James Anderson, David Warner in focus in Ashes finale

Published on Jul 26, 2023 09:49 PM IST

Rain ruined England’s comeback surge at Old Trafford to keep Australia 2-1 ahead, but they need to win the Oval Test starting on Thursday to square the series

James Anderson in action(AFP)
By, New Delhi

Watch: Sarfaraz retires hurt after copping heavy blow on helmet, in comes Rizwan

Sarfaraz was hit on the helmet by Fernando, who bowled a bouncer on the very first ball of the afternoon session.

Sarfaraz Ahmed has been replaced by Mohammad Rizwan as a concussion substitute in the ongoing second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka(AFP-Sri Lanka Cricket Twitter)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 07:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mark Wood hijacks mic, plays ‘Barbie’ song in Stokes' press meet; video viral

When Ben Stokes was just about to answer questions from journalists, Mark Wood hijacked the microphone and played the song: "I'm a barbie girl".

Mark Wood and Ben Stokes
Published on Jul 26, 2023 07:44 PM IST

With World Cup in focus, India eye specific slots

The ODI series gives the Indian team management a great opportunity to assess players who will fit into their World Cup plans

 India's Rohit Sharma with head coach Rahul Dravid during practice (Reuters)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 07:59 AM IST
By, New Delhi

West Indies legend Ambrose names India pacer who has impressed him the most

India's pace battery now revolves around Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Siraj but who is the best among them? West Indies legend Curtly Ambrose answers.

Jasprit Bumrah (R) and Mohammed Shami
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 11:14 PM IST

‘Best of Luck to Dream 11 team’: Twitter furious over India's new ODI jersey

Hosts West Indies will meet India in the curtain-raiser of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series on Thursday.

Members of the Indian team posed in their new jerseys ahead of ODI series(BCCI-ANI)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 05:32 PM IST
By, New Delhi

‘If I’m bowling horrendously…': Anderson takes retirement question head-on

Jame Anderson wasn't interested in fielding questions regarding his future in Test cricket ahead of the fifth Ashes Test against Australia.

England's James Anderson(AFP)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 05:28 PM IST

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Siraj take ICC Test rankings by storm; Rohit enters top 10

Yashasvi Jaiswal, who made a solid start vs West Indies, continued his rise in the ICC Test rankings by claiming a career-high of 63 on the list for batters.

India's captain Rohit Sharma congratulates Yashasvi Jaiswal(AP)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 08:47 PM IST

Top Indian cricketers write to BCCI as flight delay leaves them sleep-deprived

The flight carrying Indian cricketers from Trinidad to Barbados got delayed, leaving the players miffed and sleep-deprived ahead of the West Indies ODI series.

India's captain Rohit Sharma, right, talks to bowler Ravindra Jadeja(AP)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 02:13 PM IST

'Plays shots I could only dream of': Cook sees shades of Sehwag in ENG youngster

Admiring his shots and approach, Cook saw shades of former India opener Virender Sehwag - who was quite the trendsetter in his own right - in Zak Crawley.

Alastair Cook (M) has noticed similarities in Zak Crawley (L) and Virender Sehwag's batting.(Getty)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 02:03 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Malaysia bowler surpasses Deepak Chahar, creates new T20I bowling world record

Syazrul Idrus created a new T20I world record during Malaysia's match against China during Asian regional World Cup qualifiers.

Malaysia's Syazrul Idrus (L) created a new T20I bowling record on Tuesday(ICC/File)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 12:38 PM IST

Watch: MS Dhoni's age-defying video takes internet by storm, fans shellshocked

As fans wonder whether MS Dhoni will be back for another IPL season, a jaw-dropping video of their beloved star has emerged, sending a wave of thrill among them

MS Dhoni's uber-cool post-workout video is burning up the internet.(Twitter)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 12:20 PM IST

Watch: Intentional or not? Internet divided over Babar Azam's 'unique' boundary

Babar Azam had a quiet outing in the first Test against Sri Lanka, but made a strong start to his innings in Colombo.

Babar Azam attempts an unusual four during the Test against Sri Lanka(Twitter)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 12:34 PM IST

‘We aren't focused on winning’: ENG star's bizarre remark after Ashes heartbreak

Australia retained the Ashes after the fourth Test in Manchester ended in draw, following a total washout on day 5.

England's Ben Stokes walks off at the end of play in Manchester(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 10:08 AM IST

'It is painful': Kapil Dev laments fall of West Indies

The 2023 World Cup will mark the first time the tournament will be played without the West Indies in it.

Kapil had managed to be on the winning side of a bilateral Test series against the West Indies just once in his career
Published on Jul 26, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Ashwin reacts after fan-anger over Mumbai, Kolkata not being given England Tests

The BCCI announced the schedule for 2023-24 home season, with England touring the country for five Tests in January-March next year.

Rohit Sharma (L) and Ravichandran Ashwin (R), of India during day three of the First Test between West Indies and India (AFP)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 09:04 AM IST

India vs Pakistan clash at 2023 WC likely to be rescheduled, here's why

According to the original schedule, the iconic clash between the two neighbouring teams will take place on October 15.

Babar Azam (L) with Rohit Sharma during the 2022 T20 World Cup(Getty)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 08:09 AM IST

Shahid Afridi attacks Harmanpreet over controversial conduct in Bangladesh ODI

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi didn't mince his words as he talked about Harmanpreet's behaviour during the third ODI vs Bangladesh.

Harmanpreet Kaur's conduct came under scanner during the final ODI against Bangladesh(File)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 10:18 AM IST

Karthik's no-nonsense verdict gives edge to India star over Samson for WI ODIs

Dinesh Karthik feels the India star has an edge over Sanju Samson in the West Indies series.

Karthik feels the India star has an edge over Samson(Getty Images-ANI)
Published on Jul 26, 2023 07:08 AM IST
By, New Delhi

'Don't compare Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar': Windes legend ends debate

Curtly Ambrose, who has had his fair share of duels with Tendulkar, and has also seen Kohli grow into a modern-day giant, feels one should never compare the two

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli
Published on Jul 26, 2023 06:35 AM IST

'Virat said sorry, Zak said…': Ishant's explosive revelation, Zaheer clarifies

The episode dates back to early 2014 when Team India were on a tour to New Zealand.

Virat Kohli and Zaheer Khan
Published on Jul 26, 2023 06:14 AM IST

'Can’t condone Harmanpreet’s behaviour, game is above individuals'

ICC suspending her for two international games would hurt India as Harmanpreet is one of the most valuable players

Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali Raj at an event to honour the India women's team(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 07:46 AM IST
By, New Delhi

SL vs PAK 2nd Test: Pakistan in lead before rain plays spoilsport in Colombo

Pakistan was 178-2 at stumps at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

Pakistan's Naseem Shah (R) and Abrar Ahmed (L) inspect the ground after rain stops the play(AFP)
Published on Jul 25, 2023 10:23 PM IST
Reuters | , Colombo

'Virat should enjoy this part': Zaheer urges Kohli to take up new role

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan wants ex-skipper Virat Kohli to take up a new role at Team India.

Zaheer Khan wants ex-skipper Virat Kohli to take up a new role at Team India.(Getty Images-PTI)
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 10:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Ranji Trophy sides can absorb 4-5 West Indies cricketers...': Ex-India keeper

The Ranji Trophy doesn’t allow international players but Deep Dasgupta said if the BCCI permits then the West Indies players could benefit.

Kemar Roach (2L) and Kraigg Brathwaite (L), of West Indies, celebrate(AFP)
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 10:29 PM IST

‘He can prove to be…’: Moin Khan's impartial evaluation on son Azam's potential

Azam Khan, who too is a wicketkeeper-batter just like his father, has made a serious case for himself with his destructive approach.

Pakistan legend Moin Khan and son Azam Khan
Published on Jul 25, 2023 08:24 PM IST

Pakistan's Bismah Mahroof pulls out of Asian Games over child-carrying rules

Bismah declined to be part of the Asian Games after the organisers refused permission to participating nations to have athletes bring their babies for the Games

File photo of Indian cricketers interacting with Bismah Mahroof and her child
Published on Jul 25, 2023 07:43 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq set to join PCB as advisor

The chairman of PCB management committee Zaka Ashraf informed that Misbah has declined a full-time paid role, but accepted to head a cricket committee.

Misbah Ul Haq(PCB/Twitter)
Published on Jul 25, 2023 07:42 PM IST

India to play 3 ODIs vs AUS before WC, host ENG for 5 Tests in home season

India’s coming home season will comprise 8 white-ball matches against Australia and a 5-Test series against England.

India's Hardik Pandya, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and others during a match(ANI)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 12:00 AM IST
By, Mumbai

‘He was found wanting’: Karthik names India's biggest lows in West Indies Tests

Dinesh Karthik, while talking about the lows for India in the series which they won 1-0 after the 2nd Test was a draw, said Rahane was “found wanting”.

India's Shubman Gill plays a shot(AP)
Published on Jul 25, 2023 06:54 PM IST
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