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India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli’s new role injects stability
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Kohli was out there for testing 60 deliveries, scored 46 runs and hit only three, yes three, boundaries.

Yes, India defeated Pakistan, now for the reality against South Africa
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Different team, stiff challenge but the same old questions for Team India to answer.

World Cup 2015: M S Dhoni’s form disappoints, pattern reassures
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Dhoni was in a similar zone during the 2011 edition, but came out all guns blazing when it mattered.

India vs Pakistan, 2015 World Cup: Five turning points
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Kohli's ton was the highlight of Sunday's match, but Indian bowling too made things difficult for Pakistan.

India vs Australia, World Cup 2015: Ajinkya Rahane, pacer Umesh Yadav offer hope in meek surrender
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

India meekly surrendered against Australia but the defending champions have a couple of reasons to cheer about.

World Cup 2015: Defending champs India eye treble amid fitness trouble
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

With fitness issues left too late to address, India are racing against time to field a fit XI for the World Cup.

After a month in limbo, DDCA League resumes
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

The competition was put on hold after members alleged that the ground rentals have gone up.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni in white retires for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Blue
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s retirement from Test cricket is a blessing in disguise for Team India.

Virat Kohli deals with Australia the Aussie way
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

The Indian vice-captain reached three-figure mark, punched in the air, acknowledged the crowd and took Johnson on.

India vs Australia, Boxing Day Test: India hit right notes on Day 1 at the MCG
Fri, Dec 26, 2014

While the scoreline makes it India's day, Steve Smith - unbeaten on 72 - ensured the honours were evenly shared.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: It’s advantage Australia on Day 3
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

India again found it difficult to get rid of the tail quickly and allowed the Aussies to get a handsome lead of 97.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2: Five highlights from the day’s play
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Umesh's fiery bowling, Warner's innings, Rogers gritty innings and more talking points from Day 2's play.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2 Quick Singles: India fight after morning collapse
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Australia got the second day off to a good start, but India pulled things back before Tea.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 1, Quick Singles: Australia feel the heat Down Under
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Skipper Smith tried everything but wasn't able to get the kind of results one expected from the hosts.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 1 Quick Singles: Murali Vijay holds fort as wickets tumble
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

The afternoon session was just the period of play Australia were looking for.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 1, Quick Singles: India survive early Gabba test
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Only one wicket, a good 89 runs on the board and the first session well and truly went India's way.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 5 Quick Singles: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli raise hopes of win
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Second session not only drove the visitors into safety, but gives them a chance to go for the possible win.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 5 Quick Singles: India rebuild after early hiccups against Australia
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

For the visitors to stand any chance of winning or saving the Test, Kohli-Vijay need to bat at least for another 75-100 runs.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 4 Quick Singles: India, Australia turn the heat up Down Under
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Not sure how long this episode will continue, but it will definitely inject fire into the series.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 4 LIVE Quick Singles: Nathan Lyon scalps five against India, is he the new Moeen Ali?
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Lyon registered brilliant figures of 5/134 and helped Australia bowl out India for 444, and take a handy lead.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 3 Quick Singles: Virat Kohli roars back to form
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

While Rahane missed on a hundred, Kohli, with the way he was batting, missed a chance of a possible double.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Day 3 Quick Singles: Nathan Lyon impresses after Cheteshwar Pujara’s solid 73
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Nathan Lyon was impressive with his consistent line and length which kept the Indian batsmen guessing.

India vs Australia, 1st Test Quick Singles: India recover after struggle, Mitchell Johnson rattles Virat Kohli with a nasty bouncer
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

When Dhawan and Vijay walked out to bat this morning, it was a clear sky and an absolute belter of a track to bat on.

India vs Australia, 1st Test 2nd Session Quick Singles: Michael Clarke in agony, David Warner in ecstasy
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Michael Clarke's back injury resurfaced and the Australian skipper was retired hurt after scoring 60.

India vs Australia 1st Test, 1st session, Quick Singles: David Warner’s assault, Ishant Sharma’s spell and Virat Kohli’s gamble
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

The major talking points from the morning session of the first day of the series opener in Adelaide.

India tour of Australia: The openers will be crucial, and they have their job cut out
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Australia is never an easy tour for the batters and double the task if you are facing the music first up.

Phillip Hughes’ death affected me greatly, it could’ve been me: Ahmed Shehzad
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

A day after the world paid tribute to Hughes, Pakistan's Shehzad speaks on how he got away from the harm's way.

From boring to attractive: Hanuma Vihari makes a statement
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Once not considered for shorter format, Hanuma Vihari's world has taken a turn - all in 5 months.

Reverse Singh: Pankaj wakes up after tea
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

The plan that was laid out to get Rahul resulted in the wickets of Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik and Prasanna.

Duleep Trophy final: On greener side but it will be usual Kotla wicket, says Piyush Chawla
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The DDCA curator has spiced the top with some grass but ground staff hints at a shave before the game.

An interactive history of the Asian Games
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

A look at how Asian giants have fared at the Asian Games over the years. Bonus: breathtaking archive shots.

‘I’m not here to make gentlemen, I’m here to produce fighters’
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Hitesh Sharma played a crucial role in the laurels Delhi earned in junior cricket in 2012-13.

Samsonite Torus solar backpack review: ‘Charges’ phone, pocket
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Willing to spend Rs 10,000 for a backpack which solar charges your phone? This is a complete No No.

Unmukt Chand finds right balance for Down Under
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

A better prepared Chand returns to the country which made him the poster boy of junior cricket in India.

FIFA World Cup: Loew and his constants
Wed, Jun 11, 2014

After impressive Qualifiers, Germany are well and truly tuned for the right beats in the Samba Land.

IPL 7 preview: George and his Kings
Wed, May 28, 2014

KXIP will look to seek revenge against KKR, who defeated them comprehensively in their last league game.