Kohli Test Ranking

Kohli remains second in Test rankings

Virat Kohli remained in second spot behind Steve Smith while Alastair Cook jumped nine places to be eighth in the latest ICC Test rankings after his unbeaten double century in the ongoing Ashes. A magnificent double century by Cook has helped him to finish the year inside the top 10 batsmen in Test rankings, which […]

Ranji Trophy

Vidarbha close in on Ranji title after Wadkar’s maiden ton

Vidarbha today inched closer to a maiden Ranji Trophy title by grabbing a commanding 233-run lead against a Delhi side that looked defeated for better part of the day, as little-known Akshay Wadkar chose first-class crickets biggest stage to compile his maiden century. Playing in his fifth match of first season, wicketkeeper Wadkar rose to […]

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Bowling with Kookaburra will be a challenge: Bhuvi

The extra bounce will be a welcome change but bowling with the red Kookaburra ball “will be a challenge” in the three-match Test series against South Africa, reckons India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar. After a two-shift opening practice session on Saturday, the Indian team practised indoors on Sunday due to wet and windy conditions at the […]

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IPL auction forces BCCI to reschedule domestic events

The BCCI has revised the dates of T20 Zonal League and Syed Mushtaq Ali Knock-out with an aim to give domestic players a chance to showcase their mettle before the IPL players auction scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28. “In view of the IPL player auction which is scheduled from […]

IPL

IPL auction on Jan 27, 28 in Bengaluru

The mega auctions of the Indian Premier Leagues 11th edition will be held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28. The news was confirmed by a senior BCCI official. “Since most of the capped players will be back in auction, it will be a mega auction that will be held in Bengaluru on January 27 […]

Ranji Trophy

Vidarbha set Karnataka a target of 198 runs

Vidarbha set Karnataka a target of 198 runs on the fourth day of the Ranji Trophy semifinal on Wednesday. A gutsy 55 from Aditya Sarwate and his two crucial partnerships – first a 38-run with Umesh Yadav (13) and then a last-wicket stand of 30 with Rajneesh Grubani (30) – steered Vidarbha to a decent […]

Rohit Sharma

ICC ODI Rankings: Rohit Sharma climbs to 5th spot

After a stellar show in the ODI series against Sri Lanka, Team India opener Rohit Sharma climbed to the fifth spot in the ICC ODI Player Rankings released on Monday. The opener gained two spots and for the first time crossed the 800-point mark. Rohit also ended the 3-match series as the top run-getter with […]

ISL

ISL: In-form Bengaluru look to continue good run

Back after an encouraging win over the dangerous-looking FC Pune City, Bengaluru FC will look to continue their fine run in the Indian Super League when they host Chennaiyin FC on Sunday. Though new to this league, the Albert Roca-coached side has dished out fluid performances that have powered them to the top spot on […]

Boxer

Issued quick passport, boxer delivers on Swaraj’s medal demand

No less than the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had demanded a medal from her and Indian junior boxer Jhalak Tomar delivered on it, claiming a silver at the Valeria Demyanova Memorial International Tournament in Ukraine. The 15-year-old, who competes in the 54kg category, was among the seven medallists, four of them gold, at the […]

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Smith’s epic ends as Australia stretch lead to 240

England finally found a way to remove Australian captain Steve Smith on the fourth day of the third Ashes Test in Perth on Sunday. Smith was one of three Australian wickets to fall in quick succession before lunch in a marked reversal of Englands fortunes from their horrendous third day. However, it did not stop […]

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