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T20 series: World XI arrives in Lahore amid unprecedented security

A World Eleven side landed in Lahore in the wee hours on Monday for a Twenty20 series against the hosts.

PTI | Sep 11, 2017 04:21 PM

Pakistan vs World Eleven: Faf du Plessis-led international squad arrives in Pakistan amid tight security

In what could be the catalyst to the revival of international cricket in war-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore in the early hours for a Twenty20 series against the hosts.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 11, 2017 02:47 PM

James Anderson replaces Ravindra Jadeja; emerges as World No. 1 Test bowler

James Anderson toppled Ravindra Jadeja to conquer the top ranked bowler's spot in ICC Test cricket rankings. He surpassed the 500-wicket mark and claimed 7 wickets in the second innings of the Lord's...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 10, 2017 10:56 PM

India vs Australia: Indian team for first 3 ODIs announced; Ashwin, Jadeja rested

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian team for first three ODIs against Australia on Sunday. Spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja has been rested.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 10, 2017 02:05 PM

With over 500 Test scalps, James Anderson proves his billing as 'King of Swing'

In the Gentleman’s game cricket, fast bowlers come in all shapes and sizes. While some greats like the ‘Sultan of Swing’ Wasim Akram have been great exponents at swinging the ball, others like...

Gautam Lalotra | Sep 10, 2017 01:21 PM

GST rollout: BCCI pays Rs 44 lakh in taxes in July

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday said it has paid in excess of Rs 44 lakh in taxes in July post the central government rolling out the good and services tax (GST).

News Nation Bureau | Sep 09, 2017 05:41 PM

Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur promoted as Officer on Special Duty in Western Railways

Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur who played an integral part in spearheading India to the finals of the ICC Women's World Cup, has been promoted as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Western Railway.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 09, 2017 02:58 PM

Ranji Trophy: North Eastern states likely to have one combined team in 2018-19 season

One combined affiliated team from the six North Eastern states of Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh is likely to feature in the BCCI's domestic Ranji Trophy from...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 09, 2017 12:55 PM

James Anderson becomes first English bowler to scalp 500 wickets in Test cricket

England seamer James Anderson became only the sixth bowler in Test history to scalp 500 Test wickets. Anderson got to the milestone on Day 2 of the third Test between England and West Indies at...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 10:34 PM

BCCI names Board President XI squad for Australia warm-up game, Gurkeerat Mann to lead

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the 14-member Indian squad for the warm-up game against Australia on September 12 to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 05:28 PM

BCCI announces fixtures, venues for homes series against Australia, New Zealand

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the fixtures and venues for Australia's upcoming tour of India. The Indians shall commence with their home leg of the 2017-18 season with the...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 10:42 AM

Indian cricketer Mithali Raj slammed by social media 'sanskari' brigade for her picture

Mithali Raj recently posted a 'post-shoot selfie' on Twitter. She had to face the fury of people who not only body-shamed her but even called her names.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 09:38 AM

Nathan Lyon casts web around Bangladesh in Chittagong Test, spins Australia to series leveling win

Off spinner Nathan Lyon cast a web around the Bangladesh batsmen to spin Australia to a series-leveling win over the hosts with a 13 wicket match-haul in the second and final Test.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 07, 2017 06:52 PM

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli's 82, Manish Pandey's unbeaten half-century guide India to sweep Sri Lanka across formats

India outplayed Sri Lanka by 7 wickets as Virat Kohli and Manish Pandey's fluent half-centuries were a treat to watch for the cricket fans. Kohli's 82 and Pandey's 51 not out were studded with various...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 11:45 PM

IND vs SL T20: Virat Kohli's 82 scripts India's 7 wicket victory over Sri Lanka

India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the lone T20I at R.Premadasa stadium, Colombo. Virat Kohli and Manish Pandey played brilliantly to anchor Indian victory over the hapless Lankans.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 11:09 PM