Chris Morris, Hardik Pandya reprimanded for heated exchange during IPL clash

Abu Dhabi: Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Chris Morris and his Mumbai Indians counterpart Hardik Pandya have been reprimanded for a verbal altercation during their teams IPL clash here.

Should’ve waited before declaring KL Rahul Vice Capt: Dasgupta on Oz squad

Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma is a prominent omission in the Indian squad for Australia tour where visitors are scheduled to play four Tests, three ODIs, and three T20Is starting December 3.

As India squad drops Rohit, Gavaskar talks about fitness transparency

The dropping of Rohit Sharma from India squad for the upcoming Australia tour and the player being seen at the practice nets of Mumbai Indians on the same day has led former captain Sunil Gavaskar demanding more transparency on his injury status.

Inspired by Dhoni, Australia batswoman Grace Harris wants to be a finisher

Sydney: Australian batswoman Grac...

Kapil Dev is OK now, discharged from hospital, tweets Chetan Sharma

Newdelhi: India's first World Cup winning-captain Kapil Dev was on Sunday discharged from a city hospital, two days after undergoing angioplasty following a heart attack. The 61-year-old complained of chest pain on Thursday following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institutes emergency department. He is doing fine now. "Mr. Kapil Dev got dis...

Didn’t play to our potential this season: Dhoni after CSK’s loss

Sharjah: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted his side failed to perform to its potential from the second game onwards as they suffered an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians in a lop-sided IPL match here.

Kapil Dev undergoes angioplasty after mild heart attack, stable

New Delhi: The captain of the 1983 cricket world cup-winning team and former India all-rounder Kapil Dev underwent an angioplasty at a hospital in New Delhi after suffering a mild hear attack. He is recovering and his condition is stable, hospital officials said.  The 61-year-old Dev was rushed to the Escorts Hospital after he complained of uneasiness on Thursday night.

Super Over may stop being super if it happens at regular frequency

IPL 2020, already electrifying, sent a cricket-mad, cricket-starved country into a frenzy last weekend. There were two cracking matches on Saturday; as it turned out, they were the appetizer before the main course on Super Sunday. For the first time in T20 history, a second Super Over was required to settle the stalemate between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2020: Empty stadiums in UAE come alive, thanks to Mumbai’s ‘sound bank’

IPL 2020 matches in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are being played in front of empty stadiums, but viewers on TV get to hear sounds of fans cheering their favourite cricketers. How is it happening? Star TV has explained about its “sound bank”. This year’s IPL is a different experience for cricketers and fans. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, players...


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City of Joy turns pink as India-Bangladesh clash in maiden Day/Night Test

Chennai/Kolkata: India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the unexplored terrain of Day/Night pink ball Test match in Eden Gardens, Kolkata starting November 22. Watch the video to know how Kohli & Co. are planning to change the experiment into victory.

Kohli@31: Cricket, career, memories

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PV Sindhu denies allegations of rift with family, coach Gopichand

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu on Tuesday (October 20) rejected allegations claiming she had quit the national camp and travelled to London due to "tensions in her family".

IPL 2020: Tied super over explained; here’s why Bumrah didn’t bowl again

It was a historic day in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday night (October 18) when the tournament witnessed two Super Overs to decide a single match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Also read: Why is this losing habit with Kings XI Punjab? In a thrilling contest, Kings XI Punjab edged four-time champions Mumbai Indians in t...

Kohli is more than just a player and a captain. He is RCB

In March 2008, Virat Kohli's squad won the Under-19 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, defeating South Africa in a low-scoring final. Their 16-man squad's reward – selection to the eight original Indian Premier League franchises through an American-style draft system.

IPL 2020: Karthik quits as KKR captain, in-form Morgan to lead team

Dinesh Karthik quit as the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders in the middle of IPL on Friday to hand over the reigns of captaincy to England's limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan, the franchise announced on their website on Friday.

KXIP finally find a way to win after Gayle-Rahul’s six-hitting competition

Sharjah: K L Rahul played a captain's knock and Chris Gayle fired in his first game since January as Kings XI Punjab finally ended their five-match losing streak with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match in Sharjah on Thursday.

Delhi Capitals’ brilliant bowling trumps Rajasthan Royals

Dubai: Flavour of the season Rahul Tewatia did not prove to be third time lucky in what turned out to be an incredible death overs performance by the Delhi Capitals pace attack in their 13-run victory in an IPL game on Wednesday.

Chennai Super Kings pull off much-needed win, beat SRH by 20 runs

Dubai: A desperate Chennai Super Kings dished out an all-round performance to earn a much-needed win as they stay afloat in the race for the IPL Play-offs with a 20-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad, here on Tuesday.

De Villiers, Chahal-Sundar duo hand RCB massive win against KKR

Sharjah: A clinical bowling display, led by spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar, after AB de Villiers batting pyrotechnics helped Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by a massive 82 runs in a lopsided IPL match on Monday.

Nadal’s 13th Roland Garros and dominance of Big Three in Tennis

Legendry Spaniard Rafael Nadal won his 13th title at the French Open on Monday to equal the record of most grand slams (20 titles) with Roger Federer. He defeated Serbian player Novak Djokovic in a straight three sets (6-0, 6-2, 7-5).

Tewatia, Parag snap Rajasthan Royals’ four-match losing streak

Dubai: Rahul Tewatia's uncanny ability to win tricky games rescued Rajasthan Royals yet again as they eked out a five-wicket victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad to snap their four-match losing streak in the IPL, here on Sunday.

Kohli’s RCB troop slays Chennai Super Kings in a lopsided affair

Dubai: Virat Kohli's epic skill level complemented by peak fitness proved to be too good for Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings which slumped to its fifth defeat by 37 runs in an Indian Premier League campaign already gone awry.

IPL 2020: Bairstow, Rashid star in SRH’s 69-run win over KXIP

Dubai: Jonny Bairstow shone with the bat with a 97-run knock before star leg-spinner Rashid Khan snared three wickets in an impressive bowling display to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad to a comfortable 69-run win over Kings XI Punjab in an IPL match here on Thursday (October 8). Bairstow and captain David Warner (52) took the opposition bowlers to the clean...

IPL 2020: Suryakumar, Bumrah fire Mumbai Indians to third straight win

Abu Dhabi: Suryakumar Yadav smashed his highest score in the tournament as Mumbai Indians put up a clinical performance against a pedestrian Rajasthan Royals outfit for their third successive win in the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday (October 6). Yadav hammered an unbeaten 79 off 47 balls to fire Mumbai Indians to an imposing 193 for four after Rohi...

Game of wits: Ashwin stands his ground, so does Ponting

R Ashwin, a vocal advocate of running batsmen out at the non-striker’s end if they sought to take unfair advantage by leaving the crease before the bowler had got into delivery mode, had just let Aaron Finch off with a glare.

Watson, Faf infuse life into CSK’s IPL campaign with 10-wicket win over KXIP

Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis conjured up commanding unbeaten half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings demolished Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets to snap their string of losses in the IPL here on Sunday (October 5). CSK relished a much-needed victory after three defeats in a row, overhauling a 179-run target with remarkable ease. Watson (83 not out) a...

Assured but not arrogant: IPL’s young league makes their presence felt  

The inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), in 2008, was held within months of Virat Kohli’s side lifting the Under-19 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur. Several members of that squad, picked by the eight franchises through a draft, featured in various playing elevens with only reasonable success.

A bowler from a small Salem village is making IPL headlines with yorkers

Chennai: A few years ago, a young man in his early twenties was seen troubling batsmen at the crease with a yellow-coloured tennis ball at a ground in Chinnappampatti village in Salem district.Now, in his late 20s, he is troubling established international cricket players in the on-going Indian Premier League (IPL) at the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Young Indian batsmen shine in SRH win, Dhoni fails to finish game for CSK again

There was no end to Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Chennai Super Kings' woes as the former India captain yet again struggled to take his side past the finish line, falling short by seven runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match, here on Friday (October 2). CSK controlled the first innings for a large part before youngsters Priyam Garg (51 ...

Nicholas Pooran’s spectacular catch reminds fans of Jonty Rhodes’ run-out...

An airborne Jonty Rhodes, his body parallel to the ground, his outstretched right hand clutching the ball, homing in on the stumps is cricket’s most iconic ‘fielding image’. Spectacularly captured by The Hindu's VV Krishnan during the 1992 World Cup, the South African’s magical run out of Inzamam-ul-Haq triggered a paradigm shift in the manner in which fielding began to be viewed within the cricketing landscape.

Rohit’s class, Pollard and Hardik’s power give MI 48-run win

Abu Dhabi: Rohit Sharma's elegance mingled with the belligerence of his two six-hitting lieutenants as Mumbai Indians humbled Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs in an IPL match here on Thursday.