Cricket In India

Australia recall stumper Paine for opening two Ashes Tests

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   10:18 pm
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday raised a few eyebrows by recalling wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Paine after a seven-year absence from Test cricket for the first two Ashes Tests against England in Brisbane and Adelaide. View More..

Ranji Trophy: Nischal, Agrawal hand Karnataka solid start

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   7:04 pm
Kanpur, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka rode on brilliant half-century knocks from batsmen Mayank Agarwal (90) and Dega Nischal (90 not out) to post 327/3 against Uttar Pradesh on Day 1 of the sixth round at the Ranji Trophy. View More..

Sridhar hails Pujara's fighting knock in testing conditions

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   6:28 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) For India fielding coach R. Sridhar, Pujara's unbeaten 47 off 102 balls in testing conditions against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens is one of the finest he has seen from the Test specialist. View More..

Days like these bring the team together: India fielding coach

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   5:32 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) India fielding coach R. Sridhar on Friday said rain-affected days like the first and second days of the ongoing first cricket Test against Sri Lanka bring the team together, especially in such adverse conditions as the team finds itself in at the moment. View More..

We won't be getting too comfortable: Sri Lanka coach Pothas

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   5:18 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka are happy to be in the driver's seat after the second day of the first cricket Test against India here, but coach Nic Pothas said they won't be getting too carried away with three days of play still to go and India being a top side. View More..

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 2 scoreboard

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   4:02 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at stumps on Day-2 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Friday View More..

Pujara wages lone battle as India totter at 74/5 on Day 2 (Roundup)

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   3:26 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Waging a lonely battle, Chesteshwar Pujara was three short of his 16th half century as India were reduced to 74/5 when early lunch was called due to rain and more downpour axed Day Two of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

India-Sri Lanka 1st Test: Day 2's play called off post lunch

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   2:52 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Rain played spoilsport as the second day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka was called-off at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Nehra's field day with India cricketers

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   2:24 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Just-retired left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra was on Friday involved in friendly banter with his Indian teammates playing against Sri Lanka in the first Test on his new-found role as commentator. View More..

India need five-six bowlers to succeed abroad: Nehra

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   2:08 pm
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels India need five-six fast bowlers in their ranks for the upcoming away tours in 2018. View More..

Pujara wages lone battle as India totter at 74/5 at lunch

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   11:44 am
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Chesteshwar Pujara was three short of his 16th half century as India were further reduced to 74/5 at lunch on Day Two of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. View More..

Eden wicket good preparation for South Africa tour: Nehra

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   10:12 am
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels the green top at the Eden Gardens here for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka will help Virat Kohli and the team to prepare for the upcoming South Africa tour starting January 2018. View More..

Kohli bats for use of public transport to fight Delhi smog

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   10:20 pm
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With Delhi reeling under a blanket of smog and toxic smoke over the last couple of weeks, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday urged Delhites to use public transport for atleast once a week to help bring down the pollution levels in the national capital. View More..

Pacer Ishant Sharma released from India Test squad

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   9:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Senior paceman Ishant Sharma was on Thursday released from the India Test squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka, which is currently being played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. View More..

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez banned again for illegal action

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   9:04 pm
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday banned Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez from bowling his off-spinners in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment found his bowling action illegal. View More..

Lakmal's spell one of the best but job half done: Ratnayake

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Even though Sri Lanka fast bowling coach Rumesh Ratnayake on Thursday hailed Suranga Lakmal's majestic spell of swing bowling which brought the Indian top-order to its knees on day one of the first cricket Test here, he threw caution to the wind by saying that the job is only half done. View More..

No extended passage of play made it difficult for batsmen: Bangar

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   6:18 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) India batting coach Sanjay Bangar on Thursday said the stop-start first day of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka, with only 11.5 overs of play possible due to rain, felt like a day-night match and hampered the batsmen's flow. View More..

IPL: Delhi Daredevils director Sekar steps down

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   6:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils team director T.A. Sekar has stepped down from his role in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

Lakmal reduces India to 17/3 on rain-marred Day 1 (Roundup)

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   5:40 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Pacer Suranga Lakmal took three wickets to shave off India's top order and reduce them to 17/3 at stumps on a heavily rain-truncated opening day of the first cricket Test at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. View More..

India vs Sri Lanka: First Test, Day 1 scoreboard

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   5:10 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the end of the opening day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday: View More..