Cricket

Root warns rout of Pakistan can’t ‘paper over cracks’

12 months ago AFP 0
Joe Root has insisted a dominant win against Pakistan must not be allowed to “paper over the cracks” when it comes to England’s form in Test cricket. The England captain saw his side end a two-match series all square at 1-1 after a thumping innings and 55-run victory completed inside three days at his Headingley home Read More

Rashid Khan leads Afghanistan to comfortable win

12 months ago Arani Basu | TNN 0
Two of Afghanistan’s most potent weapons—Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman—sliced through Bangladesh top order to mark a memorable start to their first ever ‘home’ series here on Sunday night as the city celebrated its maiden international cricket game at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium. The first T20I, played amidst some chaos and much fanfare, ended in a Read More

Chance for Karthik to once again prove his Test credentials

12 months ago Vivek Krishnan | TNN 0
For Dinesh Karthik, there couldn’t have been a more opportune time to get a recall into the Indian Test side. Replacing the injured Wriddhiman Saha for the one-off Test against Afghanistan starting in Bengaluru from June 14, Karthik’s confidence must be sky-high at the moment after a whirlwind past few months that have included taking India to a Read More

BCCI calls SGM but COA shows the red flag

12 months ago K Shriniwas Rao | TNN 0
The BCCI members are all set to raise ‘serious concerns’ over the manner in which the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has ‘denigrated’ India’s stand at the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the last one year and taken decisions at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) without ‘adequate considerations’. These concerns form a part of a detailed Read More

Notorious IPL bookie’s diary has dirt on Bollywood, other big names: Cops

12 months ago Nishikant Karlikar | TNN 0
Bookie Sonu Jalan, the alleged kingpin of the IPL betting scam, in his police statement, has mentioned several prominent names who bet huge amounts on certain IPL teams and players, an officer from the anti-extortion cell of the Thane crime branch told TOI on Friday. He said Jalan’s statement is corroborated with his handwritten notes in his personal Read More

IPL likely to begin on March 29 next year

12 months ago K Shriniwas Rao | TNN 0
It is not just the Indian political fraternity which is waiting to see whether the central government will push for early Lok Sabha elections heading into 2019. The BCCI – which has to take a call on the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League(IPL) – is also waiting with bated breath. The cricket board is stuck between Read More

Eoin Morgan Named In England ODI Squads After Finger Fracture

12 months ago Agence France-Presse 0
England captain Eoin Morgan has been included in the one-day international squad for matches against Scotland and Australia despite suffering a fractured finger. Morgan was ruled out of his scheduled appearance for the Rest of the World against the West Indies in a Twenty20 fixture at Lord’s on Thursday after chipping the end of his right Read More

Toss to stay, pitch preparation to be prerogative of host member boards

12 months ago K Shriniwas Rao | TNN 0
The cricket committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC), led by former India captain Anil Kumble, is of the view that the ‘toss’ should remain an integral part of Test cricket and should not be done away with. Whether or not to do away with the toss in Tests – amid views that it should be automatically awarded to Read More

Who’s Ian Chappell?: Chris Gayle on Australian’s ban comment

12 months ago Vijay Tagore | Mumbai Mirror 0
Chris Gayle sported a turban for this interview and was as forthcoming as one would have expected him to be. He claimed to have been best treated by his new franchise, KXIP. In a chat with Mumbai Mirror, he took a range of questions, including on his career, danger of being not picked in the IPL Read More