Wellington, Feb 4 : Failing to recover from a back injury, New Zealand opener Martin Guptill was on Monday ruled out of the upcoming three-match Twenty20 international series against India, starting on February 6. Guptill had sustained the injury while throwing a ball during fielding practice on the eve of the fifth ODI here after […]

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Dubai, Feb 4 : After scoring three successive half-centuries in the recently concluded series against Australia, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved up three places in the latest ICC rankings for ODI batsmen. The stumper, who is now at the 17th spot, had scored 51, 55 not out and 87 not out and […]

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Wellington, Feb 2 : India’s assistant coach Sanjay Bangar on Saturday confirmed the return of in-form Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Sunday’s fifth and final ODI against New Zealand, after the former skipper was declared fit. The 37-year-old Dhoni was out of the third and fourth ODIs with a hamstring injury and his return to the […]

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Wellington, Feb 2 : On a high after comprehensively winning the penultimate fourth ODI, New Zealand, despite losing the series, will hope to end the five-match rubber on a high when they take on India in the final match at the Westpac Stadium here on Sunday. With regular skipper Virat Kohli rested for the remainder […]

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Dubai, Feb 2 : After stunning performances in the first two ODIs against New Zealand, India’s opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana has rocketed to the No.1 spot in the latest ODI women’s batters rankings, the ICC announced on Saturday. Smriti cracked her fourth ODI century and an unbeaten 90 in India’s 2-1 win in the three-match […]

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Johannesburg, Feb 2 : Cricket South Africa has decided to rest skipper Faf du Plessis for the last two Twenty20 internationals against Pakistan while announcing David Miller as the stand-in captain. Seamers Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn have also been rested for the T20Is, while wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock and all-rounder Jean Paul Duminy will […]

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Dubai, Feb 1 : Former India skipper and India-A coach Rahul Dravid on Friday said that India are one of the favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup, slated to be held from May 30 in England and Wales. “I think India are playing very good cricket at the moment and go in as one […]

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Hamilton, Jan 30 : A confident India will aim to maintain their winning streak when they take on hosts New Zealand in the fourth contest of the five-match rubber at the Seddon Park here on Thursday. The Indian team has already taken an unassailable 3-0 lead and will now be led by stand-in skipper Rohit […]

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New Delhi, Jan 30 : Former cricketer S. Sreesanth on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that he initially confessed to the Special Cell of Delhi Police about his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal to escape continuous police torture. The former cricketer, who was banned for life for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing, […]

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