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Hyderabad: Umesh Yadav and Virat Kohli celebrate the fall of Roston Chase's wicket on Day 3 of the Second Test match between India and West Indies at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Oct 14, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Desperate India face tough test down under

India will look to learn from its mistakes to put a strong batting performance against probably the weakest Australian team...

Thiruvananthapuram: India's Rohit Sharma in action during the fifth and final ODI match between India and West Indies in Thiruvananthapuram, on Nov. 1, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Tough fight on the cards as India,WI clash

West Indies will be playing their first bilateral T-20 series against India.    Fact of the matter is – the...

Pune: India's Virat Kohli in action during the third ODI (One Day International) match between India and West Indies at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune , on Oct 27, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

The Virat Sach

Think of Indian cricket team in the late 90’s without Sachin Tendulkar, and it would be like a lamp without...

Pune: India's Virat Kohli gets dismissed during the third ODI (One Day International) match between India and West Indies at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune , on Oct 27, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Kohli scores, but India falter

India failed to score West Indies’ 284 and bundled in 240 runs.   Cricket fraternity and fans are running out...

Guwahati: India's Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant during a practice session on the eve of first ODI match against West Indies in Guwahati, on Oct 20, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

India reshape to shape up for the WC

India will look to prepare for WC against the West Indies in ODI series.   The West Indies cricket team hasn’t...

Hyderabad: India's Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant on Day 2 of the Second Test match between India and West Indies at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Oct 13, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Pant, Rahane nudge India past 300 in 2nd test

Rishabh Pant stitched a crucial 146-run stand with Ajinkya Rahane and India ended the day with 308/4, trailing only by...

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Dhawan dropped for West Indies Test series

Shikhar Dhawan exploits in the recently held Asia Cup could not help him secure his place in the Test side...

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Kedar ‘full of surprises’ but berth in WC team doubtful: Ghavri

Former Indian fast bowler Karsan Ghavri thinks all-rounder Kedar Jadhav is “full of surprises” and India need players like him...

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India’s middle-order conundrum continues

The team seems to be missing a finisher who can endure high pressure on a regular basis in crunch situations....

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Afghanistan can compete against any team: Rajput

Pakistan almost had to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat against Afghanistan on Friday. Their win against Bangladesh side...

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Confident India face wobbling Pak

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has come back in form and proved why he is still the best bet in the bowling line-up....

Dubai: Indian captain Rohit Sharma during a practice session ahead of Asia Cup 2018 at ICC Cricket Academy in Dubai, UAE on Sept 14, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Race for Asian supremacy begins Tuesday

The high octane clash between traditional rivals India and Pakistan will take place in a group match on Wednesday.  ...

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Sindhu takes criticism on her stride

Challenging feistily the tag of ‘chokers’ given to her a year back after she repeatedly failed to cross the final...

Mumbai: Former cricketers Amol Muzumdar, Ajit Wadekar and Pravin Amre during Dr Dayal Foundation award ceremony in Mumbai on Dec 21, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Winning sessions should be the team’s focus: Pravin Amre

A beggaring belief at the role reversal in the current Test series between India and England may sound tempting but...

Bengaluru: India A cricketers Hanuma Vihari and Prithvi Shaw during a practice session ahead of  a four-day matches against South Africa A at M Chinnaswamy stadium, in Bengaluru, on  Aug 3, 2018 (Photo: IANS)

Difficult to get into playing XI: Vihari

If numbers are anything to go by, Hanuma Vihari is second to none. Vihari has the world’s best first class...

JAKARTA, Aug. 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Gold medalist Tajinderpal Singh Toor of India attends the awarding ceremony of men's shot put final of athletics at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Aug. 25, 2018.  (Xinhua/Pan Yulong/IANS)

Tajinder toor clinches gold in men’s shot put

Toor bagged the gold with a new Asian Games record throw of 20.75m.   As a school boy, Tajinderpal Singh...

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Kohli, Rahane propel India to reach 182/3

Unlike the previous two Test matches, the Indian top order showed intent and better defensive technique in overcast conditions.  ...

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The Lord of the Lord’s: England reach 230/5

Riding on the partnership of Bairstow and Woakes, England punctured India to reach 230/5 at tea on the third day...

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‘Only one match at a time’

P.V. Sindhu has been in sublime form ever since she won a silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016 but...

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A Test for india to exert dominance

The Indian team’s recollection of the England Test series last time isn’t the fondest. We saw some of the biggest...

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In-form Kohli ‘a dangerous customer’ for England: Gooch

With the ‘Men in Blue’ set to play against England in Birmingham from 1 August, a closely contested series seems...

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India’s wicket-keeper conundrum

It was 2018, 11th season of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL). A 20-year old marauding Rishabh Pant walks down...

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Zabivaka, the charming wolf

New Delhi: Unveiled last year in October, Zabivaka, is the official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia,...

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Matches can be abandoned over crowd discrimination

The referees on the pitch will have the full authority to suspend or abandon the match at this month’s World...