K Gowtham returned with figures of 6/104 as Karnataka defeated Mumbai by an innings and 20 runs to register a semi-final berth
Choosing between R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be a dilemma for Indian skipper Virat Kohli during the upcoming South Africa series.
Hopeless and breathless for most part of the series, the visitors step up on the final day as Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva dig in to deny India.
Dhananjaya de Silva endured bouncers, yorkers and sledging to score his maiden hundred, alongside a textbook rescue act.
Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas criticised the umpires for not calling off play earlier despite bad light.
Ajinkya Rahane’s struggles with the bat continue even as India leave Sri Lanka reeling at 31 for 3.
BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that the board does check the weather before allotting matches in "places like Delhi, the NCR, and western UP."
Jasprit Bumrah’s inclusion though meant that left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav would miss out.
Captain Dinesh Chandimal (147 batting) and former captain Angelo Mathews (111) helped Sri Lanka reach 356 for 9 on Day Three of the third and final Test
High level of pollution in the capital made it difficult for the visitors on the second day of the third Test at Feroz Shah Kotla.
At his home venue, Virat Kohli scored his sixth double century; India declared at 536/7 after Sri Lanka complained of poor air quality
While he missed out on a double hundred that was there for the taking, Murali Vijay scored 155 runs; Virat Kohli is batting on 156.
Virat Kohli desperately tried to manufacture edges to his slip cordon during practice, but such has been his touch that he was middling even those he was intending to mishit.
With India’s fast bowling reserves bursting at the seams, talented Gujarat pacer Jasprit Bumrah finds himself out of favour in Test cricket.
Heeding to Kohli’s request, the selectors have finally decided to rest him for the 50-over installment of this series
R Ashwin took four wickets in the second innings to become the fastest bowler to 300 Test wickets; helped hosts complete an innings-&-239-run victory over Sri Lanka
The only time Rohit Sharma looked laboured was when he was on 49, soaking up 11 balls for the one run that would restore his confidence
India captain Virat Kohli broke a host of milestones enroute his 19th Test ton on Day 3 of the Nagpur Test against Sri Lanka
Making a first appearance for India in eight months, Murali Vijay scored 128 runs off 221 balls to help this team to a 107-run lead
‘Test match specialists’ Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara put India in the driver’s seat with their 10th century partnership.
Ishant Sharma's resurgence could not have arrived at a better time, just before India's tour of South Africa.
R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja picked 7 wickets between them as Virat Kohli’s men dismissed Sri Lanka for 205 on Day 1 of Nagpur Test.
India talk about preparing for overseas tour and pace dilemma on eve of another Test on green wicket.
Virat Kohli said the team had no option but to treat the three Tests against Sri Lanka as practice for the South Africa tour.
Nagpur, which hosted India vs South Africa on an akhara of a pitch in 2015, has been told to dish out a green-top for the 2nd Test.
Vijay Shankar has been called up to the Indian team for the Sri Lanka Test series in the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar who has asked for personal time off.
Chattisgarh trounced Himachal Pradesh by an innings and 114 runs at Dharamshala to give themselves a day off for tourist activities.
An ardent cricket fan, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, like a wide-eyed fanboy in front of his idol, listened to Anil Kumble’s anecdotes.
In Kerala, footballing culture is still vibrant, as evidenced by the maniacal support for Sevens and ISL, but the presence in the national team is negligible.
A record-breaking 12th double ton on his familiar patch fills Cheteshwar Pujara with hopes of a productive season beckons.
Spain have shown flexibility in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and shown that they can move away from the tiki-taka whenever necessary
Spain U-17 Coach Santiago Denia said that one of the things he looks in his midfielders is their ability to contribute with goals.
Spain U-17 team produced a near-perfect performance in their 3-1 win over Iran as they set up the semifinal clash with Mali.
When Iran attack, they suddenly switch from a 4-4-1-1 to 4-1-3-2 formation, where the link-up between the wingers, Mohammad Sardari and Mohammad Ghaderi, and forwards has been exceptional.
Iran were busy simulating tackles during their practice sessions. They almost formed a line of three, one behind the other, and the defenders would have to deny the attacker from breaching them.
Brazil eased past Honduras in a night when Kochi turned out in numbers to watch them play one last time.
How the Dhaka Lit Fest brought stories and people from across the world to Bangladesh.