pune, Oct 9 (IANS) After registering a comprehensive 203-run victory in Visakhapatnam, India will look to continue with their dominant run and seal the ongoing three-Test series when they face South Africa in the second match beginning Thursday at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Misbah overburdened: Ramiz Raja
Lahore, Oct 9 (IANS) Following Pakistan's dismal performance in the highly anticipated ongoing T20I series against Sri Lanka, former skipper Ramiz Raja has insisted that Misbah-ul-Haq, who is serving as the chief selector and head coach of the green shirts, has been "overburdened" by the country's cricket board.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Stokes' wife rubbishes reports of being choked by all-rounder
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Ben Stokes' wife Clare on Tuesday rubbished reports of the England all rounder choking her at the Professional Cricketers' Association Awards Fiftieth Anniversary party.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Archer, Pietersen engage in social media banter
London, Oct 8 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer and former batsman Kevin Pietersen engaged in some social media banter in which both said they are ready to take the field against each other.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Sharma bats for trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said nothing was worth cutting down trees for in Mumbai's Aarey Colony as that part of the city is "slightly greener" and there's a "slight difference in temperature" because of Aarey Colony.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian pacers can deliver on any track, says Bharat Arun
Pune, Oct 8 (IANS) India bowling coach Bharat Arun on Tuesday said that all the pacers in the team have the ability to reverse the ball on wickets which offer it, a reason for their success in Test cricket.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Sachin Tendulkar attends 87th IAF day celebrations
Ghaziabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Cricket legend and honorary Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday attended the 87th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Hindon Air Force Station.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan umpire dies of heart attack during match
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) A local umpire in Pakistan died while supervising a club-level tournament match on Monday in Karachi
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Behrendorff to undergo career-saving spinal surgery
Melbourne, Oct 8 (IANS) Left-arm Australian fast bowler Jason Behrendorff will be undergoing spinal surgery in order to solve his ongoing back issues and will therefore miss the home season.
2019-10-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Umar Akmal equals unwanted record of most ducks in T20Is
Lahore, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Umar Akmal has joined former Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan in an unwarranted list of scoring the maximum number of ducks in T20 Internationals.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni, Paes play charity football match in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Star India cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni joined tennis great Leander Paes for a game of football in Mumbai.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka stun Pakistan by 35 runs to seal series victory
Lahore, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 35 runs in the second T20 international here on Monday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Yuvraj, Pietersen banter over Manchester United's woes
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Manchester United's struggles have been one of the biggest talking points this Premier League season. The Old Trafford giants, who have won a record 20 English league titles, are languishing at the 12th place in the Premier League table after winning just two and losing three of their first eight matches in the league this season.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Football
Md Irfan trolled for claiming he ended Gambhir's career
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Out of favour Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan's claims of ending the career of former India batsman Gautam Gambhir has not been received too kindly by the fans on Twitter.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
I ended Gautam Gambhir's career: Mohammad Irfan
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Out-of-favour Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has claimed that he ended former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir's limited-overs career in 2012.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Shoaib Malik joins 9,000 T20-run club
Guyana, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has become the fourth batsman in the world to score 9,000 runs in the T20 format.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Guyana,Sports,Cricket
BCCI officials yet to get election notice, Treasurer signs accounts under protest
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) While the Committee of Administrators (CoA) sent out notices to the members of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the elections last week, they are yet to notify the office bearers of the Annual General Meeting (AGM), as well as the board election that will be held at the headquarters in Mumbai at 11 a.m. on October 23.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Important to stick to the basics and the process every day: Ashwin
Visakhapatnam, Oct 6 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday joined Muttiah Muralitharan in being the fastest to get to 350 Test wickets. Ashwin took one wicket on Day 5 of the first Test between South Africa and India in Visakhapatnam and he had taken seven in the South African first innings.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Dream beginning to opening in Tests: Sehwag hails Rohit
Visakhapatnam, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag hailed Rohit Sharma for the start he made as an opening batsman in Test cricket. Rohit smashed 174 and 127 in India's first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The hosts ended up winning the match by a big margin of 203 runs.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Pacers can relax if you have bowlers like Ashwin, Jadeja: Shami
Visakhapatnam, Oct 6 (IANS) Speedster Mohammed Shami hailed the efforts of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja after India defeated South Africa by 203 runs in the first Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket