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Lucknow to host 1st T20I as BCCI revises schedule of Sri Lanka’s tour to India

The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has announced a revised schedule for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour of India, keeping in the mind the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The assembly polls in UP are being held in seven phases, the last of which will take place on March 7. The tour will …

‘Leave him alone’: Rohit Sharma backs embattled Virat Kohli

KOLKATA: India’s limited-overs captain Rohit Sharma has thrown his weight behind embattled Virat Kohli, who has been grappling with poor form of late. Speaking with the media on the eve of the T20I series against the West Indies, Rohit stated that the team management has no issues with his form. “I think it all starts …

IPL auction 2022: Livingstone, Jofra Archer, Tim David make a splash on Day 2

During the two days of the mega Indian Premier League auction, a number of youngsters stunned everyone by fetching astronomical prices by different teams. Indian wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan and medium-pacer Deepak Chahar emerged as the two most expensive buys of the IPL auction 2022 by fetching Rs 15.25 crore and 14 crore respectively. Kishan was …

Who Has Stolen Ajinkya Rahane’s Credit?

Ajinkya Rahane, who was India’s stand-in captain during 2020-21 tour of Australia, has opened a can of worms by claiming in an interview that someone ‘stole’ his credit for the series victory. India had bounced back and registered a historic 2-1 Test series win Down Under after getting bundled out for 36 in the first …

Countdown Begins For IPL 2022 Auction

New Delhi: So which is going to be the hottest cricket team this IPL season? The auction of India’s biggest festival will begin tomorrow in Bengaluru. In a two day process (February 12 and 13), some of the biggest cricketing names will go under the hammer with as many as 10 IPL franchises making a …

Can Virat Kohli replicate Sachin 2.0?

After India’s unceremonious exit from the World Cup in March 2007, former Australian skipper Ian Chappell wrote a scathing piece ripping apart the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar. “Before anybody else makes a decision on what will happen to Tendulkar the player himself has to have a good long look in the mirror and decide what …

Proud That My Son Carried Tricolour At Beijing Winter Olympics: Arif’s Mother

TANGMARG (BARAMULLA): Nine kilometers inside from the main road of Tangmarg on Srinagar-Gulmarg road is a village Goiwarain Hajibal, where Arif Khan (31), who represented India at the Beijing Winter Olympics lives. The village is sleepy and is sparsely populated. The mood is celebratory. The family of Arif is distributing sweets and requesting everybody to …

1st Team To Play 1000 ODIs: India Set To Make History At Narendra Modi Stadium

NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma led Indian Cricket team is set to play 1000th ODI on February 6 at Narendra Modi Stadium, the first side ever to reach the milestone. India will play three ODIs and as many T20Is against the West Indies in Ahmedabad and Kolkata respectively, starting from 6 February. But fans are upset …

Captain Dhull Shines As India Storm Into U-19 World Cup Final

NEW DELHI: On Wednesday, Indian colts stormed into the final of the U-19 World Cup for the record seventh time by trouncing Australia in the semi-final. India have now reached the final for the fourth time on the trot. Hit by COVID-19 at the start of the World Cup as captain Yash Dhull and Shaik …

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule out; India To Open Campaign Against Pakistan At MCG On October 23

NEW DELHI: On Friday, ICC has announced the schedule of the most awaited Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Like the previous edition, India will start the campaign against Pakistan on October 23 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. Australia is hosting the ICC Men’s Edition for the first time in their history. Host will …