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Tuesday, 18 December 2018

IPL Auction: Gambhir surprised as Yuvraj goes unsold

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir was amazed as veteran Yuvraj Singh went unsold in the first round of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday, but believed the swashbuckling left-hander will surely be picked in the next round.

IPL Auction: Sam Curran becomes most expensive overseas player

English left-arm quick Sam Curran emerged the costliest overseas buy after being snapped up by the Kings XI Punjab for a whopping Rs 7.2 crore at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here on Tuesday.

Australia defeat India in second Test

Australia defeated India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-match series at 1-1 here on Tuesday.

It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl: Virat Kohli

Despite being on the receiving end in the second Test against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli has praised the effort of his bowlers and hopes they carry the momentum to the next games as well.

Dhoni to endorse luxury sports watch brand in India

Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed the India ambassador of Italian luxury sports watchmaker Panerai.

Lazio's winless streak continues with 1-0 loss to Atalanta

 Lazio are without a victory in their last five matches after losing 1-0 to Atalanta in a Serie A contest where the video assistant referee (VAR) played a decisive role.

IPL: MI appoint Zaheer Khan as Director of Cricket Operations

The Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) on Tuesday inducted former left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan as Director of Cricket Operations.

IPL Auction: Delhi Capitals buy Axar Patel for five crore

India discard Axar Patel was on Tuesday bought for a whopping Rs five crore by Delhi Capitals while veteran Yuvraj Singh remained unsold from among the first set of players who went under the hammer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here.

Manchester United sack coach Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been sacked as the manager of English Premier League team Manchester United, the club announced on Tuesday.

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Pitches did not break up as much as expected: Steve Smith

Sydney: Australia skipper Steven Smith on Saturday said that the pitches did not "break up quite as much as expected" during the four-match cricket Test series against India and it hampered the home side's chances of winning by a bigger margin.

I hate losing, says India Test captain Virat Kohli

He "hates" defeats but Indian captain Virat Kohli today said he was not too disappointed by the Test series loss to Australia as his team put up a tough fight, displaying "intent and character" all through.

Moin Khan says Pak needs to play `fearless` and `sensible` cricket to thrive in WC

Chairman of the Pakistan's national selection committee Moin Khan has said that Pakistan would have to play a fearless but sensible cricket in order to thrive in the upcoming World Cup.

India hold on, draw final Test against Australia

India survived a scare in the final session of day five to draw the fourth and final Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Saturday.

England players jealous of me: Pietersen

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has once again criticised his former international colleagues, suggesting he was the victim of professional jealousy.

Virat Kohli: We gave Australia a tough fight

Despite losing the series 0-2 to Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli said the team performed well and gave a tough fight to the hosts in all the four Tests.

Chris Gayle returns to inspire West Indies to victory

Explosive opener Chris Gayle announced his return to international cricket after nearly five months with a stunning half-century, but the West Indies made a meal of their target before stumbling past South Africa by four wickets in the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series here.

West Indies board to speak soon on task force report

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will for the first time speak on the report submitted by the task force that was commissioned to investigate the controversial abandoned India tour last year.
In a release, the WICB said it had now studied the report in its entirety and would make "a specific announcement relating to the way forward following the Saturday meeting", reports CMC.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Michael Clarke, Mitchell Johnson in Shane Warne's all-time XI

Skipper Michael Clarke and pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson were the only representatives from the current Australian cricket squad to find a place in the country's all-time XI named by spin legend Shane Warne on Friday.

New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond to quit after World Cup

Wellington: New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond will quit after the World Cup Feb 14-March 29. New Zealand Cricket’s head of cricket Lindsay Crocker said Bond did not accept the contract extension that was offered to him.

Win World Cup Again, Virender Sehwag Tells MS Dhoni

Gurgaon: With the ICC Cricket World Cup just a little over a month away, out-of-favour batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday wished the Indian team and hoped that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side would be able to defend its title in Australia and New Zealand.(Sehwag Not in 30 Probables for World Cup)