Cricket

Parthiv Patel’s sparkling ton leads Gujarat to maiden Ranji Trophy title

Indore [India], Jan.14 : Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel struck a scorching century as Gujarat clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title with a comfortable five-wicket win over Mumbai on the last day of the final match here at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

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MSK Prasad quashes reports about Dhoni being asked to step down as captain

Mumbai [India], Jan. 9 : MSK Prasad, chairman of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) senior selection panel, on Monday rubbished reports stating that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was asked to give up captaincy in the limited over format,

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Leading India in World Cup would be my life’s biggest achievement: Kohli

New Delhi [India], Jan. 8 : Swashbuckling Indian batsman Virat Kohli, who has been recently appointed as the ODI and T20 skipper, has insisted that the biggest achievement of his life would be to lead the country in a World

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Following series whitewash against Australia, Pakistan drop to fifth spot in ICC Test ranking

Dubai [UAE], Jan. 7 : Following the 3-0 whitewash against Australia which culminated with a 220-run defeat in Sydney on Saturday, Pakistan has slipped two places to fifth position in the latest ICC Test Team Ranking. The Misbah-ul-Haq-led side lost

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After crushing Pakistan, Smith warns side for ‘extremely difficult’ India Tour

Sydney[Australia], Jan. 7 : After thrashing Pakistan in the three-match Test series, Australian skipper Steve Smith has now shifted his focus on the much anticipated India tour, saying it’s going to be “extremely difficult” one and his team would have

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No ego problem in Indian team, Kohli can learn a lot from Dhoni: Syed Kirmani

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], Jan. 6: Former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani on Friday said the change of guard in the Indian cricket team, as Virat Kohli takes over the captaincy in limited overs format after Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as skipper,

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Virat Kohli takes over as India’s limited-overs captain

Virat Kohli has taken over from Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India’s limited-overs captain, becoming his country’s skipper in all three formats of the game, the Board of Control for Cricket in India said on Friday. Kohli’s first assignment as captain

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It’s a day to celebrate MSD’s successful captaincy, respect his decision: Tendulkar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 5 : Calling all to respect M.S. Dhoni’s decision to step down as the captain of the Indian cricket team, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar congratulated the former skipper on a glorious career that lead the team

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni steps down as captain of India’s ODI

Mumbai [India], Jan.4 :In a shocking move, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as the captain of the Indian cricket team, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed. “Dhoni has informed the BCCI, that he wishes to

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David Warner: Australian batsman achieves rare Test feat with rapid century

David Warner became only the fifth batsman to hit a century before lunch on the opening day of a Test match as Australia dominated against Pakistan. The 30-year-old reached three figures off 78 balls as the hosts took control of

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Samit Gohel unbeaten 359: highest-ever unbeaten score by any opener

Gujarat batsman Samit Gohel created history in the ongoing Ranji Trophy by scoring 359 runs in the quarter-final clash against Odisha. It saw him become the opener with the highest unbeaten score in first-class cricket. The previous record was held

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Ravichandran Ashwin is ICC player of year, Alastair Cook captains team of 2016

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the International Cricket Council’s world player of the year. The 30-year-old is the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy and is also ICC Test cricketer of the year. Alastair Cook

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Jadeja engineers India’s 4-0 rout of England

England’s miserable tour of India ended on an inglorious note as a final-day batting collapse in Chennai saw the tourists beaten by an innings and 75 runs to increase the pressure on skipper Alastair Cook. With the series already beyond

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Kerala Batsman Karun Nair became the second Indian batsman to score a triple hundred in Test cricket

Karun Nair became the second Indian batsman after Virender Sehwag to score a triple hundred in Test cricket. The fourth day of the fifth Test against England in Chennai turned out to be a memorable one for Nair, as he

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Sachin behind Kohli’s success

revealed Monday that sage advice from India great Sachin Tendulkar after a disastrous tour of England two years ago helped turn him into world cricket’s top batsman. Kohli flopped during India’s 3-1 series defeat in England in the summer of

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