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Rohan Gavaskar wants states to give contracts to domestic cricketers

Mumbai, May 26 | Former India cricketer Rohan Gavaskar on Wednesday demanded that state cricket associations offer annual contracts to their players, like the...

Kohli, Sharma placed 2nd and 3rd in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai, May 26 | India skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma maintained their second and third positions respectively in the International Cricket Council (ICC)...

NZ pacer Jamieson gears up for Dukes ball after snubbing Kohli

Southampton, May 26 | Pace bowler Kyle Jamieson, whose first six Test matches powered New Zealand into World Test Championship (WTC) final against India,...

Kohli displays free-kick skills, coach not surprised

New Delhi, May 26 | Virat Kohli, whose football skills are no secret, displayed his ability to hit perfect free-kicks on social media in...

Decision on IPL’s remaining games on May 29, UAE likely to...

New Delhi, May 26 | Indian cricket board will take a decision on holding remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 matches at special general...

Professional draft finalises squads for Windies domestic cricket

St. John's (Antigua), May 26 | Batsmen Jyd Goolie and Kirstan Kallicharan, who were part of West Indies under-19 World Cup-winning team in 2016,...

Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

Dhaka, May 25 | Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 103 runs under D/L method in the second One-day International to take an unassailable 2-0...

Quetta Gladiators’ Anwar Ali tests positive for Covid-19

Karachi, May 25 | Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Quetta Gladiators fast bowler Anwar Ali has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not be...

Roach ready to fire: West Indies warn South Africa

St John's (Antigua), May 25 | West Indies pace bowler Kemar Roach warmed up for two-match Test series against South Africa -- starting June...

Post-Covid effects taking bigger toll on me: Warrier

New Delhi, May 25 | The after-effects of Covid-19 are more taxing than virus itself, said fast bowler Sandeep Warrier who was one of...

Dravid never asked me to curb my natural game: Shaw

New Delhi, May 25 | Rahul Dravid advised Prithvi Shaw to stick to his natural style of batting, which is aggressive, and not copy...

Shoaib was the fastest bowler I ever faced: Clarke

Sydney, May 25 | Former Australia captain Michael Clarke called Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar the fastest bowler he ever faced. Clarke, who played 115 Tests,...

Pressure to win justifies Kohli’s on-field aggression: Hadlee

Auckland, May 25 | Virat Kohli's on-field aggression is justified as it helps in unsettling opposition, a tactic necessary for India skipper since he...

Pak pacer Shah regrets being lax in following Covid norms

Lahore, May 25 | Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah, who burst into limelight by making his Test debut at 16 two years ago, expressed...

Bumrah vulnerable to injuries due to unorthodox action: Hadlee (lead)

Auckland, May 25 | Jasprit Bumrah is prone and vulnerable to injuries due to his unorthodox bowling action but India fast bowler's technique has...

Jaffer, Bahutule apply for coach’s job with Mumbai team

Mumbai, May 25 | Former India cricketers Wasim Jaffer and Sairaj Bahutule as well as experieneced former first-class cricketer Amol Muzumdar are among applicants...

My heart sank when everyone left: Seifert recalls Covid in IPL

Auckland, May 25 | New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert, who was one of four Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players to test positive for Covid-19,...

India’s performances have kept Test cricket alive: Hadlee

Auckland, May 25 | Cricket needs India due to the revenue it generates and also strides it has made in Test cricket that has...

Naseem Shah ejected from isolation for breaching Covid protocol

Lahore, May 24 | Naseem Shah of Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Quetta Gladiators was on Monday released from isolation here after he breached...

Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL’s Abu Dhabi leg

Lahore, May 24 | Multan Sultans' star all-rounder Shahid Afridi was on Monday ruled out of the Abu Dhabi leg of the Pakistan Super...

Aussie batsman Hodge asks BCCI to ‘locate’ IPL dues

Sydney, May 24 | Former Australia batsman Brad Hodge took to twitter to bring to the Indian cricket board's notice unpaid dues for his...

BCCI says it will donate 2000 oxygen concentrators

New Delhi, May 24 | The Indian cricket board on Monday said it would donate oxygen concentrators to help fight the raging second wave...

Azharuddin reunited with historic bat

New Delhi, May 24 | Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin was reunited with the bat he used to score record three consecutive hundreds in...

Rahul recovering well, can fly with India team to England

New Delhi, May 24 | Batsman KL Rahul is on way to recovery and will most likely travel to England with India team on...

Boult gears up for England & India with week-long warm-up

Auckland, May 24 | New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult, who will open bowling against India in World Test Championship (WTC) final next month,...

IPL’s brand value can suffer if held in England: Panesar

London, May 24 | Indian cricket board will be risking Indian Premier League's (IPL) brand value if it holds remainder of cash-rich tournament in...

Windies camp hit by Covid-19 case ahead of SA series

St Lucia, May 24 | West Indies squad preparing for next month's international series against South Africa was disrupted by Covid-19 after uncapped pace...

Assessing conditions will be key to batting in England: Gill

New Delhi, May 24 | India opener Shubman Gill said assessing ever-changing conditions in England and playing out sessions will be key for him...

India women cricketers need a players’ body: Guha

London, May 24 | Former England woman cricketer Isa Guha wants a players' association for India women cricketers after British newspaper The Telegraph reported...

Miraz 4-fer, Rahim 84 helps B’desh beat SL by 33 runs

Dhaka, May 23 | Mehidy Hasan Miraz's four-wicket haul, coupled with wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim's 84, helped Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs....

Zim cricketer signed up by Puma after heartfelt appeal

Harare, May 23 | Zimbabwe cricketer Ryan Burl's heartfelt appeal for sponsors seems to have borne fruit as he announced on Sunday that he...

Kohli praised me after I took his wicket: Avesh Khan

Mumbai, May 23 | Delhi Capitals pace bowler Avesh Khan has revealed the praise he received from India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper...

Kohli’s ex-girlfriend Izabelle making waves on social media

New Delhi, May 23 | India captain Virat Kohli's ex-girlfriend Izabelle Leite's photos are going viral on Instagram. Kohli, who has been India's Test...

IPL’s gilt-edged status comes back to bite BCCI

By Khurram HabibIndian Premier League (IPL), the super baby and golden goose of the country's cricket board which drew the worlds best cricketers to...

After Covid-19 scare, SL-Bangladesh ODI starts

Dhaka, May 23 | After a lot of uncertainty on whether the opening One-day International (ODI) between Sir Lanka and Bangladesh would go ahead...

Delhi Capitals’ Hetmyer to play for Multan Sultans in PSL

Lahore, May 23 | West Indian batsman Shimron Hetmyer, who plays for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), along with compatriot Johnson...

Saha’s comments on Pant a sign of true professionalism: Salman Butt

Lahore, May 23 | Pakistan cricketer, Salman Butt, has hailed India's wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's comments that Rishabh Pant should be the country's first-choice keeper,...

Hours before ODI vs Bangladesh, two SL cricketers test Covid-positive

Dhaka, May 23 | Hours before the start of the Sri Lankan cricket team's One-day International (ODI) against Bangladesh in Dhaka, three members of...

Jadeja will be the ‘X-factor’ for India in WTC final

London, May 23 | Former England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar feels all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja "will be the X-factor" when India take on the...

CPL 2021: Tallawahs retain Russell, SKNP bring in Bravo

St Kitts & Nevis, May 23 | West Indian all-rounder and Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) mainstay, Andre Russell is among the high-profile retentions by...

Contract issue affecting team ahead of Bangladesh series: SL’s Perera

Dhaka, May 23 | Sri Lanka cricket captain Kusal Perera has said that while his teams priority is to win the three-match One-day International...

‘Playing against India like playing golf against your boss’

Auckland, May 22 | Former New Zealand opener Mark Richardson has likened competing against the Indian cricket team to playing "golf against your boss".The...

India’s first ever Test at a neutral venue could be home...

New Delhi, May 22 | For the first time in 89 years of their Test cricket history, India will play a Test match at...

Cricket West Indies to hold players’ draft on May 25

St. John's (Antigua), May 22 | Cricket West Indies (CWI) will hold Professional Cricketers Draft for the 2021/2022 season on May 25, with nearly...

Haven’t fully recovered from Covid-19: KKR’s Chakravarthy

New Delhi, May 22 | Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin bowler Varun Chakravarthy said he still hasn't recovered completely from Covid-19 and is feeling...

India pacers will have the edge in WTC final against NZ:...

New Delhi, May 22 | India pacers' ability to bowl well even on flat pitches will give them edge in the World Test Championship...

Yuvraj upset at not getting regular chances in Test cricket

New Delhi, May 22 | Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh took a dig at the team management of his time for ignoring him and...

Pacer Krishna recovers, to join India team on May 23

New Delhi, May 22 | Fast bowler M Prasidh Krishna, who is part of India's extended squad for Test matches in England, has recovered...

WTC final against NZ will be India’s first at neutral venue

New Delhi, May 22 | India's World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton will be their first Test at a neutral...

Dhoni taught me how to take responsibility: Chahar

New Delhi, May 22 | Pace bowler Deepak Chahar, who looks certain to tour Sri Lanka with India's white ball squad in the proposed...

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Only India, two others defy housing price rise in 60 countries...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 19 | While most economic indicators deteriorated in 2020, house prices largely defied the pandemic in over 57 of...