CRICKET WORLD CUP
Rohit Sharma wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award, Kohli gets 'Spirit of Cricket' accolade
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the 'Spirit of Cricket' award for stopping fans from booing Australia's Steve Smith during their World Cup match at the Oval, the ICC said in a statement.
Simon Taufel cheated death in 2009 during a Lahore visit
Taufel admits that the trauma inflicted by the incident still lurks in his subconsci...
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Pressure on Shikhar Dhawan as race to seal the opener’s slot heats up
The left-hander's strike rate in the short...
Dale Steyn says in talks for international comeback
Dale Steyn, who retired from Test cricket last year, has been battling to keep his career alive in the other two formats despite being hampered by a recurring shoulder injury. The 36-year-old is currently playing in the BBL. He picked the career-threatening shoulder injury in 2016 and appeared in just eight Tests, nine ODIs and two T20 Internationals since.
Cricket: KL Rahul rises like a phoenix
Sent home from Australia after the chat show controversy at the beginning of the year, Rahul ends 2019 on a strong note. With Rahul, India also have a wicket-keeping option in the T20 format. He has kept wickets at the domestic level and does so with reasonable success at the IPL. “He is definitely an option,” said India coach Ravi Shastri.
Rohit Sharma becomes leading run-scorer in ODIs in 2019
He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing second ODI of the three-match series here at Vishakapatnam. Sharma went on to register his seventh century in this calendar year and as a result, he surpassed Virat Kohli to achieve the feat. The 32-year-old Sharma so far has 1382 runs in the ODI format in 2019 while Kohli has 1292 runs to his credit.
Cricket: Team India needs a new approach in T20s
In T20s, India need players who can bat around Viratt Kohli and Rohit Sharma and play with more freedom. India won the first T20I despite hitting fewer boundaries than the West Indies, but just like Kohli’s special knock, that was an exception, not the rule. Which is why the West Indies might go into the decider in Mumbai as the slight favourites.
World Cup is long way, need to focus on winning series: Rohit Sharma
Vice-Captain of Indian cricket team Rohit Sharma addressed media ahead of 3nd T20 match against West Indies. The match will be played on Dec...
The special number: This die-hard MSD fan is on a mission to get '183' autographs from his idol
For Pranav Jain, '183' has always been a special number.
2019 year of Gen Z: Majority youngsters swipe right on Tinder to find love, look for soulmates who enjoy travel & tea
The 2019 survey showed how Gen Z meets new people in India.
ICC announces extension of its partnership with OPPO till September 2023
ICC announced the extension of its partnership with smartphone makers OPPO for another four years till Sep 2023. OPPO will continue to remain the official mobile handset and headset partner of ICC and all associated ICC events including the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 in South Africa and both men's and women's T20 World Cups in Australia next year.
ICC condoles Bob Willis's demise, remembers former skipper as one of the biggest heroes
The former England captain passed away at 70 after battling prolonged illness in England.
Rohit Sharma hits the ball out of park with 22 brands
Cricketer Rohit Sharma’s brand value shot up after this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in England where he scored five centuries to emerge the highest run scorer of the tournament, and now he trails only Indian captain Virat Kohli and former skipper MS Dhoni among cricket celebrities.
Pink ball will bring the crowds back: Dravid
In conversation at the National University of Singapore, Dravid was all for the pink ball Test. He said Pujara and Rahane practised with the pink ball at the NCA a week ago to figure out how it behaves at twilight.
Test performance bolsters Mayank’s ODI chances
Some believe Mayank Agarwal could be an option in the December ODI series against West Indies if Rohit Sharma takes a break. Another factor that could go in Agarwal's favour is Shikhar Dhawan's bad patch and the need to have another back-up. Many feel that Agarwal could be seen as a long-term option keeping in mind the 2023 ODI World Cup in India.
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