Dinesh Karthik

2nd T20I: Five Positives For Team India From Win Over Australia

Excellent fielding, Axar Patel's arresting bowling, Jasprit Bumrah's return; Rohit Sharma's rollicking cameo, Karthik, the finsher: Five positives from India's win over Australia

1st T20I: Karthik’s Cameo Fires India To 68-Run Win

BENGALURU: Riding on captain Rohit Sharma’s half-century and Dinesh Karthik’s blazing cameo, India thrashed West Indies by 68 runs on Friday in the 1st T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. After Nicholas Pooran won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first, Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav cracked 44 runs for …

Karthik, Avesh Help India Level Series

BENGALURU: On a pitch that spat out the variable bounce and some spice, Indian bowlers made mincemeat of South African batsmen and clinched an 82-run victory in the 4th T20I at Rajkot to level the series. The final match of the series, which will be a decider, will take place at Bengaluru on June 19. …

Klaasen’s Class Act Decimates India; SA Take 2-0 Lead

CUTTACK: Riding on Heinrich Klaasen’s whirlwind 81, South Africa chased down 149 in 18.2 overs against India in the 2nd T20I at Cuttack to seal a four-wicket win. The visitors have now taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Rabada and Parnell’s stranglehold: South Africa’s opening bowlers – Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell – …

India Vs SA T20s: Which Team Has The Edge?

BENGALURU: India and South Africa are set to lock horns in the five-match T20I series which is starting on June 9. The series is being organised keeping in mind the World T20 which will take place later this year in October-November. So, both the teams are looking at it to try different players, finetune their …

With Hardik As Skipper, Sachin Picks His IPL 2022 XI

  BENGALURU: Cricketing maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday picked his Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 team based on the individual performances of players during the tournament. Prominent names such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma failed to make the cut as Sachin didn’t go by reputation or their past performances. “It’s got nothing to do …

IPL 2022: Wicket-Keepers Who Have Rocked Opposition’s Boat

BENGALURU: Wicket-keepers play an important role in any team’s prospects, but their importance increases manifold in the T20 format. Not only do they have to don gloves and acquit themselves with distinction, wicketkeepers are also required to come good with the bat and unfurl brisk innings. Here are the three best wicketkeepers of the IPL …

IPL 2022: Dinesh Karthik’s Late Blitz Sinks Rajasthan

MUMBAI: Royal Challengers Bangalore (173-6) handed Rajasthan Royals (169-3) their first defeat of the season on Tuesday by winning the match 13 of the Indian Premier League by four wickets. Here are the major highlights from the match – Compact and composite Buttler: Jos Buttler is renowned for his audacious strokeplay but on Tuesday he …