Cricket In India

Dhoni blasts ton as Jharkhand vanquish Chhattisgarh

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni blasted a century as Jharkhand defeated Chhattisgarh by 78 runs in a Group D match of the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament here on Sunday. View More..

Tendulkar backs Indian team despite humiliating loss to Australia

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   4:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday backed the Indian team who were beaten by Australia by 333 runs in the first cricket Test of the four-match series at Pune. View More..

Kiwis women beat Australia in first ODI

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   3:10 pm
Auckland, Feb 26 (IANS) Amy Satterthwaite scored an unbeaten century as the New Zealand women's cricket team defeated the Australian team by five wickets in the opening match of the Rose Bowl Series at the Eden Park Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Smith retains top spot in ICC rankings

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   2:50 pm
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia captain Steve Smith has consolidated his position at the top of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following his outstanding batting effort in the opening Test against India. View More..

Dhoni fails to finish as Jharkhand go down to Karnataka

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   1:17 am
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhonis 50-ball 43 and his 81-run partnership with Saurabh Tiwary proved a trifle short as a fighting Jharkhand went down by five runs to Karnataka in a Group D tie of the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket championship here on Saturday. View More..

Indians were a little careless, says Gavaskar after 333-run loss

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   1:16 am
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) After the massive 333-run defeat to Australia within three days of the opening Test here, former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday termed the Indian cricket team's approach as "careless". View More..

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mumbai beat defending champs Gujarat

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   8:18 pm
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Half-centuries by Aditya Tare and Siddhesh Lad coupled with an excellent bowling performance enable Mumbai to defeat defending champions Gujarat by 98 runs in a Group C match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Saturday. View More..

Smith, O'Keefe power Australia to victory (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   6:48 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Inspired by an all-round effort, Australia ended India's 19-match record unbeaten streak after thrashing the hosts by a mammoth 333 runs within three days of the opening Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

India should be unhappy at the manner of losing Test (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   6:28 pm
Sometimes the figures tell it all, and Indias massive loss to Australia in the first of the four-Test series in Pune certainly reveal so. View More..

Harbhajan takes a jibe at Pune track post India's 333-run loss

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   6:28 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who predicted a 4-0 verdict in favour of India in the run-up to the four-match Test rubber against Australia, on Saturday blamed the pitch for the home team's 333-run loss in the opening match at the Maharastra Cricket Association Stadium here. View More..

Smith overwhelmed to end Australia's 13-year wait

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   5:02 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Despite being rated lowly in the run-up to the first cricket Test against India, Australia skipper Steve Smith, whose defiant ton helped the visitors thrash the hosts by 333 runs and end their 19-match unbeaten run, is overwhelmed to register their first win in the sub-continent after a gap of 13 long years. View More..

Loss against Australia a big learning for me, says Kohli

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   5:02 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) After tasting his first loss as full-time India skipper, Virat Kohli on Saturday conceded that the 333-run loss to Australia in the first cricket Test is a big learning for him. View More..

Smith, O'Keefe power Australia to victory (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   4:34 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Inspired by an all-round effort, Australia ended India's 19-match record unbeaten streak after thrashing the hosts by a mammoth 333 runs within three days of the opening Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Scoreboard: India vs Australia first Test

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   3:38 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Scorecard after Australia thrashed India by 333 runs in the first cricket Test here on Saturday: View More..

Australia thrash India by 333 runs to end record winning streak

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   2:54 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Australia ended India's 19-match record unbeaten streak after thrashing the hosts by a mammoth 333 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

First Test: O'Keefe's fifer reduces India to 99/6 at tea

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   2:40 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's second five wicket haul reduced India to 99/6 in their second innings at tea on the third day of the opening cricket Test against Australia at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

1st Test: Smith ton takes Australia to strong position (Lunch Report)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   12:16 pm
Pune, Feb 25 (IANS) Steven Smith led from the front with a century as Australia posted 285 in their second innings at lunch to move to a commanding position on the third day of the first Test against India here on Saturday. View More..

Kumble defends team, calls it a bad day at office

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   10:02 pm
Pune, Feb 24 (IANS) India chief coach Anil Kumble defended his team after the hosts were bowled out for 105 in their first innings, resulting in Australia taking a commanding lead of 298 runs at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test here on Friday. View More..

Smith reassured me, helping me stay calm, says O'Keefe

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   7:32 pm
Pune, Feb 24 (IANS) Buoyed after helping Australia gain a vital 155-run first innings lead, left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe, who got his maiden six-wicket haul in the first cricket Test against India, credited his skipper Steve Smith for helping him stay calm here on Friday. View More..

Smith, O'Keefe put Australia 298 runs ahead of India at stumps (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 24,2017   5:40 pm
Pune, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe's career-best six-wicket haul and skipper Steve Smith's half century helped Australia take a commanding lead of 298 runs as they reached 143/4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day of the opening cricket Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. View More..