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28 July, 2017 3:27 AM BCCI not keen on ending monopoly, nepotism: Lodha

A day after Justice (retired) RM Lodha expressed shock over the BCCI's SGM expressing reservations over five major reforms, the former Chief Justice of Supreme Court made more scathing remarks on the cricket board officials on Thursday (July 28). He said reforms like cooling-off period between two terms, age cap and nine-year tenure are supposed to end monopoly 18

27 July, 2017 2:52 PM India vs Sri Lanka: Nuwan Pradeep Over The Moon After Taking Virat Kohli's Wicket

The medium-pacer claimed six wickets in the Indian innings. Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Pradeep expressed his delight at taking the prized scalp of Virat Kohli after bagging his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests on the second day of the series-opener. Opting to bat first, India piled on the runs in the first innings of the first Test with centuries from Shikhar 21

27 July, 2017 12:46 PM India vs Sri Lanka: Hardik Pandya, Pacers Put India In Command On Day 2

Bowlers put their foot on the pedal after a flamboyant innings from debutant Hardik Pandya enabling India to be in firm control of the proceedings in the first Test against Sri Lanka. At stumps on the second day, Sri Lanka were struggling at 154 for 5 after Pandya's 49-ball-50 helped the visitors reach a mammoth first innings score of 600. Shikhar Dhawan 21

27 July, 2017 11:11 AM India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Shami, Umesh leave Sri Lanka reeling after India's 600

India finish Day 2 in firm control of the first Test in Galle against Sri Lanka. The visitors scored 201 runs earlier in the day with Hardik Pandya scoring a fifty to back up the good work of Shikhar Dhawan (190) and Cheteshwar Pujara (153). Umesh Yadav got the first breakthrough for India, pacer Mohammed Shami also struck twice with the new ball to set them back as Upul Tharanga 14

27 July, 2017 10:07 AM India's lower order contributions outshine Pradeep six-fer

An inspired bowling performance from Nuwan Pradeep and probing lines from Lahiru Kumara notwithstanding, India managed to post a sizeable total with the lower order coming up with useful contributions. Pradeep finished with a rich haul of 6 for 132, his best bowling performance in first-class cricket and Kumara bagged three. However, a fifty on debut 17

26 July, 2017 5:04 PM Umar Akmal Claims He Has Been Cleared Of Corruption Allegations

Umar was sent back from England after failing a fitness test before the Champions Trophy. Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal, on Wednesday, has claimed that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has cleared him of any spot-fixing or corruption allegations. The enigmatic batsman also admitted that he had not given enough time to prove his fitness and had no one to blame 20

26 July, 2017 2:40 PM India vs Sri Lanka: Destiny Had A Different Plan For Me, Says Shikhar Dhawan

The left-hander scored a career-best 190 off 168 balls on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan has been in and out of the Indian Test side and has been given an extended run by the selectors despite some poor performances. But just when time seemed to have run out for the left-hander, with Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul becoming 19

26 July, 2017 8:04 AM Dhawan engineers India's positive start

Shikhar Dhawan's good form in ODI cricket in recent months translated into a solid performance in the five-day format as the left-hander helped India set the tone with a good start in the first session on Day 1 of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday (July 26). Registering his first half-century since July 2016 - his second fifty 21

26 July, 2017 4:16 AM Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1: Virat Kohli Elects To Bat, Hardik Pandya Debuts

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1, Live cricket score: While India start as overwhelming favourites after the seventh-ranked Sri Lanka scraped past Zimbabwe in a one-off Test last week, head coach Ravi Shastri has warned against complacency. New India coach Ravi Shastri will look to make certain his team remains the world's best Test side as they take on Sri Lanka 14

25 July, 2017 10:52 AM CCI to host MSLTA’s WTA event from Nov. 20

The Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) will host a WTA 125K series event at the Cricket Club of India from November 20 to 26. The players prize money for the 125K series is $ 115,000. “The MSLTA applied for this tournament and the WTA confirmed it by putting it on its website today (Tuesday). This is one of the year-end WTA tournaments 20