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Sreesanth moves Kerala High Court seeking direction to BCCI to grant NOC to play in Scotland

Indian cricketer S Sreesanth on Friday moved the Kerala High Court seeking its direction to the BCCI to grant a no objection certificate (NOC) to participate in Premier league matches of Glenrothes...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 19, 2017 09:02 AM

Virat Kohli retains numero uno spot in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, MS Dhoni secures 12th place

Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained his Numero Uno spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, released on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 18, 2017 05:32 PM

Cricket Australia announces limited overs, T20 squad for India tour

Cricket Australia on Friday announced the squads for their tour of India which will take place September-October. The ODI squad consists of 14 members while the T20I squad has 13 players.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 18, 2017 02:34 PM

Edgbaston Test: Cook, Root's tons put England in commanding position on Day 1

Hosts England were in a commanding position on Day 1 of the Edgbaston Test as opener Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root scored hundreds to dominate the West Indian pace attack in the inaugural...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 18, 2017 11:52 AM

ICC Under 19 World Cup 2018: India to begin campaign against Australia, champions Windies to play hosts New Zealand

Three-time champions India shall lock horns against Australia in their tournament-opener of the 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup scheduled to be held from January 13 to February 3 next year.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 17, 2017 01:07 PM

Hardik Pandya lauds dad's contribution in meteoric cricketing rise by gifting him car

The Baroda lad did not put an end to his surprise spree with his on field heroics but also took his father by surprise gifting him a car. Hardik's elder brother Krunal, who also plays for Mumbai...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 17, 2017 11:11 AM

Pakistan batsman Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer

A Pakistan batsman Zubair Ahmed died after being hit by a bouncer in a domestic match at Mardan. The Pakistan Cricket Board expressed sadness and stressed on the need to wear helmets during games.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 17, 2017 10:50 AM

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli spotted mingling with fans in Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli who successfully led India to a test series win against Sri Lanka, had a special guest on Tuesday. It was none other than Anushka Sharma, who paid a surprise visit to Virat

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 01:51 PM

Virat Kohli and team celebrate Independence Day in Kandy, hoist national flag

After claiming clear shot victory over Sri Lanka in Test series, Team India celebrated Independence Day in Kandy by hoisting national flag. The flag was unfurled by Indian skipper Virat Kohli along...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 16, 2017 10:34 AM

Sri Lanka cricket board approves first Pakistan tour since 2009 attack

Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack against the team brought top international games there to a standstill, officials said.

PTI | Aug 14, 2017 09:52 PM

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli praise Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav as India complete historic 3-0 whitewash in Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli heaped praises on his new-ball bowlers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav after India's massive victory in the third Test at Pallekele over Sri Lanka helped them seal the Test series 3-0.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 14, 2017 05:40 PM

Ind vs SL: Pandya, Ashwin, Shami, Kuldeep lead team to massive innings and 171 runs victory; India seal series 3-0

India displayed exceptional cricket as they defeated Sri Lanka by a huge innings and 171 runs. All-rounder Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav played heroic roles as...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 14, 2017 03:56 PM

Yuvraj Singh's omission from ODI series more to do with fitness, says Saba Karim

Like in life, miracles do happen in sport but Indian cricket's 'fighterman' Yuvraj Singh may not be seen again in a blue jersey, something he had made his own for the better part of the last 17 years....

PTI | Aug 14, 2017 02:33 PM

Team India drops Yuvraj Singh for Sri Lanka ODIs, T20 series; Manish Pandey returns

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced 15-member squad for the ODI and T-20 series against Sri Lanka. Yuvraj Singh, who was struggling for form lately has been dropped from...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 13, 2017 09:04 PM

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Pallekele: Sri Lanka 19/1 at stumps on day two

Kuldeep, who replaced the suspended Ravindra Jadeja in the side, scalped four Lankan batsmen after Mohammed Shami sent back both the openers to help India bundle out the hosts for a paltry 135.

PTI | Aug 13, 2017 07:05 PM