We have to bat like Virat, Pujara in second innings: Cummins

Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:41
Australia pacer Pat Cummins asked his fellow teammates to bat like Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara after they were skittled out for a paltry 151 in the first innings of the third Test here. “It was obviously not ideal. We…

ICC warns Pakistan coach Arthur for code breach

Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:40
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur was handed an official warning and one demerit point for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third days play of the first Test, which South Africa won by six wickets at Centurion on Friday.…

Cummins always delivers when chips are down: Finch

Friday, 28 December 2018 09:30
Australia opener Aaron Finch on Thursday heaped praise on pacer Pat Cummins, saying he is one bowler who rises to the occasion when the pitch has nothing to offer. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has been a flat one with…

Tough pitch to score runs on, says centurion Pujara

Friday, 28 December 2018 09:29
India’s Cheteshwar Pujata, who scored a brilliant century on the second day of the third Test Against Australia on Thursday said the pitch was difficult to bat on. Pujara played 319 balls and scored 106 runs. “It is a tough…

3rd Test: Pujara, Kohli, Rohit put India in driver’s seat on Day 2

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:36
Australian openers survived the early jitters to post 8/0 at stumps on Day 2 of the third Test after India declared their first innings at a mammoth 443/7 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Thursday. Aaron Finch (3…

Dhoni recalled for T20Is vs New Zealand

Tuesday, 25 December 2018 10:07
Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Monday recalled to India’s T20I squad that will play a three-match rubber in New Zealand. The selectors also announced the One-day International (ODI) squads for the three and five-match rubber against Australia and…

Batsmen definitely need to step up, feels Rahane

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:45
With the four-Test series between India and Australia currently locked at 1-1, India Test Vice Captain Ajinkya Rahane on Monday urged his team’s batsmen to step up and support the bowling unit in the third Test starting at the Melbourne…

Fit-again Jadeja available for 3rd Test vs Australia

Monday, 24 December 2018 09:55
The BCCI announced on Sunday that all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has regained fitness and is now available for selection for the third Test against Australia which begins on December 26. “Jadeja’s left shoulder has continued to improve and he is now…

Ashwin remains doubtful for Boxing Day Test: Shastri

Monday, 24 December 2018 09:54
Indian cricket team’s head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has attained full fitness before the third Test, starting December 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), but off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin still remains doubtful. Shastri said…

Row affected me and family, but time to focus back on cricket: Mithali

Sunday, 23 December 2018 09:26
Speaking for the first time after the controversy that rocked women’s cricket in the country, India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj on Saturday acknowledged that she and her family had gone through “stressful” times in the last few days but now…