Lahore, Dec 11 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday banned opening batsman Nasir Jamshed for a year after finding him guilty of non-cooperation in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case. The 27-year-old, who has played 40 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for Pakistan, was arrested in the UK in February and released on bail […]

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New Delhi, Dec 11 : India will host newly promoted Test side Afghanistan for their first-ever Test match, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Monday. The dates of the historic Test will be chalked out later, BCCI acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary announced after a Special General Meeting here. He said […]

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Paris, Dec 8 : Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was honoured here with his fifth Ballon d’Or trophy as the world’s best soccer player, bringing him level with Argentine striker Lionel Messi, who finished second in the voting for this year’s prize. “I feel very happy, it’s a fantastic moment in my career, I’ve been waiting for […]

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New Delhi, Dec 6 : The 1-0 win in the three-Test rubber against Sri Lanka on Wednesday saw the Virat Kohli-led Indian team equal Australia’s record of nine consecutive Test series wins. Australia achieved the feat over a period of three years, remaining unbeaten from October 2005 to June 2008. The top ranked Indian team […]

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New Delhi, Dec 6 : In a decision that could see the return of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the skipper of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and some of its top players, the IPL Governing Council has allowed the returning franchises CSK and Rajasthan Royals to secure the players who represented them in the 2015 edition […]

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Nagpur, Nov 27 : India bowled out Sri Lanka for 166 runs in their second innings to register a victory by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here on Monday. Beginning the day 384 behind with nine wickets in hand and needing to […]

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Nagpur, Nov 27 : India premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday became the fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to take 300 wickets. The 31-year-old, who bagged eight wickets in the second encounter against Sri Lanka here achieved this feat in 54 matches, surpassing the record of Australia’s Denis Lillee, who achieved the […]

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Hong Kong, Nov 24 : Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to enter the semi-final of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Friday. Second seed Sindhu outplayed the fifth seed Japanese shuttler 21-12, 21-19 in a match which lasted 37 minutes. In the first game, Sindhu displayed a substantially improved performance and […]

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Kolkata, Nov 17 : Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels India need five-six fast bowlers in their ranks for the upcoming away tours in 2018. “Ishant (Sharma) is sitting out. Jasprit Bumrah is out, so we have good pool of four, five, six fast bowlers. The kind of cricket we are playing in the upcoming […]

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