• Mohit Sharma replaces Ishant Sharma in India’s World Cup Squad

    The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has approved Mohit Sharma as a replacement player for Ishant Sharma in India’s squad for the tournament, which starts on 14 February. Ishant is suffering from a knee injury he sustained during the Boxing Day Test against Australia. The […]

  • MS Dhoni blessed with baby girl

    India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a father now, after his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni gave birth to a baby girl. Dhoni, meanwhile, has given national duty the priority as he is still with Team India, which is preparing for the World Cup in Australia. “I have been blessed with a daughter,” Dhoni said. “Mom […]

  • Ranchi Rays clinch thrilling draw in maiden HIL home encounter

    Ranchi Rays, playing their first game at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium, clinched a thrilling 2-2 draw over Delhi Waveriders in their maiden home-game of the Hockey India League. The hosts showed a lot of grit and determination and made a dramatic turnaround in the contest, after trailing 2-0 in the first two quarters. Nick Budgeon […]

  • Barry Middleton brace steers Ranchi Rays to their first win in Hockey India League

    England international Barry Middleton turned out to be the hero for the Ranchi Rays as the league debutants managed to clinch their maiden win of the Hockey India League, beating Dabang Mumbai 2-1 at almost full-capacity Mahindra Hockey Stadium. Middleton might have turned out to be the star performer but it was a team effort […]

  • Ashley Jackson scores a brace in Ranchi Rays’ opening HIL fixture

    England international and skipper, Ashley Jackson led from the front and scored a brace for the Ranchi Rays in their opening fixture of the Hockey India League at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubneshwar against Kalinga Lancers. The result, however, didn’t go as per the visiting team’s likings as they went down 6-3 in an exciting opening […]

  • It’s an honour and pride to represent India: MS Dhoni

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni has bid adieu Test cricket a fortnight ago, but the India limited-overs skipper is ready to lead India in the tri-series and the forthcoming World Cup, starting February 14. MS Dhoni, who looked refreshed after a little break he got post third Test, in his first media interaction after retirement from Test cricket […]

  • Faf du Plessis becomes first Proteas to hit centuries in all three formats

    The second T20I against West Indies might not went as per Faf du Plessis liking but the South Africa T20 skipper end up joining elite list in the international cricket, with maiden century in the shortest format of the game. Du Plessis led from the front and made a scorching 46-ball hundred to propel the […]

  • India draws fourth Test against Australia at SCG

    India pull-off a nerve-wracking draw over Australia in the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Chasing 349, after Australia declared their innings on the overnight total of 251/6, Vijay led India’s reply. The batsman, whose name is fast becoming synonymous with patience, held his nerve through tricky passages of time and anchored the innings […]

  • Virat Kohli praises KL Rahul fighting hundred in Sydney Test

    KL Rahul didn’t make best of starts in his Test career but the Karnataka batsman scored a fighting hundred at the Sydney Cricket Ground and played a crucial role in lifting India close to Australia’s first innings total. India skipper Virat Kohli praised Rahul after the Sydney Test and was happy the way youngster showed […]

  • KL Rahul becomes Twitter sensation following maiden ton

    KL Rahul scored a fighting hundred against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground and helped India in reaching a strong position on Day 3 of the fourth Test. Rahul, who was playing his second game in whites, negotiated the likes the Ryan Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon to stitch crucial partnerships with […]