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Indian U-17 cricketer dies in Sri Lanka after drowning in swimming pool

A member of India's Under 17 cricket team drowned in a swimming pool and died on Tuesday. The Gujarat-based 12-year-old cricketer was in the Island nation with the team to participate in a tournament.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 07:04 PM

India vs Sri Lanka T20, Match Preview: Hosts look to salvage pride post drubbing in ODIs

India shall be taking on Sri Lanka in the one off T20 at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday. The match is scheduled to commence at 7 PM IST.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 05:58 PM

Subramanian Swamy challenges IPL media rights given to Star TV in SC, alleges favouritism

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy‏ has challenged manual auction of IPL Media Rights for TV and digital given to Star conglomerate in Supreme Court.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 04:55 PM

India to play 5 Tests, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is against England in 2018

Indian cricket team who shall play most of their cricket overseas in 2018 shall take on England in a five-Test series with the first Test starting at Edgbaston on August 1.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 05, 2017 04:57 PM

Gautam Gambhir to fund education of Zohra, daughter of martyred JK Cop

Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has always led the way when it comes to supporting the cause of the family members of Indian security forces and personnel.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 05, 2017 03:19 PM

Star India's record 16,347 cr bid makes IPL costlier than India's matches

Star India on Monday won Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights for a whopping 16,347.50 crore for the next five years.

PTI | Sep 04, 2017 11:34 PM

ICC rankings: Kohli on top, Bumrah jumps to 4th place in ODI

Virat Kohli has kept his stranglehold on the top spot in the ICC ODI batsman rankings and has also equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of highest rating points pocketed by an Indian.

PTI | Sep 04, 2017 05:08 PM

India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI win: Centurion Virat Kohli inflicts 5-0 whitewash in series

Virat Kohli displayed utmost ruthlessness in both captaincy and batsmanship as India became the first visiting country to inflict a 5-0 ‘Whitewash’ on Sri Lanka with a thumping six-wicket victory...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 04, 2017 08:19 AM

Virat Kohli notches up 30th ODI ton against Sri Lanka, equals Ricky Ponting’s record

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday notched his 30th ton in the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka. By doing this, he has equalled Ricky Ponting’s record of 30 centuries who also happens to be second to...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 03, 2017 11:35 PM

India vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI LIVE: Centurion Kohli trounces islanders to register 5-0 series win

India and Sri Lanka are facing each other in the last match of the ODI series in Colombo on Sunday. India have already won the series and will look to clinch the historic 5-0 clean sweep.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 03, 2017 10:17 PM

Top companies to vie for various rights at Indian Premier League media rights auction

Top companies from across the globe is set to vie for various rights when the IPL media rights auction gets underway in Mumbai Monday even as IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla rescued himself from the event.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 03, 2017 07:29 PM

Shikhar Dhawan leaves for India to attend ailing mother; no replacement announced

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is set to return to India from Sri Lanka on Sunday, September 3 in order to attend his ailing mother, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s statement said.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 03, 2017 11:54 AM

With 29 ODI tons Virat Kohli cements his place as one of greatest century makers

A lot has been talked about Virat Kohli's spectacular ability to chase down herculean totals in big games under pressure. He has lived up to his billing as a 'Master of Chases' for sure but if we look...

Gautam Lalotra | Sep 02, 2017 02:46 PM

Ravi Shastri: MS Dhoni is best wicket-keeper in the country; he is far from finished

MS Dhoni has been in top form in the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka, having scored unbeaten 45, 67 and 49 in his last three innings including the one he played in his 300th ODI on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 01, 2017 08:28 PM

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma's brilliant centuries help India script 168 run victory over Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma produced sublime centuries as India dented Sri Lanka’s chances of a direct World Cup qualification with a thumping 168-run victory in the fourth ODI.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 01, 2017 07:07 AM