Melbourne, Dec 25 : Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will step down from his position after his contract ends after the next Ashes series in 2019. “Darren Lehmann has confirmed that he will not seek to extend his tenure as Australia’s coach beyond his existing contract, which is set to run out following the next […]

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New Delhi, Dec 23 : Former India stumper Saba Karim was on Friday named General Manager, cricket operations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He will assume office on January 1. The General Manager’s post had been left vacant after the resignation of late M.V. Sridhar over a conflict of interest […]

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Indore, Dec 22 : A good all-round performance helped India beat Sri Lanka by 88 runs in the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) match at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Skipper Rohit Sharma, who blasted a 35-ball century, piloted India to a mammoth 260, the joint-second highest T20I total. In reply Sri Lankan batsmen […]

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Perth, Dec 18 : Australia reclaimed the coveted Ashes urn after defeating England by an innings and 41 runs on the final day of the third cricket Test at the WACA stadium here on Monday. With the win, the Kangaroos also took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match rubber, reports Efe. “Captaining an Ashes-winning […]

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Mohali, Dec 13 : Captain Rohit Sharma led from the front with a historic third ODI double ton (208 not out) as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 141 runs to not only avenge the loss in the series opener but also level the three-match rubber 1-1, at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here […]

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli tied the knot with actor Anushka Sharma in a private ceremony in Italy on Monday. Kohli tweeted the announcement late on Monday night. “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you.This beautiful day will be […]

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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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