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BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

The Indian cricket board has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the country’s third highest civilian award — the Padma Bhushan — for his contribution to the game. A senior BCCI official confirmed that the Board has only sent one name for the Padma awards this year and it was a unanimous decision to nominate India’s most successful captain. “Mahendra Singh ... Read More »

Sehwag’s Shocking Revelation on Coach Job

Former Indian Cricketer Virender Sehwag was one of the aspirants for Team India Head Coach Job after Anil Kumble stepped down. However, It was Ravi Shastri who managed to become the head coach by the end of the selection process. Finally, Sehwag revealed some shocking untold facts of the whole selection process. ‘I was never interested to be the coach ... Read More »

Virat Kohli praises ‘bigger’ positive Hardik Pandya as India wins Sri Lanka test series

Indian Team captain Virat Kohli said he was very pleased with the Blue Men’s performance in the third Test against Sri Lanka as he secured a win on Monday. Virat Kohli further credit the performance of Hardik Pandya and said that his inclusion was definitely a positive aspect of the series. “Good win for us. Very happy with the overall ... Read More »

Axar Patel replaces Ravindra Jadeja for Pallekele Test

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been called in as a replacement for Ravindra Jadeja in the 16-man Indian squad for the third and the final Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka, beginning August 12 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Tuesday named Axar Patel as the replacement for Ravindra Jadeja in the ... Read More »

‘Feels good coming out of difficult situation to win the Test’

India registered a comprehensive win against Sri Lanka in the Colombo Test on Sunday and took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Virat Kohli’s men, who posted 622-9 declared in their first innings, won the Test by an innings and 53 runs after enforcing following-on. The hosts, who displayed a shambolic batting performance in the first innings and ... Read More »

Australia, NZ, Lanka to tour India from mid-Sept to Dec

Australia are all set to tour India for a limited-overs series, from September 17 to October 11 this year. Reportedly, the tour will comprise of five ODIs and three T20Is. Following the tour, Australia’s Trans-Tasmanian rivals New Zealand will visit India from late October to the first week of November. The Black Caps are expected to play three ODIs and ... Read More »

Ashwin regains 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings

Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin regained the second spot in the bowlers’ list while left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja continued to hold on to the top spot in the latest Test rankings announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday. The latest rankings take into account performances in the first Test at Galle in which India defeated Sri Lanka by ... Read More »

Mithali Raj named captain of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 team

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced the team of the recently-concluded ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, with Indian skipper Mithali Raj named as its captain. The 34-year-old from Hyderabad, was selected as captain after she led her side by example by scoring 409 runs in the 30-day tournament, which inspired India to reach only its second final, first ... Read More »

England beat India by nine runs to win Women’s World Cup

England beat India by nine runs to win the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. India, set 229 for victory, were on course at 191 for three but Punam Raut’s dismissal for 86 sparked a dramatic collapse. Anya Shrubsole took five wickets for 11 runs in 19 deliveries as India slumped to 219 all out with eight balls ... Read More »

BCCI congratulates Mithali & Co. on reaching Women’s WC final

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday congratulated the Indian women’s cricket team after they clinched an astounding victory over Australia to reach the finals of the of the ICC Women’s World Cup. All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur struck a sensational, unbeaten 171 as India–the Women in Blue –stunned the defending champions by 36 runs to storm into ... Read More »

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