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16 August, 2018 7:15 PM BCCI calls off opening fixtures of quadrangular series after heavy rains

The Board of Control for Cricket India on Thursday called off first two fixtures of the Quadrangular series, featuring India ‘A’, India ‘B’, South Africa ‘A’ and Australia ‘A’ sides.  The Board of Control for Cricket India on Thursday called off first two fixtures of the Quadrangular series, featuring India ‘A’, India ‘B’, South Africa ‘A’ and Australia 21

8 August, 2018 10:26 AM Rahul Dravid Keen On Seeing How Yuzvendra Chahal Does In Red-Ball Cricket

Rahul Dravid wants to see Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Siraj get more red-ball cricket. "For Chahal, obviously he has had a lot of success in white-ball cricket and for us. I have been seeing him for the past two-and-a-half years, when he first came to Australia. But there he only played in white-ball matches; he wasn't necessarily considered too much a red-ball 23

28 July, 2018 6:05 AM Sri Lanka Cricket bans Danushka Gunathilaka for misconduct

The opening batsman will also lose his match fee for the second test against South Africa along with any bonus or other related payments.   Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka all-rounder Danushka Gunathilaka was banned for six international matches for breaching code of conduct regulations on Friday. Sri Lanka Cricket, the national governing body, had launched 26

27 July, 2018 12:34 PM Sachin Tendulkar Seeks Coach Ramakant Achrekar's Blessings On Guru Purnima

Ramakant Achrekar, who was Sachin Tendulkar's first coach, was honoured with the Dronacharya Award in 1990 and was conferred the Padma Shri in 2010. The story of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar is well known to fans across India. 'Achrekar Sir' as he is fondly known, was the man who shaped Tendulkar's 36

26 July, 2018 8:31 AM Indian team for South Africa ‘A’ and Quadrangular trophy announced

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the India ‘A’ team for two four-day games against South Africa ‘A’ and the Quadrangular One-Day Series on Monday.  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the India ‘A’ team for two four-day games against South Africa ‘A’ and the Quadrangular One-Day Series on Monday 35

25 July, 2018 2:35 PM Police Question Sri Lanka Cricketer Over Hotel Rape

Sri Lankan police have questioned a player from the national cricket team after a Norwegian woman was allegedly raped in a hotel room while he was present, an official said. "He has said he was asleep and was not aware of what had taken place between his friend and the Norwegian woman," said the policeman on condition of anonymity. Selliah, a British 24

23 July, 2018 9:23 AM Rangana Herath's Six-For Helps Sri Lanka Thrash South Africa To Sweep Series 2-0

Sri Lanka on Monday completed a 2-0 Test sweep of South Africa to record their first series win over the Proteas since 2006 after Rangana Herath wreaked havoc with six wickets. De Bruyn was especially impressive, sweeping judiciously and defending doggedly on a tough surface, while Bavuma was also adept at picking gaps on the leg side and rotating the strike 41

21 July, 2018 8:49 AM Hashim Amla Becomes Third South African Batsman To Score 9000 Test Runs

Former all-rounder Jacques Kallis was the first South African to cross the 9000-run mark in Tests. In the ongoing 2nd Test against Sri Lanka, Keshav Maharaj completed a South African record -- nine for 129 haul on Saturday before the home side hit back by taking quick wickets, leaving South Africa in trouble on 19-3 at lunch. Maharaj's nine wicket spree 40

12 July, 2018 2:57 PM Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 1st Test: Dimuth Karunaratne Ton Lifts Lanka To 287 On Tough Day 1

The left-handed Karunaratne registered his eighth century in his 50th Test. Rabada, who came back after an injury, returned figures of 4-50, while Shamsi took three wickets on a seemingly turning sub-continent pitch. Rabada had made the first breakthrough for South Africa, dismissing Danushka Gunathilaka with a delivery that rose sharply and got the batsman 40

9 July, 2018 8:05 AM South African Women Cricketers Tie The Knot

South African women's cricket team captain Dane van Niekerk got married to her team's all-rounder Marizanne Kapp on Saturday. Born in 1993 in Pretoria, Dane van Niekerk has represented South Africa in 1 Test, 95 ODIs and 68 T20Is. In 95 ODIs, Van Niekerk has scored 1770 runs at an average of 33.39, including seven half-centuries. She also has 125 ODI wickets 23