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Du Plessis, Rabada return to SA squad for Australia T20Is
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) South Africa pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis have returned to the T20I side for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Would look to carry forward IPL momentum, eyeing T20 WC: Shardul
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Shardul Thakur would like to forget his tour of New Zealand in a hurry. But the India pacer feels he can pick up steam in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) and take the momentum forward as he eyes a T20 World Cup berth.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
ICA to look for office in Bengaluru; new budget cut down to Rs 6 cr
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) after its meeting on Monday decided to look for an office in Bengaluru with Ahmedabad and Kolkata as the other options if a suitable place is not found in the Garden City. This apart, the budget to be presented to the BCCI has been cut from around Rs 12 crore to Rs 6 crore and awaits the finalisation of the treasurer before it is submitted to the board.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Faf du Plessis has stepped down from South Africa captaincy in Tests and T20Is effective immediately, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Sledging by SA crowd will only motivate Smith, Warner: Waugh
Berlin, Feb 17 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes Steve Smith and David Warner will be expecting a tough time by the crowd during their upcoming tour to South Africa and that in turn will only egg them on to perform better.
2020-02-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Cricket
After impressing in limited-overs leg, Saini gears up for Kiwi Tests
Hamilton, Feb 17 (IANS) Young pacer Navdeep Saini is thrilled about representing his country at the highest level and he is only aiming to play well and win as many games as he can for Team India.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Captain Morgan blasts 57 as England win series 2-1 vs SA
Centurion, Feb 16 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan smashed an unbeaten 22-ball 57, only dealing in sixes, as England beat South Africa by five wickets in the third and final match here on Sunday to clinch the T20I series 2-1.
2020-02-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Agarwal celebrates 29th birthday with teammates in NZ
Hamilton, Feb 16 (IANS) India Test opener Mayank Agarwal on Sunday celebrated his 29th birthday with teammates after helping India draw against New Zealand XI in the three-day warm-up game ahead of the Test series here.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dissapointed with Pattinson, Stoinis' homophobic slurs: Schutt
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Australian pacer Megan Schutt said that she was dissapointed with male cricketers Marcus Stoinis and James Pattinson for using homophobic slurs. A champion of LGBTQ rights, Schutt said that she believes both Stoinis and Pattinson didn't mean what they said but they were using the wrong words to vent their feelings.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India's pre-women's T20 WC warm-up match vs Pakistan washed off
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) India's pre-women's T20 World Cup warm-up match agianst Pakistan was washed out on Sunday without a ball bowled in Brisbane. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side will now have to wait until Tuesday to take the field when they face West Indies.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Kulasuriya cleared of serious injury after horror blow
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan pacer Achini Kulasuriya has been cleared of serious injury after a horrific blow to the head while fielding during the practice Super Over of Sri Lanka's pre-women's T20 World Cup warm-up match against South Africa on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Irfan Pathan takes a cheeky dig at Yuvraj's V-Day post
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh posted a message for wife Hazel Keech on Valentine's Day and his former India teammate Irfan Pathan did not miss the opportunity to troll him.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2020: MI play CSK in opener, 6 double headers in offing
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a repeat of last year's final in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 13 on March 29 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC in Aus will be 'hottest tournament ever': Winfield
Melbourne, Feb 15 (IANS) England's Lauren Winfield believes the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 glory is well within their grasp provided they can maximise their full potential in what will be the "hottest tournament ever".
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Give Kohli freedom, win the trophy: Mallya to RCB
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday unveiled their brand-new logo. The redesigned logo with the majestic lion illustrates and brings alive RCB's philosophy, a bold and fearless attitude of playing exciting cricket. But former owner Vijay Mallya has made it clear that it is time for RCB to win the title as the team gears up for the 13th edition of the cash-rich league.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni takes to Instagram to post photo of tiger
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former India captain MS Dhoni on Friday posted an image of a tiger that he said he had spotted at the Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Woman cricketer Shafali Verma in new Star Sports campaign
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Star Sports has launched #TakeOnTheWorld campaign featuring woman cricketer Shafali Verma, ahead of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup set to begin on February 21.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ranji roundup: Sarfaraz hits 177; Bengal fight back
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Sarfaraz Khan's 177 took Mumbai to 427 runs on day 2 of their Group B match against Madhya Pradesh here on Thursday.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Tendulkar, Ganguly engage in light banter on social media
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly engaged in light banter once again on social media leaving fans in splits.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Would have played longer if it wasn't for chaos in CSA: Philander
Johannesburg, Feb 13 (IANS) Fast bowler Vernon Philander, who bowed out from international cricket in South Africa's recently concluded Test series against England, revealed that the instability within Cricket South Africa played a big role in him retiring from the game.
2020-02-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Every Indian must know Hindi, there's no bigger language: BCCI commentator
Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) A commentator courted controversy on Thursday during Karnataka and Baroda's Ranji Trophy game by saying that "every Indian should know Hindi as it is our mother tongue".
2020-02-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah needs to be 'extra aggressive' to pick wickets: Zaheer
Hamilton, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan believes Jasprit Bumrah, who went wicketless in the three ODIs against New Zealand, needs to be "extra aggressive" in his bid to take wickets as batsmen now look to adopt a defensive approach against him.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC opener against Aus one of my most important games: Rodrigues
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) India top-order batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues believes the 2020 T20 World Cup opener against defending champions Australia will be "one of the most important" games of her career.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Michael Clarke, wife Kyly announce $40 million divorce
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke and his wife Kyly have announced their divorce after seven years of marriage.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ahead of NZ Tests, Team India visits Blue Springs in Putaruru
Hamilton, Feb 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, which is gearing up to face New Zealand in the two-Test series, on Thursday, made the best of the little leisure time as they were seen enjoying the beauty of the Blue Springs.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Roundup: Sarfaraz continues run of form, scores 169
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Mumbai's Sarfaraz Khan continued his scintillating form this season by scoring 169 at the Wankhede on the first day of their Ranji Trophy group stage match against Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. Mumbai were 352/4 at stumps largely thanks to a 275-run stand between Sarfaraz and Aakarshit Gomel.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2020: RCB removes picture and name, Chahal raises eyebrows
Bengaluru, Feb 12 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday removed their profile picture and posts from various social media accounts, sending not only fans but their star leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in a tizzy.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Boys' no fear attitude helped, says B'desh bowling coach
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) From bowling on South Africa-like fast and bouncy pitches at home, to fighting above-sea level challenges where players struggled to breathe while bowling, it was their mental strength and lack of fear that helped Bangladesh win the U-19 World Cup, says bowling coach Mahmood Ali.
2020-02-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Still get goosebumps thinking about 2011 WC win: Sachin
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) The 2011 World Cup victory still gives Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar the goosebumps as he feels the entire incident just happened "yesterday".
2020-02-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Felt great to be back in the middle after 5 years: Tendulkar
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said that it felt great to be back in the middle of a cricket field when he went out to bat during the Bushfire Cricket Bash.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Maxwell ruled out of SA tour with elbow injury
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been ruled out of the South Africa tour because of an elbow injury.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah a threat every time he comes in to bowl: Williamson
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Feb 11 (IANS) Jasprit Bumrah had a quiet three ODIs against hosts New Zealand going by his lofty standards.
2020-02-11
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
T20 cricket drives growth in associate countries: ICC
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday released the 2019 Associate Member census figures that show a huge leap in the amount of cricket being played around the world. The decision by the ICC Board to award international status to all T20 matches between Members in 2018 and the introduction of global rankings in the format has had a transformative impact across the sport.
2020-02-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Up for challenge at T20 World Cup: NZ captain Sophie Devine
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine has said that like every other team, they will also go into the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup with a goal to play the final at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on March 8 and ultimately win the coveted trophy.
2020-02-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Williamson hails 'outstanding' New Zealand performance
Mount Maunganui, Feb 11 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was all praise for his side who sealed a 3-0 series whitewash over India on Tuesday. The Kiwis beat India by five wickets in the third ODI at Mount Maunganui and condemned India to their first bilateral ODI series whitewash in 31 years.
2020-02-11
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Waqar Hasan, last surviving member of Pak's first Test, passes away
Karachi, Feb 10 (IANS) Waqar Hasan, the last surviving member of Pakistan's first Test side that toured India in 1952, passed away on Monday. He was 87.
2020-02-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Shafali fulfils childhood dream of meeting Tendulkar
Melbourne, Feb 10 (IANS) Teenage sensation Shafali Verma fulfilled her childhood dream of meeting her idol Sachin Tendulkar when she caught up with the Master Blaster in Australia.
2020-02-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
MI junior cricket meet: Arif leads Vashi's Anjuman-I-Islam to win
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Skipper Arif Khan came up with a brilliant all-round performance to guide Anjuman-I-Islam Abdul Azim Khatkhatay, Vashi to a comfortable 57-run win in the Under 14 Boys match of Mumbai Indians Junior cricket tournament at LIC, Cross Maidan on Monday.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
I know I have let you guys down in the past: Warner
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) An emotional Australia batsman David Warner on Monday said he let the country down but had people who stuck with at all times, reflecting back on the Sandpaper Gate that forced him into a 12-month ban.
2020-02-10
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Stoked and grateful to Tendulkar for praise: Labuschagne
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Rising Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne is stoked and grateful to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar for calling him special, saying he was quick to read the Little Master's comments and it hit him hard.
2020-02-10
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Expect many from U-19 WC team to serve Bangladesh cricket: Bashar
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Bangladesh captain and national selector Habibul Bashar is hopeful that quite a few players from the U-19 World Cup winning team will serve the nation for a long time by breaking into the senior squad. Bangladesh, led by the calm and collected Akbar Ali, stunned defending champions India by three wickets (via D/L method) in a thrilling final played on Sunday to win the countrys first global cricket title.
2020-02-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Dream come true, just the beginning: Akbar Ali on U-19 win
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali said it's a dream come true for him and his team and that it is just the beginning for them after they stunned defending champions India by three wickets in a tense U-19 World Cup final here on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Dream come true, just the beginning: Akbar Ali on U-19 win
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali said it's a dream come true for him and his team and that it is just the beginning for them after they stunned defending champions India by three wickets in a tense U-19 World Cup final here on Sunday. It was Bangladesh's maiden World Cup win across all levels.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
U19 WC final: It wasn't our day, says Indian skipper Garg
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) India skipper Priyam Garg termed the three-wicket U-19 World Cup final defeat to Bangladesh as "it not being their day".
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Enjoyed U-19 WC, want to focus on the process now: Jaiswal
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Even as India lost to Bangladesh in a close U-19 World Cup final, Yashasvi Jaiswal stood out once again and was adjudged the man of the tournament.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
U19 WC final: Bangladesh stun India to win maiden U-19 WC
Potchefstroom (South Africa), Feb 9 (IANS) Bangladesh U-19 team rode skipper Akbar Ali's heroic unbeaten knock to stun India and win their maiden World Cup by three wickets via D/L method in a nerve-wrenching final, interrupted by rain towards the end, here on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
England ride Denly fifty to win against South Africa
Johannesburg, Feb 9 (IANS) Joe Denly scored a half century as England beat South Africa by two runs in the third and final match here on Sunday to level the three-match ODI series.
2020-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket