Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni retires from Test cricket, Mahindra Dhoni Career till now

Skipper Dhoni retires from Test cricket

Melbourne/Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday decided to quit Test cricket with immediate effect, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement. Virat Kohli has been named captain for the fourth and final Test. Test cricket Records Test centuries: Test centuries # Runs Match Against Stadium City/Country […]

Tea Report: India strike twice to restrict Australia to 174 for three

Tea Report: India strike twice to restrict Australia to 174 for three

Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India hit back with two strikes in the post lunch session to reduce Australia to 174 for three at tea on day one of the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday.Australian skipper Steven Smith was unbeaten on 23 while Shaun Marsh (batting 32) was giving him company in […]

India lost two Tests they should not have

India lost two Tests they should not have

Another Test is behind India, leaving a lot of ifs and buts. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is right it doesn’t matter how close you were to winning – what matters is the end result. India were beaten by four wickets to go down 0-2 in the four-match series. Looking at the Australia’s scorecard in the […]

India vs Aus Day one : Vijay’s 144 takes India to 311/4

Tea Scoreboard: India vs Australia, Day Two

Brisbane, Dec 17 (IANS) Opener Murali Vijay’s (144) fifth century lifted India to 311 for four at the end of the first day’s play in the second Test against Australia at the Gabba here Wednesday.The 30-year-old Vijay continued his good run with the bat and forged a 124-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane (not out 75) for […]

Vijay battles on as India lose Pujara, Kohli (Tea Report)

Vijay battles on as India lose Pujara, Kohli (Tea Report)

Brisbane, Dec 17 (IANS) Opener Murali Vijay (batting 73) continued to impress but India suffered a few setbacks to reach 151 for three at tea on day one of the second Test against Australia at the Gabba here Wednesday.The loss of Cheteshwar Pujara (18) and double-innings centurion from the previous match Virat Kohli (19) put India […]

BCCI rule allowing conflict of interest under SC scanner

BCCI rule allowing conflict of interest under SC scanner

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court will examine the BCCI rule that was amended in 2008 allowing its office bearers to hold commercial interests and team franchises in the IPL and Champions League Twenty20 tournaments which was prohibited earlier to curb conflict of interest in the sporting body.The apex court bench of Justice T.S. […]

Yuvraj, Pietersen released by their IPL teams

Yuvraj, Pietersen released by their IPL teams

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) while Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen was released along with Dinesh Karthick, Ross Taylor and Murali Vijay, according to media reports.The Vijay Mallya-owned RCB had paid the 33-year-old all-rounder Rs.14 crore, […]

City a very difficult team: Barcelona coach Enrique

City a very difficult team: Barcelona coach Enrique

Geneva, Dec 16 (IANS) In a repeat of last season’s Champions League round of 16 clash, won by Barcelona, the La Liga giants will take on England’s Manchester City again, in a “very difficult tie”, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique. Barcelona got the better of City in last season’s Champions League round of 16, winning […]

Hockey Champions Trophy: India finish fourth, Germany lift Champions Trophy

Germany lift Champions Trophy

Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) An inconsistent India missed out on a podium finish going down 1-2 to Australia in the bronze medal match of the Hockey Champions Trophy while a young German team lifted the coveted title for the 10th time, beating Pakistan 2-0 in the final at a packed Kalinga Stadium here Sunday. India […]